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What to stream on HBO, Hulu, Amazon, Netflix and Showtime in February

Snowed in? S'no problem (sorry). Avoid the snow and slush by staying in with the best new titles coming to streaming next month.<p>HBO<p><b>Top Pick: Last</b> …

Entertainment

A MILLENNIAL'S GUIDE TO CORD-CUTTING: How to ditch your $100 monthly cable bill forever and still watch everything you want

The last time I actually had cable was when I lived in a dorm at college in 2011. But I still watch everything you watch, when you watch it. I just don't pay the $100 monthly cable bill.<p>I don't pay for cable because it's expensive, and if you move every year (like a lot of young people in New York …

5 Amazing Adventures For Your Southeast Asia Bucket List

Southeast Asia is an adventure traveler's dream destination. You can eat like a king for a few bucks, explore unbelievable landscapes, and see remnants of some of the planet's most ancient civilizations. Check out our list of 5 Must-Do Adventures in Southeast Asia and book your flight today!<p>1. Hike …

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

A Perfect Weekend in San Francisco For $25 A Day

Ignore those depressing headlines about how expensive San Francisco has become (both for renters and travelers)--there's still plenty to do on a budget in this constantly evolving city. By sticking to one neighborhood each day, you'll save on transportation costs and allow yourself more time to …

Lost Island of Ancient Greece Discovered in Aegean Sea

Archaeologists think they may have found the city of Kane, site of a major battle between Athens and Sparta during the Peloponnesian war.<p>An international team of archaeologists and geophysicists believe they have discovered a lost island in the eastern Aegean that was once home to the ancient city …

The best wireless exercise headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After considering a total of 145 sport-specific headphones and testing 82 of the best-reviewed options, our experts agreed that the JLab Epic Bluetooth is the …

Consumer Tech

Israeli archaeologists uncover stunning 1,700-year-old mosaic

Archaeologists in Israel are showing off a newly-discovered 1,700-year old mosaic this week.<p>The Roman-era mosaic was excavated in central Israeli city of Lod between June and November 2014 by a team of archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority. The discovery was made during the building …

The new reality for the streaming music industry: go big or go home

Spotify and Pandora know they have to grow beyond their current business model or perish<p>Yesterday afternoon Pandora announced it was acquiring Rdio, or at least its tech and talent, while the service and CEO were put out to pasture in a bankruptcy. This morning, Spotify made a much smaller, …

This Is What The Inside Of A $53 Million Jet Looks Like

<i>By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photos: Embraer)</i><p>To step inside the Embraer Lineage 1000E is to enter a world of among the finest amenities money can buy--and the Federal Aviation Administration will allow. At $53 million, this private jet--which was unveiled earlier this year at Geneva's …

Rosslyn Chapel remains reburied in church grounds

<b>Human remains discovered during maintenance work at a historic church in Midlothian have been reburied in its grounds.</b><p>The remains of three skeletons were found inside Rosslyn Chapel when work to the heating system required floor slabs to be lifted.<p>Radiocarbon dating of two of the skeletons …

Will This Company Save Wi-Fi or Destroy It?

John Dooley has a machine that he takes everywhere he goes. He’s carried it with him down country lanes in Vermont, into the middle of the Mojave …

The inventor of light-based ‘Li-Fi’ Internet has completed the first working prototype

Back in 2011, during a TED Talk in Scotland, professor Harald Haas introduced a revolutionary idea to the world: what if a wireless Internet system …

Internet of Things

8 U.S. National Parks You Need to See in Your Lifetime

Photo by the National Park Service<p>The Grand Canyon<p>Escape the crowds and get to the core of these magnificent national treasures.<p>The trick to a …

17 Reasons To Drop Everything And Go To Molokai

It's about time you got to know the "Friendly Island."<p>Of the eight major Hawaiian islands, Maui, Oahu, and Kauai hog most of the attention.<p>But just because they'd win a popularity contest doesn't mean these islands should be any higher on your bucket list. In fact, Molokai, also known as the …

10 Epic Places You Can Visit On A Budget

Wanderlust knows no wallets. 💸<p>Traveling on the cheap doesn't have to mean seedy motels and a road trip across the U.S. (Though trust us, that's not a bad plan at all.)<p>But for the wanderluster who wants to go somewhere <i>truly</i> epic, there are a number of options you're probably failing to consider. …

The father of Egyptology suffered a tragic death after deciphering the Rosetta Stone

A mystery surrounds the death of a 19 th century Frenchman who unraveled a great mystery—the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Jean-Francois Champollion …

YouTube Red is Google's ad-free subscription video service

Google is finally taking the wraps off of its long-rumored subscription video service at an event in Los Angeles today. YouTube Red is a $9.99 monthly subscription that'll include everything on YouTube without ads, as well as variety of other content. But most importantly, YouTube Red gives you …

YouTube Red

What Wiped Out Three Quarters of Ancient Greece?

One of the great early civilizations collapsed in a mere fifty years, with 75% of the population disappearing a century later. What the hell happened …

Ancient History

Ancient cities and the Norman conquest

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill examines the rise of Athens and Rome, while David Bates visits one of the Normans’ most important castles<p>Classical historian …

British History

Ancient princess was no Barbie

The woman’s remains and the grave goods she was buried with — which includes finely crafted pots and bowls — will soon be put on display in the …

This Ancient British Monument Was 10 Times Bigger Than Stonehenge

PEWSEY VALE, England<p>As they excavate the site, archaeologists search for clues about what caused an “insane” building boom in Stone Age Britain.<p>The sheer size of Marden Henge makes it hard to notice from the ground, even when you’re standing in the middle of it.<p>Its massive earthen berms, once ten …

Archaeology

Where the cave dwellers once lived

As Turkey’s audacious llisu Dam approaches completion, the ancient settlement of Hasankeyf looks set to lose thousands of years of history underwater.<p>Cradling a baby goat in his arms, my driver, Mourad, crouched next to me on the bank of the mighty Tigris River. All around us in the shade of …

The Real Lives of the Gladiators of Rome – The Unfathomable Sport of Life and Death

Roman gladiators are some of the most iconic characters in history and have defined how we think of entertainment in ancient Rome. Their portrayal in …