Alyx Campbell

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The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Cape Town

Lukas Farlan Photography

Photograph Lukas Farlan offers us snapshots of incredible beauty. Particularly good for capturing landscapes, the artist living in Italy comes with a …

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

A covered bridge played a supporting role in one of Hollywood's most intense and fleeting love stories: <i>The Bridges of Madison County</i>, which still inspires visitors to seek out Iowa's Roseman Covered Bridge. (It ranks higher on TripAdvisor than John Wayne's nearby birthplace.)<p>Embodying a simpler …

New England

A Soulful Manhattan Apartment With Rich, Moody Color

Rooms with rich, moody color.<p>Inspired by galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, designer Alexander Doherty used muddled paint colors from Farrow & Ball to create rooms that brim with character and personality.

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

9 'Healthy' Alternatives That Are Just As Bad As The Originals

Last week, Burger King announced that it had released a "healthier" version of its french fries. If skepticism is your immediate reaction to this statement, you're not alone. We tried these "healthy fries," and found that they don't deviate too far from the original ones in taste and nutrition.<p>But …

Best Places To Vacation And Indulge Your Vices

Vacation is a time to indulge. For many, that indulgence may be lazing around in a beautiful place and doing nothing very much at all.<p>For others, indulgence may come in a less...innocent...form. Whether your poison is liquid, herbal, material or menacing, we've found the best cities to vacation in …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Nine Perfect Picnic Spots Around the World (Photos)

Avoid the cliché picnic in front of the Eiffel Tower and dine al fresco at one of these locals-only finds.

12 of the craziest bar crawls in the world

LAST WEEKEND saw the release of the <i>Shaun of the Dead</i> dudes in the movie bar crawl to end all bar crawls. <i>The World’s End</i> concerns a group of grown-up …

Travel

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

On a rainy Labor Day for much of the country, check out the 13 best botanical gardens (including a dry one in Phoenix :) http://mnatu.re/SThEyq

The Secret Origins of Higher Education in America

For many people, Labor Day marks the beginning of the college year, and a return to academic pomp and dignity. But did you know Columbia was only …

College & University

iPhone 5C glimpsed in blue and other colors, doesn't look awful

Our previous look at a tangled pile of iPhone 5C's wasn't especially flattering, and it only showed the plain white version of the rumored handset. The newer image above is impossible to authenticate, but it's a tad more sympathetic and it comes from a batch of photos of yellow, pink and blue …

Top 10 Mistakes When Selling Your Home

<b>Selling your home</b> can be one of the most exciting times in your life. An opportunity to move to a new location and hopefully make a profit from the …

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.

The 20 online talks that could change your life

<b>How Economic Inequality Harms Societies</b><p><b>Who's talking?</b> Professor Richard Wilkinson, an epidemiologist.<p><b>What is he on about?</b> The effects of inequality on societies all over the world. This will be familiar territory to anyone who has read The Spirit Level, but for those who haven't it will be …

Our failing schools. Enough is enough!

Why, why, why does our education system look so similar to the way it did 50 years ago? Millions of students were failing then, as they are now -- …

Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns …

The Most-Watched TEDTalks: Steve Jobs, Ken Robinson And More (VIDEOS)

"Ideas worth spreading."<p>That's how nonprofit TED (an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design) describes its mission. The organization is celebrated for its semiannual conferences that bring together some of the world's best movers, shakers and thinkers. The TED challenge? Give the talk of …

The Future of Work Part II: 10 Tips For Professionals

Opening a recent panel on the “Future of Work” at SXSW V2V, Maynard Webb asked everyone in the room “How many of you have been at your current …

Employment