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11 places where you will feel absolutely dwarfed by nature

SITTING SEQUESTERED in rooms, in neighborhoods, in big cities can make you feel small and insignificant…but it’s a claustrophobic smallness. A …

Bionym, MasterCard and RBC announce biometrically authenticated wearable payments program

The Bionym team has always highlighted the diversity of the Nymi band’s functionality. Whether it’s authentication for accessing your phone, …

Exodus - Photographs and text by Marcus Lyon | LensCulture

My early work took me to the slums and ghettos of the developing world to explore issues surrounding street children and child labour. I was then, and remain now, inspired by the resilience and adaptive skills of humanity at the edge of existence. The ability—en masse, against all odds—to negotiate …

World Economy

Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares his personal snaps of planet Earth

In his new book, You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes, astronaut Chris Hadfield shares his personal snaps of planet Earth. Here, he talks with Globe and Mail Photo Editor Moe Doiron about what he’s learned behind the lens in outer space.<p>A twist of cloud near Arica, Chile<p><b>On how being an</b> …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Anti-Poaching Lawsuit Witnesses Want to Use Evidence Against Steve Jobs

Earlier this week, four major tech companies, who are a part of no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, had argued in a court filing that witnesses at …

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.<p>Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still …

Internet

Apple’s App Store Generates 85% More Revenue vs Google Play

According to a report from App Annie, the Google Play Store is starting to catch up to Apple’s App Store.<p>The chart above shows that Google had more …

How to vacation like the super rich

If you’ve got six figures to spare, you can now cruise the mighty Amazon, sip champagne in Monaco, meet the locals in Papua New Guinea and look for …

Why One in Six Canadians Will Eventually Go Bankrupt

There are just over 26 million adult Canadians, and in a typical year between 120,000 and 150,000 Canadians file a consumer proposal or declare …

Norway's Oil Fund Heads For $1 Trillion; So Where Is Alberta's Pot Of Gold?

Every man, woman and child in oil-rich Norway became a theoretical millionaire this week.<p>The country’s oil fund — which collects taxes from oil …

Canada’s Richest People: The Complete Top 100 Ranking

The Top 25 The Rich 100 Highest-Paid CEOs<p>This is the complete <i>Canadian Business</i> ranking of the 100 wealthiest individuals and families in Canada. …

Canada

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$845,000 Porsche uses less gas than a Prius

The Porsche 918 Spyder is the fastest production car around the Nürburgring. At close to a million dollars, it is by far the priciest road-going Porsche. And according to Porsche, this 887-hp track monster uses less fuel than a Toyota Prius.<p>Wait, what?<p>No doubt, Porsche's new mid-engine super sports …

How Drug Cartels Are Like Amazon And Google

After this enlightening TEDTalk, you’ll never look at drug cartels the same way again.<p>Billions of dollars in sales. Quick shipments. Ultra-efficient distribution chains. Carefully orchestrated PR. Drone delivery.<p>It sounds a bit like Amazon! But in reality, this is any one of the three major Mexican …

20 New Zealand experiences that will blow your mind

NEW ZEALAND IS synonymous with geographic diversity of fairytale proportions. You can ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon; find yourself …

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Looking to invest in a tropical paradise? Here are 5 property markets

<i>The following article is from</i> Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.<p>Buried treasure can be found in the Caribbean, and you don't need a pirate ship to find it. The treasure comes in the form of affordable real estate in five sub-tropical markets primed for growth. These areas are all poised to …

Surreal Photos of Singapore's Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

Arunachal Pradesh

Canyon river at the Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona. Photo source: paradiseintheworld.com

The perfect trip: The Seychelles

There is much more to the Seychelles than meets the eye – beyond the paradisaical beaches, discover wild national parks, laidback local life and extraordinary flora and fauna.<p>Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perfect island-hopping territory; hop aboard a …

Nature

Interesting Photo of the Day: Charging Rhino in Mid Flight

It can be incredibly scary to be on the approaching end of an angry animal, especially when said animal is a rhino, which is widely regarded as one …

Wildlife

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

Beautiful Skull Spurs Debate on Human History

A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species.<p><b>A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors. Uncovered at the Dmanisi site in the Caucasus in Georgia, "Skull 5" represents the most</b> …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

Photography