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26-Year-Old Battles Depression by Traveling the World and Capturing Magnificent Photos

Michael Loffler is only 26 years old, but he's already been to more countries around the world than many people will in a lifetime. For the past three years, Loffler has used traveling as a way to fight his depression. Armed with little more than a camera and some personal belongings, he journeys …

These Amazing Instagram Photos Of Finland Will Make You Appreciate Winter

Just stunning.<p>We have decided that we want to spend our next vacation staring at the stars and taking in the snow in Finland. Yes, that's right, we actually <i>want</i> to spend some time in the snow.<p>Once we saw Mikko Lagerstedt's Instagram photos of Finland, we were truly taken aback. The Finland-based …

Amazing

What Really Works When You're Too Anxious To Fall Asleep

Why is it that just when our heads hit the pillow our thoughts take off in a sprint?<p>Our brains have this annoying tendency to ruminate on worst-case scenarios and other negative reflections at night -- and all that worry is <i>seriously</i> disrupting our ability to fall asleep.<p>"Anxiety is an emotion that …

Myers-Briggs Personality Type Infographic Provides Valuable Career Advice and Income Data

Being familiar with your Myers-Briggs personality type can provide valuable insight into what type of job might be best suited for you. The Career Assessment Site put together a socioeconomic infographic that highlights the test's personality traits, their average household income, and more.<p>There …

The Ice Is Talking. We Just Have To Listen

If a glacier cracks and nobody hears it, does it still make a sound?<p>"Oh, they moan and they groan," says Grant Deane, a researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. "They crackle and rumble and fizz, and they have all kinds of amazing sounds that they make."<p>Deane is one of the authors of …

Watch A Rocket Blast Off Into An Aurora [Video]

Science is so pretty<p>A few weeks ago, we wrote about an experiment that would launch a probe through an aurora, to try to unravel the Northern Lights' mysterious electrical structure. The Aurora Spatial Structures Probe (ASSP) blasted off yesterday on a 70-foot rocket, and the visuals from the …

Northern Lights

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

National Parks

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Where are you hoping to travel to in 2015? Here are 15 surreal destinations to consider.<p>Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, …

North Island

7 Delicious Recipes for Your Super Bowl Blowout

One of the best parts of the day is tucking in to a king's ransom worth of food.<p>Super Bowl Sunday is the best. And whether you are a hardened football fan with a painted face and a brain full of home and away CMP%, ATTs, TDs and INTs, or just tune in to watch the commercials and halftime show, one …

Bread

Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. …

Have You Seen the Largest Picture Ever Taken?

Human Journey<p>On January 5 NASA captured a1.5 billion pixel image (69,536 x 22,230) that requires more than 4 GB of disk space. Its is an image of the Andromeda Galaxy and it was captured using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. One image contains 100 million stars and takes you to more than …

Andromeda Galaxy

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. There are several different types of dream classifications, including nightmares, recurring dreams and lucid dreams. Let's look briefly in detail at some distinct forms of dreaming.<p>Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes …

Sleep Disorders

A Look Into the Life and Work of Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

Zak Noyle is a surf photographer based out of Oahu, Hawaii who’s considered to be one of the best in the business. He became the senior staff …

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

Stunning Portral Street Art Illusions by 1010

Since 2009, German street artist 1010 has been creating these mysterious, portal-like street art illusions on walls around the world. While at first glance it looks like he's layering colored paper, upon closer inspection you realize that you're actually looking at paint on a wall. It's a different …

Stunningly Artistic Shoes Fuse Unlikely Materials with Stylish Heels

Montreal-based shoe designer Anastasia Radevich crafts unconventional footwear pieces that are stunningly artistic. At first glance, some might not even appear as shoes! Natural shapes and textures as well as a futuristic aesthetic dominate her work, and Radevich fuses booties and heels with forms …

Shoes

Mesmerizing Tunnel Looks Like a Colorful Kaleidoscope When Walking Through One Way

Olafur Eliasson's colorful glass tunnel comes to life when you stroll through it one way, but if you look back over your shoulder, the panels appear black. The mesmerizing, kaleidoscope-like tunnel is comprised of stained glass triangles held together with bold, black piping. When viewed from one …

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Photos Reveal Haunting Fairytale Worlds

German photographer Kilian Schnberger transports viewers to magical, mysterious worlds through his fairytale-inspired series <i>Brothers Grimm's Wanderings</i>. A sequel to his previous series <i>Brothers Grimm's Homeland</i>, this collection of atmospheric photographs shot throughout Central Europe evokes the …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

5 Sky Events This Week: Green Giant, Lunar Triangle and Jovian Shadows

Starstruck<p>A planetary pairing and moon dances take center stage in the heavens this week.<p>Neptune meets Mars this week for stargazers, while Jupiter's retinue plays shadow games.<p><b>Neptune and Mars.</b> About an hour after sunset on Monday, January 19, look towards the southwestern sky for Venus and …

9 of the Most Incredible Beaches In the World

Remind yourself how magical our planet is by feasting your eyes on these nine supremely beautiful beaches.<p>Remind yourself how magical our planet is by feasting your eyes on these nine supremely beautiful beaches.<p><b>Scala Dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy</b><p>This stunning beach trades sand for a smooth, white, …

Beaches

The Chandelier That Produces a Shadow Forest of Wild Trees

A year and a half ago, we told you about <i>Forms in Nature,</i> a stunning light sculpture by Hilden & Diaz (Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz) that casts shadows of trees throughout a room. The 3D printed piece takes eight hours of assembly by hand. Created in Copenhagen, the beautiful chandelier took the world …

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Style<p>Our style-in-the-wild correspondent documents what’s hot in the streets of Tokyo and Osaka.<p>By Samuel Hine1 day agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The …

Classic Cars

SpaceX releases dramatic pictures and video of failed Falcon 9 landing

Video from barge shows how close the rocket came to landing safely<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has shared the first images from last week's failed Falcon 9 barge landing. Musk tweeted the still frames taken from cameras onboard the drone ship to <i>Doom</i> creator and Oculus VR CTO John Carmack, saying: "It's …

Valentino’s Space Inspired Pre-Fall 2015 Collection

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli pulled out all the stops for Valentino's Pre-Fall 2015 collection by including dresses, skirts, and a cape that were all space-inspired. Moons, planets and constellations adorned the clothes and accessories, which made the Internet swoon.<p>As …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

What if I told you saving money when you travel is simple? In fact, traveling on a budget is easier than ever -- and I've made a living out of doing it.<p><i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can …

Sharing Economy

Artist Adds Whimsical Cartoon Twists to New York City Photographs

As a teenager growing up in the Czech Republic, Eliska Podzimkova's daydreams about New York City turned her into an artist. From her home in Prague, she started adding her own original sketches to photos of the Big Apple. Now, the 21-year-old New York Film Academy graduate lives in the city and …

14 bucket list destinations that may soon disappear

Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’.<p>But this isn't an isolated case. All around the world, destinations are under threat from urbanisation, global warming or simple human …

5 Floral Design Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

The top trends for 2015.<p>We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.