Elizabeth Theaker

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How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

Soak up these safety tips for skywatchers wanting to take in the beauty of a solar eclipse.<p>We've all heard the warnings before: Looking directly at the sun, whether it's with your naked eyes or through an optical aid, can be extremely dangerous.<p>This holds true on any regular sunny day—and when …

London Photos

England's capital is packed with picturesque spots, from the top of St. Paul's Cathedral to the interior of an Underground station. Have a look at photos taken by National Geographic fans.

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London for Kids

Discover five great London activities that the whole family will enjoy.<p>London Guide<p>United Kingdom Guide<p>More Family Trips<p><b>Rain Forest Romp</b><p>From beefeaters to ravenmasters, unexpected eccentricities will delight young visitors in London. You can find life-size plaster dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park …

How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …

All the Queen’s Castles: Celebrating a 60-Year Reign

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year, with key events taking place the first week in June. Queen Victoria is the only other English monarch to earn the distinction — and, given Elizabeth’s spirit and good health, she’s poised to out-reign her predecessor. If you’re headed …

Hidden Hawaii: Exploring Mana Creek

On October 20th 2012, at approximately 9:35 a.m., history in the realm of human exploration was made. There was no victory parade nor a welcoming party, no medals or badges awarded. You didn’t read about it in a magazine or see it on the interwebs, for this is a tale that has gone almost entirely …

Sleeping with your cat.

Photo Stuart Pimm<p><b>Or — what’s a girl to do, when it’s a male lion and it’s becoming too friendly?</b><p>Yes, I know who you are, out there reading this blog. Cat lovers. You think heaven is when your cats — and you probably have more than one of them — are curled up on your bed on a cold night. But it’s a …

House Philipp by Philipp Architekten

Located in Waldenburg, Germany, House Philipp by Philipp Architekten is situated on a small mountain ridge. Although completed back in 2005, the …

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