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5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Revealed: the safest places around the world

If you are nervous about travelling abroad, why not visit one of the safest destinations in the world? A new report from Gallup, the 2018 Global Law and Order report, ranks places around the world based on how people feel about their safety. More than 150,000 people around the world were asked …

Everything to Know About Charleston

Travel<p>Here's how to plan the best possible trip to South Carolina's biggest city.<p>Charleston is all about the vibe. In a word, it’s charming. Part sleepy southern town and part modern metropolis, Charleston charms with style and class. And it’s always, always, up for a good time.<p><b>When to Go</b><p>The mild …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

Pinecone-shaped treehouse in the Dolomites allows visitors to sleep under the stars

A circular skylight in the tip of this pinecone-shaped treehouse by architect Claudio Beltrame in the Italian Alps allows the occupant to gaze up …

Treehouses

Sneak Peek: Costa Rica’s Must-See Stretch of Coastline is Getting a $100 Million Eco-Luxe Upgrade

A completely refreshed Four Seasons Costa Rica will be the crown jewel of the stunning Peninsula Papagayo<p>Perched on a strait of back-to-back sandy …

How to visit the Dominican Tree House Village

The Dominican Tree House Village is located in the jungle of the Samana peninsula, of the Dominican Republic. It is a resort made up of tree houses, …

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

Parenting

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

World's Greatest City: 50 reasons why Bangkok is No. 1

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok 's buzz is like no other place in the world. Relentless traffic gives way to quiet "klongs" or canals and 24-hour party people queue up for clubs next to serene colonial mansions on quarter-acre blocks.<p>All of this and its people are among the friendliest on earth. Not a bad effort …

Great Depression

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe's top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 under-the-radar destinations was compiled using information from local travel bloggers and tourism experts, as well as Mastercard …

European Travel

Your Most Epic European Road Trip, Mapped

It's beginning to be that perfect time of year when you can grab a few friends, put a car in gear, and take off into the unknown. Road trips are …

America's Most Scenic Campgrounds

<b>The Site:</b> Right on the banks of the White River, this campground affords amazing views of Mount Rainier (at least, whenever the clouds deign to …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

Scientists Discover A Whole NEW Species Of Humans

A new discovery by scientists in Southwest China could be changing everything we thought we knew about the evolution of humans. No really, <i>everything.</i> …

The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Video Tutorials

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

Consciousness

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Italy

NASA captures shockwave of a massive supernova for the first time ever

NASA’s Kepler telescope managed to record, for the first time ever, the early shockwave of an exploding star, thanks to a super fortunate bit of …

Combining these 2 theories could give us an actual 'theory of everything’

In the last few decades, researchers have pursued the problem in two separate programs — string theory and loop quantum gravity — that are widely considered incompatible by their practitioners.<p>But now some scientists argue that joining forces is the way forward.<p>Among the attempts to unify quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

10 Things You Can Do to Literally Change Your Brain

We used to think that intelligence is innate. Some people have it, and others just don’t. The brain we’re born with is the one we’re stuck with for …

Amsterdam’s To-Go Salad Bars Rival Its Restaurants

As temperatures rise in Amsterdam this August, there’s a cool (and healthy) fast food alternative to the ubiquitous <i>patat tent</i> (fries joint). In the …

Revamped Large Hadron Collider restarts - on course to smash physics records

It could change physics forever.<p>The revamped Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has restarted after a two-year hiatus.<p>Described in Business Insider as a “monstrous underground atom <i>smasher</i>,” the LHC is the world’s largest and most-powerful particle collider.<p>It hurls particles at almost light speed and has …

Physics

Beyond the Paleo: new trendy diets from science | Dean Burnett

Photograph: ACE STOCK LIMITED / Alamy/Alamy<p>Mmm, delicious.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/17/1426593308006/4fb52083-3b9e-4612-8f5c-4733a8eb27c8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: ACE STOCK LIMITED / Alamy/Alamy<p>Mmm, …