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China’s Great Wall and Hong Kong Disneyland among the world’s 10 worst tourist traps, study claims

China’s Great Wall – despite being counted among the New Seven Wonders of the World – ranked poorly due to a low score for nearby accommodation and low Instagram engagement. Pixabay If the words “tourist trap” strikes fear in your traveler’s heart, you’ll want to keep this list handy. Luggage …

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What does Google’s Stadia mean for Nintendo and its future?

Google rocked the boat this week as they paraded into the gaming industry with something not entirely expected: Stadia, a video game streaming platform accessible directly through Google Chrome. Nintendo and its cohorts in the gaming industry are likely already sizing up Google as a real game changer (no pun …

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Deep Ocean Live: Our oceans are worth fighting for

In a world first in television, Sky News has broadcast live news bulletins from under the sea to draw attention to the plight of the oceans. Working with the Seychelles government and ocean research institute Nekton, we were granted rare access to Aldabra, one of the Earth’s most heavily protected …

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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Save the Natural World | NOVA

Discovering Endangered Plants Before it’s Too Late In a fluorescent-lit room lined with gray filing cabinets at the University of Maryland (UMD), a hundred thousand plant specimens are tidily housed in manila folders. The samples in the Norton-Brown Herbarium have been carefully collected for more than a century from across …

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Deep Ocean Live: Camping with giant tortoises and ‘robber crabs’

In a world first in television, Sky News has broadcast live news bulletins from under the sea to draw attention to the plight of the oceans. Working with the Seychelles government and ocean research institute Nekton, we were granted rare access to Aldabra, one of the Earth’s most heavily protected …

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Deep Ocean Live: Camping with giant tortoises and robber crabs

In a world first in television, Sky News has broadcast live news bulletins from under the sea to draw attention to the plight of the oceans. Working with the Seychelles government and ocean research institute Nekton, we were granted rare access to Aldabra, one of the Earth’s most heavily protected …

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9to5Toys Last Call: Latest 9.7-inch iPad from $259, NETGEAR Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi System $200, Affinity Photo & Designer Apps $16, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. 9to5Toys …

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy Note 9 512GB $750, TP-Link Assistant Light Switch 2-Pack $60, Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi System $200, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple Newsand sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. 9to5Toys Lunch …

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Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants

Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants and making them more aggressive towards each other, according to new research.  The study, the first analysis of its kind shows wildlife tourism is making free ranging elephants more anxious because of the large numbers of people.   Hordes of …

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Travel – A journey to the Disappointment Islands

Lord Byron’s grandfather was having a bad day. Scurvy had taken down his crew on the HMS Dolphin, forcing them into their hammocks where they swayed in the sticky heat of the tropics as their ship listed slowly across the Pacific. Eager to control the South Atlantic, the British Navy …

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