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A red deer stag roars in the early morning fog of London's Richmond the season of (fall) love nears..

This master of disguise is from a great series of travel photos from National Geographic >

National Geographic Travel

Video: Facts That Will Make You Want To Travel

In case any of us need another excuse to travel (Yeah, right!) Buzz Feed has just the thing in the video below. They present a list of interesting …


The Simple Yet Effective Not-So Secret Strategy For Motivation

Are you waiting for a sign?<p>The skies to part and a splendid sunrise to stir you?<p>Receiving an unprompted letter in the mail encouraging you to take …


America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.

Seamus Heaney's last words were 'Noli timere', son tells funeral

His voice quavering, the son of Seamus Heaney has told mourners of his father's final words, minutes before his death.<p>At a requiem mass in Dublin, crowded with mourners, Michael Heaney described how the poet and Nobel laureate, who died last week at the age of 74, had chosen Latin for the message …

Ten Glosses

Ten Glosses<p>1 The Marching Season<br>'What bloody man is that?' 'A drum, a drum!'<br>Prepossessed by what I know by heart,<br>I wait for Banquo and Macbeth to come<br>Unbowed, on cue, and scripted from the start.<p>2 The Catechism<br>Q. and A. come back. They 'formed my mind'.<br>'Who is my neighbour?' 'My neighbour is all …


Stop Wildlife Crime: The Series - Elephants (Video 2) | WWF

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Landscape Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure Captures a Lot of Lightning in Utah

Mount Timpanogos, or “Timp” as some would call it, is the second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. It towers over the Orem, Pleasant Grove …

Abandoned House Comes to Life Because of Unlikely Furry Inhabitants

<i>The House in the Woods</i> is a fascinating collection of photographs that show wild animals appropriating an abandoned home as habitat for themselves. …


Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …


A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

We rode for five days over an expanse of sea ice. The horizon was scattered with the memory of winter, and pieces of purple and amber mountains peeked through the eternal white snow. The light descends slowly this time of year and it draws out that delicious final hour of sunset glow upon the …

Arctic Ice

Mindful eating: 5 easy tips to get started

A healthy attitude toward food isn't just about what you eat.<p>From what not to eat when you are pregnant, to the endless lists of the latest must-have …