Michal Migda

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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) …

Jiuzhaigou | China (by Allan Oman)

<b>Jiuzhaigou | China</b> (by Allan Oman)

Samsung’s Passbook Clone Is Now Available In Google Play

Apple’s Passbook feature in iOS hasn’t really taken off as quickly as people thought it would, but that hasn’t prevented Samsung from throwing developers into making its own Passbook clone. We first got our first look at Samsung Wallet back in February at MWC, but the the app is finally ready for …

Telus to bring Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear to Canada on October 4th

Canadians won't have to wait much longer than their American counterparts to get their hands on the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear. Telus sends word that it will carry both Samsung devices on October 4th, just a few days after AT&T gets its turn at the Note 3. The carrier doesn't yet have pricing. …

Sony SmartWatch vs. Samsung Galaxy Gear: The first big battle in the wearable tech war

Sony's latest wearable tech creation, the SmartWatch 2 (SW2) is attractively styled, water-resistant, and sports plenty of apps and watch faces. The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a strong contender too, running a specially tweaked version of Android powered by an 800MHz processor, and flaunting a big …

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10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

Notes on 20 years as a hitchhiking couple

Nowadays, it almost seems like a lost art. The only folks out thumbing rides are occasional guerilla slackers in search of the underside or lost …

The real reason women are leaving Wall Street

In my first job on Wall Street in 1982, I shared an office with the assistant to the top auto industry analyst, Maryann Keller. Our workspace was across the hall from hers, and I could watch and hear her through the glass. She never rested. From before I came in until after I left, Keller worked …

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Google Project Loon Explains Smart Balloon Flocking

Google launched one its most ambitious project to date when it unveiled Project Loon, its long-term project to provide balloon-powered Internet across the world, in June.<p>Loon is one of the Internet giant’s potentially world-changing efforts since it could bring millions of people in remote places …

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

In the Jungle<p>Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>08.31.13 4:45 AM …

Ready or not, the Programmable World is upon us

We live in an age where household objects can now intelligently communicate with each other via wireless protocols<p>Ever heard of the ‘programmable world’? Maybe not. The phrase, as far as I know, was coined by a US <i>Wired</i> journalist, Bill Wasik, in an article earlier this year.<p>Put simply, the …

US intelligence agencies will finally reveal how many people each year they target

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has announced that the US intelligence community will start revealing how many people are targeted each year by surveillance, a long-sought victory for transparency advocates. In a Tumblr post, Clapper says that the NSA and other agencies will begin …

Apple confirms Apple Store iPhone trade-in program has launched today

In line with our reports from earlier this week, Apple has announced that its Apple Store iPhone trade-in-program has launched today. The confirmation comes by way of comment to CNBC.<p>The trade-in-program is officially called the “iPhone Reuse and Recycling Program” and it is available in Apple …

Core77 Design Awards 2013 Honorees: Soft Goods, Part One

Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting award-winning projects and ideas from this year's Core77 Design Awards 2013. We will be featuring …

Stockholm Street Style Spring 2014

See the chic from the streets of Sweden.<p>Entire blogs are dedicated to the unique and stop-in-your-tracks chic that comes out of Stockholm — all of which just gets elevated for fashion week. See Diego Zuko's best shots from outside the Swedish runways.<p>Diego Zuko

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Total rewind: 10 key moments in the life of the cassette

Fifty years ago this month at a radio exhibition in Berlin, a three-inch-by-four-inch product was unveiled. Half a century on, it doesn't look like much. But it was cheap, portable, easy to copy, and these simple, functional qualities held magic within them. They also helped the cassette …

Bullet Block Explained!

One Of America's Most Legendary Music Venues Is Back In Business

Forest Hills Stadium, a New York City landmark where the likes of Bob Dylan and The Beatles once performed, was silent for over a decade until Mumford & Sons performed there Wednesday night.

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Fast Food Workers Walk Out Across The Country (PHOTOS)

NEW YORK -- Fast food workers across the country are walking off their jobs this week in protest of what they describe as low wages and unfair labor practices.<p>The employees, in New York, Chicago, Detroit and other cities, are calling for a $15 per hour wage as well as the right to unionize without …

Shrinking Cars for an Expanding Populations: KAIST's Armadillo-T

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently unveiled a new concept car to add to the plethora of electric and space efficient …

Android’s Hugo Barra Departs Google for China’s Xiaomi

One of Google’s top Android executives is leaving the company.<p>Hugo Barra, whose official title is vice president of product management for Android, …

School Bus Transformed Into A Functional And Mobile Home

Creative minds always try to come up with new and ingenious ideas for living spaces. They come up with projects like converting churches and …

Pay freezes and inflation bring six months of retail sales growth to an end

Spending on Britain's high streets in March is at its weakest since last summer as pay freezes and rising inflation curb consumer spending power.<p>The monthly retail health check by the CBI found that as many shops said business was down year on year as reported an increase.<p>Barry Williams, Asda's …

16 Smartwatches You Should Know About

With confirmation from a company exec that Samsung will formally unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in just a few days time, the tech world is whipping itself into a fervor at the thought of what the South Korean electronics giant will unveil.<p>Likewise, Apple’s much-rumored and never-spotted ‘iWatch’ …