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Every Country’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

There are two types of travelers: those who want to hit up the most popular tourist attractions of their intended destination, and those who would …

How to Hack Your Gut Bacteria So You Can Lose Weight and Fight Disease

Here’s everything you could possibly want to know about your microbiome<p>“Microbiome” is a buzzword that’s taken over the nutrition world in the last few years.<p>No, it’s not that Pauly Shore movie from the 1990s. (That’s <i>Bio-Dome</i>.) Microbiome refers to the vast and complex populations of bacteria that …

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There Is A Magical Little Town In Holland Where The Streets Are Made Of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

To Beat City Heat, Use an 'Ice Battery'

Can thermal storage break the urban air-conditioning feedback loop?<p>Famously, Americans are the world’s most extravagant consumers of artificial cooling: We use more electricity for air-conditioning than the entire continent of Africa uses for, well, everything. And as global heat records keep …

These Are the World’s Top 10 Searched Holiday Destinations

A new study by teflSearch has found where everyone on the planet would like to holiday most. What’s interesting is that Kiwis and Australians both …

The World's Largest Building Will be a 'Gigafactory'

Tesla Motors is building the largest building in the world to house an ambitious battery factory, called the "Gigafactory," in the Nevada desert. It will be three times the size of Central Park.<p>Why? Tesla's goal is to double the worlds' production of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to power …

How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …

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Deep Web Search Engines, Dark Net or Dark Web & Onion

Google is known as the best Search Engine, and it is also known as the best crawler that indexes web pages quicker that any other search engine, like …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

The new green grid: utilities deploy ‘virtual power plants’

Yale Environment 360: By linking together networks of energy-efficient buildings, solar installations, and batteries, a growing number of companies in the US and Europe are helping utilities reduce energy demand at peak hours and supply targeted areas with renewably generated electricity<p>The tens of …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road …

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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.

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Best foods to reboot your body

Chocolate ice cream and deep-dish pizza may be more appealing than kale and almonds, but we usually feel bloated and sluggish after eating fatty, greasy foods.<p>What about foods that are both yummy and make us feel happier and more energetic?<p>In an interview in the blog Well + Good, Siggi Hilmarsson, …

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How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

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12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Pokemon Go maps will show you where to catch the rarest species

Pokemon Go is well on its way to becoming a global cultural phenomenon. The competitive aspects of the game have users aggressively seeking out the best and the brightest Pokemon combatants to join their team. As a result, a lot of research is going into identifying where exactly these rare breeds …

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Mentat will apply for jobs on your behalf and guarantee you get an interview

Did you know nowadays there are more people who dislike their jobs than like them?<p>While there was once a time where the vast majority of Americans were happy with their current job, now anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of employees are dissatisfied with their current position.<p>Combine that statistic …

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27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Bang & Olufsen's H6 are my new benchmark for portable headphones

Credit where it's due: it was Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper and Overcast, that first alerted me to the existence of a second generation of B&O's already well liked and reviewed H6 headphones. He recently crowned this second gen "the new headphone king" of his portable headphones mega-review, …

The Top Islands in Hawaii

Here’s how the various spots for sun, sand, and surf stack up with T+L readers in this year’s World’s Best Awards.<p>California natives can look smug …

A Doctor's Top 5 Foods For Better Sleep (Including Almond Butter!)

<i>Ellen Vora, M.D., is a holistic psychiatrist practicing with Frank Lipman, M.D., at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC. This week, we're</i> …

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This Magical App Lets You Skip Through Airport Customs For Free

No Global Entry needed. How did we never know about this?!<p>We all know the line at airport customs can be painfully long. And most travelers know they can skip the line by enrolling in the Global Entry program for a $100 application fee.<p>But most of us <i>weren't</i> told that there's an app that lets …

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6 Adam Sandler Movies That Were Actually Really Good

Grown Ups is not one of them. Neither is Jack and Jill.<p>Adam Sandler has been nominated for a ginormous 22 Razzie awards, the Anti-Oscars that celebrate the absolute worst in film. He's really stepped up a gear recently, too, securing nominations for five years running. Hey, he's nothing if not …

To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.<p>Exercising about four hours after you learn something can improve how well you remember it, according to a small study published in the journal Current …

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Microsoft defines "big data," and how it fits in with Excel | On MSFT

Many business teams have defined the term “big data” very differently amongst themselves. However, Microsoft has shared a new blog post explaining …

7 stunning and affordable travel destinations

Slide 1 of 9<p>If your last few vacations have been to the local beach, it’s time to mix things up. And you don’t have to pay big bucks for a getaway …

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