Kelvin Wright

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Business trip: Atlanta

Despite being the commercial capital of the fast growing southeastern US, the city’s genteel Southern charms have survived amid rapid economic and social changes.<p>Like its official symbol, the phoenix, Atlanta is rising from the ashes of the recent recession, maintaining its position as the …

Travel

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

Samsung Gears Up For The Galaxy S5, But Does It Get Lifestyle Computing?

The rumors are flying thick and fast around the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a possible launch date in January now mooted, which would mean accelerating Samsung’s already warp-speed innovation and underline its paranoia about being left behind by Apple.<p>Will the S5 have fingerprint security? Probably …

The Future Is Built By People Exploring The Art Of The Possible ... And Pushing Past It

<i>Future Tech is an annual ReadWrite series where we explore how technologies that will shape our lives in the years and decades to come are grounded in the innovation and research of today.</i><p>You’re at a cocktail party. As people jostle past you in a loud room, you turn your head to listen to the …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

How to build your own computer

The final part of CNET's guide to building your own computer will walk you through the entire process from connecting your first wire to installing the operating system.<p><i>This is the third and final part of CNET's guide to building your own computer. Make sure you have read part one and part two</i> …

Computer Hardware

Adidas pushes fitness bands to a new level

The miCoach Smart Run Watch from Adidas packs in an MP3 player, GPS, and a heart-rate monitor. Plus, Windows 8.1 arrives and Facebook loosens privacy settings for teenagers.<p>CNET Update keeps track of fitness trackers:<p>In this episode of Update:<p>- Get the overview of the feature-packed Adidas miCoach …

Bands

The Most Popular Girls' Names, State by State, from 1960 to the Present

It’s like those animated maps showing the rise and fall of empires. A swarm of Jennifers consume the country, only for their star to fall and that of …

Resorts World Bimini Creates New Ways to Explore the Storied Bahamian Islands

Fifty miles due east off the coast of Miami, the islands of Bimini emerge from the turquoise-green sea.<p>This tiny dash of the Bahamas, only 10 square …

Gulf Stream

The Best Places To Go To Be Your Wild, Single Self After A Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do, and getting over it is harder. Ben and Jerry are good life counselors in a pinch, but sometimes you need a total escape in order to fully mend your broken heart and restore your weary mind.<p>Here are a few spots sure to heal your post-breakup soul.<p><b>If they dumped you…</b><p>You are …

How Mexico is upending the U.S. auto industry

Back in the 1980s, the U.S. auto industry went through a major upheaval. Foreign automakers started opening up more and more plants in the South, taking advantage of the region's weaker unions and lower labor costs. That, in turn, undercut the historically dominant position of Detroit and the …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Linux only needs one 'killer' game to explode, says Battlefield director

It would only take one "killer" game for the Linux platform to explode its way into mainstream gaming, DICE creative director Lars Gustavsson told Polygon, revealing that the development studio would "strongly" like to get into Linux.<p>"We strongly want to get into Linux for a reason," Gustavsson …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Mike Tyson's Best Knockouts

And this is why they call him Iron Mike.<p>Buy Now<p>Video<p>Movies<p>Charlie Countryman Trailer<p>Shia LaBeouf falls madly in love with Evan Rachel Wood while …

Watches

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Straight Razor Shaving For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

Our very first post on the Art of Manliness was a introductory guide to shaving like your grandpa with a double-edged safety razor. Since then, we’ve …

My Two-Day Oktoberfest Bender

Kristyn Ostman on her last-minute, 48-hour jaunt to Germany's biggest beer festival.<p>Molly may be the party drug of choice in America, but here in …

Everything you need to know about the NSA and Tor in one FAQ

Documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed that the National Security Agency has powerful capabilities to identify and spy on users of the Tor network, three of my colleagues report. But what's Tor? How do the attacks work? And what does all this mean for Internet security? …

What is Honor? | The Art of Manliness

Across cultures and time, honor and manliness have been inextricably tied together. In many cases, they were synonymous. Honor lost was manhood lost. …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Turtle Cheesecake Recipe

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>70 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 40 minutes<p>A cheesecake fashioned after turtle candies; …

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. With its majestic castles, renowned vineyards, romantic valleys and stunning Alpine villages, Germany is not a country to be overlooked on a trip to …

Top 10

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

Construction has resumed on that 90,000-square-foot mega-mansion from The Queen Of Versailles

Construction on the massive, ridiculous house featured in Lauren Greenfield’s terrifying <i>The Queen Of Versailles</i> movie has recommenced. One of the …