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Creative Lip Synching Music Video Created from 4,000 Portraits of 350 People

It’s getting harder to impress these days when it comes to music videos, because there seems to be an abundance of uber-creative people putting …

Is This Wingsuit Video Real?

World of Wingman, a men's grooming company, published a video to YouTube that it's calling a world's first for the fledging spot of wing-suit flying. On September 30, Frenchman Raphael Dumont purportedly completed the first wingsuit flight into a water landing without a parachute.<p>But many on the …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

A LETTER FROM A GIRL TO JRD TATA IN 1974 - Posts

<b>THE GIRL WRITING AS HERSELF....</b><p>It was probably the April of 1974. Bangalore was getting warm and gulmohars were blooming at the IISc campus. I was …

Study Finds Doping Widespread in Track and Field

A new study has found that doping in track and field athletes might be much more pervasive than the results of doping tests indicate. An article published today in the <i>New York Times</i> says that a group of researchers assembled by the World Anti-Doping Agency found that "an estimated 29 percent of the …

Wildfire Enters Yosemite National Park

The wildfire blazing near Yosemite has entered the park and now threatens the power and water supply for millions in the San Francisco Bay area. As of Monday morning, the blaze is only 15 percent contained.<p>The fire has burned through 15,000 acres of land in Yosemite—though it has yet to enter the …

Street Legal Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse

Lamborghini will preview their extreme street-legal variant <b>Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse</b> at the 2013 International Frankfurt Motor …

Never Load Paper Again With This Smarter Printer

Just place this printer right on top of a big stack of paper, and it’ll handle the rest.<p>Twenty years ago, inkjet printers seemed like magic–they printed so many colors, so fast! Now they’re that necessary evil for producing concert tickets or handling that one thing in your life that you still have …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Photographer Forms Patterns with Smoke and Fire

Photographer Rob Prideaux took on the difficult task of photographing smoke and fire, with the added twist of forming patterns with it. Prideaux did …

Children React to the Taste of a Lemon for the First Time in Photo Series 'Pucker'

Lemons are a great source of flavor that can add that special zest to a dish or beverage. But did you ever think of them as the special ingredient …

4 Tips for Pitching Your Business in 2 Minutes | Inc.com

Two minutes. You probably wait longer for your coffee at your local shop. Two minutes can seem like a very short time, unless you're on in the hot seat, facing four investors and an entire audience, asking for funding. At that moment, time goes by like lightning. Last month at a local pitch …

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Top Surfers Name the World’s Most Dangerous Waves, Plus Surf Spots for the Rest of Us

<b>See surfing photos submitted to us by adventurers like you >></b><p>For all of human history, waves have been a byword for “danger.” They drown swimmers, sink ships, and swamp entire towns with an inexorability and indifference that mocks the frailty of man in the intermittent roar and murmur of moving …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Rare Colour Photos Of Women Working During WW2

In the countless history books, many of the major of achievements are based on the accomplishments of men. But in the darkest depths of World War 2, …

On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York

<b>On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York.</b><p>Pictured, the Statue of Liberty photographed from a helicopter by LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White in 1952.<p>See more photos of America from above <b>here</b>.

Sensuous Steel

Ken Gross bought his first car magazine when he was 12 years old and brought it home proudly to show his father. His dad was not interested. So Gross spent his adolescence trying to convince his old man that, despite the fact that he worked for cheap in a gas station and spent all of his spare time …

How to Become a Nat Geo Photographer

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I become a photographer for National Geographic?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Photography is really no different than any other pursuit in life if you plan to make a living at it. Unfortunately, there are very few full time salaried photography jobs. All the photographers who take pictures for</i> …

10 Best Places to See From Above

For the ultimate bird's eye view of your destination there's no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Alois Hitler, father to Adolf

Alois Schicklgruber’s only claim to fame was that he was the father of Adolf Hitler.<p>Born 7 June 1837, Alois Schicklgruber was the son of a …

Fire on the Mountain

Damien Kuhn planted a boot in the loose rock, shrugged his shoulders under the awkward weight, and steadied himself on the ever-steeper slope, halfway up a mountainside in the Hindu Kush. Just ahead, soldiers snaked single-file toward the ridgeline. More men followed behind him, sweaty faces …

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

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