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The 25 best museums in the world, according to travelers

The list is based on millions of TripAdvisor reviews from travelers.<p>From Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem to the Louvre in Paris, here are the world's best museums.

10 Dangerous Toys from Decades Past (and the Commercials That Sold Them)

Baby Boomers are a hardy bunch. They rode in cars that weren’t equipped with special toddler seats, walked to and from school without being …

The best thing to eat in every country around the world

In Argentina, you must try the grilled meats.Shutterstock<p>What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visiting a foreign country?<p>Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. …

Humanoid Robot Thinks Taking Over The World Isn’t Worth the Effort

Bina48 is one of the most advanced social robots built to date—she can hold a conversation, crack jokes, and has strong opinions on everything from …

20 Eye-Opening Facts About Eyes Wide Shut

<i>A masked Tom Cruise in Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut | Image: Warner Bros.</i><br>Fans of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick are likely aware of his …

Need a visa to Brazil? Brace yourself for a long process

<b>Question:</b> When we tried to apply for a visa to Brazil, which seemingly needs tourist dollars, no appointments were available that would allow us to make our trip, booked one month from now. We have our flights, our hotels, our in-country flights, etc., all to no avail. What can we do?<p>Ken Cady<p>Rancho …

Why did humans evolve blue eyes? › Ask an Expert (ABC Science)

What determines the colour of blue eyes? And when, and why, did they evolve?<p><b>Blue eyes have been around for at least 7,000 years but we still don't</b> …

Acid attack survivor gets real in YouTube makeup tutorial

In May 2014, Reshma was attacked by her brother-in-law while she was out walking with her sister in Allahabad, India. He threw sulphuric acid on her …

15 Well-Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

The hot trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a …

Buddhism Meets Freud and LSD

<b>Nothing Holy About It: The Zen of Being Just Who You Are By Tim Burkett, edited by Wanda Isle. Shambhala; $16.95. 292 pages.</b><p>White, middle class Americans -- whether they're raised Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or in some other religion --almost always seem a bit absurd when they turn to Buddhism, as …

7 TED Talks Every Creatives Must See

The <b>creative process</b> works in mysterious ways. No one really knows how it works, especially how creatives come up with ideas to work on. No one has it …

11 places to see before it’s too late

IT’S hard to believe but there are some great places on Earth that will one day be gone forever. The question is just how long before the only place …

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The World's Best-Designed Hotels 2015

This stately barrier-island resort has hosted a few <i>Downton Abbey</i>-themed weekends, and no wonder: Even if the exterior of the main building is …

Non-Touristy Places in San Francisco

San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.<p>Now, …

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

The 12 most beautifully designed hotels in the world

This year's 338 nominees include designs in a number of categories, including Hotel and Leisure.<p>The hotels under consideration are all incredibly unique, from an African safari lodge that resembles a luxurious wigwam to a Turkish resort and spa with stunning waterfront rooms.<p>The winner of 2015's …

Tiny Oyster Pearls Are Intricately Carved into Wearable Skull Sculptures

Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba transforms elegant oyster pearls into intricately carved anatomical forms. His wearable sculptures come in many different shapes and sizes, but the jeweler's most unique pieces are carved into the shape of human and animal skulls. These newly formed pearls are turned …

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places in California

<i>By: Grant Marek</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, and 2) zombies are jerks. Providing you with all the eerie fascination you can handle, but none of the "zombie dogs killing your …

Japanese Artist Creates Delicate Watercolor Paintings of Fish Every Week

Tokyo-based artist Yusei Nagashima has been fascinated by fish since he was a child, so it's no wonder that the aquatic creatures have become the sole focus of his beautifully detailed watercolor paintings. Every Friday for the past three years, Nagashima has posted a new illustration of fish on …

In Conversation With Roger Ballen - One Of The Most Collected Photographers In The World

<b>All Images (c) Roger Ballen</b><p>I've been a big fan of Roger Ballen for many years. His work is fresh and terrifically rich. Using a cast of characters and animals, integrated with artwork and physical sets, Ballen blurs the lines between reality and fiction, documentary and storytelling. His work is, …

Photographer's Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …