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18 famous movie quotes everyone gets wrong

'Dracula' (1931)<p><b>Misquote:</b> 'I want to suck your blood!' <b><br>Actual movie quote:</b> Nothing. The line was never said.<p>'I want to suck your blood' was said in …

Which tiny house should you buy?

Take our quiz to find out<p>Whether you want to get away from it all, to become more financially stable, or to live life more simply, tiny homes could be a solution. But even if you're ready to downsize to less than 400 square feet, there's still the problem of figuring out which tiny home is right …

Rustic

Why Photographers Don’t Get Modern Art

It’s understandable that the great unwashed masses of the larger population might not appreciate contemporary art. But you’d think that …

Art Photography

The Most Unique Swimming Pools in the World

From secret spots and bucket-list destinations to life-changing gadgets and booking tips, here's your round-up of need-to-know travel news and daily …

The Healthiest Things To Order At Fast Food Chains

Every now and then, we all need to indulge in some quick and easy drive-thru fast food — whether it’s because we’re seriously pressed for time, have …

Food

The 33 cities with the worst quality of life in the world

Every year Mercer, one of the world's largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at the cities that provide the …

Africa

Spooky Photos of Decrepit Tourist Destinations in Europe

Crumbling vestiges that signify a dying generation of tourism.<p>When my brother and I were kids, my parents used to take us to Gran Canaria, an island residing within Islas Canarias, a Spanish archipelago just off the Moroccan coast. The island has been largely visited and inhabited by Scandinavians …

13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

Top Gear

Here’s How to Get on Your Flight Attendant’s Good Side

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

One of the US' greatest mysteries

Atop a desolate hill in a small US town are the Georgia Guidestones: an eerie 19ft tall granite monument with a post-apocalyptic message for the world.<p>The drone of the man’s oak didgeridoo reverberated off the granite. “Not that I know when Doomsday is,” he said, parting his lips from the …

New Zealand’s never-ending fire

Unknown to most travellers – and indeed most locals – the tiny South Island village of Murchison is home to a bizarre bowl of flames that burns eternally in the bush.<p>There are plenty of trout swimming through the rivers that surround the isolated New Zealand village of Murchison, and anglers come …

America's Best "Top-Secret" Beaches

We've happily done our homework to bring you 9 perfect beach spots that are off the beaten path. Each one is gorgeous, and you'll have the sand …

How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?

Recently, the rapper Jay Z relaunched the subscription streaming music service Tidal, which includes the option to listen to high-definition audio for $19.99 per month. Tidal's HiFi, with its uncompressed audio files, promises a better listening experience than any other streaming service on the …

Audiophile

I tried to identify high-quality audio samples and failed miserably

High-resolution audio is getting a lot buzz as of late thanks to the efforts of Tidal, Neil Young and others. While Tidal had a test of its own, <i>NPR</i> set up another quiz to see if you can tell the difference between MP3s and uncompressed WAVs. I couldn't, and I listened to the samples through a pair …

Audiophile

Moscow's half-empty $12 billion financial district looks worse than you imagined

But now with Russia's economy in free-fall, the Moscow City complex property values have nosedived, construction sites are abandoned, and vacancy rates have soared to 45%, according to real estate consultants Blackwood.<p>Moscow-based photographer Konstantin Salomatin visited the area for Business …

Longform: The Lounge

WELCOME TO THE LOUNGE. The cigarette smoke hits you like a brick wall, staining your clothing on impact.<p>In the small kitchenette, you see Fern …

Buckingham Palace

Fareed's Take: Responding to ISIS - CNN Video

After new atrocities were committed by ISIS, Fareed asks if the group is winning. How should the West respond to these attacks?

Naked Inspiration

People often ask cartoonists, “What comes first, the caption or the drawing?” For some cartoonists, like Matt Diffee, it’s always the drawing. For others, like Jack Ziegler, it’s the other way around. But, for one class of cartoonist wannabes—the finalists in <i>The New Yorker</i>’s cartoon-caption …