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Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile

<b>As dusk falls in the Elqui Valley, a packed minivan rumbles up a winding trail into the hills, high above the gleaming orange lights of Vicuna - a small town at the heart of Chile's recent boom in astrotourism.</b><p>After 40 minutes on the dusty road, lined with scrawny bushes, cacti and rocks, the van …

South America

Were Volcanoes Ice Age Refuges for Life?

Geothermal havens may have sheltered continent's organisms, study says.<p>Named after Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, volcanoes are best known for their destructive power.<p>But a new study bolsters the idea that they can also be havens for life, as refuges for plants and animals during ice …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google officially names Android 9 'Pie', rolling out to Pixels today and other devices this fall<p>Google has finally let the cat out of the bag: its ninth version of Android, codenamed Android P, is called Pie. Oh, and ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>YouTube is flush with 'prank' videos …

The generation dependent on the phone charger

<b>The European Parliament is voting on whether to have a single charger for all phones. Shorter battery lives mean many are prisoners to their chargers, notes Harry Low.</b><p>It's a common sight. We see people plugging in at airports, on trains and in the office. Charging hubs have been springing up at …

European Parliament

Billionaire Jewelry King Launches TaskWorld, A Management Tool All About Performance

Billionaire jewelry king Fred Mouawad has a different take on the world of task management. Most providers have some play on keeping a list or offer a schedule of reminders. But Mouawad, after hanging out at Stanford University to get in geek mode, has built something different. It’s called …