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Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Archaeology

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

I Traveled to 60 Countries in One Year—Here's Where I'd Recommend

It's a scenario many have dreamed about but never dared turn into reality: Stacie Flinner and her husband, David, ended their lease, put their …

A Rant on Wireless Vacuums

Did I miss the memo stating that all cordless vacuum cleaners must now look as though they’ve just stepped off a gay pride parade float?! They’ve …

The Hip-to-be-Square Hair Dryer

Inspired by the world renowned street style brand Off-White, the HIFIVE hair dryer is a fashion-forward take on a common appliance. Users will find …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

Republic Wireless announces screenless phone for kids, new smart speaker

Designed for young kids, Relay acts more like a smart walkie-talkie than a smartphone.<p>holiday gifts<p>We've assembled hundreds of our favorite gadgets, …

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park

Trek through the rainforest, along the shoreline, and atop towering peaks.<p>Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for "bad" weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 feet of annual rainfall in the Olympic Mountains yields an intensely lush …

Undulating green-roofed resort gets green light for coastal Turkey town

A new health and wellness resort planned for a Turkish coastal town appears to lift out of the ground into a series of rolling hills. Designed by …

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

Adventure<p>These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new …

Hiking

This Spiraling Treetop Tower Offers Breathtaking Views of a Danish Forest

Denmark-based design firm EFFEKT, unveils plans for a spiraling observation tower that is currently being built south of Copenhagen.<p>Aimed to offer …

Go Forth: A Massive LEGO Center Now Exists in Denmark

Designed by BIG and COWI, LEGO house expresses the building process as pure fun<p>Core77 isn't an architecture blog by nature, but certain structures do …

These Destinations Aren’t on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

10 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions Around the World

As a traveler, few things are more annoying than filling your bucket list with destinations that look divine on your Instagram feed, only to arrive …

The 10 Best Cities to Live In Around the World (2016)

The 10 Best Cities to Live In (2016)<p>In establishing our 2016 ranking of most livable cities, we focused on the concerns at Metropolis’s core—housing, …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

National Parks

Redchurch Street: A Guide to London’s Six-Block Design Haven

The next time you’re in London—whether you have an hour to kill or a leisurely afternoon—make your way east to Redchurch Street. This .2-mile stretch in Shoreditch is a design lover’s (and efficient traveler’s) dream come true, with some of the city’s coolest stores, restaurants, and cafés—even a …

Design

How to Do High-Impact Skylights

A freestanding Antonio Lupi tub defines the updated master bath, which also features an open-plan layout and a skylight...<p>Zoe and Jake horse around in their parents’ new master bedroom.<p>The living room is further lit by three protruding skylights angled to catch morning and afternoon light.<p>The …

Brilliant: Top Ten Yorkshire Experiences

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>From the North York Moors to the wild east coast of northern England, <b>Yorkshire</b> offers some of the most dramatic landscapes in the British Isles.<p>Here are the top 10 things to experience in this historic county:<p><b>Vamp It Up:</b> Climb the 199 steps to <b>St. Mary’s Church</b>, above Whitby, …

Ireland

Kanpai! The Five Best 12 Year Old Japanese Whiskies

Last week hummus and yoga were “in”, and while they’re not out yet, there’s a new top dog in Popularville: Japanese Whisky. Notice the spelling — …

Central America's Most Adventure-Packed Locations

The seven small countries wedged between Mexico and Colombia boast the world's greatest density of adventure per square mile. Our scouts explored Central America's reefs, jungles, and beaches, and came back with the knowledge you need for your own expedition.<p>El Salvador<p>Pupusas and Point Breaks<p>When …

Portland, Oregon: Great Day Trips for Nature-Lovers

People flock to Portland, Oregon, for the foodie scene and creative culture. But the city’s proximity to an endless bounty of wild and rural destinations makes for some award-winning, wheels-required day trips. Here are 15 of our favorites.<p>Kiwa Trail<p>Bonneville Dam<p>Oregon Wine Country<p>Astoria<p>Deschutes …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

A Must-Stay-and-Experience: La Mamounia Hotel and Spa, Marrakech, Morocco

I must admit, <b>La Mamounia</b> is truly one of the most exquisite hotels I have ever been to and experienced. With its alluring Hispano-Moresque architecture, the setting is intimate, and yet it’s a very grand hotel. The environment is regal—every detail, small to large—and the interior design is so …

Falling for Zion: Hiking Russell Gulch to the Subway

<i>See all our guide to the world’s best hikes and trails.</i><p>Utah’s Zion National Park is a place of immensity; huge sandstone walls tower far above the valley floor, the sheer magnitude is unreal. Alas, tourists and tour buses are the most common sight to be seen here, yet there are places void of this …

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