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Titanic

• <b>Author:</b> National Geographic<p>On the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, National Geographic revisits the romance, glory, and tragedy of this tremendous ship and presents an insider’s look at the new findings about the passengers and scientific study of the wreck site. For 100 years the great ship …

Love and Hate in Jamestown

• <b>Author:</b> David A. Price<p><b>A New York Times Notable Book and aSan Jose Mercury News Top 20 Nonfiction Book of 2003</b>In 1606, approximately 105 British colonists sailed to America, seeking gold and a trade route to the Pacific. Instead, they found disease, hunger, and hostile natives. Ill prepared for such …

An Explorer’s Top 5 iPhone Apps for Adventure

Apps for modern backpackers, urban travelers, and even astronauts to get un-lost, document and share their journeys, and enjoy the adventurous life.<p>I pack my backpack as light as possible and with old, well-trusted gear. Not one to obsess over the latest trends or that loves to shop, I don’t claim …

3 Perfect Hairstyles For A Windy City Winter

The only thing worse than dressing up like the Abominable Snowman this time of the year? <b>Having a perpetually bad-hair day</b>. Seriously, between the …

San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

What Can Sexy Robot Frogs Teach Us About Evolution?

Changing Planet<p>A robotic frog inflates its vocal sac in order to “attract” female Tungara frogs. Photo courtesy Michael Ryan, University of Texas at Austin.<p><b>He’s no Kermit romancing Miss Piggy, but a robotic frog is wooing real frogs to help explain the evolution of complex behaviors like picking a</b> …

Why China’s slowdown could be really great for America

China is slowing down—that much is clear. (Especially after this morning’s dismal trade report.)<p>What isn’t, though, is what that means for everyone else. For those pondering America’s fortunes, China’s $1.26 trillion in holdings of Treasurys are a source of particular unease, for reasons …

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National Geographic Magazine

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Sex Tips From Porn That Are Worth Trying (Seriously)

So, let's talk some porn, shall we? We've explored how it can possibly affect your relationship and self-confidence, but hey...maybe saucy videos, …

China Is Slowing, And That's Bad News For These 15 American States

And as a result of all of this, China is slowing.<p>This is bad for news for the U.S. which counts China as its third biggest export market.<p>A report from the US-China Business Council (USCBC) shows that U.S. exports to China grew 294% from 2003 - 2012. This compares with an 111% increase in U.S. …

Space Pictures This Week: Starburst Aurora, Milky Way Portraits

A galaxy hunter takes a last look, the Milky Way shines, and auroras shimmer in this week's best space pictures.

New Night Sky Timelapse Video: Stars and Storms Vie for Attention

Changing Planet<p>Breathtaking shots of the ground and sky dominate this striking time-lapse video shot in South Dakota and Wyoming between April and October of 2012 by veteran photographer Randy Halverson.<p>One highlight: the footage shows the Milky Way galaxy’s bright central hub — located more than …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

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Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

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100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

The Definitive Traveler's Guide To Martha's Vineyard

Shadow Banking Threatens China's Economy—but What Is It, Exactly?

Needed government reforms to the country's byzantine financial system may nonetheless upend China's growth.<p>Last week, the Shanghai interbank offered rate (Shibor), China's once-anonymous version of London's LIBOR, made news around the world when it suddenly spiked at all time high. Expected to …

China may not overtake America this century after all

Doubts are growing about whether China can pass the US to become the world's biggest economy this century amid warnings that the country’s 30-year miracle is nearing exhaustion.<p>The world's tallest tower should have been built by now. Officials said last year that the great edifice with 220 floors …

Three takes on the world’s big bet on Chinese reform

<b>The view from Hong Kong</b><p>Ronnie Chan, the billionaire Hong Kong investor, says there is only one comparison for China’s economy over the next decade: The enormous period of US growth between 1890 and 1914, as industrialization and land grabs combined to rocket the country to prosperity.<p>His audience …

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