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An Army grunt's astonishing 1970 photos capture a hellish Vietnam firefight

Trying to kill a sniper<p>An entire Army base versus a lone Viet Cong<p>In April 1970, 22-year-old James Speed Hensinger, an enlisted man in the U.S. …

U.S. Army

Map of the world's rudest place names is a thing of beauty

LONDON — If ever you needed proof that the world is a truly wicked, despicable place, just cast your eyes over the map below.<p>From the American …

North America

Beyond the Summit: 19 Kilimanjaro Facts - The Hiking Adventure

There's a lot more to Kilimanjaro than just "getting to the top". To the Summit. A geological phenomenon, steeped in history, local tradition and …

Mountaineering

How to make the ultimate beer-baked mac 'n' cheese recipe

Just when you thought mac 'n' cheese couldn't get any better, something magical happens. The Rackhouse Pub in Denver sent us this recipe a few years ago and it's no wonder it remains a reader favorite. Combine five -- yes, five -- kinds of cheese in a rich base lightened with a cup of amber ale, …

23 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At Britain Forever

Map porn, basically.

How to travel with just a carry-on

The usual response I get when I ask friends and family why they're choosing to pay a $25 or higher fee instead of just packing a carry-on is that they could never fit all their belongings into one small bag.<p>With these packing tips, you certainly can.

Mercedes S-class Cabriolet review: the plushest convertible around?

Mercedes S-class cabriolet<p>The Mercedes-Benz badge is undoubtedly prestigious, but can it cut it against the likes of Bentley?<p>That’s a question the new S-class Cabriolet will have to answer. Bentley has for a long time been purveyor of some of the most opulent four-seat convertibles around. But now …

Cabriolets

Dubai Is Building the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by …

Renewable Energy

Why You Need This Healthy Green Smoothie in Your Life ASAP

Break out your blenders, ladies and gentlemen. It's officially juicing season. And those who drink their breakfast on the regular know that, for the …

In honor of the Queen’s birthday, check out this simple etiquette guide on how to behave like a proper British gentleman or lady

TODAY IS THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF HER MAJESTY the Queen, and this weekend is St. George’s Day, the holiday in honor of England’s patron saint. In both …

Let This Bot Generate Millions of Logos for Your Brand

Beyond offering a product or service that people want, every great company needs an attractive and memorable logo. For those who are not artistically …

'Superman,' The Inside Story: Director Richard Donner Remembers Meeting Stallone to Play the Lead, Working With Brando, and a Near-Fatal Knife Attack

The famed director reveals how Marlon Brando wanted to play Jor-El as a "bagel," fights with his producer and how he discovered Christopher Reeve for …

20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

'I need a drink': British woman lands in Sydney after 21,000km flight in vintage biplane

A British aviator has touched down in Sydney, completing her 21,000km solo flight from England in a vintage open cockpit biplane.<p>“I need a drink. And I need a hairdresser,” Tracey Curtis-Taylor said as she climbed out of her 1942 Boeing Stearman, Spirit of Artemis, to cheers and applause at Sydney …

Cape Town

The way UK cops subdued a terrorist suspect reveals a key difference between policing in Britain and America

Despite facing a combative and armed suspect, officers subdued and arrested him using only Tasers.<p>UK cops typically don't carry guns, except for specially trained "firearms officers." No firearms officers were present during Sunday's knife attack, though, a representative for the Metropolitan …

This 6-in-1 Gadget Is the Key to Stress-Free Travel

As an on-the-go adventurer, all the time-saving travel tips you have amassed over the years still can’t seem to make up for time lost digging through your purse or luggage to locate the essentials. Whether it’s a cell phone stand for movie viewings by campfire, a SIM card case and pin in …

Swiss Army Knives

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Qatar Airways plane abandons 100mph takeoff as 'runway too short'

A Qatar Airways flight had to abandon a 100mph takeoff as media guests on board watched live on TV screens from inside the plane.The incident, which …

The Price of the Wearable Craze: Less Data Security

Technology pioneer isn't a role people associate with former vice president Dick Cheney, but technology security experts today give his medical advisory team props for a move made back in 2007 — disabling the wireless capability on Cheney's pacemaker. The act was, of course, a cautionary effort …

5 Before-And-After Photos Tell You The Avengers Original Looks in The Comics

<b>Most of us may have forgotten the original looks of The Avengers.</b><p>After dominating the comic industry for nearly a century, Marvel have produced some …

The 25 Most Important Full Frontal Nude Scenes in Movies

As titillating as the phrase "full frontal nudity" may sound, baring it all on screen is not always a sexy endeavor. Truth be told, nudity can be as …

Louis Saha: 'A British bank lost me a six-figure sum. I’m suing’

Former football star Louis Saha knows first-hand the financial pitfalls facing top players. He talks about his career highs and lows<p>- The best of today's Telegraph Money<p>During a stellar career playing for Fulham, Manchester United, Everton and Spurs, Louis Saha, 37, achieved the highs of winning …

America’s Most Dangerous Cities 2015

Photo credit: csfotoimages<p>Although Detroit’s crime statistics, like its finances, appear to be headed in the right direction, the Motor City once again tops Forbes’ list of America’s Most Dangerous Cities.<p>There were 298 murders and intentional homicides in Detroit in 2014, the lowest number in 47 …

Criminology

These are the biggest lies on Wall Street

<i>The only thing that's within your control, really, is your saving rate. So you have to save more money. If you don't save more money you cannot count on the stock market to bail you out.</i><p><i>And I think the big lie on Wall Street and in the financial-advisor community is a sentence that begins kind-of</i> …

Here's how much we’d all get if the UK dumped its welfare state and introduced a universal basic income scheme instead

In 2017, Finland will introduce a type of universal basic income scheme, in which most of the country's welfare state will be abolished and replaced with a single €800 (£579, $879) per month stipend, payable to all Finns, regardless of their income, tax-free.<p>Citizens of Finland will be allowed to …

Thrilling New Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer Further Proves Not all Sequels Are Terrible Ideas

The <i>Independence Day: Resurgence</i> trailer is here to light up your Sunday.<p>Two of the most critically beloved movies of 2015—<i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> and <i>Creed</i>—were long-delayed sequels that seemed, at first glance, to be terribly risky concepts. Both paid off in spades (not to mention that <i>other</i> massive …

Film Industry

The top 100 brands for millennials

Ad agency Moosylvania asked 1,500 millennials — defined as 20 to 35-year-olds — to select their favorite brands over the past three years.<p>Great Questions, LLC helped rank the winning brands.<p>These brands are the ones that came out on top.<p>Some are surprising — others, not so much.<p>A common theme for …

Craft beer is going through an identity crisis

It started out as the cool teenager who listens to alternative bands like Pavement and fights against the proverbial powers that be - railing against the world of the corporate beer giants.<p>The US brewing industry was stagnant following the post-Prohibition boom, with the number of breweries slowly …

Kroger is building the grocery store of the future

For example, few customers probably are aware that every time they walk into a Kroger, an infrared camera notes their arrival.<p>In 2012, Kroger rolled out QueVision, a technology platform that uses sensors and predictive analytics to feed managers real-time data — the first and currently only system …

Google Maps for Apple Watch doesn't actually have any maps

Instead of making a pint-sized version of the full Google Maps experience for a much smaller screen, the company decided to do away with maps entirely and simply have your watch tell you which direction you need to go.<p>Extremely minimalistic in its design, the Google Maps app for Apple Watch …