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Microscope Photos Show the Abstract Beauty of the World All Around Us

Photographer Linden Gledhill is a photographer who uses his background in biochemistry to capture gorgeous abstract images of the world at a …


Northern lights hotels: where to watch the aurora borealis

European Travel

Wildebeest migration begins three months early

Safari experts were left “astounded” after hundreds of thousands of wildebeest began arriving in the central areas of the Serengeti this week. The migration typically begins in early summer, but unusually dry conditions in the southern Serengeti have encouraged the animals to head north far earlier …

Fascinating Photos of Reindeer People Living in Mongolia

After living in Nepal and exploring Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami decided he would travel to outer Mongolia to document the nomadic tribes and their unique way of life. A scholar of Tibetan and Mongol languages who received his Ph.D. from Harvard …

Secret London: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

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Cheapest holiday hotspots 2015: Go to Prague, not Dubai

British holidaymakers will get more for their money in Europe this year, with a cup of coffee in Prague costing £1.06 compared to £4.67 in Dubai<p>British tourists looking to save money when on holiday should pick <b>Prague</b>, Portugal's <b>Algarve</b> or the Costa del Sol in Spain, a new report suggests.<p>The value …

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Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Urban Exploration Photographer Finds a Stash of Cash in an Abandoned House

What would you do if you came across a fat stack of cash while doing urban exploration photography? That’s what happened to Dave of Freaktography …

How rivers inspired the world's great writers

Egypt was “the gift of the <b>Nile</b>”, according to Herodotus (485-425BC), the Greek who is celebrated as “the father of history”. The same might be said of Mesopotamia and the Tigris-Euphrates, China and the Huang-He (Yellow River), India and the Indus. Rivers have quenched thirsts and fed crops, …

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Your Guide To Finally Living A More Organized Life In 2015

Small steps and simple habits help you tackle your hectic life.<p>If you’re determined to be more organized this year, don’t make the all-too-common mistake of expecting it to happen all at once.<p>“People decide they are going to overhaul their lives in January and they are going to do it all at one …


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8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …


12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on

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Eight habitable planets found orbiting distant suns in 'Goldilocks zone'

Astrophysicists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, US, have found eight new planets which could support life<p>Eight new ‘Earths’ which may hold liquid water and could sustain life has been spotted orbiting a distant sun in our galaxy.<p>The new worlds double the number of …

Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

In Saturn’s Rings, a Portal to the Planet’s Interior

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>In addition to being spectacularly beautiful, Saturn’s rings act as a cosmic seismograph: They keep a record of the shifts and vibrations happening deep within the giant world. These internal movements pull ever so gently on the ring particles and alter their …


Former British soldier becomes first man to walk the Nile

Levison Wood’s nine-month odyssey saw him walk more than 4,000 miles through Africa from the source of the Nile in Rwanda to the shores of the Mediterranean.<p>A former Army officer and Afghanistan veteran has endured marauding militias, searing temperatures and close encounters with wildlife to …

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11 Statement-Making Front Doors

Set the tone for your home with a welcoming front door. Here, we take paint color cues from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> Choose a color that compliments your brick and matches your shutters.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Bring personality to solid brown stucco (and shock your neighbors) with an …

Your Favorite Instagrams of 2014

From design secrets to the Hearst Castle, here are your favorite @elledecor posts from 2014.

The Arts

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

Interior Design

Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …

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24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

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Expert guide to Bath

If you heed just one piece of advice from this guide, let it be this: stay in Bath Sundays to Thursdays.<p>On those nights, accommodation tends to be much cheaper than on Fridays and Saturdays, and there should be no problem securing a single-night booking – most Bath hotels and b&bs insist on a …

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