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Timbuktu: The El Dorado of Africa

Timbuktu is widely used to describe a place extremely far away and regarded by many as a myth. In reality it's a city in Mali, West Africa, of such great historical importance that in 1988 it was designated a World Heritage Site.

Southern California will begin to cool by weekend; still above normal

There was no place warmer in the United States last weekend than Southern California, thanks to a huge winter storm in the Northeast that suppressed temperatures in areas as far away as Florida and Texas, the National Weather Service said.

Candler Park and gentrification during the 1980s

Once upon a time, in a far away place called the late 1970s and early 1980s, residents of Candler Park watched their once impoverished neighborhood start seeing new investment. Young couples were moving into the historic northeast Atlanta community.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

20 Places to Relax and Warm up in Winters

Want to escape the uncomfortable winter and bustle of the city in a warm and secluded place? Here are 20 options, where you can relax and warm up far away from civilization. 1. Lake Crescent, China Oasis “Lake Crescent» (Crescent Lake) lies near the city of Dunhuang in China. This is a land restoration and […]

Breed Dying

Take a long look at what may be the last generation of Manhattan-raised twentysomethings for whom Brooklyn will seem like a place that is far, far away—so far that they needed to convince all of their friends to move into the same terrible building with them: All three couples were planning to move out of […]

A Place To Bury Strangers – “We’ve Come So Far

The roaring, bleary-eyed Brooklyn effects-pedal abusers a Place To Bury Strangers are a month or so away from releasing their new album Transfixation, and we posted first single “Straight” a while back. The album’s second single is called “We’ve Come So Far,” and it’s a big, loud, heaving groove. At times, it sounds like what [...]

A Long Journey For NBSR 2319

NBSR 2319, one of NB Southern's GP38-2 engines, has been spotted in several places in the USA. She's far away from home, destined for Michigan for engine block work.Sam Sponseller spotted her in Willard, Ohio yesterday amongst a number of CSX engines. Show More Summary

10 Stunning Mountain House Getaways

Nothing makes us want to cozy up and settle in like a long winter. Facing the cold months ahead, we’re dreaming of a rustic place to call home for the snowy season — somewhere far away, with a fantastic view and nothing but nature. These mountain house getaways offer just that, boasting stunning architecture and interior design. Show More Summary

What Far Away Place Do You Most Want To Explore For Yourself?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Whether you're most curious about the deeps of our own ocean or you want to fly far, far into some remote deep space spot, we want to know what place you're most eager to see for yourself — and what about it makes you want to see it. Read more...

How to Deduct Travel Expenses by Investing in Places You Vacation

Everyone’s strategy for purchasing rental real estate is a bit different. Some investors like to find properties close to home so they can keep an eye out for any problems. Others like to buy properties that are as far away as possible so that the investment can remain passive and hassle-free. Everyone’s strategy is tailored [...]Show More Summary

What's that candy?

"The candy is mentioned in two episodes of the AMC series Mad Men and displayed in others. In 'Three Sundays,' we learn it was Archibald Whitman's favorite candy. In 'Far Away Places,' Peggy — who has an important presentation that day...Show More Summary

Watch UFC on FOX 13 'Road to the Octagon' video replay for 'Dos Santos vs. Miocic' in Phoenix

The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on Sat., Dec. 13, 2014 inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, is already far and away a better fight card than some of the promotion's recent pay-per-view (PPV) offerings. Junior dos Santos vs. Show More Summary

Harem Guard

The Harem Guard by the Czech painter Rudolf Weisse (1869-1930). Despite it's not a decidedly history painting the whole oriental exotic setting suggests a far away place even in history.

Hart of Dixie Season 4: First Look!

After far too long of a time away, are you ready to head back to Bluebell, Alabama? The CW will premiere Hart of Dixie Season 4 on Friday, January 9, with the first trailer featuring new footage placing a clear focus on a pair of rekindled...Show More Summary

By: Rigmor

Happy birthday... I loved the take on Koselig. It is soooo Norwegian. Norwegian Kos. Seems like a cosy place far, far away from the dusty streets of London!

Disney Characters Dressed Up As Pop Stars Makes Me Smile

Most Disney fairytales take place in a land far, far away, where fame doesn’t exist, Twitter is just a noise birds make and Lady Gaga is some royal who lives in a high castle beyond the hills. But thanks to DeviantArt artist Isaiah Stevens, now we can imagine what it’s like for some of our [...]

How Kids Can See the Value of Scientific Thought This Weekend

Interstellar may take place in a galaxy far, far away, but it's no Star Wars. Big Hero 6 may be about a group of superheroes, but they're not The Avengers. And, that's a good thing, at least for the future of the real world. As much as moviegoers love sci-fi fantasies, the fantasy often trumps science. Show More Summary

Jerry Rice Comments on Jim Harbaugh's Status with 49ers

Sitting 4-4 at the season's midpoint, the San Francisco 49ers are far removed from the team that was one possession away from an NFC Championship in January. Count Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice among those placing the blame on Jim Harbaugh—or, more specifically, the speculation surrounding the increasingly embattled coach. Show More Summary

Hillary Less Likable Outside of 'Safe' Places Like Georgetown

Ahead of a potential 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton seems most comfortable at elite universities, far away from real voters and reporters. So it's no wonder her advisers are considering keeping her off the campaign trail for as long as possible. Show More Summary

Then Love Takes Us to Far Away Places: Jordy, Emil & More for DSection

Then Love Takes Us to Far Away Places-Photographer Philippe Vogelenzang and stylist Jos van Heel come together for a cover story on behalf of... The post Then Love Takes Us to Far Away Places: Jordy, Emil & More for DSection appeared first on The Fashionisto.

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