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This week's #lpfanphoto comes from @photobohemian who visited #Barcelona during the Sant Mercè festival held last week. This is a shot of the correfoc (the fire run) which is where locals dressed as devils run through the streets with hand-held fireworks! Has anybody else's visit to #Catalonia's capital coincided with this Sant Mercè? What was your favourite part? 🎉 -- Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each week we'll pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!

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Take a Stunning Aerial Tour of Iceland—By Drone

Photographer Enrico Pescantini's stunning drone photographs of Iceland will make you want to plan a trip immediately.<p>Seljalandsfoss<p>Jökulsárlón

European Travel

An Insider’s Guide to Wonders of the State Fair of Texas

Today marks the 129th year of Dallas’ State Fair of Texas. Here's how to do it right.<p>Every year, shortly after the beginning of fall, Dallas’ famed …

Is green tea really as healthy as we think?

Doctors have revealed that a teenage girl developed acute hepatitis after drinking three cups of green tea every day for three months in an attempt to lose weight.<p>She had ordered two boxes of Chinese green tea online and said: "Most of the ingredients of the tea I bought were written in Chinese. I …

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

Blue-not-grey: The colour we’re about to fall in love with

We probably reached peak grey two years ago. This soft, forgiving hue – a favourite interiors backdrop of Samantha Cameron – is everywhere. It dominates our wardrobes, washes across our walls and has become one of the most popular handbag colours – more youthful than camel, prettier than black. It …

Being McQueen’s muse

<i>You might not know her name, but you've seen her picture. It was September 2000 when journalist Michelle Olley (formerly of fetish magazine</i> Skin Two <i>and the short-lived reboot of</i> Penthouse<i>) got a call from Alexander McQueen’s right hand Sidonie Barton, saying she had a proposal for her. Olley had</i> …

Why are we all so lonely? Even when surrounded by people we love

As studies report that mid-life loneliness is on the rise, mother-of-two Maria Lally describes how she ended up feeling completely isolated - despite her seemingly perfect life<p>No one would consider me an obvious candidate for <b>loneliness</b>. I’ve been with my husband Dan for 10 years (married for …

'Ingredients': An Eye-Opening Look At The Additives In Our Food

We may eat a lot of food additives, but most consumers know very little about them. These often misunderstood substances go by unwieldy names like "diacetyl" or "azodicarbonamide." They are in everything from salad dressings to Twinkies. But how many of us actually know what they look like or, more …

Archimedes’ legendary sphere brought to life

Building the sphere of Archimedes<p>Michael Wright reconstructed a fabled machine that Archimedes invented to model the heavens.<p>A mechanical model of …

Could Algorithms Become Fashion Trendsetters?

Don't wear bytes after labor day<p>We have trained machines to dream, but can we make them follow their dreams of moving to New York to become a fashion designer? In a world where startups use algorithms to find the next fashion trends, it’s not impossible that computers could go beyond finding what’s …

Cycling Road World Championships 2015: Day 8 Results, Times, Updated Schedule

Lizzie Armitstead and Felix Gall took the gold medals during Saturday's 2015 Cycling Road World Championships, winning the elite women and junior men's races, respectively. Both were too strong for their opponents in a sprint, racing in tough conditions that decimated the peloton.<p>The course in …

Twitch reveals it will convert its streaming video to HTML5 next year

Twitch, the popular game-streaming service that is currently holding its first community event TwitchCon in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, announced during yesterday’s keynote that it will overhaul its live-streaming video players and controls from Flash to HTML5. The changeover will take place in …

Vinyl sales generate more revenue than free Spotify, Youtube, and VEVO combined

While the on-demand, ad-based, music services are generating more money than ever — $163 million in the first half this year as opposed to $128 million last — vinyl sales, at $222 million, have those numbers soundly beat.<p>The once-antiquated format now accounts for almost a third of physical music …

Pop Culture

Russia, Iran, Iraq & Syria setting up ‘joint information center’ to coordinate anti-ISIS operations

Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria have agreed to establish a joint information center in Baghdad to coordinate their operations against Islamic State (IS, …

Food and Drink

We've scoured the globe in search of hidden gems to experience around the world. These irresistible eats capture the essence of place.<p><i>From the October 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>Reasons to Travel Now: 34-53<p><b>34. PUCKER UP IN ZANZIBAR:</b><p>Tangy fresh tamarind juice makes for a restorative breakfast on …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco is divorcing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (KAY-lee KWOH-koh) is divorcing husband Ryan Sweeting after less than two years of marriage.<p>…

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Badlands

“It really felt like you could scoop the stars out of the sky,” said photographer Cameron Cech.<p>Cameron Cech shared this wonderful image with us. He …

Leaked Huawei Nexus 6P reveals 4 color choices, 3450mAh battery, storage options, more

Huawei’s upcoming Nexus phone is as good as revealed already, but with further leaked evidence hitting the web over the past couple of days, there’s now very little we don’t know about the Huawei Nexus 6P. A series of images posted to Imgur (revealed by Android Police) lists many of the Nexus 6P’s …

Morrisons faces legal spat over unwanted stores

Morrisons is pulling out of a string of developments as it shrinks its estate to focus on core supermarkets<p>Embattled supermarket retailer Wm Morrison is in a legal row with a clutch of property developers over a string of supermarket sites that it has pulled out of building.<p>Sources say that there …