Stingray City, Grand Cayman

Stingray City, Grand Cayman

Stingray City is an area of shallow sandbars in the North Sound of Grand Cayman, in Cayman Islands, in western Caribbean Sea. It’s Cayman Islands’ most popular tourist attraction where southern stingrays are found in abundance and visitors can pet and int...

China’s Surreal Firefly-Themed Park Comes Alive at Night

China’s Surreal Firefly-Themed Park Comes Alive at Night

If your childhood memories are filled with summers spent chasing fireflies, then you’re going to love this new theme park in China. It’s completely dedicated to the glowing insects that naturally illuminate their habitat at night....

DUBAI IS BUILDING A HUGE ‘MARS CITY’ SO WE CAN PRACTICE LIVING ON THE RED PLANET

DUBAI IS BUILDING A HUGE ‘MARS CITY’ SO WE CAN PRACTICE LIVING ON THE RED PLANET

For such a small place, Dubai sure makes a helluva lot of noise when it comes to ideas of the outlandish variety. The latest plan is for a huge “space simulation city” to provide “a viable and realistic model to simulate living on the surface of Mars.”...

Abandoned Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature Becomes Tourist Attraction

Abandoned Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature Becomes Tourist Attraction

It really doesn’t take long for Mother Nature to reclaim her territory, slowly obliterating all signs of human occupation, if we only allow it. Case in point is the abandoned Chinese village of Houtou Wan which, within a span of 50 years, has become a bea...

ABOUT 87 PERCENT OF ACTIVE APPLE IPHONE AND IPAD DEVICES RUN IOS 10

ABOUT 87 PERCENT OF ACTIVE APPLE IPHONE AND IPAD DEVICES RUN IOS 10

Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 10, has been out since September 2016. In the 10 months since then, 87 percent of active iOS devices have adopted it. The Cupertino company frequently updates the number of devices on its OS based on App Store data,...

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

An Apple patent dating back to 2013 that uses the iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor in an interesting way has surfaced this week. The proposal would turn the device’s home button into a “panic button” for scenarios when the user is in danger. Called...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) is a consumer tech show in Germany that’s widely considered the CES of Europe. This year, we’ll almost certainly be treated to great products including new smartphones, smart home and Internet of Things devices,...

WHEN WATERS RISE, THESE FLOOD-PROOF HOUSES RISE RIGHT WITH THEM

WHEN WATERS RISE, THESE FLOOD-PROOF HOUSES RISE RIGHT WITH THEM

It’s really no secret at this point: The oceans are rising. A recent scientific study published in Nature nearly doubled previous predictions for sea-level rise by 2500, and some experts now believe the oceans will rise by nearly six feet by the end of th...