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Historical figures called crazy, who were right all along

So many of the things we take for granted today, things that so obviously improve our lives, didn't catch on as easily as you might think. It can be difficult for people to come around to new ideas, even when adopting them would be in their best interest. Indeed, individuals throughout history have been doubtful of everything from penicillin to airplanes, only to be proven extraordinarily wrong once the concepts they mocked went on to change the world. Although it's great that people usually come around to amazing ideas, it can be a very frustrating process for those thinkers and inventors who can't see why the world doesn't want their help. In some cases, these heroes of humanity couldn't even stick around long enough to see their work be appreciated. But we can certainly appreciate them now. Read on to learn about the figures throughout history who were right all along.

30 of the Most Incredible Islands in the World to Visit Now

Dig out that bucket list and add these to it!

Myths, and legends of the North Sea

The North Sea—the northeastern arm of the Atlantic Ocean—is located between the British Isles and the mainland of northwestern Europe. Its waters have had a strong influence on European history, providing access for commerce and conflict. The sea is also the source of numerous myths and legends. Incredibly, however, the North Sea covers an area that was once terra firma, an enormous land bridge that connected Britain to continental Europe. Intrigued? Click through and find out more about how this sea was formed and the role it has played in geopolitical and military affairs, and its appeal as a tourism destination.

9 Best Regional Grocery Chains in America

No matter where you travel in the U.S., you'll want to pick up some food from these regional grocers, each brimming with local flavor.

These incredible images of Mars will make you wish you could visit

Browse this gallery and delve into the beautiful landscapes of our celestial neighbor.

Art Basel Hong Kong draws international visitors eager to reconnect with the city, and collectors with money to spend

The first staging of the city's flagship contemporary art fair since Covid curbs ended saw plenty of international visitors, with some impressive art on show While there were relatively few big sales, small galleries took advantage of the absence of some big overseas players, and M+ museum took its international bow With a blow-up over a giant, inf...

7 Tourist hotspots in Barranquilla that live up to the hype

Barranquilla is the capital district of Atlántico Department in Colombia. It is located near the Caribbean Sea and is the largest city and third port in the Caribbean Coast region; as of 2018 it had a population of 1,206,319, making it Colombia's fourth-most populous city after Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali. In Barranquilla you will find some beautifu...

The Top 15 Beaches to Visit on the East Coast

Widely considered to be the best stretches of sand along the Atlantic Ocean.

Discovering Crystal Worlds, Swarovski's crystal paradise

Swarovski Crystal Worlds is one of the most incredible and fascinating places in the world. Located in the heart of the city of Wattens, Austria, this crystal museum offers visitors an unforgettable experience in a world of magic and beauty. The museum was opened in 1995 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Swarovski company, which built its reputation on the production of high-quality crystal. Here visitors can admire unique works of art made from Swarovski crystals, immerse themselves in fantastic crystal worlds and enjoy the spectacle of crystal fountains that light up with plays of light and color. In this photo gallery, we will explore together some of the wonders of Swarovski Crystal Worlds and let you discover why this museum has become such a world-famous tourist destination.

Check out these 9 scrumptious local specialties when you visit Manchester

Manchester Manchester is a city and metropolitan district in the Greater Manchester region of England, with a current population of 514,414 as of 2013. The city is part of the UK's second-largest urban region, with inhabitants of 2.55 million people. Manchester is bounded on the south by the Cheshire Plain, on the north and east by the Pennines, an...

Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities: the Cirque du Solei show wants to amaze the world

Imagine a show that starts at 11.11 and ends at 11.12, but lasts about two and a half hours. Is that even possible? Only thanks to the extraordinary artists of Cirque du Soleil, who bring the show called Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities to the world. These days, the Canadian artists are on stage in Rome, where behind the yellow-and-blue-striped Grand Chapiteau 50 performers from 17 different nations will perform for a show that will make the imagination of audience and performers real. Is it possible to alter reality with the power of imagination? An inventor challenges the laws of time and space in a show that sometimes even surpasses the imagination.

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls Ever Created By Mother Nature

From Angel Falls to Niagara Falls, get ready to be wowed!

Vacation destinations like Finland and Sicily are giving away free trips, flights, and hotels to revive tourism — see the full list

Sicily, Finland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are offering visitors major financial incentives in hopes of reviving tourism back to pre-pandemic levels.

Headed to Wildwood? Tempt your palate with these 6 local delicacies

Family fun day: The best free attractions for kids in the U.K.

Family days out don’t have to cost a fortune. If your budget is tight, there are plenty of ways that you can entertain your kids without breaking the bank. All you have to do is plan your day trip in advance. We’ve got you covered—in the following guide, we will take a look at some of the best free attractions the United Kingdom has to offer.

Chart of the Day: 41% agree that travel is more needed since 2020

It is higher compared to the global average of 35%. Over 41% of Singaporeans said travel has become more important since 2020, a YouGov global study showed. This chart also found that the Singaporean average is higher than the global level of 35%. Comparing data per country, UAE consumers (58%) have had a better appreciation for travel since 2020. It is the highest out of 18 countries researched to an agreement with the statement “travel has...

5 Best Southern Cities To Retire on a Budget of $1,500 a Month

You're planning to retire and have your sights set on a warm climate. Specifically, you want to settle down in the South, but you need to find new hometown that's affordable on a fixed income. Social...

6 Reasons why Roseville is a foodie's paradise

Roseville Roseville is a perfect destination for outdoor activities and the city has many roadside tourist attractions. Downtown Roseville is a place for shopping and dining. There are historic places, museums, several art galleries, and a diverse selection of restaurants. Golfland Sunsplash is a fun place for kids with a waterpark, massive watersl...

Rolling in it: luxury-loving Hong Kong boasts the highest number of Rolls-Royces in the world with one car alone costing US$12 million

Rolls-Royces are common in Hong Kong and a new bespoke creation in collaboration with a Dutch fashion designer is out now From hotels with fleets of the world's most instantly recognisable car to moguls with cash to splash, the city loves to travel in style While the pandemic took much of the shine off the Hong Kong luxury market, the city still ha...

Celebrities spotted using public transport

When we imagine celebrities moving around town, public transport doesn't usually spring to mind. But contrary to popular belief, it's not all glitz and glamor when it comes to commuting. Well, at least not for these celebs. Despite being famous, these stars opt for a cheaper, more environmentally friendly way to get them from point A to point B. From riding the subway in New York, to taking the tube in London, these stars often blend in with other passengers and go about their lives the same way we do. Browse through the gallery and see who's been spotted taking public transport.

20 facts to remember about the first landing on the moon

In July 1969, three American astronauts—commander Neil Armstrong, command module pilot Michael Collins and lunar module pilot Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin—made history as the crew of Apollo 11, the first mission to successfully put human beings on the moon. A half-century after the last Apollo mission, it’s important to look back on this extraordinary space exploration program, and its lasting impact on science, politics and the public imagination. Here are 20 facts to remember about the moon landing.

What are the most common surnames in Oceania?

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'Hiking is so spiritually incredible as well as physically...' Do you know these famous Hollywood hikers?

Hollywood is home to the world's biggest stars, and the Hollywood hills. Those peaks have made hikers out of some of our favorite A-listers. Whether it's for fitness reasons or a spiritual escape, find out which stars walk and climb for fun...

Distinctive architectural styles throughout history

The world is full of rich and varied architectural designs that often capture our attention. Memorable buildings often follow certain architectural styles that are immediately identifiable. And many of these design elements are still being utilized by architects today. From the Romanesque to the neoclassical, some of these styles have traveled around the world, adapting themselves to different climates, landscapes, and cultural needs. Click on to discover the most recognized architectural styles that have been applied in many popular structures around the globe.

