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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Coffee Maker Cooking Is A Thing Now According To The Internet

Soon hotel rooms everywhere will be smelling like fishy coffee thanks to the somewhat new craze of coffee maker cooking. Do you like poached salmon? Short ribs? Grilled cheese sandwiches? Don’t bother heating up the stove top, just prepare it all in your Mr. Coffee. You might raise some eyebrows …

The price of being single

If you listen to politicians and certain parts of the media, you'd think only "hardworking families" were affected by the rising cost of living, hikes in energy bills and extortionate housing costs. If you dare to live alone you don't get a mention.<p>But, contrary to popular belief, being …

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Doctor Who in numbers

51% of the Doctor's adventures have been set in the future<p>51% of Doctor Who's stories have been set in the future while 23% have been set in the past. Earth has been the most popular location (47% of stories set on the planet) while another 33% of stories have been set in alien worlds, 16% on …

Kindly refrain from... doing the butterfly? Introducing the Guardian's new swimming blog with a new set of swimming pool rules http://t.gu.com/nDakM

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across a child-size navy blue jumper. The jumper turned out to be part of Amy's old school uniform from Osidge Primary School in Southgate, north London …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Olek Crochets an Entire Four-Car Locomotive in Lodz, Poland | Colossal

<p>Textile artist Olek has just completed work on what may be her largest piece ever, a four-car locomotive covered in crocheted technicolor camo in …

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10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

Hiking

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Art

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

My parents friends bought a "furnished" house in Southern California and this is what they found inside

408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the ones above. Click the images to view in lightbox mode...

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the …

Special Features - The Animation War: Pixar vs. DreamWorks

<i>Jackson Ball thinks the tide may be turning in the animation war between Pixar and DreamWorks…</i><p>Since the release of Disney’s <b>Snow White and the Seven</b> …

New poster for Thor: The Dark World

Currently in the midst of re-shoots (hopefully everything is okay), Marvel have seen fit to release a new poster for the upcoming sequel <b>Thor: The</b> …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

And When You Lose Control: Drawing by Davit Yukhanyan

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This column will change your life: why do we undervalue what we're good at? 'If a talent comes naturally, you conclude that it's nothing special. And so you gravitate toward whatever it is you can't do'

The idea that an impact caused the Permian extinction has been around for a while. As at the end of the Permian, as at the end of the Cretaceous, huge volcanic eruptions had been going on for hundreds of thousands of years. But the abruptness of both extinctions indicates that the coup de grâce was administered by something else http://econ.st/172s5XM