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World's Coolest Offices: Wide Open Spaces

An indoor jungle that's actually a communications hub. A ceiling sculpture that soundproofs a hacker lab. A colorful, two-story amphitheater. These are just a few of the impressive uses of space by the runners-up to Inc.'s 2014 World's Coolest Offices competition.<p>Dropbox: Built to Delight<p>Dropbox: …

Culver City

The Great Train Robbery - in pictures

In the early hours of 8 August 1963, a gang of criminals robbed a Glasgow to London Royal Mail train at Ledburn in Buckinghamshire, England. £2.6million was stolen (approx £48million in today’s money) in one of the most famous heists in history

A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover' http://t.co/EfOErVemom

5 Traits of a Good Investment Opportunity

Before you invest in a company, look for these five traits to make sure it's a viable opportunity.<p>There are more and more investment opportunities opening themselves up to potential investors, but not all of them are good investment opportunities; in fact, with the more opportunities that open up, …

Investing

I Heart My National Park: Big Bend

Crowned with a sky so wide that it threatens to define infinity, the Big Bend region of West Texas remains one of the last true frontiers in the Lower 48, a landscape unique in the world.<p><b>Keene Haywood—</b>on Twitter @keeneh—has been a frequent visitor to <b>Big Bend National Park</b>, <b></b>named for a curve in the …

National Parks

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Click the map to learn more about the best food from your state. Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We rounded up the best food from every state, taking your comments into account and making some changes to last year's list.<p>Some are homegrown …

Elvis Presley

Automatic Mahjong Tables are the Ultimate in Gaming Furniture

If you've ever passed a park in Chinatown and seen the older folks playing Mahjong, you've undoubtedly seen them manually "shuffle" the tiles between …

The mystery surrounding the moving rocks on the Racetrack at Death Valley National Park solved, thanks to GPS and Time-lapse photography. @michaelmelford #deathvalley #nationalparks #nature #landscapes @natgeocreative @thephotosociety http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0105948

Picture of the Day: The Transparent Kayak

Photograph by Clear Blue Hawaii<p>Imagine travelling in this and seeing the wonders of the sea beneath you. The <i>Molokini</i> by Clear Blue Hawaii is a …

Photos of the Day

This Is The Quaintest Village In England, And It's Truly Perfect

Forget whatever you've got planned for fall, because we found the trip you need to take. Head to Bibury -- also known as "the most beautiful village in England."<p>Nestled in the Cotswolds, Bibury looks straight out of a painting. It has everything you're looking for in a trip to England -- rows of …

Denali Road

National Geographic Travel

NYC’s Abandoned 18th Street Subway Station on the 6 Line

The 18th Street subway station was originally on the IRT Line, formerly sandwiched between 14th St-Union Square and 23rd Street. After World War II, …

The Coolest Speakeasies In America

While the temperance movement is long gone, the secret watering holes haven't changed much, from the passwords required on entry to the caliber of handcrafted cocktails served.<p>We dug up the hottest and most exclusive speakeasies in the U.S., and even gave away their addresses. Let's keep this one …

Nicollet Mall

10 Beautiful Resorts On American Lakes

<i>By Laura Carroll, CNTraveler.com</i><p>These gorgeous lakeside retreats are perfect for a fall getaway.<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast Traveler on Twitter: …

How To Eat Like A Local In NYC

<i>Chelsea Nesvig / Flickr</i><p>Back when Manhattan was still ridden with crime, New York City was easier for tourists to manage. A Broadway show, a nice French or Italian meal, Central Park, the Met, maybe a Yankees game -- there were things you did and places you just didn't go. Nowadays, though, the …

Toast Stamp Transforms Bread Into Adorable Teddy Bears

Japan-based company Tokyu Hands has developed a playful way to enjoy your morning toast. This very easy little device quickly transforms a boring old square of bread into an adorable little teddy bear.<p>Simply press the mold into the uncooked bread to obtain the shape. Remove the cut edges, select …

Cute

The best travel photos from last month. Pictured here: the Greenlandic town of Upernavik. http://on.natgeo.com/1qEX74I Photograph by Vicki Gazzola

National Geographic Travel

In Pictures: Tunisia town embraces street art

"I think the best part of things, of projects like this, is that they are very community oriented, so many people get to communicate with them, see them, experience them."<p>Speaking to Associated Press news agency, San Francisco-based artist Monica Canilao gets to the heart of why such a diverse …

National Geographic Travel

New York Fashion Week’s Teen Sensation: Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, Stages A Sartorial Revolution

A teenage fashion designer from Texas is showing at NYFW alongside heroes like Charlotte Ronson and Marc Jacobs. In five years time she wants to be …

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

The Wilderness Act of 1964 marked a historic moment for the American environmental movement: for the first time, land was set-aside for the specific …

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

A recent birthday got me reflecting on my journey to this age, and I’m happy to say that, compared with the younger me, I’m much more at peace with myself, content with my life, confident of what I want and sure of how to get there.<p>I often write about how to attain career and money success, and …

Incredible Miniature Sculptures Carved From Pencil Tips

Here at Inhabitat we are often impressed by innovative new applications for everyday materials, but artist Dalton Ghetti's tiny sculptures carved out …

Sun Setting on the Grand Canyon

So, You Want to Start a Business in the States? 10 Tips for Foreign Founders

It took this Y Combinator-backed founder over a year to get the visa he needed to come to America and create jobs. Here's his advice to other foreign founders.<p>Just recently here on Inc.com we reported on new numbers from the Kaufmann Foundation that show exactly how a startup visa--which makes it …

Andreessen Horowitz

Couple Leave Their Jobs to Build a Recycled Windows Love Nest

Photographer Nick Olson and fashion designer Lilah Horwitz are a couple who take their dreams very seriously. They have left their daily jobs to …