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What’s Cortana for Window Phone? Microsoft’s mashup of Siri and Google Now

If you haven’t heard of Cortana yet, you probably will soon. Besides being a helpful computer interface in the Microsoft(s msft) <i>Halo</i> video-game …

Are We Living in a Black Hole?

Our universe may reside within a vast, black hole.<p>Let's rewind the clock. Before humans existed, before Earth formed, before the sun ignited, before galaxies arose, before light could even shine, there was the Big Bang. This happened 13.8 billion years ago.<p>But what about before that? Many …

King Tut's Mummified Penis Hints at Political Struggle?

The king's burial as god of the afterlife reflects ancient turmoil, study says.<p>He's ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh. The discovery of King Tut's treasure-filled tomb in 1922 made him an international sensation and a subject of continuing study and analysis.<p>Most recently, mummy expert Salima …

Oldest Known Fossil of Flowering-Plant Sex Found in Amber

The hundred-million-year-old amber contains flowers frozen in the act of reproduction.<p><b>Getting caught "doing it" is embarrassing enough, but imagine being frozen in flagrante delicto for a hundred million years.</b><p><b>That's what happened to a species of flowering plant encased in amber originally</b> …

20,000 Species Are Near Extinction: Is it Time to Rethink How We Decide Which to Save?

Last of the Last<p>Choosing the ones to save is driven mostly by whether we like them or not.<p>M. Sanjayan remembers debating grad school biology classmates about the fate of the California condor back in the 1990s, when the bird was on the brink of extinction.<p>Should the condor, which had almost been …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Why do we value gold?

<b>Mankind's attitude to gold is bizarre. Chemically, it is uninteresting - it barely reacts with any other element. Yet, of all the 118 elements in the periodic table, gold is the one we humans have always tended to choose to use as currency. Why?</b><p>Why not osmium or chromium, or helium, say - or maybe …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

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Breathtaking Aerial Photography of Some of the Most Scenic Places Around the Globe

Master Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand devoted five years in his project to photograph 6 continents from way above. What that painstaking patience …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Arne Olaf's Photoshop hybrid animals - Telegraph

Wizard Nebula, Gravity Waves

The Wizard Nebula lights up, the sun reveals a dark spot, and a telescope spins in this week's best space pictures.

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

Manipulated Photographs, Manipulated Memories

Photo manipulation is nearly as old, if not as old, as photography itself. It has been used in state propaganda, to unify nations, for aesthetic and …

Unpacked

Featured<p>FeaturedWonderings: what can you do about overtourism?Overtourism is a huge problem for destinations like Venice – but travellers can make a positive difference by carefully considering when and where they go.…<p>Behind the scenesFREE mini-guides: London, Warsaw, Charleston and Norway's …

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Mojave Mirrors: World's Largest Solar Plant Ready to Shine

Ivanpah, the world's largest solar thermal plant, is to begin generating power this summer. Challenges included relocating a population of endangered desert tortoises.<p><b>The Ivanpah Valley of the Mojave Desert in California is</b> <b>home to</b> <b>spiky yucca trees, long-nosed leopard lizards, loggerhead shrikes,</b> …

First Unlooted Royal Tomb of Its Kind Unearthed in Peru

Three queens were buried with golden treasures, human sacrifices.<p><b>It was a stunning discovery: the first unlooted imperial tomb of the Wari, the ancient civilization that built South America's earliest empire between 700 and 1000 A.D. Yet it wasn't happiness that Milosz Giersz felt when he first</b> …