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Disney's California Adventure Is Officially Closing The Tower Of Terror Forever

Earlier this summer, we got word that Disney’s California Adventure would soon close its Tower of Terror ride to make room for a new Marvel Comics-themed “universe” at the park. And now that we have an official date, this decision seems all too real.<p>The Tower of Terror will officially shut its …

Walt Disney Company

Tanzania's elephant catastrophe: 'We recalculated about 1,000 times because we didn't believe what we were seeing'

Tanzania has lost two-thirds of its once mighty elephant population in just four years, writes Aislinn Laing<p>As Howard Frederick flew in a Cessna low over the scrubland of Tanzania’s Selous game reserve, it was the complete absence of elephants rather than the piles of scattered bones he saw that …

British tabloid prints images of future queen giving Nazi salute

Buckingham Palace expressed its disappointment Saturday with a tabloid newspaper for publishing images of a young<p>Queen Elizabeth II<p>performing a Nazi salute with her family in 1933, the year Adolf Hitler came to power.<p>The palace took the unusual step of commenting on the report in The Sun newspaper, …

Photographer Creates Clever Pinhole Headgear to Capture Unique Selfies

They say <i>you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.</i> But whenever ‘they’ said that, photographer Ignas Kutavicius clearly wasn’t listening. Case in point: …

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

The top 10 words invented by writers

‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites<p>I have long been interested in words but most specifically in the question of how a coinage makes it …

As Street Art Turns to Public Art in Barcelona

<b>Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls"</b><p>A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsewhere to its intimate doorways and darkened small streets, Barcelona has become less inviting to illegal painting in recent years due to an organized …

Barcelona

Where colonial meets controversial

In a former no-go neighbourhood of San Juan, artists are transforming derelict building facades into vibrant murals that tell the story of the island better than any museum.

Puerto Rico

Man Fined $3,200 for Crashing His Camera Drone Into the World’s Third Largest Hot Spring

Ever wonder what it would cost you to run afoul of Yellowstone’s anti-camera drone rules? There’s probably not a chart hanging up anywhere, but if …

Apple Planning to Offer iPad Air 2 with Gold Option

Apple is planning to offer its new 9.7-inch iPad, which has thus far been known as the iPad Air 2 unofficially, in a gold color choice in addition to the already available silver and space gray variations, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. The new option would bring the iPad up to color parity with its iPhone …

We Test the World's Hottest Tuner Cars From 0 to 150 to 0 | Archived Comparison Test

From the August 1998 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p><b>"Last year, observed and times by the Motor Industry Research Association, Reg Parnell demonstrated the ability of the DB4GT to go from 0 to 100 mph and back to 0 again in 24 seconds." —Car and Driver, June 1961</b><p>That sentence, which appeared 37 years ago in …

Sports Cars

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD

The joys and sorrows of life with a rock-solid three-tonner.<p>From the November 2015 issue<p>Deep inside, we’re no different than your average motorhead. We live to thrash sports cars on challenging roads. And for those occasions when two seats won’t cut it, we grab the keys to sports sedans. So what’s …

Long Haul

2014 Lexus NX first drive

The NX is Lexus's answer to the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Volvo XC60. Available with petrol and hybrid power, has it got what it takes to compete?<p>Lock up your daughters and hide behind the sofa, the <b>Lexus</b> NX this way comes. I'd advise you to read this in a quiet place, with a steadying cup of tea, or …