Brian Garoutte

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Why there's a statue of a fearless girl facing Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

Wall Street visitors and tourists will notice a new addition if they're walking down Broadway in New York this week. About 20 feet across from the famous Charging Bull statue — a symbol of Wall Street's strength and might that has loomed over the street since 1989 — a bronze statue of a girl stands …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

Chinese Banking Dominates Top Of FORBES Global 2000

These Chinese companies ranked the highest on the FORBES Global 2000, a list based on a composite score from equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value. Banking behemoths ICBC, China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China maintain their grip on the top three …

Pokemon Go team leaders' names revealed, Eevee evolution trick confirmed

​Pokemon Go has already taken over San Diego Comic-Con, and whether you are on Team Mystic, Team Valor or Team Instinct, we now have new details on the future of the game from Sunday's Hall H panel.<p>John Hanke, chief executive officer of Niantic Labs who's responsible for getting Pokemon Go on your …

This image showing the history of Hollywood beauty is actually really sad

It’s no secret that Hollywood’s been dealing with a diversity problem. During Oscars season for the past two years, when the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite …

Planning a week in Iceland ?

We have just a couple of weeks before we leave for our trip to Iceland. This is a trip that I have been dreaming about and planning for the last few months. I haven't even finished up some of my travelogues from last summer but I'm excited to write this planning post for Iceland. Like most other …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

How London became Britain's capital has been revealed for the first time

A brutal blood-soaked bid to wipe London off the map was a key factor that led to the city first emerging as Britain's capital.<p>New archaeological …

22 Unreal Destinations That Will Make You Want to Take a Gap Year

If these places don't give you wanderlust, nothing will.<p>While heading from high school right into college is the typical path for most people, it's not always the right option for everyone. Live a little! A gap year can be the perfect opportunity to unwind from the stress of a hectic school …

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

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Dell: The going rate for a hacker to break into a Gmail account is $130

Dell says this information was gathered by two intelligence analysts from the company's CISO INTEL Team, who tracked hackers on a number of underground hacker forums and marketplaces scattered across the globe.<p>The report focuses on markets in the Russian underground as well as English-based …

Social Security

16 things about the Islands of Tahiti you won’t understand until you go

1. Tahiti is just one island. There are 117 others…<p>There are 118 different islands and atolls that make up The Islands of Tahiti, many of which are …

8 practical ways I’ve built my life and career on travel

I turn 26 this month and have been to nearly 50 countries, worked professionally in over a dozen of those over a period of 3 years, and gone …

Employment

How to get unlimited flights for under $2,000

If you want to spend a month jet-setting around the U.S. as often as you like -- for the cost of one first-class plane ticket — a host of new …

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

National Parks

World Press Photo Awards Top Images of 2015

27 of the strangest pick-up lines from around the world

IT’S VALENTINE’S DAY, AND IF you don’t have a date by now, you might be starting to make plans for next year. And hey, why not try that …

Consumer and retail news: 10 things you need to know today

Gap Inc. announced yet another month of poor results today. A reason to blame for this consistent struggle could be social media.<p>The 82-year-old creative director and designer of Chanel, Fendi, and his namesake brand is reportedly at the center of an investigation by French authorities for …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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