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The Man Who Captured Time

Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.<p>The first humans who put paint on stone drew deer, buffalo, horses. They drew all the beasts man knew, and they painted them running.<p>It started …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic …

From highway to high waves: five offbeat coastal road trips

California's Big Sur and Australia's Great Ocean Road may get all the headlines when it comes to coastal driving but they're not the only places where you can lose yourself in spectacular scenery, glowing sunsets and glistening surf.<p>The following routes are equally impressive and also offer quirky …

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Street Art

This Time-Lapse Shows the Passing of a Day on Earth From 22,000 Miles Away

Since late 2014, Japan’s Himawari 8 weather satellite has been in stationary orbit above New Guinea, 22,000 miles out (Earth’s average diameter is …

Time-lapse Photography

Affordable last-minute family vacations for Australia's winter school holidays

The winter school holidays are fast approaching, but it’s still not too late to book in a last-minute break. There are many places to escape the cold weather in the north, or to fully embrace it up in the mountains or the countryside. The cooler weather offers a chance to discover some hidden …

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

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A short break in Essaouira, Morocco

Essaouira (‘essa-weera’), a port on the Atlantic coast between Agadir and Casablanca, 160km west of Marrakech, is Morocco at its most relaxed. It’s …

Inside the Langham's £24,000-a-night Sterling Suite

The largest hotel suite in London, the Langham's new Sterling Suite is ready to offer a superlative stay<p>Newly opened this month, the Sterling Suite at London's Langham hotel is a record-breaker. At 4,844sq ft (450sq metres), this six-bedroom residence is now the largest hotel suite in London. …

Little Kids Learn The Same Way Pigeons Do

We often point to language as evidence of our species' superiority. But the way humans <i>learn</i> language may not be so foreign to other animals, after all.<p>A new study has found that the lowly pigeon may provide insight into how young children acquire language. Researchers at the University of Iowa …

University of Iowa

January 2015

Western China and Tibet Private Expedition

Expedition Overview<p>Explore three UNESCO World Heritage sites with private guides: old town Lijiang, the Potala Palace, and the natural wonders of the …

Tibet

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Caffeine is actually slowing you down

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Travis here.</i><p>This week’s tip for improving your performance is the most simple and straightforward method I’ve provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to …

Human Organs Formed with Wild Plant Arrangements

<b>Lungs</b><p>UK-based, Guatemalan-born artist Camila Carlow was not deterred by the complexity of the human body when she was developing her series <i>Eye Heart Spleen</i>. For the project, she transformed a handful of normally grotesque, bloody organs into an array of greenery and beautiful blossoms.<p>Carlow …

Photographer Travels 4,000 Miles Around Iceland for Time-Lapse Adventure

Photographer Eric Hines has always wanted to travel to Iceland. So naturally, when the opportunity came up, he jumped at it. Seventeen days, four …

Exploring Cotonou, Benin (Africa) with Timelapse Photography

Thanks to modern technology, anyone anywhere can get a glimpse of life in other parts of the world. Pictures and movies help us daydream about what …

Mars Rover Curiosity's 10 Greatest Hits

The rover landed on Mars a year ago today. Happy Mars-iversary, Curiosity! You've been busy.<p>Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet one year ago today, so we here at <i>Popular Science</i> figured we'd take a look back at the journey. It's not an easy trip to summarize, since Curiosity marked a <i>ton</i> of …

Intense Acrylic Storm Paintings Portray the Power of Nature

Texas-based artist Michelle Manley explores the intensity of nature through dramatic acrylic paintings. In her <i>Storm</i> series, she uses earthy color palettes to create landscapes filled with dark clouds swirling together into distant and powerful storms. As the severe weather overtakes the atmosphere, …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

8 Most Beautiful Water Landscapes in the World

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …