Julianne Chan

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15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

Paris attacks: How Europe's migrant crisis gave terrorist Abdelhamid Abaaoud the perfect cover

Abdelhamid Abaaoud - and others involved in the Paris attacks - exploited the chaos of Europe’s migrant crisis to come and go as they pleased by posing as refugees<p>As one of Europe’s most wanted men, Abdelhamid Abaaoud should, in theory, have struggled to move anywhere on the continent without being …

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

Family holidays: 10 places you wouldn't think to take your family

<b>1. Madagascar</b><p>Madagascar truly is the land of the bizarre. This extraordinary island, marooned during the break-up of the Gondwana supercontinent some 165 million years ago, carries a cargo of fauna and flora found nowhere else on earth. There are the famous lemurs, of course – at least 100 species …

10 places from your favorite movies that you can actually visit

I think it's safe to say that all of us have dreamed of being part of our favorite movies. I mean, who wouldn't want to victoriously run up hundreds of steps to "Gonna Fly Now," walk through a fabulous hotel lobby like a boss or skip around the Shire alongside your favorite hobbits?<p>Here's the good …

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Why France has become a prime target for terrorists

John Schindler, the national-security columnist for the New York Observer, tweeted on Saturday: "Jihadists with Balkan small arms were shooting up France in 1995 ... got no idea why anybody is surprised by last night's horror."<p>Attackers used guns and bombs at several sites across Paris on Friday, …

Fannie and Freddie won't go away

Let’s face it: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are a national disgrace. There is no good reason why the nation with the most sophisticated financial …

'PC Does What?': Microsoft, Intel, HP, Dell and Lenovo Launch Big Ad Campaign

Tech News<p>So many people have gone so long without buying a new personal computer that the industry's biggest players are trying something different: a quirky advertising campaign. The $70 million marketing push aims to highlight how much better PCs have gotten since smartphones and tablets came …

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One of Silicon Valley's top investors just eviscerated the 'subprime unicorn' boom in tech

In an opinion piece in the Financial Times published late on Friday, Moritz, a partner at Sequoia Capital, says that many startups recently valued at $1 billion (£650 million) or above "seem the flimsiest of edifices."<p>When Moritz talks, people sit up and listen. The "Welsh wizard" is one of the …