Sulaiman Khalid

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Yosemite Valley - Twilight Fog

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which we live our ordinary …

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

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Remembrance Day: The 10 greatest paintings of war

Art

Top 10 bungee jumps in the world

"I still recall my first jump," reminisces New Zealander AJ Hackett, the man who launched commercial bungee jumping 25 years ago today. "I had the most amazing sensation."<p>At the time Hackett was running a struggling ski shop but inspired by British daredevils The Oxford University Dangerous Sports …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

A Labor of Love: 400 Fifth Avenue

Cover image from 400 Fifth Avenue © Evan Joseph<p>New York-based architecture photographer Evan Joseph is known for his dramatic images of cityscapes …

Exploring World's Largest Cave That Was Just Discovered in 2010

Sơn Đoòng cave which directly translates to “Mountain River” is a remarkable cave in Vietnam. Presently the largest known cave in the world, the cave …

Breathtaking Aerial Photography of Some of the Most Scenic Places Around the Globe

Master Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand devoted five years in his project to photograph 6 continents from way above. What that painstaking patience …

National Parks

Sport picture of the day: Stuart Broad in motion

This stunning photo of Stuart Broad in the midst of his run-up during England's final Ashes warm-up in Sydney captures the bowler in full flight. The motion blur extending backwards from the bowler gives the perfect sensation of speed

Jobless claims fall for fifth straight week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits slipped 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the fifth straight decline that shows businesses see little need to cut jobs.<p>The Labor Department said Thursday that the less volatile four-week average fell 5,750 …

Has Being a Young Adult Always Been a Financial Nightmare?

Young people have never had it easy, but they have certainly had it better.<p>Young adulthood has always been financially perilous. But is it more perilous today than in the past? That question has come my way a fair number of times, ever since I shared a bit of new research showing that roughly a …

Iran slows expansion of nuclear programme

Atomic watchdog IAEA says Tehran has installed no new major parts in its heavy water reactor in three months<p>Iran's new government has significantly slowed down expansion of its nuclear programme in an apparent attempt to give more time for negotiations.<p>A report by the International Atomic Energy …

Despite Western Efforts, Afghan Opium Crop Hits Record High

The amount of land under opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is at a record high, the United Nations said in a report released Wednesday.<p>Opium production in 2013, meanwhile, rose 49 percent over 2012, according to the 2013 Afghanistan Opium Survey. The country is the world's No. 1 poppy producer.<p>…

Making of ACA management failure

In the days after HealthCare.gov went live, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough quietly dispatched Jeff Zients, a favorite West Wing fixer, to assess the operation and report back.<p>When Zients did, President Barack Obama learned the project was in worse shape than suspected — riddled with …