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It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the ones above. Click the images to view in lightbox mode...

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the …

Classic Fan Photos

Keith Richards<p>Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones signs an autograph for three fans outside the Chevron Hotel in Sydney during the band's Australian …

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

12 Places You'd Never Believe Were In The UK

The UK landscape varies wildly, from the snow-swept peaks of Ben Nevis to the tropical looking, white sandy beaches of Cornwall. It wasn't for the weather, you'd probably never have to go abroad at all.

Scotland

Britain on a budget: 50 cheap thrills

You can still get a pint for under £2 – plus views over the River Ouse – at the King’s Arms in York, part of the Sam Smith’s chain of pubs renowned for original interiors, traditional brewing methods and cheap prices (King’s Staith, 01904 659435).<p>Cornish bakeries, including the newly opened Quay in …

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Six ways to experience Stockholm

From crafts and medieval architecture to haute cuisine and cocktails, enjoy the very best of Stockholm with <i>Lonely Planet Magazine</i>'s guide.<p>Experience Scandinavia’s design capital<p>From the upmarket stores of Östermalm to the jumbled bric-a-brac shops of Upplandsgatan, this is a city that has style …

Manchester: the rebirth of a city

The cotton industry’s decline, which began in the early part of the 20th century, continued after the Second World War, and the exchange closed in 1968. The port, still Britain’s third largest in 1963, employing some 3,000 people, shut in 1982 – its canal unable to cope with the new breed of …

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds …

Best-value destinations in Europe for 2013

Offering some of the world’s most iconic sights, best museums and superb cuisines, Europe is always an attractive and exciting destination, though overpriced hotels, extortionate entry fees and eye-wateringly priced restaurants in many parts of the continent can make travel here feel less than a …

Creatively Defaced Textbooks

One of the things I miss most about being in art school was... the casual graffiti. Students of all stripes have a tendency to make flyers, deface …

Day trips from Madrid, central Spain: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Manzanares el Real<p>From the castle of Mendoza (pictured) to the stunning La Pedriza hills, the village of Manzanares el Real, 55km north …

29 abandoned places that look truly beautiful. — myscienceacademy.org

1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy<p>Via: en.www.lensart.ru<p>[msa-ads data-ad-client=”ca-pub-6965588547261395″ data-ad-slot=”7732882042″]<p>2. …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Yellowstone National Park