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See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Let These Videos Remind You Just How Amazing The World Can Be

It’s a beautiful world.<p><i>Planet Earth II</i>, BBC’s latest nature documentary, has just starting showing in UK, and will soon reach the US and …

What Your Dog Craves Most from You

For all you dog lovers out there, this news will come as absolutely no surprise: your canine companion loves to be petted! He even loves it more than praise.<p>This reality of every dog guardian's life is now backed up by a study published in the journal Behavioural Processes. Two researchers from the …

Emotions

Hate Jump Scares? These 24 Terrifying Horror Films Are For You

I learned the hard way that drinking a steaming cup of coffee while watching modern horror movies is an awful idea. After scalding my hands (and staining my outfit) when the film I was watching flashed a loud, honking truck during an otherwise quiet scene, it dawned on me that I loathe when horror …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Philippines police van rams protesters outside US embassy in Manila

A police van has rammed into protesters as an anti-US rally outside the American embassy in the Philippines capital, Manila, turned violent.<p>At least three student activists were taken to hospital after they were run over by the van driven by a police officer, the protest leader Renato Reyes …

Asia

'Half-headed' man arrested -- again

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man who was a viral sensation a few years ago because he has half a head is back in the news.<p>Carlos Rodriguez, 31, was arrested earlier this week in Miami on arson and first-degree attempted murder charges.<p>Police say Rodriguez set a mattress on fire in his duplex, with two people inside …

Philippine President Duterte scales back anti-US comments

Philippines President Duterte has scaled back his comments about military and economic separation from the United States. But he did say he was …

Earth - In 1925, a remote town was saved from lethal disease by dogs

They say dogs are our best friends. Sometimes, they are our saviours.<p>In 1925, the small Alaskan town of Nome was in the throes of a deadly diphtheria epidemic. To save the town's inhabitants, 20 teams of sled dogs transported a vital anti-toxin over 674 miles (1,085km) of ice and snow, in just six …

100 'Lucky Pennies' Scattered Across the U.S. Are Worth $1,000 Each

Most of us eschew pennies these days as having too little value to bother with, uncomplainingly allowing vendors to round purchases up to the nearest …

12 Amazing Photos From the 2016 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' Awards

This year's theme was 'society's interactions with the natural world.'<p>With this year's theme being 'society's interactions with the natural world,' the winners of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been revealed with Tim Lewan's four part documentation of Orangutan's in Borneo taking …

New Zika Zone Found in Miami

Florida has a new Zika zone — a one square mile area where the Zika virus is actively infecting people, state officials said Thursday.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned pregnant women to stay out of the neighborhood if possible.<p>It’s the third established outbreak in Miami, a hot …

Public Health

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

Landscape Photography

A selection from the shortlist of 40, with images from around the world including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile

Wildlife

Photographer Captures Soulful Portraits Of Dogs Enjoying Autumn

Anne Geier, a photographer from Austria, has a beautiful gift of capturing soulful portraits of dogs. Some of her best work is created in autumn, …

Horrified pet owner finds their half-eaten dog in the jaws of gigantic 6m-long python

A horrified pet owner discovered her dog in the jaws of a terrifying 6m-long python.<p>Klomphan Khiewwan said she came downstairs at 3am yesterday to …

5 reasons why you should Scuba dive

1. Discover a new world<p>You discover a new world when you get underwater. You can see different species and landscapes. The first time I went scuba …

Scuba Diving

Premier Insect Photographer John Hallmén Shares His Secrets for Macro Bug Photography

Most parents are not, as a rule, overjoyed when their kid comes home with head lice. But John Hallmén is different.<p>“This year in March my son finally …

Rylee’s big adventure: Lost puppy swims 10 km in Lake Michigan, hikes 20 km to find family | Toronto Star

Searchers included dog-loving fishermen and rural folks with drones outfitted with cameras.<p>Rylee was lost, found and lost again, after she was …

Every Day This Old Dog Walks 4 Miles To Town Just To Say Hi To Everyone

Bruno, the wandering dog, has been walking 4 miles almost daily for the past 12 years to Longville, Minnesota, just to say ‘hi’ to the town’s …

City Halls

Guilty Dog Feels Extra Terrible About Eating His Owner's Shoes

His adorable reaction shows just how much dogs can read tone.<p>You may have recently heard all the buzz about a new study that shows that your dog not …

Pets

Nearly 20 cows killed by single lightning strike in Texas

The day after hundreds of wild reindeer were killed by a lighting strike in central Norway, news emerged that 19 cows were killed by a single …

Weather

FACT CHECK: Praying Mantis Attacks Hummingbird

CLAIM<p>A photograph shows a praying mantis after it killed a hummingbird. See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via e-mail, August 2016<p>Will Praying Mantis …

Philippines drugs war: The woman who kills dealers for a living

<b>The Philippines is in the midst of a brutal war on drugs sanctioned by the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, which has seen almost 2,000 killings in a matter of weeks. The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the country's dark underbelly of dealers and assassins through the story of one woman</b> …

There's Nothing Remotely Functional About an Axe Handle Made of Gummy Bears

There’s no end to the impressive stuff handy YouTubers will make out of wood, metal, and plastic. Peter Brown, however, favors unorthodox building …

Woodworking

Here's the dog breed you should adopt, based on your zodiac sign

If you’re on the lookout for a canine companion, you’re likely spending a majority of your time looking at pics of cute pups online. After all, there …

Pets

Cat Walks Up to Man and Guides Him Down the Mountain After He Got Lost

A man got lost while he was hiking in the mountains in Gimmelwald, Switzerland. A cat came up to him and showed him the way.<p>Meet the mountain guide …

22 Life-Saving Beauty Hacks to Use When You're Already Late

You're about to be on time(-ish) to brunch for once!<p>MAKEUP<p><b>1. Fix smudged makeup in a flash by using concealer to hide your mistake.</b> Don't have a makeup wipe handy? If you color outside of your lip line and the shade stains your skin, use concealer to cover up your mistake. Try Vert Concealer</b> …

2016 August 21 - Map of Total Solar Eclipse Path in 2017 August

<b>Map of Total Solar Eclipse Path in 2017 August</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Fred Espenak (NASA's GSFC), MrEclipse.com, Google Maps<p><b>Explanation:</b> Would you like to see …