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Will the Supreme Court Make an 11th-Hour Intervention in Georgia?

A mentally retarded man is scheduled to be executed next Monday, and he has an appeal pending to the Supreme Court.<p>AP<p>Unfolding in Atlanta and Washington this week is a compelling story about mental health, the Supreme Court, and capital punishment that illustrates vividly the width of the gulf that …

How does spacetime get bent?

In Einstein's universe, spacetime is supposed to be some crazy rubber sheet full of folds and bends. But the idea of curved space is not the most …

How Far Have Our Radio Signals Traveled From Earth?

The expanding sphere of radio signals traveling outward from the earth is often portrayed in TV shows and Hollywood movies to be like a time machine. …

If The Government Can Access Our Facebook Data, What Happens When We Have Computers On Our Faces?

Wearables will follow a similar path as the smartphone market, Forrester analysts predicted in April 2012. “Wearables will move mainstream,” they said.<p>But will they?<p>Do you believe this?<p>Do I?<p>Maybe?<p>From fitness trackers to smartwatches to computers you wear on your face, this emerging market, enabled …

Tesla introduces robot mechanics to swap out electric car batteries

Tesla’s electric Model S sedans were stacking up on Thursday outside the company’s Los Angeles design studio, to the consternation of passing traffic. Once inside, valets lined them up for a complimentary super-charging, but the four chargers weren’t nearly enough, since a full charge takes twenty …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Petra Jordan - Tips for Exploring The Lost City

Petra Jordan wasn't voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the world for nothing!<p>Bedouin sit with their camels in front of the Treasury<p>Petra is one of …

Jordan's Most Valuable Treasure: The Ancient City Of Petra

When invited to visit the Kingdom of Jordan a few years back (courtesy of the Jordan Tourism Board), I was more excited than ever to explore this ancient, biblical country. The Jordan River, Mount Nebo and a host of other historical landmarks were awaiting me as I anxiously boarded the plane for my …

Petra

The "Lost City" still has secrets to reveal: Thousands of years ago, the now-abandoned city of Petra was thriving.<p>Carved directly into vibrant red, white, pink, and sandstone cliff faces, the prehistoric Jordanian city of Petra was "lost" to the Western world for hundreds of years.<p>Located amid …

This Colossal Tomb Is an Enduring Monument to Love

TravelVideo<p>According to legend, Shah Jahan's favorite wife bound him with a deathbed promise to build her the most beautiful mausoleum ever known.<p>TravelVideo<p>The Taj Mahal is widely considered one of the most beautiful buildings ever created. The exquisite marble structure in Agra, India, is a …

Pictures from the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia

Pictures from the legendary temples of Angkor in Cambodia<p>Often considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World, the magnificent Temples of Angkor are …

Japan Travel Tips: First-Time Travelers to Japan

Japan travel tips are often centered around one theme: how to save money. While you get what you pay for, Japan is an expensive destination when …

Japan

The Intel

Your next trip, only way better<p>What You Need to Know Now<p>Deal of the Day<p>Subscribe<p>Never miss a deal again, get travel tips and hacks<p>Will be used in …

Cheap holidays in Greece: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: The Sporades<p>We are just back from two weeks "island hopping" in the Sporades. With flights being so expensive, we bought a two-week …

Valencia attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p>It doesn’t usually get too cold in winter in <b>Valencia,</b> and you can often sit outside during the day even in January and February. At the height of summer it can get uncomfortably hot, but there are at least plenty of beaches right on the doorstep.<p>With dynamic museums, a flourishing restaurant …

Create a Connected Home

Nest Cam Outdoor 2-pack<p>Buy two, save $100<p>Nest Blog<p>Brad’s clear catch<p>I had landed in Phoenix for a convention and decided to grab some lunch. As I was …