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Harley-Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle Surprisingly Doesn't Suck

Harley-Davidson is more than a motorcycle, or even a brand. It is an icon, one that brings to mind big, loud bikes ridden by burly men with tattoos …

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

Bagan at dawn

These high-quality images may look like photographs of world cities at night taken by astronauts from the International Space Station – but they are painstakingly constructed from public map data and finessed by artist Marc Khachfe

Colour-tinted photographs of North America – in pictures

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is immense and diverse. Lakes as great as seas, forests towering to the sky, windswept plains, sweltering deserts, tumbling waterfalls, marshy swamps, rushing rivers, a legendary canyon … the …

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

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What Are the Best Travel Guide Apps for My Phone?

<i>A:</i><p>Gone are the days of lugging around travel tomes with dog-eared pages. In the digital era, all that info is jammed in a Smartphone-size package. And sure, you can still download entire guidebooks in app form—such as Fodor’s City Guides or Rick Steves’ audio tours—but those versions hardly take …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

We are seeing a growing number of startups focused on outdoor adventure travel and peer-to-peer local experiences. Many concepts are creative and …

The Top 14 Reasons to Visit Jasper

As the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, there are plenty of reasons to visit Jasper. It's beautiful in the winter, when both the Maligne Canyon Icewalk and Marmot Basin Ski Resort are in season. And it's stunning in the summer, when it's possible to visit Spirit Island, hike the …

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 5: Inside Present-Day Russia

The best episode of Anthony Bourdain’s <i>Parts Unknown</i> season three aired last night with a raucous critical look at Putin’s Russia. The episode was …

America's 10 Most Scenic National Parks

Towering mountains, deep canyons, dry deserts, wide meadows, craggy coasts, dense forests -- an immensely varied natural world covers the United States. This collection of 10 of the most scenic American national parks captures this variety at its most extreme. It moves from desert to glacier to …

Spooky Atmospheric 'Teleconnections' Link North and South Poles

Long-distance atmospheric connections between the North and South poles are linking weather and climate in distant parts of the globe, according to …