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These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

My Friend Tarek Reports from Cairo

<i>Those of you who read this page regularly will recall my friend Tarek, who guided me and Trish throughout Egypt this spring. He is my main contact for the TV shows we plan to shoot in Egypt next season. Tarek is a thoughtful and caring Egyptian. He has the means to leave the chaos his country is</i> …

Adventures in Thailand: The Do's and Don'ts of Traveling Abroad

<i>Spring break</i>: a one-week recess from the rigors of exams in which students journey off to a warm, lawless destination--most likely somewhere in Mexico--with the intentions of committing utter debauchery.<p>The objectives:<p>1) To return home with badges of honor in the forms of second-degree burns, …

10 Best Places to See From Above

For the ultimate bird's eye view of your destination there's no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Why the the lynx effect would send Scotland wild

As Edinburgh Zoo's panda freakshow continues to captivate the witless and the infantile, a real Scottish animal has been allowed to die. Under the …

Why June is the only time to travel

According to the long term weather forecast, Flaming June is set to become Raining June this year. Time to think about heading south instead, and it you aren’t tied to school vacations, you couldn’t pick a better time to travel. Book a holiday to the Mediterranean this month and you can travel at …

Greece's Silver Island: sunshine and solitude on an idyllic yoga retreat

No doubt a result of Greece's economic crisis, news of hotel openings there has been scarce. But Silver Island, a fragrant pine- and olive-clad islet …

Stephanie Moore Flat Stomach Tips

<i>At last, summer is nearing and bikini season is fast approaching so ensure your torso is toned and beach ready with Stephanie Moore’s ultimate flat</i> …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …