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Wildlife photographer of the year 2016 | CNN Travel

(CNN) — A lone orangutan slowly climbs up a thick tree root in Gunung Palung National Park in Indonesia. Snapped from dizzying heights, this dramatic photograph was captured by American photojournalist Tim Laman, the winner of the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.<p>Laman, who is also a …

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Study Skills

You Are Your Biggest Obstacle in Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that the number-one thing standing in your way to launching and / or expanding your business was something you can control 100 percent? What if I also told you that the moment you conquer it, your whole life and …

Entrepreneurship

Food Porn Alert: Our Most Favorite Photos of the Year

BRB, we're eating with our eyes.<p>Sometimes we sit at our desks, clicking through food photos, and instantly transform into the literal embodiment of the emoji with hearts for eyes. We have our most beautifully photographed recipes of 2015 to thank for that.

55 Bulgarian Artists Create an Illustrated Deck of Cards

With an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, the illustrators behind Infinite Collision hope to play their cards right.<p>What do a villainous monkey, two pink flamingos, a 16th century princess sheep, and female nudes have in common? They are all depicted in Infinite Collision, the first-ever set of …

The 2016 Movie Blockbuster Calendar You Know You Need

2015 was a great year for CGI-filled films such as <i>Jurassic World, The Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i> and of course <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</i> One would say "It's not possible to sneak in any more huge-budget films in one year." 2016 laughs. We haven't yet realized how crowded with blockbusters the next …

Film Industry

Stock Up on These 10 Essential Kitchen Tools

Say goodbye to that junked-up kitchen drawer and say hello to a world in which all your tools are actually used.<p>At Rustic Canyon wine bar in Santa Monica, everyone in the kitchen keeps their tools organized on a rimmed sheet tray. And, unlike what’s in your junked-up kitchen drawer, everything is …

10 Websites To Help You Become Smarter

With so much information within easy reach, we should all strive to become a little smarter. Here are some sites that will help you with that goal.

Idris Elba to open for Madonna in Berlin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Idris Elba is co-starring with Madonna on stage — not screen.<p>The actor-musician will be the opening act during her "Rebel Heart" …

Mercedes-Benz

18-year BlackBerry vet dives deep into how the iPhone toppled his company

Former BlackBerry vice president of foresights Jason Griffin has a lot of first-hand experience with market disruption. After all, his former company …