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Photographer Documents Wild Cheetah’s Personal Visit To Their Safari Vehicle In the Serengeti

Talented Australian photographer Bobby-Jo Clow came face-to-face with a wild cheetah cub while on safari in the Seronera area of the Serengeti …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

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Climbing On Mount Denali

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The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

The Art of Science: the stunning interiors of fish - in pictures

Prof Adam Summers uses marine specimens as the medium in a project which not only captures the beauty of the sea creatures but also reveals the anatomical structure for research and learning

Watch This Magnet Fall Slowly Through Air

It's witchcraft science.<p>This video from 2012 is making the rounds right now--with good reason. Drop whatever you're doing, leave your desk, quit your job, and find a magnet and copper tube, because, wow. Look at this! It's a _Matrix _time-freeze in your hands.<p>The video is showing a demonstration of …

Magnetism

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Medicine

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Most qualities we think of as particularly 'human' can be seen elsewhere in the animal kingdom, thanks to evolution<p>Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as …

Mo Farah turns up heat in Rift Valley to get ready for London Marathon

Britain's Olympic hero subjecting himself to brutal training regime in Kenya in hope of success in 'toughest test' – his first marathon<p>How much do you want it? It is the ultimate challenge for an athlete. Young or old, amateur or professional: it doesn't discriminate. Mo Farah's riposte is …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Bike-Touring Quebec's Coast

The Gaspé Peninsula has rolling coastal mountains, small seaside villages, and 510 miles of bike lanes lined with cyclist-friendly hotels (read: bike storage, on-site mechanics). Best of all, temperatures hover around 70 degrees—perfect for a weeklong tour.<p>Day 1: Mont-Joli to Causapscal<p>Fly with …

Bike Lanes

Cross Section Photos of Golf Balls Reveal the Diverse Beauty Within

Photographer James Friedman doesn’t play golf, but he had a collection of golf balls lying around. One day, he began to wonder what the guts of the …

Honda, Top Gear working on 130-mph lawn mower

We're not even sure they've got a blade of Kentucky Bluegrass to cut, but the folks at <i>Top Gear</i> have gone ahead and started building what will become, if they're successful, the world's fastest lawn mower. Actually, it appears <i>Top Gear</i> is not doing much of the design and assembly work at all, instead …

Mesmerizing GIFs Created by Looping Moving Subjects in Static Settings

Perhaps best described as mesmerizing, Turkish photographer and artist Erdal Inci has created an interesting set of animated loops in GIF form that …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Melt

Some photographers enjoy chasing storms; Miles Morgan enjoys “chasing” volcanos. The Hawaiian landscape photographer has spent years risking life and …