Hamed H.

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Pity the poor lightbulbs

I MIGHT as well admit it up front: for a brief while, in the late summer and early autumn of 2011, I thought Michele Bachmann could wind up as …

Difference Engine: Fuel for the future?

AMERICA’S unexpected, and most welcome, bonanza of natural gas from its vast shale deposits seems to be doing as much to reduce pollution as many of …

Turn that light off!

FOR some people there are two important numbers when it comes to buying a car: the price and the miles it does per gallon (for others, looks, style, …

Marriage makes people happier than six figure salaries and religion

Marriage makes people happier than religious beliefs, earning six-figure salaries and having children, a study for the Office of National Statistics has found for the first time.<p>The ONS has found that being married is 20 times more important to a person’s well-being than their earnings, and 13 …

The world's best city skylines

Daily measurements of CO2 at a US government lab on the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii have broken through a symbolic mark - topping 400 parts per million for the first time http://bbc.in/10xE39c The last time CO2 was regularly above 400ppm was three to five million years ago - before modern humans existed.

Saudi Arabians in 'sidewalk skiing' craze

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Apple 'among largest tax avoiders in US' - Senate committee

<b>Apple has been accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders".</b><p>A Senate committee said Apple had used "a complex web of offshore entities" to avoid paying billions of dollars in US income taxes. But it said there was no indication the firm acted illegally.<p>Apple chief Tim Cook will go before …

Using data and computer models to store wind energy underground

<i>This article originally appeared on GigaOM Pro, our premium research subscription service.</i><p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has completed a …

Tunisia: after the revolution

Sidi Bou Said's signature blue-and-white houses are framed with sweet-smelling jasmine and bougainvillea. The soft sunshine is making them seem so …

Top 5 best and worst things about my time studying abroad in America

A Brit studying abroad across the pond might not sound that adventurous, but it's been an eye-opening year for me at the University of West Georgia …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Everest Ice Shrinking Fast, Scientists and Climbers Say

Glaciers in Everest region have shrunk 13 percent since the 1960s.<p><b>Everest isn't the same mountain it was when Jim Whittaker became the first U.S. climber to summit the peak in 1963. The world's highest peak has been shedding snow and ice for the past 50 years, possibly due in part to global</b> …