Ashley Ortiz

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Pedal your way through Glacier National Park on a new bike excursion

Next year is the centennial of the National Park Service, and to mark the occasion. Trek Travel is offering a new bike trip in Montana's Glacier National Park.<p>The six-day tour features cycling on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and through the Blackfeet Reservation as well as a ride through Flathead …

Queen Elizabeth's Father Wrote Her the Sweetest Letter on Her Wedding Day

When he gave away her hand, he felt he "lost something very precious."<p>In commemoration of Queen Elizabeth's 68th wedding anniversary, which we all celebrated on November 20 with a heaping plate of cake, her Majesty's office gifted us with the touching letter her dad, King George VI, gave to her.<p>"I …

19th Century Postcards Predicted the World in the Year 2000

Like many of us today, people living in the 20th century were curious about what the future would hold. French artist Jean-Marc Ct and his colleagues attempted to predict the world in the year 2000, and they did so through playful illustrations. Known as <i>France in the Year 2000</i>, these futuristic …

Isaac Asimov

The Mexican Drought Caused This Mysterious Sunken Temple To Re-Emerge

It sounds like something out of a gothic story or a fantasy novel, but it’s real: the ruins of a magnificent 16th-century temple have just emerged from the bottom of a Mexican river. Unfortunately, though, neither magic nor mysticism were responsible. It was drought.<p>In the southern Mexico state of …

Adorable Toddler Dresses in the Cutest Costumes Leading Up to Halloween

Photographer Gina Lee and her 3-year-old daughter Willow have perfected the art of Halloween costumes. For this creative mother-daughter duo, the month of October is known as <i>Dress Up Willow Month.</i> During this festive time of the year, Lee celebrates her creativity by producing homemade costumes for …

Costumes

See Photos From North Korea's Massive 70th Anniversary Military Parade

Jim Carrey Carries Ex-Girlfriend's Coffin at Funeral in Ireland

A solemn Jim Carrey served as a pallbearer for his ex-girlfriend, Cathriona White, at her funeral in Ireland on Saturday.<p>White, 30, died of an apparent suicide in Los Angeles on Sept. 28. The Irish-born makeup artist had dated Carrey, 53, on and off since meeting in 2012 and had just broken up with …

“Atlas of Beauty” Photographer Provides a Rare Look at Women in North Korea

Over two years ago, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on an ambitious quest to document diverse examples of beauty around the world through stunning portraits of women from more than 37 countries. Her journey has taken her to a diverse range of lands, including Tibet, Iran, Brazil, and …

Beautifully Meticulous "Hand Poke" Tattoos Offer Less Painful Process with a Single Needle

Sarah March relies on an old fashioned and now-unconventional tattoo technique for creating stunning body art. Called “hand poke” or “stick ‘n poke,” this non-electric method–which was originally used by ancient tribes and prisoners–involves inserting ink into the skin via a series of countless …

Tattoos

Journalist Spends Four Years Documenting India’s Crumbling Subterranean Stepwells Before They Disappear

Tucked away on quiet streets far from the hustle and bustle of popular tourist attractions, in between the spectacular palaces, temples, and tombs that appear on the covers of guidebooks, an entire category of Indian architecture has faded into obscurity and historical obsolescence. Called …

Water

Shop Caitlyn Jenner's Stunning Wrap Dress from the I Am Cait Premiere

Not only is Caitlyn Jenner becoming a powerful voice in the LGBT community—she's looking pretty damn good while doing it. In her new docu-series <i>I Am</i> …

Sisters Missing on Wyoming Wilderness Trip Found

The three sisters who were missing for days after going on a camping trip outside of Jackson Hole have been safely found.<p>A search team on a …

'Suicide Squad' reel from Comic-Con released, and it has a lot of Harley Quinn

The first ever footage for the movie adaptation of "Suicide Squad" is out and it has a whole lot of footage of the two most important characters in the whole film: the Joker and Harley Quinn. All this movie has to do is get these two characters right, and fans will love them forever. So, does this …

Graphene-Eating Spiders Spin Silk Stronger Than Kevlar

Spiders sprayed with carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes magically produce strongest fiber ever measured.<p>Materials science researchers have been trying to harness the power of spider silk for a long time. The substance is unbelievably strong, comparable to steel, and incredibly stretchy, as anyone …

Nanotech

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Vin Diesel is NOT confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy!