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Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

Grand Theft Auto V shatters seven Guinness World Records

It turns out that everyone has a little bit of criminal in them, as Rockstar Games’ latest entry into its gritty <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> series, <i>Grand Theft</i> …

What Bo Xilai's Rise and Fall Says About China

A sensational political scandal comes to an end with the politician's life sentence. But this may not be the last we hear of him.<p>Bo's style of leadership—heavy-handed state involvement in the economy mixed with old-fashioned populism—was so successful that it emerged as a compelling governance …

Autocar pits Formula Ford against Germany's finest

Ford has quite the racing pedigree, but usually, its racers are relegated to the track. Not the new Formula Ford EcoBoost, though. It's a turbocharged, open-wheeled racer complete with a 200-horsepower, 1.0-liter, three-cylinder engine... and it's legal on the roads of the UK.<p>That's stressed in …

Fringe Factor: Bill Nye The Science Guy Does Not Understand Science

Hillary Clinton could be our first lesbian president and other assertions from the political fringe.<p><b>Creationist Pastor: Bill Nye the Science Guy Does</b> …

World of Warcraft developers exploring in-game microtransactions

Blizzard is looking into the possibility of introducing in-game microtransactions to its long-running MMO <i>World of Warcraft</i>, according to a post from senior community representative Jonathan Brown on the Battle.net forums.<p>This follows the discovery of a spell in the game's public test server that …

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Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-05-22T13:56:00+00:00 May 18th, 2018|<p>The best travel jobs are those that let you live a life of travel and get paid at the same …

17 Hybrid Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind

Dominique Ansel has blessed us with the Cronut, a croissant-doughnut crossbreed. If such a wonderful thing exists, what other hybrid pastry possibilities are there?

The 16 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters On The Planet

And the one major requirement for any park worth its salt is a stomach-turning, death-defying roller coaster.<p>Part of the fun for thrill seekers is that each one is a little different. Will it have a steep drop? Could it hang you upside down? Or maybe it just causes your heart to race because it …

20 Amazing Panoramic Pictures

Panoramic photography is a special technique, using specialized equipment or software, that captures a much wider perspective of the landscape into …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

National Parks

26 Fascinating Pictures of the Chicago Bean

The stainless steel sculpture named <i>Cloud Gate</i> opened in Chicago‘s Millennium Park in 2005. Known to most people as “The Bean”, the sculpture’s highly …

WORLD WAR Z - New International Poster

Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

How can the Internet be brought to areas that have no infrastructure for high-speed wireless? Beam the Wi-Fi networks down from flying objects, of course.<p>Google is reportedly working on creating wireless networks for more remote parts of the world, such as countries in sub-Saharan Africa and …

Wall Street

New Photos From THOR: THE DARK WORLD and Rumored Director Issues

Just Daft Punk setting records. The usual. http://pnps.co/12dLskQ

German railways to use mini- drones to stop graffiti

Germany's railway operator plans to deploy mini-drones to catch vandals who deface its trains with graffiti, with the aerial vehicles shooting thermal images of its train depots at night.<p>Deutsche Bahn plans to soon start testing the vehicles which have four helicopter-style rotors and can shoot …