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Google Street View Uses Camels to Capture Stunning Images of the Arabian Desert

Thanks to Google Maps' latest addition to Street View, viewers can now journey across the sands of the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi through the 360-degree images captured by Street View Trekkers mounted on camels. The ancient desert, which makes up part of the Arabian Desert, consists of vast expanses …

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Kinetic Bridge in London Opens and Closes Like a Traditional Hand Fan

British firm Knight Architects and structural engineers AKT II recently completed the <i>Merchant Square Footbridge</i>, a bridge in Paddington, London that opens and closes like a traditional, Japanese hand fan. Consisting of five steel steel beams that rise and fall using hydraulic jacks, the structure …

Built Environment

Wearable Drone Flies off Your Wrist to Snap a Photo and Boomerangs Back

Drone technology is interesting enough by itself, but when you strap a camera on it, the pairing can yield some awe-inspiring results. We've recently seen what it can do in the first annual Dronestagram Photo Contest – how amazing are those images? Now, a team of engineers and scientists have …

Flower-shaped lamp that blooms at night by Constantin Bolimond

This pendant lamp based on a flower by Belarussian designer Constantin Bolimond would open and illuminate when it senses low light.<p>"The idea came …

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XBMC looks to improve Android video playback with 'Gotham' beta

Version 13 of XBMC's media center software, codenamed Gotham, is now ready for your official beta-testing pleasure. The foundation -- which started the project for the Xbox and spawned apps like Plex and platforms like Boxee -- kicked off work on the update nearly a year ago. It said that many of …

Scotland's Dunnottar Castle Is The Perfect Spot For Exploring

The ruins of Dunnottar Castle sit on a dramatic cliff on the northeast coast of Scotland. The castle is incredibly rich in history and also offers some gorgeous views of the coast.<p>Legendary figures like William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots and the future King Charles II all paid a visit to the …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

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