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16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Gear & Gadgets

The best travel tech of 2017 | ZDNet

Travelmate autonomous suitcase and robot<p>The pitch on this project, now selling working prototypes priced starting at $399 via Indiegogo, is as …

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

Headphones

ICON_SEARCH

Ingredients:<p>3 mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced<br>• 2 limes, Zest of<br>• 1 teaspoon chili powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• Large pinch powdered ancho chile pepper …

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

Investing

Eat This Protein at Breakfast And You'll Be Fuller Longer

You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But …

Donald Trump Might Have Just Killed the Mexican Craft Brewery Scene

With the Mexican peso plummeting to record lows against the dollar, craft breweries in the country can't afford to import the ingredients they need to make beer.<p>When you're in Mexico City, climbing into a strange man's car after dark ranks high on the list of terrible ideas. But those were the …

19 On-the-Go Vegan Breakfasts for When You’ve Hit Snooze Too Many Times

Vegan or not, everyone has their go-to vegan recipes when you’re eating healthy. But when you’re running late and have no time to make pancakes, you need to have plenty of grab-and-go vegan breakfast recipes in your arsenal. Whether you’re a donut fan or you prefer something savory like a breakfast …

Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid

In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a manmade pyramid filled with secrets.<p>MEXICO …

Four of the world’s biggest cities are taking an unprecedented step to battle pollution

Some of the biggest urban-pollution headlines of the past few years haven’t come from likely suspects like Beijing and New Delhi, but rather once-pristine European cities: Paris. Athens. Madrid.<p>Now those three capitals, plus notoriously polluted Mexico City, are taking action by getting rid of all …

Pollution

The Ultimate Guide to Set up an Online Store: Sell Online & Get Rich from Home

Wondering what the most novel and efficient way to get rich from home is? Your vital question can be answered with two simple words: selling …

Meghan Trainor must be stopped: The Grammys inexplicably nominated her for Best New Artist

<b>(AP/Barry Brecheisen/Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)</b><p>Trainor is neither “best” or “new” anything—and she’s up against Courtney Barnett, who’s had a breakthrough year<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 7, 2015 4:55pm (UTC)<p>Nominee lists are always, by their nature, a mix of disparate things. But just when it looked like the …

Music

Rosie O’Donnell’s Daughter Was Found at Home of Convicted Heroin Dealer She Reportedly Met on Tinder

On Tuesday, O’Donnell enlisted the Internet in her search for her missing 17-year-old daughter.<p><b>Rosie O’Donnell’s</b> search for her missing 17-year-old daughter, Chelsea, may not have ended as happily as first thought.<p>On Wednesday, a day after O’Donnell alerted Twitter that her daughter had been found …

Best places to travel in October 2015

As the shoulder season for many regions – with prices and footfall tending to be lower than they are in peak months – October is the ideal time for a stress-free jaunt.<p>You could gain some serious altitude in Nepal and Albuquerque, beat the crowds in Jordan and Cornwall, meet the Grand Canyon’s …

15 things you’ll miss when leaving Perth

1. Never wearing shoes.<p>Whether it’s a general “no worries” Aussie attitude or something specific to this beachside town, I know I often went whole …

14 bars and restaurants that Oahu locals swear by

How does stuffing your trap with flaky macadamia nut <i>monchong</i> slathered with lobster butter sauce sound? What about digging your fork into the …

Flavors

Here's why every American traveler should sign up for TSA PreCheck

Well, getting TSA PreCheck is basically the preflight upgrade equivalent, and it's something that every American citizen who flies often should consider getting.<p>Here's everything you need to know about TSA PreCheck.<p>What is TSA PreCheck?<p>TSA PreCheck means that you have been pre-approved by the US …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

How to Engage Your Email Subscribers From the Moment They Sign Up (Infographic)

You know what they say about first impressions. They’re a one-shot deal. Your initial outreach to people who subscribe to your email marketing campaign is no exception. The opportunity knocks once in an inbox. If you don’t hit your first email to new subscribers out of the park, it’s likely the …

Marketing

Rieder: Rolling Stone's colossal journalism meltdown

It's a devastating report on a terribly flawed piece of journalism.<p>It was already abundantly clear that <i>Rolling Stone's</i> story on an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house was a colossal mess.<p>But a searing report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism …

Journalism

Mummified Body Found In Alleged Hoarder's San Francisco Home, Police Say

The mummified body of an elderly woman was pulled from the home of a San Francisco woman that neighbors described as a hoarder on Saturday.<p>ABC 7 reports there was so much debris in the home that the door was blocked and firefighters wearing protective masks had to enter through a window.<p>“A police …

San Francisco

IRS Owes Taxpayers More Than $1 Billion In Unclaimed Tax Refunds

Looking for some extra cash? The Internal Revenue Service has $1 billion of it waiting to be collected.<p>An estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2011 have failed to pick up refunds totaling $1 billion. The IRS estimates that about half of those refunds …

Apple MacBook Makes A Compelling Pitch For Asus Zenbook UX305

Apple took advantage of being in the spotlight for the big Apple Watch event this week to also unveil a new line of MacBook laptops. Apple showed off the MacBooks and talked about all of the ways they’re magical and revolutionary and it turned out to be an excellent marketing pitch…for the Asus …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

San Francisco

The Quietest Place In America Is One Square Inch In Olympic National Park

As travelers, we're always looking for places to unplug, unwind and totally disconnect from the hectic world we live in. Away from human buzz, we're able to get in touch with ourselves while truly getting away.<p>So apparently, <b>we should head to this single square inch of land in Olympic National Park</b> …

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …