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The Complete Guide to the Pebble Smartwatch

The smartwatch space is starting to get pretty crowded. From Sony to Samsung to Qualcomm, wearables are hot.<p>But you can't talk about smartwatches …

Snow and Ice Boots with Retractable Spikes

Now that Summer is behind us, it’s time to start thinking about the long cold icy Winter ahead. One where you hike and spend time outside in such …

Quick Review: Griffin Powerdock 5 Port USB charger: Expensive but effective

I’ve been using the Griffin Powerdock 5 to charge my devices for over a month now and I don’t have anything terribly profound to say about it. It works. It works well. It charges 5 devices including iPads and tablets as quickly as possible. The output for each USB port is 10 watts (5 volts DC @ 2.1 …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Brontë Family

A tale of two Lambos

Veneno, meet your elder, the one and only 350 GTV.<p>Exactly 50 years ago, Lamborghini debuted its first-ever prototype at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The car was called the 350 GTV, and aside from the fact that Lamborghini's genesis was on display in Turin that year, its auto-show debut is probably …

Sports Cars

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Photography

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

Fishing

Timelapse of the Moon rising. Made by Dan... - Exploring Space

CME and sun-diving comet

A coronal mass ejection (CME) erupted from the sun’s far side on August 20. At nearly the same time, a small sun-diving comet met its end.<p>As the …

Astronomy

Exposure: 2013

December<p>This August, Mionske shot Colombian Orlando Duque diving into Boston Harbor during the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Competitors jumped 90 feet, from the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and hit the chilly water at up to 62 miles per hour. To capture the odd …

British Columbia

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Big Pic: Sunrise Over A Dark Earth, As Seen From The ISS

Plus, some cool clouds that form only high above the Earth over polar regions<p>Here's what the land of the midnight sun actually looked like at 12:15 am local time, August 4. Astronauts in the International Space Station snapped this photo as they crossed over the Aleutian Islands. If the foreground …

Lake Louise 晨光

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …