In a bill passed earlier today, the Government of New Zealand announced that software in the country will no longer be patentable. New Zealand’s largest IT representative body, the Institute of IT Professionals,
A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert. In Star Wars (or Episode IV if you want to be like that), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about
There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten
Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences. 1.
Built for one of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche arts festival, this stunning tower of books, by artist Tom Bendtsen, resembles a nature scene complete with ethereal clouds and a setting sun. His towers, called
Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. Best in Travel 2013 already covered two places we think
As the famous saying goes, I like big books and I cannot lie. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character
And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation
Over a century of photographic history on one poster. Time travel back to 1950 with a Best Buy circular and you basically blow minds with every page. Flatscreen TVs? Crazy. Computers? Crazy. Smartphones?
That trip you'd been thinking about is so far down the horizon, you can barely make it out. To top that off, your passport expired three months ago, you have a whopping credit card bill, and you need pay
Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they