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Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

China

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

25 Amazing Hotels With Eye-Popping Views

A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring view is a welcome perk at any hotel, but some properties truly outshine the rest when it comes to the surrounding scenery. Fortunately, there are views that appeal to every kind of traveler, whether you want to gaze at mountains, oceans, vineyards, or dazzling city …

Ten Strange Things Eaten in China

Meet the Socialmaticfrom Polaroid

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The camera of the future is here! Well, in the very near future of 2015 it will be. And you can be the first in …

Redmayne and Cumberbatch have made science cool for school

The world of mouldy lab coats and asbestos bunsen burner mats has become the stuff of huge audiences, red carpet premieres and screaming fans<p>This year has seen mainstream films celebrating the achievements of, first, the mathematician Alan Turing and, now, Professor Stephen Hawking. And when, in …

Polar Bears Sparring

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the first in the Click! Click! Click! Series which profiles interesting photographic moments that Kike captures during his travels.</i><p>About the photo: Two male polar bears (Ursus maritimus) sparring.<p>Location: Canadian Arctic<p>If you like this photograph, you find it at the …

Angelina Jolie: 'Many times I haven't wanted to watch my movies at all'

In an exclusive interview with The Telegraph, Angelina Jolie tells Mick Brown about her political aspirations, quitting acting, and directing Unbroken, the story of Olympic runner turned war hero Louis Zamperini<p>Let’s get this out of the way first. Angelina Jolie herself would no doubt be the first …

Hobbit holiday homes you can stay in around the world

As The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits UK cinemas, we take a look at the best Shire-like abodes you can rent for your next holiday

You Asked: What Is My Poo Telling Me?

Some say you are what you eat. But really, you are what you poop. “Not only does stool tell you about the health of your diet, but it shows you how …

Holistic Medicine

How To Survive a Long-Haul Flight Effortlessly

I think it's safe to say that no one enjoys long-haul flights. No one. But here's how to safely survive a couple of days trapped in an aluminum canister with your sanity intact.<p>Some flights pass by in the blink of an eye; some drag on forever. The good news is that some flights are better than …

Why I Turned Down 2 Full-Time Job Offers Out of College to Freelance and Travel

I graduated from university in April 2014, wide-eyed and excited to be out in the real world. Rewind a few months prior and I had decided to give myself a trip to Colombia for 2 weeks after I graduate. I love to travel, have never been to Latin America and had a friend down there willing to let me …

Petra, Jordan: "A Rose-Red City, Half as Old as Time"

Pocketed away in the red-sandstone mountains of southern Jordan, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, lies Petra, a desolate, lost city that was once a lively hub and a welcome oasis for traders and their caravans.<p>The war in neighboring Syria and the influx of refugees into Jordan was no …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2014

Ellen DeGeneres. Hollywood, California. March 2, 2014: "It started out as a joke on Meryl Streep – because I adore her a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ellen …

Middle East

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

AdWords

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

Masai Warriors, Elephants and Giraffes All Made an Appearance at This Stunning Wedding in Kenya

Wedding photographer Jonas Peterson has captured dozens of beautiful weddings all over the world. But even with his impressive resume and archive of …

China's Expanding Middle Class Fuels Poaching, Decadence in Myanmar

In the remote jungle city of Mong La, endangered animals are sold as aphrodisiacs, traditional medicines, and gastronomic delicacies.<p>MONG LA, Myanmar—In this gaudy mecca of eroticism and greed on the eastern border with China, the cuisine isn't for the squeamish: Many items on the menu, including …

The new seven wonders: Defining the top technological marvels of the contemporary age.

1 The U.S. Aviation Control System<p><i>The seven wonders of classical antiquity were architectural marvels, triumphs of human ego and raw power. The great</i> …

5 Fitness Trends to Try in 2015

Curious about what’s going to be hot in the wellness sphere next year? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We put our sneakers to the ground to …

The Dirt on Dirt: 5 Things You Should Know About Soil

It's World Soil Day: why our life depends on it.<p>We walk on it every day. Get it under our fingernails. Track it into the house. But do we really appreciate the vital role soil plays—not just in the environment, but in human health?<p>The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is giving soil …

Eric Garner, Daniel Pantaleo, and cop training: Police departments must explain why their officers’ first instinct is the sudden use of force.

Eric Garner never had a chance.<p>Or, to be more accurate, the cops never gave him one. Rather than talk to Garner, whom they approached on a Staten …

What Does It Take To Earn $90,000 As An Uber Driver?

If you want to pull down close to $90,000 a year as an Uber driver, you'll need to spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel working.<p>Drivers for the car-sharing service in New York probably need to put in close to 80 hours a week to make around $90,000 a year, according to a blog post from …

The tracking shot: film-making magic - or stylistic self-indulgence?

In Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new movie, Birdman, a faded movie star, played by Michael Keaton, tries to reinvent his career by staging a Raymond Carver adaptation on Broadway. It is a virtuoso showboat, tipped for Oscars, most forcefully for its lead actor. But Birdman is actually about …

Remembering Pearl Harbor at the USS Arizona Memorial

This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on military forces at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. December 7th falls on a Sunday, just as it did on that "Day of Infamy" in 1941 when the sun dappled base was just waking up to another relaxing weekend day.<p>Despite the passage of time a visit …

NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

Airbus Captures Five $300M A350 Jetliners Flying Together In This Billion-Dollar Photo Shoot

This September, Airbus took to the skies to capture photos of five of its massive test and development A350–900s. The photo shoot was meant to …

Explained: How NASA is launching Mars mission with Orion test flight

The launch of the Orion spacecraft is the beginning of a mission to send humans to Mars, NASA says.<p>Here's a guide to the mission.<p>Orion is NASA's …