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The 'Slowest Express Train in the World' Lets You Enjoy Switzerland’s Breathtaking Views in One Relaxing Journey (Video)

This winding ride takes you along streams, meadows, peaks, and glaciers across the Swiss Alps.<p>If you’re looking for a relaxing way to admire …

European Travel

Quit Your Job: 5 Countries Where You Can Live For Under $1,500 A Month

More Americans than ever are quitting their jobs and moving abroad or retiring overseas — 8.7 million, to be exact, according to State Department figures. And one of the biggest driving factors is the lower cost of living in other countries.<p>The editors at International Living recently came out with …

Costa Rica

Buying a House? Ask these 6 questions before making an offer

When buying a house is high on your priority list and you spot The One—the house that has everything you've ever dreamed of and more—it can be tempting to put pedal to the metal and close the deal as quickly as possible. But slow down!<p>No home is perfect beneath the surface, and few know this better …

If You're a Costco Member, This Credit Card Is Like Getting Free Money

This no-fee card can easily cover the cost of a Costco membership.<p>Store credit cards often get a bad rap — justifiably so in most cases.<p>The average …

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Vegetables

Our Favorite Healthy Foods at Costco Are in This Aisle

When Costco started selling frozen cauliflower pizza, we started patroling the freezer aisles of the warehouse club like never before. A few trips …

How bunkies are taking small-space living to stylish – but affordable – new heights

When Bill and Linda McMaster met their future son-in-law, Jeff, a few years ago, they realized they had a problem. Jeff, who at the time was dating their daughter Liz, is generally lovely (polite, good with tools), but quite allergic to cats. Any contact with the animal makes his throat close up. …

Small Spaces

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores One Of The Greatest Goals In Soccer History

Already the competition's highest goal scorer, Ronaldo's acrobatic kick is arguably one of the best goals you will ever see.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo scored …

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Venture Capital

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

TSA

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate to haggle

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

NerdWallet

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

• <b>Author Glennon Doyle Melton met with her son's teacher, who revealed that every Friday afternoon, she asks her fifth graders to fill out a sheet of paper.</b>• <b><br>She asks them who they would like to sit with next week and who has been an exceptional class citizen that week.</b>• <b><br>The teacher then looks for</b> …

Loneliness

How to Build Steps Into Any Building

The simple and strong approach using IPE decking.<p>Well-designed steps create a great first impression, and when properly built, they will last for years. Popular Mechanics Senior Designer Michael Stillwell and his father Tony Stillwell recently designed and built steps into their barn, and shared …

Kid's super deep response to classroom riddle is way better than the actual answer

Kids may say some spectacularly funny things at times, but every now and then they can be impressively wise too.<p>On Tuesday, teacher Bret Turner …

1 Stock I Refuse to Sell

Here are three of our contributors' most valued stock holdings.<p>As stock market writers, we naturally write about many different companies. However, …

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Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

Cruising through France in luxury on a Tauck river ship

UZES, France — An elegant reception is in full swing as Mark Ungashick, 60, of Kansas City, Mo. arrives at the inner courtyard of the Duchy D'Uzes, a 12th century castle near France's Rhone River.<p>The retired business owner and his companions from the Tauck river ship Emerald already have explored …

The Benefits of Asset-Based Long-Term Care

We can see that reallocating $100,000 of their assets to hedge against long-term care has resulted in $844,000 in coverage (assuming five years of …

Long-Term Care

Discovering Prince Edward Island and Buying a House at the End of the World

A few years after first discovering Prince Edward Island as a single mom with two young children, I invited my second husband, Dan, to see the island for the first time. I was beyond nervous. What if Dan saw this island and shrugged his shoulders?<p>A few years after first discovering Prince Edward …

Prince Edward Island

10 Must-Try Restaurants in Quebec City

Discover the vibrant restaurant scene in Quebec City with travel writer and frequent National Geographic contributor Annie Fitzsimmons.<p>You wouldn’t have wanted to be my dining companion in <b>Quebec City</b>. I was completely inappropriate, struggling to stop chocolate from dribbling out of a crepe or …

How to See Every Google Search You've Ever Made

"Delete browser history" does nothing?!<p>Google has been storing every single search you've made–even those naughty ones you'd thought you'd managed to hide—and now you can go back and look at your entire search history.<p>We're not just taking about the recent searches that pop up on your current …

These Ingenious Window Inserts Will Slash Your Heating Bill

The Indow Window inserts can be installed in minutes, and the insulation improvement is significant.<p>On freezing cold winter days, my wife does this endearing thing where she walks around the house wearing a full-length parka with a big, furry hood. I ask her if she's going out. "Maybe," she says. …

'Brooks PureFlow 5' Running Shoes Balance Foot Technology Perfectly, Even After 500 Miles

Technology plays a big part in assisting my running progress with a variety of apps, gadgets and media. I also rely on a range of clothing and shoe tech to help me keep going.<p>Shoe tech in particular has made a big difference. When I started running I opted for a shoe with good cushioning and …

An Eater's Guide to Charleston

Charleston celebrates, and almost worships, the bounty of its surroundings: from freshly-caught blue crabs to grains milled on nearby Edisto Island. The city by the sea sits below the Sandhills, the original coastline of the ancient seas across the Carolinas, and is therefore often referred to as …

USA Swimming and USADA to press FINA on doping issues

Actively seeking to avoid the kind of doping scandal engulfing track and field, USA Swimming is teaming up with the man who brought down Lance …

How to tell if your Cuban cigars are real or fake

Business Insider recently sent three reporters to Havana, Cuba to experience the city as tourists. One of the top priorities on our list was to buy some authentic Cuban cigars. We tried two different approaches. First, we bought a box at an authorized store inside the Hotel Habana Libre. Then we …

Universal Enrollment Services (UES)

A threat assessment for any driver seeking to obtain, renew and transfer a hazardous materials endorsement on a state-issued commercial driver’s …

“What Flights Are Overhead?” and Other Cool Things to Ask Siri When You're Bored

You can ask Siri all kinds of fun things thanks to its connection with the WolframAlpha database. One of the fun questions to ask Siri is what flights are overhead, the answer to which might surprise you. Sitting in my friend’s apartment in Boulder, CO, there are five planes over my head within a …