Rob Ruthart

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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 …

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>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.

New Zealand ahead in battle to be the world's best country

The voting is open for Telegraph Travel's annual awards, which recognises the best destinations, travel companies and airlines around the world.<p>The US was named world's best country in 2011 Photo: Fotolia/AP<p>There are 14 categories in all, each voted for by readers, but perhaps the most prestigious …

Florida's Pristine Parks: Everglades National Park

Get more out of your Everglades National Park visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>Spanning 1.5 million acres of freshwater and coastal prairie, marsh, mangroves, pine and cypress woods, and the waters and islands of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park contains the …

Destinations that are so magical, they hardly seem real

These seven dreamy destinations make you feel like you’ve stepped straight into a magical fairy tale world.<p>Where to go to escape the stresses of life, the bustle of the workweek and the noise of traffic? To find out, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, where users have been sharing their …

European Travel

The 7 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2016

We've got holiday getaways on the brain. But not just any old getaways. We're looking for something out of the ordinary, a place to fuel our passion for travel but that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Mexican beach hardly anyone has discovered to the Mediterranean city that's …

Flying

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Caddo Lake, Texas<p>Lake Powell, Utah<p>Lake McDonald, Montana<p>Diablo Lake, Washington<p>Lake Clark, Alaska

Hey Air Travelers, Here's How to Make Coach Feel Like First

Air travel can be a humiliating, dehumanizing and even torturous experience -- at least according to my e-mail inbox.<p>I hear often from readers like Sue McDonough, who contacted me after flying from Calgary to Washington on United Airlines recently.<p>"After changing planes in Chicago, we boarded a …

Drug “Sniffing” Bees Could Make Airport Security Dogs Obsolete

Scientists are abuzz with excitement after new research suggests dogs may not necessarily be the most effective animal drug detectors when it comes …

Honey Bees

10 Mind-Bending Facts About Sea Stars

Familiar yet undeniably alien, starfish are bizarre creatures that inhabit a wide range of ocean environments. Their appearance frequently matches …

There are goldfish the size of dinner plates turning up in Alberta, biologists say

EDMONTON – The discovery of dinner plate-sized goldfish and the ongoing threat of a zebra mussel infestation has the Alberta government ramping up …

Mussels

10 deadliest animals around the world (With Pictures)

<b>Deadliest animals around the world</b>: Danger and especially dangerous creatures fascinate us. We are constantly efforts to make a better and safer life …

From Blobfish to 'Adorable' Octopus: 9 Animals with Perfect Names

"Adorable" probably isn't the first adjective you'd use to describe an octopus. But then again, maybe you've never met a tiny octopus with big, beady …

Soon, Your Sex Doll Will Have An Intelligent Conversation With You

Stop trying to get Siri to talk dirty and get ready for sex dolls with an artificially naughty mind.<p>In 2013, we reported that robot handjobs would be our future.<p>We were wrong.<p>That's because a deep, interpersonal connection during intimate moments adds a lot of value to a sexual experience. But the …

Harmless Caterpillar Mimics Menacing Snake Head to Fool Predators

Meet the Dynastor darius darius, a harmless caterpillar with astounding survival skills. In order to avoid being attacked by predators during its …

Perfume saleswoman bottles dead relatives' body odour to keep their memory alive

Katia Apalategui's mother held on to her late husband's pillowcase to keep the precious smell of the man she loved<p>A French company has come up with a novel way to keep people close to their departed loved ones by bottling their unique scent as a perfume.<p>Like many struggling to get over the death of …

Hipsters really are using typewriters in public places - Telegraph

Limbo Champ Reaches New Low By Limboing Under SUV (VIDEO)

Shemika Charles has done some lowdown things in her life.<p>Maybe "down low" is a better way to put it, since the 22-year-old is a world champion limbo dancer.<p>Charles, of Buffalo, New York, has held the Guinness World Record for "lowest limbo" for a female since Sept. 16, 2010, when she limboed 8.5 …

Las Vegas

Rare Condition Gives Cat Creepy Alien Eyes

Matilda the cat is well on her way to becoming an internet sensation, thanks to her large, glassy, ‘alien’ eyes. Her mysterious appearance has earned …

Man Robs Bank Using Sex Toy Disguised As Bomb, Police Say

A Pennsylvania man accused of using a bomb to rob a bank Monday afternoon says his weapon of choice was actually just a vibrator wrapped in duct tape.<p>Aaron Stein, 35, allegedly robbed a PNC Bank in Crafton by telling employees he was carrying an explosive device.<p>“He stated he had a bomb, showed the …

Judiciary

City Bans Kangaroos As Service Animals After McDonald's Incident

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Officials have changed a southeastern Wisconsin city's rules on service animals after a woman took a baby kangaroo into a McDonald's restaurant.<p>The Beaver Dam Daily Citizen (http://bit.ly/1Sn06vL ) reports the city's Common Council voted 14-0 Monday night to define a service …

McDonald's

Sex Organ Beauty Pageants Bulging Out All Over (NSFW)

Beauty contests once focused on the whole package. Now some are just focused on the package -- literally.<p>On Saturday, the Brooklyn-based Kings County Saloon held its 3rd Annual Smallest Penis Contest.<p>In addition, Autoblow, a company that makes a machine designed to perform artificial blowjobs, is …

Rare Vietnamese Chicken Breed Has the Weirdest Legs You’ve Ever Seen

You might find its freakishly butch legs rather repulsive, but believe it or not, the Dong Tao chicken is incredibly popular in Vietnam. Once …

Woman carrying cocaine in breast implants arrested at Colombia airport

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A Honduran woman carrying 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) of liquid cocaine in her breast implants was arrested at the airport in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Friday, police said.<p>Paola Deyanira Sabillon, 22, was attempting to travel to Spain when her apparent nervousness aroused suspicion in …

Airport Security

Video of corgi startled after realising rock is a turtle is online hit

Nonchalant corgi gives a startled yelp after realising what appears to be a rock is actually a stationary turtle<p>Footage of a corgi being startled by a turtle it thought was a rock has gone viral.<p>The video, originally shared by YouTube user TurboMuffin, shows a corgi relaxing in a back …

Goat beauty contest held in Lithuanian village

Watch as the village of Ramygala in Lithuania holds its annual goat beauty contest<p>The <b>Lithuanian</b> village of Ramygala has held its annual <b>goat</b> beauty contest to crown the most glamorous goat.<p>The goat has been a symbol of the village since the 16th century, with the competition still a valued tradition …

How to turn an egg inside out and other kitchen hacks with eggs

As a Japanese chef's recipe for "inside out eggs" goes viral, we round up the best eggy cooking hacks. You'll never look at an omelette in the same way again<p>Seventeen years after Delia Smith taught Britain how to boil an egg, there's a new maestro in town, and he's turning traditional cooking …

Watch the ESA launch its reusable spaceplane (update: success!)

The European Space Agency (ESA) does a fine job of launching rockets into orbit (usually), but is more clueless than its US and Russian counterparts about how to bring them back safely. That lack of <i>savoir-faire</i> is the reason the launch of the IXV experimental spaceplane schedule for 8AM ET today. …

Robot dog 'Spot' shows off agility – video

Google subsidiary Boston Dynamics reveals its new robot dog named Spot. The four-legged robot has an electric motor and is agile enough to walk, run and stay upright when kicked. Spot was designed for search and rescue missions and can navigate various outdoor terrains. Boston Dynamics was bought …