Ask Hackaday: What’s The Perfect Hacker Smart Watch?

Since Dick Tracy all the way back in ’46, smart watches have captured the public imagination. After several false starts, the technology has gone through a renaissance in the last 10 years or so. For the average consumer, there’s been a proliferation of hardware in the marketplace, with scores of different models to choose from.…

Wind Power: How the 19th-Century’s Greatest Shipbuilder Opened the Pacific

Matthew Turner was a ship’s captain, ship designer, gold miner, shipping magnate, and ship builder -in that order- during the California Gold Rush. A hundred years later, Alan Olson is building a wooden sailing ship named the Matthew Turner, an educational ship that combines Turner’s skill at shipbuilding with modern technologies to power it.The most…

Almost naked Zlatan statue revealed in Sweden

Oct 8, 2019Chris WrightToe Poke writer The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the internet has to offer, all in one place.Jump to: Italy unveil new third kit | Whitby through in FA Cup … with goalkeeper up frontAs if…

UPDATE 2-Gymnastics-Biles dazzles on flooring to win record 25th world champion medal

(Adds quotes)Oct 13 (Reuters) – American Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history on Sunday when she won the beam and floor finals to take her career tally to 25 medals.Soon after securing a convincing victory on the beam in Stuttgart to overtake Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo’s record tally of 23 world…

Cruising Old Seas

Artwork by Marylu E. Herrera For far too long, the outdoors have been unsafe for people from underrepresented communities, a space where women face harassment while hiking, where people of color encounter racism while road-tripping, where disabled people are gawked at as they merely try to enjoy the pleasures of nature. But we all have…

Sound Advice for When You’re Feeling Useless

By S. Rufus Last updated: 26 Sep 2019  ~ 2 min readMy friend is in the hospital, too sick for any food or flowers I might bring. Too sick for songs or stories. Too sick for silly nostalgia: “Remember our sailing lesson?” sounds random and rude.Right now it all comes down to cells and drugs…

AKMU Return With Album ‘Cruising’, Poginant Video ‘How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love’

Courtesy Photo AKMU, “How can I love the heartbreak, you’re the one I love” South Korean sibling duo AKMU released their Sailing album today (Sept. 25), making their highly-anticipated return to the music world after taking a two-year break.Fronted by the tender, minimalistic “How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love,” the…

Get a bottle of Champagne delivered by shaking your phone on Virgin Voyages

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Cruising uncharted waters

This World Tourism Day, let’s take a ride into the unknown. Let us explore some unfrequented destinations. This World Tourism Day (September 27) let’s look at some of the least visited places around the world. These countries have a low number of tourist either due to a number of reasons — either political, or lack…