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Ratko Mladic found guilty at Bosnian war crimes trial

UN war crimes judges have found former Bosnian Serbian general Ratko Mladic guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide during Bosnia's 1992-1995 …

A day trip from Bangalore to Belum Caves

Belum Caves Travel Guide<b>Not so long ago,</b> I stumbled upon some pictures of this surreal and mysterious place – Belum caves. They were absolutely …

Study finds that kids with ADHD have smaller brain regions

The findings might also provide clues for developing new treatments<p>LONDON — Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual, more evidence that the disorder should be considered a neurological condition, a new study says.<p>The …

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

That nightly indulgence is actually good for you.<p>Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: …

Roman Britain

Britain was a significant addition to the ever-expanding Roman Empire. For decades Rome had been conquering the Mediterranean Sea - defeating …

11 hidden WhatsApp features

Whether you're just starting to use WhatsApp or are a years-long addict, you're probably missing out on a few of these helpful, hidden features.<p>1. Format message text on demand<p>WhatsApp lets you bold, italicize or strike through text on the fly. To do so, you'll need to add a couple of special …

Apps

Could the timing of meals help you lose weight?

More evidence suggests it may not be all about <i>what</i> you eat, but <i>when</i> you eat that will help you control your weight.<p>People who finished eating all their meals by early afternoon had smaller fluctuations in hunger and burned slightly more fat than people who ate throughout the day, a small new study …

Nutrition

What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence

Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.<p>Every four years, a group of U.S. intelligence analysts tries to predict the future. And this year, in a report released just weeks before Donald Trump assumes the presidency, those analysts forecast a massive shift in …

Virtual Tour: SalarJung Museum, Hyderabad

If you are visiting the City of the Nizams, then you simply cannot miss the SalarJung Museum. With 38 galleries spread over 2 floors, the museum is …

Museums

Cite this Article

While vitamins and prescriptions might be high on your travel-packing checklist, getting them ready for airport security screenings should also be a priority. Prescription medications and other things you rely on daily belong in carry-on bags, in case checked bags don’t show up at the destination …

Medicine

View the Void: Inside Black Holes (Photos)

EVENT HORIZON<p>With Einstein once again shaking up our knowledge of the universe, images from NASA and other star watchers of these mysterious …

Yellowstone National Park Photos

Yellowstone National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

Why you're wrong about Dubai

Culture in Dubai? You may well think it's an oxymoron but, believe it or not, there’s a soul deep beneath the glitzy mega malls and sprawling hotels that the UAE’s swaggering metropolis is so famous for.<p>Like Las Vegas, Dubai can appear, on the surface, a playground offering little in the way of …

The Best Ways to Pack a Suit or Dress So It Won't Wrinkle

If you need to travel with a suit or dress packed in a suitcase, you will avoid—or at least minimize—wrinkles and creases using these simple</b> …

Bumping up against a parallel universe

An analysis of the cosmic microwave background revealed bright spots, possible imprints left when an alternate universe bumped ours shortly after the …

Soar Above One of the Most Awe-Inspiring Waterfalls on Earth

TravelVideo<p>Victoria Falls is among the most impressive natural wonders in the world.<p>TravelVideo<p>This legendary waterfall is among the biggest, and most awe-inspiring, on the planet.<p>The Zambezi River is more than 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) wide when it cascades over the lip of a large basalt plateau …

Stone Age

Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

Earth Science

What Happens As Decades Pass In A Whiskey Barrel?

The science of how a spirit gets better over time<p>When The Glenlivet’s 50-year-old single malt scotch whisky was freshly distilled in 1964, the new spirit would have been perfectly clear in color and have tasted cereal-rich and slightly smoky from the smoked malted barley from which it’s made; …

'Toss the bag' and other games airport staff play with your luggage

As an airline issued an apology after baggage handlers were filmed playing the game of ‘toss the bag’ at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California, we look at other instances when airport workers were captured on video mistreating travellers' luggage.<p>Two baggage handlers at Riyadh airport …

Fawlty Towers: 20 of Basil's best rants

The hotel that inspired Fawlty Towers is to be demolished, following a decision made today by Torbay Council. To mark its passing we've unearthed 20 of our favourite quotes from the classic programme.<p>1. “I mean, have you seen the people in room six? They've never even sat on chairs before.”<p>2. …

Pictures: Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park encompasses some of the most ruggedly beautiful scenery in the country.

Free Things to Do in Dubai

Find free things to do in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with this guide from National Geographic.<p>With a reputation for over-the-top luxury (to wit: the towering, gold leaf-burnished Burj Al Arab hotel), the flashy emirate may seem out of reach to anyone who isn’t Beyoncé or Jay-Z, but vestiges of …

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to See

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to SeeFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander …

Incredible Contrast Between Two Worlds: The City Vs. Central Park, New York

If you could look South on Central Park West to Columbus Circle, this is the view you might have of New York City and Central Park, which was …

Here's a stunning reminder of what earth looks like from space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a stunning video showing Earth from space.<p>This interesting time-lapse video gives a …

KLM plane lands in strong winds in Amsterdam

<i>This post has partner links that I may receive compensation for at no cost to you. Thank you for supporting my site!</i><p>This video below is pretty crazy. …

26 unbelievable aerial photos of Earth

Have you ever wondered what the planet looks like from above? What it would be like to get a bird’s eye view of sprawling cities, stunning landscapes …

Interesting Photo of the Day: World Trade Center Panorama

If you’re scared of heights, this is one photo that’s bound to induce dizziness. This breathtaking vertigo-inducing image was taken from the top of …

World Trade Center

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …