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Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

‘Why I want to die at 75’

How long should we live? At BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas summit in New York, Ezekiel J Emanuel argued that we focus too much on racking up years, and it’s time for a new attitude to death.<p>Death – along with sex – is one of our two great taboos. So it came as some surprise when Ezekiel Emanuel …

Medicine

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Digital Photography

25 ways to make money when you’re broke on the road

YOU REACH INTO you wallet to pay for your hostel bed for the night, and come up empty. You dig deeper, finding only receipts and pocket lint.<p>You …

Flea Markets

Drastic ways to save money for long-term travel

BUT AS THE REAL world back seeps back in (a dreary nine-to-five desk-job, perhaps?) your dream can feel so very distant, perhaps even …

Personal Finance

15 millennials talk about how they pay for travel

The millennial generation is attracting a lot of attention. Some reports claim that we lack the necessary attitude for “job success.” We struggle …

Hot Springs

11 lies you tell yourself as a solo traveler

1. I’m gonna learn the language so I can fully immerse myself.<p>Until you find yourself hopelessly lost in the middle of a place like Lesbos island in …

travellingsolo

35 places to swim in the world's clearest water

33 places to swim in the world’s clearest water<p>HERE ARE 35 places around the world to strap on your GoPro, do some underwater exploring, and come …

7 expats tell us how they scored the life of their dreams

IN MY TRAVELS, I’ve come across dozens of people from all corners of the earth and walks of life who left home, never looked back, and now couldn’t …

How people really use their GoPro cameras

SOMETIMES I WISH I owned a GoPro, but then I wonder if I’d ever actually use it in the ways it was meant to be used. This video makes me feel a lot …

GoPro

Where do you long to return to? Photo via MatadorU student Melissa Alvarado Sierra

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How I quit my job to travel: The social media addict

Social media strategist Shivya Nath dreamed of world travel. After she entered a contest and won a return ticket to Paris, she took it as a sign – and took off.<p>I never planned to quit my job to travel. When I decided to break away from my cubicle-bound life, I was 23 years old, the daughter of a …

Nigel Creek, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

Yosemite National Park Photos

Travel<p>Yosemite National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

National Parks

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

The Week in Pictures | October 6 – 12, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment from West Africa, where a specialized Ebola team cleans a house in Sierra Leone. More photos<p>Mexico City: Protesters march during a demonstration demanding justice in the case of the 43 students who went …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

Video shows dramatic moment bullet strikes U.S. Marine’s head — and he survives thanks to kevlar helmet

Dramatic footage from an Afghanistan battlefield shows the moment a U.S. Marine survived a bullet to his head, thanks to his kevlar helmet.<p>According …

Searching for home after 3 decades of travel

I’VE LIVED IN COLORADO for one year, four months, three weeks, and two days. I’ve watched each day pass, waiting for my restlessness to return. But …

Love Stories

Have you ever been to Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Photo by #MatadorN Ambassador @alexstrohl. #travelstoke http://bit.ly/1viJI5q

Photographer Coats a Ferrari in an Explosion of Color with UV Paint and a Wind Tunnel

It’s safe to say photographer Fabian Oefner — whose many projects have never failed impress us — has a thing for paint and physics.<p>Usually this means …

Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

10 cultural events in New Mexico you shouldn’t miss

<b>When:</b> October<b><br>Where:</b> Albuquerque<p>Plenty of superlatives are (justifiably) thrown around to describe the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, but …

Santa Fe

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness