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An Energy Saving Air Vent In The Cloud Designed By A 13-Year-Old

Father and daughter team Gabi and Shani Zuniga put their heads together with neighbor and long-time friend Danny Eizips to create Ventix, a home heating and cooling device controlled by the cloud.<p>Think of it like Nest, but one step into the future. While the Nest thermostat controls your entire …

Visiting Bali, Indonesia: Earth's Paradise

<i>Written by Scott Bosco</i><p>If you have as much wanderlust as I do, then you could imagine how often I dream of Bali's Bukit Peninsula. Kneading my toes through the island's chalky-white sand beaches, while staring hypnotized at a sunset burning out over the sapphire and emerald waters. The image of …

Mesmerizing Bambu Inda Resort, Bali

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The Udang House, for example, is one of the most unique vacation homes in Bali. Situated above a fresh shrimp pond, this Bambu Indah favorite …

South Asia’s new adrenaline capital

Sri Lanka’s Central Highlands – a patchwork of waterfalls, craggy peaks and tropical jungles – is challenging Asia’s other great adventure capitals, including Pokhara and Leh.<p>It was 6 am and there was not another person in sight. The first rays of dawn split the thin vapour of clouds and I could …

Asia Travel

The walk that made me love Japan

Acclaimed writer Pico Iyer describes his first walk in Kyoto 26 years ago, when he found understanding between a Shinto shrine and a 7-Eleven and fell in love with the city forever.<p>My favourite Kyoto walk begins at a half-hidden temple called Gesshin-in ­– two-storey, white-walled, eminently …

Japan

Dream House in South Africa by Metropole Architects

A dream house located in the Zimbali forest estate.<p>SGNW House is the name of this dream house situated in the Zimbali forest, one of South Africa’s …

The Swiss train tourists don’t take

The Rhäetian Railway provides an awe-inspiring, adrenaline-inducing ride past therapeutic springs and mountain-perched castles, crossing 84 tunnels and 383 bridges along the way.<p>I floated in a steamy, 38C rooftop pool, watching glints of the sinking copper sun reflect off the Rhäetian Alps. Located …

European Travel

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …

Where sea gypsies settle

Located 60km off the Thai coast, the tiny isolated Surin Islands are home to the Moken, a tribe of former nomads experiencing a shifting way of life.

National Parks

Living in: The world’s top coffee cities

These six cities are known for their top-notch brews and caffeine-focused cultures – perfect for those on an extended stay.<p>In many of the world’s top coffee cities, the cafe is more than just a place to get a warm drink – it is also a hub of culture and conversation for locals and visitors alike. …

Coffee

New Jersey: The Latest State to Quash Tesla Sales

After April 1, Garden State resident might find themselves forbidden from buying a Tesla.<p><i>Credit: Getty Images</i><p>Same sh*t, different state. Today, it's New Jersey that wants to ban auto manufacturers from selling cars directly to consumers, a move that appears aimed at Tesla and its no-dealership …

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19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Where to find Kyoto’s glow

After the sun goes down, geishas recede behind closed doors and teahouses shut down for the night, the ancient Japanese city offers spectacular nighttime charms.<p>Few visitors come to Kyoto for the nightlife. With traditional teahouses, countless <i>kōyō</i> (maple trees) and <i>sakura</i> (cherry blossoms) and 17 …

Japan

5 Reasons to Go to Siem Reap

The gateway to the stunning, bucket list-worthy UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor is Siem Reap, an intimate and welcoming resort town bustling …

A pristine paradise in New Caledonia

The Loyalty Islands represent the survival of a fragile world, one untouched by mass tourism where the indigenous Melanesians treat nature with care and respect.<p>The tiny Loyalty Islands may account for just 10% of New Caledonia’s landmass, but they represent the survival of a fragile world, one …

New Zealand

PRI

It's a hot summer day, and you're looking to grab something to quench that thirst?<p>A lot of people reach for the iconic Coca-Cola.<p>But in one Latin American country, that iconic label's turning green.<p>That's right. Green.<p>That's mostly because it's made with sugar, but also Stevia, a plant extract used …

The mind-bending mysteries of multiple universes

There’s a vast amount of fun to be had with the possibilities that other universes exist, so how should we react to claims that some of these might be real?<p>Stand by for something fascinating about mitochondria. Or perhaps the strange properties of molybdenum? Or, better yet, why don’t we dive into …

Dark Matter

Taiwanese Interior Design

• 1 |<p>With its natural palette and organic elements, this bathroom offers a serene environment for self care and rejuvenation.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>This …