Melissa Carr

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21 world wonders that you're not supposed to visit

Middle East

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Lawmaker Urges Trump's Cabinet To Have Him Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't a psychiatrist, but she wants the president to see one.<p>A new resolution introduced in the House of Representatives would encourage the vice president and the Cabinet to have President Donald Trump undergo a physical and mental health exam to determine if he is …

Donald Trump

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Profit

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>We’ve rounded up the best tricks …

Amateur sleuths hunt for Trump bombshells

From San Francisco to Belfast, self-assigned Bob Muellers work long hours for no pay to unearth buried secrets.<p>Nearly 3,000 miles from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Washington offices, another investigation into President Donald Trump is underway. This one unfolds in the public libraries and …

The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

Merriam-Webster Steps In After Trump Tells America To 'Heel'

"Heal" can be a difficult word when you've been defending white supremacists all week.<p>“Heal” is clearly a very difficult word to spell if you’re president of the United States in 2017, but Merriam-Webster is here to help.<p>Following a so-called “free speech” rally in Boston on Saturday, Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

New York Times Posts Major Federal Climate Change Report Before Trump and Pruitt Can Cook the Books [Updated]

On Monday, the <i>New York Times</i> published a copy of the special science section of the draft 2018 National Climate Assessment, which federal climate …

15 bedrooms for the very sweetest of dreams

Your bedroom is the most private space in your home, which is why you want it to be a perfect reflection of your tastes, while also being a …

Hiroshima Tourism Is More Popular Than Ever

More than seven decades ago the atomic bomb devastated an entire city—now millions of people visit.<p>In August 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan surrendered soon after, and World War II was over within a month. Never before had such a …

Take a Break From Life With These 11 Amazing Extended Vacations

Do you have a little time on your hands … say, a month or two, maybe even a year? Is your regular two-week sunshine vacation doomed before it begins …

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Trains

Architecture’s increasing role in branding and advertising

Experiential design firms need cool spaces to sell brands. Architects make it happen<p>The principal of a firm currently working in New York City, Jeff Straesser has a solid resume for someone in the architecture field.<p>He obtained a graduate degree at Yale, worked in a number of studios across the …

Handel Architects-designed Hayes Valley loft asks $1.5 million

Comes with its own private entrance off Ivy Street<p>Those of you who missed out on this Hayes Valley loft, which nabbed $1,325,000 in March, you’re in luck: A similar unit inside the Handel Architects-helmed residential building has hit the market.<p>Featuring one bed, two baths, and roughly 1,110 …

Modular Cylinder House weaves its way through a forest in France

This remarkable Cylinder House designed for Lyon, France, takes modular architecture to the next level. Cyril Lancelin, French architect and founder …

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

How to Create Your Dream Home Office

With so many of us working from home these days, it’s about time we invested in our working environment to ensure the best experience possible. Here …

You Can Rent Your Own (Affordable) Caribbean Island on Airbnb Now

Living your best James Bond villain life just got a helluva lot easier. All you have to do is book yourself a spot in the Caribbean Sea off the coast …

‘Give me your tired, your poor’? Give me a break, Trump aide suggests

The invitation is engraved on a plaque by the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”<p>But a …

These Stunning Pictures Will Forever Change How You Think of Pakistan

If you haven’t been there, the word “Pakistan” may not evoke images of jagged, snow-capped mountains and warm, turquoise beaches. And that’s a shame. …

10 cultures of the world in Cape Town

The Mother City is a network of cultures that reflect the heritage of her people. It is also a place that people of different nationalities now call …

Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation <b></b>that Trump’s oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign — a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril.<p>The …

Donald Trump

White House Officials Were Duped by an 'Email Prankster,' Report Says

A number of White House officials were reportedly fooled by a self-styled “email prankster” based in the U.K. who posed as other senior White House …

See Inside Mel Gibson's $17.5 Million Malibu Home

It's now on the market<p>A Malibu estate belonging to actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson is now on the market for $17.5 million.<p>Gibson, who has owned …

'I Think He's Crazy': Senators Caught Talking About President Trump on a Hot Mic

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was accidentally recorded talking about President Donald Trump and the Texas Republican congressman Blake Farenthold …

Human embryos edited for first time in the US using CRISPR

The scientists effectively corrected disease-causing genes<p>For the first time, scientists in the US have successfully edited the DNA of viable human embryos using the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR. Gaining the ability to edit human DNA is the first step toward one day allowing scientists to …

Genetics

Do these 5 things before you go on holiday and save thousands

Before you head off on holiday there are a few simple steps you can take to help boost your money and not fall foul of common financial pitfalls.<p>These are the most important.<p>1. Get your currency - and not at the airport<p>As we regularly highlight at <i>Telegraph Money</i>, getting foreign currency at the …

Personal Finance

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci 'deleting old tweets'

Anthony Scaramucci, the newest member of the Trump administration, took to Twitter Saturday to say he’s deleting some old tweets that “shouldn’t be a …