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40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to truly experience all of it. Most of us will probably never see everything that the world has to offer us, but it’s worth a shot! Here are 40 incredible places […]

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8 Ways To ‘Travel’ When You’re Stuck At Home For The Summer

For 99.99 percent of the population, more time is spent “not” traveling than actually traveling, although quite possibly 100 percent of the time is spent thinkingabout traveling. Traveling is normally associated with taking long-haul trips and covering far distances, particularly for Aussies, where an 8-hour flight is a “short” trip. But travel can also happen […]

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Twitterature: 14 Connected Authors Worth Your Follow

Twitter Authors 1. Anthony Bourdain On Travel Channel’s No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain is brash, opinionated, foul-mouthed and memorable. On Twitter, as @Bourdain, his personality is prominent — much like in his memoir, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, which is being reissued in October.Bourdain’s frequent tweets shed insight into his daily life and adventures […]

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Does Sunscreen Harm Coral Reefs?

Image: Mashable Soaking up the sun is fun, but dealing with lobster-red sunburns isn’t. Before you break out the swimwear and hit the beach this summer, you may find yourself with sunburn- and sunscreen-related concerns. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. Yahoo has released the top questions its users have been searching for when it […]

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3D-Printed Clothing Hits Paris Fashion Week

We’ve seen a few instances over the years of high technology colliding with high fashion, but maybe never in a way as direct and striking as this. 3D printing has come to the world of fashion, and the latest example of this collaboration is the Voltage collection, which is currently on display at Paris Fashion […]

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Next Up in MashableReads: ‘The UnAmericans’ by Molly Antopol

Image: Mashable, Will Fenstermaker Our next selection for the MashableReads social book club is Molly Antopol‘s The UnAmericans. Molly Antopol, recently named one of The National Book Foundation’s top “5 Under 35” authors, makes her short story debut with her collection The UnAmericans. The collection follows a multiplicity of voices ranging from a teenager coming […]

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Nanotech Gloves Heat Hands to Ideal Temperature

It’s difficult to keep your hands toasty in cold weather, even when you’re wearing Thinsulate-lined everything. We take gloves on-and-off, making it more challenging to keep our hands warm on cold days or when we’re skiing the slopes. But there are some pricey high-tech gloves that fit the bill — using sensors to detect when […]

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This Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend With A Worldwide Scavenger Hunt

Twenty-three days, four countries, and one adorable couple. 1. Brett Arnold, 30, and Amy Linville, 28, have been together eight years and love to travel. And when Arnold, a project manager, decided to propose to Linville, an instructional designer at a college, he went all out. Like ALL OUT, all out. View this image › […]

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Travel Photos Instantly Get Better When You Add Dinosaurs To The Mix

You know what’s the worst? Looking through people’s vacation photos. It’s totally great to document trips, but the resulting pictures are usually best left for our own consumption. Unless you also happen to have a few dinosaur toys on hand, that is. The photo collection that this Redditor just posted has officially changed the vacation […]

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