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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

'Comet of the Century' ISON coming into view this week

It could be the brightest comet in decades, or even centuries, and it's coming to visit for the holidays. It might also fizzle out.<p>There are high hopes for Comet ISON, which will pass the sun this month and could put on a spectacular show in the sky in the process. The comet, making its virgin …

Astronomy

New York Aerial | New York (by Tim Sklyarov)

<b>New York Aerial | New York</b> (by Tim Sklyarov)

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

Adrian Peterson Exploded Through Three Cowboys Defenders On An Unreal Touchdown Run

Peterson has had a down year (for him) due to Minnesota's quarterback woes. This run shows you that he's still just as freakishly athletic as ever.<p>Wow:<p>His teammate carries him at one point:<p>Such power:

Stop believing in the 'world-changing' power of every new gadget

Earlier this week, the citizens of the world gathered in front of their glowing blue screens, waiting with bated breath to hear tales of revolutionary ideas, magical new technology and innovative new gadgets. What they got instead was slightly better productivity software.<p>How strange then that this …

Innovation

Cover for Android brings contextual awareness to your lockscreen

Many manufacturer skins and 3rd party lockscreen replacements already make it easy to add shortcuts to your favorite apps right on your lock screen, but what if you are looking for something <i>smarter</i>? That’s exactly what the start-up Cover promises to do with its newly launched, invite-only …

Apps

Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music Systems

Bose joins the wireless streaming sound space with its SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music Systems. Comprising<p>Bose joins the wireless streaming sound space with its SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music Systems. Comprising three standalone pieces, this ecosystem of SoundTouch units allows you to control music in multiple …

What is LTE?

Social media, video streaming, online gaming, you name it, our smartphones are better connected than ever and we’re consuming more and more data as a result. 4G LTE is the current generation of wireless technology making all of this a reality, and at much faster speeds than the older 3G and 2G …

Telecoms

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

New iPads: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Next Tablets

It's been about three and a half years now since the first iPad was introduced. It may not seem that long ago, but when you consider that since that …

AMOLED vs LCD - What is the difference?

Display technology is often a key battleground when it comes to top of the line handsets. But it’s not just display resolution and screen size that you’ll find on a spec sheet, manufactures also list different display types to choose between as well. Often you’ll find that manufactures stick to a …

Mobile Technology

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

Beats Studio 2013 review: A better Beats - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The new <b>Beats Studio</b> headphones are lighter, sturdier, and better-sounding than the original Studio headphones. They offer a comfortable fit and active noise cancellation, which works well but not great. The noise cancellation is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery that offers up …

Consumer Tech

$40M meth lab bust one of largest in Ontario history

One lab guarded by bear trap concealed by leaves<p>Police in Ontario showed off a portion of a $40-million haul of methamphetamines on Thursday, seized …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

A Rare Talk With Robert De Niro

In David Mamet's Broadway hit <i>Speed-the-Plow,</i> a frenetic Hollywood producer visits the office of a studio exec and friend. On his lips is the magic …

Marlon Brando

Back to Basics: NFC Explained

This week’s edition is going to focus on a piece of technology which was labelled the “next big thing” not so long ago. While it hasn’t quite lived up to that tag yet, it’s still become a staple in high-end smartphones. It’s time to talk NFC.<p>What is NFC?<p>NFC stands for Near Field Communications, and …

Android News

A quadcopter's view of Niagara Falls

A DJI Phantom quadcopter and a GoPro camera capture stunning overhead footage of the world's most famous waterfall.<p>On the border between Ontario, Canada, and New York, the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls combined have the highest flow rate of any waterfalls in the world -- more than …

Drones

How Toronto got the CN Tower

The CN Tower just turned 41 years old, and you'd still be hard-pressed to name a building that's defined Toronto more powerfully. Love it or loathe …

Cliff House on Big Sur Coast, California, USA

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.<p>Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes …

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

There's a super moon at the end of the road

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

The Evolution of Superman

If Henry Cavill's Superman in the new <i>Man of Steel</i> looks unfamiliar to you – both in his new suit (in muted colors, without the traditional red outer …

Man of Steel