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An airport in Gibraltar has a busy 4-lane highway crossing through its runway

Small as it may be, it is said to be home to one of the world's most extreme airports. The Gibraltar International Airport, which sits at the tip of the territory's northern border with Spain, has a busy highway bisecting its runway.<p>The four-lane Winston Churchill Boulevard is the main road leading …

14 amazing wildlife encounters captured on camera

A couple camping in Botswana woke up to find lions licking water off the outside of their tent, refreshing themselves with pools of the rainwater that had fallen overnight. "What a privilege," said Ms Lubbe of the rather alarming wake-up call. If that video (above) whets your appetite, here are …

Fish

PayPal to pull payment protection for crowdfunding sites on June 25

Kickstarter itself admits that almost 10% of its projects never get off the ground, and it seems like PayPal is no longer willing to risk the odds on crowdfunding sites. As of June 25, PayPal will remove its buyer protection feature for crowdfunding projects. Previously, if a project went belly up …

Paypal

Can You Tell The Difference Between A $150 Camera Lens And A $15,000 One?

As any person with a bit of DSLR experience knows, the lens you use is as (if not more) important as the camera. But just how much does the average …

Check your freezers: Massive recall of frozen fruits and veggies expands after Listeria outbreak

A food-packaging company in Washington state has expanded a voluntary recall — which at one time included just 11 products — to encompass nearly 360 different organic and non-organic frozen fruits and vegetables that may be contaminated with the deadly <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> bacteria.<p>On Tuesday, the …

Public Health

PieMessage makes iMessage on Android a reality

It's safe to say it will be a cold day in hell before Apple ever brings iMessage over to Android, but it's not stopping developers from creating some …

This navigation app keeps you out of high-crime areas in real time

RedZone is a suitably-named navigation app that helps keep you safe by steering you clear of high crime areas. When you roll into an unfamiliar city late at night, the last thing you want to do is go looking for a hotel in an area where you’re more likely to require a stay in hospital than get a …

Apps

WATCH: Earth's air traffic captured in incredible 24h timelapse

Cape Town - Every day, more than 102 000 flights take off and land across the world each day, creating a mesmerising pattern of routes over the seven …

Photo of Israeli Soldier Balancing His Gun as He Soothes His Baby Is Getting A Lot of Attention

The editor of the Humans of Jerusalem Facebook page says he’s been flooded with attention and positive feedback after posting a photo he took of a religious Israeli soldier soothing his baby in a sling even as was balancing his military-issue rifle on his leg.<p>Simcha Jessel, the photographer and …

Never book flights on Fridays - and eight other tips for getting cheap air fares

If you are thinking of booking your next overseas holiday today, think again.<p>Friday is the most expensive day of the week to buy a plane ticket, according to new research, with flights on average 13 per cent dearer than if booked on a Sunday.<p>Customers have previously been advised to book plane …

Flying

BHP braces for $5.2bn Brazil dam lawsuit

<b>Mining giant BHP is bracing itself for a $5.2bn (£3.4bn) lawsuit from Brazil's government over the devastating collapse at the Samarco iron-ore mine.</b><p>The company would assess the case, announced by Brazil's environment minister on Friday night, once it has been filed, a company spokesman said.<p>BHP is …

Brazil

Passenger seated on plane next to stranger who looks exactly like him

Have you ever wanted a twin? This man met the next best thing, when he sat next to a stranger who looked exactly like him on a flight.<p>The ginger-bearded man met his match, and was delighted to meet someone who looked exactly like him.<p>They took a grinning selfie together on the flight, which was …

Best portable projectors - here are our top rated picks

Until recently, pocket-sized portable projectors were nothing more than a novelty idea. They might be fun, but they certainly didn’t offer a whole lot in terms of viewing experience. While these devices remain niche products, there has been an upswing in quality. Quite a few OEMs are now stepping …

Gear & Gadgets

Box and VCs have created a $40 million fund for startups building on Box's platform

"This is where we're seeing business models emerge," said Box CEO Aaron Levie on stage at the company's BoxDev event in San Francisco.<p>To that end, Box today announced a $40 million fund for startups who are building their companies on top of the Box service, in partnership with Bessemer Venture …

8 of the Biggest Business Mistakes in History | Inc.com

It's a fact of life that people make mistakes. Even me, and I'm awesome. However, whenever we're facing a big screwup we've made or dealing with the repercussions of another's error, it's easy to forget that mistakes are a part of life. Fortunately, for most people, our greatest mistakes on the job …

New Mexico

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …

Operating Systems

onOne Software is Giving Away Its $100 Perfect Effects 8 Software for Free… Again

Just in case you missed your chance when onOne Software ran this deal the first time a few months back, the company is yet again giving away its …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

5 Tips for Shooting Breathtaking Landscape Photos

Discover the secrets to harnessing natural light all day long for your best landscape photos yet with five tips from award-winning photographer Rick …

HTML for Beginners: 10 Ways to Learn to Code

Learning to code? Want to learn in a creative and personal way? To get you started let’s begin with the groundwork of HTML. We’ve rounded up resources, tools, and DIY’s to get schooled online even from the comfort of your favorite chair.<p>HTML: Think of HTML as your canvas, a bare bones, outline of …