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This soul-crushing video of a starving polar bear on dry land shows how global warming is destroying wildlife

A video of a starving wild polar bear roaming around dry land looking for food has gone viral.<p>In the heartbreaking footage, taken in Canada's northerly Baffin Islands, the bony male polar bear slowly ambles along dry land.<p>Head down, he rummages in a nearby rubbish bin looking for food. When he …

Rihanna’s getting a street named after her in Barbados — and that could mean big money for the tiny island nation

Celebrities and cultural figures often translate to high earnings for the hometowns or birthplaces they originated from.<p>Barbados wants you to “Shut …

William Shakespeare

These Frozen Yogurt Pops Have Cheerios Granola in Them

Yogurt with fruit and granola is a pretty common breakfast dish, but sometimes all it takes is one clever tweak to transform the everyday combination …

Breakfast

Japan Has Got To Be The Most Beautiful Place On Earth Right Now

April showers bring tunnels of flowers. 😍<p>If you didn’t catch any cherry blossoms this year, never fear: Japan’s wisteria season is nearly here, and there’s still enough time to plan a trip before the big bloom.<p>Japanese wisteria is a flowering plant with cascading blossoms that can grow up to three …

Japan

Succulent Cakes Are the New Wedding Cake Trend to Know

When it comes to wedding cakes, we’re always on the hunt for the new, the eye-catching, and the totally gorgeous. Succulent cakes manage to check off each one of those qualities and then some. Yes, that’s right: Those live-forever plants that you’ve decorated your desk with are now sugar-based, and …

Australian Ice-Cream Shop Serves Beautiful Gelato Flowers

i-Creamy Artisan Gelato offers some of the most delicious ice-cream in Sydney, but it’s not their award-winning creations or the predominantly Asian …

We'll Accept Endless Bouquets of This Rose-Shaped Ice Cream

If all roses were disguised as ice cream, we'd be much more likely to ask for bouquets. Cauldron Ice Cream in Santa Ana, CA, is making that dream a little closer to reality by serving up insanely pretty rose-shaped ice cream scoops inside "puffles," aka bubble waffle cones. People who don't live …

2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>January</b><p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last …

Travel

The Best of the Caribbean 2017

1 of 9<p>Best New Hotel<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Best Food Find<p>3 of 9<p>Best Island Adventure<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Best Island Comeback<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Best Luxury …

Bucket Lists

The world's top 25 treehouse hotels

18 Signs That Show We've Reached the Tipping Point

By Bruce Melton<p>Our planet's systems have a tremendous capacity to absorb punishment before they begin to show signs of degradation. Earth's ecology …

10 Most Anticipated Luxury Resorts Opening Around the World in 2017

The year is looking luxe already.<p>If your idea of a dream hotel stay includes bragging rights that you were the first out of anyone you know to pay a …

Dog Eats Family’s Entire Christmas Turkey, Can’t Move Afterwards

On Christmas Eve, one greedy pooch named Bubba snuck into the kitchen and secretly ate the whole turkey. The pet’s owner David Barrett from …

Top 17 for 2017: Best new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks

At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2017. Then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.<p>It already seems like 2017 is shaping up as a good year for ride …

Walt Disney Company

Is this the world's most beautiful cycle lane?

In a world where cities are increasingly looking for eco-friendly infrastructure solutions, Poland certainly seems to be on the right track.<p>A brand new glow-in-the-dark cycle lane, powered entirely by the sun, has just been unveiled near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of the country.<p>The …

Millennials Create A New 'Open House' Hospitality Concept For Accor

There’s more at stake with AccorHotels’ new brand, Jo&Joe, than whether it would work with owners who will develop the hotels – if it can be called that – or the millennial guests it is intended for.<p>Jo&Joe, being the first brand created by Accor since its new chief Sebastien Bazin came on board …

Hospitality

Climate activists blame Exxon Mobil for largest coral bleaching event on record

The ocean became a crime scene this week after environmental activists ensnared dead and bleached coral in yellow police tape.<p>Divers affiliated with …

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

Architecture

The 41 most nutritious foods on Earth

But which produce is the most worth your while?<p>Jennifer Di Noia, a researcher at William Paterson University who specializes in public health, ranked a long list of fruits and veggies based on their nutrient density to see which ones should be classified as "powerhouse" foods: those most strongly …

Top 10: the best five-star Hong Kong hotels

An insider's guide to the Hong Kong's top five-star hotels, from modern high-rises to palatial grande dames, including the best for swimming pools with views, Michelin-starred restaurants, sumptuous spas and luxurious rooms, in areas including Hong Kong island, the Central Business District and the …

This Veggie-Packed Sandwich Is the Only Lunch Recipe You Need

Looking for an exciting new lunch to bring to the office? One you'll <i>actually</i> want to eat instead of ordering takeout? Need a picnic- or …

Flavors

People Are Obsessing Over Sweet Potato Toast

And we're pretty excited about it.<p>In quite possibly the best food news <i>ever</i>, there's a new sweet potato cooking technique taking over that isn't so much a game changer as it is an entirely new game that you'll want to play forever and ever: You <i>toast</i> them. In an actual toaster. Yes, really.<p>When …

Toronto’s most overrated ice cream (and where you should go instead)

The El Chapo cone at Sweet Jesus, a shark-jumping, lineup-clogged soft-serve ice cream phenomenon just north of King Street West, on John Street, presents like a medical exhibit from the lost causes cabinet of a journeyman Victorian-era surgeon. Bulbous and misshapen, the cone is dipped in what …

Top 10: the best boutique hotels in Venice

An insider's guide to the best boutique hotels in Venice, featuring the top places to stay for period charm, attentive service, lovely gardens and canal views.<p>Ca’ Maria Adele<p>Tucked away behind the Salute in the pleasantly quiet, gallery-filled Dorsoduro sestiere, Ca Maria Adele has its own water …

Pineapple Desserts

Free-form pineapple, mango and berry tarts, coconut pudding with pineapple and candied cashews, roast pineapple splits with macadamia brittle and …

Make a Dessert Pizza for Memorial Day

What’s better than pizza? Cake! Okay we’ll call it a tie. On Memorial Day you won’t have to choose what to eat first — you can have your cake and eat pizza too. Dessert pizzas are really easy to whip up, so even if you’re not a pro-baker, it’s hard to mess them up. For a healthy and colorful twist, …

World Laughter Day: the world's happiest places

A Visual Tour Of Trip Advisor’s Top Ten Can’t-Miss Islands

Back in February, we gave you a visual tour of the 10 best beaches on TripAdvisor’s 25-best list. If your craving for a sandy vacation spot hasn’t yet diminished, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered like sunscreen. Here are the 10 best islands from TripAdvisor’s 2016 Traveler’s Choice awards—along …