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The 9 Best Boutique Hotels to Book in Paris in 2018

Ah, Paris. The beautiful City of Love's siren call is heard not only by honeymooners, but families, friends, fashionistas and foodies the world …

France

The Top 100 Hotels in the World

Use this collection of stunning properties — voted the best on the planet by T+L readers — as your ultimate travel checklist.<p>Year to year, we see our …

List-Worthy

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Stanley Kubrick

Why White People Called the Authorities This Week

“Hello, <i>ICE</i>? The person sitting on the park bench across from me just got tan.”<p>“Can you believe that these Puerto Ricans think they can enter America whenever they want, simply because they all have American passports?”<p>“Just saw a black person buy five pounds of crack at the grocery store in a sack …

Women of Color

Northern lights hotels: where to watch the aurora borealis

Northern Lights

The 10 best beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across America

For the second year in a row, Bell's Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts.<p>Each year Zymurgy Magazine, the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association, asks the group's tens of thousands of members to cast their …

Top 10

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

This creepy internal video is every reason we fear Google

Earlier this month, Google was criticized for its demonstration of Duplex, a lifelike AI that takes calls on behalf of its human users. But a leaked …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

Why You Should Visit the Colorful City of Lisbon, Portugal

There's a reason the history-rich city of Lisbon is growing in popularity. Full of exceptional culinary destinations, memorable sites and independent …

Little Rich Kids Are Living Their Best Lives at Over-the-Top Resorts

During a six-month backpacking tour of Southeast Asia, Maximo and Sebastian Tuscano pit-stopped for four nights at the Andaman, a 178-room Luxury …

World’s best destination for train lovers? Switzerland

Amtrak fans claim several trains as scenic, most notably the Adirondack, California Zephyr and the Coast Starlight; and the Canadians tout their Canadian routes, at least the part between Edmonton and Vancouver. The European Rail timetable lists more than 100 routes as “scenic.” But those are …

Trains

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

Mathematics

The Coolest Shelters on Earth

Photo: Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont<p>Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont did it. The duo left their desk jobs—Murphy as a textiles designer at Martha Stewart, and duPont as an interface designer at the agency R/GA—and hit the road. After a year on the move, they started the travel blog Miles & Miles, …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Photographer follows his bride to the altar in stunning wedding photos

Another amazing journey. More amazing pictures to celebrate it.<p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann and his longtime girlfriend Natalia Zakharova rose …

World's 50 Best Restaurants list and the changing geography of food

UK and France made up more than half of the 50 a decade ago but in 2015 they have just two and five respectively, in list whose outlook is becoming more global<p>Is France no longer the centre of global cuisine?<p>2015 marks the fourth straight year that no restaurants from the country that (probably) …

Top 10

U2 Relive Northern Ireland’s Violent Past in ‘Every Breaking Wave’ Video

The video for U2‘s new <i>Songs of Innocence</i> single, “Every Breaking Wave,” dramatizes the wave of violence that swept Northern Ireland in the Eighties. …

Northern Ireland

LinkedIn's billionaire founder shares his best networking advice

It's safe to call him an expert in the career-advancing power of networking.<p>In his latest book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," cowritten with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, Hoffman explains the benefits of having employees who are active networkers both internally …

The fine art of matching beer with bar snacks

What's best for washing down a packet of pork crackling, Twiglets, wasabi peas or pickled onion Monster Munch? Beer experts Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham explain<p>During this week's <b>London Beer Week</b>, a seven-day celebration of the capital’s craft brewing scene, there will inevitably be a lot of …