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Dark Skies: Top Spots for Stargazing Around the World

When you live a hectic life in a polluted city, you rarely get a chance to observe the night sky. Take away the neon signs and the light pollution, …

Eight places that hate tourists the most

In the wake of Venice announcing it will no longer tolerate any new kebab shops or fast food outlets in order to “preserve decorum and traditions,” …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

These Photos of Vintage Beauty Products Are Absolutely Fascinating

With technology changing at an ever-increasing rate, it's easy to forget how far we've come in such a short period of time. According to a theory …

The strange, rare medical condition that leads people to insist they don’t actually exist

Cotard’s Syndrome—in which a person can believe that they’re dead, that their organs are rotting, or that they don’t exist—was first identified by the French neurologist Jules Cotard more than a century ago, in 1882. But the condition is so rare that it’s still far from fully understood.<p>Though it’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Tomatoes: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Tomatoes are ubiquitous in the American diet. They appear in sauces, salads, juices, soups and elsewhere. Their prevalence is good news; tomatoes are …

Accurate Watercolor Animals with Powerful Quotes

Gosha Bondarev est un artiste russe de Saint Pétersbourg spécialisé dans la calligraphie et l’écriture manuscrite. Il a décidé de réaliser cette …

Saint-Pétersbourg

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

Marchesa Dreams Up an Enchanted Garden-Inspired Bridal Collection for Spring 2017

Flowers for spring can sometimes feel so <i>done</i>, but the Marchesa design dream team of Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig took the garden-variety motif …

Divorce is a surprisingly common reason why the super-rich hide their money offshore

"Every now and then I get a call from someone saying, 'I'm thinking about getting a divorce in five years. Can you help me protect my assets in case I get one?'" said Randall Kessler, an Atlanta divorce lawyer and former chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. "That …

Corruption

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Lady Gaga, Marc Jacobs Crush It at NYFW: Pictures

Lady Gaga

The radical plan to destroy time zones

By Adam Taylor<p>, Reporter<p>Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: …

North Korea

Strike a pose: Celebrity passport photos through the years - Telegraph

This Composer Made Music Out of Gravitational Waves

Arthur Jeffes collaborated with NASA astrophysicists to turn a billion-year-old star signals into music.<p>Since the LIGO announcement last week, gravitational waves—ripples in the curvature of spacetime—have been in the limelight. Now one composer has reimagined the star signals from over a billion …

Rihanna Put on a Real Deal Fashion Show For Puma

What do Pete Wentz, SZA, Chris Rock, Jeremy Scott, and yours truly have in common? We all just watched the Fenty Puma by Rihanna fashion show together, the singer's first full collection for the German athletic brand. And, to quote my favorite Rihanna Vine, "SHE did THAT!"<p>What I'm getting at is …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

“Why aren’t there miracles anymore?”: Kids around the world ask Pope Francis the tough questions

To reach the young and faithful, Pope Francis is not afraid to try new things. To guide young Catholics through Lent, which started Wednesday (Feb. 10), the popular 266th pope is on messaging apps; late last year he dropped a rock album.<p>Now he’s going even younger: On March 1, Pope Francis will …

Pope Francis

5 Things to Know About the Chinese New Year

Monday marks the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, China’s biggest and most ceremonious holiday. Though China officially operates on the …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

Animal photos of the year 2015: Part 2 - Telegraph

The Activist Mermaid

Being a real life mermaid is a novel approach to ocean activism. But there are some who question whether her work can be doing more damage than good.<p>Hannah Fraser floated on a surfboard in a cove near the Japanese village of Taiji. It was just after sunrise on October 28, 2007, and local fishermen …

See some of the world’s most breathtaking drone photography in 2015

Smartphone cameras opened the art of photography to basically everyone, and now, camera-equipped drones offer access to vertiginous new perspectives, from skyscrapers poking through clouds to vast fields laid out like a carpet.<p>On social media site Dronestagram, you can share those shots and see how …

Photography

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Why Dogs Are Some Scientists’ New Best Friends

Dogs develop many of the same diseases humans do, making them good subjects for research<p>The DNA of dogs may offer clues about human conditions, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and autism, according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, who have launched a major …

Genetics

Top 10 Children’s Photography Tips

We all take so many photos of our kids, but it can be difficult to get that perfect shot when your little model won’t sit still, won’t smile, or will …

10 Ways to Give to Charity When You're Short on Cash

Give your time, stuff, and talents.<p>The holidays are hard on everyone’s budget, so don’t feel bad if you can’t write a big check to your favorite …

Fashion exhibitions you don’t want to miss in 2016

2015 will be remembered as the one that brought smash-hit McQueen extravaganza Savage Beauty to London – an exhibition so popular, the V&A opened overnight to keep up with demand – as well as self-funded shows from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci, who took on Beijing for their first …

Louis Vuitton