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This Colossal Cave Comes With Its Own Beach (PHOTOS)

Spelunking and sunbathing don't typically go hand-in-hand, but there are exceptions, and they are glorious.<p>In the rainy season, Hang En cave in central Vietnam isn't someplace you'd want to go swimming. The Rao Thuong River, which courses through the cave, surges 300 feet and covers the otherwise …

Extreme Sports

Tsipras declares victory as Greece dodges financial ruin

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s government prepared reform measures on Sunday to secure a financial lifeline from the euro zone, but was attacked for selling “illusions” to voters after failing to keep a promise to extract the country from its international bailout.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras …

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Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, …

3D printed sculptures spin to Fibonacci sequence

John Edmark, a professor of design at Stanford University, has mashed together geometry and art to create these 3D printed kinetic sculptures based …

Sculpture

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

Art

7 retro-inspired iOS games you should’ve been playing yesterday

Every gamer over a certain age has a fondness for the 8- and 16-bit titles they grew up with, so it’s no surprise developers born in the 1980s are now creating nostalgia-infused iOS games harking back to the glory days of the Genesis and S.N.E.S. But which of these should you be playing? …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

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The world’s most beautiful markets

Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best.<p>When it comes to fresh food, there has long been a dividing line between Britain, the United States – or English-speaking countries – and much …

Los Angeles

The Future of HealthTech - Ambulance Drones

In December 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos caused quite a stir with the announcement of his company’s plans to offer 30-minute product deliveries via unmanned aerial vehicles (more commonly referred to as “drones”). Drones have been deployed by the U.S. military since the 1970s, for purposes ranging …

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook May Offer Something Beyond The Like Button

For years, people on Facebook have wanted something more than the Like button to express their feelings about the posts they see on the social network. Despite the clamoring, though, all you see to click on below posts is a thumbs up.<p>That could change before long, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said …