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Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

10 of the Best Cross-Platform Password Managers for iOS, Android and Desktop

Much as we <i>love</i> the Internet and the wondrous range of diverse, entertaining, informative and time-wasting services on offer, we find it hard to keep track of all the passwords that go along with all the mandatory site and app registrations.<p>Really, it’s all getting a bit much. And simply using the …

11 Email-Based Services you Should Subscribe to Now

With the advent of social media, as well as other Web and mobile messaging services, many may question what the future holds for email. Mark Zuckerberg certainly wants you to believe that.<p>Your personal opinion on the matter will probably depend on a number of factors – your age and line of work to …

Hear Steve Jobs Convincingly Dismiss Tablets 10 Years Ago

It has only been three years since Apple introduced the iPad, and it has been a tremendous success ever since. That makes it all the more interesting to hear Steve Jobs convincingly dismiss tablets, at the first All Things Digital conference in 2003, ten years ago, to Walt Mossberg.<p>We’ve skipped it …

Indian Man Finds His Way Home 26 Years Later with Google Earth

Google today is telling the story of a five-year-old boy named Saroo Munshi Khan who fell asleep on a stationary train during a break from searching for change with his 14-year-old brother Guddu in Berhanpur, India. That was in 1986, 12 years before the company was founded.<p>So why does Saroo matter …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

AG reader photo: Ancient art, SA

A visit to South Australia's Flinders Ranges provides insight into the world's oldest living culture. (Picture: Paula McManus)<p>BY Paula McManus …

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