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Dmail Makes Your Gmail Messages Self-Destruct

Have you ever regretted sending an email, and wished you could take it back? Or maybe you’ve worried about sending confidential information over email – especially after seeing the damage a large-scale email hack can cause, like the one that hit Sony Pictures last year? A new “self-destructing” …

This Galaxy S6 case doubles the battery and adds SD card support

This Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge case aims to alleviate any issues you might have over battery life and lack of SD card support.<p>With a built-in …

On Safari in Sabi Sands

We could hardly believe it when a curious leopard cub left its mother’s side and came so close to our vehicle that it started climbing the tires. But this is par for the course when you’re on safari in the oldest game reserve in South Africa.<p>Situated on the edge of Kruger National Park, the Sabi …

In 2013, poachers slaughtered more rhinos than ever in recorded history

For South Africa’s dwindling white rhinoceros population, last year was the deadliest on record. Poachers killed 1,004 rhinos illegally in 2013, more than 1.5 times the number butchered in 2012.<p>As we’ve covered before, the killing spree is linked to booming demand in Vietnam and China for rhino …

South Africa

Rhinos to be moved from South Africa to Botswana in anti-poaching drive

Relocation of up to 100 rhinos comes after record numbers of the animals were killed in South Africa last year<p>Up to 100 rhinos will be moved from South Africa across the border to Botswana's remote wilderness in an attempt to put them beyond the reach of rampant poaching, conservationists said on …

This brilliant map renames each US state with a country generating the same GDP

Here's a map from American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that puts America's $16 trillion economy in some global perspective.<p>The map compares the gross domestic product of US states with the national GDPs of other nations.<p>"America's largest state economy is California, which produced $2.003 …

Cape Town Photos

South Africa

The Circle of Life on Safari

The circle of life is evident everywhere you go on an African safari.<p>It can be as mundane as a beetle working a pile of elephant dung or as spectacular as vultures and hyenas fighting over a carcass. Most dramatic of all: a predator stalking its prey and ultimately making a kill.<p>As each scene plays …

This Map Shows Where People Are Most Satisfied With Their Country's Direction

Like many things, optimism about a country's course varies widely around the world. In some countries, an overwhelming majority of citizens feel like their country is on track, and in others, an equally overwhelming majority believe the opposite.<p>To see this, below is a map based on data from the …

8 Reasons to Visit South Africa

By Boyd Varty, author of <i>Cathedral of the Wild</i><p>After growing up on his family's private game reserve in South Africa, Boyd Varty now lives and works at …

South Africa

Here's How Much It Costs To Go Out On A Cheap Date In A Bunch Of Different Cities

Economists at Deutsche Bank have come up with yet another way of looking at which cities are really expensive and which are cheap.<p>Via FT Alphaville, we see they've come up with something called the Cheap Date Index, which looks at how much it costs in various cities to take a cab to McDonald's get …

7 Steps to Save $70K in 18 Months to Travel the World

When I was transitioning out of the corporate world in 2008 to travel the world, several people I spoke with similarly expressed how they would love to quit their jobs to travel. However, the number one excuse people had for not quitting their job to travel was the lack of money. If you are …

Not All Passports Are Created Equal, As This Map Will Tell You

A passport from the United States allows its citizens free access to well over 100 other countries.<p>But not all travelers have such an overwhelming spread of choices: Residents of Iraq, for example, can access only 31 countries with their passports. Venturing away from Afghanistan? Your options …

A Unique Farm Stay - Living In a Stellenbosch Winery

Located an easy drive from Cape Town is one of South Africa’s premier (and oldest) wine regions, the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Home to more than 200 …

Winery Experiences in South Africa That Go Beyond the Grape

People around the world are finally starting to learn more about South African wines, realizing just how exceptional they are. With a wine-making …

Flying High Over South Africa

I personally think South Africa is beautiful from just about any angle. Looking across its savannahs, looking up from the depths of the water, even …

Stellenbosch: Where It Is and Why You Should Go

If you follow me on social media (and you should really follow me on social media) then you know I recently returned from a remarkable week in one of …

Enjoying the Wilds of South Africa at the Umlani Bushcamp

(<i>View of my front door and the dining area and boma in the background</i>)<p>In June, I had the great pleasure of exploring the Timbavati game reserve in South Africa, a ruggedly beautiful region about six hours northeast of Johannesburg by car. I was traveling with a company called Wild Eye known for its …

Planning the Ultimate South African Honeymoon Safari

<i>Courtesy Katie Goldstein, Travelingpanties</i><p>According to travel experts, South Africa is one of 2014's hottest travel destinations, and it's easy to see why. It's replete with culture, untamed wilderness and extravagant accommodations thanks to a burgeoning tourism industry. While a trip to Cape Town …

Road Trip Planner: South Africa’s Karoo Region

Though it lacks the grandeur of a Moroccan dune at sunset or the Moab, South Africa's Karoo, the desert hinterland separating the Western Cape from …

Africa: A Beach Guide

If you thought Africa was only good for safaris, think again. From sublime private islands in the Indian Ocean to adrenaline-fuelled cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of South Africa, the shores that rim this vast continent offer some incredible experiences. Here's our guide on …

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

Get a Vizio 24-inch all-in-one desktop for $649.99 shipped

This gorgeous system features a quad-core processor, 1TB hard drive, external subwoofer, and 10-point multitouch touch screen. And did I mention it's gorgeous?<p>This is an update of a deal I wrote about last month. I'm running it again because the price is significantly lower -- and it was already a …

Gear & Gadgets

Listen live to their iphone’s surroundings with TruSpy - ModMyForums

• Determine an auto answer number remotely.<br>• Simply call the target phone and listen to its surroundings.<br>• The target phone user will not get any …

Create A Killer Retro LCD Android Theme With A Few Quick Downloads

Readers of a certain age will remember the way LCD screens looked back in the early 90s. We'd never heard of color LCDs – that would have been …

Koushik "Koush" Dutta's Carbon Backup App Renamed To "Helium" After Cease & Desist From Carbonite Software Maker

If you're an Android power user who regularly applies mods or flashes new ROMs, you've likely run across Koushik "Koush" Dutta's work. He's the maker …

The first 10 Android apps I install when I get a new phone

I am not your average smartphone user. Every other week I get a new Android device and I’m constantly swapping out SIM cards to test out a new …