Brandon Gresham

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Saudi Arabia's women vote in election for first time

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Who was John Titor, the 'time traveller' who came from 2036 to warn us of a nuclear war?

As the world celebrates Back to the Future Day, it has forgotten the unknown man whose 2001 internet postings might just have saved humanity<p>If time travel is possible, why haven’t we met any time travellers?<p>This was the question Stephen Hawking advanced on the topic of time warps. But it misses …

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

"I have a hard time saying this with a straight face, but I will: You can teleport a single atom from one place to another," says Chris Monroe, a biophysicist at the University of Maryland.<p>His lab's setup in a university basement looks nothing like the slick transporters that rearrange atoms and …

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Archaeologists Stumble Across a Hoard of Gold

A cache of medieval Arab gold coins may already be the largest in the eastern Mediterranean, and there's probably more to come.<p>An unprecedented discovery of more than 2,000 gold coins off the north-central coast of Israel might be part of the largest gold hoard ever found in the eastern …

Greece: shot on location

Greece’s ravishing coastlines, dramatic mountainscapes and classic small villages make the perfect backdrop not just for our mundane lives but also for the on-screen hijinks of many a Hollywood blockbuster. Here, we guide you through some of the top locations from famous movies shot in Greece. Pick …

Star Buzzed Earth During Neanderthal Times

Close encounters can hurl a cosmic hailstorm of comets, some of which might collide with Earth.<p>Seventy thousand years ago, when modern humans were on the verge of migrating from Africa and before Neanderthals died out, an alien star flew through the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>Passing less …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

The Towering Night Temple

The Pink Sunset in Milford<p>You might remember one of my favorite photos of Milford. Man, I never know if people just assume I dramatically color these …

Milan, Italy Photos: The Italian City In All Its Black And White Glory (PHOTOS)

From the more under-the-radar beach spots to the mainstays of Rome and Venice, Italy has long been a draw for American visitors.<p>When Milan hosts Expo 2015 from May 1 through October 31 of that year, the city expects to welcome some 20 million tourists, according to the Associated Press.<p>Ahead of …

The York Minster Chapter House's Parade of Faces

The York Minster Sits on Roman History

On the first day of my summer trip, with the help of local guide Tom Wright, I am getting right up-to-date on the latest in York -- and gaining an appreciation for the rich English history that hides under these beloved stones.<p>Follow Rick Steves on Twitter: www.twitter.com/RickSteves

Close-up Look at York Minster's Stained-Glass Revelations