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Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

It's Time to Plan for Civil War In Venezuela

An enormous crisis is brewing just a few hundred miles south of Miami: Venezuela, a nation of more than 30 million people, with the largest oil …

Venezuela

'The most beautiful and simple existence': one couple shares their experience of running 5000 miles through South America

An English woman who ran the length of South America in 15 months with her husband has detailed their extraordinary exploits in a new book called Running South America.<p>Ecologist Katharine Lowrie from Devon and her management consultant husband David from Northumberland ran 6504 miles, starting from …

South America

It's time to take a trip to Switzerland, they've created a new chocolate and it's pink

Chocolate-lovers everywhere are excited by the news that a fourth type of natural chocolate has been created and it’s pink. Or ruby, to give the chocolate its official hue, as created by Zurich-based manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, Barry Callebaut. Ruby chocolate was …

Cocoa

Scientists have discovered a worm that eats plastic bags and leaves behind antifreeze

The wax worm, a caterpillar typically used for fishing bait and known for damaging beehives by eating their wax comb, has now been observed munching on a different material: plastic bags.<p>Scientist Federica Bertocchini of the Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria in Spain first …

Pollution

These Are Not Photos of Black Holes

The Event Horizon Telescope, actually a network of telescopes across the world, has successfully completed its highly-anticipated ten-day-long …

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

The 13 types of men you meet when you go travelling

Screw dating apps – travelling is the best way to meet men.<p>The sun is shining, the cocktails are flowing, everyone is tanned and showing more skin …

How to Tip: An Etiquette Guide for World Travelers

In order to alleviate awkward stares exchanged at the end of an appointment, taxi ride or other service scenario knowing the local tipping customs …

Burj Al Arab

Why I Did an Everest Base Camp Trek and Why You Should Too - Vagabondish

I love travelling and having awesome adventures. The thrills, unforgettable experiences, and the memories. Everything from sleeping under the stars …

Mountaineering

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Where to go in May for wildlife and nature

Whether you’re bearing witness to a colossal procession of icebergs floating out to sea in Canada; staring at starry skies and dazzling sunrises in Australia’s outback; tracking dragons in Indonesia; or watching Italy’s alpine region reawakening into spring; May is a spectacular time to soak up …

National Parks