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Homeless in New York: A Public Art Project Goes Underground

Artist Andres Serrano's photographic installation, Residents of New York, at the West 4th Street subway station in New<p>... VIEW MORE<p>An Rong Xu for TIME<p>…

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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

21 Travel Experiences You Must Have Once (And Only Once)

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, ever waste your time on in the first place.<p>Finally, there's a hybrid of the two: a "one and done" travel experience so epic and so awesome and so …

Stunning photos show Africa through African eyes - CNN.com

Entrants to IBM's The World Is Our Lab photo competition sent images highlighting Africa's biggest challenges and opportunities. Lawrence "Shabu" Mwangi won with an image he took of children playing with the plastic frame of an old TV in the Mukuru slum in Nairobi.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Digital Migration<p>Boda …

Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Take A Dunk In El Totumo, Colombia's Magical Mud Volcano

Nope, those aren't seals.<p>They're humans lolling about in El Totumo, Colombia's magical mud volcano. Legend has it that a priest one sprinkled holy water on the crater, turning its steam and fire into a dense, warm, succulent goo.<p>Relaxation junkies flock from far and wide to "climb up the 50-foot …

The 21 Most Magical Spots In Hawaii

Some people may think Hawaii is overrated. We think it's home to magic; a place where you can find everything from rainbow trees to fiery water to beaches made of sea glass.<p>The below 21 spots, after all, prove one thing: the Aloha state has <i>a lot</i> more to offer than just white sand beaches and …

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?<p>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 …

A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Wade Davis has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.”

Live from TED<p>March 18, 2014<p>By Liz Jacobs and Kate Torgovnick Are we on the brink of a resource crisis? All signs point to yes. As the human …

8 tips to make your life more surprising, from Tania Luna, Surprisologist

A closeup of Tania Luna, with glow stick. Photo: James Duncan Davidson<p>In today’s talk, Tania Luna shares her experience of immigrating to the United …

The art of asking

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in …

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My father the forger

Sarah Kaminsky tells the extraordinary story of her father Adolfo and his activity during World War II -- using his ingenuity and talent for forgery …

Puppies! Now that I’ve got your attention, complexity theory

Animal behavior isn't complicated, but it is complex. Nicolas Perony studies how individual animals -- be they Scottish Terriers, bats or meerkats -- …

An ode to envy

What is jealousy? What drives it, and why do we secretly love it? No study has ever been able to capture its "loneliness, longevity, grim thrill" -- …

How to spot a liar

On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of …

To boldly go ...

Ski to the North Pole. Row across the Pacific. Swim on Mt. Everest(!). These adventurers have pushed themselves to the limits of human endurance, and …

How a TED Talk from a fellow suicide attempt survivor helped me rebuild my self-respect

At TEDActive 2011, JD Schramm stepped forward to talk about his failed suicide attempt and the need to break the silence surrounding suicidal …

The year I was homeless

Becky Blanton planned to live in her van for a year and see the country, but when depression set in and her freelance job ended, her camping trip …

To This Day ... for the bullied and beautiful

By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and … different. "To This Day," his …

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The mystery of chronic pain

We think of pain as a symptom, but there are cases where the nervous system develops feedback loops and pain becomes a terrifying disease in itself. …

What adults can learn from kids

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs "childish" thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids' big dreams deserve …

My escape from North Korea

As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thought her country was "the best on the planet." It wasn't until the famine of the 90s that she …

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New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>ABC</b><p>.@<b>ABC</b>: You can walk out on top of the world at Europe's tallest attraction - PHOTOS: http://abcn.ws/1adpfS1 …

Have a Whale of a Time in Hermanus, South Africa!

What Hermanus is most famous for is its giant guests who stop by once a year to frolic in the waters of Walker Bay.<p>Hermanus is a small seaside town along the southern coast of South Africa and approximately one and a half hours away from Cape Town, the second biggest city in South Africa.<p>It is …

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7 Keys to Traveling Alone -- and Loving It

If you are alone this season, perhaps the best thing you can do is go on a solo adventure. I believe that solo travel can be better than therapy because it forces us to be present in our environment.<p>Traveling alone doesn't have to be lonely. In fact, it can be a wonderful, freeing experience, and a …

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