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How a QR Code Could Save Your Life

The QR code has been a popular punching bag for the nonplussed tech press, but Mercedes-Benz has figured out a way to not only make the over-endowed …

An Introduction To The Mechanical Watch

The mechanical watch is one of the few remaining practical, day-to-day items that has remained unchanged in many ways since its inception hundreds of …

An Introduction To Complications: The Chronograph

<i>Editor's note: This is part two of a series of introductory pieces on watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read part one here.</i><p>The mechanical …

Porsche's First Plug-In Hybrid: Introducing the 2014 Panamera S E-Hybrid

The bubble-tailed Porsche Panamera seemed like a gamble when it was introduced on the heels of a massive global recession in 2009, but the German manufacturer has enjoyed the last laugh. No fewer than nine Panamera variants are currently available, ranging from the $78,100 base model to the new …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …