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Pyrénées National Park, France

Travel<p><b>Name:</b> Pyrénées National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1967 <b><br>Size:</b> 176 square miles (457 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Border Park</b> Stretching along the mountainous border with Spain, Pyrénées National Park includes six distinct alpine valleys and elevations that soar from a low of …

National Parks

Shoreditch House

Shoreditch House is part of the growing SOHO House empire – it is essentially a ‘member’s club’ for London-based media types which offers multi-level …

England

Why Wait for October? The World's Biggest Beer Festival Is Already Under Way

Oktoberfest is one of Germany's greatest cultural exports. Yet every time I mentioned it to German friends in Berlin, I was met with eye rolls and groans. Was this merely northern snobbery toward Bavarian tradition? Could the world's largest beer festival really be as culturally devoid and …

Wine-tasting in Moldova: a trip to the grape unknown

Ask someone to name Europe's great wine destinations and chances are you’ll wait a long time before they say Moldova. That’s not surprising, as this sliver of a country wedged between Romania and Ukraine is one of Europe’s least visited destinations and rarely comes up in conversation in any …

TSA: Woman arrested at JFK Airport with guns and marijuana

When do boxes of baby wipes, laundry tablets and kitty litter get you in trouble?<p>When they're stuffed with marijuana, ammunition and .40 caliber handguns.<p>A woman was arrested at John F. Kennedy International in New York on Monday for trying to smuggle two disassembled .40 caliber handguns, 350 …

Obama's coffee cup salute draws criticism - CNN.com

President Barack Obama's less-than-formal salute, shown here on Instagram.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- With a coffee cup in hand, President Barack Obama offered a less-than-formal salute Tuesday to a Marine standing guard as he exited the presidential helicopter, Marine One.<p>The White House Instagram account posted …

Indian spacecraft reaches Mars for less than it cost to make 'Gravity'

Country becomes the first to reach the red planet's orbit on its maiden voyage<p>India is celebrating a major milestone today, after becoming the first country to reach the orbit of Mars on its very first attempt. After launching in November 2013, an Indian spacecraft called Mangalyaan finally reached …

Scientists Have Discovered an On/Off Switch For Ageing Cells

Image: mopic/Shutterstock<p>In our bodies, our cells are constantly dividing in order to replenish our lungs, skin, liver and other organs. But most …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

Scientists make quantum leap, teleport data from light to matter

We're one step closer to creating the Ansible communicator in "Ender's Game," the warp drive envisioned by Mexican physicist Miguel Alcubierre and a "Star Trek"-style Transporter.<p>Or we can at least keep thinking that while scientists do the hard, incremental physics required to keep us dreaming of …