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10 tips for writing travel articles

1: Have a clear storyline<p>A trip is not a story in itself, it’s just a series of events. Some of these events will be interesting (you made it up …

How to Take Amazing Night Photos

Impress your Instagram followers with stunning starry night photos.<p>Want to fill these long, winter nights with an activity that isn't binge-watching …

This Is What It Looks Like When Galaxies Collide

A spectacular new Hubble photo captures the event.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has been responsible for some pretty spectacular photos since it was launched into space 25 years ago, but a new image (above) of a celestial object astronomers call NGC 3597 is definitely one of its standouts.<p>NGC 3597 is …

Dimming star remains mystery, but it's likely not caused by comets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Remember that space anomaly of the dimming star that had everyone crying "aliens"? Well, it's still as mysterious as ever.<p>Theories surrounding the star system KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby's Star, ranged from comets to an "alien megastructure" after the online astronomy crowdsourcing …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

Japan

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

New Telescope to Take First-Ever Black Hole Photo

A group of astronomers are meeting this week to plan out an ambitious and unprecedented project — capturing the first-ever image of a black hole.<p>The …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Best of November 2015

Travel Photography

How to Get Good Photographs in Overcast Conditions

For those of us that don’t inhabit tropical or sub tropical climes, overcast days are more often the rule rather than the exception. At first glance …

Landscape Photography

What I Was Doing While Everyone Was Off Getting Engaged, Married, And Having Kids

I am not a slut in the United States of America. I have rarely had a fewer- than-four-night stand in the Land of the Free. I don’t kiss married men …

Here's Why Norway Is Your Ultimate Nature Vacation Spot

Frozen and fabulous.<p>It's time to plan an adventurous, nature-filled getaway. Hooray!<p>But before you choose somewhere sunny and sandy -- and don't get us wrong, there's no harm in that -- consider the mystical land of Norway. It's quite possibly the most stunningly epic place on Earth:<p>You probably …

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (21 Nov 2016)

<b>Top picks</b><p>From me at the Atlantic<p>Health Experts Are Explaining Drug-Resistant Bacteria Poorly<br>• Do Organisms Become More Evolvable in Times of Stress?<br>• How Fairness Develops in Kids Around the World<br>• The World’s Most Popular Insecticides Are Messing With Bees<br>• The Algorithm That Creates Diets That Work for …

A Low-Maintenance Hairstyle That's Flattering on EVERYONE Actually Exists

Just in time for summer!<p>It's no wonder so many celebrities—from Emma Stone to Kim Kardashian—are sporting this collarbone-grazing style. Here are five good reasons you'll want to ask your stylist to chop your locks to this universally flattering length.<p><b>1. It's Versatile</b>Named after the delicate body …

Hair

9 Breakfast Pizzas That Make Any Morning Way Better

Cold pizza in the morning is hard to beat. After all, that tasty pizza you ordered last night isn’t going to finish itself. But some versions (meat …

Advanced alien civilizations possible in 50 galaxies

After scouring 100,000 galaxies, scientists say that 50 are emitting unusally high levels of radiation which could hint at alien civilizations<p>Advanced alien life is possible in 50 galaxies, astronomers have said, after finding they are emitting unusually high levels of radiation.<p>A team of …

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Travel

Meet Darcilio Lima, The Obscure Brazilian Artist Who Helped Shape Surrealism

Darcilio Lima had his first art show at 10 years old. He was a crucial player in Rio's hedonistic underground art scene in the 1960s. He spent a significant period of time in the 1970s in Paris, sleeping in a graveyard. Like any legit surrealist, he was friends with Salvador Dali. And, yet, the …

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light …

Lake Michigan

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

Britain’s 10 unmissable stops

Few places pack so much variety into such a tiny space as Britain. The cities tempt with top-class shops and restaurants, and some of the world’s finest museums, while cutting-edge clubs and world-famous theatres provide endless nights to remember. Next day, you’re deep in the countryside, high in …

How Did You Save Money on Your Wedding?

The price of a wedding can be painful. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to cut costs on everything from food to entertainment. If you saved …

Sun and Moon Align to Create Stunning Two-Faced Ice Halo

It looks like the sky of an alien world, or a portent for the coming apocalypse, but this photo is actually a day and night composite—two images …

Astronomy

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

<b>THE CARINA NEBULA</b><p>One of the largest regions of star-birth in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula is made up of vast towers of cool hydrogen that are laced with dust and which are rising from the nebula’s wall. This strikingly beautiful image of stellar creation, taken in 2010, reveals the head of a …

Cosmology

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Terrific Tea

Tea is only second to water when it comes to beverage popularity—so popular that it's consumed as much as coffee, soft drinks, and alcohol <i>combined</i>. …