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Branch joins growing list of Patriots to skip White House visit

The number of New England Patriots opting not to visit the White House as part of their Super Bowl celebration continues to grow.<p>Defensive tackle …

NFL

Kyle Shanahan meets Bay Area media, but questions remain on SB LI loss

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- On a day when newly minted San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan would have preferred to look only to the future, he was …

Americans still support Donald Trump's immigration ban, poll shows

Despite breaking records for the lowest approval ratings for a new President, Donald Trump's immigration ban is still backed by a majority of Americans, according to recent polling.<p>The Republican president suffered the biggest defeat of his presidency yesterday as a court refused to reinstate his …

Bathroom of the Week: A Romantic London Bath Made from Vintage Parts

“It’s most people’s favorite room in the house,” said Michelle McKenna of the master bathroom in her Georgian London home—including its residents: …

Netflix's BUDDY THUNDERSTRUCK Looks Like a Stop-Motion TALLADEGA NIGHTS Mixed with THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX

When DREDD 2 Happens It Will Be As an Animated Movie

Valve is working on three 'full' VR games

Valve is still making video games! But they're probably, almost certainly not <i>Half-Life 3</i> (I know it's hard, but we have to let it go.) During a media roundtable, Valve founder Gabe Newell confirmed that the company is working on three new titles for VR. Not just little experiments either, like the …

Film-makers alienated by Trump are welcome in London – Sadiq Khan

London mayor describes plans for British capital to become the ‘world’s most film-friendly city’<p>The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has said he wants London to take over from Los Angeles as one of the film capitals of the world and attract the diverse industry talent who no longer feel welcome in Donald …

I, Daniel Blake 'doesn’t represent reality', says jobcentre manager

Exclusive: Boss at Newcastle agency shown in Ken Loach hit criticises how it is portrayed but director says film was fair<p>A senior manager of Jobcentre Plus in Newcastle, whose office was depicted so damningly in Ken Loach’s indictment of the social security assessment system I, Daniel Blake, has …

Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic Review – A Rough Port

Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic Review<p>While I loved the idea of Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic, I had a tough time playing it on Xbox One. Good ideas …

iPhone 8 Said to Feature Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

Apple is widely rumored to launch a high-end iPhone with an edge-to-edge OLED display this year, which has been variously called the "iPhone 8" or "iPhone X" to commemorate the smartphone's tenth anniversary, and rumors suggest the device will an include iris scanner to authenticate with your …

Mobile Technology

Giles Miller and Forbes Massie imagine towering monument with walls of offset bricks

Designer Giles Miller has worked with visualiser Forbes Massie to draw up designs for a huge monument with a cross-shaped plan and textured brick …

Sony Patents Vive like Tracking System for PSVR

The world of VR has been divided into two camps, the one that is fully immersive such as Oculus and the HTC Vive, and the more accessible but less …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip - Via Rail Canadian

After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this …

Trains

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

16 Smart Luggage Options That Will Transform Your Travel Experience

The best smart suitcases and backpacks to take your travel game to the next level.<p>Whether your next trip is to discover a country you've never been …

Brazil

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If you are looking to book some travel, check out this fare sale where you can save 50% off base fares when you use promo code <b>SAVE50</b> today only on …

January travel booking bug goes mobile and multi-device

The things we know already – mobile plays a vital role in the process of travel search and, increasingly, booking.<p>We don’t wait until we get home or …

The New Emirates First Class Suites Destination, My...

<b>Many New Amex Offers for Travel and Shopping –</b> There are some great new Amex Offers on this list, including one for hotels!<p><b>Today Only: Get an</b> …

Revel in The Venue, Koreatown’s Hippest Hidden Party Palace

Do enough wandering in Koreatown soon and you might just stumble into <b>The Venue</b>, a spot so low key they didn’t even give it a big new name — let alone a normal entrance. No, to get into Koreatown’s newest karaoke star, you’ll have to access the basement restaurant/bar/singing lounge via a private …

A Drink To Beat the Winter Blues

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>The middle of January can make everything feel like a drag. Cold weather is here to stay and the summer feels much too far away.<p>But can a cocktail solve a little bit of the doldrums? We went to Cayman Brac's Le Soleil D'Or to get one …

Collette Introduces New Japan Tour Designed by the CEO

<i>Photo courtesy of Collette</i><p>Collette, America’s oldest tour operator at 99 years of age, has rolled out a new tour of Japan designed by its president …

Airbnb’s Trips Syncs With L.A. Designers on New Experience

The company’s recently launched platform aimed at filling out visitor experiences beyond lodging offers a closer look at L.A.’s independent fashion …

How to Hack Kayak and Book Your Dream Vacation

Travel search company KAYAK released its 2017 Travel Hacker guide, revealing top and trending destinations—and how to visit them for less.<p>“The …

Why You Should Stay at Disney's Contemporary Hotel

So many choices when planning a Disney vacation, so little time. Price is generally a deciding factor in many decisions during the planning process. …