Hello, old timer: A 63,000-year-old skull found in Laos sets the start date for humanity's exodus from Africa back some 20,000 years earlier than previously imagined. (Daily Mail) For more context, read our article on Laos travel essentials.
Sexting will cost you: $35 million - that's how much it would cost to send an HD video through your phone via SMS, if you were roaming internationally on an AT&T line. (Ryan Kearney) If you want to avoid getting a multimillion-dollar-bill in the mail after your Malaysia trip, may we suggest you look through our article on cellphone roaming in Southeast Asia?
The Bourne Itinerary: Here's a different kind of Hollywood tourism. How about touring Manila - specifically the different shoot locations of the Bourne Legacy movie? (CNNgo) While you're at it, don't forget to try our walking tour of Intramuros (pictured above).
Paperless Travel: David Whitley tries exploring Singapore with a Kindle and a downloaded guidebook, and does quite well. (TheAge.com.au) When in Singapore without a Kindle, why not just buy one, as Singapore is an amazing shopping hub for Asia?