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Man Who Saved the World From Nuclear Armageddon in 1983 Dies at 77

On September 26, 1983, Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov received a message that five nuclear missiles had been launched by the United States …

Korean Peninsula

17 Stunning Women Who Have Perfected Vintage Style

Vintage girl living in a modern world.

Husband refuses to leave wife’s side when she’s put in isolation for cancer treatment

A teenager has shared a moving picture of her father sitting outside her mother’s room when she was put in isolation after undergoing radiation …

The Indian spy princess who died fighting the Nazis

She was a Muslim. A refugee. A princess. A guerrilla fighter, trained in bomb-making, sabotage and secret communications. But above all, she was a war hero.<p>Noor Inayat Khan was a British agent during World War II. And she made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against fascism.<p>She was “a citizen …

Winston Churchill

Tips For Playing Final Fantasy XV

So you’re joining Noctis and crew for the road trip to end all road trips. Now what kind of food should you bring? And how do you convince them to …

Final Fantasy

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19 famous movies that have been banned around the world

'The Battle of Algiers'<p><i>Rialto Pictures</i><p>A landmark faux-documentary about the Algerian War in the late 1950s and early 1960s against the French …

Paramount Pictures

Brothels, bars and betting shops - last surviving remnant of ancient Rome's Circus Maximus opened to the public after seven year restoration

After seven years of careful excavation and restoration, tourists can now explore the 2,800-year-old remains of the Circus Maximus, once the largest and most impressive monument of ancient Rome.<p>Visitors will be able to climb the worn marble steps which funneled a quarter of a million Roman …

Ancient History

Photographer Recreates Charming Street Portraits with Subjects He Shot 40 Years Ago in England

Chris Porsz is a paramedic and long-time amateur street photographer who came up with an enchanting project: He tracked down the subjects of the …

Dude uses power tools to redesign the iPhone 7, and the result is great

It’s no secret that lots of iPhone fans were somewhat underwhelmed by the iPhone 7‘s same-y design aesthetic, but most of us weren’t so put off that …

IPhone 7

New ‘Alice in Wonderland’ shoe collection is bursting with cute shoes and booties

U.K. footwear brand Irregular Choice has returned to the magical world of Wonderland in its latest collection. The new line of shoes released Friday …

Footwear

Batman cosplayer earns a Guinness World Record for most functional costume ever

I’m going to let you in on a little secret when it comes to Batman cosplay: Most of the costumes you see guys wearing? They’re aren’t exactly …

Gear & Gadgets

The owners of these defiant 'nail houses' in China refuse to give in to developers

But all that new infrastructure and construction requires space, which means residents are sometimes forced to move in order to make room for new projects. Some people refuse to leave their homes, however, often because they consider the compensation they've been offered to be too low.<p>In China, …

The World's Best Streets for People-Watching

Rearrange your next vacation itinerary -- we have something stellar lined up: people-watching. From observing locals to surveying tourists, peeking …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

30-year-old Ashley Yeates is not a hobbit. The Bedford, England, is a design and construction expert that’s much too big to be a hobbit, although …

New York Through the Ages: An Evolution in Photos

See how New York has changed since the 1890s to the present with this nostalgic gallery.Read More

See Myst's spiritual successor in action in Obduction's teaser trailer

The creators of seminal adventure puzzle games <i>Myst</i> and <i>Riven</i> are returning to the genre with a spiritual successor called <i>Obduction</i>. The game is coming to Mac and Windows PC this summer, and is the subject of a new teaser trailer released this week by developer Cyan.<p><i>Obduction</i>'s teaser focuses on the …

Stereotypes

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

Visit Marfa, Mallorca, and Paris -- all without canceling your Seamless order.<p>A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip …

7 Reasons to Visit San Antonio Now

If your memories of <b>San Antonio</b> are limited to a stop at the Alamo and a meal on the River Walk accented by colorful umbrellas and mariachi music, it’s time to visit again.<p>Texas’s second largest city is in the midst of a cultural revival, with the up-and-coming Pearl district leading the charge. …

San Antonio

For Russian Skaters, a Stadium Roof Is a Skatepark

These urban explorers make skate parks wherever they can.<p>The Russian urban explorers from On The Roofs found a sweet spot for local longboarders after scaling Moscow's massive Olympic Stadium. Having climbed some of the highest skyscrapers in Hong Kong, Shenzen, and New York City, Vitaliy Raskolov …

Urban Exploration

Quidditch Pong is a Harry Potter-Inspired Drinking Game

The <i>Unofficial Quidditch Pong Set</i> marries the <i>Harry Potter</i> book series with the popular activity known as beer pong. Its creators were inspired by their love of the Quidditch sport and the favorite party game, and they combined the two into an easy-to-assemble kit. The bundle includes three Quidditch …

Photos of Abandoned Places Found in New York City

For the past few years, photographer Will Ellis has been locating, exploring, and documenting obscure abandoned places in New York City. His images …

Water Mystically Flows from the Peak of this Lush Patagonia Lodge

If you're a fan of fantasy, especially <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, then the Magic Mountain Lodge is the perfect destination for you. It's a 13-room hotel that looks like it could be from Middle-earth! Located in the private Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in northern Chile, this lodge has its visitors enter …

Striking Street Photos Document the Vibrant Culture of NYC in the '70s and '80s

For over 30 years, every since his days as an NYU film student, Robert Herman has roamed the streets of New York City with his camera in hand to photograph the sights and people of his urban home. <i>The New Yorkers</i>, shot from 1978 to 2005 on Kodachrome color film, is his collection of candid photos …

New LEGO Recreations of Banksy's Famous Street Art

“My favorite thing about Banksy's street art, and all of his other work, is how witty and thoughtful it is. He mixes clever humor with serious issues in a perfect balance.” It's been almost a year since photographer Jeff Friesen first came out with his original series <i>Bricksy</i> where he recreates …

Is the sexed-up Power Rangers short making a statement? Why the answer is important

Director Joseph Kahn released a gritty, 14-minute look at an alternate version of the popular Power Rangers characters.<p>The short quickly blew up, and video-sharing site Vimeo briefly featured the video on its front page before suddenly removing it entirely.<p>So what happened, and what does the future …

Power Rangers

Frog Riding on a Beetle's Back is Reminiscent of a Wild West Scene

Using macro photography, Hendy Mp captured a bizarre nature scene unlike any we've observed before. His colorful images feature a tree frog hitching a ride to the back of a giant horned wood-boring beetle. The adventurous frog, looking like a cowboy at a rodeo, managed to stay on top of the insect …

Gritty Snapshots Document the Wandering Lifestyle of Train Hoppers 50,000 Miles Across the US

Mike Brodie was 17 years old when he first hopped a train in 2003, intending to ride the freight all the way from Pensacola, Florida to visit a friend in Mobile, Alabama. Instead, the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, where Brodie spent a few days before making his way back home …

Urban Island Bliss: Five Carless Paradises in Europe

Imagine travel without cars.<p>Scenery wouldn’t rush by in a swirl of colors. The air wouldn’t vibrate with the honking of horns and the squeal of brakes.<p>Going at a slower pace allows travelers to engage all of their senses and even notice minute changes in flora and topography.<p>A landscape sliced by …

European Travel