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These Mesmerizing Biomimetic Sculptures Look Like They’re Growing As You Watch

In many plants, leaves grow at what’s called the “golden angle,” with each leaf popping out 137.5 degrees after the next. After studying plant …

7 Adventures You Won't Believe You Can Actually Have

<b>"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain</b><p>Travelzoo Deal Experts have compiled a list of …

San Francisco

The 10 Weirdest Hotels in the World

Now that places like crazy colorful hotels and their art-infused rooms exist, there’s really no going back to ordinary. Since it seems like there’s something for everyone these days — from must-visit foodie hotels to haunted Airbnbs — creativity is becoming competition. These 10 unusual hotels give …

100 pictures that will change the way you see the world

Earth is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind place.<p>To remind you of this, we've rounded up some of the most beautiful and mesmerizing pictures of our home planet.<p>These images will make you fall in love with earth all over again.

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards

A New View: 65+ Illuminating Larger-Than-Life Macro Images

Few of us would ever get a glimpse of the tiniest rope-like iridescent quills on a peacock’s feather, the scales on a moth’s wing, dew droplets on a …

The Big Picture photography competition: round 396

The Five Best Hikes Near Washington, DC

Explore the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley on these adventurous trails.<p>It’s time to get outside again. With winter safely in the past, …

Perfect Shots of Abandoned Locations

Mattias Haker is a photographer specialized in architecture, urbex, abandoned places ; pictures below are taken from his series <i>Impermanence</i> which …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

90 HD colorful vintage art posters for your backgrounds

Art and advertisements went hand in hand pre-1950’s. Some of the coolest art collected today are posters from a time when there were no cell phones, …

Caught a Chill? Five Luxuriously Warm Winter Getaways

Though the dog days of winter may well be almost fully upon us, a slew of new properties and hotels in veritable hotspots around the globe have either recently debuted or will soon be opening to help chase away the winter blues. Here are but five of the more luxurious options set to heat up winter …

Dominican Republic

The 100 Best Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable

To find the best dining options, OpenTable pored over more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for 20,000 restaurants, covering all 50 states and Washington D.C.<p>SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was named their top pick overall, …

Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

By the time I went on my northern lights "safari," I had already fallen in love with the land of ice and gnomes, realizing there's so much more the country has to offer.<p>When I booked my five-night adventure to Iceland I had one thing in mind -- I wanted to see the northern lights. I wanted to see …

Northern Lights

Swiss Pay The Price For Being A Safe Haven

The Swiss National Bank set negative interest rates on Thursday on sight deposits to stem inflows of capital by investors seeking a safe haven for the current turmoil around the Ukraine crisis, Russian rouble rout and the falling oil price.<p>The negative interest rates – on short deposits and not on …