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This is What Happens to You When You Hike Mount Kilimanjaro

Some 15 years ago, I was part of a film crew in Kenya where we briefly encountered a group of Europeans embarking on an expedition to the summit of …

Mountaineering

Here's proof that Earth is entering its sixth mass extinction

Diverse animals across the globe are slipping away and dying, as Earth enters its sixth mass extinction, a new study finds.<p>Over the last century, …

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami's 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Red Sea

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language--or at least knowing some basic phrases--is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries where English isn't widely spoken, it's essential to learn some key words and phrases, but even in places with an abundance of English speakers, …

Photographs of Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on the Face of the Earth

Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A temperature of …

Caged Humans in Bali - Photographs and text by Ingetje Tadros | LensCulture

When I walked into the room, I did not see a room. It was a cage and in that cage was a human being that had been stripped of her wings, her voice, her humanity. The first feelings that came to me as I entered this room, this cage, this holding pen, was that in the corner was another human—but one …

Bali

Tent City, Lakewood, New Jersey - Photographs and text by Christopher Occhicone | LensCulture

Tent City, located in Lakewood, NJ, has been home to up to 100 residents for the past 7 years. Local residents have been calling for the closure of the camp since it began. The town succeeded in forcing out most of the residents by August 2014. Some were offered one year of rent-free housing in …

New Jersey

Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

I'm in!<p>Numerous studies have proven the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University.<p>advertisement - …

Locked Away for Years, Skeleton's Secrets Rewrite Prehistory of North America

People came to the New World thousands of years earlier and by different means of locomotion than expected, says the Sherlock Holmes of old bones.<p>In the summer of 1996, while wading in the shallows of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington, two students stumbled onto a skeleton. Dated to …