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The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

Stomach-punching junk food art replaces logos with calorie counts

Junk food brands don't exactly love mandatory “nutrition facts,” which is why they usually hide all that health stuff behind flashy colors and …

5. Fight A Lion Or A Bear?

Lion. Every time. Okay, entry over, everyone go home.<p>Fine. Let's show our working. This is science class after all.<p>When pitted against one another, …

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The top 20 tracks of 2015

20. KEITH APE – “IT G MA”<p>If one song could sum up this year’s Korean rap invasion, it would be “It G Ma” – the viral supernova headed up by gold-grilled trap king Keith Ape and backed up by other, equally eclectic members of The Cohort crew he belongs to, including mastermind JayAllDay and Seoul’s …

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Bangkok’s best street food: a guide to dishes and districts

Photograph: Alamy<p>Chinatown.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/1060de9974b8af77df3a52d829a9dec8c957c12a/0_472_7360_4414/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Chawadee Nualkhair<p>Fish stir fry from Khao Gaeng …

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Planning Your First Trip to Bangkok?

<b>Why Go:</b> The people? The best hotel service anywhere? Endless, inexpensive massages? The cuisine? The smiles? The Thai Baht at 3 cents?<p>If you're reading this, you probably already have some reasons picked out, but what they say about Thailand being the "land of smiles" is not hype. And if you love …

5 Amazing Adventures For Your Southeast Asia Bucket List

Southeast Asia is an adventure traveler's dream destination. You can eat like a king for a few bucks, explore unbelievable landscapes, and see remnants of some of the planet's most ancient civilizations. Check out our list of 5 Must-Do Adventures in Southeast Asia and book your flight today!<p>1. Hike …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

It almost doesn't look real.<p>Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in …

The Best Cities in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities around the world in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey—in fact, we got so much feedback, we had to divide our list in two. This roundup begins with your favorite Top 20 Large Cities, followed by Top 20 …

These are the top-earning YouTube stars of 2015 according to Forbes

There’s money in them there YouTubes, says <i>Forbes</i>. The financial magazine has published its first ever list of top earners on the video platform, with the irrepressible Felix Kjellberg (better known as PewDiePie) heading the charts with pretax earnings of $12 million, according to <i>Forbes</i>’ …

Luxurious Eco-Friendly Mansion Exists Entirely Below Ground

For those wanting to lessen their negative impact on the environment, the best place to build is down. Known as “underground homes” or “low-impact houses,” these structures minimize the amount of green space used by containing entire buildings below the Earth's surface. Two English firms–NC Homes …

The world's weirdest skyscrapers – in pictures

From the Elephant Building to the ‘Death Star’, architects and developers are going to ever stranger lengths in their efforts to stand out from the crowd. Where will this ridiculousness end?

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The Best 12 Books Coming Out This October

The weather is taking a turn (and threatening a full-blown hurricane if you’re on the East Coast), but there’s no shortage of books offering up the same dose of comfort as a warm blanket or bowl of hot soup. These juicy plotlines will have you happily holed up inside. From novels about …

Thailand’s lesser known islands: readers’ tips

Photograph: Alamy<p>Thong Nai Pan Yai beach.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/30/1443629094915/e5adb5c3-970e-4e58-bf32-22cf8650783a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Thong Nai Pan Yai …

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This is the First 4K Film Shot with the New iPhone 6S

Want to see the 4K video quality on the new iPhone 6S camera? Check out the short film above that was just released today by the media company RYOT. …

The Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Europe

Europe has its fair share of famous attractions, but only one can be crowned "most popular." At the 22nd annual World Travel Awards (a.k.a. the "Oscars of the travel industry") this weekend, one place came out on top: Dublin's Guinness Storehouse, which has served a pint of the Black Stuff to more …

British 12-year-old smarter than Einstein, Hawking

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 12-year-old girl who had an inkling she might be quite clever has taken a test and proved she was absolutely right.<p>Lydia Sebastian achieved the top score of 162 on Mensa's Cattell III B paper, suggesting she has a higher IQ than well-known geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.<p>The …

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Ultimate travel list

Is the list of places you’d like to visit becoming a little unwieldy? Ours was – which is why we’ve whittled them down from thousands to a definitive rundown of the planet’s most unforgettable sights.<p>Not only that, we’ve made the bold move of ranking them in order of brilliance, based on a highly …

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15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

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Thailand’s top 5 beaches

Mae Nam, Koh Samui, Thailand. Image: AWL Images<p><b>Mae Nam, Koh Samui</b> <br>This beautiful stretch of creamy sand, on Koh Samui’s north coast, is one of the …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

3 ways to help you find meaning in a job that you hate

If you read one more article on happiness in the workplace, you're going to lose it.<p>For you, it's different. You need to continue in your current job …

This Time-Lapse Captures a Wet Microburst Dumping Water Onto Tucson, Arizona

On August 8th, 2015, Tucson, Arizona-based photographer Bryan Snider took his camera out and shot time-lapse photos of the Arizona landscape while a …

Time-lapse Photography

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

6 Global Alternative Cities to Silicon Valley to Start Your Company

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Silicon Valley is a Mecca for startups. Its mature eco-system offers a proven culture of innovation, ample (if expensive) talent, plenty of funding and top-notch resources for developing and scaling a company.<p>In a recent chat I …

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The world’s most incredible underwater restaurants