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Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

RV Vacations, RV Vacation Ideas, RV Activities

Whether you prefer experimental aircraft or F18s, there’s an air show in America just for you. Traveling to those air shows by RV makes perfect …

Rare Ambrotype Portraits Give Us a Peek into Souls Living During the American Civil War

From 1861 to 1865, the US was embroiled in a monumental civil war that pitted countrymen against each other in a struggle that would change the nation's history forever. Thanks to the generous donation of the Liljenquist family, the Library of Congress is now home to over 1,000 ambrotypes taken …

War

#Iceland is simultaneously one of the most #beautiful and desolate #landscapes in the world. The Icelandic scenery in wintertime is typically blanketed with white ice and snow, but for a short period of time, visitors to Iceland can visit two of the most beautiful locations and opposite natural wonders on Earth. Click the link in our profile to see these wonders in all their white-hot beauty. #VatnajökullGlacier #Travel #BeautifulDestinations (Image: Lurie Belegurschi)

Australia Photos

See photos of Australia (including Ayers Rock, Sydney, koalas, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Australia

Sebastiani Winery Chardonnay: #Wine

It never fails to surprise me how you can find some great wines at such inexpensive prices. This Chardonnay from Sebastiani Winery is one of them.In …

Sonoma County

Iceland Landscape Photography by Finn Beales

5 days in Iceland, September 2014 – Landscape photography by Finn Beales.<p>Finn Beales is a photographer well known for his images on Instagram. He …

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

Tutorials

Instagram snapshots: Simas Castillo on Big Island, Hawaii

Palm trees, sea turtles and cliff jumping ... Simas Castilloexplores beautiful Big Island, Hawaii • Share your travels in Instagram pictures with a series of three snaps, plus captions, and by adding #guardiantravelsnaps • Follow Guardian Travel on Instagram at guardiantravelsnaps • More …

Sea Turtles

Lifeform of the week: From cacao tree to chocolate valentine

Nothing says “I love you” like roasted and pulverized cacao beans, better known as chocolate.<p>No sooner have the Christmas decorations been stored …

Just Dogs

This Timelapse Shot in 10K Resolution Is Fantastically Bonkers

4K? That's so last year. 8K? Yesterday's news. This timelapse video was shot in an astonishing 10K resolution using an 80 megapixel camera. The level …

The Fanatic Feminist Who Created ‘Monopoly’

The famous boardgame has an equally famous origin myth—poor Depression dad creates game for family—but it turns out the truth is more tortured, and …

Board Games

We should never have told people to stop eating fat

Restrictions on eating fat have been questioned recently: Documentaries like "Fed Up" make the argument that sugar is a bigger problem than fat in today's obesity and diabetes epidemic, and a well-cited recent study found that saturated fat did not seem to be as bad for heart health as guidelines …

Happy Valentine's Day

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." Helen Keller.<p>"There is no remedy …

What Urban Night Skies Would Look Like, If Cities Turn Off The Light

<i>San Francisco</i><p><b>To illustrate</b> the effect of atmospheric and light pollution, photographer Thierry Cohen has created a stunning collection of pictures …