Hannah Stauffer

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America’s First Political Cartoons

A look back at some of the illustrations that graced the pages of Puck magazine, America’s first humor magazine that satirized political and social …

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

Introducing: The Five Guys Secret Menu

<i>By: Justin Warner and Ben Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist</i><p>Five Guys just might make the best fast-food burger in the country, but beyond the straight-up offerings, we also dig the fact that they offer Pi + infinity different ways to tweak your burger, via an array of 15 totally free toppings, …

7 Actual Irish Dishes to Make This St. Patrick's Day

Corned beef and cabbage might be one of the most popular dishes to eat on St. Patrick's Day, however, it's not an authentic Irish recipe—it's …

10 Supposedly Irish Things That Aren't Remotely Irish

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, millions will be embracing all things Irish. Wait, make that faux Irish—because many St. Patrick's "traditions" have …

Ireland

Panda population grows nearly 17 percent

It’s good news for the furry black and white bear that has come to symbolize wildlife conservation. China announced the results of its Fourth …

Wildlife

I Tried To Design The Perfect Night’s Sleep. Here’s What Happened

Sleep tracking wearables, smart alarms, and fancy light bulbs are the future of a good night’s rest. But how much can they achieve?<p>I have one goal in life: to achieve the perfect sleep. I’m neither a morning person nor a night owl. I go to bed early; I wake up late. Each morning I invariably engage …

Gear & Gadgets

Inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

Ukraine's rebels are supposed to be putting down their arms. What can we learn about their next move from the psychology of the man who rules Russia?<p>In June 2005, Vladimir Putin saw a diamond-studded Super Bowl ring on the finger of Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots. Kraft was in …

Don't Make These 8 Classic Tax-Filing Fails

These common mistakes can keep you from getting the refund you're owed.<p>Slipping up on your taxes can exact a high price. Some of the most frequently …

Retirement

Day 12 of the 2014 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar http://goo.gl/g4BawQ : Star Cluster Pismis 24. Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large nebula NGC 6357, some 8,000 light years away. Part of the gaseous nebula is ionized by the youngest (bluest) heavy stars in Pismis 24. The intense ultraviolet radiation from the blazing stars heats the gas surrounding the cluster and creates a bubble in NGC 6357. The presence of these surrounding gas clouds makes probing into the region even harder. (NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellaniz/Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía)

The Most Horrifying Fast Food Menu Items Of 2014

According to Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. People born this year are said to be full of personality, enjoy socializing and have a great sense of humor. But, there's nothing funny about the fast food nightmares this year brought. From black hamburgers to chicken corsages, let us …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Drones

Ferguson awaits Grand Jury

Day in pictures: 17 November 2014

Muslims discovered America, says Turkish president

The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has claimed that Muslim sailors reached the Americas more than 300 years before explorer Christopher Columbus.<p>Speaking on Saturday at a gathering of Muslim leaders from Latin America, Erdogan said contact between Islam and Latin America dated back to the …

New 3D Optical Illusion Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, is a master at creating optical illusion drawings that blur the line between art and reality. Bruin, who is mostly self-taught, brings his anamorphic drawings to life by photographing them at precise angles, making the subjects appear to pop right off the …

George Hackney: Unseen WW1 photos uncovered

<b>A startling collection of previously unseen photographs featured in a new documentary provides a fresh perspective of life and death in the trenches during World War One</b><p>Belfast man George Hackney was a keen amateur photographer in the innocent years before the outbreak of war, and when he was sent …

A New York Artist Turned Her 170-Year-Old Farmhouse Into A Rainbow Playground

If you happen to be walking through the woods in High Falls, New York and stumble upon a sizable, candy-colored house, don't fret. You are not hallucinating, nor have you walked into a terrifying, Hansel and Gretel-like situation. You've found artist Kat O'Sullivan's abode, a 19th century farmhouse …

Bison Mummy Found Frozen In Siberia Dates Back 9,000 Years

Researchers are expressing astonishment over the mummified remains of an extinct bison discovered recently in eastern Siberia, and no wonder: the 9,300-year-old mummy has been so well preserved by the region's cold weather that its brain, heart, blood vessels, digestive system and even its fur are …

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Point of View: Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Yusuke Sakai | LensCulture

These photographs were taken on the street.<p>In this series, I regard an impending spectacle as an aggregate of figures.<p>When I have found my place, I wait for the moment when each figure will harmonize beautifully.<p>—Yusuke Sakai

Japan

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Art

David Zinn’s Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Colossal

<p>Since 1987, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and …

Heartwarming Video of a Lioness Excitedly Hugging the Man Who Rescued Her

On a recent visit to the Modisa Wildlife Project near Maun, Botswana, traveller John Hawkins captured this heartwarming footage that shows the incredible bond between a lioness and her rescuer. In the video, Sirga can be seen eagerly pacing back and forth behind a fence as the man, Valentin …

The First Law of Kipple: An Entire Floor Filled With Chromatically Arranged Junk by Dan Tobin Smith | Colossal

<p>About 3 months ago photographer Dan Tobin Smith set up a website to ask the public to donate kipple: junk that was lying around their house. “It’s …

Cheap Ways to Travel to Europe on Points

Visiting Europe is expensive. Most people scrimp and save to be able to afford a very basic trip to a city like Paris or Rome, staying in cheap hotels and enduring a brutal flight in a cramped seat. But budget-minded travelers don't have to accept this fate. With the help of a few travel hacking …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Get To Italy's Most Beautiful Mountain Range Now

We always knew the Italian Alps were pretty, but we didn't know just how gorgeous they really were.<p>The Dolomite Mountains are filled with villages, gorgeous lakes and sheer cliffs that soar into the sky. We really don't think the views couldn't get any prettier.<p>As part of the northern Italian Alps, …

Archaeology