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The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Motion Capture

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Why Innovation Eats Reinvention's Lunch, Every Time

Once upon a time, an automotive company was started with a bold dream: to usher in a new era of motorized transportation. This company would employ thousands of people, from a CEO down to the factory floor. This company would generate tremendous economic gains for the surrounding communities — and …

What managers do at a company that’s trying to replace them with software

The enterprise software company Asana manages to serve multi-billion-dollar startups such as Airbnb, Uber, Dropbox and Pinterest with only 65 employees. That’s because streamlining workflow is what the company, whose motto is “Teamwork without email,” is designed to do.<p>The company, founded by the …

Project Management

20 Ways to Take a Better Photo

It's not always about owning a better camera. Whether you shoot with a smartphone or DSLR, these simple tips will improve your shots.<p>Square-one advice: (1) <b>GET TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA</b>. Spending time with the user's manual won't kill you. Some cameras even display tips onscreen while you're shooting, as …

Own the Night: 10 Tips for Driving After Dark

Night driving isn't just annoying, it's dangerous. Here are 10 of our favorite tips to make your nocturnal migrations safer and better.<p>Night driving isn't just annoying, it's dangerous. Here are 10 of our favorite tips to make your nocturnal migrations safer and better.

An A-Z of the 90s films that Generation Y grew up with

A <b>is for</b> <b>Aladdin</b><p>Starting with Cadillac Man and ending with Bicentennial Man, Robin Williams made 27 films over the course of the 90s. That's a whole spectrum of Robin Williamses: kooky (Mrs Doubtfire), mournful (What Dreams May Come), creepy (Jack) and annoying (again, Bicentennial Man). Yet the most …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

My underwater robot | David Lang

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Wikimedia

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop - Lonely Planet US

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking better travel photographs is full of practical …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Planning your dream Himalayan trip

For mountain lovers and the vertically inclined the Himalayas represent nothing less than the crowning apex of nature's grandeur. Here dramatic forested gorges rise to skylines of snow-capped glaciated peaks through a landscape that ranges from high-altitude desert to dripping rhododendron forest. …

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Could You Ride a Motorcycle 1000 Miles in 24 Hours?

A group of long-distance motorcycling enthusiasts looks for adventure on the open road, a few thousand miles at a time.<p><b>If you have ever wanted to hop on your</b> motorcycle and ride for days, just to see how much ground you could cover or where you'd end up, you're not alone.<p>"There are as many reasons …

Hiking

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

World Wonders

How to Snipe Out Your Best Photographs Ever

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and <i>fire</i>. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than …

U.S. Marines

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

Strap yourself in: the world's most extreme road trips

Travelling these routes inspires wonder and awe in those willing to shrug off the discomforts and heart-in-mouth moments they entail.<p>Whether you're gazing through a dirt-smudged window on a clapped-out bus, its engine revving desperately to clear a narrow pass, or grinding through an endless …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Scenes From India

Diversity is everywhere in India, from its religions and languages to its economy, and climates. The second-most populous nation in the world, India is home to more than 1.2 billion people. Most are Hindu, but seven other religions -- including Islam, Christianity and Sikhism -- make up nearly 20 …

Accommodation In India…Some Of My Personal Favorites

My latest visit to India is about to come to an end. And from my beach hut balcony I now sit, staring out at the Indian Ocean, writing in rhythm with …

Auroville, An Experimental Town in India

Imagine an experimental town in South India called Auroville where the earth is a rich red. Where the people–from all over–live off only the foods …

December 2017 India Festivals and Events Guide

01 of 30<p>The second edition of the St+art Mumbai Festival transforms an unused warehouse at Sassoon Dock with a multitude of urban art installations …