Elsie Matarlo

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Supersized Bed Promises Dreams Of Fries Dancing Through Your Head

Forget dreams of sugarplums, a new bed designed by Cecilia Carey promises French fries dancing through your heads.<p>Carey's super-sized French fry bed is every McDonald's lover's dream come true. The bed, as you can see pictured below (and above), is a perfect replica of the restaurant's golden fries …

The 11 Struggles Of Ordering Pizza With Another Human

Ordering pizza is always a good idea, unless you have to order it with other human beings. That is the absolute worst.<p>If you're lucky, you'll have found one or two people in your life who will share your pizza-ordering philosophy, but those kindred spirits are few and far between. More often that …

Virgin Galactic Delays Flight Launch Again to Early 2015

Virgin Galactic has again pushed back its timeline for launching space-tourism flights from southern New Mexico’s Spaceport America.<p>Virgin owner and …

Angkor

<b>Site</b>: Angkor<p><b>Location</b>: Cambodia<p><b>Year Designated</b>: 1992<p><b>Category</b>: Cultural<p><b>Criteria</b>: (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)<p><b>Reason for Designation</b>: The ancient capitals of the Khmer Empire house some of the most remarkable architectural and artistic accomplishments of the ancient world.<p>* * *<p>Deep in the forests of Cambodia’s …

Discover Baltimore's Charms

See trip details for Baltimore, Maryland, one of 30 suggested family trips from National Geographic.<p>Maryland Guide<p>More Family Trips<p>“Whether you have history buffs, sports fans, jazz aficionados, or budding scientists in your family, they will find something to interest them [in Baltimore],” writes …

Daily life in India by Bernat Armangue

Bernat Armangue has worked for The Associated Press since 2005. He is currently based in Delhi, covering south Asia. Here, he captures daily life in New Delhi and Mumbai

New African titanosaur discovered in cliff wall in Tanzania

Big news! Really big news. Paleontologists from Ohio University have unearthed a titanosaur from Tanzania, a new species of oversized dinosaur named <i>Rukwatitan bisepultus</i>, which had forelegs about 6 <i>1/2</i> feet long and whose massive body probably weighed as much as several elephants.<p>The discovery …

Gray whale swims into Marina del Rey's harbor

A young gray whale made its way into Marina del Rey's harbor Tuesday evening, drawing onlookers and concern.<p>The whale, about 18 feet long, swam into the harbor about 6 p.m., said Peter Wallerstein, president of Marine Animal Rescue. It had been traveling south along the coast earlier in the day, …

Edwin Smith: finding sumptuous beauty in everyday life – in pictures

Sir John Betjeman hailed Edwin Smith as a ‘genius at photography’ and here you can see why. From ‘herring girls’ gutting fish to a woman hanging out her washing in an almighty gust, he made the ordinary rich and astonishing<p>Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith is at the Architecture …

Want To Live Longer? Take A Stand, Study Says

If you're reading this at your desk or on your couch, you might want to stand up first. While many of us think we can counter the effects of sitting all day in front of our computers or TV, by working up a sweat at the gym, a new study suggests that simply standing more could be better for …

Scientists 'make telepathy breakthrough'

Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be used to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two.<p>Neuroscientist Giulio Ruffini told the Today programme: "You can actually transmit information directly from one brain to another …

These 8 Tiny Islands Are Hidden Where You'd Least Expect Them

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one <i>very</i> particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them.<p>And since teensy isles are kind of our new favorite obsession, we've culled together some of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. A bonus: certain islands come …