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Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

The Top 10 Things To Do in Patagonia 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | Next<p>The beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia has earned it the nickname of the "Eighth Wonder of the World” in Argentina. …

South America

The Top 10 Things To Do in Argentina 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>The beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia has earned it the nickname of the "Eighth Wonder of the World” in …

Buying SIM Cards in Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

South America

Crossing the Andes: breaking borders on a stormy mountain bus ride between Argentina and Chile

Buses are usually just a means of getting from A to B, but the journey across the Andes from Argentina to Chile is a true adventure, showcasing magnificent scenery, rare wildlife and, at times, extreme weather<p>On the upper deck of the trans-Andes bus, the gap-year backpackers from every advanced …

Off the Beaten Path Beer and Pubs in Argentina

<b>A</b> bona fide gaucho pueblo exists just a two-hour bus ride from Buenos Aires but a few centuries back in time. San Antonio de Areco, 112 km (70 miles) …

8 Reasons to Add Argentina to Your Big Trip

Argentina is a a country where just about anything can be found. From a sultry tango on a bustling street in Buenos Aires to the enormous …

Argentina

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Argentina

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Alessandro Tomassetti. Of his trip to Argentina he says:<p>Two years ago I traveled around the world and snapped pictures and blogged all along the way. There were zen moments in all the countries I visited but one that stands out was during a hike to …

9 experiences you can only have in Argentina

OUT OF THE last 10 years of my life, I’ve lived in four different parts of Argentina. I’ve learned (and am still learning) how culturally, musically, …

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Art

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

China’s internet bigshots literally lined up to support its space program

On Dec. 1 China launched its first probe to land on and explore the moon’s surface. If successful, China will become the third country, after the US and the former Soviet Union, to have completed a “soft landing” on the moon—one in which the spacecraft remains intact and operational. (It would be …

China

New Mirrored Infinity Rooms in New York

In what's being called the next <i>Rain Room</i> for New York, eccentric Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is showing off her newest installations at David Zwirner gallery. Called <i>Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away</i> and <i>Love Is Calling</i>, expect these to be the must-visit …

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …

Databricks raises $14M from Andreessen Horowitz, wants to take on MapReduce with Spark

A team of professors that has created the in-memory Spark and Shark platforms for analyzing big data has raised nearly $13.9 million to commercialize …

10 software-defined networking startups to watch

Software Defined Networking (SDN) startups are being snatched up, one by one, by incumbent networking vendors who fear turning into dinosaurs as the …

Networking

Visualizing The Big Data Industrial Complex [Infographic]

Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant streams of varied and frequently changing information. According to research collective …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I pulled the trigger. I'm glad I did, first the HA-RX700 doesn't look or feel like a cheap headphone. Better yet, it …

Cloud Analytics Player Tidemark Lands $13 Million Round Led by Tenaya Capital

It seems that I tend to check in on Tidemark, the cloud-based company that specializes in business intelligence and analytics, about once every 11 …

Venture Capital

Machine learning startup Ayasdi raises $30.6M to map your data

Ayasdi, the machine learning startup that creates maps out of complex datasets, has raised a $30.6 million series B round of venture capital. New …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Gesture-control device racks up almost $4 million in pre-orders

What if you could control your computer, phone, or your favorite tech gadget with a wave of your arm or a snap of your fingers? Watch MYO, the wearable gesture control device from Thalmic Labs, in action.<p>The MYO armband, which uses proprietary muscle activity sensors to detect your hand and arm …