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National Geographic Travel

New Russian tanks to get gun that can ‘burn through a metre of steel’

Deputy prime minister boasts of powerful new armament for T-14 Armata, Russia’s new main battle tank<p>Russia’s new-generation main battle tank, the T-14 Armata, is to be fitted with a gun whose shell can “burn through a metre of steel”, a senior official has said.<p>The Armata was introduced with much …

What is Vladimir Putin doing in the skies of the Baltics?

A near-miss between a Scandinavian airliner and a Russian spy plane shows the Kremlin's war gaming<p>Being an airline pilot in the Baltics isn't an easy job these days. As well as freezing winter temperatures and heavy fogs, there's a growing risk of crashing into a Russian spy plane or military …

TomTom's new Android app saves you from speeding tickets

We should all be sticking to the speed limit, but there's always a danger any momentary lapse of concentration will be caught by a well-hidden speed camera. It's a constant worry, which is why petrolheads turn to technology like sat-navs to keep them out of trouble. The latest option is TomTom …

Steve Wozniak calls Apple's legendary garage 'a bit of a myth'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has never been shy to talk about the company he helped create, regardless of whatever the topic may be. Most recently, in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i> <i>Businessweek</i>, Wozniak touched briefly on a few topics from the early days of Apple, ranging from the vision of his …

Spotify Still Doesn't Make Any Money

Music streaming service Spotify likes to crow about how it hands 70% of the revenue it generates right back to artists in the form of royalty …

Sony Music

Mikhail Gorbachev: world on brink of new cold war over Ukraine

Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new cold war.<p>The former leader of the Soviet Union said: “We must make sure that we get the tensions that have arisen recently under control.”<p>The call comes amid a warning from the …

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

With a still-tepid recovery and stagnating wages, many of us have a tough time feeling inspired to extend any extra effort at work . But if you can do a better job, you will put yourself in a good position to climb up the ladder should an opportunity materialize, or to move to a totally new job, in …

Gasoline Hasn't Been This Cheap In 4 Years

It's time again for my weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Rounded to the penny Regular and Premium both dropped another five cents. Regular is now at its lowest price since November 2010. Will the price decline in gasoline boost discretionary …

Union reimburses teachers who go on strike

The National Union of Teachers is reimbursing members who walk out on Wednesday in support of Julie Davies, who has been on full pay for 14 year years despite the fact she has not been teaching<p>Teachers are being reimbursed for lost wages if they go on strike in defence of a militant union official, …

What One Entrepreneur Learned From Working for Steve Jobs

A graduate student drops out to take a position with Jobs and leaves an entrepreneur.<p>Imagine going to work for Steve Jobs as a recent college graduate. That's what happened to Mark Tacchi, who dropped out of graduate school in 1993 to take a job at NeXT, the computer company Jobs founded after …

Silicon Valley

UK Employment: Full-Time Workers Only Account for One in Every 40 New Jobs Since 2008

The headline figures for the UK job market may have improved but only one in every 40 new jobs since the recession has been for a full-time employee, …

Even 99 iPhones can't persuade this girl to marry

Surely the love brand can buy you love.<p>Surely, any girl, on seeing 99 iPhones arranged in the shape of a heart, would melt into waterfalls of tears and commit her undying passion to the man who had bought them for her.<p>Surely a roof made of wholemeal bread will see you through a Chicago winter.<p>Some …

Raw: Great Britain Honors Fallen Soldiers