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National Geographic Travel

Bikepacking Is Running Away from Home for Grown-Ups

<b>I think it started with the wooden clunk</b> of Brendan stacking a few small fallen logs across the windward opening of the tarp. The sun had just dunked …

Droplets of Happiness

With $3M In Funding, Airtable Makes Complex Databases Usable On Your Mobile Phone

A startup called Airtable wants to make data more accessible on mobile devices, by combining the ease-of-use of spreadsheets with the power of relational databases. It’s raised $3 million to pursue that goal and get its application more widely distributed.<p>Airtable was designed to take everything …

Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures | Colossal

<p>If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in …

Insect-Eye Digital Camera Sees What You Just Did

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Almost all of our cameras form images by using a single lens to focus light onto a light-sensitive sheet. That’s how our own eyes actually work, but there are many other ways of seeing the world. Arthropods—insects, spiders and their kin—have compound …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Timelapse

TIME and Space | By Jeffrey Kluger<p><i>Editors note:On Nov. 29, 2016, Google released a major update expanding the data from 2012 to 2016. Read about the</i> …

Soldiers in northern Nigeria are rounding up and executing dozens of citizens in an effort to wipe out the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. Adam Nossiter of the The New York Times has just returned from the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, where he’s seen first-hand the government assault on the militant Islamic group: http://ow.ly/kRkUx