Emily Brunelle

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Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

X-Ray Technique Helps Archaeologists Read Scrolls Preserved By Vesuvius Eruption

After being lost for centuries, a rare library of papyrus scrolls might get to be read<p>Sometimes, it takes a massive volcanic eruption to keep a library intact. When the ancient Roman towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii met their fiery ends at the hands of Mount Vesuvius, the vast quantities of ash and …

Ancient shipwreck discovered in Xi'an

1/21/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists discovered the wreckage of an ancient ship subsequent to the discovery of the ruins of five large-scale ancient …

Ancient Amulet Discovered with Curious Palindrome Inscription

An ancient, two-sided amulet uncovered in Cyprus contains a 59-letter inscription that reads the same backward as it does forward.<p>Archaeologists …

Audubon's Christmas Bird Count Turns 115: Why Does It Matter?

The annual bird survey is one of the largest, longest-running citizen science efforts in the world.<p>The three women walk with careful deliberation, stopping at the piercing sound of a blue jay overhead. "Three blue jays," Evelyn Ralston, a cell biologist, says as she looks up.<p><b>Linda Friedland, a</b> …

Strict sharia forces gays into hiding in Indonesia's Aceh

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh started burning piles of documents outside their headquarters in late October, worried that the sharia police would raid them at any moment.<p>Indonesia’s …

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …

Pantone anuncia el color del 2015: el 'Marsala'

Publicado Por Liz Claverí en Dic 5, 2014 En Actualidad<p>La autoridad mundial del color, la casa italiana <b>Pantone</b>, ya ha anunciado cuál será el color …

Adult Swim's "Black Dynamite" to Air Police Brutality Musical Featuring Erykah Badu, Tyler The Creator, Others

Adult Swim's "Black Dynamite" will air a musical special that addresses police brutality on January 10, 2015 at 10:30 PM. The 1-hour animated episode, called "The Wizard of Watts", will feature guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Tyler, The Creator, Tim Blake Nelson and J.B. Smoove.<p>"Black Dynamite" …

Erykah Badu

Lapland beyond Santa: culture and wilderness in northern Finland

There's more to Finnish Lapland than Santa encounters, as Lonely Planet author Kerry Christiani found when she headed 500km north of the Arctic Circle, discovering a Christmas card scene of frozen lakes and boreal forest, reindeer-driven sleighs and snow that lies deep and crisp and even - all …

A dream-like view of the #TajMahal, via our friends at @lonelyplanetindia. This particular image was featured on their account recently, and originally captured by @nimitnigam. Its creator, Emperor Shah Jahan, said about that Taj, that it made 'the sun and the moon shed tears from their eyes'. The Taj was designated a World Heritage Site in 1983 and looks as immaculate today as when it was first constructed – though it underwent a huge restoration project in the early 20th century.