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Surreal Photos of India's Living Root Bridges

These intricate living structures take 15 to 30 years to complete.<p>During monsoon season in northeast India, rainwater gushes through the emerald valleys and deep gorges of Meghalaya, the“abode of the clouds.” The mountainous plateau between Assam and Bangladesh is one of the wettest places on …

This International Women’s Day, pay respect to these 31 inspiring figures

The Lily is always dedicated to telling the stories of women, regardless of the day, month or year. But for Women’s History Month 2018, we decided to …

Nobel Prize

Condé Nast Traveller's best trips for 2018

Here is a collection of our favourite holidays to book this year. Hand in hand with the most respected tour operators out there, we have curated …

10 places around the world that are getting more popular by the minute

From Málaga and Aruba to Buenos Aires and Montreal, these are the in-demand destinations that are seeing an explosion of bookings, according to American Express Travel, compared to this time last year.<p>Málaga, Spain<p>Barcelona and Madrid have long enjoyed time in the limelight, but now Malaga is …

European Travel

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

10 trips every woman should take before she dies

Your definitive bucket list<p>If we could spend every day hanging out on a St Tropez yacht, or jetting between the beaches of the Seychelles, we absolutely would. Sadly, reality – with its commitments, bills and general sense of meh-ness - gets in the way.<p>For those of you who want to make the most of …

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

Keila Pulinario Thought Prison Was Tough. Then She Had To Find A Job.

For women looking for jobs after prison, it doesn't just feel harder. It is harder. Meet the formerly incarcerated women who are helping one another to get ahead.<p><b>Not long after</b> <b>Keila Pulinario</b> was released from prison, she was hit by a car while walking to work.<p>Pulinario was pissed off. Before the …

The Culture Caught Up With Spike Lee — Now What?

Before he had even made his first movie, Spike Lee used to fantasize about three things: season tickets at the Garden, a brownstone in Fort Greene like the one that he was raised in and a house in the historically black Oak Bluffs section of Martha’s Vineyard. In 1986, after writing, producing, …

The Arts

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Bill Clinton: A Reckoning

Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?<p>The most remarkable thing about the current tide of sexual assault and harassment accusations is not their number. If every woman in America started …

Democratic Party

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

Box Office

'Big void' identified in Khufu's Great Pyramid at Giza

<b>The mysteries of the pyramids have deepened with the discovery of what appears to be a giant void within the Khufu, or Cheops, monument in Egypt.</b><p>It is not known why the cavity exists or indeed if it holds anything of value because it is not obviously accessible.<p>Japanese and French scientists made …

Archaeology

The Genius of the Playboy Interview

Hugh Hefner was a complicated individual whose notions of sexuality and human relationships were at once woke and predatory, who stumbled upon a …

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Vaccination

Ambitious neuroscience project to probe how the brain makes decisions

Combining expertise from 21 labs in Europe and the US, the International Brain Laboratory will attempt to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time<p>World-leading neuroscientists have launched an ambitious project to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time: how the brain decides what …

Indian Badminton League

Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100

It's simple mathematics.<p>Scientists say humans who are alive today might have the all-too-real experience of witnessing the beginning of a mass …

Climate Change

This scorching black exoplanet takes in all the light it can and gives almost nothing back

As black as day.<p><i>We have discovered a planet. It gathers in light from its sun, and refuses to let go. In return, the star strips away the planet’s atmosphere, slowly devouring it.</i><p>That's how the popular planet-inventing Twitter bot Newfound Planets , might describe this particular gaseous giant, …

Universe

DNA editing in human embryos reveals role of fertility 'master gene'

In a first for the UK, genome editing has been used to understand embryo development, and could help uncover the causes of recurrent miscarriages<p>Scientists in Britain have revealed the role of a fertility “master gene” in one of the world’s first demonstrations of DNA editing in human embryos.<p>The …

Genetics

Building a Better Coral Reef

ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head.<p>“All dead,” he said.<p>Yet even as he and his dive team of international scientists lamented the devastation that human recklessness has …

Great Barrier Reef

These miniature murder scenes have shown detectives how to study homicides for 70 years

<b>It was murder most foul</b> in the parsonage. Detective Mark Titanski of the Worcester County, Md., Sheriff's Office switched on a flashlight and scanned the scene: The body of a high school student in a yellow dress lay faceup. A pool of blood had spread around her head. A hammer was on the floor …

Crime

Mother! Mastermind Darren Aronofsky Explains His Disturbing Fever Dream

The filmmaker opens up about Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Wiig’s cameo, and why he keeps returning to the darkness.<p>Before screening his surrealist horror spectacle <i>Mother!</i> at the Toronto International Film Festival last week, <b>Darren Aronofsky</b> did something strange for a filmmaker: he apologized.<p>“Sorry …

Construction

America’s secret role in the Rwandan genocide

The violence that shocked the world in 1994 did not come from nowhere. While the CIA looked on, its allies in the Ugandan government helped to spread terror and fuel ethnic hatred<p>Between April and July 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandans were murdered in the most rapid genocide ever recorded. …

Africa
Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific

9 Inspiring Books That Should Be As Famous As "The Secret"

The power of you.

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a city like Rome. Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out …

European Travel

19 famous hotels from films you can actually spend the night in

Staying in a five-star hotel is the epitome of luxury travel, and choosing a hotel with celebrity status can make a holiday a truly unique experience.<p>Luckily, there are a number of film-featured hotels that you can actually spend the night in.<p>Some have become as — if not more — famous then the …

Bill Murray