Brad Shew

23 Flips | 8 Magazines | 7 Likes | @BradShew2016 | Keep up with Brad Shew on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brad Shew”

10 Destinations You Can Visit for Under $25 a Day

<i>By: Meaghan Agnew</i><p><i>Credit: Patryk Kosmider/Shutterstock</i><p>You're one Seamless order away from insolvency, yet the travel bug continues to nibble. So how to wander the planet without worrying about the bottom line? Believe it or not, there are still plenty of global destinations where you can get by on …

What company does your state Google the most?

ONE OF THE COOLEST THINGS about living in a society where virtually everyone uses Google is that it gives us a wealth of information on strange …

Lego

Coming Soon: The Trippy, Retro Chic Store We’re Obsessed With

If a store came to embody the best qualities of a pink neon sign, it'd be Coming Soon.<p>"We feel like we're inhabiting our very own Sesame Street," says <b>Fabiana Faria</b>, who, along with <b>Helena Barquet</b>, opened the retro-fab home décor store Coming Soon on New York's Lower East Side two years ago. The …

A Taste of Charleston: What To Do, Drink, and Eat in 48 Hours

<i>As the plane was lifting from the ground of The Holy City I could still taste the memory of the life-changing biscuits and gravy...</i><p>Upon leaving, I was astounded by the city of Charleston and already fantasizing about returning. The weekend was one filled with southern hospitality and food that I'll …

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

Meditation

ADHD is vastly overdiagnosed and many children are just immature, say scientists

Many children are needlessly prescribed drugs to combat ADHD when they are just immature, a study suggests<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is vastly over-diagnosed with many cases simply immature children who are the youngest in their class, a new study suggests.<p>The term ADHD is …

5 things you need to know about coral reefs and why they need saving

AS A NATURALIST AND ADVENTURER I’ve become an avid SCUBA diver over the past 10 years. Of all the underwater biomes to explore, it’s hard to surpass …

Conservation

Flying with kids: What should etiquette expectations be?

Lizzie Post, the great-great granddaughter of Emily Post, author, and co-host of <i>The Awesome Etiquette Podcast</i><i>,</i> has agreed to weigh in on a few travel …

Parenting

The Best Ways to Stay in Touch on the Road

These apps and services will make sure Mom knows you're safe.<p>It's hard to even imagine the days of sending telegrams: Now, staying connected while you travel just keeps getting easier, and more fun, as technology increasingly enables us to catalog and instantly share our global experiences with …

Spring Break Destinations That Are Off The Beaten Path

Ahhh...March! It's now time to put the puffy jackets, big boots and wool sweaters away and immerse yourself in a thrilling and refreshing Spring Break excursion.<p>Spring Break may be the most anticipated time of the year for college students, but they're not limited to Miami or South Padre Island to …

Three Essential Spring Escapes from San Francisco

New ways to experience the Bay Area this season.<p>The city of San Francisco may boast a temperate climate all year round, but spring is the perfect …

San Francisco

How-To: Get a Sonos-like whole-home speaker setup on a budget

Sonos speakers offer some of the best features in the game, but they come with one drawback: it’s expensive to get the whole-home setup that people love so much. The cheapest speaker, the Sonos Play:1 comes in at $200, while the Play:3 runs $299, and the Play:5 goes for $499. And remember, to get …

Genetic study shows men's height and women's weight drive earning power

For every 2.5 inches in height resulting from a man’s genetics, his annual income increases by nearly £1600, while heavier women lose out on £3000 a year<p>Taller men and slimmer women earn more than those who are shorter and overweight, scientists say.<p>Researchers who have studied the genetics of …

While other pop stars make albums, Kanye is making entertainment software

You will probably never again own a new album by Kanye West. But if it makes you feel better, you can rent his software.<p>You probably won’t be too upset, either, just like when people quickly forgave Bethesda Softworks last November when their blockbuster game, Fallout 4, shipped with a few glitches.<p>…

Victoria’s Secret Models Share Their Favorite Beaches of All Time

After all—who knows beaches better than a Victoria’s Secret Angel?<p>Ever since Victoria’s Secret launched their first Swim Special last year, it’s …

Costa Rica

6 women I’ve had the honour of photographing abroad, and the lasting impressions they’ve left on me

WHEN I TRAVEL, I AM DRAWN TO WOMEN. I love meeting local men, and children, teenagers, stray dogs, and the like, but I find myself like a magnet to …

The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local):<p>4:15 a.m.<p>The head of the U.N. women's agency says the fight for gender …

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review: Samsung's finest get more polished

After years of trafficking in plastic flagships, the glass-and-metal Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge proved Samsung still knew how to make jaw-dropping phones. Ah, but there was a rub -- a few of them, in fact. The expandable memory slots were gone. Neither phone was waterproof. The S6 Edge's flat back and …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Online Life

Taste of New York: How to Recreate a Menu Favorite from Eleven Madison Park

Sample the best of New York from one of the city's most iconic restaurants.<p><i>For some, exploring a new city means tasting every gelato, croissant, taco, or dumpling, and travel plans are made around restaurant reservations. But when jetting out of town isn’t an option, we're here to bring you dishes</i> …

Study finds: Less than 3% of Americans are worth dating

When you’re single, the dating pool always looks weak. But Business Insider recently discovered just how weak it actually is.<p>They used information …

Dating

The 12 best-looking dress shoes you can buy for under $500

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We've covered dress shoes available for under $200 and under $350 before, but if you have the money and are willing to pay a little …