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15 amazing adventures for 2015

Electronics Space Kit

January 19, 2015 11<p>ittleBits brings you fun and powerful ways to explore Earth + Space science in the classroom and at home. Designed in …

Sport picture of the day: Shine a light on the Oregon Ducks

A wonderful burst of winter sun beautifully illuminates a play as Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota throws from the end zone during the 2015 Rose Bowl college football game. The Ducks trounced the Florida State Seminoles 59-20 to lift the Leishman Trophy

From Getting Fit To Staying Organized, These Are Our Tech Resolutions For 2015

We informally polled the editors at Business Insider about their 2015 goals involving tech and came up with an interesting list involving fitness, money, music, security and more.

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The 15 Hottest American Cities For 2015

Rising prices in San Francisco will continue to push young hipsters out to Oakland. Queens will become the hot borough in New York City because of its affordable real estate and rich culinary scene. And Colorado's legalization of marijuana will bring a wave of tourism to Denver.<p>To compile this list …

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A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward | Outside Online

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

The Best Under-the-Radar Destinations of 2015

It's definitely reassuring when your best friend, mom and neighbor collectively endorse your vacation. (They hear Istanbul is "absolutely fabulous" this time of year.) But we at PureWow think it's way more fun to explore a place that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Italian beach …

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Louisiana, Three Ways: Atchafalaya Swamp

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’m in Killer Poboys to meet with Charles Chamberlain, a Ph.D. in American history and local History Man. Ten years a historian at the Louisiana State Museum before setting up his own company, Historia, to provide outsiders with insights into the Pelican State, Chamberlain …

This Drone-on-a-Leash is Hoping to Become the Aerial Photographer’s Best Friend

Aerial photography drones are more ubiquitous than ever. But as wonderful as they are for documenting the world around us from a bird’s-eye view, …

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in an Interview with Jacada

<b>Having climbed Everest and crossed both polar ice-caps, Ranulph Fiennes is the greatest explorer of our time. The intrepid traveller talks to Jacada about his incredible journeys across the globe.</b><p><i>By Lauren Hill</i><p><i>Image by Ian Parnell.</i><p>Named the world's greatest living explorer by The Guinness Book of …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Weird Places: Mexico's Giant Crystal Cave

Nixie wearable camera drone wins Intel's $500,000 tech challenge

Wearable camera drone Nixie is the winner of Intel's Make it Wearable competition, scooping a prize of $500,000 (£313,000) at a ceremony held in San …

Machu Picchu: Planning a Trip to the Inca Ruins

No wonder the Spaniard colonists never found Machu Picchu -- five centuries later, getting there is still a challenge. If you don't want to hire a travel agency or wade through the backpacking options in popular guidebooks, considerable due diligence is required to get you to Peru then to Cusco …

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Breakthrough fibre optic technology can transfer the entire internet in a single glass strand

A new type of fibre optic cable developed by researchers in the US and Netherlands has smashed data transfer records, managing to squeeze 255 …

By The Silent Line, Photographer Spent Years Documenting An Abandoned 160-Year-Old Parisian Railway

September 1, 2014 / Comments Off on By The Silent Line, Photographer Spent Years Documenting An Abandoned 160-Year-Old Parisian Railway<p>For his series …

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NASA is funding research on deep sleep for transporting astronauts to Mars

Putting space travelers into a state of deep sleep has been a staple of interstellar science fiction for quite some time, but despite originating as …

How To Grow A Tiny Forest Anywhere And Save The Environment

I would think that most of you know about the amazing series of Ted Talks that have become more and more popular over the last few years. Amazing …

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Microwave turned into a weapon, blows stuff up

I wouldn’t try this at home since dismantling a microwave to make a stick-mounted weapon is pretty dangerous. This guy has already done it, so you …

First CoreXZ 3D Printer And Innovative Collapsing 3D Printer Created By School Teacher

School teacher Nicholas Seward has unveiled the very first CoreXZ 3D Printer that has been created using CoreXZ geometry rather than the customary …

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Gaia satellite begins 3D-mapping the galaxy

Having launched into space in December 2013, the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite is now 1.5 million kilometres from Earth and ready to begin its mission to map our galaxy.<p>Gaia will use a gigapixel camera -- ie it has nearly 1,000 megapixels -- to measure the positions and motions of roughly …

An Infrared iPhone Case That Lets You See In the Dark

There used to be a time when thermal-imaging aficionados had to walk around with goggles strapped to their faces. Goggles!<p>Those dark days are over …

Getting Started in Shotshell Reloading

Why reload? You can save a little money and make loads you can’t buy at the store. Reloading is also kind of fun. Working up a load you like is …

Russia bets its energy future on waste-free fast breeder nuclear reactors - ExtremeTech

By on July 10, 2014 at 12:17 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Russian engineers began a fission …

This Game Brings Post-Apocalypse To The Present

Viridis asks: With survival on the line, will people cooperate or compete?<p>In the wake of a mysterious disaster that destroys human civilization, a poisonous mist has spread over the land. The only way to gain immunity to the deadly miasma is by consuming spirulina, called the "Viridis," a …

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