How Much Would It Really Cost To Spend A Week On Your Own Private Island? Oh. Ok Never Mind.

November 12, 2017

Still looking for that perfect summer vacation locale? Why not try a luxurious and secluded weeklong stint at your very own private island? As long as you can shell out the cash, that is. With prices ranging from “maybe I could sell a kidney…”  the way up to “ok… I guess I could sell both kidneys,” here are the world’s 20 most expensive island getaways just waiting for you (and your platinum card) to…

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This Beach Used To Be A Forest What’s Left Today Is Haunting

November 5, 2017

In Oregon, there lies something rather haunting: a natural look into the ancient past and possibly the future. In Neskowin, a small coastal town, an old forest was once buried beneath hundreds of years’ worth of sand. After being unearthed in 1998 due to a storm that eroded much of the beach away, these ancient tree stumps have become a permanent fixture on the coast. The stumps of this ghost…

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Everyone Should See These Natural Wonders Before They Die.

October 23, 2017

Everyone knows about the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’. Pyramids, statues of bearded guys, remarkable constructions of classical antiquity, yada yada, but did you know that the mother earth made her own wonders? The world was already a beautiful place before humans were put on it. Here are some true natural wonders of the world that you probably didn’t even know about. Once you see them, you’ll want to visit these places…

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I’m Officially Booking A Ticket To The Philippines. These Things Are Amazing.

October 21, 2017

Going on vacation soon? We recommend checking out the Philippines. The country is full of a vibrant culture and unique experiences only found within its borders. Take a look at some of the unusual, wonderful and breathtaking things you’ll discover on a trip to this beautiful island. 1. Tarsiers: this unusual looking fella is one of the world’s smallest primates. 2. Jeepneys: the most popular and very colorful form of public…

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Seeing These Popular Places From Above Is Almost Surreal. #6 Seriously Shocked Me.

October 2, 2017

Even if you travel by airplane frequently, it’s doubtful that you’ve even gotten a real birds eye view of a city. With all of the pollution, weather, looping flight paths and aisle seats, your views may have been obstructed. This Reddit user gathered together some of the most impressive aerial views of cities around the world, giving people a brand new way to look at these amazing places. They’re probably…

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Modern-Day Johnny Appleseed Saved His Island Just By Planting Trees.

September 20, 2017

In Assam, India you’ll find the Molai Forest, one of the most unique places on the planet. During the 1970’s, the world’s largest river island was at risk of sinking into the sea because it sits on top of a sandbar. In the early 1980’s, an enormous forest miraculously appeared out of nowhere and saved the entire island from sinking into the sea. The most special thing about it? It was…

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There’s A Tree In Japan That Blossoms Every April. And It’s Probably The Most Beautiful Thing Ever.

August 29, 2017

Every year in Japan, people flock to different cities to witness the blooming of the pink sakura, or cherry blossom trees. The sakura is closely associated with the culture of Japan; the national weather service even tracks the movement of the “sakura front.” This is the imaginary line of blooming trees that travels south-to-north every season. (To find out where the sakura front is now, click here.) Even though the cherry…

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To Capture Thailand’s Vast Countryside, Google Did Something Truly Amazing

August 1, 2017

Much of Thailand’s greatest sites are off the beaten path, that is, not accessible via roads and cars. So, when Google Street View wanted to add more points of interest to their coverage of the country, there were very few options. Measuring in at nearly 200 square miles, it’s almost impossible to imagine seeing it all, but Google was determined to capture it. They enlisted people to visit these harder-to-reach…

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Yes, These 20 Places Are Absolutely Beautiful. But They Each Holding A Shocking Truth…

July 15, 2017

You may want to put these places on your bucket list sooner rather than later, because we have a feeling they won’t be around for long. Each of these spectacular places on Earth are slowly disappearing, due to both climate and political changes. Sometimes, the success and popularity of a destination can lead to its ruination (or at least the dilution of the natural culture). Check out these wonderful 20…

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These Bizarre Nature Photos Show How Strange Earth Really Is.

July 14, 2017

These photos might look like they come from an alien planet, but it turns out our own little Earth is capable of some truly weird stuff. All of these things occur naturally across the globe because of, like, science and stuff. A lot of the reasons why go over my head, but it’s all true. It’s easy to appreciate the wondrous beauty of Earth without knowing exactly how it happens. Some of these…

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