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Iceland camper van road trip tips

Iceland has become a popular family vacation destination for many reasons: it is every bit as breathtakingly beautiful as it looks in photographs, …

Alaskans Celebrate July 4th by Launching Cars off Cliffs

The 4th of July, America‘s Independence Day, is one where friends and family come together to celebrate our nation’s independence with beer, …

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

The secret to enjoying a long-haul flight (in economy class)

The rewards of long-haul travel can be wonderful. I’ll never forget a couple of years ago waking up at 4am in St Lucia and hearing the dawn chorus as the sun rose above the Pitons, knowing that back home it was a bitter, murky February day. Or the sheer excitement of threading through the …

Iceland’s psychedelic Stonehenge

In Iceland’s northeast corner, there’s a road that few will recommend. It has largely been forgotten by the tourism boom – and that’s what makes it so special.

Stonehenge

101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

Romantic Comedy

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

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Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

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Graphene-based nanolubricants could grease automotive industry’s future

Recent research has shown that adding nanoparticles to liquids significantly enhances some of their properties. "Nanofluids" have been synthesised …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Android Phones

Houses made from cardboard? Really? It's true, and these people are making them

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the <i>Wikkelhouse</i>, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch …

A brief, totally sincere history of April Fools’ Day

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ah, April.<p>A month of cherry blossoms and light cardigans, birds twittering and taxes being filed. And, of course, peak harvest season for Switzerland’s world-famous spaghetti crop, which, thanks to an exceptionally mild …

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This Wearable Patch Uses Sweat To Monitor Blood Glucose Levels

And can automatically deliver medication with microneedles<p>People with diabetes prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood glucose levels, and dose themselves daily with injections of insulin. This monitoring is crucial, as rises in sugar levels in the blood can, over time, …

30 ways graphene is about to change your life

It's strong, it's flexible, and it's here. After a long time cooking in the labs, the first graphene-based products are beginning to trickle out into …

Waves That Look Like Brushstrokes by Photographer Warren Keelan – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

New South Wales-based photographer Warren Keelan captures waves that move like strokes of paint, producing images that look more like paintings than …

The rats who sniff out tuberculosis

The African giant pouched rat can be trained to sniff out tuberculosis more accurately than most lab tests. So why is the medical profession still sceptical?<p>In a small, hot room in a compound located in Tanzania’s lush southern highlands, one day in mid-December, were three white-clad technicians, …

Ann Selzer Is The Best Pollster In Politics

How her old-school rigor makes her uncannily accurate.<p>An old “PBS NewsHour” clip, in all its dull, steady glory, pretty much pinpoints the moment …

8-Year-Old Burn Victim Who Lost Family in Fire Receives Hundreds of Christmas Cards After Sweet Wish: 'I Got All These Cards!'

An 8-year-old girl who survived a house fire and suffered burns over 75 percent of her body has one wish this holiday season: She wants to fill her …

New 3D Snake Painting Looks Like It’s Primed to Pounce Off the Page

Artist Stefan Pabst has a knack for creating 3D drawings. Since we last featured his work, the artist has continued to expand his portfolio of drawings that look as though they're ready to leap off the page. One of his most recent creations is a snake that will either have you running while …

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Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Tanzania president warns of rising religious tensions before referendum

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania’s president said tensions between Muslims and Christians were rising ahead of a constitutional referendum and elections and warned religious leaders against political meddling, saying this could stoke violence.<p>Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of Tanzania, …

Non-invasive ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer's mice

A potential method of treating Alzheimer's disease using ultrasound is being hailed as a "breakthrough".<p>A team of researchers at the University of Queensland's Queensland Brain Institute Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research have successfully restored memory function in mice using the …

Look At This Tiny Drone [Video]

This would mean the end of privacy, if wind didn’t exist<p>When learning to fly remotely controlled aircraft, it’s often best to start small. At under two inches a side, the CX-10 Mini Drone is about as small as drones come. Smaller than a graham cracker square, it’s a great introductory tool for …

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George Hurrell: the master of the Hollywood still

George Hurrell didn't just photograph Hollywood's greats: as a new collection of his work reveals, he also imbued them with their mysterious allure<p>At 16, George Hurrell couldn’t decide whether to become a priest or an artist. A Chicago resident, he applied to both the Quigley Seminary and the Art …

Genealogy 101: Discover Your Roots

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Every “journey home” begins at home. The search to learn more about your ancestors—who they were, where they came from, what happened to them, and why—starts in conversations with relatives, in the attic or basement rifling through old photos and documents, at the local …

Articles about modern chicken coop looks mini avian airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our July/August 2011 family- and play-themed issue we featured three very cool chicken coops designed and built by a cadre of...<p>Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.<p>Switching coasts from Brooklyn to Portland gave architects Mitchell Snyder and Shelley Martin a new set …

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …