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The drop in museum visitors reveals a nation without aspiration or hope

A government report shows that visitor numbers to UK museums and galleries are down by millions. This is not due to distracted young minds – it is a symptom of economic strife<p>Britain’s leading museums and galleries, according to figures released by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, have …

Museums

Art in 2017: major events and museum openings

Whatever else 2017 brings, there can be no doubt that it is a bumper year for major art events. Here are a few stand-outs in a very crowded calendar.<p><b>The Grand Tour</b><p>Once every decade, international contemporary art’s three most prestigious events - the Venice Biennale, Documenta and Sculpture …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

10 Must-have apps that college students shouldn’t live without

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 45<p>The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It …

Apps

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Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing

From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky through our ancestors at these amazing archaeological sites.<p>The night sky is a time machine and so is archaeology. Since I was a teenager in Iran, a land filled with ancient sites, my passion for the night sky has blended with …

National Parks

10 of the best women-only activity holidays

Demand for women-only breaks is growing. These activity trips include yoga, surfing, boot camps, and dog-sledding, from Kent to Kilimanjaro<p>Via ferrata, Italy<p>Desperately Seeking Adventure runs active trips for small groups of women of all ages – the oldest participant so far was 72. There are two …

Paragliding

Meet the person about to become the youngest woman to visit every country in the world

Anyone prone to crippling envy should look away now because a 27-year-old is on her way to becoming the youngest woman in history to visit every country in the world.<p>Cassie De Pecol, from the US state of Connecticut, has spent the last 16 months ticking off nations at a rate of knots - it's now 180 …

British Columbia

The world's future hinges on supporting 10-year-old girls, says UN

Daline, 10, from Yaoundé, loves learning. Safeguarding her development, and that of 65 million other girls of her age, could shape the world, claims a new study<p>Ten-year-old Daline enjoys reading, dancing and using her mother’s make up. And she loves school. Her favourite subject is chemistry.<p>“When …

Sustainable Development Goals

Welcome to Wigtown: A Photo Tour of Scotland's National Book Town

If you've ever dreamed of running your own bookshop in a picturesque town full of bibliophiles, now's your chance. For anyone curious about the life …

12 Street Art Illusions That Deserve A Second Look

There are many magical things about art that makes it more than a science. When you see some of the ways that these artists combine architecture with …

Art

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

For the first time in 200 years, scientists will enter Jerusalem’s Holy Rock, said to be Christ’s tomb

JERUSALEM — Work has begun to save the holiest shrine in Christendom. It won’t be a simple patch-and-paint job.<p>This is the alpha and omega of …

Archaeology

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Asia Travel

The Secret Messages Hiding Inside 17th Century Engagement Rings

They make the modern diamond ring look rather boring.<p>A gimmel ring at the British Museum. (Photo: Geni/GFDL CC-BY-SA)<p>When shopping for an engagement …

Archaeology

World's oldest computer from 60BC predicted future, new study says

The world's first computer, which is about 2,000 years old, wasn't just used by ancient Greeks to chart the movement of the sun, moon and planets - it was also a fortune telling device, say researchers.<p>The 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator, the Antikythera Mechanism, is a system of intricate …

The world's most beautiful mosques

Islam

Watch This Makeup Artist Flawlessly Transform Her Face into Famous Paintings

Her face is her canvas.<p>If you ever find yourself in need of proof that makeup is its own spectacular art form, look no further than Lexie Lazear's gorgeous Instagram. Every look the makeup artist and wig designer posts is as stunning, magical, and colorful as the last — but recently, Lazear has …

Art

Google exec shares her best career advice for 20-somethings

Ivy Ross is the head of Project Aura, Google's secretive wearables branch, but she took an unusual path to become a tech executive.<p>Over the past two decades, Ross' career has included stints in companies ranging from Mattel to Gap Inc., and before that she was an acclaimed jewelry designer with …

Alien landscapes? No, just otherworldly places here on Earth | CNN Travel

Travel

Sunken Cities: the man who found Atlantis

One day in 1999, the French maritime archaeologist Franck Goddio went diving off the coast of Egypt. He was poised to make the most important discovery of his life.<p>That day, the visibility of the waters in <b>Aboukir Bay</b>, at the north-western edge of the Nile Delta, was terrible: at a depth of around …

Archaeology

Chicago's getting over 40,000 square feet of new street art in May

Columbia College's new street art festival, Wabash Arts Corridor Big Walls, is set to drastically change the look and feel of the South Loop. The …

Streetwear

Microsoft is buying 10 million molecules of custom DNA from a San Francisco startup

It seems that Microsoft is exploring the idea of using DNA molecules as a way to store massive amounts of data. Unlike hard drives, Blu-Ray discs, or pretty much any current storage technology, DNA stays intact and readable for as long as 1,000 to 10,000 years.<p>Better yet, Microsoft Research …

Jurassic Park

Professional Travelers Share Their Number One Dream Destination

<i>In each installment of the Uproxx Travel Guide, we ask some of our favorite professional travelers to answer one travel question — then share their best advice with you. From informational, to inspirational, to entertaining, our aim is to incite your wanderlust and provide bite-size takeaways you</i> …

Practical Tips For Getting a Job Teaching English Abroad

<i>Photos by A Cruising Couple</i><p>It’s no secret that teaching English abroad is a fantastic way to travel the world. Not only do you get to immerse in a …

NatGeo’s Travel Photography Contest Is Dripping With Wanderlust

Dust off your passports.<p>For travel photographers, adventure is a day job. Their workflow includes wandering around the world in search of beauty, culture and all the wild things in between.<p>And National Geographic's 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year Contest highlights just how lucky (and …

Blood of the Celts: The New Ancestral Story (Review)

Review<p>by James Blake Wiener<br>published on 26 April 2016<p><b>Rating:</b><p><i>Blood of the Celts: The New Ancestry Story</i>, by Jean Manco, a building historian and the …

Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with message: 'Be cheerful, enjoy your life'

Archaeologists in Turkey have received wizened advice from beyond the grave after uncovering a unique 2,400 year-old ancient Greek mosaic.<p>The floor …