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Uffizi Gallery

Mesmerized by the music of Piotr Tomaszewski<p>I was walking around taking photos at the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy, while waiting for my …

Welcome to Time Out

Go to the content Go to the footer<p>Worldwide<p><b>Popular cities</b> London New York Paris Chicago Los Angeles Lisbon Hong Kong Sydney Melbourne Porto Singapore …

Los Angeles

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk

Have you ever wondered what happens to your brain when you get plastered on a night out? Besides throwing up in a cab and waking up next to your …

Giles English Talks The Lost Art Of British Watchmaking

<b>Greatness often stems from a period of great despair. Giles English is a man who knows both extremes well. His father, Euan English, was an ex-RAF</b> …

Tom Cruise

8 Incredible Hotel Bars From Around The World

We enjoy drinking in most settings, but there’s something singular about a hotel bar. It feels exclusive and special – two things you’ll never get …

London on the Cheap

Sure the Euro is down, but that does nothing for the Anglophile cheapster. London's on theᅡᅠpound sterling, a.k.a., the oldest currency still in use, but don't let the oldᅡᅠpound keep you from hopping over the pond.<p><i>By Ciara Collins for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>Sure the Euro is down, but that …

British Museum

How to Make Savory One-Pan Pasta Carbonara | The Art of Manliness

Legend has it that pasta carbonara got its name from <i>carbonaro</i> — the Italian word for men who worked as charcoal burners. The hearty carbonaro were …

9 Wedding Photographers Reveal The Most Memorable Photo They've Ever Captured

These stunning images will absolutely take your breath away.<p>Wedding photographers capture memories that will last a lifetime. From a couple's first kiss as newlyweds to their celebratory first dance, professional photographers simply have a way of harnessing a multitude of emotions on film. And as …

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

National Parks

Georgia Trooper Starts Fund To Help Kids After Parents Die In Tragic Halloween Crash

The fund is raising money for the four kids who were waiting at home in costumes when the trooper arrived.<p>After a tragedy, this police officer was forced to make a difficult decision.<p>When Nathan Bradley<p>of the Georgia State Patrol arrived at the scene of a car wreck on Saturday, he discovered that …

White Sands At Sunset

The Gaping Icemaw

10+ Funny Animal Puns To Make Your Monday Pun Again

Sophie Corrigan adds clever wordplay to adorable animal illustrations. The UK-based freelance illustrator has released a series of drawings, some of …

One Of The Most Powerful Ways To Find Meaning In Your Life

<i>"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." ~ Winston Churchill</i><p>I saw a photo on Facebook of an elderly man panhandling in New York City. He was in a wheelchair and holding an old-style flip-phone. A comment was made about how this man was tricking people out of money …

If You Want To See The Best Starry Nights, Head To Arizona

Oh my starry eyed surprise.<p>Stargazing is a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy wherever there's a beautiful night sky. But if you want to take your stargazing up a few notches, head to Arizona.<p>Arizona cities Flagstaff and Sedona, in particular, have some stellar nighttime sights. According …

How Britain’s oldest tree became ‘sexually ambiguous’

The Fortingall yew in Perthshire has started to produce red berries, suggesting a change of sex in one of its branches. It’s an unusual – but not unprecedented – switch<p>After possibly 5,000 years alive, doing anything other than dying would be a surprise. But Britain’s oldest tree is very much alive …

It's OK To Spend All Your Money On Traveling, Says Science

It turns out that it's not whoever has the most stuff wins; it's whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier.<p><i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>It turns out that it's not whoever has the most stuff wins; it's whomever has had the most experiences wins, and ends up being happier.<p><b>Say</b> …

Siblings

8 Major Mistakes People Make When Cooking Lobster

It turns out, there's more than one way to experience an epic seafood fail.<p>To most out-of-state visitors, dining in coastal Maine has become synonymous with one thing ― lobster.<p>With that in mind, it’s no surprise that being designated as Maine’s “Lobster Chef of the Year” is a highly respected …

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

These Are Bridal’s Biggest Trends for Fall 2016

It can be tough to discern trends among the bridal landscape beyond those most perennial motifs (cream, lace, princessy silhouettes, et al), but sure enough, they emerge every season. For Fall 2016, designers embraced a mood that was, in many ways, right in step with the reigning themes of Spring …

Weddings

These 16 Charts Will Help You Pull Off The Perfect Dinner Party

In our daydreams, we pull off successful dinner parties to choruses of “What a beautiful tablescape,” and “Did <i>you</i> make that gorgeous tart?” But in reality, as the last guests leave, it can feel like you’ve really been through something.<p>The duties of a host require a ton of forethought and …

Boeing's crazy new metal is 99.99% air

A new video released by Boeing this week touts that the company has invented a metal that’s “99.99 percent air” for future use in airplanes, cars and other objects.<p>The metal is a microlattice, made up of a series of tubes in a criss-cross pattern and air gaps between each intersection. The …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic Magazine has opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 16, 2015. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters to participate in its annual photography seminar. The kind folks at National …

Amazing long-exposure photos make light look like cobwebs on trees

In Brazil, photographer Vitor Schietti uses long-exposure photography and fireworks to wrap trees with illusions of cobwebs made of light. Entitled …

Sculpture

10 Eagle Scout survival skills everyone should know

In 1912, Arthur Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, and the rank has stood as an emblem of accomplishment ever since.<p>To earn the title of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts must learn a whole array of practical skills.<p>We've put together 10 survival tricks that Eagle Scouts can perform, complete with …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

Diving in paradise: underwater adventures in Palau

Diving is Palau's biggest drawcard, and for good reason. This western Pacific archipelago boasts an amazing mix of pristine reefs, vertigo-inducing drop-offs, thrilling drift dives, abundant marine life and fascinating WWII shipwrecks. To top it off, waters are warm year-round and diving facilities …

Paris by pastry: five patisserie icons and where to find them

Even the mildest sweet tooth will be unable to resist the allure of Paris’ patisseries. They are designed to tempt: the glisten of glaze on a strawberry here, the fluffy puff of cream there, the sheen of perfectly tempered chocolate over there… Fortunately, Paris is about nothing if not giving in …