Kristine Collins

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8 Of The World’s Most Gorgeous Rural Cabins

A new book showcases the architects designing innovative variations on the age-old cabin structure. Here, eight breathtaking rural getaways.<p>‘Tis the season to start snuggling up with a pumpkin spice latte and a copy of <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods,</i> imagining that someday you, too, will retreat to …

This Is The Best Picture Of Tom Cruise

A few notes before we begin:<p>There are lots of great pictures of Tom Cruise. I know because I’ve gotten lost in his Getty archive for hours at a time. He just … he fascinates me. Look at the picture at the top of this post, for example. That’s him zipping across the water in Cannes in a two-person …

Desert Detox: 6 Stunning Remote Resorts

© Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort<p>Billions of twinkling stars, breathtaking views, and miles from crushing crowds of tourists - if you're hoping for a true escape during your next vacation, the desert may be the destination of your dreams.<p>To help you plan your desert detox, hotel price comparison site …

Ethereal Underwater Photos Capture Young Woman’s Deep Connection with the Sea

For Sacha Kalis, the ocean has always been her first home. Born and raised in the Bahamas, Sacha (who playfully refers to herself as “Bahamas Girl”) learned to swim before she could even walk. Her mother, the wonderfully talented underwater art photographer Elena Kalis, encouraged Sacha's natural …

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Mysteriously Eerie Dioramas Created with Glitches in 3D Printing

When you really look at Nice-based artist Mathieu Schmitt's dioramas, you'll notice that something isn't right. The objects in them are slightly askew or have a noticeable imperfection to them. And, they're supposed to be that way. Schmitt uses flaws in technology to craft these miniature eerie, …

NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

Popular Science's Strange Reporting Of The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

The flu was clearly on our editors' minds, but they seemed to have left the more straightforward reporting to other outlets.<p>_This year marks the centennial of the start of World War I. To honor it, _Popular Science _is combing through our archives to bring you the best of our original war …

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Follow This Guideline to Get Tack Sharp Focus While Hand Holding your Camera

Blurry images are the bane of a photographer’s existence. I’ve yet to meet a photographer who has ever stated anything even remotely resembling the …

God's Country: Lake Titicaca

November is springtime in the altiplano of South America, where the vast two-million-acre Lake Titicaca collides with the 20,000-foot peaks of the Cordillera Real and an endless sky. At the heart of it all is Titilaka Lodge, situated on a remote peninsula on the lake’s western shore. The 18 rooms …

Your First Look At George & Amal's New Home

The newlyweds are rumored to be settling into this new mansion in the 'Downton Abbey' countryside.<p>After having one of the biggest weddings of the year, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have reportedly just bought their first home together. The newlyweds are the new owners of a 17th century manor …

Driving California's Sierra Nevada

Drive up into the lofty Sierra Nevada, which conservationist John Muir called ‘The Range of Light.’ Here you can witness earth-shaking waterfalls, hug towering trees, clamber up granite domes and camp out in high-country meadows where wildflowers bloom.<p>This article is an excerpt from the thorough …

Photos of the Largest Ship in the World Being Built in South Korea

The Maersk Triple E is the largest ship ever built by mankind and is operated by the largest container shipping company in the world. Back in 2011, …

New Treasures Recovered From The 'Titanic Of The Ancient World'

Since sponge divers discovered it in 1900, the ancient Antikythera shipwreck -- a massive Greek vessel that sank more than 2,000 years ago in the Aegean Sea -- has captivated archaeologists. Located 180 feet below the surface near the island of Antikythera, the wreck has given up all manner of …

Never Run Out of Photo Space on Your Phone Again

At the very moment your dog FINALLY is balancing a banana on its nose, your phone camera roll is full. The banana falls, the moment is gone. Boo.<p>It …

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This Camera Shoots a Gigapixel Photo of Your Entire Body for Skin Cancer Screening

While it’s the fifth most common type of cancer in the United States and the deadliest of all skin cancers, melanoma can often be cured if caught …

Chris Hadfield's Stunning Photos From Space Will Give You A 'Truly Global Perspective' On Our Planet

From a bird's eye view of Niagara Falls to a breathtaking pic of the Windy City, astronaut Chris Hadfield became famous for his stunning photos of Earth from space.<p>Hadfield shared many of his photos via social media--but not the 150 images included in his new book, "You Are Here: Around the World …

Here's The Math Behind The CDC's Predictions About How Bad The Ebola Epidemic Could Get

The basic idea behind epidemic modeling is that we can break up a population into different groups based on their relationship to the disease, and describe how people move in and out of those groups over time.<p>In the basic model for Ebola, we break the population into four groups, based on the way …

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Police sorry for telling wrong family of death

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son's long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he'd been …

Oldest Army armor unit still locked down at Fort Carson - CNN.com

Fort Carson, Colorado.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The nation's oldest Army armor unit at Fort Carson in Colorado remained in lockdown for a second day Friday, after the post began investigating "the unauthorized removal of government property," the military said.<p>The lockdown applies to the 1st Battalion 66th Armor …

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.<p>Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexually abused their younger classmates at Sayreville …

Late Ebola patient's nephew: 'Nobody tried to help Eric'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thomas Eric Duncan is both the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States and the first person to die of the virus here.<p>Why?<p>Because, according to his nephew, staff at the Dallas hospital where he was treated "didn't even give him a chance."<p>"Nobody tried to help Eric," Josephus …

Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1112000/1112817_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534814498_24fdee783eeb6363f3f94d0c23245be6<p><b>A leading charity has warned that a rate of five new Ebola cases an hour in Sierra Leone means healthcare demands are far outstripping supply.</b><p>Save the …

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Memorial President Recipient of Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. government officials recently presented Congressional Gold Medals to the heads of each of the three major 9/11 memorials, including Joe Daniels, …

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The Resilient City

What began as an apparent accident ended in unbelievable horror. Throughout the next year, the city changed but its resilience never did.<p>Three …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so large they seem …

10 (More) Gorgeous Colorized Photos That Put History In A New Light

For the history buffs of the world, we imagine there are few experiences as fulfilling as poring over volume after volume of black-and-white photographs, hunting for that rare shot of a notable figure or iconic location.<p>As for the rest of us, we'll be trolling Reddit. Their ongoing thread of …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …