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Looking to travel? You're going to want to visit these destinations in 2016

Airbnb: Where to go in 2016<p>You're not imagining it — flights really are cheaper this year than they have been in a long time.<p>According to estimates from Hopper, an airfare site that helps travelers find good deals on flights, air travel prices are down 12 percent from last year, and more than 20 …

Japan Maglev Train Sets 366 Mph Speed Record

Zooooooom<p>Japan will always beat us at a lot of things, and trains are no exception. Our wimpy 171 mph trains are nothing compared to Japan's amazing maglev trains, which just set another incredible speed record of 366 mph. Central Japan Railway achieved that speed, but it may last only until …

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Urban Drivers Are Emitting Way More Carbon Dioxide Than We Thought

More cars, more problems<p>Cities, with their dense populations and public transit systems are often seen as hotbeds of green innovation--places where bicycles, subways, and light rail are transforming how we get around. But new research shows that fast-growing cities are some of the worst culprits …

The Hacker's Guide To Smart Homes

How to make your house intelligent, efficient, and way more fun<p>Sure, we’ve heard a lot about smart homes and how they’re the wave of the future. Yet that future has always seemed just over the horizon. But now several home-automation platforms have emerged that give Internet-connected …

How It Works: Project Loon's Global Internet

Google wants to bring 4G signals to even the most remote locales<p>Pervasive as the Internet seems, less than half of the world’s population has access to it, leaving some four billion people unconnected. This spring, engineers at Google’s Project Loon will shift to the next phase in a grand plan to …