Lucas Bouknight

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Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

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. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Two Americans Take A 10,000-Mile Bike Ride Across Russia

On April 15, 2009, my friend Ellery Althaus and I left Vladivostok, Russia, on bicycles and started riding toward Portugal.<p>Our goal was to cross all of Russia on bike and continue through Europe.<p>For years I had dreamed of this moment. In my fantasies, I envisioned beginning this journey on a silent …

Russia hopes to have a floating nuclear power plant in operation by 2016

Russia has been hard at work on a floating nuclear power plant for years, but the project is finally getting closer to completion. According to RT.com, one of Russia's biggest shipbuilders revealed that the country's first floating nuclear power plant is expected to be in operation by 2016. While …

Chinese Producer Prices Fall 2.7% Highlighting The Nation's Excess Capacity Woes

This compares with a 2.1% rise in consumer prices and a 2.9% fall in producer prices in May.<p>Producer prices have been negative for 16 months and Bloomberg BRIEF economist Michael McDonough tweeted that this showed "tremendous slack in the manufacturing sector."<p>We have previously reported that the …

Game of Throne Characters Drawn in the Style of ‘The Simpsons’

For his ongoing <i>Simpsonized</i> series, Brussels-based artist Adrien Noterdaem (aka “ADN“) has drawn characters from HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> in the unique …

The 10 Most Essential TV Episodes from Sopranos, Breaking Bad

In the last 15 years TV has reached new heights of narrative—think The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad—and here are the 10 most essential episodes …

Judge Orders The Secret Service to Release Their File on Aaron Swartz

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>We might be about to learn a lot more about the Secret Service investigation into Aaron Swartz, the …

'Massacre' of Morsi supporters leaves Egypt braced for new violence

Egyptians are braced for new violence after at least 51 supporters of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi were killed by security forces in what the …

Human-animal hybrid organs imagine organic implants of the future

As biological engineering becomes more and more adept, scientists will eventually get to explore the limits of what they can craft in the lab. To that end, designer Agatha Haines has put together a conceptual series of custom organs, which could one day be used by humans as an organic way to …