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Creationists Are Building a Real-Life Noah's Ark

A fundamentalist Christian organization announced the opening of a theme park that features a 510-foot-long, biblically-accurate replica of Noah's Ark. We spoke to the man building the religious version of Disney World.<p>On Thursday in Williamstown, Kentucky, I found myself standing in front of a …

Joel Osteen

The Last Stand: Abandoned World War II structures, in pictures - Telegraph

World History

Winning shots from Siena International Photography Awards 2015

In its first year, the Siena International Photography Awards is already Italy’s biggest photography contest, attracting entries from more than 100 countries. Following the announcement of the winners on 31 October, we showcase a selection of incredible shots now on display in the Tuscan city

Norway's fjords by kayak: Stunning Scandinavian landscape photographs - Telegraph

Paragliding

NASA Releases 8,400 High-Quality Images of Past Moon Missions on Flickr

One small step for man, one giant catalog of images for mankind.<p>A lot has happened regarding the topic of space in the last two weeks: from the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars to the release of Ridley Scott’s survival flick <i>The Martian</i>. Now, to keep the momentum up, NASA announced …

Space Science

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that nightmare you had after you watched <i>Se7en</i>. Normally, browsing through Facebook and the grossest subreddits known to man would ease the pain of this experience, …

The world's scariest airport landings: videos

<b><br>Isle of Barra, Scotland</b><p>Not so much a touchdown but splashdown at the world's only beach airport for scheduled flights. Flight times are dictated by the tide and the 'runway' is washed away each evening.<p><b>Skiathos, Greece</b><p>With the unofficial title "the St Maarten of Greece" the runway on tiny Skiathos …

Airplanes

15 Incredibly Ancient British Monuments You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The discovery of a "new Stonehenge" is a reminder that Britain is full of impossibly old things.<p>Wherever you are in Britain, you're not more than a couple of hours from something thousands of years old. Here are 15 of them, ranked from "newest" (everything's relative) to oldest.<p>The best-preserved …

Theology

13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit. Here are some places we've dubbed essentially Irish and must-visits on any trip. …

Take a tour of New York's most expensive penthouse suite

For the ultimate stay in luxury, head to the Ty Warner Penthouse suite at the top of New York City's Four Seasons hotel.<p>At $50,000 a night, it's currently the most expensive hotel suite in New York and was even named the most expensive hotel suite in North America last year.<p>The Four Seasons New …

Interior Design

Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Photos and video of family grappling with soldier trying to arrest son show how power of social media is challenging military might<p>Late last Friday a series of photographs from a protest in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh dropped on the news wires.<p>They portrayed a masked IDF soldier trying to …

These pictures will make you want to visit Pompeii, which was covered under a layer of volcanic ash thousands of years ago

Pompeii was buried under an almost 20-foot blanket of volcanic ash that flooded the city, killing 2,000 people.<p>It was one of the world's most famous and deadly volcanic eruptions.<p>The city was left untouched until explorers rediscovered it in 1748, finding that the ancient Roman city was virtually …

Archaeology

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places in California

<i>By: Grant Marek</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, and 2) zombies are jerks. Providing you with all the eerie fascination you can handle, but none of the "zombie dogs killing your …

The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Winners Will Leave You Breathless

Who said landscape photos had to be boring?<p>For the second year in a row, professional and amateur landscape photographers from all over the world submitted entries to the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The contest, which received 2,604 submissions, aims to select the …

14 places to see in Scotland before you die

SCOTTISH POET RABBIE BURNS wrote: ‘The best-laid plans o’ mice an’ men gang aft a-gley’. This is certainly true for even the most well planned trips …