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In pictures: Ten of the best places to explore with Google's Street View - Telegraph

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Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures http://gu.com/p/3jyat/fb Photograph: Mist and Reflections, Crummock Water, Cumbria, by Tony Bennett, overall winner of the competition

Google cracks open Project Loon's antennas, explains balloon delivered internet (video)

Google has done an admirable job of demystifying Project Loon (that ambitious broadband-via-atmospheric-balloon initiative), but its latest video takes it a step further: tearing apart one of its blimp-tracking antennas and explaining how it works. Every unit houses a radio,<p>what Google is calling …

How do I stop Google targeting me with ads?

Watch out for cookies, warns Rick Maybury.<p><i>We have two computers, served through a router, in other words, a very conventional setup. This morning I was looking up double-glazing firms by typing their address into Firefox. I looked at two websites. An hour later, I was checking emails on my wife’s</i> …

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

Cat sheepishly closes drawer after being caught rummaging for food – video

We’ve all been caught looking somewhere we shouldn’t have, so this video of a cat reacting sheepishly after being caught rummaging through a drawer …

Tits, out

AN ENGLISHMAN likes a routine: Marmite on his toast, warm beer in his glass, bad teeth in his mouth and, for a couple of million readers of the <i>Sun</i>, a …

When the sharing economy goes wrong: are more rules the answer?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Companies like Airbnb and Lyft are symbols of a new “sharing economy,” in which people use technology to find services like car …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

The tragic massacre in Volyn remembered

UKRAINIANS call it a tragedy, for Poles it was a massacre. Between February 1943 and February 1944, units of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army killed up …

Google Maps 2.0 for iOS starts rolling out with iPad support, indoor maps (update: offline maps too)

The revamped Google Maps design reached Android last week; now, it's iOS' turn. Google Maps 2.0 is gradually rolling out worldwide for Apple's platform, and it's bringing the Android version's discovery and exploration components as well as some new-to-iOS features. Long-anticipated iPad support is …

PlanOn launches 'world's smallest' pen-sized scanner

PlanOn System Solutions has launched what it claims is the world's smallest full page colour scanner.<p>According to the US-based company, the pen-sized …