Holy U-Turn

The grandson of legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland, Nicholas Vreeland was poised for a decadent life in high-society. Then, he decided to give it all up and become a Buddhist monk.


After the successful prosecution of Eric Prokopi, a ‘one-man black market in prehistoric fossils,’ paleontologists debate the best, legal ways to continue fossil preservation and recording.

From shark diving in Hawaii to camel rides in Mongolia to kite-surfing off Cape Cod, The Daily Beast picks the coolest adventure trips for you to check out this summer.

The Dalai Lama tells Wolf Blitzer that he's not disappointed at getting snubbed by Obama on his visit to the U.S., saying he wouldn't want to create create any inconvenience to anyone or any embarrassment for the Chinese. CNN