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There Is A Magical Little Town In Holland Where The Streets Are Made Of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

20 Photos that prove why Australia is the Most Beautiful Travel Destination in the World

Australia is big, hot and wild. Australian cities are modern. The beaches are numerous and beautiful, the people are fit and adventurous. No wonder, …

The 10 Best Private Island Resorts

From the South Pacific to the Florida Keys, discover paradise at the best and most beautiful private island resorts, where natural beauty abounds—and doing nothing is simply everything.

10 Little-Known Summer Travel Destinations to Visit Before Everyone Else Does

*Books ticket, gets all the Instagram likes*<p>Tired of the tourist traps? Yeah, same. (Half the fun of traveling is *discovering* something, you know?) Here, 10 new "It" destinations to start exploring ASAP, before everyone else does.

10 breathtaking abandoned places you should visit this summer

It's a fantasy of many to find an abandoned place that has a striking history and to just see it decaying. There are actually plenty of abandoned spots in Europe that have astounding beauty and where nature has reclaimed its rights. So especially for you, the Trip4real team has selected some of the …

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Tiny hobbit-like humans were victims of island dwarfing

Tiny ‘hobbit-like’ humans discovered in Indonesia were once normal sized but shrunk after getting trapped on an island, scientists now believe.<p>For more than a decade experts have argued over the origins of the Homo floresiensis whose remains were first found on the island of Flores in 2004, dating …

21 Creative Succulent Container Gardens to DIY or Buy Now

Succulents have proven they’re THE stylish shrub to rock year round. It’s hard not to fall for these little guys when they instantly brighten up your space, hardly require maintenance and are just so darn cute! If you’re a fan of these quirky plant companions, make succulents a staple in your home …

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Here's What You Need at Home

What's more important than how much money you make or where you live.<p>Parents are eager to do everything they possibly can to help their children be successful. If you want your kids to earn big salaries as adults, what should you buy them now? Piano lessons? Coding camp? Mandarin class?<p>None of the …

These Healthy Baked French Fries Are a Dream

<i>The following post was originally featured on Inspiralized and written by Alissandra Maffucci, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Many of you have been requesting a simple recipe for potato fries made with your spiralizer. Today, I'm finally delivering!<p>And before you get to this recipe, check out …

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

10 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happy AF

Trust me, no. 10 is something you could do right now.<p>A lot of the time, "do this and you'll be happy" lists read like directions on how to make ice cubes. Like, duh, you should exercise and eat vegetables. But what else? A recent AskReddit thread prompted users to reveal the little things they do …

27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.<p>We've rounded up 27 of the world's most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they're set in stunning …

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N. Korea, on defense after sanctions, makes nuclear threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his military on standby for nuclear strikes at any time, state media reported …

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Holiday tips and trips! These last-minute vacations won't break the bank

If you're looking for ways to enhance your winter vacation or struggling to book a last-minute winter getaway, we've got you covered! Foursquare's editor-at-large, Sarah Spagnolo, joined TODAY's Sheinelle Jones to share some of her tips on getting the most out of a trip, as well as four winter …

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Christmas-Ruining Fan Theory Claims 'Home Alone' Is A Prequel To 'Saw'

You probably should have been more worried when Kevin McCallister set all those traps.<p>On Dec. 4, 2014, a year ago today, Grantland writer Jason Concepcion wrecked the Yuletide season by revealing a truth no '90s kid could handle.<p>Kevin McCallister, the character Macaulay Culkin played in "Home …

Germany joins fight against Isil after parliament approves military action in Syria

Berlin approves sending Tornado reconnaissance jets and up to 1,200 military personnel but it will not join coalition air strikes<p>Germany's lower house of parliament on Friday approved government plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) in Syria.<p>Of the …

Robots can learn by playing, just like babies

Babies learn about the world by exploring how their bodies move in space, grabbing toys, pushing things off tables, and by watching and imitating …

San Bernardino shooting: Carnage was 'unspeakable,' police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The gunpowder was still lingering in the air as San Bernardino Police Lt. Mike Madden and three other officers approached a conference center where a mass shooting had been reported.<p>Bodies had fallen outside the meeting room in San Bernardino, California, where a holiday party with about 80 …

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announce baby girl – and $45bn charity initiative

In a Facebook post to newborn child Max, the Facebook CEO says he will administer the initiative himself using 99% of shares in company’s stock<p>The Zuckerbergs announced two births on Tuesday: a baby girl, and to one of the world’s biggest philanthropies.<p>That sterling spoon you might have been …

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DNA matching and virtual reality: The world of online dating in 2040

How will technology change the way we date over the next 25 years? From full sensory virtual reality dating to DNA matching, researchers explore the possibilities<p>Technology has already transformed the dating world, with matchmaking websites allowing people to scope out potential partners before …

'NCIS' look ahead: Tony DiNozzo reunited with past love

<b>[WARNING: 'NCIS' SPOILER ALERT-SHOW DETAILS FOLLOW]</b><p>On Tuesday night's episode of "NCIS," Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) will be reunited with a woman from his past: Jeanne Benoit (Scottie Thompson), the daughter of infamous arms dealer Rene (Armand Assante), aka Le Grenouille ("The Frog"). She …

Baby Dinosaurs Hatched Into a World of Danger

In 1985, three years before Littlefoot and gang would set off for The Great Valley, paleontologist Jack Horner, writer James Gorman, and artist Doug Henderson told the story of a different baby dinosaur on a perilous journey. Her name was Maia – short for <i>Maiasaura</i> – and while her adventure was …

6 Incredible Ruins You Can Easily Visit

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Guerretto</i><p>Ruins, despite what fedora-wearing archaeologists would have you believe, do not exist solely to be hacked and slashed so that you can acquire their sweet, sweet artifacts. They actually have a lot of historical and aesthetic value! And only rarely will you …

Drew Barrymore: I'm glad I was 'locked up' in an institution aged 13

Actress Drew Barrymore said it was 'necessary' for her to spend a year and a half in an institution for the mentally ill<p>Drew Barrymore has said she does not regret being “locked up” in an institution for the mentally ill at the age of 13 because it taught her respect and discipline.<p>The 40-year-old …

Scientists Find Two Distant Stars Touching, And The Results Could Be Catastrophic

Star-crossed lovers.<p>Some 160,000 light-years away, two stars are overlapping one another in what has been described as a potentially catastrophic …

Roman Forum Opens Imperial Ramp for First Time in History

This week, the Roman Forum, the 2,500-year-old landmark, opened its Imperial Ramp for the first time in history.<p>It's not every day that the Roman …

'The most expensive divorce in history' ends after Russian billionaire reaches deal with ex-wife

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev and his ex-wife Elena appear to have reached an amicable deal<p>The saga of what was dubbed “the most expensive divorce in history” has apparently ended after Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev and his ex-wife Elena said they had reached an amicable deal.<p>The …

Efforts Underway to Restore King Tut's Mask After Botched Epoxy Job

CAIRO — A team of German-Egyptian archaeologists and conservators have begun the painstaking work of restoring King Tutankhamun's burial mask, which was damaged by a botched effort to reattach its beard.<p>The famed pharaoh’s 3,300-year-old mask has been removed from public display at Cairo's Egyptian …