Victoria Chang

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Spectacular Crystal Opal Looks Like a Handheld Aquarium

Crystals and gems are revered and collected for their physical beauty and monetary value and this Opal Butte crystal with contra luz color is no exception. The stunning gemstone, like many opals, features a varied spectrum of colors, but what separates it from the others is its spectacular visual …

Jewelry

National Geographic Magazine

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Who Invented the Umbrella: The Romans, the Chinese, or Frogs?

We've seen umbrellas stuck into car doors; optimized for wind resistance; slapped onto bikes; and the design potential for this simple device is so …

9 Royal Dresses That Got Us Plebeians Talking (PHOTOS)

When a royal puts on a dress, she isn't just wearing a garment, she's cementing a fashion moment in history. Whether the noble is attending a routine event or exchanging wedding vows in front of millions of people, the world waits with bated breath to see the frock she'll choose for the …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

Archaeologists Suspect Vampire Burial; An Undead Primer

Discovery of a suspected vampire burial site is not a first for archaeologists.<p><b>When archaeologists opened an ancient grave at a highway construction site near Gliwice, Poland, they came across a scene from a horror movie: a suspected vampire burial.</b><p>Interred in the ground were skeletal remains of …

Skincare during a heatwave

It is essential to keep your skin protected in this weather. Always choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF (preferably 30 or more). This …

Freedivers Capture Mesmerizing Underwater Photos in 'One Ocean One Breath'

<i>One Ocean One Breath</i> is a freediving photo and video partnership made up of Eusebio and Christina Saeyns de Santamaria, two record holders in …

16 Lovable Pictures of Baby Birds

Baby birds are dainty little creatures. There are two types of baby birds: fledglings and nestlings. Fledglings are babies that are learning to fly …

Birds

The 14 Most Dapper Single Men In London (Go Ahead, Call 'Em!)

We get it. Dating in London is <i>hard</i>, unless you're one of those people who brought home a guy or gal in uni and then never left their side. …

As Lac-Mégantic cleans up, scope of environmental devastation is still murky

Jacques Mercier thrusts an oil-smeared hand in front of a reporter's camera, rubbing his thumb against his middle and index fingers for emphasis. His skin is stained a rusty orange colour that glistens in the midday sunlight.<p>The 53-year-old angler is standing knee-deep in the Chaudière River, a …

Quebec

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

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