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Heartbreaking moment dying chimp recognises her old friend and is overcome with emotion

This is the heartbreaking moment a dying chimp recognises an old friend and is absolutely overcome with emotion.<p>Mama the chimp is terminally ill and …

In Norway, the Journey Is the Destination

I was driving up a remote road in central Norway. To be more accurate, it was actually more like I was playing an advanced level video game. Eleven switchbacks were cut into the sheer mountainside, and my little white rental car shuddered up the narrow passes.<p>Once part of the trade route that …

European Travel

This Photo of a Bear in a Dump Brought the Photographer to Tears

Canadian photographer Troy Moth was on an assignment when a tip from a friend led him to a nearby landfill where bears had been spotted. After …

SpaceX rockets crash and burn in this spectacular blooper reel

It actually is rocket science.<p>Yes, watching SpaceX rockets land successfully is awesome. But watching them crash and burn can be just as fun—adding a dash of schadenfreude to your space-enthusiast joy.<p>Today, SpaceX released this amazing compilation of landing attempts gone wildly, explosively …

An Eater's Guide to Portland

In the rough and tumble city of foraged fine dining, whole-animal butchery, and bacon-topped maple bars, there are a lot of opinions around what to eat. This guide slices through the designer flannel to help you find the best Portland food and drink out there.<p>Welcome to the Land of Craftsman Cuisine<p>…

Oregon

Watch as brain damaged violinist performs with friend - using just her thoughts

A brain damaged violinist has performed in concert with her best friend 29 years after they last played together after her mind was wired up to a computer to allow her to play notes using only her thoughts.<p>Rosemary Johnson, 51, was a leading member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra but her …

Flute

Designer creates daredevil secret studio under a bridge

No trolls, just a design studio under that bridge<p>The phenomenon of pop-up, guerilla architecture is nothing new, but rarely is it as thrilling as Fernando Abellanas’s hidden design studio. Affixed to the underside of a concrete traffic bridge in an unnamed location in Valencia, Spain, the space …

Woman loses engagement ring, finds it on a carrot 13 years later

When we lose something precious, many of us eventually make peace with the fact that we'll never get it back. Not so for a woman from Canada who lost …

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city

Golden Gate Park, the 1,000-acre green space south of the famous bridge that turns 80 years old this year, is located on what was once the largest sand dune ecosystem in the western hemisphere. These dunes spanned seven miles, essentially the entire width of modern-day San Francisco.<p>About two …

Golden Gate Park

Cod with Ginger Beer and Bok Choy: Sauce for this 10-minute dinner starts with a bottle opener

<i>By Bonnie S. Benwick, The Washington Post</i> Sauces that are complex and require hours of reduction are wondrous kitchen assets, but then again, so are …

Recipes

Hammerhead vs tiger shark: Ferocious undersea battle caught on camera

Pelagic Charters uploaded the GoPro footage to its Instagram account, showing the head-to-head fight between the two sea predators in the Gulf of …

Eerily Beautiful Macro Timelapse of Different Pills Dissolving in Water

Amazing photography subjects are everywhere, and if you don’t believe us, look no further than this gorgeous macro photography timelapse of pain …

Dolphins Spotted Riding Whales Off The Coast Of Hawaii

It's long been understood that dolphins and whales are incredibly intelligent, playful creatures. They regularly interact playfully with humans, and …

Cognitive Science

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FBI Ends D.B. Cooper Investigation After 45 Years

Case of mystery man who leapt from hijacked plane with $200,000 strapped to body remains unsolved<p>After 45 years, the FBI has closed one of its …

Crime

11 Coolest Underwater Hotels in the World

From Dubai to Sweden, these hotels (and hotel bars, spas, and restaurants) take sleeping with the fishes to a whole new below-sea level. Prepared to be wowed by deep blue and bright turquoise waters—all visible while you stay dry and comfortable.

29 reasons why Iceland is incredible

As Iceland (the country) considers launching a lawsuit against Iceland (the supermarket) to gain custody of its trademark, we revel in the reasons that put Iceland (the country) on the top of our travel wishlist.<p>1. It’s even weirder than you imagine<p>Yes, we know you know this, but nothing prepares …

European Travel

12 gorgeous views you’ll only see in Maine’s Acadia National Park

THE OLDEST NATIONAL PARK in the Eastern US covers the majority of Maine’s Mount Desert Island (MDI), along with a few outlying islands and nearby …

99-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bird Wings Found Preserved in Amber

Pass the sauce.<p>Scientists just published their findings on the discovery of two 99 million-year-old baby dinosaur wings – with feathers still …

Blake Lively shares Magic Eye illusion on Instagram (to promote her new movie, 'The Shallows')

Blake Lively can add something to her list of career highlights: stumping the internet with an optical illusion.<p>In a photo she shared on Instagram Wednesday, Lively posted a Magic Eye optical illusion, a series of repeating dots that hide a 3-D image underneath.<p>"Here's a throwback to make you …

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

National Parks

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

King Tut's dagger blade made from meteorite, study confirms

Weapon was made by hammering in 14th century BC, 600 years before iron smelting developed in Egypt<p>A famous dagger found in the wrapping of Egyptian …

Why Viggo Mortensen Is Off the Grid

Multiple blockbusters, an Oscar nomination, piercing blue eyes–who's that guy again?<p><b>This summer, the quintessentially un-Hollywood Viggo Mortensen stars in a film about a father of six who rejects the world to raise his kids completely off the grid. How much does this character resemble the actor</b> …

Daniel Day-Lewis

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

T+L Editors Share the Trips on Their Bucket List

Since the first time I saw photos of Torres de Paine National Park, I have wanted to go to Patagonia. I don't know if it's because of the …

Travel

Jo Hanley: Cranium Fantastico

A little over a year ago, Edinburgh photographer Jo Hanley was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her prognosis was excellent, but the idea of not being able to work for most of a year and for people to see her as sick was something she had to come to terms with. She began "Cranium Fantastico," a …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

Hiking

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

Here's what could happen to Earth over the next 500 years

REUTERS/Stringer<p>Hey there! Nice to meet you, I'm from the future.<p>I live in the 26th century, deep in the Anthropocene Era.<p>Humanity is officially the …

Disneyland