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Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

DecaWave chip adds accuracy when locating indoor objects

Misplaced your defibrillator again? Can't find the dog? Trying to keep track of your warehouse's forklifts?<p>An Irish chip designer called DecaWave has announced its first chip, the ScenSor DW1000, designed to let customers locate objects indoors with a precision of 10 centimeters, or about 4 inches. …

The chase is on! Runtastic introduces tailored stories to make runs more imaginative

The fitness app firm Runtastic has unveiled a new feature for keeping runners motivated: Story Running. Yes, instead of merely keeping pace with …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Too good to be true? Airo wristband says it tracks calories consumed, not just burned

All kinds of new health trackers monitor your activity to tell you how many steps you’ve taken and the number of calories you’ve burned. But a new …

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Set-jetting: top 10 movie and TV destinations for travellers

Rather than dreaming about the sometimes stunning, often gritty destinations in your favourite flick, why not get off the sofa and experience it yourself?<p>Set–jetting, visiting the places where movies and TV shows are shot, is easier than ever thanks to dedicated tours and heaps of rabid fans …

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10 Best Off-Season Adventures (Photos)

Travel Bargains<p>Avoid the crowds and bag a bargain by travelling to the world’s best bits when everyone else isn’t.<p>10.19.13 9:00 PM ET<p>Getty

Habib Ullah Khan's answer to What are the most surreal places to visit?

You could end up near a hot stream flowing under a glacier in Kamchatka making it seem like you're in a fantasy universe when the sun shines …

Mygola could (at last) be the startup to make your travel planning dreams come true

We wait all year to take a vacation and jet off someplace exotic for a week or two of glorious relaxation and adventure.<p>Unfortunately, the process of planning a trip sucks.<p>Travel startup Mygola has raised $1.5 million for its platform that CEO Anshuman Bapna said is the “world’s best travel …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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Top 10 debuts at Frankfurt

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Triumph Bonneville Custom by Ton Up Garage

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<br>• Triumph<p>The modern Triumph Bonneville, released in 2001 to much critical acclaim, is based …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

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GOG cutting 60% off EA classics prices in weekend sale

Online retailer GOG is holding a weekend sale, offering 60 percent off the price of many Electronic Arts games from the past.<p>Hits like <i>Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Dungeon Keeper 2</i> and <i>Wing Commander: Privateer</i> normally cost $5.99, but are being offered for $2.39. Other games on offer at that price …

Tuls: Flat Tools, Round World!

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I had sworn off Kickstarter for the summer, but then along comes something completely hits my weak spot, everyday carry tools. …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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“Extinct” Pinocchio Lizard Found in Ecuador

<b>It’s no lie—scientists have spotted a lizard with a nose like Pinocchio in an Ecuadorian cloud forest. What’s more, the long-nosed reptile was thought extinct, having been seen only a few times in the past 15 years.</b><p>“It’s hard to describe the feelings of finding this lizard. Finding the Pinocchio …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

H2 oh my: NASA's Curiosity rover finds water in Mars dirt

Future Mars explorers may be able to get all the water they need out of the red dirt beneath their boots, a new study suggests.<p>NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found that surface soil on the Red Planet contains about 2 percent water by weight. That means astronaut pioneers could extract roughly 2 …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

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50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Three men impersonate cops to cut GTA 5 waiting line

Three Staten Island men have been charged with second-degree criminal impersonation after posing as police officers to obtain copies of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> without waiting in line, reports Silive.<p>The NYPD report that the three men — one of which is an auxiliary member of the NYPD, while another is a …