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Tomorrow is the final day to submit your photos to the 2014 Traveler Photo Contest. Don't miss your chance to win a trip to Alaska, and see your work in the pages of Traveler magazine. Enter by noon EST on June 30! http://on.natgeo.com/1loMGMK #TPC2014 This photo of an iceberg in Greenland was submitted by Michael Quinn.

California by Michael Flarup on Exposure

<b>Footnotes:</b> Shot with a 5D Mk3. Edited with VSCO<p>More posts by Michael Flarup<p>Tanzania Crashing Colonial Africa<p>Read<p>Bali The Last Remaining …

Iceland's Most Famous Waterfall Is Big Enough To Stand Inside, Which Is Pretty Incredible

This is Seljalandsfoss, arguably Iceland's most famous waterfall. In a boundless green field, the cascade drops a whopping 200 feet from rocks above into a serene little pool below.<p>The most insane part of Seljalandsfoss, though, is that you can hike through the back of the falls and view them from …

Who Needs Kickstarter? Exercise Sensor Moov Raises $1 Million In 15 Days

When Meng Li and Nikola Hu stopped by the FORBES office to demonstrate their wearable sensors last month, Hu spent much of the interview punching the air and running in place. A laptop placed on the table graphed the speed and form of his punches, benchmarking his performance against that of a …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

5 Reasons to Go to St. Petersburg, Florida

<i>By LoAnn Halden</i><p>Arts and culture are celebrated as much as the world-class beaches in St. Petersburg, making it the ideal Florida stop for those who …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

Google Wallet for iOS update allows adding cards with your smartphone camera, single sign-on compatibility

Last month, Google Wallet for Android got an update that allowed capturing credit and debit card info via smartphone camera. Now, that functionality has arrived for iOS users. That's right, you can now use that iPhone to snap an image of your plastic arsenal in order to organize that digital …

India's Dating Sites Skip Straight to the Wedding

The online dating scene in India is primarily matrimonial websites, predicated on the idea that the first meeting between two paired users will be to chat about their wedding. It highlights a false dichotomy between modern arranged marriages and fairytale love.<p>Last week, I joined Shaadi.com, …

Auyuittuq and Sirmilik National Parks

In the Inuktitut language, Auyuittuq means "the land that never melts" and Sirmilik translates as the "place of glaciers." These remote national parks in the high Arctic of <b>Nunavut's</b> Baffin Islandfeature jagged, frosted mountain ranges, traditional Inuit villages, glacier-carved fjords, and vast, …

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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The language of photography

Photography and technical jargon go together like a DSLR and a hot shoe mounted flash. If you're new to photography there's a lot of lingo to know, particularly around the camera and its equipment. There's ISO, White Balance, RAW, etc.<p>It can be intimidating to try and navigate the world of …

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It never occurred to me how easy it might be to make <i>elote</i> — spicy Mexican-style corn on the cob — until my friend Fiona brought the dish over to a dinner with friends last summer. It had always seemed like an obscure melange of ingredients that wasn’t easily reproduced at home. But the opposite is …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

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35 Chic Gray Rooms That Are Anything But Boring

This shade has more range than you think.<p>It's not just smoke and mirrors. Whether you're envisioning a slate-gray bedroom or adding a touch of silver to the bathroom, decorating with gray will enliven any space.

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Homemade Baba Ganoush

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: When your next Baba Ganoush craving hits, don't hit the takeout counter -- make some at home instead. Jodi from What's Cooking Good Looking shows</i> …

A Fall Pizza Recipe: Apple, Goat Cheese & Bacon

What's a more delicious combo than goat cheese, caramelized apples and bacon? This pizza makes a great movie night snack or easy dinner.<p>10 Fall Fennel Recipes<p><b>Bacon, Caramelized Apple & Goat Cheese Pizza Recipe</b><p>3 cloves garlic<br>• ¼ cup + 1 teaspoon olive oil<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1 large, crisp apple …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Just when we were entertaining thoughts of sweaters and pumpkin baked goods, Mother Nature decided to throw us a curve ball in the form of a little …

Put a Filter on It: Eggs

<i>It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagram from the food world, on a different theme each week. This week, eggs are too perfect for words, which is why we want your pictures instead.</i><p>There's not much we can say about eggs that hasn't already been said. …

Breakfast Tacos with Charred Zucchini and Red Pepper

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>This is the last breakfast taco of the bunch, and the simplest, but certainly not the least delicious. (Here are some links in case you missed yesterday's potato and chorizo taco or Wednesday's spinach, bacon, and scrambled …

9 Ways to Start a Lunch Revolution

Have you heard? Lunch is in. (Don't feel bad if you didn't know; this is some pretty edgy stuff.)<p>But seriously, this is liberating news. It means no more spending $10, $15, sometimes $20 on mediocre Thai takeout. No more ordering extra pizza you don't want just to meet delivery minimums. No more …

Clean Out the Fridge with a Baked Egg Dish

Maybe you went a little wild roasting everything in your kitchen from last week's CSA, or maybe you accidentally shopped for a small family reunion …