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Cheaper, lighter “solar tarps” could be an alternative to Tesla’s solar roofs

An Alternative to Solar Panels<p>Tesla’s Solar Roof is very enticing if you’re looking to transition to solar power, but want to maintain the style and …

3 Ways to Travel the World for Free Through Entrepreneurship

You can see the world and maybe even make a couple of bucks while enjoying the journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traveling the world and experiencing new cultures and ways of life is a dream of many human beings. The thrill of an airplane lifting off, the …

13 Ways To Make Money While Travelling That Actually Work

You could get used to working in this office<p>Let’s talk about “The Dream.” We may have different ideas about what it is, but we have one thing in …

Selling

A New Gravity Theory Might Finally Explain Dark Matter

The universe is a weird, wild place.<p>The theory of gravity gets a little weird in a few spots in our universe. One of those spots is the outer edges …

Google's mini radar can identify virtually any object

Google's Project Soli radar technology is useful for much more than controlling your smartwatch with gestures. University of St. Andrews scientists have used the Soli developer kit to create RadarCat, a device that identifies many kinds of objects just by getting close enough. Thanks to machine …

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

Lithuania issues updated Russian invasion advice booklets

<b>Lithuania has updated its civil defence booklet telling citizens what to do in the event of a Russian invasion.</b><p>It includes large sections on survival techniques and warns that Russia would not hesitate to use military force against its neighbours.<p>Tens of thousands of copies of the 75-page guide …

Russia

Drone pilots gather on NYC island for racing championship

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Brennan is training to be a pilot in the Air Force, yet this weekend he'll be vying to be top gun at the National Drone Racing …

Drones

Sterling Corporate Bond Spreads Slip Below U.S. After Bank of England Sledgehammer

Concerned about sterling bond issuance, the Bank wants to reduce spreads, and it seems to be working already<p>Without having yet bought a single corporate bond, the announcement of the Bank of England’s plan to do so is already having the desired effect. One of the aims of the program is to …

Bank of England

Gary Vaynerchuk: All Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Without these five traits, you're going to struggle to succeed as a founder, Vaynerchuk warns.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, where do you start?<p>It's a sensible enough question to consider, but when a curious user asked essentially this of the community on question-and-answer site Quora, …

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

Shout at an elephant, stare out a lion but NEVER make eye contact with a leopard: How to survive attacks from the world's most dangerous animals

• <b>A lion will often 'mock charge' by stopping before it reaches you - don't run</b>• <b><br>Your best bet to escape an attacking buffalo is sprint to a tree and</b> …

Survivalism

The Ultimate Guide to the British Countryside

England may not boast the best beaches or reliable weather, but it does possess a pretty exquisite countryside. From endless rolling hills to cobblestone streets, there is so much of the country's landscape to explore. Here, BAZAAR.com's ultimate guide to the British Countryside.<p>England may not …

England

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

42 mouthwatering foods everyone should try in Japan

From Japanese-style barbecue to hibachi, Japanese cuisine has a huge diversity of regional and seasonal dishes. Plus, the Japanese diet — generally healthy and light — is sometimes credited with longevity.<p>Here are the 42 best dishes to try in Japan.

The world's cheapest (and most expensive) beaches

Beach bums in search of a bargain could do far worse than head to Vietnam, new research has suggested.<p>When it comes to the cost of food, drinks and an all-important bottle of sunscreen, the country’s beaches are the world’s cheapest, according to the second annual Beach Price Index – a survey of …

Ski Cortina: resort guide

There is nowhere quite like Cortina. A famous racing town and host of the 1956 Olympics, it certainly has some serious skiing. But it is also Italy’s most fashionable resort, and many visitors take their lunching and early-evening parading/shopping more seriously than their skiing. The result is …

Las Vegas for foodies: top 10 new gourmet restaurants in Sin City

Hungry epicures have been singing 'Viva Las Vegas' for the past decade as the decadent spread of this neon-lit city moved from steakhouses and buffets to celebrity-chef destinations. That trend has continued as a slew of eateries offering adventurous cuisine have opened recently.<p>Some serve the …

21 new World Heritage Listed places to add to your bucket list

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, …

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

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Frequent-flyer Programs

Why I Ditch Extra Gear and Travel Light as a Photographer

Ditching extraneous gear pays dividends when you’re traveling — and not only the ones you might expect.<p>Suppose you’re booked for a photo shoot in a …

Airplane Tickets Are Cheapest During The Week

Everyone wants to jet set around the world, but there's one thing holding us back.<p>Airline tickets are ridiculously expensive these days. Add in the …

Air Travel

Snowden designed an iPhone case: Guess what it does

The NSA whistleblower is presenting a new gadget at the MIT Media Lab that'll keep your iPhone from spying on you.<p>Edward Snowden and noted hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang plan to present a design for a new personal security device at the MIT Media Lab on Thursday. According to Wired, the device is a …

Surveillance

This Magical Hotel Is The Only Way To Experience The Swiss Alps

If you're a minimalist, of course.<p>When it comes to minimalism, this hotel takes the cake: It has no walls, no roof and no bathroom either (don't worry: there's one 10 miles down the road). But what The Null Stern Hotel <i>does</i> offer is a prime location 6,463 feet above sea level in the mountains of …

Driven to distraction: the Norway road trip where cool design meets dramatic scenery

Vertigo-inducing viewing platforms, island-hopping bridges, and some of the funkiest toilet facilities in the northern hemisphere: these are just a sample of the design flourishes that Norway’s National Tourist Routes programme (NTR) has introduced across the country over the past 15 years. Add to …

European Travel

30 Must-Do Adventures in California

It's no secret that California is home to some incredible outdoor destinations. From the serrated ridge lines of the High Sierra to the gargantuan …

20 Surreal Places to Travel In America Even The Locals May Not Have Explored

Most people think you need to leave the country in order to see all the beautiful places in life. However, that couldn’t be more untrue. You don’t …

National Parks

The Travel Bucket List You Need Before Starting a Family

Firstly, let us preface this by saying travel is absolutely achievable with children in tow, albeit a little stressful. Some families take their …

The Best Barbecue Grill Is … Actually a Smoker

On our extended hunt for the best, not-too-massive city grill, we called up Myron Mixon, the winningest man in barbecue (he’s the four-time Grand …

BBQ