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Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

The one dollar contraceptive set to make family planning easier

<b>An agreement has been signed which will make contraceptive injections available to women in 69 of the world's poorest countries.</b><p>It is an injection - but not as you know it.<p>The special device, with a smaller needle and no traditional syringe, will be sold at just $1 a unit.<p>An agreement - signed in …

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 …

Cameras

32 things the youth of today will NEVER experience (we’re weeping uncontrollably for you)

Remember back when the world was a better place? When children ran freely and threw themselves from trees without health and safety getting involved, …

Should You Be Planning a Trip to the Caribbean #OneHappyIsland?

<b>By Nicolle Monico</b><p>If you would have told me a year ago that I would be traveling to Aruba in 2014, I wouldn't have believed you. Don't get me wrong, I travel frequently and have plans to explore every part of the world; but the small Caribbean island of Aruba? It was nowhere near the top of my list …

6 Absolutely Terrifying Things (That We'd Still Love To Do)

Sometimes the best part of travel is that, frankly, it totally scares the crap out of us. It's a chance for us to push our boundaries, do things we'd never do, and (just a little bit) pretend to be a totally different kind of person. Below, we highlight six of the most utterly hair-raising, …

Road Trip: Banff and Jasper National Parks, Canada

One of the crown jewels of western Canada, here you'll take in exhilarating vistas of forest, crag, and glacier.<p>Starting on the fringe of the Great Plains and climbing through the incomparable mountain scenery of Banff and Jasper National Parks, this magnificent drive—one of the crown jewels of …

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

How To Download iOS 8 Without Losing Your Mind, In 5 Steps

Almost as soon as Apple released iOS8 on Wednesday afternoon, iPhone users started to freak out over how much space the new system required, and media outlets started to publish guides on how to best free up that space.<p>But there is an easy and quick way to download your iPhone's new operating …

The Molokini, A Transparent Ocean Kayak So Genius, We Wish We'd Thought Of It

There are plenty expensive gadgets and gizmos we'd like to buy for our next traveling adventure, but sometimes it's just not in the budge.<p>For example, we're not going to spend $9,000 on this tent for our glamping trip and $50,000 for a barbecue dining boat is simply out of our price range.<p>But we …

Disney World splurges that are worth it | CNN Travel

David Beckham on duck-sized horses, motorcycles and turning 40

David Beckham is slightly stumped. “Oh my goodness,” he says, as the assembled scrum of journalists laugh nervously. “Duck-sized horses.”<p>I have broken an unwritten social contract. Certain topics are de rigeur here, in the flash Madison Avenue branch of Belstaff where Beckham is promoting his new …

Man Dives Into An Active Volcano With A GoPro, Calls It A 'Window Into Hell'

George Kourounis stood at the edge of a red-hot lava lake, fiery molten rock gurgling just feet away as caustic acid rain splashed his protective suit.<p>It was a "window into hell," he said. "Dramatic and violent."<p>Kourounis is an explorer and documentarian, and last month, he and Sam Cossman, an …

WD Announces the Ultimate On-Location Hard Drive with WiFi and an SD Slot Built Right In

It’s not often a portable hard drive catches our eye, but the newest offering from Western Digital feels like it was built specifically for …

What Your Coffee Order at Starbucks May Say About You

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora:</i>What insights do baristas get into customers based on their coffee orders?<p><i>Answer by Alecia Li Morgan, Coffee enthusiast, former Starbucks partner</i><p>Lots of fun ones, ranging from light to more deep:<p>Some customers just like to have really complicated drinks …

5 Always-Sunny Destinations to Chase Summer and Avoid Autumn

<i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>There are some that count down the days until autumn, snatching up sweaters and cardigans, scouring Frye's new line of boots and eagerly awaiting the return of pumpkin spiced lattes (signifying that fall is close behind). They welcome the cooler weather and layered clothing. Others …

USB Cassette to MP3 Converter

Dust off those old boxes of mixtapes and turn them into digital files with this handy portable gadget which converts your old analog cassettes into …

Earin Wireless Earbuds

Earin claims it has developed the world’s smallest earbuds. The earbuds connect to media players via Bluetooth and last up to three hours per charge. …

Earbuds

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

National Parks

Tips for travelling in 21st-century China

The Middle Kingdom is one of the fastest changing countries in the world. Its economy is robust and its population increasingly more modern and tech savvy. Yet, China is still a country of paradoxes.<p>You’ll get 3G connection in remote farmland in Inner Mongolia, though there mightn't be running …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

Here's How Google Glass Could Transform Visits To The Doctor Office

Nashville-based startup Octovis, Inc. is working with doctors to bring Google Glass technology — the $1,500 wearable computing device — into examining rooms and operating rooms to make it easier for doctors to take notes and access patient information, like MRIs or other images during surgery.<p>We …

Beyonce And Jay Z Divorce Rumors Are Getting Crazier By The Day

The New York Post is pretty convinced that divorce is imminent for music's biggest power couple, Beyonce and Jay Z.<p>Ever since TMZ obtained video of Beyonce's sister Solange attacking Jay Z after the Met Ball, rumors of marital problems have been flying left, right and center. The Post has been at …

How to give up sugar in ten easy steps

A step by step guide to giving up the sweet stuff by the author of a new book on how going sugar-free transformed her body and her health<p><b>1 Identify your sugars</b> <br>Sugars are in almost everything, whether they’re natural or added. The key to cutting back on yours is to understand labels. Anything that …

Nutrition

How To: Pick The Right Surfboard

Jesse Merle-Jones, who took his own advice and finally found himself on the right board at the right time. Photo: Glaser<p>I've been riding the wrong …

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Sleep

<i>By Men's Journal</i><p>Whether it's learning when to drink coffee, getting more sun or eating smaller meals, these nine tricks will help you make your sleep more efficient, effective and work harder for you during the daylight hours.<p><b>Have A Daily Bedtime</b><p>Pick a time to go to bed you can stick with on a …

Mick Fanning Wins J-Bay Open

After a string of lay days, the J-Bay Open completed in near-flawless conditions at Supertubes. Forecasts of a building swell came true as the final …