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Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Madonna Practicing Islam? Singer Reveals She's Studying Muslim Holy Text

Madonna made waves in the mid-1990s when she began studying the Kabbalah, a Jewish esoteric tradition that draws from the mystical and prophetic visions described throughout the Torah. Now she's causing uproar with the news that she's begun studying the Koran, the sacred text of Islam, joining …

Mercury Concept Bike Utilizes Aero Gel Within The Body In Order To Float In Water

<b>Mercury concept bike</b> was a project for the brand “Quiksilver” in 2027, the designer was asked to design a vehicle for a brand that hasn’t had any …

The romance of 1920s train travel

Considered one of the most luxurious rail journeys in the world, the Venice Simplon Orient Express takes travellers across Europe – and back in time.

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Beautiful High-Speed Photographs of Ink Mixing with Oil

When it comes to high-speed liquid photography, you’d be hard-pressed to find more than one or two people the world over who can match illustrator …

TripAdvisor: can users be sued for bad reviews?

In April this year, Canadian Laurent Azoulay stayed at the Hotel Quebec, in Quebec City, with his son. He alleged he was bitten by bed bugs and claimed to have recorded video evidence of this, and to have collected bed bugs to show staff.<p>He wrote about his experience in a scathing review on the …

Tennis players in the SI Swimsuit issue

it's the most exciting weekend of the year for tennis fans as the U.S. Open concludes with the women's championship on Saturday and the men's final …

Email Marketing For Mobile App Creators

While this article isn’t heavy on coding and development, you’ll find an assortment of practical suggestions that you can apply to your projects. But …

What Flight Attendants Don't Tell You In The Safety Demo

For regular flyers, it’s all too easy to zone out during the requisite flight attendant safety speech. But have you ever sat back in your cramped …

What to eat at a Dubai iftar

To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai hotels put together lavish daily spreads that include Arabic mezze, Emirati lamb and sticky sweet pastries.<p>To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which starts on 9 July and ends a month later, many Dubai hotels are putting together lavish spreads for a …

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The return of Kashmir

Newfound peace comes to a divided paradise, where life’s pace is set by echoing calls to prayer and the gentle paddling of colourful canoes in glistening Dal Lake.<p>In India, miles of concrete dominate the crowded urban landscape. But in the remote northern region of Kashmir, the summer capital of …

India’s Best Palace Hotels

Overlooking mirror-like lakes and sun-drenched sand dunes, India’s palace hotels will make even the most humble traveler feel like a sultan. From …

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Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

Tanzania’s overlooked coastline

Zanzibar -- the very name brings to mind salty sea breezes that carry the taste of exotic spices. Floating in electric blue waters off the east coast of Tanzania, this island has become synonymous with divine honeymoon hideaways. So wide is the appeal of this beach paradise that few people ever …

Earth and Sky Photo Gallery

See earth and sky images from expansive clouds to beautiful mountains, and buy prints from National Geographic.

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Life in Color: Kaleidoscope

From rainbows and rides to festivals and frogs, get a daily dose of color with this gallery, from our Life in Color series.

An Arctic summer adventure

When the ice starts melting in Svalbard, Norway’s winter wonderland, travellers can explore a slice of the polar circle’s untouched beauty.

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

An Instagram Tribute to Alyssa Miller

Since making her debut in the 2011 SI Swimsuit issue, California girl <b>Alyssa Miller</b> is quickly developing into one of SI's most popular models. …