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A serial entrepreneur has created a 'tiny home' just for the super-rich

At least, they will be if retail entrepreneur Christopher Burch's latest venture, Cocoon9, catches on.<p>Along with his lifelong friend Edwin Mahoney, Burch is elevating the way we think about prefab, tiny houses.<p>"The goal was to create a thoughtfully designed product that is simple and elegant and …

Home Building

A Time-Lapse of the World’s Largest Salt Flat, Where the Earth Reflects the Sky

Time-lapse photographer Enrique Pacheco shot this beautiful time-lapse at Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, the world’s largest salt flat. The …

Time-lapse Photography

Perfect Pack Essentials

Get pumped and prepared for your overnight backpacking excursion!<p>As the weather warms up, there’s no better time to get outside and take on an invigorating backpacking trip. Adventuring on tough trails is a surefire way to get your body working and can be an amazing change of pace from your regular …

Around the World in 8 Stunning Sunsets

<i>Photo: Nick Lake</i><p>There are sunsets... and then there are <i>sunsets</i>. This collection of adventurous destinations is the latter. We hope that you get a chance to go out and experience views like these for yourself, or at the very least, take a look, daydream, and enjoy these brilliant hues.<p><b>Summit Lake,</b> …

National Parks

The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

By College Tourist. Author Jenna Rice, University of Central Florida.<p><b>How to tackle a trip to one of the most iconic cities in both California and the world.</b><p>With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its …

San Francisco

How you can get paid to travel

Earning an income while travelling is also easier than you think. While joining airline and hotel loyalty clubs might get you a free ticket or a …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

5 Must-Do American Road Trips

<i>(Photo: Christian Gideon/Stocksy)</i><p>It’s spring, and that means it’s time for the most iconic of American vacations: a good old-fashioned road trip. …

10 Things To Do In Europe Before You Die

<i>by Caitlin Morton and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>JOHN KELLERMAN / Alamy<p>Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and …

You won’t believe what’s inside the world’s largest cave in Vietnam

This stunning video was shot by cave, adventure, and travel photographer Ryan Deboodt. Discovered in 1991, but only recently explored in 2009, the …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Leonardo DiCaprio unveils futuristic eco-resort for Belize

Actor plans luxury tourist development - where villas will sell for $15m - to save Central American island from environmental destruction<p>Leonardo DiCaprio has long been known as something of an <b>environmental activist.</b><p>Now he is putting his money where his mouth is, building a multimillion dollar …

Take A Dip In Hawaii's Crystal Clear Tide Pools

Mother Nature loves a good pool party. And Hawaii, with its plethora of natural tide pools, is happy to oblige.<p>The seascapes and lava rock-lined coasts of the Hawaiian islands provide the perfect conditions for the protected, rocky inlets. We've rounded up 5 of Hawaii's best spots for tide pools -- …

Big Island (Hawaii)

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Self-improvement

The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

Photo: Drew Robinson<p>By: <i>Drew Robinson</i>, an Explorer for <i>The Outbound Collective</i><p>Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile <i>Salkantay Trek</i> allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways …

Hiking

See How 50,000 Species Evolved With This Beautiful, Swirling Timeline

That at least is how it appears in a new evolutionary timeline. It’s based on research that documents the development of more than 50,000 species, …

Biology

ISIS is bulldozing some of the world's first cities. Here’s what we're losing

In 2014, I took the short walk from my office to Leeds train station to take part in the Department for Transport’s consultation on the future of …

Fossil of Ancient 'Sea Monster' Sheds Light on Evolution of Arthropods

A 480-million-year-old fossil is giving paleontologists new insights into a sea monster called an anomalocaridid, which is an ancestor of modern-day arthropods such as lobsters and scorpions.<p>The 7-foot (2-meter) long fossil reveals that the extinct giant had two sets of legs — not one, as …

12 examples of evolution happening right now

Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought.<p>Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time.<p>And we are it's primary drivers.<p>By shaping landscapes, dumping pollutants into rivers and lakes, and transforming wild areas into suburban ones, humans are spurning the …

19 hacks to make your life easier around the house

Life is tough enough. Small irritations should never get in the way of enjoying a hard-earned day off.<p>If there's an easier way of doing things, most …

Lifehacks

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Seven Spectacular Wildlife Phenomenons to Experience

<b>Witness some of planet's greatest wildlife spectacles, from the gathering of Antarctica's emperor penguins to the migration of immense herds on the African plains.</b><p><b>1. ANTARCTICA</b><p><b>The Migration of Emperor Penguins</b><p>This species of penguin is the only one to spend all year round in Antarctica. In early …

Wildlife

Runcible circular phone is a quirky and delightful pocket watch

BARCELONA — Just when we thought smartphones were losing creativity, a small circular device the size of a pocket watch has the potential to be one …

Why We Travel Slowly

We travel rather slowly, almost at a tortoise's pace, as compared to others who squeeze in five European countries in a two-week vacation or four Central American countries in a ten-day cruise. We're not in the business of tour busing and picture taking. We're traveling and living as slowly as …

6 Advanced Ancient Inventions Beyond Modern Understanding

By Tara MacIsaac , Epoch Times<p>We’ve lost the secret to making some of history’s most useful inventions, and for all of our ingenuity and discoveries, …

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CNN

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Speedboat

2015 Ford Mustang: Readers’ Pick For Best Car To Buy

The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015remains under lock and key for one more day; but in the meantime, over the past ten days we’ve asked you …

Sports Cars