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Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

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Behind California's January Wildfires: Dry Conditions, Stubborn Weather Pattern

The state is the driest it's been since the 1890s.<p>On the heels of California's driest calendar year on record, wildfires have charred almost 2,000 acres around the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles, California.<p>Not exactly the way people want to stay warm during wintertime.<p>"This is not normal," …

Elephants in the Media: A Conversation with Melissa Groo

Wildlife<p>Photograph by Melissa Groo<p><b>Since 2001, elephant conservationist Melissa Groo has been managing the</b> <b>Save the Elephants listserv</b><b>, a free news service that disseminates daily news about elephants from around the world.</b><p>Save The Elephants (STE) is a Kenya-based international conservation …

Singapore Sightseeing: Changi International Airport

<i>I'm back home from attending the World Architecture Festival in Singapore last week (read my recap for World-Architects here), so I'm playing catchup</i> …

Egyptians defy violence to vote on constitution

Pro-government Egyptians have ignored a string of fatal clashes to vote for the first time in the post-Morsi era, in a referendum opposed by secular activists and loyalists to the ousted president.<p>Most polling stations were calm, with up to 160,000 soldiers policing voting queues across the …

Sewage at the Golden Globes, and more ways to ruin an awards ceremony

If you look closely – really closely – at the stars on the red carpet at last night's Golden Globes, you might be able to detect a hint of horror. That's not because they were about to settle into three hours of tedious smuggery, but because they might have been traipsing their expensive frocks …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

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The 25 Best Documentaries You Can Login To Netflix And Stream Right Now

Netflix will unveil its first major documentary in years when <i>The Square</i> becomes available to stream later this week, and by all accounts it’s a masterpiece. The behind-the-headlines story of the Tahrir Square protests during the Egyptian Revolution is piling up rave reviews — it’s currently 100% …

The World's Busiest Airport Is About to Introduce Free Wi-Fi

Travelers are closer to getting free Wi-Fi at the world’s busiest airport.<p>Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport plans to seek approval for a …

U.S. Transport Secretary Is Building America's Infrastructure Roadmap

Americans spend a total of 600,000 years stuck in traffic every year. The nation has about 100,000 bridges old enough for Medicare. And a recent …

Cool waves: the best surfing photography – in pictures

Chris Power<p>First published on Tue 14 Jan 2014 12.00 EST

Jim Moran to announce retirement

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran will retire after 23 years in the House, according to multiple Democratic sources.<p>The retirement is the third for Democrats this week: On Monday, California Rep. George Miller said he would leave Congress after 40 years and New York Rep. Bill Owens announced …

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …