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3 Things We Learned from Curiosity's First Year

For 365 (Earth) days, NASA's Curiosity explored the Martian surface. Here's what we've learned about the Red Planet.<p><b>After a 352-million-mile journey</b>, NASA's Curiosity rover touched down on the early morning of Aug. 6, 2012. The fated "Seven Minutes of Terror" had passed, and JPL headquarters …

Samsung and Qualcomm Announce Dueling Smartwatches

Two electronics giants enter the world of wearable technology, hoping to prove that it's all in the wrist.<p><b>Google's head-mounted information display, Glass</b>, has gotten most of the news—and mockery—when it comes to wearable tech. Today, tough, the center of attention for on-body technology has turned …

Elon Musk's New Project: Iron Man's Gesture-Based Interface

Tuck away inside the SpaceX labs, Elon Musk has been building his version of Tony Stark's design tech.<p>Elon Musk is just toying with us now. The geek superstar already has his hands and calendar full running a private space company that's traveling to the International Space Station and a car …

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How to Supercharge Your Router

Home network can't quite keep up with your video streaming habit? Here's how to get the most out of a router.<p>I've been streaming more video than I used to, and it's taken a toll on the overall speed of my Wi-Fi network. Is there anything I can do to speed it up?<p>Upgrading to a router that uses the …

How to Make a Sailboat Fly

A high-tech sailboat's bold quest: setting a new record in the L.A.-to-Honolulu passage. We find out how engineers built this boat that flies over the water.<p><b>The experimental French trimaran Hydroptère</b> has a footprint the size of a basketball court and a 100-foot-high carbon-fiber mast that can fly …

10 New Wearable Tech Innovations That Are Blowing Our Minds

Did you know that one of the most popular trends in tech right now is fashion? Crazy, huh? More known in Silicon Valley as “Wearable Tech,” the trend has been exemplified by Google Glass but showing up all over the place, is taking the world by storm. From health, to privacy, to straight-up …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

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The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.