Category: Travel

Can You Believe “India Award for Burning Elephant Photo”

An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire has won top entry in a wildlife photography competition. (Warning: The full version of this image is below – some may find it distressing.) Biplab Hazra’s picture shows a calf on fire as it and an adult elephant run for their lives in eastern India. Announcing the award, Sanctuary magazine said “this sort of humiliation… is routine”. The photo was taken in West Bengal, where human-elephant conflict is rife. It’s unclear what eventually happened to the two elephants in the award-winning picture, which was taken in...

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Migration Information Birds Migration Their Way Across The USA Continent

The vacation season may be winding down for humans, but for birds, it’s just heating up. As flocks migrate, they stop to feed and rest at the same spots every year. “You have an opportunity to see an enormous concentration and diversity of birds,” says Nils Warnock, executive director of Audubon Alaska. “All these sites are connected, and protecting them is particularly important.” He shares some favorite sites with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY. Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge New Mexico Like all living creatures, birds need water, which explains why thousands of them descend on New Mexico’s Rio Grande...

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Six Tips for Your Comfortable Travel Flight

Flying is an uncomfortable experience for some people. Therefore we have some simple tips that can make your trip a bit more comfortable. Choose the right aircraft We all see the time of flight and price, but have you ever considered the manufacture and model of the aircraft? If not, maybe we should. If you are susceptible to altitude sickness while flying, buy a seat on Boeing 787 Dreamliner or Airbus A350. The cabin on this plane is pressurized about 2,000 feet lower than other commercial aircraft. You will find that you breathe easier and sleep more soundly on...

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Pilots Reveal Amazing Photographs From The Flight Deck

Monarch pilots Paul Fox and Ashish Raval now have thousands of Instagram followers thanks to the stunning images that they upload. For many, the window seat in a plane is a treasured spot – because the views from 38,000ft can be spectacular. But the best seats in a plane, as these incredible photographs show, is in the cockpit. Fox took this stunning image as he flew from Leeds early one morning. In his caption he wrote: 'The power stations on the east coast of Yorkshire stand proud above the early morning mists... just love my job!' An 'epic' view...

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Cat With Unique Mark Went Viral in Japan

Boredpanda. A Japanese Twitter user has spotted a cat that has a spot of another cat covering its back. The image of the cat published in the social network at the end of the August has already been re-tweeted more than 250 thousand times and shared another 136 thousand.   Samson The Biggest Cat In New York City Someone is Japan noticed this cat, shared the pictures of twitter and the kitty with the unique mark went...

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