Jediah Pesu

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Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

How we quit our jobs to travel: The married couple

Quitting your job to travel is not only an option for those who go solo. Here is how one couple did it – and how they have stayed on the road, and together, ever since.<p>When people ask us, “What’s the most frightening thing you’ve done while travelling the world?”, they often expect a story from …

Mainstream Media

Poland Photos

See photos of Poland (including Krakow, the Baltic Coast, the Tatra Mountains, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

European Travel

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

In Ethiopia, an adrenaline-filled act of faith

Getting to the frescoed, 1,000-year-old cave churches of Ethiopia’s Gheralta Mountains requires climbing sheer rock walls and skirting cliff edges – all without so much as a rope.

Hiking

Rome, behind the lens

After four years living in the Eternal City, a writer and photographer learns to capture the views that visitors rarely see.

Italy

Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Ireland

10 Things I Want People to Know About Kenya

This could be titled 'Why I love Kenya' so be ready for some unabashed positive messages about the country.<p>I keep coming across people who ask me if it's safe in Kenya, and while at first I was surprised, having lived for some time in Johannesburg in South Africa, later I realized that people are …

Watch Japanese Artists Paint Dragons With A Single Brushstroke

The delicate movement is called <i>hitofude ryuu</i>, which roughly translates to "dragon with one stroke." The men in this shop have been drawing <i>hitofude ryuuu</i> for four generations, according to Japanese culture blog Iromegane.<p>To create these impressive works of art, the artist first paints an intricate …

Art

MMM Exclusive Interview: Journeys Through Mysterious Landscapes by Felicia Simion

20-year-old photographer Felicia Simion, who recently reached out to us to share some of her latest images, has only become more masterful at her craft since we last posted her work three years ago. Rather than confine herself to one genre of photography, the Romania-based creative dabbles in them …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

17 Reasons Yorkshire Is The Wonderland You Never Thought To Visit

While London and Paris are still bickering about who gets to be "Europe's best city", another contender is silently swooping in.<p>The World Travel Awards named Yorkshire, England Europe's leading destination for the <i>second year in a row</i>. Yorkshire beat out cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and …

India Photos

See photos of India (including Mumbai, the Taj Mahal, the Ganges, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

India

Wales Photos

Ireland

Regular Pilots Can Now Have Superhuman Augmented Reality Fighter Pilot Vision

Military pilots wear expensive displays that show them relevant flight data as they scan the skies. Now a startup is brining the tech to the masses.<p>When driving a car, it’s easy to assess your surroundings–the road is visible, the other vehicles on the road are visible, the bumps are (usually) …

Augmented Reality

The man with the missing brain

A medical recovery that is baffling science - and giving hope to head injury patients<p>"Are you ready for our drive then?” Simon Lewis, 56, comes hobbling into his parents’ living room in Sherman Oaks, a suburb of the San Fernando Valley, north of Los Angeles. An Englishman by birth, his …

A Temporary Tattoo to Track Your Workout and Charge Your Phone

Scientists have invented a biosensor that can monitor exercise and store electricity.<p><b>Researchers have developed a battery in the</b> form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor your workout and even make electricity from your sweat. Eventually, biobatteries like this may be able to charge your watch, …

Tiny 'Nanoflares' May Solve Sun Mystery

Small "nanoflares" erupting from the sun might be the key to unlocking a cosmic mystery, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have found that the …

How corpse brain scans help the living

The deceased are making a comeback by helping to improve imaging technology<p>For thousands of years, direct studies of the human brain required the dead. The main method of study was dissection, which needed, rather inconveniently for the owner, physical access to their brain. Despite occasional …

Discover China's History Along the Great Wall

One of the world's greatest feats of engineering reveals the ingenuity of the ancients.<p>"The Great Wall impresses everyone who sees it for the first time, from children to adults, from the general tourists to scholars,” says Henry Ng, the manager of the World Monuments Fund’s China projects. “The …

Silk Road

Brela Is The Secret European Beach Retreat You've Been Dreaming About

Warning: This beach will make you want to hop on a plane to Croatia ASAP.<p>The search for the perfect beach is never-ending, from a white sand paradise in Australia to an epic strip of sand in Greece, yet somehow each find is better than the last.<p>Brela is another one of those insanely gorgeous, …

Cevennes National Park, France

<b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and farms. …

National Parks

Scientists reconstruct speech through soundproof glass by watching a bag of potato chips

Subtle vibrations can be translated back into audio<p>Your bag of potato chips can hear what you're saying. Now, researchers from MIT are trying to figure out a way to make that bag of chips tell them everything that you said — and apparently they have a method that works. By pointing a video camera …

Travel 365: A stunning sunset over Scotland's Ring of Brodgar—part of the UNESCO World Heritage site called the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. http://on.natgeo.com/1nXR5Yu Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …