Michael Bond

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L'Oasis in Terres Basses - Baie Rouge

L’Oasis is a stunning getaway located in Terres Basses – Baie Rouge, St. Martin.<p>Surrounded by crystalline water and almost-white sand, the villa’s …

Scientists Discover Feeding Relationship Between Ants and Bornean Insect-Eating Pitcher Plant

An insect-eating pitcher plant (<i>Nepenthes bicalcarata</i>) in Borneo teams up with ants (<i>Camponotus schmitzi</i>) to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing …

Your best photos: May 2013 supermoon

To all who shared your images with us … thank you.<p>The May 24-25 full moon moon is one day away from lunar <i>perigee</i> – the moon’s closest point to Earth …

Astronomy

The Week In Numbers: The World's Largest Lego Model, Viagra For Women, And More

<b>5.3 million</b>: the number of Lego bricks used to build the world's largest Lego model, a life-size X-wing fighter complete with Lego Luke Skywalker<p><b>40,000</b>: the planned population for Masdar City, a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert and the world's most ambitious</b> …

Viewpoint: Mars - what we've learnt in five years

Read Dr Tom Pike's Phoenix mission blog<p><b>On 25 May, it will be five years since Nasa's robotic spacecraft Phoenix touched down in the Martian "arctic". Here, Dr Tom Pike, one of the mission scientists on Phoenix, explains what we've learnt about the Red Planet in that time.</b><p>I'm tightly sandwiched …

Kuo: ‘iWatch May Not Launch Until the Second Half of 2014’

- May 23, 2013<p>The usually accurate KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research report this week, and it contains information about …

Pioneer's AppRadio 3 adds MirrorLink, Siri Eyes Free and more

While Pioneer did announce at CES 2013 that its AppRadio 2 smartphone-powered in-dash unit would support the iPhone 5, the company was hush on any additional updates. Now, however, it has finally unveiled AppRadio 3, which is set to arrive in two models oh-so-descriptively named SPH-DA110 and …

Five Makeover Ideas For Your Patio Area

After the first flush of spring, many garden patios are in need of a bit of attention before the summer is in full swing. Oftentimes, the grout …

Landscaping

Zagat

Spied! We caught the 2014 BMW M4 Coupe testing on the Nürburgring. Will it be weird not having an M3 Coupe anymore? More -> http://bit.ly/13uh3L6

What if the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has more power than General Motors originally stated? More -> http://bit.ly/1al67RX

The 1,350-horsepower SCC Tuatara will be hitting the road later this year. Are you ready? More -> http://bit.ly/16dbq84

Out From Under Washington's Thumb, Tesla CEO Musk Dips A Toe In Political Waters

Just days after repaying the Department of Energy $465 million 9 years ahead of schedule, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to engage in a fairly substantial conversation about climate change and what ought to be done about it. And while Musk had some time to kill — he was apparently recuperating …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …