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Italy's youngest-ever PM Renzi sworn in

Matteo Renzi became Italy’s youngest premier on Saturday, promising a new era of stable government after using old-school politicking to engineer the …

Shutterbugs get serious

Open your Facebook account and you will instantly be greeted with a deluge of photographs — of trips abroad, brides and grooms and coffee and …

Now, students will ‘catch’ teachers skipping classes

For all of us who grew up thinking that only students get “caught” for skipping class, it is time for a rethink. Three days from now, any teacher …

Turning genes on and off can be fate-changing, says researcher

A Chennai-based researcher is part of team that has provided proof of the concept that turning on and turning off genes — a process if validated in …

Meet the man who built the center of the world

In the heart of the California desert, in a town he founded and reigns over, Jacques-André Istel has created the center of the world. And the 21-foot-tall pyramid, designated the Official Center of Everything by a county board, is but one of several monuments and buildings that Istel and his wife — …

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11 Times Bill Nye Taught You Science Is Awesome

Legendary science guy Bill Nye turns 58 on Wednesday, but '90s kids know that's not his most important number.<p>From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Nye stared in …

Ballpoint Pen Draws Electronic Circuits With Conductive Ink

Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that uses a silver conductive ink to let you create fully functioning circuits as fast as you can draw, making it …

World's most expensive book sells for $14 million

The translation of the Biblical psalms, "The Bay Psalm Book", is seen at Sotheby's in New York on November 26, 2013<p><b>New York:</b> The first book printed …

Asus Transformer Book T100 review: Long live the new Netbook - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Asus Transformer Book T100</b> runs full Windows 8.1, comes with a keyboard, has great battery life, and is a steal if you can find it for $350.<p><b>The Bad</b> The cramped keyboard feels like an old Netbook's used to; not as fast as zippier, larger, more expensive Windows products; display not that …

Consumer Tech

Best cameras for foodie photographers (pictures)

There are as many styles of photographing your food -- from fresh-at-the-market to the crumbs left on your plate -- as there are ways to shoot and share 'em. But you don't want be a laughingstock over photos of your chicken stock. I can't help you with your food, but I can help you avoid the …

Street-legal Batmobile up for auction, flame thrower included

Batkid has recently shown us that it's possible to transform into a superhero, if only for a day, and the smart superfan plans ahead for the day she/he might also be given an opportunity to fight crime before lunch and dispense justice for dessert.<p>Fortunately, aspiring Batpeople can lock down their …

The Wrecking Crew: The best-selling band you've never heard of

I'm a big fan of music documentaries, but "The Wrecking Crew: The Untold Story of Rock & Roll Heroes" is easily the best I've seen in years. The band was made up of LA studio pros who would show up for a 3- or 4-hour session, and produce hit after hit. Their biggest successes came in the 1960s and …

250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Advertisement<p>Though this car may look like an actual Formula1 racer at first glance, taking a closer look reveals that there is something unreal …

Western Digital

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Smile for the dictionary: 'Selfie' is 2013 word of the year

When the word nerds (a term of endearment, I swear) at the Oxford English Dictionaries sat down to consider which word commanded enough prominence during the course of 2013 to be named the official word of the year, the choice was obvious.<p>In an unusual unanimous decision, the group awarded the …

Keep your phone from getting stolen (and what to do if it is)

At one point or another, every cell phone owner has experienced the onset of panic and despair that hits your gut the moment you realize your phone is missing. This has happened to me more times than I care to admit, and the loss or even active theft of a device as personal as a mobile phone only …

Essential steps for securing your phone, and what else can be done to foil thieves

It could happen to you any time, or maybe it already has: You're on the bus playing Angry Birds or browsing Facebook on your phone, when someone snatches your handset, sliding out the closing doors and slipping away into the crowd. Or, worse, a thief takes your phone from you at gunpoint. However …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a 6,500mAh battery from Mugen

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the several Android smartphones that completely fulfill the demands of power users, thanks to the convenience of …

Hands-on with Logitech's PowerShell Controller, an iOS 7 gamepad that charges your phone

Remember that fuzzy-looking iOS 7 gamepad that leaked back in June? Turns out it's called the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery (a mouthful, right?), and it's one of the first iOS 7 certified gamepads on the market. Compatible with Lightning-equipped iPhones and iPods, the controller juts …

This Chinese cake millionaire owns six castles

Chinese cake millionaire Liu Chonghua at one of his castles outside China's southwest metropolis of Chongqing<p><b>Chongqing, China:</b> As the greatest …

Sachin is Time magazine's 'Person of the Moment'

Schoolchildren hold up a poster of Sachin Tendulkar<p><b>New York:</b> Accolades continued to pour in for Sachin Tendulkar with the 'Time' magazine naming the …

Microsoft has already picked its next CEO, claims report

Has Microsoft already chosen its next heir -- or heirs -- to the CEO throne? One Web site says yes.<p>Citing information from unnamed sources, Chinese blog site WPDang said Thursday that current Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner will be tapped to succeed Steve Ballmer as the software …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Top 10 bungee jumps in the world

"I still recall my first jump," reminisces New Zealander AJ Hackett, the man who launched commercial bungee jumping 25 years ago today. "I had the most amazing sensation."<p>At the time Hackett was running a struggling ski shop but inspired by British daredevils The Oxford University Dangerous Sports …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

5 Foods to Keep the Winter Chill Away

Keeping warm during winter is not easy. Apart from woollen clothes, people should consume heat producing food items to beat the chill.<p>Avani Agarwal, …

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area