Epic 26-year road trip is a great love story with a heartbreaking ending

Gunther Holtorf spent the last 26 years on a road trip around the globe with Christine, a total stranger who met him in Africa after he published ad asking for a companion in a German magazine. His journey includes 177 countries, 549,000 miles (884,000 kilometers) and loads of pictures taken from his old Leica. » 10/14/14 7:23pm 10/14/14 7:23pm

Sell Your iPad Overseas on eBay and Profit

The Times' Bits blog has an interesting little item on how the iPad is already making its way around the globe, courtesy of gadget travel agency eBay. Here are the countries who are paying top dollar. » 5/08/10 3:00pm 5/08/10 3:00pm

How Manfrotto Tripods Are Bent Into Life



Ever wonder how tripods are made? Enjoy seeing large robots cut, bend and flatten tubes of metal as they careen down an assembly line? Kick back and watch as we take you on a guided tour of the Manfrotto Tripod factory in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. It's a four-minute segment, so if you have to use the restroom, go… » 6/01/07 3:00pm 6/01/07 3:00pm