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The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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Garmin Rolls With The Punches Of Changing Navigation Game With Smartphone HUD For Cars

Garmin built its empire on dedicated GPS devices, but those are obviously facing extinction in the face of smartphones that can replicate their function without requiring an expensive secondary hardware purchase. Today, Garmin announced a device that could help it capitalize on its changing role in …

Teach Yourself: Start A Project

I wrote this for High School Students, but it’s applicable to anyone. It’s an address to education and self-fulfillment.<p>More high school and college students should start projects. Projects are a means to bite-size, practical, and self-driven education. They help you navigate interests and learn …

Insanely Popular Game Candy Crush Saga Is Bringing In An Estimated $633,000 A Day

It's No. 3 in the Apple App Store and is the top game on Facebook, with 44 million monthly active users, according to AppData.<p>It's played more than 600 million times a day and is bringing in an estimated $633,000 every day, according to mobile gaming monetization company Think Gaming.<p>We first saw …

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Here Are The 9 FounderFuel Summer 2013 Cohort Startups Showing Off At Demo Day This Week

One of Canada’s largest accelerators, Montreal-based FounderFuel, is gearing up for its Summer 2013 Demo Day during Startup Festival this year, and the list of 9 companies on display this time around includes some familiar faces, as well as some new players operating in a range of different …

India’s Best Palace Hotels

Overlooking mirror-like lakes and sun-drenched sand dunes, India’s palace hotels will make even the most humble traveler feel like a sultan. From …

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Google puts down Facebook and Microsoft to be named most transparent of them all

PRISM not only challenges our trust in the U.S. government but also our trust in the companies that are secretly supplying the government with our data.<p>In the wake of revelations about PRISM , Google and Facebook are locked in a pissing match over which company is the “more transparent.”<p>News came …

32 Amazing Pebble Garden Paths

Garden paths are important for garden décor, they help to create a mood. Stone paths are a great variant for a garden design close to nature, and …

Ancient China

Better than actual China shots?<p>This is a good question! Is Disney’s China more picturesque than the actual China? Yes and no are my answers. There is …

So much for that: Qantas' numbers fall, post-Emirates deal

The Emirates-Qantas alliance has got off to a bad start for the Australian partner, with international passenger numbers falling significantly in the …

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5 Fun Summer Family Adventures

Summer is basically here and it’s time to get up, get out, and explore with your kids. Whether you want to take in a new city, hike our nation’s …

Qatar Air's CEO isn't going to buy Boeing's new long-haul jet without more details

Qatar Airways Ltd. wants more information from Boeing Co. on its 777X before placing an order for the long-haul jet the U.S. planemaker has begun …

Travel Sketches from the Road

They say a picture paints a thousand words – but I think a painting does an even better job of capturing the poetic beauty of a place.<p>Since my friend …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

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Inside Flipboard / June 3, 2013<p>My Modern Met is animated by two ideals: creativity and the power of human connection. Each day, My Modern Met …

This crafty 4-month-old startup helps you never lose your keys (or kid) again

Losing your keys is awful. It’s probably happened to you at least once in your life, and I bet it frustrated the hell out of you.<p>Four-month-old Moscow-based startup Bunch wants to make it so you never lose you keys again, with a mix of custom hardware and an iOS app. You set a certain distance …