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Rainbows, Sheep—and a Pub: The Irresistible Pull of an English Village

Clodock has slipped through the net of history, preserving a way of life that’s vanishing all over the world.<p><i>In our series My Town, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.</i><p>The evening I arrived in the village, I went to the pub, the …

29 arrested in St. Louis area violence, police chief says

Amid criticism that he did not effectively deploy the National Guard, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday said he is sending more troops to the St. Louis region to bolster security after a night of rioting and looting in Ferguson.<p>Hours after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer …

Bob Marley's Family Forms Marijuana Company

<b>John Vibes</b> <b><br>November 19, 2014</b><p><b>(TheAntiMedia)</b> This week, surviving members of Bob Marley’s family have carried on his legacy by forming “Marley Natural”, …

Cannabis

Bob Marley's Family To Sell High-End Marijuana Brand 'Marley Natural'

Thirty-three years after his untimely death, ganja-loving reggae icon Bob Marley is being remembered with an eponymous brand of top-end marijuana, …

Real-Life 'Unicorn' Found; Deer Has Extremely Rare Deformity

A roe deer shot in Slovenia has a single antler that makes it look exactly like a unicorn.<p>It looks like it just walked out of a fairy tale, but this deer with a single, unicorn-like antler is the real thing.<p>Shot by a hunter in Celje, Slovenia (map), in August, the roe deer has an extremely rare …

Art residency space on the Isle of Eigg, Scotland

Art residency space on the <b>Isle of Eigg, Scotland</b>.<p>The structure is part of The Bothy Project, which is building a network of small-scale spaces throughout Scotland. Here’s another one near Aviemore we featured previously.<p>Contributed by Bobby Niven.

Green cabin in Tongass National Forest, Alaska

Green cabin in <b>Tongass National Forest, Alaska.</b><p>Submitted by Joseph Coniff.

Cabin at 6,798 feet in the Julian Alps, Slovenia. 

Cabin at 6,798 feet in the <b>Julian Alps, Slovenia</b>.

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Travel Photography

Three Friends’ Bold Adventure Mountain Biking in the Peruvian Andes

In the winter of 2014, I set out for the Peruvian Andes with my great friends and trusted adventure partners, Thomas Woodson and Sam Seward. The trip was fueled by the ever evolving need to make each adventure bigger and more thrilling than the last. We went in search of high alpine single track in …

Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

3rd generation hand-made family cabin on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

3rd generation hand-made family cabin on the <b>Upper Peninsula of Michigan.</b>

17 Of The Most Unbelievable Places You’ll Find On Earth

Whether natural or man-made, it’s impossible to deny the fantastic beauty and variety of landscapes the world has to offer. The subjects of countless …

Cedar Chalet, Port Orchard, Washington

<b>The scientific name for Western red cedars</b> derives from the Greek plicata, or “folded in plaits.” It´s perhaps fitting that Heidi Danilchik — who, …

Lighting Up Legally in Pictures

Phillip K Smith’s Mesmerizing Lucid Stead

From the author: “Composed of mirror, LED lighting, custom built electronic equipment and Arduino programming amalgamated with a preexisting …

2014 Fat Biking Essentials

It seems people can't get enough of fat bikes these days. If you're going to try one out, make sure you've got the right gear.<p>Specialized Fatboy Fat Bike<p>Specialized's Fatboy bike ($2,000) marks the end of the fad phase for fat bikes. At 4.8 inches wide, the house-built Ground Control tires are as …

Wais1 New Mural For The Garage Project - Detroit, USA

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• December 27, 2013<br>• 0<p>Wais1 is currently in North America where he just wrapped up this beautiful and colourful new piece …

Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

These Are The Craziest Places In The World Where You Can Get A Drink

If you've grown tired of all the establishments within a five-mile radius of your house, know that the world is bursting with weird, creepy, and mind-blowing spots for you to enjoy a spot of tea -- or delicious libations.<p><i>You can have a drink...</i><p><b>With geeks of every stripe.</b><p><b>Where: Paris, France</b><p>La …

Entire Eucalyptus Tree Displayed at Gallery of Modern Art

This site-specific installation aptly named <i>Eucalyptus</i> is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has been taken out of its natural environment and placed in man's, this tree still retains its inherent serenity. There are seats in the gallery …

Art

Artist Andrea Zittel’s compound A-Z West located on thirty-five acres in the California high desert next to Joshua Tree National Park

Artist Andrea Zittel’s compound A-Z West located on thirty-five acres in the <b>California high desert next to Joshua Tree National Park</b>.