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Boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

The boy, who was French, died on Saturday evening after being stung by the jellyfish, regarded as one of the most poisonous creatures in the world.<p>According to the Bangkok Post, the attack happened on Had Kuad beach, also known as Bottle Beach. He died on the way to Phangan hospital.<p>Local police …

Change of plan: 15 documentaries that switched course during filming

Most non-fiction filmmaking is about imposing structure where no structure exists. To explain a topic or make a point or achieve an effect, …

The 10 Biggest Questions In TV History, Answered

Did Daniel Holden kill Hannah Dean? That’s the central mystery of <i>Rectify</i>, but it’s not something that creator Ray McKinnon ever needs to answer. One of the things that makes <i>Rectify</i> one of the best shows on TV is its ambiguity — we don’t know what happened that day many years, and neither does …

12 Totally Useless Travel Gadgets

<i>By Elina Bolokhova for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Never know what to buy the savvy traveler in your life? Or maybe you're heading out on the road yourself and need one more useless travel gadget to stuff into your already over-packed suitcase? Here's a list of 12 travel items that are certain to make someone's …

10 Cool Pools Around the World

Most pools are cool, technically speaking, but some are a whole heck of a lot cooler than others and luxury hotels are home to some of the coolest. Set your sights on these 10 across the globe, including two overlooking the Alps and one set right in the Indian Ocean.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Cool Pools …

Indian Ocean

13 revelations from Sean Bean's Reddit AMA

Sean Bean went on Reddit yesterday to promote his new TNT show, <i>Legends</i>, but he mostly talked about his role as Ned Stark on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, his role …

Playing video games for up to an hour a day 'is good for children'

Children who play computer or video games for up to an hour daily are the most sociable, happy and least hyperactive, Oxford University study finds<p>Children who play video games for up to an hour a day are happier, more sociable and less hyperactive than those who don’t play at all, research has …

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites | CNN Travel

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100 Best Albums of the ’90s

50<p>2Pac, ‘All Eyez on Me’<p>All eyes were on him before he even said it. After a slew of arrests on both coasts elevated him to icon, and a near-death …

Doing time on Italy's prison islands | CNN Travel

Why So Many TV Shows Peak in Season 3

Producers say that the novelty factor for a series often starts to wear off four seasons in.<p>LOS ANGELES—<i>Lost</i>. <i>Sons of Anarchy</i>. <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i>. <i>30 Rock</i>. <i>The Office</i>. <i>Justified</i>. <i>Glee</i>. <i>Parks and Recreation</i>. They are some of the best, most celebrated, and longest-running shows of recent years. But they also …

20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1980s

20. Paula Abdul, “Cold Hearted”<p>Paula Abdul’s debut album, <i>Forever Your Girl</i>, was released in the summer of 1988 to a cool reception, with its first …

South Korea’s visa-free Jeju Island has become a Chinese tourism gold mine

Chinese tourists are heading to South Korea more than any other destination this year, according to travel agency Ctrip. That’s because political instability has turned many off Thailand, and China’s ties with South Korea have been warming.<p>But most of all there is the undeniable appeal of Jeju. The …

World Cup 2014: 25 of the best photos from Brazil

Our sports picture editor rounds up the highlights from the tournament in Brazil and explains why these photographs stood out from the 250,000 shots we've received over the past month <br>• Check out 25 of the best World Cup photos of all time

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The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.

Artificial Intelligence

16 Photos That Show Why Singapore Has The World's Best Airline

The list ranked the best major international airlines for flying economy class, based on two categories: the quality of the in-flight experience and the on-time delays.<p>Last year, I flew economy class from New York City to Singapore (with a stop in Frankfurt) on Singapore Airlines and saw for myself …

Singapore Airlines

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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Waves Discovered on Saturn’s Moon Titan?

Wildlife<p><b>Surfers rejoice! Fresh waves are still out there to conquer—on Saturn’s moon Titan. There, astronomers report a first sighting of waves rolling on an alien sea.</b><p>Using its cloud-penetrating radar, the international Cassini spacecraft team mapped the frigid surface of Titan, the ringed …

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

The Fisherman And His Mindmelded Cormorant Bird

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

40 Photoshop Tutorials for Learning Photo Editing

<b>Photoshop</b> can be an invaluable tool to a photographer, regardless of whether you are looking to do subtle touchups or more involved photo editing and …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …