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How space tourism would have been sold 60 years ago

For some reason, this year it has become a thing to imagine the distant future of space tourism as it might have been sold via vintage posters.

By 19 May 2015


Google tries boosting Greek tourism -- and maybe itself, too

The search titan is touting a program to help Greek companies expand the country's tourism economy. Could be it'll also improve Google's image in Europe.

By 30 September 2014


Airbnb's next big push? China

Many of the top tech titans have faced roadblocks in China, but the CEO of the home-rental marketplace says he believes his company can be different.

By 7 October 2015


Tourist reportedly dies at Taj Mahal while taking a selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Japanese tourist was, according to an eyewitness account, taking a selfie and then fell down the stairs at the famous monument, the BBC reports.

By 19 September 2015


Venture capital firm plans $10M virtual-reality funding blitz

Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.

By 18 September 2015


Ubisoft to build theme park in Malaysia

Video game publisher Ubisoft is building a theme park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, slated for completion in 2020.

By 8 September 2015


Let's go to Mars! The future of space travel

SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.

By 6 August 2015


Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By 5 August 2015


Rhino horn camera aims to stop poachers

A new method aims to halt rhinoceros poaching by monitoring and tracking the animals to catch poachers in the act.

By 22 July 2015


Wind-powered motorcycle for a Mad Max world

Forget the guzzoline. This motorcycle collects and stores wind and sun power for a time when fossil fuels will be scarce.

By 25 June 2015