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The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

War

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

iPad mini 2 skipping retina again: here’s why

If you’re waiting for a so-called “Retina” display on an iPad mini in the near future, you’ll be better off planning to wait it out for at least …

iPad Mini

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Monster Galaxy Note 2 has 288GB of storage, 9300mAh battery, dual SIM support

<i>Custom Galaxy Note 2: 288GB storage, 9300mAh battery case | Image credit: xda-developers</i><p>A custom dual SIM Galaxy Note 2 model packs a lot more memory and battery life than your average supersized smartphone, although such features come with a high-cost and can affect the looks of the device.<p>While …

Abandoned Luxury Cars of Dubai

Don’t you hate it when you have too many luxury cars? I mean, how annoying is that?! You’re always like, “Man, I don’t even know where to park all …

Luxury Lifestyle

From the Editor's Desk: After Google I/O

Three days just isn't enough to absorb all the info from Google I/O. In fact, it's physically impossible to get to every session, be it due to …

Google Play

Bull Run: 350 Lambos roar through Italy

That noise. Good God. It’s a constant braying, brawling cacophony that strangles your senses and sends your sense of bewilderment ricocheting against …

Google smartwatch is real, Gmail and Maps updates incoming

Leading into I/O, lots of information gets tossed around. Some of it is complete nonsense, later unearthed to be so. Some is solid information, and questioned thoroughly before being vetted as accurate.<p><i>Android Authority</i> has recently spoken with sources close to Google regarding some of what is in …

FYI: Why Do Old People Get So Hairy?

Scientists explain what causes hair to grow everywhere but the head as we age.<p>You've seen it at the local pool, at the beach, or even on your own grandpa. Old grizzled men with enough back hair to knit an afghan. Rampant tufts of hair springing out of dark nasal and ear cavities and eyebrows that …

Former Assassin's Creed and THQ Montreal producer Jean-François Boivin fired by Ubisoft, says Patrice Desilets

Former Assassin's Creed creative director Patrice Desilets wasn't the only Ubisoft Montreal employee let go from the studio this week. According to Desilets, Assassin's Creed producer and former THQ Montreal colleague Jean-François Boivin has also been fired by Ubisoft.<p>"Thinking of my good friend …

Ouya secures $15 million in VC funding and delays retail launch as its CEO works to build a 'dream'

This morning, Ouya announced $15 million in additional funding earmarked to support developers and meet "greater than expected demand" for its retail launch, which slipped from June 4 to June 25, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman told Polygon in an interview this week.<p>The new funding from Kleiner Perkins …

Battlefield 3 and Battlelog DDOS attack continues, upcoming double XP event postponed

DICE and EA are still working to resolve issues with servers for <i>Battlefield 3</i> and the <i>Battelog</i> service resulting from an ongoing denial-of-service attack, according to posts on the Battlelog forums.<p>Severs for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC versions of the game crashed late Tuesday night after an …

Nokia hedges its commitment to Windows Phone with new Asha platform and $99 phone

Two years ago, Nokia underwent a major software reboot in abandoning its old Symbian ways and moving to Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system. Alongside that switch in the high-end segment, the company also introduced an unpretentious understudy OS it called Asha, which spawned a variety of …

Nokia's new portable charger is a real-life Live Tile

Nokia just launched a new Asha phone on Thursday, but it's also spreading its Lumia-inspired design and color elsewhere. The Finnish smartphone maker is launching a new DC-18 portable USB charger that looks very similar to Microsoft's Windows Phone Live Tiles. While Nokia has previously launched an …

A look inside Netflix and how Reed Hastings built a streaming empire

<i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today ran a feature story on Netflix and its CEO Reed Hastings, providing perhaps the best look yet at the inner workings of the streaming service. Among the interesting tidbits, we now have a definitive number for just how large Netflix's content catalog is; the company's …