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What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

Lac-Megantic disaster: Engineer blamed for Canada blast

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/993000/993571_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534435719_c3943defd7583c7f154aef6a7ee86be5<p><b>A train operator's boss has blamed a local engineer for a runaway train that derailed and exploded in a Quebec town, killing at least 20 people.</b><p>Rail …

Feeling blue: why tech designers may want to give the color a rest

In the tech world, it seems like blue is everywhere. Many of the big-name tech companies—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Skype, Pandora, the …

The hoaxer who breaks women's hearts: http://bit.ly/1aK852A When Claire met Seb online she thought she'd found true love, but slowly it became clear that Seb was not who he said he was. Then the other women began to get in touch. In a remarkable investigation, Tom Lamont unpicks an unsettling tale of hope, secrets and dishonesty. Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Observer

Spacewalk PHOTOS: 25 Iconic Images Of Astronauts Floating In Space

From the 1965 photo of America's first spacewalker to the 1984 snapshot of an astronaut frighteningly far from the relative safety of his spacecraft (above) to a topsy-turvy Chris Hadfield, some of the most iconic images from space are the ones that show astronauts floating outside the safety of a …

Hidden microphone found at Ecuador's embassy in UK in building where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange resides http://bit.ly/123s0l2 Ricardo Patiño said the device had been discovered a fortnight ago inside the office of the Ecuadorean ambassador, Ana Alban, while he was in the UK to meet Assange and discuss the whistleblower's plight with the British foreign secretary, William Hague. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Charge phones less to protect battery

As mobile phone owners battle to ensure their phones last as possible, experts have finally come up with advice of how best to prolong battery life.<p>Rather than ensuring phones are constantly charged or running down the battery completely, the best thing to do is keep batteries running at about 50 …

And America's Unhealthiest Restaurant Meal Is…

A nutritional health lobbying group finds that the actual nutrition facts for some restaurant meals are much worse than the restaurant reports.<p>Like a tale-telling fisherman, fast-seafood restaurant Long John Silver's may have exaggerated the size—and nutritional value—of its fish.<p>The lobbying group …

John Paul II Moves Closer to Sainthood

Best Trips 2013

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

National Parks

The Evolution of Superman

The Beginning<p>If Cavill's Superman is an immigrant having trouble assimilating into his adopted homeland, he's actually come a fitting full circle …

Martha’s Favorite Recipes for Summer

Warm-weather dining calls for delicious meals made with the season’s bounty of fresh, ripe produce. Here are Martha's all-time favorite recipes for casual summer entertaining.<p>These picture-perfect muffins are studded with fresh blueberries and capped with crunchy sugar and crumb toppings. The …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …