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These Are the Most Instagrammed Locations in Each US State

Want to know the most popular photo spot among Instagrammers in each state in the US? The travel Busbud recently decided to do some serious digging …

Instead of wine, try whisky with dinner

After a tour of the GlenDronach Distillery in the town of Huntly in the bosky environs of Aberdeenshire Scotland, I sat down with our guide Karen …

9 countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century

Whether they lost wars, were adopted by other countries, or simply got forgotten, here are nine countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century.​<p><b>Neutral Moresnet, 1816 to 1920</b><p>After Napoleon's fall in 1815, Europe had to rethink its borders.<p>This small piece of land, less than 1.5 square milesthat …

Sri Lanka

The last kamikaze: two Japanese pilots tell how they cheated death

As the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war looms, two would-be suicide pilots described how they prepared to die for their emperor and country<p>Hisao Horiyama first learned how he was due to die from a simple slip of white paper. On it were written three options: to volunteer …

Auschwitz: the men behind the mass murder

Laurence Rees - who has interviewed war criminals from German, Russian and Japanese camps - explains why many of the former Nazi soldiers he met had …

Auschwitz

Tour Stage 7 Preview

A rare regular sprint finish, or at least as close as it gets because the final few hundred metres kick up. We should get another bunch sprint while …

Road Cycling

Watch Scenes Of James Franco On The Set Of Stephen King’s ’11.22.63′ [Videos]

A couple of lucky bystanders in the area managed to capture on two YouTube videos part of the filming of Hulu’s mini-series adaptation of Stephen …

Stephen King

Book Conservator Nobuo Okano Repairs Tattered Books to Make Them Look Brand New | Colossal

<p>For the past 33 years Japanese craftsman Okano Nobuo has been repairing tattered books and reconstituting them to look brand new. When a customer …

Rockmen Guardians

The city of Rockford, Illinois is symbolically protected by a quartet of fittingly stony sentinels.<p>Standing eternal guard in the terrifically named …

Először lett női polgármestere Bagdadnak

Az oktatási minisztérium eddigi főigazgatója Abub Naim al-Kábit váltja a polgármesteri székben. Az előző polgármestert Haider al-Abádi menesztette …

The Return of the Vaccine Wars

The controversy over vaccines is as old as vaccination itself<p>The controversy over vaccines is as old as vaccination itself. When Edward Jenner, a brilliant English country doctor, discovered the vaccine for smallpox in 1796, he faced as much criticism as praise. Ministers thundered against …

Public Health

The Witness

I.<p><i>Ms. Lyons,</i><i><br>Hi, if you are reading this then they killed me. I wanted to tell you that I enjoyed talking to you, you seem like a really great lady.</i> …

10 Unintentionally Horrifying Statues of Famous People

Having a statue erected in your likeness sounds like it would be an honor. But when the end result leaves you looking terrifying for all eternity, …

The heartbreaking moment a Kenyan girl is sold into marriage

By Lindsey Bever and<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Photo editor working on multimedia stories.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In a village about 50 miles from Marigat in Baringo County, Kenya, among a tribe that practices …

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Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch

<b>Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch</b> – The only words that came to mind when enjoying this whisky were, a surprising little gem! On the …

25 Worst US Cities In The Event Of A Zombie Apocalypse

This is a list developed by the folks at the real-estate website Trulia of the 25 worst cities to populate in the event of a zombie apocalypse. They …

Ghetto Tourism: Take a Free Tour of Run-Down Portugal

<i>M</i>ight I recommend taking one of the Worst Tours Portugal has to offer? No seriously. That is what an actual tour guide company in the city of Porto …

Man Hauls a Piano Up a Mountain in Thailand and Plays Beethoven for Injured Elephants

If we've featured Jazz for Cows on Open Culture, then why not Classical Music for Elephants? Actually, they're not just any elephants featured above. …

Primo Levi's Heartbreaking, Heroic Answers to the Most Common Questions He Was Asked About "Survival in Auschwitz"

While I was in the camp the need to tell the story was so strong that I began to describe my experiences there, on the spot, in that German …

The Black Mailbox

Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51.<p><i>Update: In January 2015, the Black Mailbox was stolen. Due to constant vandalism, it may never</i> …

Paranormal