Megan Wirth

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Could high-end camping gear save lives around the world?

<b>When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save lives in rural communities across the world.</b><p>Every day about three billion people across the …

Bright.com bags $14 million for jobs searches

SAN FRANCISCO -- Bright.com, an Internet job search and recruitment service, has nabbed $14 million in funding.<p>The startup allows job candidates to obtain a Bright score, used by employers to see how well candidates match to their needs. Bright boasts over 6 million visits from job seekers a …

To keep things fresh, online grocers will meet you halfway

Buying bananas, milk and chicken online has little in common with adding shoes, a cellphone or books to an electronic shopping cart. Books can sit on the stoop for a few hours, cellphones don't melt, and in all but extreme circumstances, no one waits at home for two hours hoping the delivery van …

eCommerce

When Is The First Day Of Fall?

We've been talking a lot about fall lately. And it hasn't even started yet. So, when is the first day of fall?<p>The first day of fall -- also known as the autumnal equinox -- is Sunday, Sept. 22. The equinox itself will arrive at 4:44 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.<p>What are some things you could be doing …

Creating “virtual souvenirs”: Interview with eBook author Jill Paris

READING ABOUT other peoples’ experiences abroad is one of the best motivators for me to travel. So when Jill Paris approached me about her eBook, …

The New Design of Travel Apps in Apple's iOS 7 Mobile Operating System

Idyllic island life off the coast of Italy

Often overlooked in favour of glitzier neighbours Capri and Positano, tiny Procida is the kind of tradition-bound Mediterranean escape that is increasingly hard to find.

Italy

The Different Cancún: Another Side of Paradise

The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery. The acclaim …

10 Mugshots From The 1930s With Curious Details

People should really think twice when picking a criminal alias.<p>A capsule provided by the Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums, these mugshots are thought to be taken in the 1930s in and around Newcastle, England.

Archives

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National Geographic will release …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

Strand Residence in Dana Point, California by Horst Architects

Modern Architecture Inspiration.<p>The creative team of Horst Architects designed the luxurious Strand Residence located in Dana Point, California. The …

Architecture

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