Photo tour of an Amazon Fulfillment Center

Photo tour of an Amazon Fulfillment Center

Guinness Beasts: the world's most venomous animals and other curiosities

If you live in Australia, you already know everything. If, on the other hand, you are lucky enough to live in a place where every animal species does not try to kill you, then you will find it interesting to know which are the most venomous animals in the world according to the Guinness World Record 2023. Obviously, these are not specimens you can encounter while walking around the country with friends, but you should be especially careful: knowing how to recognise them is very important, because it could save your life. For each species, we have also indicated the poison index, so that you can make the necessary comparisons. Dive into this review of horrors with us - have fun.

Woman shouts at family tourists over their luggage taking up space on train

SINGAPORE: A woman shouted at a family tourist for blocking space with their luggage on the MRT. “Just now you were blocking the seat were you not?” she questioned rudely. Reddit user Yoomzster shared that it was evident that the family tried their best to avoid being inconsiderate and kept their luggage as close to […] The post Woman shouts at family tourists over their luggage taking up space on train appeared first on The Independent...

Eerie crypts and their spooky secrets

Numerous churches, cathedrals, and monasteries across Europe and beyond are renowned for their ecclesiastical splendor and architectural grandeur. Hidden underneath most of these religious landmarks are subterranean chambers known as crypts, vaults that contain coffins, sarcophagi, or religious relics. While some of these underground tombs are resplendent in their beauty, others exude a positively creepy and unworldly atmosphere—sinister-looking places that house the skeletal remains of many, and where dark deeds took place. Spooked? Click through and venture into the realm of the macabre.

52 Beautiful Places to Satisfy Your Wanderlust From Afar

Go globe-trotting (virtually).

The least-visited country in the world may be the first to disappear

One of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world is also one of the least visited, but most of us may never get to visit before the nation disappears. Tuvalu is an island country in the west-central Pacific Ocean, sitting about halfway between Australia and Hawaii. It’s a coral atoll nation, which means it sits on a ring-shaped coral reef encircling a lagoon, with islands along the rim. The country is a stunning oasis, but faces the threat of disappearing completely from the face of the Earth. Click through to find out about the people, the culture, the devastation it faces, and more about this unique community.

Headed to Newport Beach? Here's what you shouldn't miss!

Newport Beach, California, is the perfect summer destination. Guests will love strolling around and enjoying the marvelous views of Crystal Cove State Park. They can bask in the sun while admiring the picturesque views it offers. Aside from this, the city also features Balboa Island. It is a tiny island that guests can explore. In Newport Beach you...

The Louvre Museum in Paris closed due to strike, photos of visitors crowding the entrance

The Louvre Museum in Paris did not open its doors to visitors on the morning of Monday, March 27. Protests by workers of one of the world's most famous museums are linked to strikes and protests in France against pension reform.

The 10 most amazing attractions in Christchurch

Christchurch is a city that thrives on adventure, urban redevelopment, and heritage. The core city is home to cutting-edge architecture as well as some of New Zealand's oldest structures. The Banks Peninsula, as well as the gorgeous Southern Alps and legendary Canterbury Plains, are all within easy reach of Christchurch, which serves as a basecamp ...

7 Best Rewards Credit Cards in Singapore (2023): Citibank, OCBC, DBS & More

If you love collecting points and redeeming them, a rewards credit card will give you some added life satisfaction. These days, there’s a lot more in banks’ rewards catalogues than boring old NTUC vouchers. You can redeem your accumulated points for cash rebates, air miles, nifty gadgets, and dining vouchers at fancy schmancy restaurants. But with the dizzying number of rewards credit cards out there, comparing them all can be an insurmountable...

What luxury travel experience are Singaporeans willing to pay more for?

More than a quarter want to get close to remote destinations. Singaporean travellers are willing to shell out more money for luxury travel experiences, data from YouGov showed. Amongst the experiences Singaporeans are willing to pay more for are those that allow them to get close to nature/ remote destinations (26%) and unique luxury accommodations in popular city hotspots (24%). Singapore travellers will spend more bucks for Michelin star chefs...

