Rishi Mandyam

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NASA's New Horizons gives final closeup of Pluto's puzzling dark spots

Pluto, the underdog of planetary science, finally gets its time in the spotlight this week. As the New Horizons spacecraft nears its historic …

Solar System

Top 10 Things to Do in Bucharest

Travel<p>The top ten things to do in Romania's capital city.<p><b>Gawk Until You Drop at the Palace of Parliament</b><br>The world's biggest parliamentary building (and one of the largest buildings of any kind) happens to be in Bucharest. Whether one views the gargantuan Palace of Parliament as a folly and …

Romania

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its …

10 of the best UK clubs – chosen by the experts

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Color Blindness

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

The world's 10 most beautiful waterfalls (and how to see them)

Making a travel film in Iran: Leon McCarron interview

Ahead of his filmmaking seminar at London's Adventure Travel Show 2015, we quiz Leon McCarron about his new film, what makes a great story on screen, …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

Cocktails

Next Bond Villain May Drive Jaguar's Jaw-Dropping C-X75

Hot on the heels of the first video of James Bond’s new Aston Martin DB10 revving its sonorous engine, we’re hearing reports that the villain in the next Bond movie will drive a suitably evil car: the Jaguar C-X75 concept car. Apparently, the fact that Jaguar canceled production plans for the …

New record depth for deepest fish

<b>A new record has been set for the world's deepest fish.</b><p>The bizarre-looking creature, which is new to science, was filmed 8,145m beneath the waves, beating the previous depth record by nearly 500m.<p>Several other new species of fish were also caught on camera, as well as huge crustaceans called …

Snailfish

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Heavenly Photographs of Dubai Skyscrapers Poking Through a Sea of Clouds

The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for its impressive skyline, which features the world’s tallest building. Every so often, the …

Forget the Big Five – visit Ethiopia's wonderful wildlife instead

It’s a long drive from Addis Ababa to Bale Mountains National Park. Long, but absolutely glorious – past donkeys, sunny fields, hills, plateaus, red dirt paths and traditional circular houses painted in upbeat shades of purple, green and blue. It’s the kind of drive that lulls you into a trance as …

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16 Instagram Travel Photographers You Should Follow

If you’re like me you love getting lost in great travel imagery, and Instagram provides one of the best ways to do that. Here are some of my favorite</b> …

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners That Chefs Like to Cook

These easy weeknight dinner recipes from 6 talented chefs turn up the flavor while saving you time in the kitchen.<p><b>Pro cooks have families to feed and leftovers to reckon with, too, you know.</b> We asked the chefs from our 50 Nominees for Best New Restaurant what they make at home, for you to transform …

The 10 Must-See Debuts from the 2013 New York Auto Show

Everything from the hottest sports sedans to the suckiest of vans.<p>With hustle and bustle of the 2013 New York auto show press days drawing to a close, we’ve gathered the 10 production and concept debuts from the Big Apple you absolutely must pay attention to. Many of the rides on this list are here …