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15 of the best natural bridges around the world | CNN Travel

These Are The Most Overrated Vacation Destinations, According To HuffPost Readers

Strong opinions emerge when the topic of overrated travel destinations comes up.<p>Conversations can get so heated that on Thursday, we asked the followers of the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook Page to finish the following sentence:<p>The most overrated place I've ever vacationed is ____________.<p>The post …

10 Reasons to Spend August in Phoenix

Ever wonder what 114 degrees feels like? Phoenicians can tell you -- in fact, they just felt it the other day. Yep, August in the Valley of the Sun is, well, sunny. At a certain point, all the dryness in the world can't distract from this kind of heat.<p>Here's the thing, though. Summer in Arizona can …

24 Reasons Sweden Is The Most Delightful Country On Earth

I just got back from eight days in Stockholm.<p>More than the high price of beer, depth of the history, and beauty of the buildings (and people), one trait stood out like lingonberries on a stack of pancakes — the Swedes, with their famously high standard of living, really know how to live.<p>Wonderfully …

10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutting-edge properties. These days, some of the world's most innovatively designed accommodations are popping up in less cosmopolitan places, from a …

5 Things To Avoid When Planning Your Honeymoon

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Kevin Lamb</i><p>Because your lovely new bride was gracious enough to spend the last year planning essential wedding stuff like dessert garnishes and the color of your napkin rings, it's now your turn to plan the honeymoon. Or so you've been told.<p>But even if you're an expert at …

Unforgettable Places to Sleep in National Parks

(Photo: G. Mazerolle/Parks Canada)<p>A cabin floating on a lake. A boutique hotel. A yurt. Around North America, national parks offer incredible scenery, dazzling wildlife, and some truly funky, cool, and surprising places to stay. So leave the tent at home and instead spend your days exploring and …

21 Experiences You Can Only Have In New Jersey

As Lauren Barnett, publisher of Lone Star Publications of Humor, once told The New York Times, "there are more mean-spirited jokes about New Jersey than any other state, even counting Texas."<p>But most people don't realize that, from the museums to the food to the slightly bizarre, Jersey actually …

United States Photos

See photos of the United States (including national parks, the Grand Canyon, Times Square, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Street Photography

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

National Geographic Magazine

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Band of drones can play music better than your average human

You've never heard Strauss performed quite like this. The team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that "have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs." That "fresh" description isn't exactly serious, as each of the three pieces performed date back either multiple …

Stunning Visuals of Isolated Arctic Locations

Images shot by Brit artist Reuben Wu who is based in London give us some gritty images of abject desolation as he shares some surreal landscapes. An …

Violin

7 Life-Affirming Things Grateful People Do

Gratitude has been linked to stress reduction, increased happiness, and better physical and emotional health. Here are some ways to reap those benefits.<p>Dr. Laura Gambrel, professor of psychology at La Salle University, recommends keeping a journal specifically for gratitude, in which you write …

Happiness

19 Signs You Have An Incurable Case Of Wanderlust

There is no heart as restless as the traveler's. Curious explorers live in perpetual pursuit of the next adventure, whether it's merely skipping to the next town over in search of a new place to eat or traversing the globe to climb mountains that they've only seen in magazines.<p>Equipped with …

4 Things You Need to Know About Planks

While improved strength and muscle tone are reason enough to add planks to your workout routine, this move has many other health benefits that often …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

The First Totally Open Source Laptop Is Almost Real

Is your laptop secure? In the age of widespread snooping from the NSA and so many others, do you really know that your machine is safe? Is every part …

4 Dos and Don'ts for Safe Cycling in Death Valley

Visiting Death Valley is a bucket list item for many mountain bikers and travelers. Nowhere else on earth will you find the unique geological features and breathtaking features found in our country's largest National Park. But to really experience Death Valley, you need to get off the highway and …

The 25 best things you can do for your body

1. Meditate<p>Meditation may seem like a passing trend, but the newly-popular practice touts some serious health benefits. <i>Om</i>-ing is optional, but …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Simple & Effective Calf Training

Calves represent quite a dilemma for many when it comes to creating a complete and balanced physique. They are among the most difficult muscles to …

Exercise

Applying to College Is Even More Stressful Than Usual This Year

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With early admissions decisions coming up quickly, high school seniors and colleges that they're …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

Silicon Valley

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Top 10 Tricks for a Healthier, High-Energy Workday

Working at an office can be surprisingly unhealthy. Between sitting all day, eating poorly, and enduring never-ending stress, your office can take a …