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10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Guinness World Records 2014 – in pictures

From the fastest sprinter in high heels to the world's smallest donkey, the 2014 Guinness Book of Records presents the latest weird and wacky record breaking events

Start schooling later than age five, say experts

Formal schooling should be delayed until the age of six or seven because early education is causing “profound damage” to children, an influential lobby of almost 130 experts warns.<p>Traditional lessons should be put on hold for up to two years amid fears that successive governments have promoted a …

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Samsung says its next-gen smartphones will have 64-bit processors too

Samsung's mobile business head JK Shin has said that the company's next smartphones will feature a 64-bit CPU, according to the <i>Korea Times</i>. The remarks follows Apple's launch of the iPhone 5s, the first handset with the 64-bit, billion transistor A7 processor and 64-bit OS 7. Saying that Samsung is …

From design hotels and slick boutique hostels to eccentric budget stalwarts and funky serviced apartments, Bangkok's eclectic accommodation offers plenty of bang for your baht<p>Hidden at the back of one of Chinatown's Buddhist temples, this one-of-a-kind B&B is a winsome example of a growing trend: …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Tomorrow's cities: Do you want to live in a smart city?

<b>How do you fancy living in a city with which you can interact? A city that acts more like a living organism, a city that can respond to your needs.</b><p>Around the world such cities are already being built, from Masdar in Abu Dhabi to Songdo in South Korea. Now the chaotic city near you may be in line …

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

'Never in my life would I have guessed I'd have plastic surgery'

What makes a young woman spend £10,000 on a new body and breasts? Pearl Murphy, who never believed that she would have plastic surgery, describes the events that pushed her over the edge.<p>The sign on the wall pointed to the plastic-surgery wing, tucked like a secret in the far end of the hospital. I …

Fancy a dip? 10 of the world's best swimming pools From geothermal pools in Iceland to a floating pool in Berlin and a luxurious rooftop spot in Barcelona, these venues, as picked by our readers, are perfect for making a big splash http://t.gu.com/nbKVu Photograph: Alamy

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Amazing Close-Up Photo of a Waterspout Rising Into the Clouds

Check out this incredible photograph of a waterspout, a type of tornado that forms over a body of water. That’s a huge column of condensation rising …

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Gigaom | Circa looks at news the way other companies look at code — as something to build with

Advertisement<p>There’s been plenty of talk in media circles about how the “story” needs to be disrupted, so that news can be rendered in a way that …

With an eye on Apple, Google is planning a smart watch, video game console based on Android

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Google(s GOOG) is looking far beyond smartphones and tablets for its mobile operating system, Android: it is reportedly …

Meet the slimy, gelatinous sea creature that could someday produce biofuel

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Bergen TTO<p>The Norwegian fjords are home to steep cliffs, blue water and, it turns out, teeming populations of a …

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.

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Wine Review: Pudding wines to serve with fruit desserts

Affordable pudding wines to serve with Diana Henry's fruit dessert recipes<p>The French know how to make the most of dessert wines, sipping sauternes with Roquefort, pouring pineau des Charentes into melon halves, and serving cool Alsace sweeties with pâté. But we Brits don't drink dessert wine nearly …

White Nights and warm days: summer in St Petersburg

The few brief weeks of the White Nights – those incredible, luminous northern midsummer eves when the high latitudes are bathed in a pearlescent all-night glow – and sun-filled summer days in St Petersburg are an intoxicating time. By day, locals revel in the heat and the outdoors; by night, there …

Visit a land halfway between Norway and the North Pole where polar bears outnumber humans: http://www.bbc.com/travel/slideshow/20130617-an-arctic-summer-adventure?OCID=fbtvlimg

A Bollywood rendezvous in Mumbai

Hosted by well-known journalist Indu Mirani, The Boss Dialogues is open to anyone who wants an insider perspective on the secretive yet seductive world of the Hindi film industry.<p>Bollywood is India’s cultural ambassador, with its larger-than-life characters and vibrant song-and-dance routines …

Too Much to Resist: Design and Bikes at the Portland Art Museum

The Cyclepedia Exhibition Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97209 Through September 8, 2013<p>Austrian collector Michael Embacher's …

Lost and Found: Rusty, the Red Panda Returns to National Zoo

The bushy-tailed panda has safely returned after escaping Sunday evening.<p><b>Rusty the missing red panda was found in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington D.C. according to a tweet by the Smithsonian National Zoo. The news came via Twitter, with @NationalZoo stating "Rusty has returned from his</b> …

Dil Jumping Japang Jampak Jampak Gili Gili Gili.

This gun is made entirely from plants. Harm-Less is a project that reimagines firearms as parts of the natural world: http://trib.al/wiPG6AA