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The Fate of Forest Elephants: Andrea Turkalo Shares Her Experiences, Insights—and Concerns

Wildlife<p>Elephants at the Dzanga Bai. (Photograph courtesy Andrea Turkalo)<p><b>Andrea Turkalo is Associate Conservation Scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and cofounder of Cornell University’s</b> <b>The Elephant Listening Project</b> <b>at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, in Ithaca, New York.</b><p>Turkalo is …

Road Trip: Pirate Route, Jamaica

Once the home of pirates galore, today's treasures of Port Royal, Jamaica, are historic and scenic delights.<p>Located below the eastern end of Cuba, in the heart of the Spanish Main, Jamaica was the perfect base for pirates intent on plundering Spain's New World treasure ships as they sailed the high …

Caribbean

5 Reasons to Visit D.C. Now

Despite its incredible museums, patriotism-inspiring attractions, and innovative urban layout, cutting-edge urbanites tend to mock Washington, D.C.‘s …

The Arts

These Are The Craziest Places In The World Where You Can Get A Drink

If you've grown tired of all the establishments within a five-mile radius of your house, know that the world is bursting with weird, creepy, and mind-blowing spots for you to enjoy a spot of tea -- or delicious libations.<p><i>You can have a drink...</i><p><b>With geeks of every stripe.</b><p><b>Where: Paris, France</b><p>La …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in January

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in January:</b><p>Celebrate the coming of a new year <i>and</i> the oldest folk festival in the U.S. at the <b>Philadelphia</b> <b>Mummers Parade</b> (January 1). Local clubs take to the streets to compete in one of …

The Most Spectacular Views Are High Above The Clouds

There is high… and then there’s sky-high.<p>While airplane window seats give us spectacular views from above, there are places in the world that <i>don't</i> require the hassle of airport security, blowing lots of money, or even boarding a plane.<p>Weather permitting, you can (literally!) stand above the</b> …

Temple in the Trees

Better by Design CEO Summit 2013: Trey Ratcliff – Disruption through Visual Design<p>Below is a talk that I recently gave up in Auckland at the Better …

Off the Edge at Midnight

Ewan McGregor: Tested to the limits in Honduras

In this classic from the BBC archive, survival expert Ray Mears takes the Hollywood actor on the ultimate jungle adventure in search of a lost civilization.<p>In this classic from the BBC archive, Ray Mears takes Hollywood movie star Ewan McGregor in search of the ultimate adventure through the dense …

Ewan McGregor

Moody Moscow

Travel Photography

Your Weekly Travel Zen: The Best Travel Photos Of 2013

Each week, we feature travel photos taken by readers around the world. For our final Travel Zen of 2013, we asked our readers to send us their favorite photos from their travels this year.<p>This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Priscilla Lopez. Her photo, taken atop Mt. Fuji, embodies our …

10 Bucket-List Places You'll Almost Definitely Never Get To See

To a traveler, nothing feels worse than being told there's an awesome place you've <i>got</i> to see... but that you can't go visit it.<p>We hate to say it, but these 10 spots--mysterious, abandoned, tropical and top-secret--will probably remain forever unchecked on your bucket list.<p><b>Poveglia, Italy</b><p>This is …

Colorado Readies for Pot Tourism After Legal Sales Start on January 1

A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary.<p>Two floors of pot-growing rooms will have windows …

Europeans with Alzheimer's Seek More Affordable Personal Care Abroad

Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade of water with their caregivers, in …

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22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

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Bruce Springsteen's New Album Accidentally Released and Removed

Amazon briefly makes 'High Hopes' MP3 tracks available ahead of January 14th due date<p>Fans eagerly awaiting Bruce Springsteen's new album were in for …

Jong-ga Dining at Jeonju's Hakindang House

In a city like Seoul, where construction is ever-present and technological trends fade as fast as they are created, traditional culture and history remain obscured by modernity. On the contrary, Jeonju, a small city just a few hours' drive south of the nation's capital, is a treasure trove of …

Atlantic City Has One Year to Prove Itself to New Jersey Governor Christie

The new year is a crucial one for Atlantic City’s future, and 2014 won’t start auspiciously.<p>This is the fourth year of a five-year grace period New …

Lords of Acid

9 Useful Tips To Organize Your Pantry

In not every house there’s a pantry but if you have one, it’s very comfy. Here are some tips for pantry organization.<br>1. Use a variety of different …

Abita Purple Haze Beer Beignets recipe

As if beignets couldn't get more Louisiana, Chef Rusty Hamlin sprinkles a bit of local Abita Purple Haze into his recipe for the sugar-dusted fried …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …