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18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Bitcoin futures suggest breakneck rise in price to slow | Reuters

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Newly launched bitcoin futures on Monday suggested that traders expect the cryptocurrency’s blistering price gains to slow in the coming months, even as it blasted above $17,000 to a fresh record high in the spot market.<p>Chicago-based derivatives exchange Cboe Global …

Cryptocurrency

10 DIY Projects That'll Fill an Empty Wall With Style

The walls in your home are essentially a blank canvas just waiting to be filled, but figuring out how, exactly, to fill them can be a little …

DIY

Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Paint Color Every Time

Let’s face it: Picking the right paint color is important. There’s no denying the shade we pick to adorn the walls is a fundamental part of any …

Home Decorating

5 Home Items to Ditch If You Want to Be More Stylish

Styling a home is much like putting together an outfit. Some people just seem to have a knack for combining pieces that look effortlessly cool while …

Scientists May Have Found Another Black Hole in the Milky Way

Scientists have found evidence that a mid-sized black hole about 100,000 times more massive than the sun is hiding within the Milky Way, a discovery …

Universe

Private University in North Korea Reopens Despite Travel Ban

SEOUL, South Korea — The only foreign-funded private university in North Korea started a new semester on Monday, but without its usual American professors because of Washington’s ban on travel to the country, university officials said.<p>The travel ban, which took effect Friday, has threatened the …

These 4 Paint Rules Make Your Small Space Look Bigger

Angie Teater's Midtown East studio apartment in Manhattan is, quite simply, stunning. There's plenty of furniture arrangement inspiration for your …

Interior Design

Greece on a budget: locals' tips on where to stay and eat

Still in the midst of its debt crisis, the notion of UK travellers on a budget in Greece might induce some black humour from locals, but tourists can help the economy – and save a few euros themselves<p>Greece’s debt crisis rumbles on, making it harder for locals to go on holiday. But with 27 million …

Travel

25 Cheap Places To Shop For Home Decor Online

Because you still need leftover money for rent. The products in this post were updated in January 2018.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

Northern Lights: 11 best places to see the aurora borealis | CNN Travel

Is having a cry good for our health?

Crying has often been touted as a good way to relieve stress. Does science back this belief up?<p>Until recently, scientists and authors were at stark disagreement over the point of crying. In King Henry VI, Shakespeare wrote, "to weep is to make less the depth of grief", and the American writer …

Greek Philosophy

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

25 Bold Ways to Decorate with Yellow

The color yellow is associated with many things including bliss, happiness, and energy (to name a few). Decorating with yellow illuminates your home, giving off good vibes while also creating an overall positive place to reside in. With spring right around the corner, get inspired to redecorate …

Google's new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel

Google has long stated its ambitions to run its global operations solely on renewable energy, and now it wants to lead by example. The company has updated its interactive Sunroof map that helps people estimate whether it makes sense to install a solar panel on their roof.<p>In a new blog post, the Big …

Solar Power

The Renter's List: What You Should & Shouldn't Be Spending Big Bucks On

The semi-nomadic life of a renter can make it hard to make a commitment—to furniture, to art, to a real set of knives. And yet, there are some items …

15 Ways to Bring Personality Into Your Galley Kitchen

Galley kitchens are aptly named for the small kitchens found on ships. Basically a hallway lined with cabinets and appliances, galley kitchens can …

Yves Béhar & Samsung Create a TV That Allows You to Collect Art

The Frame is like having a world-renowned art curator in your living room<p>How do you add more aesthetic value to a television? You can gussy up the …

Art

20+ Traditional Wedding Outfits from Around the World

Today, many people think that weddings strictly feature grooms in tuxedos and brides “all dressed in white.” While there’s nothing wrong with a nice suit or ivory gown, not all betrothed couples go this route. In fact, in countless cultures around the world, traditional wedding outfits look much …

Weddings