What do the 50 state flags of the US represent?

Each of the 50 state flags of America are unique in their design and symbolism. While some elements can be identified across several examples, namely references to the original 13 colonies, the Stars and Stripes, and the bald eagle, a US state flag is essentially singular in its meaning and significance. A US state flag represents the history of that state, key moments in its timeline, and the character and patriotism of its people. It also serves to highlight its culture and heritage. So, which flag flies over your state? Click through and find out what your flag means.

Bookmark these beautiful destinations for your trip to Lexington

Lexington, known as the "Horse Capital of the World," is a thriving city in Kentucky's recognized picturesque Bluegrass Region. Lexington, which is used to entertain worldwide aristocracy, offers a wide range of excellent eating options and one-of-a-kind shopping experiences. Art galleries, parks, theatres, restaurants, commercial offices, and attr...

Secrets of the Druids: history and trivia that will leave you speechless

Discover the fascinating history and most surprising facts about the druids, the mysterious priests and sages of Celtic culture. Druids were religious leaders, legal authorities, judges, scholars and tradition bearers, physicians, and politicians. Druids were educators of youth. Children were entrusted to them for a long period of study; true bonds were established between masters and disciples, up to and including name transmission and succession. Immerse yourself in the world of the Druids through six key points that reveal their rituals, knowledge and impact on ancient society. Don't miss this exciting journey through time!

America's 25 Most Beautiful Scenic Byways

After all, it's about the journey, not the destination.

Headed to Cannes? Here's your foodie's guide to local eats

40 Countries You Might Not Have Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

It's time to get your passport ready.

‘Pity the cleaner’: naked Chinese couple furious over what window washer saw when they opened curtains of their deluxe hotel room

Angry couple paid US$240 for one-night at luxury hotel with river view in top-tier city but it was the window cleaner who got an eyeful Under-fire hotel staff tell couple it is impossible to give a precise time for window washing due to factors such as weather A man has complained to a luxury hotel in China after he and his girlfriend - who were bo...

Highway to hell: Spooky stories set along Route 66

For many people, a road trip down the Mother Road, the United States' iconic Route 66, is a dream vacation. From Illinois to California, the rolling and ever-changing landscapes, the small towns and big cities along the way, and the simple joy of cruising down one of the longest roads in the world make for a perfect adventure. Unfortunately, you can get more than just your kicks on Route 66. The iconic highway is notoriously haunted, and weaves through some pretty supernaturally shady areas. For some, that might make the trip even more enticing, but for others, it might be a dealbreaker. Whichever way you're leaning, read on to discover some of the creepiest and spookiest stories about Route 66.

15 Breathtakingly beautiful places in Staten Island

Tourism in Vietnam can achieve more

At the roundtable discussing how to boost tourism hosted by VIR today, experts agreed that Vietnam has yet to unlock its full potential as they shared various suggestions to remove the bottlenecks in the country's inbound tourism sector. Speaking at the roundtable, Nguyen Thi Le Huong, deputy general director of Vietravel cum director of Vietravel Hanoi said, "With a coastline of 3,000km, Vietnam has the potential to become a resort destination....

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Free vacations in Finland: discover the secret of the happiest country in the world

Are you ready to discover the secret behind the happiness of Finland, the nation voted the happiest country in the world for six consecutive years? Join us on a breathtaking journey through Finland's sparkling lakes and immense forests to unlock the key to well-being and learn how to incorporate these principles into your life. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the exclusive "Happiness Masterclass" in Finland's paradise, Kuru Resort, and discover how the harmonious balance of nature, health, design, and enjoyment of life can be the answer you've been looking for.

You'll Feel Like Hollywood Royalty at the Top Hotels in Los Angeles

From Beverly Hills to Bel Air, here's where to stay in La La Land.