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TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen

Handheld projectors are nothing new, but TouchPico from TouchJet offers a new twist that could be useful: the ability to turn any flat surface into …

Cycling in Amsterdam: How to bike like a local | CNN Travel

Quantum network can transmit secure video in real-time, been active for 2.5 years

It's not quite a quantum internet — yet. But researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico have developed a new, ultra-secure computer network that is capable of transmitting data that has been encrypted by quantum physics, including video files. The network, which currently consists …

Study: Electrical Signals Can Regrow Brain Cells

Researchers uncover a new kind of neuron that can tell the stem cells in a mouse brain to grow more neurons.<p><b>Scientists have found a kind of brain cell in</b> mice that can instruct stem cells to start making more neurons, according to a new study. In addition, they found that electrical signals could …

Neuroscience

How It Works: The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell

I'm going to soak up the sun.<p>Solar cells typically convert no more than 20 percent of incoming energy into electricity, in part because they capture only certain wavelengths of light. Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have developed a solar cell that converts …

Sachertorte

Some would argue that <i>Sachertorte</i> is THE dessert one thinks of when you think of Vienna and we agree it is hard to go wrong when you combine butter, …

How to Do Vienna on a Budget

As far as European cities go, Vienna is definitely up there on the pricey list. The Viennese are known for their extravagant taste when it comes to …

How To Go To A Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Concert For €5

I love to start a new year by watching the New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra from a comfy sofa. The lively and at the same time …

Top Day Trips From Vienna Austria - Best Side

<b>Longer Side Trips From Vienna:</b><p><i>Here are a few more side trips that are s little further away, but definitely worth your time…</i> <b><br>15. Munich, Germany (4</b> …

Top 10 Vienna Attractions

While traveling to Europe visitors frequently make a stop in Vienna, Austria as this city is not only a huge hub and crossroads in Central Europe to …

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

17 Free Travel Apps to Make Your Summer Vacay a Snap

Making a globetrotter happy — there’s an app for that. A few years ago we wouldn’t have attempted any trip without an arsenal of maps, travel guides and emergency gear, but today we all depend on our tech to make traveling an easy and hassle-free experience. Whether you’re booking your next flight …

Apps

The 10 best Bike Routes in Berlin

Germany is a biking nation. Probably everyone you would randomly ask on the street has a bunch of personal and emotional stories to tell you …

These Mason Jar Salads Are Your New Go-To Lunch

Bringing lunch to work can feel like a chore -- it requires planning, getting up early to pack your lunch or remembering to prepare it before you go to bed. It needs to be portable and it needs to be exciting, but it also can't be smelly (sorry tuna fish or egg salad sandwich lovers. We're fans, …

The Wekerle Estate: Budapest's Hidden Garden City

From the bowels of the Budapest Metro, the steps at Határ Street lead out into an industrial wasteland sprawling along the highway towards the airport. People huddle about the bus stop and the nearby grey, Soviet-style kiosks. A woman tucks in her child with a felt blanket as the greasy aroma of …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

Worried about what your upcoming trip to Paris might do to your wallet? Fear not! The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.<p>Here are 20 tips for saving on every aspect of your trip, from getting in from the airport to sleeping, shopping and …

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns In Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in major cities make a mass exodus toward the coast every summer. Many of the well-known beaches get crowded or too touristy, but this list also includes …

Italy

10 Reasons Berlin Is Still Cool

In the last decade, Berlin has been transformed from a city that was once touted as "poor but sexy" to a rapidly growing international hub with a bustling tech startup scene, an expanding expat community, and a host of riled natives. Sure, there's been an invasion of 20-somethings from around the …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Top 15 Cities with the Craziest Night Life in the World

When the lights begin to dim and most of the world begins to sleep, cities around the world become alive with a vibrant and exciting night life. Get …

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Top 10: Best Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is famous for its canals, beautiful houses, so-called coffee shops and Red Light District, but there’s plenty more to this liberal city …

Around the world in 31 coffees: How to order your caffeine fix like a local when on holiday

By<p>For travellers, embracing the local culture is important - and that includes the coffee.<p>But for holidaymakers who don't know their Cortados from …

28 incredibly useful packing hacks

Packing for travel is an art, and it’s a minimalist art. Experienced travelers will have, over time, developed either a system for packing lightly …

15 Customs You Shouldn't Break In Other Countries (VIDEO)

When it comes to globe-trotting, experiencing new cultures is one of travel's greatest appeals. Getting into awkward situations over cultural …

Your Checklist for International Travel

<i>Preparing for a big international trip means getting credit cards and foreign money in order. But smart travelers know you also need to prepare for</i> …

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