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#Brisbane hosts the #G20 this weekend, so I've come a few hours north to escape the city. Enjoy your weekend! #letsgosomewhere #herveybay #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #ocean #adventure #thisisqueensland #explorenationau

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Vamo Algorithmically Books You The Cheapest Multi-Stop Vacation

Want to visit London, Paris, and Berlin, then blow off steam in Amsterdam? Expect a logistical nightmare trying to find the optimal route with the cheapest fights, trains, and hotels. Unless you use Vamo, a new multi-stop travel booking service from long-time Facebook engineer Ari Steinberg that …

These amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury flying was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship.<p>Of all the massive Zeppelin's constructed, the most famous was the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg was designed to ferry passengers across the Atlantic in serenity, …

Dining Rooms

The shark-tracking camera that kept rolling when a great white attacked

GoPro's most extreme sport yet<p>The footage is peaceful at first. An autonomous vehicle shaped a bit like a torpedo, striped with yellow, green, and black, floats harmlessly through the gorgeous blue waters off Guadalupe Island. It hums quietly in the water, six cameras capturing the beautiful …

How to Miss By a Mile: An Alternative Look at Uber’s Potential Market Size

On June 18, Aswath Damodaran, a finance professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, published an article on FiveThirtyEight titled “Uber Isn’t Worth …

38 Maps They Didn’t Teach You At School (Part II)

When we collected a list of 40 maps that you never would have seen in school, you guys totally loved them, so we’re back with more. If maps are one …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Tasting French Bread With a Talented Provence Baker

Benoit Fradette is a master baker, arguably the best in this Provençal city.<p>He starts his workday shortly after 2 a.m. so that he can make bread with a minimal amount of yeast (meaning it rises more slowly) and the maximum amount of taste. At his bakery, <i>Le Farinoman Fou</i>, he uses only flour made …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2014 – in pictures

Antarctica's crumbling glaciers, Argentina's guitar forest and a 621-mile dust storm over Sahara are among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Rock Hall Fame Ceremony Wraps with Worthy Performances, Hatchets Buried

The 2014 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held Thursday night at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, honored Cat Stevens (now …

How to Safely and Successfully Photograph Lightning

Lightning is quite simply a marvel of nature. While it does carry with it an appreciable potential for destruction, we can’t ignore our fascination …

Why Does Airplane Food Taste So Bad? Turns Out, It's All Your Fault

<i>By Barbara Peterson, CNTraveler.com</i><p>It's a question every traveler has asked themselves at some point: Why does airplane food taste so bad? No matter what it is--fish, chicken, even pasta--every meal served in the air seems to taste undeniably worse than its on-the-ground counterpart. To get to the …

Bruce Springsteen Muses on E Street Band’s Legacy in Rock Hall Speech

“In the beginning, there was Mad Dog Vini Lopez.”<p>So began Bruce Springsteen’s rousing, moving speech inducting his longtime backing group exactly 15 …

The 10 Best Bond Villains

<b>James Bond is often only</b> as good as his villains, which is why the Internet went nuts when rumors began circulating late last week that 007's next adversary might be played by Chiwetel Ejiofor. The Oscar-nominated <i>12 Years a Slave</i> star would be not only the rare black actor to face off against Bond …

Australia could have a high-speed rail network by 2025

<i>(Credit: BZE)</i><p><b>A joint report that took two years has found that a high-speed rail network connecting Australia's east coast from Brisbane to Melbourne</b> …

High-speed Rail

George Bush's paintings bear uncanny resemblance ... to Google images

Not only has George Bush stunned the art world with his ability with a paint brush, it now appears the former US president is also a dab hand using internet search engines.<p>Art critics have pointed out that Bush’s 30 oil paintings of world leaders appear to be have been based upon casual searches of …

Rare Beatles Pictures

The Beatles<p>The Beatles arrive at Union Station in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1964.<p>John Lennon<p>John Lennon in Washington, D.C., February 11, …

Incredible Focus Stacked Time-Lapse Video of Coral Made Up of 150K RAW Frames

If you’re ready to have your mind blown for the next three and a half minutes, go ahead and press play. And keep in mind that the masterpiece your …

New Details Imply the Rumored Sony MF Camera Will be Mirrorless

<i>Sonyalpharumors</i> has gotten ahold of some more details about the rumored Sony medium format camera we mentioned earlier this week, and it seems this …

A Photographic Exploration Of The Oldest Living Things In The World

For nearly a decade, photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling the globe in search of the world's oldest living things. From the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback to Greenland's icy expanses, she captures portraits of life forms so relentless they've managed to survive eons of planetary …

Nanofiber bandages could safely seal your next wound

Over-the-counter liquid bandages are great for sealing up minor cuts and scrapes, but sutures are still required to close most surgical incisions and deeper wounds. A group of scientists at the University of Maryland, however, have devised a way to apply a layer of 370 nanometer-wide biodegradable …

Her Again

The unstoppable Scarlett Johansson.<p>These are exciting times for Scarlett Johansson. In the past year, she has played the girlfriend of a porn addict, in “Don Jon”; she has played an operating system, using nothing but the honey of her voice, in “Her”; and she has seen her friend Scott Stringer …

‘Face Cartography’ Captures Portraits at a Whopping 900 Megapixels

Using an industrial–strength robotic arm, custom software, a Canon EOS Mark ll and a 180mm macro lens converted into a telecentrical lens, Swiss …