Allison Engelhardt

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Amazing photographs juxtapose Vietnam yesterday and today

Vietnam has been a country rich with heritage, before, during, and after the war. Today, we look back at a bit of that history.<p>Photographer Khánh Hmoong blends past and present by superimposing historic photographs from Vietnam over the exact location where they were taken from in present day.<p>While …


Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

He is one of the few directors who can walk into a Hollywood studio with an idea and come out with $200m. So will Nolan’s latest epic, Interstellar, reinforce his reputation asthe auteur who thinks big?<p>In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – …

Why Taylor Swift is the most important artist of the millennial era

Is Taylor Swift the defining singer/songwriter of her generation—the Gen-Y answer to Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, or Kurt Cobain? Glowing critical praise and blockbuster sales for her music suggest she might be.<p>What that says about Swift, and millennials, you can decide for yourself.<p>But regardless …

Music Industry

National Geographic Travel

Mongolia's lost secrets in pictures: the golden eagle hunters

The Altai Mountains run from Siberia in Russia all the way down to Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. An enormous mountain range, it covers a vast area of over 16,000 kilometres and is studded with huge glacial lakes and permanently snow-covered peaks that rise above 4,500m. One of the world’s last true …

Travel Photography

Watch Seth Rogen's hilarious and heartfelt Senate testimony on Alzheimer's research

Even Seth Rogen acknowledges that most of us would expect his top political cause to be the legalization of marijuana. While giving testimony at a Senate hearing yesterday, Rogen took plenty of time to joke about his role in vulgar comedies and the perception of him as immature and lazy. But Rogen …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Mapped: US states by legal marrying age

IN THE US, a bride and a groom can typically marry without permission from anyone when they reach the age of 18. In many states, though, younger …


$5 says you fail this African geography quiz

IF YOUR PLANE went down somewhere on the way home from a surf holiday in South Africa, backpacking Mozambique, or a voluntourism trip to Kenya, this …

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This is my Lotus and Om Dual Charm Cuff bracelet.<p>The Lotus Flower grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment. It symbolizes perseverance.<p>The OM is a mystic syllable, …