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Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it

What happens when a physicist decides to become a chef? If they're anything like Manuel Linares, then you can expect a fusion of food and science to come out of their kitchen. For instance, one of the Spaniard's masterpieces is an ice cream that changes colors when you lick it. He calls it the …

2 New Holes Mysteriously Appear in Siberia

Two new mysterious holes have appeared in the Siberian permafrost, the Siberian <i>Times</i> reports—just two weeks after the first crater appeared in the …

Oregon's secret surprises

Known primarily for the quirky city of Portland, Oregon is a mostly rural state that holds a landscape diversity to rival anywhere in the US. Big hitter destinations like Mt Hood, Crater Lake, Cannon Beach and the Columbia Gorge get heavy fair-weather traffic but there are plenty of other amazing …

Idaho: Experience the Wild Side of the Sawtooths

<b>Climb, float, and soak among the serrated peaks of south-central Idaho.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> A varied weekend full of high-adrenaline adventure starts with a quick boat ride across Redfish Lake. This shuttle ushers you to some of the best hiking and climbing in the state. After a short trek up the glacially …

United States Photos

See photos of the United States (including national parks, the Grand Canyon, Times Square, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Top 10 Funiculars & Cable Cars

Top 10 Funiculars & Cable Cars from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Zacatecas, Mexico</b> <br>The teleférico (cable car) swings above the mosaic of streets, plazas, rooftops, and domes of this elegant, rose-colored city before ascending Cerro de la Bufa in just a …

Georgia: Soar High Over Lookout Mountain

<b>Enroll in hang gliding flight school in the gorgeous hills of northwest Georgia.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Learn the nuts and bolts of hang gliding from lovely Lookout Mountain. In just two days, you’ll acquire all the skills necessary to successfully complete the requirements for the United States Hang Gliding …

Top 10 Climbs

Top 10 Climbs from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Mount Khuiten, Mongolia</b> <br>In Mongolia, it’s easy for a traveler to be quickly swept away by the endless green steppes, the heartiness of the Kazakh nomads, and the rolling landscapes that define the Altai …

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of Canada's most accessible natural wonders, which, for many visitors, makes it more of a photo op and less of an experience. It's easy (once you find a spot in the lot across from Horseshoe Falls) to park, cross the street into the mist, and jostle for a prime view of …

Delaware: Fly High

<b>Get a bird’s-eye view as you parasail hundreds of feet over the ocean.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> A thrilling experience where up to three people attached to a parachute fastened to a motorboat soar high in the air while the boat cruises along the ocean below.<p><b>Why Do It?</b> This bucket list item is the most scenic, …

The best places to swim with whale sharks

Swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences. Lucky, then, that there are a handful of destinations around the world where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.<p>Remember: keep a respectful distance from the gentle giants, …

Agawa Canyon

By late September, the hardwood forests surrounding the Agawa Canyon light up with the crimson and gold of autumn. These identical glowing vistas were among wilderness scenes captured in the early 20th century by what would become known as the Group of Seven, the legendary school of Canadian …

15 Gorgeous Spots That Take Us Back In Time...Without The Crowds

Sure, you could hop over to Paris or London or Rome for a bit of vacation and a history lesson. But wouldn't it be fun to go some place that isn't your typical tourist destination?<p>These 15 spots -- towns with charming medieval squares or even gorgeous old castles -- will provide all the history you …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

A Balkan Journey: Slovenia to Croatia

Heavy storms and a 100-year flood battered the Balkans in May, but by the end of the month, the sun appeared and I was bound for Slovenia and the northern head of the new Via Dinarica hiking trail, which follows the Dinaric Alps, a 620-mile string of peaks spilling south and east from the Alps …

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Stunning Examples of Surf Photography and Its Attendant Lifestyle

Chris Burkard has built a reputation as an innovative artist whose work has the capacity to seize the viewer into the moment. Burkard has developed a …