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Spectacular Drone Photos Catch Famous Places 'The Way They Were Designed To Be Seen'

Who needs a helicopter tour when you've got a drone?<p>This stunning photo series from photographer Amos Chapple features crystal-clear images of bucket-list tourist sites -- mostly in India and Russia -- that were shot entirely from a drone. The result is a heaping plate of EarthPorn that's anything …

The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

Backpacking

How to Make Steak Tartare at Home

<i>Every Friday, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook helps us get to know our favorite cuts of meat a little bit better -- and introduces us to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: And here you thought tartare was only something to be ordered in</i> …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

The Most Popular Cameras on Flickr in 2014

What are the most popular cameras used in the Flickr community? Now that 2014 is in the past, the photo sharing service has done some serious …

Looking Ahead at Travel in 2015: Be Prepared

The biggest annoyance when traveling internationally these days isn't taking off your shoes in the security line or facing language barriers with an angry taxi driver. It's experiencing a travel delay that keeps you away from home longer than you anticipated or forgetting to write down the address …

New 'Ghost In The Shell' Anime Movie To Be Released In Japan This Summer

Not to be confused with the Ghost in the Shell live action film starring Scarlett Johansson, it seems we’ll be getting a new standalone anime movie in Japan this summer as well.<p>Handled by Production I.G, it will see the return of the voice cast from the recent Arise mini-series but is intended to …

Anime

Sons of Anarchy game shows off first-person smoking in this trailer

<i>Sons of Anarchy</i> ended its seven-season run a month ago yesterday, and its forthcoming video game, <i>Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect,</i> chose that mini-anniversary to offer up the first trailer showing off the game.<p>It's only 42 seconds long, but scenes include first-person driving, combat, and cigarette …

The World's Most Amazing Freaky Haunted Touristed Cemetery

Most travel destinations don't have a <b>must-see</b> cemetery on their list of "Top 5 Attractions"; most travel destinations are not as special as <b>Buenos Aires</b>!<p>Following the Argentine War for Independence, the nascent state, with its capital of Buenos Aires, made a plan to create an opulent new cemetery to …

Unretouched Photo from Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein Shoot Reveals Photoshop Enhancements

<b>Update</b>: Please see below for new developments.<p>Singer Justin Bieber is the new face of Calvin Klein, and a number of new advertising photos and videos …

Photo Manipulation

Lake Resia, The Sunken Town Where You'll Walk On Water

This takes "walking on water" to an astonishingly real-life level.<p>In Italy's Lake Resia, near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, a lone bell tower shoots up from the perfect, blue-green water. It's the only visible remnant of Graun (<i>Curon</i> in Italian), a town that vanished underwater more than …

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

Clearing Browser Cookies Probably Won't Get You Better Flight Deals

We -- and probably everybody else in the travel universe -- thought we had cracked a MAJOR code when we heard that clearing your Internet browser cookies will find you cheap flights.<p>As it turns out, though, <b>this is likely not true</b>.<p>The idea behind the hack is that when you're searching for flights, …

'3D After Burner II' To Get Western Release

As part of Sega’s 3D Classics range on the 3DS, we’ll be receiving a Western localized release of After Burner II this January.<p>The original After Burner II was a classic 1987 arcade game that allowed players to pilot an F-14 Tomcat and gun down enemy targets. Unlike other games of the time, it was …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

Top 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2014: Editors' Picks

From a snake virgin birth to a real-life unicorn, 2014 was a banner year for the bizarre. See our editors' picks for weirdest animal stories.

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

7 Hawaii Destinations The Obamas Should Escape To

Dear Obama family,<p>By now, we know you have your annual holiday vacation down to a science. After all, you've stayed in the same neighborhood for the past seven years -- and we don't blame you. Those digs in Kailua aren't too shabby.<p>But Mr. President, we think you should mix it up a little. That's …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

10 must have Android apps for your new Android tablet (2014)

Did you get a brand new Android tablet? Many people are pros in the Android space and know what apps they want almost before they get the wrapping off of the box but there are many more people getting their first Android tablet ever and have no idea where to start. We’re here to help! Here are ten …

10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …