Adam Robinson

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This Weird Windshield Blocker Could Replace the Parking Boot

Someday, instead of a parking boot, traffic cops could slap The Barnacle on your windshield if you don't pay your tickets.<p>The parking boot is outdated and inefficient, according to startup Barnacle Parking Enforcement. In Barnacle's view, we should retire the old boot and use its new product …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Relationships

What It's Like to Go on Antidepressants Before Puberty

A new study has found that most antidepressants don't work on teenagers.<p>When I was in elementary school, my two best friends were diagnosed with depression and given psychiatric drugs. They were both eight years old. At the time, I was weirdly jealous; I felt like they got more treats than me and …

Mental Health

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

The Classic French Dish That's Perfect for Snowy Days

In the south of France is the historical Languedoc region, home to vineyards, rolling mountains dotted with cliffs (and sheep), and one of the most comforting dishes in the world.<p>A cassoulet, traditionally made with white beans and some sort of sausage, is covered and cooked <i>slowly</i> so that all of …

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Beat the tourists.<p>Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for …

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant …

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

The World's 10 Most Beautiful Buildings

Palau de la Música Catalana; Barcelona, Spain, Photo credit: kkmarais via Flickr<p>Does the sight of a really incredibly façade make you weak in the knees? Does a breathtaking interior make your heart flutter? Do you stay up at night thinking about architectural details? If so, you have to check out …

The Cheapo Alternatives To Buying Travel Gear When You're Dead Broke

Before I cared about $200 suitcases, I was mostly interested on traveling on what I could.. which was, well, nothing. Even the backpack I used was a cheap knockoff I borrowed from my parents.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>But dude, where there is necessity, there is invention. It …

How Do Travel Hackers Fly the World for Free?

<i>Copyright: Markgraf via Shutterstock</i><p>You've read the stories. You've dreamed. You've fantasized. Over the last year, stories of travel hackers who game and strategize around airline miles and travel points have been tickling the imaginations of many avid fans of travel. No doubt, for many …

Why You Should Always Say Yes To Adventure Travel

Adventure - what does it mean to you? Throwing yourself out of a plane, leaping off a cliff, or hiking a mountain? Or perhaps just travelling solo to a country you've never been to before? Whatever your definition of adventure travel there's one thing for sure - it's hella good for the soul and if …

The “awww!” response to cuteness isn’t just biological, it’s philosophical

Cute kittens and cuddly toys aren’t the highest form of aestheticism, but one Stanford professor, Sianne Ngai, believes “cuteness” is a concept worth studying. And so Ngai, a professor in literary and cultural theory, has developed a philosophical argument about what counts as cute.<p>Cuteness has …

Cute

The Ten Fastest Cars You Can Buy New Today

If you want a brand new Bugatti Veyron, a Ferrari LaFerrari, or a Porsche 918 Spyder, you're out of luck. They're all sold. You can, however, still buy these ten cars that aren't lacking for top speed at all.<p>Now that the Bugatti Veyron has ended production, it's no longer the fastest new car you …

Sports Cars

A Foodie Abroad: Why You Shouldn't Eat Pasta in India or Burgers in Italy

Recently I was working for a few days at the World Expo in Milan. I was at the Etihad Alitalia Pavilion with Tourism Australia, working with Australian Aboriginal chef Mark Olive. Cooking demonstrations were done each day with Mark using herbs and spices indigenous to Australia, all of them new to …

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

The 10 Best Restaurants In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

America the beautiful. 🍴<p>It's tricky to name the best fine-dining restaurants in the U.S.: There's food, and there's price, and then there's ambiance to consider.<p>And nobody knows how to judge all three like a traveler does. TripAdvisor has released a nomad-vetted list of the top fine-dining …

5 National Parks With Gorgeous Fall Foliage

Photo: Josh Packer<p>There are so many amazing places to view the changing colors of fall leaves, it can be tough to choose. We decided to make a list of 5 of our favorites to help you narrow things down. Some are famous for their fall foliage and you probably guessed they'd be on the list, but others …

How I Quit My 9-5 to Do What I Love and Travel the World (Whenever I Want)

<i>This article was originally published on Making Sense of Cents</i><p>When I was 18, I remember thinking that if I only I could make $15/hour, I'd be set.<p>At the time, I had just started my first year of college, and was working full-time to pay for it. I was making $12/hour all in, including commission, my …

12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

11 Insanely Beautiful Small Towns From Around the World

Sure, we love big, bustling cities. But there's something to be said for small towns where life moves slower, traditions are everywhere and the people stop to say hello. From North Africa to New Zealand, these are some of the most charming little places in the whole entire world.<p><b>Sidi Bou Said,</b> …