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Before We Say Goodbye to Winter: Frozen Niagara Falls

Before we say goodbye to winter let's remember the good times, the wonders that only weeks upon weeks of freezing temperatures can bring us. Let's pay tribute to one of the most visited natural spectacles in North America, and the beauty of its frozen sculptural white:<p>This <i>3 Minute Postcard</i> was …

New York State

Top 10: Iconic Places to Photograph

TravelBest Of<p>Recently I was asked if I could name a “bucket list” of iconic places in the world for photographers. It didn’t take long. Certain places attract photographers like magnets attract iron filings; we are drawn to them without quite knowing why. Nor do we absolutely have to know. For some …

Earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea coast | DW | 30.03.2015

The earthquake struck at 9.49 a.m. local time Monday (2349 UTC Sunday) in the New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea.<p>It struck in the sea about 54 …

Germanwings crash: Co-pilot reportedly suggested captain take break, said 'let's see' in discussing landing

The co-pilot responsible for the Germanwings crash reportedly said "let's see" when discussing landing with the captain and then suggested the …

Airplanes

MH370 one year on: everything you need to know

Here we round up some of the theories surrounding the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370<p>One day, perhaps, a rainbow-coloured luggage strap or a royal blue seat cover will wash up on a pristine west Australian beach. But until then, we might never be sure what happened to …

Top 10 Islands

A renowned travel writer told us where in the the world to find the top ten islands.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p>Leslie Thomas is a successful writer in England who's been in the business for more than 40 years. He has written more than 30 novels and several travel …

The Best and Most Accurate Way to Measure Wet and Dry Ingredients for Baking

Proper measuring is a crucial part of successful baking. Unlike cooking, where you can often get away with eyeballing the amount of ingredients you put in the dish—a ball of mozzarella, a knob of butter, three tomatoes—baking is chemistry and requires precision. Add too much flour to cake batter …

Fatal attraction to synthetic cannabis is an unnatural high

Synthetic cannabis is sold as harmless herbal incense branded as "not for human consumption". In reality the waiver is a cynical get-out clause to …

The truth about Islamic State: what it is, where it is going, how we can fight it

In Raqqa, the Syrian city that is the nominal capital of IS, bookshops sell pamphlets on "permissible" sexual practices with one's female slaves. …