Andrea González

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The 25 Most Popular Travel Destinations In The US

Houston, New Orleans, and other southern cities are gaining popularity as hotspots for tourists in the U.S., according to a new TripAdvisor ranking.<p>Millions of TripAdvisor users voted on their favorite destinations around the U.S., and the south reigned this year. Houston, Texas, jumped 13 spots …

12 Reasons to Love Seattle (Besides the Seahawks)

Think Seattle and you think: Seahawks. Space Needle. Microsoft. Crummy weather.<p>Done.<p>Not so fast. The Pacific Northwest's "Emerald City" (so named because of all the green) actually has a ton of sparkle.<p>Just back from visiting, and I will admit I never could live there. For one, the gloomy …

What happens when “off the beaten track” isn’t where you really want to be?

“What have you been doing?” I asked my guide after he arrived an hour late to go for dinner.<p>“Drinking,” was his short, slurred answer. With a …

Mammograms save lives, but they're also overrated, new study says

The idea that American women would benefit by having fewer mammograms — and having them less frequently — remains controversial. A new study tries to help women and their doctors understand why less can be more when it comes to breast cancer screening.<p>The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force was …

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Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Annual Peak, But Falls Far Short of Average

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 21, scientists reported Wednesday, but it did not make up for much of the ground it …

Dark chocolate ingredient may prevent obesity, diabetes, study shows

Snacking on unprocessed dark chocolate may help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and diabetes, Medical Daily reported.<p>Dark chocolate is rich in flavonols, a type of antioxidant shown to improve cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and improving blood flow. In order to determine whether …

Spanish anti-austerity protests continue

Tens of thousands of people in Spain have taken to the streets again to protest against government austerity measures.<p>Rallies in Madrid and 53 other cities on Thursday also attracted more than 100 organisations, including two of the country's largest trade unions, to demand an end to tax increases …

Canada tops G8 countries in social, environmental progress, global ranking shows

Canada is the seventh-most socially advanced nation in the world and leads G8 countries in terms of social and environmental progress, a new global ranking shows.<p>The "social progress index" was created by a team led by Harvard University professor Michael Porter, and aims to be a complement to …

Ebola Virus Continues to Ravage Guinea and Liberia

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>West Africa is seeing its worst Ebola outbreak since 2005, and it is every bit as terrifying as you …

Japan's Biggest Organized Crime Syndicate Now Has Its Own Website and Theme Song

For starters, the site looks like it was created in the late 1990s. Still, the criminal syndicate is hoping it'll serve as a recruitment tool as the membership of yakuza organizations shrink and public support for them falls. And the branding reflects this; the site at first appears to be for an …

34 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Spring

With spring comes a whole new slew of cool cultural events, great food offerings, and classic New York activities.<p>Here are 34 great spring activities that all New Yorkers should do this season.

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The 10 Most Photographed Places On Earth

There's only one rule to keep in mind when traveling: If you don't take photos, it didn't happen. (That, and don't drink the tap water. Okay, so two rules.) An un-Instagrammed Eiffel Tower may as well not even exist -- or, at least, you didn't see it. Yes, travel pics are important.<p>But what are the …