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50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Victims of the Paris Attacks: A Gallery

Romania

Photographing Wild Bears in the Forests of Finland

My name is Will McGugan, and I’m a photography enthusiast living in London. This year I spent my birthday in a forest in Finland with no company …

Forests

Australian Photographer Captures the Most Beautiful Images of Waves You’ll Ever See

Australian photographer Ray Collins stumbled into his career as an ocean photographer almost by accident. Eight years ago, while working as a coal …

World War I Studio Portraits Recreated with Modern-Day Service Personnel

For its 2015 Poppy Appeal campaign to raise support for current and former British military personnel, the The Royal British Legion commissioned a …

Remembrance Day

Nude Photo Series Celebrates the Tattooed Male Model

For London-based photographer Danny Baldwin, getting inked can be a powerful means of asserting autonomy and of defying the confines of others’ …

Inked

Chile Rocked by Earthquake: Pictures

South America

29 Healthier Versions Of The Best Fall Desserts

Sweet corn and pumpkin are a baker's best friends.

The Evolution Of Bras Says A Lot About Women's Bodies

Fascinating.<p>From simple Roman cloths to pointy-shaped cones, bras have changed quite a bit since the days of the Romans.<p>And as bras have evolved from shapeless fabric to contoured undergarments, this video from Glamour shows just how views on women's bodies have changed over time. Women's breasts …

Trump hits back at Carson after religion jab

Donald Trump threw a passive-aggressive punch back at Ben Carson on Wednesday night after the retired neurosurgeon questioned Trump's religious values.<p>"Wow, I am ahead of the field with Evangelicals (am so proud of this) and virtually every other group, and Ben Carson just took a swipe at me," …

Watch the Look That Comes Over CNN Anchor’s Face After Hearing Donald Trump’s New Attack on Ben Carson

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unloaded on his GOP rival Ben Carson on Thursday – but it was one specific criticism that brought a stunned look over CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s face.<p>“He makes [Jeb Bush] look like the Energizer Bunny,” Trump said of his GOP primary opponent.<p>Image …

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: more of the best entries so far

Photographer Honors War Veterans with Calendar-Style Photoshoot

War takes its toll and countless soldiers come out of its ravages with wounds to show for it. But the true warrior wears his scars proudly, showing …

The Oatmeal Latte Is About to Make Your Breakfast 1000% Better

Milky espresso + your hot oatmeal. Goooood morning!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy,</i> …

gifsboom: “Shy Dumbo Octopus. [video] ”

Octopuses

North Korea's Kim Jong Un places nation's border in 'semi-state of war'

North Korean leader<p>Kim Jong Unhas ordered troops on the country’s heavily armed border with South Korea to be ready for war, one day after the two countries exchanged artillery fire in a spat over propaganda-spewing loudspeakers.<p>Speaking at an emergency meeting of his Central Military Commission, …

Yazidi Child Soldiers Take Revenge on ISIS

A year ago, the U.S. went back to Iraq to defend the Yazidis. Now the youngest of them, coached by a Marxist terrorist organization, are training to …

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.

Gunman Kills 9 at Historic Church in Charleston: Pictures

Policing

12 Road Trip Games to Keep Everyone in the Car Entertained

<i>What are some fun games to play on a roadtrip for two people, including the driver?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by</i> …

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls …

Cooking

Thailand confirms its first case of MERS, outbreak 'leveled off' in South Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thailand has confirmed its first case of MERS, representing a further spread of the deadly respiratory disease from the Middle East to eastern Asia, Thai Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin said Thursday.<p>A man was diagnosed with MERS after he traveled to Thailand from a Middle Eastern …

Charleston victims: 9 lives lost to family and community

<b>(CNN) —</b> They gathered at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church to study the Bible -- a small group, 13 people. Many were familiar faces. One was a stranger.<p>But it was unfathomable that this stranger was a killer lying in wait, a man who would kill nine churchgoers and church leaders in …

Charleston Church Shooting

Ed Sheeran surprises fan for a duet at mall

If you’re an Ed Sheeran fan, the odds of having a chance encounter with him seem pretty high at this point. The <i>X</i> singer has surprised fans at …

Dogs Can Tell When You're Not Nice to Their Owners, Study Finds

Scientists are learning more and more about why dogs are man’s best friend, and a new study suggests they can tell when people aren’t being kind to …

Pets

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Sebastião Salgado: my adventures at the ends of the Earth

He has spent his life taking epic, mind-swarming photographs of gold mines, oil fields and genocide. But now Sebastião Salgado is turning his lens on the planet’s last undamaged places<p>Hundreds of people are swarming up ladders, scaling the cliff-like sides of a gargantuan, man-made pit. Is it a …