David Marques

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Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Disney Credits Its Magic Bracelets for Increased Holiday Traffic

In the peak December holiday period, the introduction of MyMagic+ led to around 3,000 additional visitors per day to Magic Kingdom, Disney’s most …

National Geographic Travel

Olympic 2014 Results: Winners, Highlights and More from Each Opening Day Event

Although the opening ceremonies have not yet begun, Feb. 6 represented the first day of action for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>There were no medals to win on Thursday, but athletes could certainly put themselves out of the running thanks to poor performances in the early stages. Between …

Extreme Sports

The Most Powerful People In Hollywood At Every Age

Similarly, no "Star Trek" fan could take their eyes off the Twitter IPO when legendary actor Patrick Stewart rang the opening bell.<p>Celebrities and their offspring serve as major influencers in all spheres of life: entertainment, business, politics, tech, and fashion.<p>We rounded up the top actors, …

Golden Globes

Our Brains Rewrite Our Memories, Putting Present In The Past

Think about your fifth-birthday party. Maybe your mom carried the cake. What did her face look like? If you have a hard time imagining the way she looked then rather than how she looks now, you're not alone.<p>The brain edits memories relentlessly, updating the past with new information. Scientists …

Herbicides not alone in killing-off plant diversity - Futurity

Herbicides are often blamed for the decline of plant biodiversity on farms. However, other farming practices may be more important to species …

A Motorcycle Helmet For The Digital World

The P-1's head-up display is a live GPS.<p>At a time when screens are being integrated into everything, Skully engineers saw an opportunity to upgrade something that’s remained largely unchanged for decades: the motorcycle helmet. The P-1 is the first helmet with a digital head-up display. The …

Gear & Gadgets

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Curved Phones Are No Gimmick

The top-to-bottom curve on the LG G Flex means less glare when watching movies in landscape mode.<p>If you compare the phone in your pocket to the model before it, you probably won’t find a lot of change. Maybe a faster processor and a bigger screen, but those are small potatoes. The last time phones …

A Mind-Controlled Robotic Hand With A Sense Of Touch

Getting closer to lifelike<p>Denis Aabo Sørensen lost his left hand nine years ago, while handling fireworks. Since then, he has used prosthetic hands, but never one like this. Last year, a team of European engineers created for him a prosthetic hand that connects directly to the remaining nerves in …

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Next Album: 'We're One Day Closer'

"We've been jamming along. We've been putting in some time," Lars Ulrich reports<p>Now that Metallica have released <i>Through the Never</i>, their feature film …