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10 Camping Essentials Under $10 Each

Camping is a fun pastime for the entire family and a great way to spend time outside. Of course, buying gear can quickly get expensive. To help you …

Studio Tips

A couple of GurneyJourney blog readers shared some helpful studio tips:<p>Doug Goodale says: "I recently built a lightweight sketch easel according to …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Who were America’s biggest Web traffic winners and losers in 2014?

Who were the biggest winners and losers on the Web in the USA during 2014? At SimilarWeb, we looked closely at the data we collect about Web traffic to find out.<p>We compared the ranks of 100 popular websites in the USA during October 2013 and October 2014. Here’s what we found…<p>Here’s the full list …

World’s Cities Transformed into Vibrant, Flowing Maps of Eroded Terrain

Bustling cities are transformed into vibrantly colored maps depicting eroding terrains in the gorgeous series <i>Flowing City Map</i> by Geneva-based illustrator Chaotic Atmospheres. “I wanted to represent the influence of cities on their environment as a kind of invisible fluid that overflows from the …

Next giant leap for mankind should be to moon, not Mars, says Chris Hadfield

The next giant leap for mankind should be back on the moon not Mars, the astronaut Chris Hadfield has said.<p>Famous for sporting a military moustache, tweeting spacewalk selfies and strumming David Bowie songs on board the International Space Station (his hugely popular cover of Space Oddity has …

How to hike with your cat

Your feline companion can be your trail buddy. Here's how to enjoy the great outdoors with your cat.<p>Man's best friend isn't the only furry companion …

Extreme Weather and Volcanoes by Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day (or APOD) has just released new 2015 calendars filed with magnificent photos of the Earth and space. Currently there are eight calendars total – Galaxies, General, Skyscapes, Moons & Planets, Star Clusters, Spaceflight, Sun, and Weather & Volcanoes. The calendars can be …

Astronomy

Adorable Blind Rescued Owl Has Eyes That Look Like Twinkling Stars

Meet Zeus, a blind Western screech owl with eyes that look like windows to another galaxy glittering with stars. The adorable little owl was found lying on a porch one morning after he flew into the side of the house because he was unable to see where he was going. After a visit to the vet, the …

Editing Google's search results would damage free speech, judge rules

Google search results have been declared part of free speech by a San Francisco court, dismissing a lawsuit by a disgruntled news site<p>A San Francisco court declared that Google can arrange its search results however it likes, in stark contrast to the decision of European regulators.<p>Judge Ernest …

NYC Launches Free Gigabit Speed Wi-Fi Network

To the five boroughs: you’re getting free, superfast Wi-fi.<p>That’s right, New York City’s public spaces are going wireless thanks to a public-private consortium that’s bringing gigabit wi-fi connectivity through something called the LinkNYC network. The city estimates that the new Wi-fi capability, …

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

Ever since we first saw Marty McFly hop on a hoverboard to escape the bad guys in "Back to the Future Part II," we've been coveting our own futuristic skateboard.<p>We've suffered through hoverboard hoaxes -- we're looking at you, Christopher Lloyd! But now, thanks to a company called Hendo Hover, it …