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Dark matter helped destroy the dinosaurs, physicist posits

<b>Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs</b><br>Lisa Randall<i><br>ECCO, $29.99</i><p>Dark matter. Dinosaurs. Few topics are as effective at grabbing the attention of science …

A Crude Look at the Whole looks at complexity theory, which wants to understand everything.

The world has gotten a lot smaller over the past century, but the store of knowledge has become unfathomably large. One way to think about it: Last …

How to eat like a local on Italy's Amalfi Coast

Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast are a culinary Valhalla, where produce and well-trained taste buds have created one of the world’s most envied culinary landscapes. Whet your appetite with the following Italian food essentials, straight from the pages of Lonely Planet’s latest <i>Naples, Pompeii &</i> …

Planning your perfect trip to the Amalfi Coast

South from chaotic and fascinating Naples, the vertiginous and craggy Amalfi Coast – and the three island outposts of Capri, Ischia and Procida – have been a magnet for visitors since Roman times.<p>Hemmed in by high mountains, the coastal towns of the Campania region are physically unspoilt, and they …

Live the good life: 12 local experiences on the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is famous for its sophisticated glamour, secret beaches, shady groves and sensational views. Discover a whole new side to the region with our countdown of its 12 best local experiences.<p>1. Leap into the Mediterranean<p>The greatest thrill on the Amalfi Coast is to head out for the open …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

Caribbean DIY island-hopping: St-Martin/Sint Maarten

If you’re thinking Caribbean this year, don’t want to book a cruise, can’t afford a yacht, and don’t know where to begin, think St-Martin/Sint Maarten. This 33-square-mile island is split in half into a Dutch (aka the jammin’ side) and French (the traditional European) side.<p>It’s not exactly a …