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The World’s Youngest Rainforest Is Growing In Dubai

What’s the latest surprise to sprout from the desert in the Emirates? A tropical climate.<p>Never mind the toasty desert climate, there’s a rainforest growing in Dubai. This rainforest isn’t so much sprouting up from sun-baked sand by the Persian Gulf as it is under construction. It’s one of the main …

Mad Max

23 Amazing Photos Of Autumn Leaves

It's finally fall!<p>If you're like us, you look forward to the leaves changing color every fall like a little kid anticipates Christmas morning. To celebrate the arrival of fall, we've compiled some of the most incredibly beautiful photos of fall foliage from around the world.

Mama dog cries real tears of joy after she and her puppies were rescued

A video has recently resurfaced of a dog who appears to be crying actual tears of joy just moments after she and her puppies were rescued.<p>Almost immediately as the first tear rushes down her furry cheek, a woman tenderly wipes her face, comforting the sweet dog and reassuring her that she is …

Puppies

Podcast #239: Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts | The Art of Manliness

If you’re a man on the precipice of marriage or have marriage as a life goal, one worry you likely have is “Will my marriage last?”<p>While divorce …

Spider bites Australian man on penis again

<b>A 21-year-old Australian tradesman has been bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.</b><p>The man was using a portable toilet on a Sydney building site on Tuesday, when he suffered a repeat of the incident five months ago.<p>Jordan, who preferred not to reveal his surname, said he was …

Zoology

Ancient Roman coins found in an old Japanese castle - CNN Style

Ancient Rome

What If the Entire World's Population Lived in One City?

Here’s a thought exercise that starts getting kind of gross the deeper you dive into it: what if the entire world’s population lived in one city? …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

National Parks

The Best Astronomy Images of 2016 Are Truly Out of This World

The winners of the annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year have been announced. From eerie eclipses through to battered lunar landscapes, …

Inspired by /u/I_eat_insects post, I decided to share my collection of aerospace related photos!

Here Are the Beautiful Winning Images from the 2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards

On Monday we shared the finalists in this year’s international Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition, and now we can show you the stunning …

Nature Photography

Scientists Officially Name Parasitic Worm After Barack Obama

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesScientists have just officially christened <i>Baracktrema obamai</i>, a parasitic flatworm named after the United States’ current …

Zoology

8 of the most memorable drives in the West

In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives. But the dramatic roads that the National Park Service carved out in the early 20th …

National Parks

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Physicists Say Twin Towers Destroyed by Controlled Demolition on 9/11

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Christmas has come early for “conspiracy theorists” around the world. An academic report published by <i>Europhysics News</i> in time for the …

Skyscrapers

15 Amazing Entries from Nat Geo's Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<b>1.</b> "Bear Hug" by Aaron Baggenstos, who has several images featured among the contest highlights, shows brown bears in Alaska's Katmai National …

Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests

What it means to believe that “real” trees no longer exist<p>Something tremendous is happening; over the last few weeks, without too many of its globe-headed detractors noticing, a surprisingly vast community on the tattered fringes of intellectual orthodoxy is in turmoil. A bizarre new theory has …

Flat Earth

Dye and Soap in Macro Looks Like Exploding Galaxies

Throw some dye into milk, add a drop of soap and suddenly the whole thing turns into a psychedelic mess of shapes and colors. Sound familiar? You …

2016 September 7 - Eclipse to Sunset

<b>Eclipse to Sunset</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Luc Perrot (TWAN)<p><b>Explanation:</b> September's eclipse of the Sun is documented in the 68 frames of this …

Indian Ocean

Outdoor adventures in Pembrokeshire

Nowhere in the UK can rival Pembrokeshire, in Wales’ wild southwest, for coastal adventures. Here, you can eye puffins on Skomer, feel your stomach somersault as you jump from giddy heights while coasteering and kayak in silent exhilaration below cliffs that have been around since dinosaurs roamed …

A guide to outdoor adventures in Kosovo

Stand anywhere in Kosovo and you will feel the pull of the mountains. This small, diamond-shaped country is almost completely surrounded by majestic peaks, making it perhaps one of Europe’s most surprising adventure sports destinations. Whether you prefer to take in the scenery while gripping the …

The 7 Best Glamping Spots for Fall

Fancy camping is the way to go—no bugs, no backaches, but the same spectacular views. So pack your luggage and leave your sleeping bags at home. These seven glamping go-tos merge indoor luxury with the great outdoors.

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Vietnam

The Science Behind Mexico's Stunning Pink Lagoon

The magical mysteries of the natural world repeatedly leave us lost for words as a result of their raw beauty, but something on another level of wild …

Wire Sculptures Resembling Energetic Line Drawings Capture Animals' Graceful Movements

Artist Candice Bees creates elegant animal sculptures from bound wires, capturing graceful movements of both winged and four-legged creatures. Originally trained as an illustrator, she found its two dimensions hampering her creative spirit. “Since finding wire as a medium,” she tells us in an …

Sculpture