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Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.

Roads

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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

WVIL, A Glimpse At The Future Of Photography After Cameras Die [Video]

With pro-level digital cameras continually shrinking, and cellphone cameras getting better, WVIL images a future when the two finally merge.<p>As digital cameras have outgrown their bulky origins and continued to miniaturize, some photographers and cinematographers joke that soon the “camera” itself …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly17 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Men's Fashion

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Business Casual<p>Make going back to work less of a drag with a style refresh.<p>15 Photos19 hours agoView More<p>Drinking<p>You can order one almost anywhere, …

The Cosmic Gallery - in pictures

Contact 1: A 200,000 Piece Sci-Fi LEGO Masterwork by Mike Doyle | Colossal

<p>From the brilliant mind of New Jersey artist Mike Doyle (I’ve previously featured his spooky victorian houses), comes Contact 1 the first in a …

Lego

Facebook Phone Event Rumors And Predictions: What To Expect From The Big Android Unveiling

Put <i>this</i> on your timeline, Facebook watchers: Rumors are rampant that Facebook will announce its own smartphone on Thursday, an "fPhone" to compete with the likes of the iPhone and the Galaxy S 4.<p>This Facebook phone rumor has been bandied about by journalists and speculation-mongers for several …

How Far is it to Mars?

If the Earth were 100 pixels wide,<p>Low Earth Orbit<br>Hubble & the ISS<p>GPS Satellite Orbit<p>100 pixels<p>(12,756km)<p>The Moon would be 3000 pixels away.<p>27 …

Google forks WebKit and launches Blink, a new rendering engine that will soon power Chrome and Chrome OS - http://tcrn.ch/XqlJ5V

Create, collaborate and share advanced custom maps with Google Maps Engine Lite (Beta)

article<p>en_US<p>https://maps.googleblog.com/2013/03/create-collaborate-and-share-advanced.html<p>Google Lat …

Celebrities' Real Names: What The Biggest Stars Have Inked On Their Birth Certificates

The biggest names in the biz are oftentimes not the names the stars were given at birth. Be it for better publicity, more dough, or because they just plain sound cooler, Hollywood's finest often trade in their monikers for something a whole lot catchier.<p>From Tom Cruise and Snoop Lion to Cher and …

Razer Edge Review: So Heavy, So Expensive, So Awesome

A gaming laptop in a tablet. It's a thought experiment that raises a whole host of questions: Is that even possible? Can it possibly be good? Would …

Marvel showcases six of Tony Stark's new Iron Man 3 armors

There was some confusion last July when Marvel Studios’ unveiled Tony Stark’s latest armor – the Mark 47 – for the upcoming sequel <b>Iron Man 3</b>, seeing …

Has drawing been erased from animation?

<b>Disney is not releasing a hand-drawn feature film in the next two years, its chief executive recently revealed, but it could be that news of animation's death has been greatly exaggerated.</b><p>"To my knowledge we're not developing a 2D or hand-drawn feature animated film right now," Bob Iger said …

Animation

How to Make Windows 8 Look and Feel Like Windows 7

If you have a PC with Windows 8 but miss Windows 7, there's no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft's current …

Mars Gigapixel Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian solar days 136-149

NASA's Mars Exploration Program (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)<p>4 billion pixels panorama of Mars<p>The images for panorama obtained by the two rover's …

The final OUYA retail console is ready, we go hands-on

It's been a long time coming, and now the Android-powered, Kickstarter-funded OUYA video game console is finally heading to backers. Sure, the final retail units for non-backers won't be available until June, but around 50,000 lucky folks who pledged over $99 to OUYA's massively successful campaign …

New Panasonic Sensor Tech Significantly Improves Low Light Performance

The folks at Panasonic just developed an exciting new sensor technology that could significantly improve low light performance in all types of …

Google Releases Street View Images From Fukushima Ghost Town

mdsolar writes in with news that Goolge has released Street View pictures from inside the zone that was evacuated after the Fukushima disaster.</i> …

How do I contact Amazon?

The Amazon website doesn't make its phone number very obvious, but Rick Maybury can help<p>Amazon seems to be incommunicado and I find there is no way of contacting them. I have been trying to order a DVD for over a week but the website will not accept my password. I had a similar problem some time …

Automation

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Winter: Photos by Joni Niemela

Finland

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

We pay homage to the Apollo missions with the best of NASA’s deep archives.<p>In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon–and return him back safely–by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.<p>Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

The Secret Formula

F__ormula One,__ the sexiest motor sport in the world, has grown into a $3 billion global jug­ger­naut. And yet, there’s a problem: 62 years after its founding, F1 is still a puzzle to American audiences. F1—born in the jet-set redoubts of Monaco, San Fermín, and Spa, and with a history more …