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10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 17, 2015)

The Daily Edition was filled with diverse stories this week, from the Ashley Madison hack, to the FDA‘s approval of “Female Viagra” and an increased spotlight on immigration. Read our top picks from the week that was.<p>1. 7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak – MarketWatch, Priya</b> …

Articles about 5 rooms provisioned salvaged furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration.<p>A well-designed living room is welcoming, comfortable, and personal.<p>Dutch designer Piet Boon's first major multi-residential project in the US arrives at 404 Park Avenue South, and Dwell has an...<p>Custom woodwork …

The Week in Review: Most Livable Cities Report Reflects Global Issues

Melbourne, Australia, topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) list of most livable cities for the fifth year running earlier this week. Rounding out the top five were, in order: Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, and Adelaide, Australia, and Calgary, Canada, tied for fifth.<p>A noteworthy finding was …

Jet.com CEO: We May Have the Lowest Prices, but Many Shoppers Can't Figure That Out

Some brands have asked Jet not to show fully discounted prices. That has led to shopper confusion.<p>Jet.com may have the lowest prices on the Web, but a lot of people who visit the site still don’t realize it.<p>That is something CEO Marc Lore acknowledged when asked about confusion among people who …

eCommerce

Photos of New Orleans Ruins on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina ravaging the city of New Orleans. Photographer Seph Lawless was recently commissioned by <i>The</i> …

New Orleans

5 Topics for…Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina made landfall nearly 10 years ago. The deadly storm killed approximately 1,800 people, displaced more than 400,000 residents and cost billions in property damage. The effects of the natural disaster are still felt in the areas hardest hit, including parts of Florida, Louisiana, …

Court sides with U.S. government over NSA metadata collection program

<i>WASHINGTON (Reuters, Lawrence Hurley)</i> – A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge’s ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has since been amended by Congress.<p>The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of …

Avid Life Media CEO Noel Biderman Exits Company Following Ashley Madison Hack

Avid Life Media CEO Noel Biderman is stepping down, the company announced this morning. Avid Life Media, or ALM, operates the dating site for cheaters, Ashley Madison, which was affected by a massive hack that exposed the account details of 37 million users, along with sensitive company information …

Ashley Madison

Spectacular Installation of 100,000 Illuminated Balloons Float Inside of London Market

From August 27 to September 27, the 19th Century Market Building in London's Covent Garden is home to 100,000 giant white balloons, an installation aptly titled <i>Heartbeat</i>. This awe-inspiring display is the work of French artist Charles Ptillon–his first public art installation–and it stretches 54 …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

NYC cabs will test app-based system to challenge Uber

Around 7,000 NYC cabs are currently beta testing a new e-hail app called Arro, which the industry hopes can help it get back the customers it's lost to Uber. Arro isn't the first hailing app for cabs -- it actually works quite similarly to Uber -- but the startup believes it can do better than its …

16 Films To Inspire Your Next Getaway

From the rolling hills of Irelandto the City of Lights.<p>Summer may be coming to an end, but our wanderlust remains in full effect. Here, the ultimate movie travel-envy that will have you immediately buying that one-way ticket and jetting across the globe.

5 Topics for…Burning Man

Only a few days left until the gates open for Burning Man, a week-long, free-spirited event in the Nevada desert. This year, 70,000 people are expected to frolick on the playa, a harsh white plain where participants endure heat and dust storms for the sake of community, camaraderie, hedonism, art, …

10 Notable Burning Man Attendees

When you imagine the kind of people who attend Burning Man, probably what comes to mind are images of half-naked ravers and performance artists wearing extravagant costumes, complete with moon boots and goggles. But the weeklong music/meditation/arts festival also attracts a number of notable …

Photos Taken on Empty Los Angeles Freeways in the Dead of Night

A decade ago, photographer Matt Logue started creating unusual photos of Los Angeles by using Photoshop to remove all the cars and people from the …

Photography

Pictures of the Week 8.27.15

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Hoarding Is Making Firefighting Harder

The rise of compulsive junk-collection means more people will perish while trapped amid their stuff.<p>As Lieutenant Gordon Ambelas tore through the burning Brooklyn high-rise in search of victims last July, he fought back not only smoke and flames, but junk.<p>The apartment's resident had stashed piles …

Elevate Your Fall Wardrobe with These Dreamy Brocade Pieces

It’s really quite simple to take on a trend. Just follow this smart advice from <i>InStyle</i>’s Cindy Weber-Cleary.<p>Each product we feature has been …

fashion

13 Times Celebrities Prove that a White Tee and Jeans Is the Ultimate Off-Duty Uniform

January Jones<p>Jones perfected the tee-and-jeans combo when she stepped out in a white tee casually half-tucked into a pair of cuffed jeans. But she …

Clothing

Team USA Retooling for Giant Robot Duel vs. Japan

They need your (and Arnold Schwarzenegger's) help<p>Preparations are underway for the U.S. vs. Japan giant robot fighting match. As you probably …

Robotics

Four suspects arrested in death of 71 migrants found in abandoned truck

A truck found abandoned on an Austrian highway contained the bodies of 71 migrants, including four children, and four suspects in the case have been arrested in Hungary, said Austrian and Hungarian authorities on Friday.<p>The dead appear likely at this point to have been Syrian refugees and to have …

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A German sailor was hospitalized with a nasty skin infection after competing in Rio's filthy Olympic venue

Here is the full statement, roughly translated from German:<p>I have never in my life had inflammation in the legs. Never! I assume that I got it in the test regatta. The polluter is probably the Marina da Gloria, in the unrestrained sewage flow. In the future, we will make sure that we are relatively …

Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train

A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.<p>Local lore says a German train filled with gold, gems and armaments went missing around the city of …

Daily Edition Travel Gets Boost from Lonely Planet

Planning your next vacation is the perfect way to avoid the end of summer blues, and The Daily Edition is here to help. Over the next four weeks, Friday’s Daily Edition travel section will feature the work of expert travelers and writers from Lonely Planet. The largest guide book publisher in the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat generated just $3.1 million in revenue last year.</b> That's according to leaked financial documents obtained by Gawker.<p><b>2. Uber allegedly hired a convicted murderer who applied to be a driver with a fake name.</b> A complaint filed by the San Francisco District Attorney's office claims there …

4 Pro Hair Tips That Make Braiding Easy

Not everyone is born with a knack for hairstyling. While some of you mastered the fishtail long ago and are moving onto intricate updos, most of us are *still* trying to figure out those French-braided side bangs. But if ever there was a time to buckle down and hone those plaiting skills, it’s now. …