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George Hotz Is Taking on Tesla by Himself

The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage<p>George Hotz is taking on Google and Tesla by himself.<p>By Ashlee Vance | …

Virtual Reality

Scuba Dive/Tux

Finding: CONFIRMED<p><b>Explanation:</b> How many times has James Bond or some other big-screen spy hopped into a tuxedo, taken a scuba dive and then arrived …

Scuba Diving

A WikiLeaks document appears to show US plans to destabilize Syria back in 2006

How to make sure your install Windows 10 perfectly on your PC

We're going to show you how you can install Windows 10 if you don't want to go for the simple in-OS upgrade. This will be either a clean install or a …

16 extraordinary McDonald's restaurants around the world

The 10 Best Beaches in The World

From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.<p>From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.

New Zealand

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

Get a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped

This is the Syma X5C, which includes an HD camera. The slightly cheaper X5 does not. Syma<p>The most fun I had in 2014? No contest: piloting drones. …

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

Astonishing moment German troops surrendered during Battle of the Somme is revealed in 'amazing' collection of WWI images captured by British soldier who smuggled a camera into the trenches

• <b>Lance Corporal George Hackney took candid pictures of war when he signed up to fight in October 1915</b>• <b><br>This photo was taken during Battle of Somme in</b> …

Why James Bond and I love a full English

The children adore my haggis – but only if they can eat it off my plate, for some reason<p>The first chill of autumn – this means it is time to stop eating “continental” breakfasts, and embrace heartier sustenance, hot and high in protein. This morning, I had Macsween’s haggis sliced and fried with …

Oktoberfest 2014 kicks off: in pictures

11 Rare Apps That Were Yanked From Apple's App Store

Apple maintains a tight ship and has strict policies on what apps are allowed to do, but sometimes a few apps slip through the cracks.<p>From apps that can play old Nintendo games, to the notorious "Flappy Bird," we've collected the most interesting apps that are no longer available — unless you were …

Apps

California Drought Launches New Gold Rush

With rivers low, professional and hobbyist miners uncover more metals.<p>COLFAX, California—Bruce Meyer took a smoke break on the gravel bank of the scenic Bear River, deep in central California's Gold Country. He was wearing a wetsuit and bandana, and water dripped from his thick, graying beard.<p>Meyer …

From New York's forgotten World Fair site to an entire island evacuated amid a volcanic eruption: The most jaw-dropping abandoned spots around the world revealed

Travelers looking for an adventure might need to think outside the box - and choose destinations that are literally abandoned.<p>A list compiled by …

Opinion: Why we’re not becoming ‘Total Cayman’ any time soon

20 May<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>So, one of the worst kept secrets in the automotive world is finally out of the bag. The rumours about a GT3-esque version of …

Holiday snaps from a lost world: Remarkable collection of colour photos are found from couple's honeymoon road-trip around England on the eve of World War Two

By<p>As they shared ice creams in the sunshine and picnicked in flower-filled meadows, the Britain newly-wedded couple Denys and Margaret Gardiner …

Misery and mass bowing: the view from a North Korean tour bus

Restraints on foreign tourists fail to mask the hardship and mind control in country UN likened to Nazi Germany<p>A stunningly beautiful, twentysomething woman dressed in black performs her death wail in the main hall of an obscenely luxurious palace in central Pyongyang. Her face seems to contort as …

Plank position for beginners

We all know plank position is good for us. But. Um. What if you lack the core strength needed to suck in the gut and engage the back, glutes and quad muscles — all while balancing between your toes and elbows?<p>Answer: You slowly and carefully work your way up to it, says fitness expert Tosca Reno, …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Travel

Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain by Wiel Arets Architects

The Refined Architecture of the Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain.<p>Wiel Arets Architects have designed the Jellyfish House located in Marbella, …

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

Japan

Rosetta comet chaser set to wake up on Monday after three years' sleep

If it awakes, Rosetta will catch up with a comet and send down a lander to ride the dirty snowball as it rushes towards the sun<p>At 10am GMT on Monday morning an alarm clock will rouse a snoozing spacecraft that is hurtling through the darkest reaches of the solar system. Launched 10 years ago, and …

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

Acquainted

Spanish 'ghost airport' up for sale

With a runway long enough to land an Airbus A380, the world's largest airliner, and a capacity to handle 10 million passengers per year, the airport at Ciudad Real, some 200 kilometres (100 miles) south of Madrid, has become a symbol of Spain's real estate bubble.<p>Spain's first private international …

Why 'The Last Of Us' Could Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

I’m so indecisive. 2013 may not have been the very best year for video games, but it sure had some standout performances.<p>Among these is Naughty Dog’s PS3 exclusive <i>The Last of Us</i>. The game is a dark, post-apocalyptic vision of the future. A mysterious spore has infected millions, turning them into …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …