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30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Welcome to the World's Most Awesomely Awful Places

Take a tour of the most hellish and deadly natural wonders, from sulfur-choked pits to a bloody waterfall.<p>Spectacular but woefully underappreciated natural wonders are tucked away all over the planet. Granted, visiting some of them might leave you sweaty, faint, and gasping for breath.<p>Hardly anyone …

How health apps are promising to reshape healthcare

Two executives from a digital diabetes-management start-up discuss the importance of a patient focus and ways innovation is shaping the industry.<p><b>In</b> …

Healthcare giant shares prescription for digital reinvention

Stuart McGuigan, the CIO of Johnson & Johnson, describes how the life-sciences company has remade itself into a health-technology innovator.<p><b>Several</b> …

Innovation

Using data and technology to improve healthcare ecosystems

A Verily Life Sciences executive explains how the company targets better patient outcomes by harnessing analytics, machine learning, and other …

The next horizon of innovation for pharma

An executive partner at Flagship Pioneering discusses what’s next for the industry, disruptive technologies, and patient care.<p><b>What’s next for</b> the …

Exploring the disruptive potential of synthetic biology

Three experts explain synthetic biology and discuss its potential to affect fields as varied as medicine, oil, agriculture, and even</b> …

Biotechnology

Organizing for breakthrough innovation

Roche’s CEO talks about its R&D structure, tough decisions, and long-term mind-set.<p><b>Roche,</b> the worldwide pharmaceutical and diagnostics group based in …

What’s next for pharma in emerging markets?

Succeeding in emerging markets has been a challenging undertaking for multinational pharma companies, but those that adapt their end-to-end model for …

Innovation

Biopharma Frontiers: What the future holds for the industry | Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Biopharma Frontiers:<br>What the future holds for the industry<p>Industry leaders and key stakeholders offer perspectives to inspire discussion and …

A quick guide to National Parks in the UK

For its size (on par with Oregon), the United Kingdom is one strikingly diverse nation. From mountains to beaches to rolling plains, its landscapes …

National Parks

Sherpa turns Instagram’s best photos into a travel guide

There are a number of places to find travel inspiration — Pinterest, Google Destinations, travel blogs or media sites like Condé Nast’s Traveler, among others. But a new application called Sherpa launching this week believes that some of the best travel ideas can be found on Instagram. The iOS …

Apps

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

Consumer Tech

Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

Northern Greece<p>A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the …

European Travel

Pictures of the Week 2.16.17

8 Of The UK’s Most Stunning Winter Drives

Enjoy Britain’s stunning winter countryside from the comfort of your car.<p>Britain is beautiful, and that’s just as true on frosty winter days as it is …

Northern Ireland

The Beautiful Colors of Morocco

Perched between the Atlantic and the vastness of the Sahara Desert, on the cusp of Europe and forming Africa's northwest corner, Morocco offers a …

The World's Best Destinations For Travel Photography In 2016

I was recently asked to rank the top places in the world for travel photography. There is no right answer to this question of course. Photography as a way of conveying one’s view of the world will always be subjective—as will be the emotional response every viewer has to the same photograph. Travel …

New Zealand

30 Photos Of India That Will Make You Obsessed

I’ll admit, India wasn’t exactly at the top of my to-go list, mostly because I’m more of a chasing-waterfalls type of gal, and all I could envision were crowded cities and deserts. But, WOW! Was I not envisioning clearly!<p>After spending a month in India, I saw and experienced enough to make me …

Asia Travel

Bagpipes: A Rock-and-Roll History

For decades the instrument has played a cacophonous—and subtly political—role in popular music.<p>A few years back, when a friend asked me to play the bagpipes in a concert marking the 15th anniversary of Neutral Milk Hotel’s <i>In the Aeroplane Over the Sea</i>, I was thrilled. In my experience, most people …

Flute

Better Black and White Guide ($9)

<b>Better Black and White</b> Instant Digital Book Download: 6 Chapters delving DEEP into the artistic and technical aspects of B&W photography conversion! …

Explore the Grand Canyon -- by foot, water and air -- in one weekend

Get ready to experience the Grand Canyon in a whole new way. A new tour combines whitewater rafting, a helicopter ride and a walk on the glass Skywalk bridge — all in one weekend.<p>And you won't need to wait for a rafting or camping permit, either.<p>The Walapai Experience on Native American lands …

Photo tour: Grand Canyon National Park's timeless beauty

There's no more awesome display of the power of running water than Grand Canyon Natural Park. With parts of the canyon over one mile deep, the park offers mule tours, river rafts, and a variety of other ways to see nature's beauty. But until you can visit in person, take a look through the photo …

National Parks

He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

Hiking the Grand Canyon was not on my bucket list. A marathon, yes. Bike 200 miles in a day, yes. Ironman triathlon, absolutely. But for some reason, a mere day hike, even in one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders, was never on my radar. I'd been to the Grand Canyon several times as a …

A Sea of Clouds Fills the Grand Canyon

Weather conditions in Arizona's Grand Canyon last week gave rise to a rare phenomenon called total cloud inversion. Last Friday, and again on Sunday, the ground apparently released some of its heat rapidly enough at dawn to create a layer of cool, damp air inside the canyon, trapping it beneath the …

Can I see the Grand Canyon without getting stuck in a crowd of tourists?

<b>TRAVEL CONCIERGE</b>: You don't want your deep-breath-all-Zen Grand Canyon moment to be preceded by fisticuffs over a parking spot. This marvel of nature can get crowded with four-million-plus visitors flocking there every year. But there are ways to escape the masses.<p>You can go off-season, when the …

National Parks

Video Proof That the Best Way to Experience the Grand Canyon is By Wingsuit

The Grand Canyon is a sight to see, whether you drive right up to the many lookout points, take a helicopter ride above the valleys, or explore the …

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon in Color: Stunning Photographs From 1947

Caption from LIFE. Havasu Falls, at the canyon's western end, are in the Havasupai Indian Reservation, which can be reac<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Frank …

National Parks

Newport festival short film 'Chasing the Distance' melds running and Grand Canyon conservation

When Ian Shive found out that the land surrounding the Grand Canyon was at risk of being mined for uranium, he knew he had to do something. So he decided to make a film that would showcase the land in a way that would help people understand what's at stake.<p>"I wanted to introduce this place that …

Grand Canyon North Rim Reopens

Grand Canyon