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Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

C.O. Cat Café World Tour: One Night In Bangkok

Spread the Cute:<p>Today’s stop on the C.O. Cat Café World Tour is in the Far, Far East! First, cue up some MTV 80s:<p>And now let’s hear from globetrotter …

Mini-Beef Wellingtons

Introduction: Mini-Beef Wellingtons<p>Thanksgiving is all about the turkey but that doesn't mean that the hardcore carnivores in your crowd have to be …

Halloween drives Freakonomics Radio producer Greg Rosalsky nuts. Here's our Halloween episode: //ow.ly/DBmAt http://t.co/giIUeFQnpo

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

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Celebrate National Cat Day With 13 Gifs of Cats Being Adorable Little Trouble Monsters

Cats are cute, no denying it, and perhaps because of their cuteness they are allowed to get away with behavior that others would be scolded for. No …

Cute

Nap time: SK Telecom is putting its cellular networks to sleep

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: SLR Jester<p>As the hour grows late in Korea, SK Telecom acts like any doting parent: it tucks in its mobile network and …

August Smart Lock Is Finally Ready For Sale, With A Little Help From Apple

When hardware startup August first let the world know about its so-called smart lock back in May 2013, the company thought it was only a few months away from having the product ready to ship. And in came more than 60,000 pre-orders. But August wasn’t going to be ready for quite a while.<p>Today, a …

Woman crashes car; tried to donate plasma

After not being allowed to donate plasma, a woman in Florida responded by sending hospitals something else -- new patients.<p>According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a woman who was angry that she could not donate plasma intentionally crashed her car into a local business.<p>CNN affiliate WTLV …

Programming Isn't Manual Labor, But It Still Sucks

<i>Peter Welch is a writer and programmer. He is the author of the book</i> And Then I Thought I Was a Fish <i>and the blog "Still Drinking"</i>.<p>Every friend I have …

Report: Man says devil made him smash 10 Commandments - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Though he told authorities that the devil made him do it, Satanists disapproved, after a man allegedly shattered a stone copy of the Ten Commandments last week.<p>The man is accused of running his car on Friday into a controversial 6-foot-tall granite tablet of the biblical edicts erected …

Chris Hadfield Explains How Zero Gravity Makes it Possible to Take Sharp, Hand-Held Long Exposures

Have you ever noticed how, in every photo of an astronaut using camera gear in the International Space Station, there’s pretty much never a tripod or …

The truth behind America’s most famous gay-hate murder

Matthew Shepard’s horrific death at the hands of redneck homophobes shocked America and changed its laws. Now a different truth is emerging, but does it matter? Julie Bindel reports<p>The horrific killing of Matthew Shepard in 1998 is widely seen as one of the worst anti-gay hate crimes in American …

Bibimbap at Home

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 2 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Buy thinly sliced beef for this bibimbap recipe at Korean markets, or ask your butcher to cut it for you.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Bulgogi<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/3 cup finely grated Asian pear with juices<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic …

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Iceland's WOW air launches £99 flights from London to the US

It may be the cheapest transatlantic flight ever – £99 one way to Boston and Washington DC from London.<p>WOW air (www.wowair.co.uk), a budget Icelandic airline, is making an introductory fare available to those booking a selected number of sale-price seats online from today.<p>The carrier is launching …

Long Haul

Illusions of the body: a nude photo series on how we see ‘attractiveness’

Every Home Should Have Ubi Voice-Activated Computer

<b>Ubi</b> is a part of home automation, it’s a voice activated computer where you can simply talk and it helps you connect with your world. This always-on …

Glow-In-The-Dark Highways Open In The Netherlands

The smart highway pilot is over, and the plan is to take the system international.<p>After months of pilot testing, a glow-in-the-dark smart highway in the Netherlands has finally gone public in the Dutch city of Oss, and there are plans to expand the technology to other highways in the Netherlands …

'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code

The BBC is tapping everyone's favorite time-traveling doctor to help get kids into coding. The broadcaster is launching <i>The Doctor and the Dalek</i>, a <i>Doctor Who</i>-themed game that features a number of puzzles designed to instill the fundamentals of programming in players. It ties in with the BBC's …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Recent<p>AwardsHere/Still/NowPaul D’AmatoPoverty runs rampant on Chicago’s West Side, and yet its residents are largely ignored by the media—as well as those around them. A series that looks closely at the individual people who make up this community rather than considering them as a …

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Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

Betaworks-Backed Weather Service, Poncho, Heads To Chicago

At the start of every day, most people check the weather. They go to the weather app on their phone, or open up weather.com, or perhaps they lick their finger and stick it out the window. I, however, get my weather updates from Poncho.<p>The betaworks-backed weather service sends you relevant weather …

Animator Augments Reality With Stop-Motion Cartoons

This is a cute video from animator Hombre_McSteez in which he augments reality with cartoons by drawing stop-motion animations on clear cels and …

Mobile News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | WPMI

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What makes for a stable marriage?

About a decade ago, the gossip on everyone’s lips was that “1/2 of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce.” That factoid was later disproven, but …

Is War Over? — A Paradox Explained

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