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America's Best Cities for Fall Travel (PHOTOS)

Even bears prefer Chicago during the autumn.<p>"It's cooler, the trees on Michigan Avenue are turning colors, and it's a great time to visit Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos," says Lillian Polz, the head of a Chicago marketing firm. "The animals that were lethargic during the summer -- like the bears …

“Transformers”: Robot warriors of the Tea Party attack

Once a defense of the war on terror, Michael Bay’s robot franchise mirrors the GOP’s decline into paranoid whining<p>There’s a general feeling of distress and bewilderment to “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” Michael Bay’s latest inflated, interminable and incoherent 3-D saga of robot warfare. At …

Soundhawk's earpiece lets you pick exactly what you want to hear

Just don’t call it a hearing aid<p>Would you wear a hearing aid if you didn't really need one? Say you could hear perfectly — or at least very well — and there was something that could dramatically and selectively improve your hearing in noisy places, like a crowded bar or restaurant. Would you do it …

Where Are the Best Places to Celebrate the Summer Solstice?

<i>A:</i><p>Besides vampires, maybe, who doesn’t like celebrating on the longest day of sunlight of the year? Anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere that beer is sold and friends can be found pretty much suffices as a party venue. However, if you want a once-in-a-lifetime summer solstice experience on June 21, …

Where Can I Find the Best Boozy Ice Cream in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>What’s better than ice cream? It’s not a purely rhetorical question. The answer? Grown-up ice cream, spiked with wine, beer, and spirits. As the summer heat cranks to high, head to one of these regional ice cream spots for a shot of cool, creamy delight.<p>Cayuga Lake Creamery<p><b>Interlaken, New York</b><br>Set …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Best of Montana in Spring: Scenic Drives and Trails

Strap in and get ready for a breathtaking driving experience across a blooming landscape in Big Sky Country.<p><b>Detour to Terry</b><p>About 600 people live in the Prairie County seat of Terry, and chances are good you’ll meet quite a few of them during a visit. “Terry is a small town with a big heart,” says …

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The Dragon's Back and beyond: the best hikes in Hong Kong

You’d be forgiven for thinking that hiking isn’t among the must-try activities in Hong Kong – that the only place you’ll cop an eyeful of green is in Yau Ma Tei’s Jade Market. But a quick look at a map tells a different story: the territory is mostly painted in swathes of emerald and azure, fringed …

“Borgman” is a deeply disturbing look at the dark side of suburbia

A mysterious drifter disrupts the not-so-perfect family in a cult horror-thriller with shades of Haneke and Bergman<p>European culture contains an appetite for self-destruction that is highly specific, and can look a little baffling from this side of the Atlantic. America’s death wish, after all, is …

The 10 Best BBQ Joints In America

The U.S. is a smorgasbord of the finest BBQ joints, engulfing all styles from sweet and saucy to simple and smoky.<p>TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, set out to find the <i>c</i> <i>rème de la crème</i> of restaurants serving up low-and-slow cooked meats. It came out with a list of the 10 best BBQ joints …

We Found All The Doors To The Underworld Just So You Can Avoid Them

Death can be a scary thing to talk about, but finding the actual door to the underworld might be an even scarier feat! Just to make sure you never have to worry about stumbling into unexpected satanic passages on vacation, we've located some of the ways to get to the afterlife so that you can …

Nine U.S. fringe festivals worth checking out | CNN Travel

25 Huge Trends That Will Make People Billions Of Dollars

Recently, investing gadfly James Altucher posted a "cheat sheet" for what you should be doing with your money that spotlighted a handful of "demographic trends" that investors could get behind.<p>We wanted to expand on that handful to a full-blown list of all the technologies out there that are poised …

The 12 Most Awesome Hostels In The World

When you're sick of those run-of-the-mill hostels where the most exciting thing on the brochure is Spaghetti Wednesdays, you know it's time for a shakeup.<p>Book one of these unique, weird and just plain offbeat hostel experiences, and your 26-person sleepover will never feel the same again.<p><b>Lock a</b> …

The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

DailyThem.es Wants To Make English Writing Practice Fun

DailyThem.es is a social writing platform that wants to help English learners improve their language skills in an enjoyable and non-intimidating way. The concept behind the site is simple. Each day, users are encouraged to write 100 words about any subject they want, and then exchange feedback with …

How Can I Learn Skills For A New Field Without Going Back To College?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and cofounder of General Assembly Matthew O. Brimer tackle this week’s question about how to break into graphic design without dropping thousands on a degree.<p>Some people know what they want to be when they grow up and stick with it for their entire lives, but for most …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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Play-i Is Building An Ecosystem For Its Robots To Teach Coding

Play-i, a company behind two robots called Bo and Yana that aim to teach programming to children as young as five years old, is keen on building up a robust ecosystem that covers software and even educational material for schools.<p>This means other than building the hardware, the company is also …

Professor destroys corporate American attitudes in 2 mins

HOW CAN anyone defend what is so obviously wrong? And it’s happening right in front of our noses. How much longer will people put up with it?<p>Robert …

Unforgiven (Yurusarezaru mono) review – Japan pays homage to Clint Eastwood

Westerns have traditionally borrowed from Japanese legend (<i>The Magnificent Seven</i> reworking <i>Seven Samurai</i> etc) so now it's time to repay the compliment with this handsome translation of Clint Eastwood's Oscar-winner from Korean-Japanese film-maker Lee Sang-il. Set on the northernmost island of Japan …

Ireland: Plebeian to Posh

Visiting Ireland can be either a high-end or budget experience, and I decided to combine the two for a wonderfully innovative journey to reconnect with my Irish roots.<p>Ireland presents delightful possibilities for a variety of travel styles. Couples, single people, old and young -- everyone can …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

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Three Dream Stays in South America

Whether you’re exploring the Galápagos or visiting glaciers, South America is just the place to unplug from routine life.<p><b>Consider staying at one of these lodges for a truly unforgettable nature experience:</b><p><i>■</i> <b>Galápagos Safari Camp:</b> Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador <b></b>(<i>from $500, including meals and …

Teenage – review

The standard view of "teenagers" is that they came into being after the second world war, along with James Dean and Marlon Brando. But like Jon Savage's fiercely readable and exhaustively researched source book (subtitled <i>The Creation of Youth: 1875-1945</i>), Matt Wolf's film goes further back into the …

It’s Cold!

I know nothing about blizzards. I know very little about multiple feet of snow. Cold wind? I can’t even. Freezing rain!? Are you for serious?<p>I have …

Six ways to experience Stockholm

From crafts and medieval architecture to haute cuisine and cocktails, enjoy the very best of Stockholm with <i>Lonely Planet Magazine</i>'s guide.<p>Experience Scandinavia’s design capital<p>From the upmarket stores of Östermalm to the jumbled bric-a-brac shops of Upplandsgatan, this is a city that has style …

10 Best Travel Products of 2013

Whether you're still looking for the perfect holiday gift or just rewarding yourself for surviving the season, you'll find inspiration with these 10 travel products that were rated the highest by our reviewers in 2013.<p><b>Scrubba Wash Bag</b><p>Hand wash your clothes in three minutes or less with the Scrubba …

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