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World's first "negative emission" power plant turns CO2 into stone

For several years an international team of scientists has been working on a novel way to turn captured CO2 into solid minerals. The project is dubbed …

Carbon Capture and Storage

Why You Should Stop Walking Up Escalators

There are few things more infuriating than people who do not obey the time-honored rules of the escalator: walkers on the left, standers on the …

Country Lifestyle

Seth MacFarlane's awkward joke about Harvey Weinstein in 2013 makes total sense now

Harvey Weinstein's allegations of sexual harassment and assault were an open secret in Hollywood.<p>But in a few occasions, comedians seemed to use the …

Harvey Weinstein

People Are Watching This Election To See If Fascism Is Making A Comeback In Italy

Seventy-two years after the death of the former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, fascist movements are aiming to return to national politics. And anger against immigrants is propelling nationalists across the country.<p>ROME — A priest and a fascist will face off this fall in an election in Rome …

The Most Popular Airbnbs in Every US State, Mapped

If you read our previous article, '8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped,' you may have already decided to ride a Mississippi riverboat in St. …

Travel

7 out-of-this-world geodesic domes you should book ASAP

Okay, okay, that voice in <i>Field of Dreams</i> may not have been referring to geodesic domes when it whispered, “If you build it, they will come”—but that …

Download this: Lonely Planet's Instagram-like app for travel junkies

We've all been there: you go on a trip, spend hours snapping the most Insat-worthy pics you can, and then realize there's no way you can post them …

Skin Care

Lyft partners with Taco Bell to offer late-night taco runs

Ride-sharing service Lyft announced a new partnership with Taco Bell on Tuesday, to give riders the option of grabbing a late-night taco on the way to their destinations.<p>Called “Taco Mode,” the new feature is an in-app option that will be available first in Orange County, California, from July 27 …

21 of the world's most beautiful restaurants

While excellent food is paramount, ambiance is another huge factor when it comes to dining out.<p>Whether you seek stunning views, unique locations, or candlelit romance, these are 21 of the world's most breathtaking restaurants.

Cabo San Lucas

10 amazing places in Bali you need to go and see if you visit

Bali in Indonesia has always been a firm favourite amongst travellers looking to explore its superb tropical jungle landscapes, exceptional temples …

Asia Travel

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Thailand island hopping from Koh Rawi to Krabi

<b>(CNN) —</b> Volumes have been published about palm-peppered islands and sugar-coated beaches of tropical Thailand , their writers waxing lyrical about pillow-soft sand and crystalline waters. But with so many coastal choices, it can be a challenge to pick the perfect stretch of sand.<p>Seasonal weather …

Asia Travel

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

South Carolina

The Only European Travel Checklist You Need to Consult Before Takeoff

Going abroad is consistently on our list of favorite things to do, but there’s always an element of the unknown when you travel outside of the …

U.S. Dept. of State

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Hiking

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Thailand Right Now

The number of foreign visitors to Thailand has doubled in the past decade, and it's easy to see why. The country radiates beauty at every turn—from lush jungles to dramatic caves, golden temples to skies aglow with lanterns. Whether you're looking to soak up ancient culture or relax on one of the …

Asia Travel

The Best Honeymoon Splurges for Every Month of the Year

From Sonoma County to …

Sonoma County

8 great campgrounds in California

Camping takes work. By the time you have unpacked, pitched the tent, unrolled sleeping bags, set up chairs and realized you left behind your favorite camp skillet, it’s time to make lunch … or, worse yet, dinner.<p>Why bother? Because it’s a chance to escape, sample a bit of nature and sleep in a …

How a Canadian sniper shot someone more than 2 miles away, explained by a Canadian sniper

The sniper shot an ISIS militant in Iraq last month.<p>A Canadian special forces sniper just abolished a world record for the longest-ever successful shot on record. In Iraq, the sniper hit an ISIS militant from more than <i>2</i> <i>miles away</i>, with the bullet flying in the air under 10 seconds before hitting …

Self Defense

Victim of a hate crime? Now there's an app for that

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? What are the laws in your city or state that could protect you?<p>Now there's a mobile app for that.<p>The Council on American-Islamic Relations launched a new civil rights app this week called "Making Democracy Work …

Hate Crimes

Elon Musk loves video games — here are his favorites

As the head of Tesla Motors, Musk is leading the rebirth of all-electric vehicles. At SpaceX, his steering a company whose mission is to "revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets." And that's not to mention that he oversees SolarCity, a …

Tesla

Mormon girl who says she is gay has microphone cut off, stirring protest

13-year-old spoke to congregation in Eagle Mountain, Utah in May Bishop calls recording of incident and protest ‘problematic’<p>A video of a young Mormon girl in Utah telling her congregation that she is gay and still loved by God, before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders, has …

LGBTQI

The Incredible Italian Island You've Never Heard Of

Plan a visit to Ischia, but don't let the secret out.<p>There are places you go to get away from it all. And then there’s Sant’Angelo.<p>To get to this Italian village, you take an hour-long ferry from Naples to the volcanic island of Ischia, nestled a few waves’ breadth from Capri in the heart of the …

NY Times Compiles Definitive List of Trump's Lies

“Good Lord. There are so many, I nearly sprained my thumb scrolling to the end of the list,” historian Kevin Kruse tweets<p>An opinion piece by the New …

Donald Trump

Game of Thrones: 20 book bits they cut from the show, from Daenerys's lesbian sex to Tyrion's hideous crimes

TV Series

BLACK MIRROR Goes Low-Tech with a Short Story Collection

It’s no surprise that dystopian fiction has been on the rise lately. English anthology series <i>Black Mirror</i> was a bit ahead of the curve in that regard …

TV

The best small town for every type of traveler

Every traveler has their thing.<p>Some want to rappel down waterfalls, others just want to laze by the beach. Some are super into wine, others love a good brew.<p>And with so many towns to choose from, sometimes it's hard to get it right.<p>Here are 15 of the best small towns in the world for every type of …

European Travel