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Frank Lloyd Wright in San Francisco

What better way to get to know Northern California than by going on a Wright scavenger hunt? Whether you're traveling with your family or friends, …

Architecture

Flying From NYC to L.A. in Under 3 Hours Just Got One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality

NASA is continuing its work to help high-speed supersonic flights make a comeback.<p>This November, the agency will start testing the public’s reaction …

Supersonic Travel

7 Things To Travel For This Summer

America's Cool Modernism<p>Liverpool Biennal<p>University Arms Hotel, Cambridge<p>Brasserie Prince<p>Edinburgh Fringe Festival<p>Great Exhibition Of The North<p>Mana …

Travel

8 Female Pilots You Should Follow on Instagram

Instagram: it’s full of images of fantastic destinations, incredible views, and an opportunity to waste time. Dozens of commercial pilots are posting …

Social Media

How to Get From Madrid to Cuenca and What to Do There

Cuenca, in the Castilla-La Mancha region, is on the high-speed AVE train line from Madrid to Valencia, which makes it a perfect stop on the way from …

Trains

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Wi-Fi

20 great holidays in Central Europe

<b>Slovenia</b><p>Friendly farm stay<p>The hamlet of Kupljenik is only an hour’s drive from Slovenia’s Ljubljana airport but it feels a world away. Surrounded by meadows, Dolinar farmhouse offers simple double rooms with rustic wooden furnishings as well as larger apartments. Outside, crickets chirp at sunset, …

European Travel

United Airlines Gave Passengers a Terrible Explanation For the Lack of a Basic Service. What's Stunning is How Passengers Reacted

Welcome to flying cross-country in 2018.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Jonathan's a salesman with a Fortune 500 company.<p>Worse than that, he's a friend of mine. (Naturally, he asked me to change his name for this article.)<p>He …

Flying

What Really Happens When You Don't Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane? (Video)

Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry attempts to keep up with ever-changing technology. It’s standard practice …

British Airways

There's not a single US state where a minimum wage worker can afford a 2-bedroom rental, a report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's not a single state, county or metropolitan area in the entire United States where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour can afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment.<p>And if those workers wanted to? They'd have to work 122 hours a week. Every week. All …

Housing

A Former Factory in Brooklyn Has Been Transformed Into an M.C. Escher Exhibition

Our new series, Reasons to Travel Now, highlights the news, events, and openings that have us scoping out plane tickets each day.<p>M.C. Escher's …

The Arts

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Emotional Intelligence

Europe City Break - How To Spend A Weekend In Madrid

Madrid is city of culture, history, and delicious food; what more could you ask for?! For a weekend in Madrid, you can see all the key sights of this …

European Travel

You'll Need a $22/Hour Wage to Afford a Two-Bedroom Rental in the U.S.

There is nowhere in the U.S. where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 could afford a two-bedroom rental apartment working …

Housing

Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay vs. Google Pay: Which mobile payment system is best?

Mobile payment systems want you to swap your wallet for a phone or in some cases, a watch.<p>Rather than carrying around cash and cards, just tap your phone to pay. Currently, the three most established systems are from Apple, Samsung and Google, although some wearables from brands like Garmin and …

FinTech

If you thought the most recent flu season was bad, you were right

What felt like a miserable flu season this past year was, in fact, a miserable flu season.The 2017–2018 influenza season was classified in the “high …

Public Health

15 Simple Approaches to Extend Your Travel Dollars

There are individuals who have figured out how to venture to the far corners of the planet totally free or at next to no cost. Here are 15 simple …

Travel

Book Your Dream Caribbean Getaway for As Little As $209 Round-trip

Whether you're already dreaming of a fall or winter getaway in the sun or looking to plan a last-minute summer trip, now is the time to book a cheap …

Caribbean

Trump faces what he's long avoided: being held to account

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has always acted as if all is fair in love and war, and that his life is never-ending combat. In this battle, he was always willing to do what others wouldn't -- stiff contractors, declare multiple bankruptcies, lie and distort -- in order to win. This disregard for decency is …

Donald Trump

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

Los Angeles

After Traveling to 25 Countries, I Can Tell You These Are the Only 11 Phrases You Need to Get By

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn …

Language

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Psychology

An Obsessive Overpacker Packs for a 16-Day International Vacation Using Only a Carry-On

<i>This content originally appeared on People.</i><p><b>What It Is:</b> Learning to be a better packer by following the directions in <i>How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any</i> …

Clothing

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

Mid-air emergencies, a $40 million jet and the FBI: A 'surreal' career in the sky

By Sophie Kesteven for The History Listen<p>On a high shelf in a Far North Queensland home, a box labelled ‘aviation memorabilia and uniforms’ has — …

Call of Duty

Ever Wonder Why did American Airlines stop painting their planes silver (any other reasons beside the reflection)?

They never, ever painted their airplanes silver.<p>They just polished fuselage skins, and did not paint over them.<p>Some airlines still leave the lower …

American Airlines

Here's the Real Reason Mitch McConnell Canceled August Recess

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Republicans that their plans to spend August back home were being ditched, the grumbling was …

Mitch McConnell

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

United Arab Emirates

Don't Buy This: You Don't Need Drano, Windex or Other Brand Name Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaners is cheap, easy, and better for the environment.<p>Cleaning your place is no fun, but even worse is knowing you're getting ripped off for the products you use to make the bathroom mirror sparkle and the kitchen sink shine. The average person drops around $500 on cleaning …

Nonprofits

How Airlines Decide What You'll Pay To Fly Is About To Change Dramatically

How much does it cost to fly from here to there?<p>Choose any two cities in the United States, or heck, anywhere in the world, and if there’s even one flight a week to each of them you’ve been able for at least 20 years now to get an instant, simple answer to that basic question.<p>And, probably with a …

Selling