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Saturn hurricane snapped by Cassini craft

<b>An enormous hurricane raging at Saturn's north pole has an eye 2,000km (1,250mi) across - big enough to cover the UK 12 times over.</b><p>The striking images of the storm were snapped from a height of 420,000km (260,000mi) by the Cassini spacecraft, which arrived at Saturn in 2004.<p>They were captured in …

Astronomy

Safari Quest

Designed to aid the capable photography team from National Geographic, this 2035 ZAIRE Concept Car has all the innovations incorporated to ensure …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Whistler's HemLoft goes to Canadian Wilderness Adventures

UPDATE - Earth Day, Monday, April 22<p>The HemLoft is down now. Check for details of the future plans for the structure on Thursday.<p>UPDATE - Saturday, …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

“The story, as I explained it [to Jimmy],” Dennis Stock wrote, “was to reveal the environments that affected and shaped the unique charac…

“The story, as I explained it [to Jimmy],” Dennis Stock wrote, “was to reveal the environments that affected and shaped the unique character of James Byron Dean. We felt a trip to his hometown, Fairmount, Indiana, and to New York, the place of his professional beginnings, would best reveal those influences…. I would solicit an assignment guarantee to cover expenses. The obvious magazine to approach was LIFE…. It took only a week for LIFE to approve the assignment.”<p>New Yorkers: On April 2, <b>Milk</b> …

Purist High Performance

Aldo Schurmann’s Ferrari FT12 concept aims to be the pony brand’s first mid-engine V12, two-seater spider since the 1997 F50. Essentially, it’s an …

Obsidian reflections

USGS: Volcano Hazards Program CVO Newberry

Features of Newberry caldera<p>The present 6.5 by 8 km (4 by 5 mi) caldera at Newberry Volcano's summit formed about 75,000 years ago by a major …

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Jellyfish sightings on rise in Canadian lakes, rivers

Canadians who spend time fishing or swimming in lakes and rivers across the country may have encountered an unfamiliar creature lurking in the waters.<p>…

Wedge Tailed Eagle

Filitosa

Radically rethinking the bus system

Despite its daily frustrations, commuting by bus has barely changed for many decades. In the third of BBC Future’s Imagineering redesigns, Philips rethinks the bus stop and the entire service itself – creating a more flexible public transport system for the 21st Century.<p>Commuting by bus has changed …

On the path to Girolata

Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve

Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve<p>The nature reserve, which is part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica, …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

A long climb down

Arras France Tourism Guide » Martel trail in the Verdon Gorges (sentier Martel)

This trail was laid out in <b>1928</b> by the <b>Touring Club of France</b> and bears the name of the <b>French speleologist Édouard-Alfred Martel (1859-1938)</b>, <b>who</b> …

Embedded angles

Sydney Opera House Drawings

Talk<p>Patriotic Funding and the Home Front in the First World War<p>Sunday, 22 Jul 2018<p>1:00 PM to 2:00 PM<p>22 July: From the initial announcement of …

Learn more about Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece

Fallingwater is a house designed in 1935 by renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright as a private residence and weekend home for the Kaufmann …

Peaceful Sunrise At Milford Sound

Do People Belong in Landscape Photography?

<b>Reader question:</b> Is it true that a great landscape image will almost always be better if there’s a human presence in it?<p><b>My answer:</b> It depends on the intended use of the picture.<p>In general I would say that landscape pictures meant for magazines usually benefit from the presence of human figures …

Mouth-Watering Bugatti

The Bugatti Gangloff is like the chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting of the luxury supercar world… self indulgent… decadent… sexy… …