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Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots

Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics, best known for its line of quadrupeds with funny gaits and often mind-blowing capabilities. Products that the firm has demonstrated in recent years include BigDog, a motorized robot that can handle ice and snow, the 29 mile-per-hour …

Ramon Bruin’s New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

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Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy Note 3s; see which of its other phones have crossed the 10 million mark

Samsung on Tuesday announced that global shipments of its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone have surpassed the 10 million mark just two months after its …

Infrared Photographs of Nepal Look Like Something Out Of A Dr. Seuss Book | Colossal

<p>New York-based photographer Sean Lynch was in Nepal in September and captured these surreal, infrared photographs of Nepal. The photos were taken in …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party …

Duran Duran 1984 world tour - in pictures

Lifted from a limited edition book by photographer Denis O'Regan, a collection of previously unseen photographs taken of the New Romantics document their record breaking 1984 Sing Blue Silver tour. Captured mostly during the North American and Japanese legs of the band's dates, the images below, …

9 Branding Rules to Live By

Some companies never enhance their brand. Here are nine ways to make sure you're not one of them.<p>In an effort to succeed in this challenging economy, small business owners must effectively manage their brands. Remember, for many of them, there is little difference between your personal brand and …

15 Maui Adventures That Will Keep You Active, Happy ... And Shark-Bite Free

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Maui in 2013. On the one hand, the valley isle was voted the best island in the world by <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i> readers for the 20th consecutive year.<p>On the other hand, it has experienced an unprecedented eight shark attacks so far this year, two …

Damian Lewis and the case of the missing redheads

Thomas Knights wants you to think about action heroes. About James Bond, or the characters Arnie gets to play. He wants you to think about romantic leads in Hollywood movies, about the guy who gets the girl, about the film star every man wants to be and every woman wants to be with. And then he …

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

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Tiger Salad

6 Servings<p>This cooling and refreshing salad—with cilantro standing in for the lettuce—is great alongside spicy foods, like our Sambal Chicken Skewers (click for recipe).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon …

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Welcome to the jungle: planning your Amazon adventure

The Amazon basin is a marvel of the world and the imagination, an ecosystem of unrivalled size and diversity, and a place of near mythical status among travellers. The Amazon River has more water than the next eight largest rivers combined, and is twice the area of India, and the basin spans eight …

Packing for a round-the-world trip

It's time to go! You're just days away from your one/two/four year round-the-world trip. Hell, why even set dates? You may never come back. Screw reality, accountability and personal hygiene! You're free!<p>Equally, if you haven't planned suitably, you may be back in two weeks due to illness, mishap, …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Bourbon and beyond: North America's thriving craft distillery scene

Prohibition in North America never worked. Canada largely kept on quaffing and the US failed to temper its love for libations, and both nations never lost sight of where to find the next drink. But while mighty corporations later rose to legally slake everyone’s thirst, a recent wave of petite …

Top 10 places to go skinny-dipping

Loosen your buttons & shake off your inhibitions with this extract from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>: our rundown of the world’s best nude bathing.<p>1. Formentera, Spain<p>Tan lines? What tan lines? As the smallest and most southerly of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Formentera boasts 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 …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

Sneak peek: AG's Art of Illustration book

<i>Editor-in-chief Chrissie Goldrick reflects on a new book celebrating AG's long association with natural history illustrators.</i><p><b>I WAS GIVEN</b> the role of …