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Danny MacAskill Drops New Video

Scottish rider Danny MacAskill is known for performing jaw-dropping street trials riding in picturesque locations. Whether it’s in a deserted Argentinian village, a childhood dreamscape, or a road trip to his hometown, the 28-year-old sees terrain in a way that no one else does. His latest clip, a …

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Staying connected on the road: your tips

Travel is all about the thrill of the open road, endless possibilities, and leaving behind the day-to-day… but is that a trilling mobile phone we hear? Are you checking in on Facebook before you’ve even checked in at the hotel?<p>Ok, we admit it: one of the many joys of travel is sharing your …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

O'ahu's Top Scenic Drives

The island of Oʻahu offers much more for adventurous travellers than just the historic streets of Honolulu and Waikiki's beach resorts. Hitting the island’s roads allows you full licence to check out some of Hawai‘i's most spectacular scenic drives. Along the way, you’ll see everything from …

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Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

The Dolomites and Bolzano

The Dolomites — the dramatic mountains along Italy's northeast border — offer not only some of Europe's most scenic alpine experiences, but a chance …

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Following the Beaujolais Wine Route

What could be more French than sampling the fruits of the vine? And where better to do it than the enticing vineyards of Beaujolais? The picture-book Beaujolais Wine Route is a dream-come-true for oenophiles. Swinging from Villefranche-sur-Saône to St-Amour, this route is like a ‘greatest hits’ of …

The 11 Most Welcoming Airports in The World

<i>Picture of JFK Airport, 1964</i><p>Following this classification, this is a collection of the airports that did best on the list and that are …

World's First Algae-Powered Building by Splitterwerk Architects Opens in Germany

We’ve all heard about buildings powered by solar or wind energy, but an algae-powered building? Splitterwerk Architects have designed just such a …

Mapping the Growth of OpenStreetMap

Reconnecting with nature has environmental and mental health benefits

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee at <i>The Guardian</i> writes about the deeper human issue at risk in our ongoing environmental crises:<p>If we go to the root of the …

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Mitchell Joachim Wants to 3D Print Cities Using 'Smart Trash' From the World's Overflowing Landfills

The world’s landfills are literally overflowing. According to 2008 figures (and we’ve added a few people since then), America alone produces a …

Sustainability

To protect coasts, call on Mother Nature - Futurity

STANFORD (US) — Natural habitats such as dunes and reefs are the best protection against …

Habitats

3D Printer Can Build You A House In 20 Hours: Welcome To The Future

We've seen 3D printers used for everything from iPhone cases to makeshift weapons, but if you think bigger, what can these new printers really be …

SCI-Arc student develops freeform 3D printing with "undo" function

<b>News:</b> a masters student at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles has developed a method of using a robotic arm to 3D print …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Mango salsa! Great with beer. Finely dice one (not too ripe) mango and one (not too ripe) avocado. Combine with diced red onion and cilantro. Dress salsa with a bit of lime and salt (for a sweet salty kick) and eat with tortilla chips.

Food

Get Steakhouse-Quality Crust on Grilled Steak with a Quick Freeze

If you want to grill a steak that tastes as good as one you might order at a steakhouse, you need that delicious, caramelized crust. Cook's Country …

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Caramelized Onions (Tacos de Carne Asada Enchipotlada) Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

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Thai-Style Garlic Chicken

Thai-Style Garlic Chicken<p>(adapted from Super Food Ideas – Super Savers with minor tweaks)<p><i>Serves 2</i><p>What you’ll need:-<p>500g chicken tenderloins (or …

Superfoods

Mexican Skirt Steak Tacos with Lime Crema & Queso Fresco - Peanut Butter & Dill Pickles

Mexican Skirt Steak Tacos with Lime Crema & Queso Fresco<p>Ingredients<p>Spice Rub:<br>• 2 tsp. chili powder<br>• 2 tsp. brown sugar<br>• 1 tsp. paprika<br>• 1 tsp. cumin<br>• 1/2 tsp. …

Rib-Eye Steak with Chimichurri and Patagonian Potatoes

Many Argentine cooks keep a jar of homemade chimichurri sauce in the fridge (it keeps for several weeks) to either marinate or season cooked meats …

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