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10 Magnificent European Museums

We previously looked at beautiful libraries from across the globe, but if you’re looking to expand your travels to educational locales with beautiful …

Museums

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow (Part 1)

Electrical Thumb Rules For:<p>Cable Capacity<p><b>For Cu Wire Current Capacity (Up to 30 Sq.mm) =</b> 6X Size of Wire in Sq.mm<br>Ex. For 2.5 Sq.mm = 6×2.5 = 15 Amp, …

Arduino

Orchids: Masters of Plant Pareidolia

Pareidolia is the tendency to see familiar or significant images in places where none is intended. Classic examples are sightings of Jesus or the …

Orchids

The US Airports With The Cheapest Average Airfares

In Los Angeles? Instead of flying out of LAX (where an average flight costs $465), you may want to book a flight out of Long Beach Airport (LGB), where the average airfare costs just $216.<p>Cheapflights.com just released their fourth annual Airport Affordability Index, which ranks popular airports …

Build your own solar-powered water pumping station

By Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM<p>Issue #91 • January/February, 2005<p>In the last issue, there was an excellent article by Dorothy Ainsworth on water pumping …

Snorkeling

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Schrödinger's iPad? New Breakthroughs in Quantum Computing