Tiffany Galuska

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18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

Scientists Are Testing Psychedelic Drugs on Human Minibrains, With Surprising Results

So cool.<p>New research using human minibrains has revealed that a hallucinogenic compound known as 5-MeO-DMT triggers changes in neuronal signalling …

ISIS Fighters, Having Pledged to Fight or Die, Surrender en Masse

DIBIS, Iraq — The prisoners were taken to a waiting room in groups of four, and were told to stand facing the concrete wall, their noses almost touching it, their hands bound behind their backs.<p>More than a thousand prisoners determined to be Islamic State fighters passed through that room last week …

MIT’s Food Computer Makes Farming As Simple As Tweeting

We’re increasingly interested in local food, not least because, in theory, it’s better for the environment. And increasingly, farming is less about turning dirt and more about advanced agricultural science, but how does, say, your average joe with a drill and an interest in growing some non-local …

We Asked 8,500 Internet Commenters Why They Do What They Do

My fascination with internet comments began as exasperation. I’d just written a short article that began with a quote from the movie “Blazing …

11 Underrated Salad Greens And How to Eat Them

Salad greens are nutritional all-stars: They’re packed with vitamins (including A,B, and K) and are rich in minerals your body needs (like potassium, …

The Gluten-Free Guide to Paris

Like much of the rest of Western Europe and the United States, France has seen a rise in diners looking to avoid wheat. But after years of lagging behind countries like Italy in terms of catering to this population, France is now in general much more welcoming—and Paris especially so. The city's …

A day in the life of the world's greatest airport

Not all airports are created equal. In fact, Singapore Changi has been designed to be as little like your average airport as possible – which is probably why it’s a perennial favourite among all who travel through it.<p>It’s got a swimming pool, a cactus garden, two free 24-hour cinemas, and a …

The breathtaking winning entries in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

National park tips: Yes, California has a secret Yellowstone. It's here.

Lassen Volcanic National Park, about 50 miles east of Redding, is California's secret Yellowstone. It gets just one tourist for every 11 who reach that other Yellowstone. It's the most geothermally active destination in the state, its slopes and meadows dotted with boiling creeks, steaming lakes …

How to Start Trail Running

It's not the same thing as running around the block.<p>Trail running is to road running what fly fishing is to traditional fishing: The main activity is the same, but the technical aspects are completely different. You've got to learn to read the land and trust your instincts.<p>You may find yourself …

This Popular Great Depression Recipe Would Be Inedible By Today's Standards

Unless corned-beef Jell-O sounds good to you.<p>When you have very little resources available, which was undoubtedly the case for many American families …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Dubai's upcoming Rosemont Hotel to feature an indoor rainforest | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Just when we thought the world's largest indoor theme park was hard to top, Dubai proves us wrong yet again.<p>Its latest jaw-dropping megaproject of interest to the travel set is a tropical rainforest in a skyscraper hotel -- another world-first for the emirate.<p>The 7,000-square-meter …

World's longest glass bridge abruptly closes after just two weeks

That didn't take long.<p>Just two weeks after China's Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon glass bridge opened to thousands of visitors, it had to close suddenly, …

Scientists Just Made a Working Laser Using Blood

Lasers are behind so much of our cutting-edge technology. Now scientists at the University of Michigan have successfully shown that is possible to …

How Do We Colonize Venus?

<i>Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at Earth’s “sister planet”, the hellish, yet strangely similar</i> …

A Data Scientist Has Mapped The Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …