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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Airplane Passenger Falls Aslee///////////////////////////////////// (VIDEO)

If you're into slash fiction, you may want to track down the "author" on this flight. He can write the stuff with his eyes closed.<p>Sure, critics say his work is highly repetitive, and the characters don't change much, but what did you expect? As evidenced in this YouTube video, the wordsmith wrote …

8 Interesting Facts About Bhutan

19<p>2<p><i>Interested in traveling Bhutan? Come travel Bhutan with me 11-13 December 2017, to witness the annual Druk Wangyel Festival!</i><p>Since opening its …

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 13,188,000 acres</b><p>Even in a state famous for its size, Wrangell-St. Elias stands out. It is by far the largest of our national parks—almost six times the size of Yellowstone. You fly over it and see mountains beyond mountains, glaciers after …

Boeing gives retired F-16 fighter new life as a drone (video)

If "fighter pilot" was your desired career, you'd better hurry up now that Boeing is looking to replace you with a robot. The company has retrofitted a retired F-16 fighter, which had laid dormant for 15 years, into a drone for combat training missions. Rather than risking life and limb in the …

Samsung ISOCELL image sensor likely to star in the Galaxy S5

Samsung has unveiled its latest CMOS image sensor, promising substantially increased light sensitivity. Dubbed ISOCELL, Samsung says its new imager …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

Robots will take our jobs, but it’s hard to say when

Economists and management experts have begun to model what might happen when robots are smart enough to do our jobs for us. Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee argue in their book <i>Race Against the Machine</i> that yes, robots are taking some jobs now, and will take more jobs soon. Nobel laureate Paul …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside AT&T’s 83GB/hour mobile cell tower …or why your iPhone no longer drops out at huge events

.<p>AT&T shared a little bit of what goes into a portable network cells they put up at special events where bandwidth needs will be extraordinary. Remember, AT&T’s network is about 80% iPhones so this is important stuff. The setup above was what they used to cover a recent Los Angeles festival (read: …