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Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

The Leave No Trace Seven Principles | Leave No Trace

• Know the regulations and special concerns for the area you'll visit.<br>• Prepare for extreme weather, hazards, and emergencies.<br>• Schedule your trip to avoid …

Camping

Arches National Park in 4 Hours or Less

<b>Arches National Park</b> (located in southeast Utah) is great for families. You can actually see a lot of its splendor right from the car. But getting …

National Geographic Travel

How to: Turn Your Car Into a Camper

Earlier this year, I was awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to spend four months driving around the United States documenting nocturnal culture with my partner and collaborator, Kevin Weidner (who helped me write this piece), and our two dogs (check out my piece on late-night …

40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects

Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!<p>1. Utensil …

Crafting

15 Dreamy Ideas for Outdoor Dining

Few things beat the loveliness of a warm summer night, where you can dine under the sun and stars without a care in the world. Fire up those citronella candles, bring a layer for when it gets breezy, and sit back as we take you through 15 inspiring ideas for dining al fresco.<p>1. Bright Prints and …

Lifestyle