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18 reasons to visit Argentina – including a secret German village and the world's most beautiful bookshop

Argentina celebrates 201 years of independence today. Here are a few good excuses to visit:<p>1. You can ride with gauchos<p>Argentinian cowboys wear actual chaps, drink Mate tea so bitter it makes you gurn, raise and wrestle cattle, and at night sing folk songs about love and loss. Gauchos traditionally …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

National Parks

Ireland Is The Prettiest Country In Europe, Just FYI

What luck! 🍀🌊<p>For adventurous travelers, Ireland is the ultimate playground. This blazing-green country is home to not only historic castles, quaint cobblestone streets and charming medieval towns, but also a robust national park system that boasts -- among other things -- one heck of a road trip …

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

Three dead as storms hit Australian state

Three people die as "once-in-a-decade" storm hits the Australian state of New South Wales, leaving flooded towns without power or phone communication<p>Wild storms and heavy winds have battered <b>Australia</b>’s east coast and left three people dead, as homes were washed away and a 2,500-person cruise liner …

Australia

Indian minister says 2,000 girls 'killed' every day | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are “killed” every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country’s minister for women and child development said.<p>A girl lies in a hammock at a slum area in New Delhi April 12, 2015. …

Costa Rica’s top five marine adventures

Costa Rica’s thriving forests and abundant wildlife have made it a premier destination for eco-travelers, but the country’s lesser-known offshore environments teem with life and have just as much to set the spine tingling. Sadly, in recent years these underwater habitats have been tainted by …

Montana -- Slowing Down for Nature

Blue sky. Vast horizon. Expansive forefront. Limitless frontier.<p>Montana -- truly breathtaking -- as we all know nature can be.<p>I recently visited this state, otherwise known as the "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State." I found myself lost in the endless miles of clear sky and white clouds of …

Ohio girl, 11, charged with murdering 2-month-old

An 11-year-old girl in Ohio has been charged with murder in the death of a 2-month-old girl, according to the Wickliffe Police Department.<p>Police responded to a call about an unresponsive baby around 3:45 a.m. Eastern time Friday in Wickliffe, which is about 17 miles northeast of Cleveland, said …

Police detain five teenagers suspected of destroying 300 Jewish graves in France

Teenagers detained in eastern France as prosecutor says adolescents deny anti-Semitism motive<p>Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of <b>vandalising hundreds of Jewish graves</b> in eastern <b>France</b> – an act that spurred the government to urge French Jews not to leave the country.<p>The boys are aged …

Bizarre Martian Plumes Discovered by Amateur Astronomers

Amateur astronomers have spotted two clouds rising from the Martian surface, and nobody knows how they can exist.<p>An international network of amateur astronomers has spotted what looks like two plumes, or slender, cloudy projections, extending from the surface of Mars, and their professional …

Astronomy

African coalition prepares for Boko Haram offensive

Niger, Chad, and Cameroon are seeking to undermine Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria ahead of a ground-and-air offensive by a regional taskforce due to start from the end of next month, a senior Niger military official said.<p>Military chiefs will meet in the Chadian capital N'Djamena next week to …

Boko Haram

Indian workers awarded millions after US firm found guilty of trafficking

A New Orleans jury on Wednesday awarded $14m to five Indian men who were lured to the United States and forced to work under inhumane conditions after Hurricane Katrina by a ship repair firm and its codefendants.<p>After a four-week trial, the US District Court jury ruled that Alabama-based Signal …

Corruption

22 American Foods You've Never Had

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>Hopefully we're all familiar, by now, with Chicago-style deep-dish pizza. It's supposedly a regional food, but that's a difficult designation to stand by when there's a Pizzeria Uno franchise in about half of the states in the country (and three in Puerto Rico!). It's become an</i> …

Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, turns fury on Cameroonian civilians

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and razing mosques and churches after warning Nigeria's neighbours not to join the battle against the Islamic insurgent group.<p>France's President warned that the world was not doing …

Japanese Army Builds Gigantic Star Wars Snow Sculpture

May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star Wars snow sculpture was created by Japan's army troopers, or the 11th Brigade of the Ground …

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive to one of …

Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest

At least seven people were killed and several others seriously wounded Tuesday when their bus was struck by a gasoline bomb in the deadliest attack in weeks of spiraling political violence in Bangladesh.<p>The assault brought the death toll from the monthlong unrest to 54 people, nearly half of whom …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the …

Wildlife

Lindsey Vonn: Back to the Top of the Mountain

After Two Major Knee Operations, History’s Finest Female Skier May Be Better Than Ever<p>Beaver Creek, Colo.<p>Here is the scariest thing about Lindsey Vonn, history’s most decorated female skier: After two major operations to rebuild her right knee over the past two years, she may be a better skier than …

Skiing

How Traveling Helps You Succeed in Business

There are wide discrepancies among studies, but one thing is certain: More startups fail than succeed. Are you starting a business? Do you want to increase your odds of making it? Here's my simple advice: Travel.<p>Before you dismiss this idea, let me explain, because travel can contribute to business …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

Zoology

The world’s most beautiful markets

Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best.<p>When it comes to fresh food, there has long been a dividing line between Britain, the United States – or English-speaking countries – and much …

This Colorado Town Is Its Own Winter Wonderland

Sure, skiing is a fun winter pasttime, especially in Colorado, but there's something so simple and easy about ice skating. Especially at the magical Beaver Creek Ice Rink (also known as the Leon Black Family Ice Rink), right in the center of town. Beaver Creek is one of Colorado's coziest ski …