Matt Lincoln

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40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

The 12 best adults only all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico

One way to ensure a stress-free vacation is to head to an all-inclusive resort where you don't have to reach for your credit card every time you want a cocktail or burger with fries.<p>And if you really want to up the relaxing vibe of a vacation, limit the possibility of kids running around the …

Why hapless tourists are driving Venetians mad (and blaming Google)

There has been for many years a simmering tension between Venetians and tourists, with the former blaming the latter for overcrowding and spoiling local life.<p>Now relations between residents and holidaymakers have hit a nadir after a couple of hapless tourists attempted to drive through Venice, …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Palawan

A Dark and Majestic Fairy Tale of Animals Lost in the Forest Mist

Frank Machalowski’s <i>Tierwald</i> hangs heavy with mystery. In the apparent silence of the forest, rendered in delicate greys, great beasts hulk, meeting …

The world's 50 most Instagrammable pools

Swimming Pools

Little Owl Uses Mushroom as Umbrella

This is Poldi, a pet owl. He's just one and a half years old.<p>Poldi lives with Tanya Brandt, a photographer. Recently, when Poldi and Brandt went out …

I Reshot Old Photos to See How China Has Changed Over 100 Years

When most people travel, they think of travelling to a destination. Whether it’s climbing Mt. Fuji, gawking at the frescoes in the Vatican, or …

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize , architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to …

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

The Lomography Petzval 58 is the First Petzval Bokeh Control Lens

Back in 2013, Lomography resurrected the 19th century Petzval lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, creating a modern 85mm version of the classic portrait …

Cameras

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

Richard Prince Victim Responds by Selling His $90,000 Artwork for $90

Richard Prince has caused quite a commotion over the past week after it came to light that he has been selling other people’s Instagram photos for …

Selling

Record breaking numbers of people displaced because of war and violence

Last year, 38 million people were displaced within their own countries because of jihadist violence, political strife and civil war, a new report says<p>War and violence displaced a record-breaking 38 million people within their home countries in 2014 – a figure equivalent to the total population of …

Deaths of 100 dolphins in Japan triggers speculation of earthquake

Expert plays down link between beached dolphins and earthquake after a similar incident in 2011, when 50 whales beached themselves on a nearby coast just six days before an earthquake<p>Virtually all the <b>156 dolphins that beached themselves</b>over the weekend on the coast of north-east <b>Japan</b> have died, …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Surreal Space Photos are Edible Works of Art

Don't let your eyes deceive you. Photographer Navid Baraty takes a break from shooting New York from high above to create <i>WANDER</i>, fictional space scenes created by placing everyday household items, like cinnamon and curry powder, on an open photo scanner. WANDER is an imaginary space probe that …

Black Holes

FCC adopts historic Internet rules

The FCC has passed a historic measure to more strictly regulate the Internet.<p>The new rules, based on the principles of "net neutrality," act to provide equal opportunity for Internet speeds and access to websites.<p>The central question was whether network owners -- like Comcast (CMCSA) or Time Warner …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Madonna: I did not say, ‘Hey, here’s my music, and it’s finished.’ It was theft

Madonna has defended her description of the leak of 13 unfinished demos from her forthcoming album as “a form of terrorism” and “artistic rape”.<p>Speaking to the Guardian on Sunday, the singer said she was “living in a state of terror” following the leak, adding that there was “a big possibility” …

A Powerful Look At Veterans’ Tattoos–And The Stories Behind Them

Tattooing is still a popular form of self-expression for military veterans–one that civilians can now more easily relate to. War Ink, an online …

Try It Now

It is now unquestionably an international event – the killing of 298 passengers and crew, from a dozen countries, on an Asian flight taking them from Western Europe to Southeast Asia and Australia – and it is one, whatever its specific cause, for which Russian President Vladimir Putin will have to …