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Island Paradise: The Best of Bequia

Goats roam freely among the headstones in a small cemetery. The owner relies on them to trim the grass.<p>Nearby, at the Fig Tree, an informal, harbor-front restaurant, “Miss J,” the proprietor, can be found trimming the hedges, warmly greeting passing schoolchildren, or leading a weekend reading club …

Mystery Solved: How Do Dolphins Swim So Fast?

Researchers have finally figured out how dolphins swim as fast as they do.<p>Believe it or not, how dolphins can swim so fast has been something of a riddle for researchers since the 1930s.<p>But a new study has laid to rest one of the most vexing questions plaguing scientists about dolphin speed: How …

Word of Mouth: Vancouver

The Great White North isn't all pond hockey and maple syrup—Canada's west coast province of British Columbia holds its own unique identity to the rest of the country and indeed the world. Drawing on influences from home and abroad, the country's largest coastal city is a dramatic yet harmonious …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Honduras to build new city with its own laws and tax system to attract investors

Honduras is set to host one of the world's most radical neo-liberal economic experiments under a plan to build from scratch the rules, roads and rafters of a "charter city" for foreign investors.<p>The Central American nation hopes the plan for model development zones, which will have their own laws, …

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Biotech Firm: We Will 3D Print A Human Liver In 2014

2014 could be a landmark year for an amazing medical technology: human organs built by 3D printers.<p>San Diego biotech firm Organovo promises that its "bioprinting" technology will successfully print a human liver by the end of 2014, the company told Computerworld's Lucas Mearian.<p>Mearian reports:<p>Like …