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Acoustic Zoom could save dolphins' hearing while aiding geologists

If you've ever been asleep on a yacht in harbor when a submarine tests its sonar, you know that underwater sound is anything but trivial – one ping …

How to holiday on Italy's Amalfi coast – on a budget

You don’t have to be loaded to enjoy this stylish coast, especially now that the summer crowds have gone. Nicky Swallow selects 10 stops that offer dizzying views, but down-to-earth places to stay and eat<p>One of Europe’s most desirable and romantic destinations, the Amalfi coast has been seducing …

Brick-A-Pic - Turn an Image into Lego® Bricks

<b>Get it now at:</b><p>http://www.brickapic.com<p>Given the chance, we will make a tool that allows you to convert your photo, logo, icon or other image into a …

The Boundless American Dream Scholarship for DACA & TPS Students

<b>The Boundless American Dream Scholarship</b> will provide financial support to exceptionally promising students who fulfill the requirements of Deferred …

CoeLux "Skylight" Brings Sun To Dark Places

Seasonal affective disorder is a very real phenomenon, and it can seriously mess with your head. In extreme situations, it can be crippling or even …

Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them

Too tough to cry? Too tough to read poetry? Man-up, open your mind (and heart) and take the plunge with Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the …

Concept Estate reinforces Volvo's new design direction

Set to be officially unveiled this week at the Geneva Auto Show, the new shooting brake design from Volvo not only carries over the language and …

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Stargazing in Scotland: a holiday where dark skies are welcome

Do you live by the moon? Steve Owens does. On nights when there is no moon, Steve goes to work, and tonight he's out on a lonely hill in Dumfries and Galloway with his telescope.<p>"We'll take a look," he says. "Jupiter should be visible."<p>Half an hour later, we are admiring several Jovian moons and …

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Camp with penguins in Antarctica

A few hundred travellers each year can experience the inner part of the icy continent with (almost) all the comforts of home.<p>With its constant sub-zero temperatures and uninhabited glacier terrain, Antarctica is not usually thought of as a luxury locale. But tour operator White Desert is determined …

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Small ski resorts in Europe: readers travel tips

Austria<p><b>WINNING TIP: Dienten am Hochkönig</b><p>Dienten is a small, traditional Austrian farming village in the middle of the Hochkönig ski area. In the past few years there has been a big investment in the area's ski infrastructure, with lots of new lifts now linking Dienten to the surrounding villages. …

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Top travel websites: OpenTrips.co.uk

Have you ever looked at a holiday company's itinerary and wished you could modify it? A few destination swaps here, an extra day there … and how about making sure all activities are linked to your own personal interests?<p>That's what OpenTrips.co.uk is trying to facilitate. Instead of letting a …

Top 10 free attractions, galleries and museums in the UK: readers' tips

<b>Winning tip: the new Birmingham Library</b><p>Europe's biggest and most beautiful civic library opened earlier this month. Iniside it is so bright and open, inviting you to explore every corner – the huge cushions in the kids' area, the reading pods and pianos. And wandering through the roof gardens …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

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10 of the best destination restaurants in Britain

The Ethicurean, Wrington, near Bristol<p>Created from the old orangery of an Edwardian walled garden, the Ethicurean (mains from £12) creates much of its menu from what it grows. Expect maybe rabbit confit with lovage breadcrumbs, or goat bacon, from a daily changing menu. Winners of the Observer Food …

Yorkshire - God's own country is the best place in Europe

"Yorkshire wins World Travel Awards." I read it online on my way home to York after a trip abroad. Not only that but the county had beaten off opposition from London, Berlin and Madrid to become European destination 2013 at the World Travel Awards held in Antalya, Turkey. Previous winners include …

Ceredigion: myths, magic and mystery in Wales's Hinterland

Alighting at Borth station, it's easy to imagine you've arrived at the edge of the world. A single track stretches north and south, out towards infinite horizons. Beneath endless skies, miles of scrubby peat fields unfold before the Cambrian Mountains. Beyond them, the Green Desert. Look eastwards …

Wonderful woodland wildlife

From ospreys to otters, red squirrels to fallow deer, a walk through an English forest will take you into a magical animal kingdom. What will you find in the woods today?<p><b>• Don't miss your free family-focused guide to England's forests in the paper on Saturday 27 July</b>

Been there readers' tips: wild river swims

Nothing quite beats wild swimming in a river for getting away from it all, getting back to nature and more often than not getting an incredibly bracing sensation. Have you taken a dip in a beautiful spot anywhere in the world?<p>The winner of this week's competition <b>wins a two-person Jack Wolfskin …