Sergio Andrade

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Cheap places to stay in Portugal: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Fonte da Estrela<p>A thatched lime-walled Pixie Hut and two self-catering artistic wood cabins on lush mountain site walking distance from …

Iceland’s feisty capital of the north

Nestled at the head of the country’s longest fjord, Akureyri’s gourmet restaurants, unique art galleries and late-night bustle set it apart from other towns in rural Iceland.<p>Over the last few years, Iceland has been carving itself a niche in the collective global conscience, thanks to plane-halting …

European Travel

Innocent Disney Princesses Reveal Their Dark Sides

In this mixed media artwork by street artist Herr Nilsson, a variety of Disney princesses reveal their true gritty side. In much of Nilsson's work, he depicts cute little characters who are disturbingly comfortable with the nasty realities of the cruel world. In continuation of that theme, Nilsson …

Walt Disney Company

What is wrong with Islam today? | UK

Is there really a problem with Islam today? Critics see Muslim women as downtrodden and sectarian conflict dominates the headlines, but for many Muslims this is a gross misrepresentation.<p>In this episode of <i>Head to Head</i> at the Oxford Union, Mehdi Hasan challenges controversial Canadian author Irshad …

Shake it!

The Great Barrier Reef we stand to lose – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/19/great-barrier-reef-in-pictures<p>720<p>As the UN pressures Australia to better protect the reef, …

What an Atomic Bomb Explosion Looks Like from Above and Below

On November 5, 1951, a 31 kiloton atomic bomb was dropped in the Nevada Test Site from a B-45 Tornado bomber. A camera in the air was documenting the …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

The World’s Most Iconic Lighthouses

Source: Messer Smith<p>Madang Lighthouse, Papua New Guinea<p>Source: Peace On Earth<p>Also known as the Coastwatchers’ Memorial, this imposing lighthouse was …

The Villager

Gorgeous Night

Bridge from Another World

Venice, Italy

Sunset at U-bein Bridge (Myanmar)

Yi Peng Festival

Naked mole-rat gives cancer clues

<b>A rodent that never gets cancer could hold the key to preventing or treating malignant tumours, say scientists.</b><p>Lab studies show the skin cells of the naked mole-rat are high in a natural sugary substance that stops tumours developing.<p>The findings could lead to new human cancer therapies in the long …

Cancer

Early Mars atmosphere 'oxygen-rich' before Earth's

<b>Mars' atmosphere could have been rich in oxygen four billion years ago - well before Earth's air became augmented with the gas.</b><p>That is the suggestion put forward by the author of a study in Nature journal, which outlines an explanation for differences between Mars meteorites and rocks examined by a …

Earth Science

Violent protests mar Brazil-Mexico match in Fortaleza

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/988000/988088_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534517839_1a59b9553b9f00cc99352c04806e478e<p><b>Brazilian police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse some protesters in the city of Fortaleza, as unrest continues across the country.</b><p>At …

Brazil

Sesame Street: Lost Elephant | Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures

The Icon: Sydney Opera House

The billowing Sydney Opera House was a gamble when it started. Literally.<p>Costs were estimated at $7 million, but the building’s final price tag came to $102 million, with the money coming mostly from the State Lottery. And the punters who paid for it had to wait to hear the fat lady sing — the …

Did Comets Kick-Start Life On Earth?

A thought-provoking new study is bolstering the notion that comets raining down on Earth billions of years ago may have seeded our young planet with the organic building blocks of life.<p>Through powerful computer simulations of comet impacts of various sizes, astronomers have found that it is …

Study Says E-mail Increases Stress Levels

Have you been feeling a bit stressed out lately? According to a soon-to-be-released research study conducted by Loughborough University in the U.K., …

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10 Fascinating Train Routes Across The World

The history of rail transport dates back nearly 500 years. Many railroads that passes through wonderful landscapes have until recently been a popular …

Dinosaur Eggs Are Missing Link In Egg Evolution

Recently discovered dinosaur eggs are helping researchers fill in missing gaps in the evolution of eggs.<p><b>Studying dinosaur eggs is a lot like a big, frustrating Easter egg hunt: The eggs are rare, fragile—rainwater is acidic enough to dissolve some egg fossils—and it can be difficult to identify</b> …

Iconic Greece: Thessaloniki

Icons are, for the uninitiated (that means most of us), an encounter with the unknown: religious paintings on wooden panels of great antiquity. For others, they take on great spiritual significance. And there’s no better place to see them than Thessaloniki in northern Greece.<p>This often neglected …