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The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

Best Spring Colognes for Men

This is the ultimate language quiz for travelers

Learning to ask for beer in a foreign language is the modern traveler’s adult equivalent of their first “dada.” Usually belched from an early …

Cotton Candy

Electronic Arts is exploring virtual reality

When you're the CEO of the second largest video game publisher in the world, people have a tendency to take what you say seriously. Case in point, Electronic Arts' Andrew Wilson recently revealed his company's plans for virtual reality. At a South by Southwest panel, Wilson said that his company is …

Masked men seize Crimea military office - CNN Video

Which Car Should You Actually Drive?

Tired of driving your ol' beat up jalopy/your mom's minivan? I've got good news for you.

Measles Outbreak Confirmed In New York City

The New York City Health Department is investigating a measles outbreak after 16 people have been confirmed with the highly contagious disease in Manhattan and in the Bronx.<p>The Associated Press reports seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed with the condition. Four of the cases required …

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Malaysia Airlines Flight To Beijing Goes Missing; 4 Americans, Including Infant On Board

<b>KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route to Beijing has gone missing over the South China Sea.<p>…

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …


Bionic hand gives amputee real feeling – video report

A bionic hand that allows the wearer to experience genuine feeling has been developed in Switzerland. The prosthetic limb returns the sensation of touch to users by connecting sensors to nerves in their arm. The first tester, amputee Dennis Sorensen, says he is delighted with the invention

The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review

Michio Kaku's latest is a mind-bending study of the possibilities of the brain<p><b>Quadriplegics move artificial limbs with the mind</b>. Video games are directly controlled by the power of thought. A monkey’s brain connected to the internet can control an avatar on a video screen or a robot half a world …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Take a Tour Around Avicii’s Astounding $15 Million Hollywood Home

So this is what producing some of the most successful EDM tracks gets you.<p><b>Avicii</b> has moved into a 7,000 square ft. home in Hollywood, California; it …

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Video Postcard: Tanzania

A second installment from Jungles in Paris: a video postcard from the Serengeti. Ride along in a safari jeep as the sun passes overhead and the …

Video Postcard: Zambia

The third installment from Jungles in Paris: a video postcard from Zambia. Witness a full range of wildlife, from a cheetah catnapping on a sunny …

Video Postcard: Morocco

The final installment from Jungles in Paris: a video postcard from Morocco. Call to prayer warbles through the desert air while carpet weavers, …

Ten must-see events in March

From Las Fallas to Mardi Gras to Nowruz, here are 10 fascinating, festive celebrations taking place around the world this month.

The biggest Carnival to date?

With 2014 marking the first of two very important years for Brazil, BBC Travel went behind the scenes with some of the city’s largest and most popular samba schools.

Tarzan’s bewitching jungle home

Cameroon’s lush rainforests, secluded beaches and ape sanctuaries are a perfect setting for one of the world’s most famous stories.<p>The legend of Tarzan is so entwined with West Africa that it’s hard to know where to begin. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel, first published 100 years ago as Tarzan of the …

West Africa

Neuschwanstein Castle

A biggest Buddha in Thailand