Kyle Vander Ploeg

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15 Stunning Destinations to Take your Travel Photography to the Next level

Looking to take your travel photography to the next level? A photographer is only as good as the subject matter they photograph, and we’ve got the 15 …

Couple Gets Married On Mount Everest After Trekking For 3 Weeks, And Their Wedding Photos Are Epic

It’s been said that love can move mountains, but one California couple has proven that it can also climb them. Ashley Schmeider and James Sisson felt …

10 of the Most Phenomenal Travel Photos You'll See All Year

These top entries from National Geographic's annual photo contest are absolutely stunning.<p>From the gorgeous winding roads of New Hampshire to the dark depths of the otherworldly waters surrounding Tonga, the moments and places captured in this year's <i>National Geographic</i> Traveler Photo Contest are …

Photography

These Transparent Glass Kayaks Are the Definition of Stunning

It's hard to beat the feeling of gliding over serene waters in a kayak; the warm sun above, the cool blue ocean below, the breeze in your hair, the …

Las Vegas

Flying car successfully completes maiden flight

An electric flying car that promises to revolutionise how we travel has completed its maiden test flight in Germany.<p>Lilium, the company developing the jet-propelled vehicle, says it could eventually change the face of transport by allowing passengers to rapidly travel through cities or commute long …

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Bridges

A Guide to the Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Photo credit: Chris GoldbergWaterfalls, caves, mountain peaks, and ancient forests. This probably doesn’t sound much like Los Angeles to those who …

Hiking

I Spent 2 Freezing Weeks Sleeping In The Car To Capture These Photos Of Iceland In Mid Winter

My name is Tom Rex Jessett, as a photographer I love nothing more than exploring the world and sharing its beauty with people. Not everybody wants to …

Landscape Photography

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Physics

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Universe

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Path, Viewing Maps and Photo Guide

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017!<p>Credit: Rick Fienberg / TravelQuest Int'l. / Wilderness Travel.<p>On Aug. 21, 2017, the "Great American …

North Carolina

National park tips: These Colorado ladders and tunnel will challenge you

For a medium-sized thrill at Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park, you climb the four short ladders that take you into Cliff Palace, a cliff dwelling with 150 rooms.<p>But for a big thrill, you head for Balcony House. Travelers who sign up for that tour confront a 100-foot staircase, a 32-foot ladder …

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Paddleboard Through the Canyons of the Colorado River (No Permit Required)

The 15-mile stretch of the Colorado River in Arizona between Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry serves up much of the same 1,000-foot sandstone canyon …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in America

You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the painted deserts, prismatic hot springs, giant redwood forests, and active volcanoes? You could spend a lifetime exploring the sites of America, all as beautiful as they are diverse. Here are 50 of our favorites. This …

National Parks

14 photographs that prove Yosemite is America's greatest national park

10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a …

Great Barrier Reef

Versatile Hardtop pop-up tent camper mounts to the roof of your car

The archetypal "great journey" has its modern counterpart in the road trip, where adventure-seekers hit the road in the search of something else. Of …

John Muir Quotes That Will Make You Want To Get Outside And Go Hiking

by Austin Campbell April 19, 2016<p>John Muir Practically Invented Hiking<p>John Muir spent much of his life advocating for wilderness and writing about …

Astronaut Captures Gorgeous Image Of Volcanic Eruption In Russia

The smoking mountain<p>Astronaut, noted photographer, and current ISS resident Tim Peake took this gorgeous picture of an plume of ash and gas billowing out of an erupting volcano earlier today.<p>The star of the shot was identified on Twitter as Klyuchevskaya Sopka or Klyuchevskaya volcano, located on …

How Quickly Did the Crew of Apollo 13 Know They Had Lost the Moon?

Forty-six hours and 43 minutes into the flight of Apollo 13, Capcom Joe Kerwin had a mission update for commander Jim Lovell: “The spacecraft is in real good shape as far as we are concerned. We're bored to tears down here." Nine hours later, things got a lot less boring. A routine stir of the …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Universe

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I hurtled through space on a VR roller coaster and it was intense

ALTON TOWERS, England — Space travel might be a distant dream for most of us, but there's a new ride opening in the UK that will let earthlings fly …

The Last Man on The Moon (Seriously!) Critiques The Martian – and Discusses a New Documentary Based on His Life

When it comes to sci-fi movies, Gene Cernan, 81, isn’t a big fan. After all, the guy hasn’t even gotten around to watching Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 …

The Definitive Guide To Terraforming

Terraforming. Chances are you’ve heard that word thrown around before, most likely in the context of some science fiction story. However, in recent …

Astronomy

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest skies in the …

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