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The UK’s first coast-to-coast canoe route

A new coast-to-coast canoeing route from Liverpool to the Humber offers a fresh way to see northern England, including this scenic stretch taking in a chunk of our industrial heritage<p>I start to appreciate the epic nature of our expedition when a group of young natives gather to watch. They stand in …

Buttes and beasts: amazing US national parks – in pictures

The US’s national parks offer up some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. To celebrate National Park Week (18-26 April), we’ve picked some of the best photographs shared on the Department of the Interior’s Instagram account, showcasing astonishing canyons, mountains and wildlife

National Parks

10 of the best ways to enjoy Prague … on a budget

Photograph: Alamy<p>The park on Petřín Hill.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/4/1441370702781/0be80978-83fc-42e1-9bc0-0bdbd5348219-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The park on Petřín …

Holiday guide to Alsace, France, including Strasbourg

Photograph: Alamy<p>La Maison des Tanneurs.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/4/1441366613105/8da8c102-c396-4a70-b3f6-df92210ceafc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>La Maison des …

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Micronesia

This waitress left a beautiful note for her customers (after picking up the tab)

Sometimes, just a little act of kindness makes a huge difference in somebody’s life. That’s what 17-year-old Daniela Bossi proved when she took care …

Cosmic Lover - An Eternal Romantic

Cosmic Lover (Color Version) by Medusa Dollmaker<p>She washes her hair in the streams of time, and adds the sparkle and shine of a thousand stars to …

11 Tips for Taking the Perfect Travel Shot on Instagram

"I always <b>take the shot with the phone in horizontal position.</b> The objective is to get the most part of the scenery in the original picture. I crop it …

Roadtrippin'? The Best Places (and Times!) to See Fall Foliage

Fall may be the best time to take a road trip in America—temperatures are down making it easier to switch off the A/C and roll down those windows, …

Hiking

15 Of The Bravest Military Animals To Ever Serve Their Country

Sometimes the bravest are also the furriest.

Inside Morocco's legendary blue city | CNN Travel

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

All the Pros and Cons of Exposed Brick

Three experts discuss the triumphs and challenges that come with this polarizing design.<p>There are two types of people in the world: those who love exposed brick and those who hate it. Few design details stir up such strong passions the way exposed brick does. And, regardless of which side you fall …

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate life on Mars

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1190000/1190039_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532429011_97182373650e0aeb8a077136d4aebd2e<p><b>A team of Nasa recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.</b><p>The isolation …

Space Station

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

It's made entirely of glass and suspended 10 stories in the air.<p>Warning: If you're afraid of heights, you might want to look away. A South London apartment complex is building the first-ever Sky Pool, made of eight-inch-thick glass and suspended 10-stories above ground. At 90-feet-long it will …

10 Stellar Sandwiches Worthy of National Sandwich Month

Inspired by the pepito, a popular street food enjoyed in Mexico and Venezuela, this meal of a sandwich starts with flank steak and long seeded rolls. No mayo here, just mashed black beans, onion, avocado, and plenty of Mexican crema.

Cooking

Massive Ancient Greek city discovered submerged in Aegean Sea [Photos]

An ancient Greek city has been discovered sunken beneath the Aegean Sea. The settlement dates back around 4,500 years (2,500 BC) and was the size of …

Aufspießen oder Pfahl durch die Brust: Grausige Todesstrafe: So brutal richteten unsere Vorfahren

Langsam und qualvoll starb der Gerichtete durch das Gewicht seines eigenen Körpers: Das Pfählen war eine grausame Todesstrafe. Doch es hat eine lange …

7 Wood Pallet Sign Projects You Can DIY This Weekend

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>It's never too late to jump on board with the wood pallet project trend! Wood pallets can be easily and flawlessly transformed into something beautiful with the help of a little sandpaper and paint. These splinter-inducing slats of wood can be …

Love Stories

Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered (UPDATED)

With the recent news from Poland that a Nazi Gold train has been located near or under the famed Ksiaz Castle, wealthy treasure hunters and tourists are now flocking to the region to discover the hidden treasure themselves. Police have now blocked off a wooded area near the railroad tracks and …

Archaeology

Non-Touristy Places in San Francisco

San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough …

India village council orders rape of two sisters

The rights group Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of two young women after their local village council ordered them to be raped and paraded naked after their brother eloped with a married woman.<p>The unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar …

Uttar Pradesh

Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, his hands still bandaged but working well enough to let him play with action figures.<p>Zion Harvey, 8, lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was just 2. He …

Alemannia Aachen

Aus, aus, das Spiel ist aus! Erleichterung und Riesenjubel bei 1.500 mitgereisten Fans! Die Alemannia fährt bei der U23 von Borussia Dortmund mit …

Alemannia Aachen: Böller, Pyro und Platzsturm

Die Anhänger von Alemannia Aachen haben sich in Dortmund völlig daneben benommen und werden den Verein einige Euro kosten.<p>Bereits vor dem Spiel …