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Americans can now visit 'China's Hawaii' without a visa — and the photos will make you want to drop everything and go there immediately

1/<p>Relax on one of the many beautiful tropical beaches.<p>Valerieka/Shutterstock<p>Sanya, the city on the southern end of Hainan Island, has a number of …

Asia Travel

Skeletons tell story of 'truly horrifying' fifth-century massacre

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 1,500 years ago, something terrible happened at Sandby borg, a ringfort on the beautiful island of Öland, off Sweden's southeast Baltic coast.<p>Yearly excavations beginning in 2011 provided the first clues to the island's grisly secret. The digging uncovered the skeletons of dozens of …

Paleontology

Here's Everyone Who Dies In "Avengers: Infinity War" And What That Might Mean

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILER I am very serious SPOILERS.

Marvel Universe

16 "Avengers: Infinity War" Moments That Shook Me To My Very Core

This post is literally ONLY spoilers.

Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great (r. 871-899 CE) was the king of Wessex in Britain but came to be known as King of the Anglo-Saxons after his military victories over …

World History

6 Accidents That Actually Happened in National Parks

Enjoy your trip, but follow the rules—they're there to protect both parks and people.<p>Every year, accidents happen at national parks, usually because visitors forget that they’re in the wild. You can avoid unfortunate incidents—like the ones below— by always following park regulations, and telling a …

National Parks

Lonely Planet names the most stunning buildings in the world

How many have you visited?

‘Insulted’ pro-Trump Spurs fans feel forced to choose between their team and the president

Not long ago, Cassandra Casanova would plan her weeks around the NBA playoff schedule. She would wear her San Antonio Spurs gear and spend days talking about her favorite team, dissecting its postseason matchup.<p>Not this year.<p>“I have no idea when the games are,” she said. “I could not care …

Basketball

You Have Perfect Color Vision If You Can See All These Butts

Butt can you see it?

Butts

'New' JRR Tolkien novel hailed as the 'Holy Grail' of his works is set to be published this year

A previously unreleased book by "Lord of the Rings" author JRR Tolkien is set to be published later this year and is described by experts as "the …

Literature

What 7 ancient iconic buildings looked like during their glory days

1/<p>The Parthenon in Athens, Greece, was constructed in the 5th century BCE.<p>Standing tall on the hill of the Acropolis, Athens' ancient citadel, the …

New JRR Tolkien book 'inspired by Battle of the Somme' to be published this year

An early work by JRR Tolkien which the Lord of the Rings writer called "the first real story" of Middle Earth will hit bookshops this August.<p>Written in 1917, while Tolkien was recovering from trench fever after the Battle of the Somme, The Fall of Gondolin has never previously been published as a …

Literature

Flights to Iceland Just Dropped to $92

You might think of it as home to the villains from <i>D2: The Mighty Ducks</i>, and that's true, but Iceland is also an incredible place to visit, and you …

Flying

Retired General Humiliates Ivanka Trump with a Single Tweet

Does the first daughter know anything about federal child fitness programs?On Monday, Ret. Gen. Mark Hertling humiliated first daughter Ivanka Trump …

Donald Trump

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

Crime

Rick Steves: What’s new in France and Switzerland for 2018

France and Switzerland are two of Europe's most appealing destinations, but they're constantly changing, so I've gathered these new items for your 2018 travel planning.<p>In Paris, prices at the Eiffel Tower are up nearly 50% to help fund a 15-year renovation, including a bulletproof, 8-foot glass …

France

Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

The food, wine and idyllic lifestyle of this region’s villages have always appealed to Brits – and with Brexit looming they’re settling in record numbers – but that has not dimmed its thoroughly French allure<p>The Dordogne comes close to offering everything that travellers head to France for: …

France

Meet the Kids of the World's Richest Billionaires, Who Attend Secret Schools and Enjoy Expensive Hobbies

They raise their kids just like everyone else, but with billions of dollars to do so.<p>Most kids face the same problems growing up, but some do so with …

This Incredible Game Of Thrones Theory Will Make You Root For The White Walkers

Even George R.R. Martin would approve of this one<p>There are a lot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> theories out there. There are the ones everyone knows about that ended up being true (R+L=J), and then there are elaborately crafted theories that use thousands of years of Westeros history combined with obsessively …

TV Series

17 Details From "Parks And Rec" That'll Make You Want To Watch It All Over Again

Did you know Star-Lord makes a surprise appearance?

Here's what US soldiers have worn into battle in every war since the American Revolution

From rags to spit-and-polish boots, from scratchy blue wool to the new operational camouflage pattern, from tricorn hat to helmet, the Army uniform has changed drastically through the years.<p>In honor of the US Army's 240th birthday, and the launch of the Operational Camouflage Pattern, Soldiers …

This adorable Copenhagen guesthouse is the smallest hotel in the world

It only has one cosy bedroom!<p><b>If you're a lover of all things snug and cosy, then you'll adore this compact hotel in Copenhagen.</b><p>Situated in the lively Vesterbro neighbourhood in the Danish city, Central Hotel & Cafe is the world's smallest hotel. It only has one bedroom and bathroom. The building …

We asked astronauts if they think aliens exist. Here's what they said

Jeff Hoffman has floated in the vacuum of space. He’s looked down at our planet from above, seen the whorls of clouds, the vast oceans, and the …

Artists Imagined GoT In The Disney Universe & The Result Is The Crossover We Didn’t Know We Wanted

The unbearably long wait for the final season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> has made many of us fall for rumors and hunt for 'leaked' photos. Source: …

TV Series

The Patriot Way | by Kevin Faulk

Listen: If there’s one thing I know after having played for the Patriots for 13 years, it’s that you don’t wanna be late to a Bill Belichick …

This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

6 things you should know before you go to Croatia

<b>Croatia has long been a popular summer holiday spot among those who want a cheap beach holiday or an interesting city break.</b><p>Croatia has plentiful …

European Travel

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

Elon Musk explains why he launched a car toward Mars — and the reasons are much bigger than his ego

Over the weekend, the SpaceX founder Elon Musk expanded on his rationale for launching a car toward Mars last month.<p>After Musk said in December that he'd launch his cherry-red Tesla Roadster to the red planet, many people did not believe him. But the tech billionaire delivered.<p>On February 6, SpaceX …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars with SpaceX — here's what he said it will be like as one of the first residents

Elon Musk said being one of the first people to colonize Mars won't be glamorous.<p>Speaking during a Q&A at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, the SpaceX founder addressed his plans to colonize Mars and what it will be like for those early pioneers on the red …