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Tuscany and Its Cultured Landscapes

Beautiful scenery, spectacular buildings and a "sense of history" -- the Tuscan part of the Via Francigena rolls them all into one.<p>Beautiful landscapes -- like so many other things in life that are beautiful -- come in more varieties than one. There are, on the one hand, the grand majestic …

Italy

Sicily! Wine, Culinary & Cultural Explorations (PHOTOS)

My quads winced stepping onto the tall ancient stone platform of the desolated Doric temple, known as Temple E. Surrounded by towering antiquated limestone columns, it was once part of five sacred Greek temples and an acropolis, now the Selinunte Greek Temple Ruins, in Trapani province, on the …

Wine-Tasting, Hiking, Rudesheim and the Rheingau (Why Rick Steves Might Want to Reconsider)

<i>I was smack in the middle of wrapping up work, deciding on what to pack and squeezing in a few last-minute doctor appointments when it hit me: "I need a Rick Steves," I thought. Two minutes on Amazon, and it was done. Rick Steve's "Germany" would be delivered the day before I was flying out. But it</i> …

Wine Tasting

Arbroath: Tiny Town, Big History

When life in the metropolitan U.K. gets dramatic and ridiculous, Scotland provides a merry little old-world escape (for proof, please review our recent reasons to love Scotland, reasons to visit Scotland, and reasons why Scotland is "zen").<p>And if Scotland itself is an escape, the charming town of …

The Man Who Literally Built 'Star Wars'

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metal<p><b>PLUS: The Art of Star Wars: See Exclusive Storyboards from the Original Trilogy</b><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

hair loss

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter - step by step help on how to set up and use an incident light meter to balance …

Three Great Sicilian Hotels, in Three Great Sicilian Places Off the Beaten Track

On my trip to glorious Sicily two weeks ago, in late October, I found bands of roving Americans devoting days, even weeks, to the exploration of this mesmerizing island. Bravo! It is time we held off on one more Milan/Venice/Florence tour, and looked into other parts of Italy!<p>However, the fly in …

Yale Professor Comes Up With Theory To Explain A Fan Mystery In James Bond Flick 'Skyfall'

However, one fan theory that came about was that villain Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) may be M's (Judi Dench) son. (Remember Silva was the one who wanted revenge on M for leaving him to rot in a cell in Hong Kong.)<p>Sound crazy?<p>Yale law professor Stephen L. Carter doesn't think so.<p>Carter says he came …

Hong Kong

Post-Twitter IPO: Time to fret about a new tech bubble?

The stories are legendary. Startups with no real business model and few prospects of building real companies went public in the late 1990s. Investors obliged, generating millions of dollars for corporate insiders, and before long, Silicon Valley had no shortage of firms bulging with cash and armed …