All those dusty skulls staring at you were the people who built the incredible places where we like to get drunk and stumble around as we travel through this amazing continent. That's a pretty cool connection, make no bones about it.
The war in Afghanistan seems never-ending, even as we talk of retreat and withdrawal. Our drones remain in the sky and the "collateral damages" continue to pile up, suggesting ablution will not happen there, either.
We asked the web's best independent travel bloggers to send us their top "Weird Food" experiences. We hit a goldmine of unusual, unappetizing, or just plain unnerving regional food photos from around the world.
These destinations retain their spooky reputation all year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October 31st this year, you can still turn the rest into a frightening world tour if you want.
The new breed of cat known as "The Elf Cat" could possibly be the ugliest cat ever or a Dobby from Harry Potter imposter. Also the legendary giant squid has been captured on film and it's SCARIEST CREATURE ON THE PLANET!
You can't control anybody -- all you can do is speak your truth and hope for the best. For you to be healthy and happy, to have a chance at getting what you want, you have to put yourself out there without the slightest idea of what will happen.
How do you deal with and feel about change? There are those change junkies out there who can't stop seeking the newest, most thrilling, most different thing around the bend. Then there are their opposites. Where do you fall along this spectrum?
The winners of our 'Scary Playgrounds!' contest are committed to turning these decrepit playgrounds, pictured below, into vibrant community playspaces that encourage healthy, creative, unstructured outdoor play.