Isaac Patka

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Visiting the places that make Moore's Law happen (pictures)

Getting ready to fly<p>Our helicopter<p>Intel's Aloha campus<p>Another view of Aloha<p>Aloha today<p>Next stop: Ronler Acres<p>Above Ronler<p>Huge support system<p>Ronler's D1X<p>Flying over D1X<p>One more view of D1X<p>Ronler from the ground<p>Obama visits Hillsboro<p>Cell workers<p>Mark Bohr's cubicle<p>GlobalFoundries visit<p>Boots, gloves, …

TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: SAN DIEGO CONCRETE HOUSE DESIGN WITH THE INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LIVING SPACES ALMOST EQUALLY DIVIDED

This home has it all. A window wrapped inside living space, a private relaxing outside space, a pool that wraps two sides of the home and a sea view. …

National Geographic Travel

Golden Meaning: 55 graphic artists reveal the maths of the golden ratio

The world’s top graphic designers explore the ancient geometrical concept in poetry, food, sculpture, hairstyles and decorative art<p>Golden Meaning: graphic artists depict the golden ratio – in pictures<p>Pictured above are two self-portraits of the British designer Oli Kellett.<p>Which one is most …

A Tiny Desktop Museum With Dinosaur Eggs, Moon Rocks, and Titanic Coal

Don't lament the fact that your tiny podunk town recently spent all its money on a new waterpark instead of a museum. Thanks to a lifelong dream of …

Samsung Announces Gear Fit Fitness Band with Heart Rate Monitor

Alongside its Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch and the new Galaxy S5, Samsung has announced the Gear Fit, a fitness band that will take on the likes of Nike, Fitbit and Jawbone when it hits the market on April 11. The device weights 27 grams and includes a heart rate monitor, pedometer, sleep tracker and a …

New drugs may transform Down syndrome

Recent breakthroughs could lead to pharmacological treatments for the chromosomal disorder<p>People born with Down syndrome have always been considered to be incurably developmentally delayed—until now. In the past few years a number of laboratories have uncovered critical drug targets within disabled …

This 2,000-Year-Old Bulgarian Fortress Will Take You Back in Time

Built by the Romans during the first through third centuries, the Belogradchik Fortress sits a short distance from the northwestern Bulgarian town of -- you guessed it -- Belogradchik.<p>The fortress has survived some of the world's greatest empires, from the Roman to the Byzantine. Much of what …

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures?<p>The world is full of wonders, sometimes you just have to look a little harder to find them. These 14 spots are lesser-known but equally (if not more) breathtaking.<p><b>1. Whitehaven Beach</b><p>The …

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> …

How to Catch an Airline Pricing Glitch

We've all seen the Ikea commercial where the woman, overwhelmed by the unbelievable low prices, peels out of the store parking lot. She thought she had gotten away with something, a pricing mistake, or perhaps something more -- a small win against the corporate system.<p>The major 2013 pricing …

Six Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

It's arguably the most romantic city in the world, but where do you stay if you want a truly seductive experience of Paris? Here's my personal pick of the six best hotels for couples in love.<p><b>One by the Five</b><p>One by the Five (pictured above) is a luxurious and hedonistic single-suite hotel where a …

Time Traveling in Cyprus for Less Than $2

Who needs a time machine when you've got $2 in your pocket? Not us, that's for sure. My little girl is learning about the Romans at school, so during our summer holiday in Paphos I'd promised her we could go back to the 2nd century AD (well, sort of...)<p>Photo credit: Peter Collins, via Flickr<p>History …

The best pastrami sandwiches in NYC

New York lost its famed Carnegie Deli in 2016, but that doesn’t mean Gotham has lost its pastrami bona fides—just take a look at the best pastrami …

Brooklyn

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

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America's Hottest Beer Bars; New Filipino Restaurants

· The 23 Hottest Craft Beer Bars in America Right Now [~EN~]<br>· Filipino Cuisine Finds a Foothold in New York [GS/NYM]<br>· Danny Meyer Makes Creative New Hire [Crain's]<br>· Harry Styles and Alexa Chung Dine at Gemma [NYP]<br>· 'Downton Abbey' Tea Truck to Visit New York City [NYDN]<br>· Brunch Box: B.Y.O.B. …

11 alternatives to touristy New York attractions

Don’t be seduced by hop-on, hop-off buses and promises of a once-in-a-lifetime trip: If you’re going to all the most touristy attractions in NYC, it …

Staten Island

Xi'an Famous Foods Expands to the Upper West Side

Next month, <b>Jason Wang</b> will open a location of his wildly popular Chinese restaurant <b>Xi'an Famous Foods</b> at 2675 Broadway, between West 102nd and West 101st streets. Wang hinted at an Upper West Side Expansion last summer, and now he announces on the restaurant's website that the grand opening will be …

Where to Take Out-of-Town Visitors Shopping in Nolita

<i>Welcome to Racked's first annual Travel Week. Over the next five days, roughly half of our content will be devoted to everything you need to know about traveling to and from New York City—whether you're entertaining out-of-towners, killing time at the airport, or planning the ultimate …

Asian Banks Drop $1 Billion On Long-Stalled Tower Over Central Park

A new $1 billion financing package from a group of Asian banks is breathing life into a stalled plan to build the 1,050-foot-tall MoMA Expansion …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

IFC is ignoring NC-17 rating for Blue Is the Warmest Color (video)

<i>Blue Is the Warmest Color,</i> winner of a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, opened Friday at downtown Manhattan’s IFC Center. The French film …

Film Industry

The best beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s miles of Pacific and Caribbean coastlines are a beach lover’s dream. Whether you body surf, soak up the rays or dance in the sand, there is a space for you.<p>The 1,016km of Pacific coastline in Costa Rica is infinitely varied as it twists and turns around gulfs, peninsulas and many small …

Costa Rica

How to live longer – the experts' guide to ageing

Experts on the ageing process explain why having good friends, lifting weights and learning languages can lead to a longer life<p><b>JERRALD RECTOR, 26: Lift weights for better immunity</b><p><b>By the time we reach 80, most of us will be infected with a type of herpes virus which erodes the immune system and</b> …

This Is My City -- A New Travel Show About Locals

<i>This Is My City</i> is an independent travel show about what cities mean to the people who live in them.<p>In each episode, we (Thomas Beug and Tim Kafalas) find a local host in a city somewhere in the world who is willing to show us what life is really like in their hometown. Season 1 is out now and over …

Best apps on campus

As college-bound students head off to school and high school students cram spontaneous adventures into their final few weeks of summer, it's time to trade the time-wasting apps and websites of summer for others that can help them make the grade. Among them are apps and sites that can help freshmen …

This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

Samsung Reportedly Introducing Galaxy Gear Android Smartphone Wristwatch In September

What’s weird about reporting on the potential introduction of smartphone watches is that they actually aren’t anything new – every few years it seems some OEM comes up with a wrist-mounted phone that makes for an interesting demo but doesn’t go anywhere, like the LG GD910, for instance, the talk of …