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Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers - Roadshow

<b>Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.</b><p>Speaking at the RoboBusiness robotics conference …

Mozilla starts crowdsourcing data to help devices find your location without GPS

Mozilla's got a full plate between browsers, Firefox OS and a mess of other projects, but that hasn't stopped it from starting a new initiative. The software community has set up the experimental Mozilla Location Service to collect crowdsourced geolocation data from <i>public</i> WiFi networks and cellular …

Google Glass to get upgrade, will fit prescription glasses

<b>Existing Google Glass Explorers will be able to trade in their Google Glass for an updated model that can fit prescription glasses and shades.</b><p>Google …

An Inside Look at Film Projection Booths

It would perhaps be safe to assume that all of us have at least craned our necks once to see those small holes at the back of a movie house from …

Learning Photography Boosts Memory in Seniors, Study Finds

Good news, camera weenies — not only does photography make you attractive and rich, it helps your brain stay sharp as you age. That’s the conclusion …

Instagram Becoming Hot New Marketplace for Unrestricted Gun Sales

From antique pistols to high-powered assault rifles, Instagram has emerged as the leading online marketplace for guns. And, even more troubling, it …

The Impossible Instant Photo LabTurns Pixels Into Polaroids

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Congrats! You’ve got a golden ticket.<p>If you manage to be good and live through this tour, you’ll be the proud owner …

Pablo Picasso - a picture from the past

Interactive Tourist Kiosks Are Moving Beyond the Gimmick

In tourist towns worldwide, visitors are greeted with racks of brochures promoting everything from tours and museums to restaurants and hotels. But …

Wikipedia Will Start Texting Info To Users In Kenya Who Lack Internet

Wikipedia is probably a regular part of your online life. And if you own a smartphone, you can take advantage of apps and extensions that give you access to its vast repository even when you’re offline. But what if you don’t have a smartphone, or an easily accessible Internet connection?<p>In an …

First Bitcoin ATM goes live next week: but does it have a purpose?

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Virtual currency Bitcoin will tick off another milestone in its remarkable year of swings and scandals next week when the …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

10 Mind-Blowing Bridges That Connect Two States (Or Countries!)

There's no cooler way to pass from state to state (or from country to country) than by bridge. You're driving or walking along, enjoying the scenery, and POOF! the bridge drops you off in a wondrous new land.<p>Here are 10 bridges that let you jump major boundary lines with one simple cross.<p>Ambassador …

Delta Buying Used Planes from AirTran to Save on Fuel Costs

Delta Air Lines is now flying the first of dozens of airplanes acquired from competing AirTran Airways.<p>Atlanta-based Delta began flights with the …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

Robert De Niro Makes Another Bet on Tourism, This Time in Shanghai

Actor Robert De Niro has joined a US consortium to invest in a huge property project in a historic area of China’s commercial hub Shanghai.<p>Set to …