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A Walk Above the Treetops in Cape Town

This footbridge with glorious views of Cape Town, South Africa's Table Mountain is the <b>Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway.</b> The walkway was opened to the …

Cape Town

Pebble’s smartstraps are a big deal and bad news for Apple

One of the biggest criticisms of the Apple Watch, even before its officially launched, is the limited number of sensors built into the device. That’s why I suspect there’ll be some sore heads in Cupertino today after Pebble announced its plan for smartstraps.<p>After launching its color screen Pebble …

Netanyahu regrets speech seen as political

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that a proposed agreement between world powers and Iran was "a bad deal" that would not stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons -- but would rather pave its way to getting lots of them and leave the Jewish State in grave …

Israel

Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 hands-on comparison (Video)

Believe it or not, there’s an iPhone 6 in that pile of smartphones shown in the image above and we’re going to compare it to Samsung’s newly announced Galaxy S6. Which one would you prefer? More importantly, what are the major differences between these two devices? Well, let’s go ahead and find out…<p>…

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

A Wooden Canoe Built By Nick Offerman

Channel your inner Ron Swanson<p>The hustle of Hollywood isn’t exactly conducive to hobbies, especially not a mastery of woodworking. Yet actor and comedian Nick Offerman, known for his role as Ron Swanson on <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, snuck in the time to build this 18 foot-long canoe called Lucky Boy. …

The One Thing Each Party Needs to Overcome by 2016

Each party emerged from the 2012 pres­id­en­tial elec­tion fa­cing one key elect­or­al chal­lenge be­fore the next con­test in 2016. More than 18 …

Analysts blame cheap food for obesity across all groups

Our food is cheap – perhaps too cheap, if you look at the intersection of economics and obesity.<p>Researchers have found that obesity hits all groups of Americans – those with more money and education and those with less. That, and some other findings, challenge the common views about what's fueling …

The Week In Numbers: What Curiosity Took To Mars, Lab-Grown Meat, And More

<b>1966</b>: year John Steinbeck wrote a letter to <i>Popular Science</i> arguing for the creation of a NASA for the oceans<p><b>65</b>: number of bacteria species the rover Curiosity took on a trip to Mars<p><b>16,500 kilometers</b>: diameter of Jupiter's no-longer-so-Great Red Spot<p>​<p><b>29 percent</b>: portion of the American public who …

Stung By Criticism, Obama Preps Sweeping Defense Of His Foreign Policy Approach

(Adds details about Syria)<p>By Steve Holland<p>WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) - Stung by criticism, President Barack Obama will use a speech on Wednesday to launch a sweeping defense of his approach to foreign policy, one that he will say is reliant on multilateral diplomacy instead of military …

Military shutting down facility targeted by conspiracy theorists

A US military research facility long at the center of conspiracy theories will be dismantled and shut down this summer, if all goes according to plan. HAARP, an acronym for High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, has been implicated in everything from mind control to extreme weather like …

Apple wants to ban past and future Samsung devices from being sold in the US

Based on the most recent verdict in Apple v. Samsung, Apple is attempting to seek a permanent injunction against any Samsung device that infringes upon its patents.<p>While this includes the devices that were at the center of the latest court case, it also includes “software or code capable of …