40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune Welcome Stumbled Upon & Delicious Users: You may also want to check out our 180+ Best Money Saving Tools. Traveling doesn't have to break the bank (in fact, you can travel for free), and there are plenty of places that'll help you find the best vacation for your budget. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources. Don't forget to ask for free travel upgrades. (See also: 5 Essential Travel Tools) Cheap Flights and Accommodations Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings Jul 18, 2013 If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures (sometimes illegally) to get unique views of cities. The Sifter has already featured Vadim’s incredible work before.
A New and Vivid Earthrise Earth can be forgiven its vanity. We may have long ago learned that our flyspeck world does not sit at the center of the universe, that it’s a pint-sized planet in an afterthought solar system, in an outer province of an ordinary galaxy. But say this for Earth: it’s gorgeous. In a universe of planets that too often are burnt umber or ice white or slate gray, ours is a riot of brilliant colors and swirling patterns.
Property for sale in Murcia , Spain , PA583-15144-1082 - A w 4 Bed Property In Murcia A wonderful traditional finca in a quiet peaceful location Fantastic Family Home Attached Annexe Plus Plot of land These Breathtaking Cliffside Walkways Will Give You Vertigo None of the following are quite as harrowing and dizzying as the above, but may be more accessible to some here. There are two cliffwalk paths in Ireland I've been on that are little more than sheep paths, and legend has it every year a good stiff breeze (or too many stiff drinks) blows someone off the path and into the sea hundreds of feet down. The first one is the cliffwalk from Bray to Greystones just south of Dublin (take the DART from Dublin to Bray).
Earth - Take a trip around the pale blue dot we all call home In this short film, BBC Earth explores the tiny little planet we all live on. We're releasing it in tribute to the astronomer Carl Sagan, who was born on this day in 1934. Sagan gave us perhaps the clearest demonstration that, while the Earth may seem enormous, compared to the universe it is minuscule. In 1990 he arranged for the Voyager 1 spacecraft to take a photograph of Earth. But this was no ordinary photo. £89 Isle of Wight Mini Break inc Ferry & Meals at Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel, Shanklin inc Ferry & Meals From Just £99 for a 2 Night StayOffer Available for Stays up to 4 April 2014Free Return Car Ferry Travel from Southampton to Cowes when at at least 2 People Travel (Portsmouth & Lymington departures are available for a supplement of £20 per car) Delicious 3 Course Dinner in the Appley Restaurant on both eveningsChildren Up to 16 yrs Half price When Sharing a Room with 2 AdultsDogs Welcome for just £7per night (1 per room)FREE Unlimited Use of Leisure Facilities including pools, hot tubs, pool tables, table tennis, squash court, gym area, saunas & childrens play areaFREE Leisure Club Pass at Utopia Spa in Sandown, + £10 off Each Hour of Spa Treatments Booked (booking must be made in advance to avoid disappointment)Stay Longer. Additional Nights Available for Just £35pppn for Bed & Breakfast Want Other Dates? Simply fill in the short form below and we'll make sure you are kept informed of all of our special offers.
Yosemite National Park, Closed on Its 123rd Birthday California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a strong advocate for the recognition and protection of the region, successfully lobbied congress to set aside more than 700,000 acres as one of the nation's first national parks. These days (when the park is open), up to 4 million visitors per year make the trip to Yosemite. As we wait out the government shutdown, here is a virtual tour of Yosemite over the past 123 years. [32 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Visitors pose on Glacier Point, 3,201 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley, ca 1887.
Story of the Biggest Experiment in History Caught on Film On July 4, 2012, scientists around the world waited with bated breath for the announcement that the long-awaited Higgs boson particle had been discovered. The finding — the result of the biggest and most expensive experiment in history — was set to either confirm reigning models of particle physics, or reveal gaps in scientists' understanding of the universe. A new documentary follows six scientists during the launch of the machine that made the discovery possible, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a gigantic particle accelerator at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), in Switzerland, as they attempt to recreate the earliest moments of the universe. "Particle Fever" captures the scientists' sense of excitement and foreboding leading up to the discovery of the Higgs, the particle that explains how other particles get their mass.