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50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

The Bilenkin Vintage is a retro-Russian coachbuilt BMW

If you want to add some retro Russian style to your E92 BMW 3 Series, the coachbuilt Vintage by Bilenkin Classic Cars is probably your best (and only) option. The coupe's shape takes inspiration from vehicles of the Communist era, but this bespoke machine's design gets even crazier on the …

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Go inside the most expensive home in San Francisco, on the market for $28 million

What does the most expensive house in one of America's most expensive cities look like? According to Curbed SF, 2250 Vallejo St., a circa 1901 mansion turned contemporary dream home built on one of San Francisco's highest streets, just became the most expensive listing in the city.<p>Meticulously …

Astronomers are freaking out over this newly discovered Earth-sized planet — and for good reason

The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.<p>Furthermore, the exoplanet is the closest rocky Earth-sized exoplanet ever discovered, by far.<p>…

Facebook Will Beam Internet From Satellites To Africa In 2016

Bringing Internet.org's mission to fruition<p>Until now, Facebook’s mission to beam internet connectivity to the world through its Internet.org philanthropic organization has been largely limited to piggy-backing on existing wireless networks on the ground. Sure, Facebook has tested Aquila, its …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Watch as Aston Martin's $2.3 million hypercar meets the awesome bomber it was named after

The Aston Martin Vulcan is simply one of the best-looking cars money can buy right now. Aston introduced the Vulcan earlier this year at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Immediately, the $2.3 million hypercar became the talk of the town. The Vulcan's intoxicating combination of style, aggression, and …

Why you should always dress up on a plane

I get it, flights are long, seats are uncomfortable. You want to wear something flexible and not sit on jeans buttons for eight hours.<p>But there's a difference between looking sloppy and rocking leisurewear.<p>You can look put-together in less than 10 minutes if you just have your outfit planned and …

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30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

6 next-gen electric vehicles taking on Tesla

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Tesla tears up the headlines like nobody's business. The California-based company makes the most widely coveted luxury electric vehicle in existence, and it just officially launched its next car, the Model X, last night. The automaker has garnered attention from car enthusiasts, …

Forget mega yachts — this mobile private island just upped the ante on billionaire toys

Yacht design has gotten pretty extravagant in recent years, but nothing compares to Kokomo Ailand.<p>More mobile island than yacht, Kokomo is a floating, semi-submersed vessel with a level of luxury that rivals a four-star resort. According to renderings, the "private floating habitat" features …

Color-changing helmets could warn you about head injuries

Head injuries can be particularly sinister -- unless it's obvious that you took a bad blow, you might not get the help you need in time to mitigate the damage. University of Pennsylvania scientists may have an easy way to raise the red flag when you're hurt, however. They've crafted a polymer that …

This Inflatable Space Elevator Could House Hotels and Airports High In The Sky

The logistics of launching into orbit might be very difficult but at least if you build it, tourists will come.<p>Thoth is a Canadian company that makes miniaturized, lightweight gadgets to be taken into space, and now it has just patented an insane, sci-fi technology that could make getting them into …

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MicFlip's reversible micro USB will end your cable frustrations

Sometimes a product comes along that is so ingenious and so simple, that you wonder why it has not been invented before. The MicFlip USB cable is one …

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Samsung’s latest innovation will save millions of lives

In recent years, road accidents have become the 9th leading cause of death globally. About 1.3 million people die every year with an average of 3,287 …