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iOn Wireless Switch

A replacement for mechanical switches. iOn lets you toggle lights and other devices just by waving your hand over it, or by using its mobile app. You …

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Haptix 3D Multitouch Controller

Haptix uses two cameras to turn any flat surface into a multitouch interface. Control your TV with your table, use real pen and paper to draw, or …

Multi-Touch

Timelapse of the Photography Captured by the Curiosity Rover: First Year on Mars

The aptly named Curiosity is NASA’s land rover machine built to explore the surface of Mars and conduct research. In this video, a series of 548 …

Time-lapse Photography

History students will no longer tolerate or believe grand narratives

Simplicity is a foreign country; they do things differently there, as Mohammad Najibullah discovered in 1996 when the Taliban finally arrived in Kabul. Najibullah was president of Afghanistan between 1987 and 1992. There is a story that, while holed up in the UN compound in Kabul waiting for the …

The scenic route: Ireland's most picturesque drives

The Emerald Isle is renowned for its spellbinding scenery. And while state-of-the-art main roads and motorways now link its cities and towns, there are some spectacular alternatives. Turn off the main thoroughfares to discover Ireland’s most scenic stretches of asphalt with these five picturesque …

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

The Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” as Seen from Space | Colossal

<p>We all know that as the seasons change on Earth, temperatures rise and fall, plants grow or die, ice forms or melts away. Perhaps nobody is more …

Squito Ball Camera

Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image …

Canary Home Security

A home security device controlled via an iOS or Android app. Canary can not only display and record videos, it can also track motion, temperature, …

Google Chromecast

The Chromecast is an HDMI dongle that lets you send online content from your mobile device or computer to your HDTV or monitor. It works with …

Chromecast

iblazr External LED Flash

An enhanced LED flash that plugs into the 3.5mm audio port of Android and iOS devices. It has four LEDs and a rechargeable battery that lasts up to …

Rechargeable Batteries

The Good Old Travel Guide Days

Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet Publications, remembers the fun early days of travel guide writing, but says they're not over yet.<p>“There’s …

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive …

Sony Cyber-shot