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Einstein's most incredible prediction may be proven right this week — or a big rumor debunked

Gravitational waves may have been detected for the first time, but we won't know for sure until February 11, 2016 — when scientists will either …

High-flying photographer Vincent Laforet captures the radiant world below him

On the first day of an ambitious yearlong project to photograph 10 cities at night, Pulitzer Prize winner Vincent Laforet leaned out of a helicopter door, 7,500 feet above Manhattan. His first thought was of his children. His second was of how long it would take to fall to his death (41 seconds, …

Photography

Photograph: Philippe Caumes<p>‘Guggenheim of wine’ … La Cité du Vin Museum.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/e31d56da9ee96fc73d0332774aafe11a165431c3/559_348_3357_2013/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Collins …

Travel

These Are the Best Sunny Cities to Visit This Winter

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Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls en famille. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

Jasper National Park

This Alberta park—the largest in the Canadian Rockies—is wild in every sense of the word. Its local residents include grizzly bears, moose, and elk.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta<b><br>Date Established:</b> 1907<b><br>Size:</b> 2,774,500 acres<p>The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper is wild in every sense of the …

National Parks

The Perfect Weekend in Cape Town

When time is short, spend it well in Cape Town—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in South Africa's buzziest city.<p>You may be familiar with Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain and breathtaking beaches—a little less so with her ever-emerging culinary and cultural scene. Having been …

Cape Town

New Greek Taxes Will Increase Tourist Burden at Hotels and Restaurants

An hour west of Athens, the pebbly beaches by turquoise waters and pine-covered mountains are nearly empty as the Greek sunbathers who normally pack …

Seductive southern Crete

Although Crete hosts one-quarter of Greece’s annual visitors, it’s still possible to escape the crowds by heading south. Thanks to the rugged mountains that stretch across much of the island’s spine, southern Crete remains a place apart.<p>Known for their hospitality, traditional music and healthy …

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The Azores Islands Are The Atlantic Ocean's 'Best-Kept Secrets' For Excellent Reason

The only thing better than an unspoiled paradise is one that nobody you know has visited yet.<p><i>Some</i> people can say they’re familiar with the Azores, a group of nine islands some 800 miles off the coast of Portugal. But by and large, these rugged, salt-sprayed islands are what USA Today calls “some of …

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

The best beaches of the Albanian Riviera

Albania’s rugged coastline, with traditional villages nestled in isolated bays and golden beaches lapped by turquoise waters, was a revelation when travellers first started discovering the country a decade ago. Since then Europe’s last untouched beaches have changed almost beyond recognition, but …

Great Read: Aloha, Honolulu

Above the freeway, beyond the suburban houses crawling up the slopes of the Koolau Mountains, through a stand of Cook pines, past a grove of pungent eucalyptus, beside leafy breadfruit and Malay apple trees, long-stemmed bird-of-paradise flowers bloom. A regal-looking rooster struts across my path, …

Take Your Kit from Car Camping to Backpacking - REI Co-op Journal

First things first: Rules are meant to be broken. I once unknowingly lugged a full-size cast-iron skillet into the backcountry on a gear-testing trip …

I Heart My National Park: Glacier

Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but scarcely tall enough to …

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

Austria’s unlikely dive spot

Each spring, snowmelt floods Green Lake park, submerging benches and trails, and transforming the pastoral scene into an icy underwater world.<p>In Tragöß, Austria, a walk in the park is anything but – at least for part of the year.<p>Each spring, the snowmelt from the nearby Hochschwab Mountains causes …