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How to grab an early-booking summer deal – and avoid the suspect 'specials'

With the January blues kicking in, many of us will be dreaming about our next escape to warmer climes – and sale season is one of the best times to grab a holiday deal as tour operators, travel agents and airlines compete for your custom. This year has already seen a 10% jump in the number of …

A scene off the side of the Utah roads

Why is Google+ required for The Arcanum<p>All applications and user accounts for www.TheArcanum.com require Google+ to be tied to the profile for a …

Japanese macaques chill out in hot springs – in pictures

If you thought it was cold this this morning, spare a thought for these primates<p>First published on Mon 20 Jan 2014 08.24 EST

London vs Paris: which is better?

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1,000+ Rhinos Poached in 2013: Highest in Modern History

Increasing demand for the animals' horns drove the slaughter, report says.<p>For South Africa's white rhinos, 2013 was perhaps the worst year in modern history.<p><b>One thousand and four animals were killed by poachers, the highest since record keeping began in the early 1900s, according to the South</b> …

Eye on the Tiger: Satellite Images a New Tool for Conservation

Conservationists get a bird's-eye view of what's happening on the ground.<p>If a picture is worth a thousand words, satellite images may tell a crucial story for conservationists and anyone else looking to protect tigers or other endangered species.<p>"Maps are a common language, and satellite images are …

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Threats Escalate Against Rhino Hunt Winner as Debate Intensifies

Auction winner Corey Knowlton stands by hunt for conservation.<p>On May 20, 2015, hunter Corey Knowlton killed the black rhino he had received the permit for in Namibia, saying his fee of $350,000 will all be earmarked for conservation. Controversy continues to surround the hunt.<p>The death threats …

10 of the best free museums in Europe

Continuing our series on seeing the world for free, we round up 10 attractions, from Istanbul to Reykjavik, that don't cost a cent<p>We like to grumble, but when it comes to museums, we've got it pretty good in the UK, with free entry to many major museums. In London, for example, it's possible to pop …

Expert guide to Melbourne

Essential information<p>British Consulate-General (00 61 3 9652 1600), Level 17, 90 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000.<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 000<p><b>Tourist office and information:</b> the Melbourne Visitor Centre (00 61 3 9658 9658; visitmelbourne.com) is on Federation Square, right across from Flinders …

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Success!<p>Fly like a bird over Rio de Janeiro<p>Rio is one of the most amazing cities in the world to see from the sky – and hang gliding is an exhilarating way to get high.Ready to go? Plan your trip with Lonely Planet's guide to Rio de Janeiro.<p>1:11<p>Featured videos<p>Featured videos<p>Travel inspiration<p>Shoes …

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January 17, 2014

0<p>SHARES<p><b>Each week, we get sent literally millions (and by "literally millions" we mean "not actually literally at all, but still, you know, a lot") of</b> …

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Glimpsing the future in Singapore

The future has arrived early in Singapore with more ultra-modern infrastructure - skyscrapers, parks, metro lines - being built every day. Many of the projects showcase technologies that we may soon see in other countries - and that could someday help all of us deal with global challenges such as …

French study shows a majority of men and a third of women cheat

Ifop poll finds that 55 per cent of French men and 32 per cent of French women are unfaithful and that infidelity is on the rise but that the French are champions of forgiveness<p>A majority of <b>French</b> men and a third of French women cheat on their partners, a new poll, has found indicating that …

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5 Sky Events This Week: Mercurial Evenings, Cosmic Triangle and Lord of the Rings

Changing Planet<p><b>The most elusive planet, little Mercury, pays a visit to the early evening skies this week, while the moon guides sky-gazers toward the true Lord of the Rings and other stellar delights.</b><p><b>Mercury rising.</b> Just after sunset on Tuesday, January 21, and for the rest of the month, the …

"I was heartbroken. He was the most precious thing in the world to me." The scourge of "Alabama Rot". http://bbc.in/1dMG9NT

What was it like to live on the world's first nuclear-powered submarine? http://bbc.in/1kV8XHN Twenty thousand people flocked to see the USS Nautilus launched into the Thames River in the US state of Connecticut on 21 January 1954. To mark the 60th anniversary of the Nautilus launch, the BBC's Claire Bowes spoke with a former US Navy sonar operator who served onboard the record-breaking submarine. Photo courtesy of US Navy.

Amazon developing pay-TV streaming service: report | Reuters

(Reuters) - Amazon is in the early stages of developing a pay-TV streaming service with live programming, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.<p>A worker handles items for delivery at Amazon's new distribution center in Brieselang, near Berlin November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias …

Winter storm seen snarling travel in north-eastern U.S. | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fast-moving winter storm forecast to dump as much as a foot (30 cm) of snow on the north-eastern United States on Tuesday was expected to disrupt the evening commute for millions of people along the densely populated coast.<p>People stroll along Literary Walk in Central Park …