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Top Treks: Milford Track

Escape into the New Zealand wild on the four-day Milford Track exploring lush prehistoric scenery.<p><b>STRETCHING 53.5KM, AND WENDING</b> its way through the …

Will the Leap Motion Controller change how we use computers?

When John Underkoffler was designing the interface for the film Minority Report, Steven Spielberg told him it should look like the characters were …

Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?

All roads led to Rome; the sun never set on the British Empire; the point of exceptionalism around which the world turned, America. Now tiny Qatar, the wealthiest country in the world on a per capita basis, a polestar shimmering on the northern Arabian Peninsula, is aspiring to be the hub that …

Belgium's Bizarre and Beloved Festivals

"The Venice of the North" and one of Europe's most visited historical cities, Bruges is where our 8-day self guided cycling tour of Belgium begins. Quiet, paved country roads, and a combination of former tow/dike paths and train beds allow you to enjoy varied landscapes in a safe way. Signposts …

The Best Places to Grab a Pint and See the Sights in Ireland

Lovely, green and enchanting Ireland! A perfect place for a bicycle tour vacation, this small country is big on charm and hospitality. Enchanting villages, warm and quaint family run inns, quiet country roads and simply spectacular scenery await you. When you travel to Ireland on one of our three …

In pictures: Sea angels and other amazing undersea creatures

For centuries we've looked to the stars, dreaming of the weird and alien worlds that exist beyond the confines of Earth. But beneath the sea live …

The Ultimate Guide to Las Vegas for 2013

Whether you’re going for a girls’ getaway, spa retreat, or casino-and-cocktails sojourn, Las Vegas is an over-the-top destination that always …

Fitness-focused EVEN Hotels confirms second property in NYC

Global hotel giant InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a deal to open the second location of its pioneering mid-priced EVEN Hotels brand focused …

Romecoming: Welcome to Stupid Stuff Sold on the Streets

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

European Travel

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

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Photographing Tokyo's Coolest Escalators

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

14 Pierogi Recipes That Put Other Dumplings To Shame

(Photo Credit: James Ransom/Food52)<p>In the battle of best dumpling on earth, the pierogi has a fighting chance for the championship. These Polish dough pillows are usually filled with farmer's cheese, potatoes, sauerkraut, mushrooms, meat or fruit. They're endlessly versatile and seriously …

Empty Space is NOT Empty

Grand Theft Auto 5 -- Michael Trailer

Twenty Years Ago Today the World Wide Web Went Public

Twenty years ago today, something happened that changed the digital world forever: CERN published a statement that made the technology behind the …

Is This Tiny Tank the Comfiest Wheelchair Ever?

It might look like a one-seat sofa capable of traversing almost any terrain on the planet, but this compact electric vehicle is actually designed to …

From The Pastry Dungeon: Rhubarb and Lime Pavlovas

For the past month, I've been jealously watching the specialty citrus fruits on the savory side of the kitchen give way to pea shoots, favas, fiddleheads and ramps. It takes a little while longer for spring to come to the pastry kitchen, and those of us who live on the sweeter side tend to be sick …

A Range of Grains -- and What to Do with Them

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We introduce a variety of grains sure to keep kitchen boredom at bay.</i><p>Finding a balance of familiarity and adventure in the kitchen is always a challenge.<p>…

Healthy Eating

Here's a simple yet impressive fish recipe to add to your repertoire - Halibut topped with a bright, garlicky chimichurri sauce that says SPRING IS HERE! GET THE RECIPE: Baked Halibut with Chimichurri, http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-baked-chimichurri-halibut-recipes-from-the-kitchn-188598

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The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

Beaches

Eight Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Judging by the trailers, Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of <i>The Great Gatsby</i> will give the Roaring Twenties even more roar. With the star-studded (Leo and Tobey and Carey, oh my!) spectacle hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically …

Natural Hot Springs Destinations

(Photo Courtesy of Blue Lagoon)<p>Mineral baths, therapeutic mud, volcanic springs--when it comes to hydrotherapy, nobody provides better than Mother Nature. Here's a roundup of our favorite hot springs experiences, from historic to luxurious to Viking.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Natural Hot Springs Destinations<p>By …

Godafoss Waterfall, Iceland

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Cine-files: Premiere Cinemas, Romford

<b>Location</b><p>Situated in Romford, a town stuck in no-man's land between London and Essex, Premiere Cinemas posits itself as the cheaper alternative to the …

Researchers Develop Smartphone That Curls When You Receive a Call

Researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have developed a new smartphone that can morph its shape to indicate an incoming phone call, text …