Hardware startup Sensorberg just raised $1 million (€750,000) from Berlin Technologie Holding and undisclosed angel investors. Part of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Berlin, Sensorberg is one of
Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the "Best Job in the World"? The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and "caretaker"
Noodles with Flank Steak, Bok Choy, and Black Bean Sauce [Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger] Not everybody is in a position to devote an hour or more to prepare an elaborate dinner, especially on a weeknight.
A disastrous World Cup qualifying nearly kept Mexico from Brazil and ruined their reputation as possible World Cup dark horses, but El Tri may yet still shine on the world's biggest stage. Nine months
Just a few days ago, the news was that Universal was still going forward with 7 Fast 7 Furious despite Paul Walker’s death in a fiery auto crash with his friend Roger Rodas. Today comes formal word from
Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far). Here are
Perhaps one of the most highly anticipated features in Polyphony's upcoming installment of the Gran Turismo franchise is its track creator. We played around with a version of this in GT5, and while it
The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a mountain
It's a scene etched into our collective unconscious. The smiling couple waving to crowds from a black open-top limousine. Bright green grass. Her bright-pink suit and hat. Then something seems to catch
National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories,
Airstream: Flying Cloud Silver bullet Airstream trailer have been a part of the American road trip dream since 1939 when Wally Byam who had been building trailer for his friends, upgraded and moved production
Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you? Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote
[Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt, Vicky Wasik] It's hard to find a Thanksgiving table that doesn't have potatoes on it, but all too often that means a bowl of dry mashed potatoes or bland roasted ones.
Apple Fennel Punch is one of many options for Turkey Day. [Photograph: Melody Fury] Everyone knows Thanksgiving as a day to eat and eat and eat, and then even when you think you can't, to go ahead and
A family at Gallop Asian Bistro in Bridgewater, NJ stiffed their server, leaving a self-righteous note instead of a tip. According to the Gay Star News, server Dayna Morales is a former Marine who waited
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] My current digs in New York are the best I've ever had here. I've got a reasonable-for-New-York-sized kitchen (complete with a pass-through window!), a place to put a
New ACLU report notes 3,281 prisoners serving longest sentences possible for crimes like shoplifting November 13, 2013 3:25pm (UTC) Not only is the incarceration rate in the U.S. the highest in the world,
Entertaining There’s a moment in the premiere episode of the beer-centric TV show “Brew Dogs” where it becomes clear that it has the makings of a hit. James Watt and Martin Dickie, two charming Scottish