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70 Stunning Examples of Macro and Close

Macro photography has the potential to bring us into a whole new, tiny world. Achievable using a variety of methods, macro and close-up is a fun way …

Cycling

Gregg Allman Previews Peach Fest, Talks Allmans Reunion

"To do it right, we'd do a whole damn tour. I'm not ruling that out," says the Southern-rock icon, who will perform at the eclectic Peach this weekend<p>…

Some Samsung Galaxy S6 Rear Cameras Have Sony Sensors, But Others Have Samsung Ones

Samsung’s new S6 and S6 Edge smartphones were recently found by DxOMark to have the best sensor quality of all smartphones on the market, trumping …

Phones

These Gorgeous Chicago Landmarks Are Open To The Public For The First Time In Decades

Consider it the Super Bowl for architecture buffs.<p>Open House Chicago returns this weekend to give visitors from around the globe the rare opportunity to step inside some of the city's most treasured landmarks typically closed from public view.<p>The now-annual event run by the Chicago Architecture …

Why Waikiki Has So Many Friggin' ABC Stores

If you've ever walked around Waikiki, you've probably spotted an ABC Store or two. Or five. Or probably 15.<p>The locally-owned convenience stores are virtually everywhere, selling everything from beach mats, groceries and liquor to souvenirs, sunscreen, and aloha shirts.<p>In the one and a half-square …

Dubai's Burj Khalifa Now Has The Highest Observation Deck In The World At 1,821 Feet, And It Looks Incredible

And now it also has the highest observation deck on level 148— a stunning 1,821 feet above the ground. It beat out the previous world record holder Canton Tower with its 1,601 foot high observation deck in Guangzhou, China.<p>This makes the fourth Guinness World Records title for the Burj Khalifa, …

Burj Khalifa

Striking Seascapes Capture the Remarkable Power of Nature

While the awesome power of nature’s fury can be one of the most frightening things to behold, there is also an inherent beauty in seeing it …

National Geographic Travel

10 Things You Don't Know About NYC (Even if You Live There!)

We found the wild, weird and wonderful not-so-known sights, sounds and flavors of The Big Apple! Even if you are a New Yorker -- we bet you don't know most of these!<p><b>There is a dirty rectangle on the ceiling of Grand Central Station.</b> When the ceiling of the main concourse was restored in 1994-98, a …

Library Studies