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The 19 Best Movies Of 2015

Shout-out to the sexually transmitted ghosts, chrome-huffing death cultists, and baby boxers that made this such an excellent year for film.<p>This year wasn't a year for consensus in anything, movies included. The Oscar race is up in the air, no one knows what a lead role is anymore, and most of the …

Historic storm set to slam Iceland, northern UK with hurricane-force winds

<i>UPDATED 6:15 p.m. ET</i>: The hurricane-force low pressure center is intensifying rapidly northwest of Ireland, with a swirling cloud pattern visible on …

Doug’s Reno, Nevada

<b>Doug Erwin</b> (on Twitter @douglas_erwin) has lived all over the world, but the place that interests him most is his hometown, <b>Reno</b>.<p>Doug loves the outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, hip cultural scene, and economic vitality that have come to define Nevada’s “other city.”<p>The work-hard, …

Travel

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial for @natgeo Ice forms works of art in Grey Lake on the edge of Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. Trekking through these mountains is nothing but amazing! Go to @mattiasklumofficial to see more images from this remarkable landscape and let's love and protect our natural world! #torresdelpaine #southamerica #chile #conservation #climatechange #wwf #mattiasklum #fineart @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

A cabin at dusk, with northern lights in the background, at the Dundret nature reserve in Swedish Lapland. The image by Gunar Streu was recognised at the 2015 Travel Photographer of the Year awards.

Amazingly Hyperrealistic Drawings Created Directly on Wood

Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo produces amazingly hyperrealistic illustrations drawn directly on the surface of wood. The impressive works are filled with mind-boggling details that look incredibly realistic.<p>The skilled artist plays with perspective to develop everyday …

Canvas Illustrations Let Adults Color in Their Own Wall Art

Fancy Features, the artists that bring the joy of coloring into large group settings, have recently launched a series of portable canvases meant for one or two people to enjoy. These drawings are done in the same intricate and patterned style as Fancy Features' sprawling murals, but are on a much …

Cool capture of a #thunderstorm passing over Daytona Beach, Florida. #ItsAmazingOutThere 📷: @wichofilmspr

NASA satellite images: Which are the most polluted countries in the world?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States and Europe are among the world's largest emitters of nitrogen dioxide -- but both have also shown the most dramatic reductions in these emissions between 2005 and 2014, according to new global NASA satellite maps.<p>Nitrogen dioxide is a yellow-brown gas that is a common …

Pollution

COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1213000/1213816_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524652204_d87d9a1c76accc702ae3bd1f888e0f75<p><b>A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after</b> …

Lip Art Expert Uses Makeup to Turn Her Mouth Into Cartoon Characters

Since we first shared makeup artist Laura Jenkinson‘s playful lip art last summer, she has continued expand her portfolio of work. Jenkinson expertly transforms her own mouth into those of beloved cartoon characters, displaying both her skills and whimsical creativity. As for how she accomplishes …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

Cumbria floods: my week covering stories of loss, heartache and devotion

One Carlisle journalist’s account of seven days of heroism, stoicism and anger amid hell and high water after Storm Desmond<p>Standing at the window, peering out, I’m wondering if the rain will ever stop. It began yesterday and I was up all night checking river levels. It’s now just before midnight …

@james_balog captured the top image of the #Steingletscher in September 2006. He returned to the Swiss glacier in August 2015 and recorded the below image, revealing how significantly the glacier has receded in nine years. #climatechange #cop21

Mount Etna erupted on Dec. 3 in spectacular fashion, unleashing plumes of hot matter as high as two miles into the Italian sky. The eruption only lasted 50 minutes, covering the surrounding villages of Linguaglossa, Francavilla di Sicilia, Milazzo, Messina, and Reggio Calabria in ashes. Mount Etna had been dormant for two years. Photograph by Marco Restivo Barcroft Media/Landov.

Adorable Miniature Crochet Animals by Su Ami

Using cheerfully colored wool and different kind of crochet and craft techniques, Su Ami creates incredibly small and adorable crochet animals.<p>Su Ami …

COP21: 2015 likely to be warmest on record, says UN weather body

<b>Global average temperatures in 2015 are likely to be the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).</b><p>Data until the end of October showed this year's temperatures running "well above" any previous 12 month period.<p>The researchers say the five year period from 2011 to …

Stunning Aerial Photos Are The Only Views That Beat A Window Seat

Whoa. 🙊<p>You can't argue with the beauty of Berlin. Or Sydney, or San Francisco, or a variety of our other favorite travel destinations. A window seat was always the best way to see them... until now.<p>Aerial photographer Vincent Laforet is on a mission to capture the world's most stunning cities from …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 - Trailer 1

After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay", Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.

Movies

Central Park, NYC. Thank you everyone for the support after today's @cbssundaymorning feature! I'm LIVE on @cbsthismorning tomorrow (Monday) around 8.30am ET (approx)! Please check out laforetair.com where the book and lithographs are available for purchase! More info on Facebook too at Facebook.com/LaforetAir

Meet Goliath, The Adorable Baby Cow Who Thinks He’s A Dog

When Goliath was born, he was very sick and couldn’t even drink from a milk bottle. So in order to give him the care he needed to survive, Shaylee …

Urgent coastal protection needed, says National Trust

<b>As parts of the UK face the first of the wet winter weather, the National Trust wants action to manage threats to our storm-battered coastline.</b><p>In a new report, the Trust says the UK is "ignoring known risks of flood and erosion at the coast".<p>In England, just one in three coastal local authorities …

Articles about explore striking eco friendly prefab homes djuric tardio architectes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a …

35 Creative Pumpkin Carvings to Spice Up the Season

As the leaves turn red, temperatures start dropping, and the sharp scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, one thing is clear–the spookiest time of the year is almost here! In honor of Halloween and all things autumn, many creative souls use this month to turn ordinary pumpkins, squash, and gourds …

73 Percent of 8th Graders Test Below Proficient Level in Geography

A new report sent to Congress reveals that three quarters of American eighth graders tested below proficiency level in geography last …

Artist Transforms Famous Landmarks With Paper Cutouts

Some people have the need to transform famous landmarks – Rich McCor does it with paper cutouts and photography. A simple perspective trick and some …

Star

Latest<p>GameStop's 'Spider-Man' Collector Box Offers Exclusive Loot Ahead of PS4 Launch<p>Spider-Man 5 hours ago<p>Spider-Man<p>'Jurassic Park' Night Vision …

An Elephant Appears to Emerge from a Cliff Face in Iceland | Colossal

<p>Apropos of nothing, here’s a few photos of a natural rock formation off the coast of Iceland that looks like an imposing elephant with its trunk …

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