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10 Expert Tips for Bringing Your Dog on an Airplane

Every travel-hungry person knows that summer is the perfect time to grab your pre-packed travel bag and go exploring, no matter if that means skipping town for one of Pinterest’s top travel destinations or just booking a cheap flight to Ireland and seeing where the wind takes you.<p>Unfortunately, as …

Pets

The new type of hotel rescuing Italy's hill villages

The alberghi diffusi model is revitalising dwindling communities across Italy by repurposing their unused buildings into ‘scattered hotels’. Our writer lives like a local in a few of these hamlet gems. Scroll down for more<p>It was an unusual invasion: well-to-do people, most speaking strange tongues, …

Italy

10 European Road Trips to Take This Summer

From America's Route 66 to Australia's Great Ocean Road to South Africa's Garden Route, the world is full of unforgettable road trips, but don't write off Europe for your next adventure. Whether you want to hire a campervan and get off the beaten track, cruise along the coast in a convertible or …

The Search and Rescue Pack

Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but …

This Breathtaking Chart Shows Just How Far Humans Have Ventured into Space

At least, how far our probes have explored.<p>The solar system is big. It may stretch out up to a light year across, depending on the outer boundary of the Oort Cloud. But considering it's barely been 50 years since humanity has launched objects into space, it's amazing where we've been able to …

Space

Man hat ja Rechte

Wie gefährlich sind die Hamburger Bürgerwehren? Ein Treffen am extremen Rand der Stadt.<p>Sie hätten das Viertel doch nur sicherer machen wollen, sagt …

Homes out on the moors – in pictures

From Northumberland to Dartmoor, these windswept properties are perfect for walking the pet werewolf

National Parks

How to build a medieval castle

The Norman Conquest triggered a boom in castle building, but the process of creating a fortress from scratch was far from simple, as John Goodall …

Scott Kelly snaps photos of Earth and the galaxy from space – in pictures

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly is the only American to have spent 340 days in space. In addition to his research and experimentation, he captured his unique view of the Earth<p>Scott Kelly returns to Earth with a bump and a thumbs-up after record ISS stint

B-Authentique

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15 Amazing Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space

The NASA astronaut has retired after completing one of the longest space flights ever—and taking incredible photos from space along the way.<p>U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly has retired from NASA, after 20 years of service and more than 520 days in space—more time in space than any other American. He also …

Where one kiss brings 15 years of luck

In this enchanting alley of romance, droves of couples kiss to honour the tragic tale of Ana and Carlos. If they don’t, they’ll be cursed.<p>The enchanting Mexican city of Guanajuato feels lost in time. Narrow cobblestone streets and staircases wind around Colonial era buildings, while <i>estudiantinas</i> – …

Mexico

Now This Is Romance: A Fairy-Tale Hideaway Hotel on the French Riviera

<i>By Pavia Rosati for Fathom</i> | I had heard about <b>Eze</b>, the charming French medieval hilltop village in the Côte D’Azur, for years. (Château Eza made it onto our first list of The World’s Most Romantic Hotels.) And I am no stranger to charming European medieval hilltop villages. (Fathom decamped to a …

France

A couple who has traveled to 100 countries just got back from a crazy trip to Africa — here's what it was like

But there's one continent they always look forward to returning to: Africa.<p>The duo recently got back from their fifth trip to Africa, this time traveling through Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.<p>"From the stunning landscapes and teeming wildlife to the agreeable climate and friendly people, it always …

Toronto Blue Jays

Video: The Eternal Lights of Lofoten, Norway

The Lofoten Islands of Norway are known for their remote location and spectacular landscapes. It is also considered one of the best places in the …

Northern Lights

Astronaut Scribblings Discovered on Apollo 11

The three astronauts left behind some notes that we just found.<p>There were no envelopes on the Apollo 11 Command Module<i>Columbia</i>, so Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins did their math calculations right on the interior paneling of the spacecraft. Collins, the lone pilot of the command …

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

Charisma

How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.<p>When it comes to outrageous stunts, Evel Knievel has nothing on the Mars Curiosity rover. On August 6, 2012, this robotic daredevil hurtled into the Martian atmosphere at 13,200 miles per hour, deployed a supersonic …

Cold War

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

Snowstorms

In 1966, George E. Mueller drew this concept sketch of the Skylab which launched in 1973. #WayBackWednesday https://t.co/56NuJou4uy

The Perfect Gear to Take With You Anywhere

You never really know where life’s excursions are going to take you. From moose hunting in the Yukon and scuba diving in Bonaire to skiing Colorado’s …

Spirit Island, Alberta

Banff Alberta in the Summer

How to Tie a Men's Scarf: 5 Masculine Styles | The Art of Manliness

Scarves are a great way to stay toasty warm when the winter winds come biting. But many men don’t know how to tie a scarf in a masculine and …

Men's Fashion

Capturing the Hauntingly Beautiful Atmosphere of the Dutch Woodlands

Nelleke Pieters’ photographs perfectly encapsulate the haunting beauty of the woods. Based in Holland, the amateur photographer manages to extract a certain poignant atmosphere from the trees and leaves in the forest where she shoots. From fleeting appearances of wildlife, to delicate light streams …

Photography

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Mad Men

What Not to Do in Iceland

Don’t call the horses "ponies." Skip the Golden Circle tours. And—gasp—maybe take a rain check on the Blue Lagoon.<p>My first visit to Iceland was a decade ago, for a wedding. The bride wore a vintage, cotton candy pink gown. The reception went all night, the sun never set—it was enchanting. I’ve been …

European Travel