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Unusual Halloween Traditions: Harvest celebrations across the globe

We're all aware of today's hugely popular Halloween traditions in the US and Canada — with supermarkets brimming with disguises and candy, they're …

Long Weekend Visit to New Orleans

Labor Day Weekend 2012, I had a place to stay with a friend and was off to see New Orleans, wanted to see why people I met in Austin were so …

New Orleans

How-To Create A Shibori Inspired Tie Dye

Learn how-to create a Shibori inspired tie dye with Daniela from Green Bird in #TechniqueTuesday with and then make her Shibori inspired dishtowels.

Crafting

Everglades, “Florida’s Reed Bed”

During Spain’s dominion over Florida its name was Cañaveral de la Florida (Florida’s Reed Bed). Everglades, its current name in English, meaning ever …

Florida

The Barcolana Regatta in Italy: Pictures

Grape Harvest at an Award-Winning Welsh Vineyard: Pictures

Pictures of the Week 10.13.16

The Best Cities for Running Tours

See the sights and prevent travel bloat? No sweat. Actually, lots of sweat.<p>If you prefer to tour a new city at a pace that surpasses a stroll, you're …

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

Beyond Fitbit: 'Neural dust' puts invisible cyborg tech deep inside you

Monitoring your heart rate and VO2 max (maximum oxygen volume) with the latest fitness tracker is nifty, but researchers are developing new, tiny tech to keep track of just about any organ, nerve or muscle in real time. If that's not futuristic-cyborg-cool enough for you, the so-called "neural …

Your battery status is being used to track you online

Battery status indicators are being used to track devices, say researchers from Princeton University – meaning warnings of privacy exposure have come to pass<p>A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking …

Batteries

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

New security flaw in credit card chip system revealed

Computer researchers claim to have found yet another flaw in the upgrade to the chip-based credit cards in the United States.<p>The chip on these credit cards have been praised for making them nearly impossible to counterfeit. While the cards also contain a magnetic strip, that strip is supposed to …

Credit Cards

Here's what it's like to travel 8 hours across Japan by train

There's a romance to travelling by train. The rhythm of the rails, the sway of the cars, the speed of the scenery. I can't help but think of movies like "The Spy Who Loved Me," "Trading Places," or the classic "Under Siege 2." Actually, maybe those aren't the best examples. But I'm sure there are …

New York City's Surprising Role Funding Slavery and Profiting Off the Civil War

I talked to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.<p>New York City has a reputation of being a liberal place, but the history of New York is much more convoluted and conservative …

Pictures of the Week 8.4.16

Winter Sports

What You Don’t Know About Your Medical Records Could Hurt You

The United States has poured billions into digitizing medical records in the hopes of making them safer. But this new tech has problems of its own.<p>The United States has poured billions into digitizing medical records in the hopes of making them safer. But as a seemingly growing number of lawsuits …

The Forbidden City’s 600-year-old plumbing keeps it dry as the rest of China floods

By Yanan Wang<p>, Reporter<p>During China's Ming Dynasty, only government officials and royalty were granted access to the Forbidden City, a sprawling palace complex commissioned by the emperor in the early 15th century. Aptly named and built with strict adherence to feng shui, the walled residence was …

China

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

This 3,000-Mile-Long Bike Lane Will Let You Ride From Maine To Florida

The lane is being cajoled into existence by the East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECGA). So far, 850 miles exist, and another 200 should be in place by …

Florida

Pictures of the Week 7.21.16

Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 07.21.16.<p>Time of Publication: 9:01 am. 9:01 am<p>When Edward Snowden met with …

The Wonderful Insanity of Shinjuku, Tokyo

Tokyo is incredible. Shinjuku is Tokyo’s craziest parts distilled down to a few blocks. Lights and sounds and crowds and madness. It’s amazing.<p>It’s quite something to experience, but if you can’t, here are a bunch of photos and a 360-video to give you an idea what it’s like.<p><i>Thinking about a long</i> …

Pictures of the Week 7.14.16

World Records

These 3D-Printed Cameras Are So Tiny They Can Be Injected Into Your Brain

The medical and surveillance applications are enormous.<p>This teeny little camera lens from the University of Stuttgart is so small it can be slipped over the tip of a strand of fiber optic. The three-lens camera, which can focus as close as 3 millimeters, is so tiny that it can be injected—complete …

Preview of Hampton Court Palace Flower Show: Pictures

Pictures of the Week 7.7.16

The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona: Pictures

Pictures of the Week 6.30.16