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  • The original Apple Watch: Seiko’s TV Watch from 1982

    The original Apple Watch: Seiko’s TV Watch from 1982

    In what was amazing technology for its day, the Seiko TV watch (Model T001-3) from 1982 is still one of the smallest TVs ever made with a 1.2-inch screen. Watch tv on your wrist With a Liquid Crystal Video Display (LVD), the images would only appear in 32-pixel resolution when exposed to light. So the […]

  • Elephant rock in Iceland is one of Earth’s greatest wonders

    Elephant rock in Iceland is one of Earth’s greatest wonders

    If you’re looking for an unforgettable natural wonder during your travels to Iceland, be sure to add Elephant Rock to your list! This incredible rock formation is unlike anything else you’ll see in the country. Standing at over six meters tall, Elephant Rock is a sight that will leave you in awe. The best time to visit is during the summer when the days are longest and you’ll have plenty of time to explore the area. Whether you’re a nature lover or simply looking for a unique photo opportunity, Elephant Rock is a must-see when in Iceland!

  • Meet Mexico’s hidden beach, Playa del Amor of the Marieta Islands

    Meet Mexico’s hidden beach, Playa del Amor of the Marieta Islands

    There’s a hidden beach deep in the Marieta Islands of Mexico known as Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach). Like Portugals’ stunning Benagil Sea Cave, the beach is concealed inside a hinged cave and can only be reached by swimming or kayaking through an extensive water tunnel during low tides. But first, to get to Playa […]

  • Ireland’s impressive Dún Briste Sea Stack

    Ireland’s impressive Dún Briste Sea Stack

    Dun Briste is a 150-foot sea stack off County Mayo on the western coast of Ireland, at Downpatrick Head. According to the legend, this impressive landmark broke off the mainland during a massive sea storm in 1393. Ships rescued those living on the cliffs who’d fallen into the water. During the 1980s, scientists discovered remnants […]

  • The stealthy ghost crab

    The stealthy ghost crab

    The ghost crab is about as big as your hand but as fast as lightning.  The eight-legged little creature moves across sandy beaches at 100 body lengths per second, up to 10 miles per hour. That’s blazing-fast compared to the size of a human and a cheetah, who achieve speeds of 11 and 20 body […]

  • The fairy tale beauty of Slovenia’s Bled Island

    The fairy tale beauty of Slovenia’s Bled Island

    Bred Island is a small tear-shaped island floating in the middle of Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia. On the island sits the 170ft tall Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary, a Baroque church established in 1534. The church on the island is a popular place for locals to wed, with the requirement that the […]