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Prague Walk Vitkov Hill, Zizkov and Karlin

Vitkov Hill, Prague is the site of the Czech National Monument and a statue of Jan Žižka seated on the third largest equestrian statue in the world. …

Brno Bones in Europe’s Second Largest Ossuary

The Catacombs of Paris hold the bones of an estimated 6,000,000 dead. In 2001, the second largest ossuary found in Europe occurred during remodeling …

The End of the Civil War, In Detail

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The ultimate places in the United Kingdom to visit as a couple

ad feature <br>and<p>With the sun making a triumphant return to British shores, some of you will be thinking about disappearing for a few days to make the …

How to Tip: An Etiquette Guide for World Travelers

In order to alleviate awkward stares exchanged at the end of an appointment, taxi ride or other service scenario knowing the local tipping customs …

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.<p>My favorite book is <i>War and Peace.</i><p>And I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, another writer wanting people to think he’s all intellectual and highbrow.”<p>But it really …

Hand Luggage Hacks - Five Genius Packing Tips You Need To Know About

You won’t believe how much you can fit into a carry-on case with these nifty packing secrets.<p>If you want to reduce the time you need to spend at the …

Why You Should Not Retire Now

Many people wait a lifetime to be able to quit spending the majority of their waking time at work, and for some, the idea of delaying retirement for one more day is inconceivable. Yet there are some good reasons why you might want to think about working a bit longer rather than retiring right now. …

How Much Money Would You Need to Retire Right Now?

*Assuming you're debt-free, really good at investing, and don't mind living like a monk.<p>At some point, we've all fantasized about quitting our jobs to do whatever we want until we die. I've asked myself a lot, "How much money would I have to save to do that<i>right now</i>?" The answer is actually kind of …

10 Europe road trips that should be on your bucket list

The next time you head to Europe, consider applying the classic American road trip formula to your vacation abroad. Hitting the road in Europe is a great way to get off the beaten tourist path and spontaneously discover small villages, regional cuisine and friendly locals. And you’ll surely find …

Where will my retirement income come from?

Fidelity believes that savings should generate about 45% of an investor's preretirement, pretax income.<p>Have you ever found yourself lost when …

Tuscany, Italy: travel guide and places to visit

• Italy guide<br>• Tuscany<p>Visit Tuscany<p>Tuscany is perhaps the best region of Italy to visit if you want an introduction to the charms of the country, with …

12 ways retirees spend their newfound free time

<b>Relaxing in retirement.</b><p>Retirees enjoy seven to eight hours of leisure time per day, according to 2015 data from the American Time Use Survey. They use their newfound free time in a variety of ways, including taking up new hobbies, relaxing at home and lingering over daily activities. Here's how …

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10 Retirement Mistakes Baby Boomers Are Making

In a recent post, I wrote about five financial mistakes that I’ve seen Baby Boomers make time and again. The upside? New tools are making it easier than ever to avoid these missteps.<p>But beyond the five mistakes that made it onto the original list (which are summarized in the infographic below), …

3 Awful Reasons to Take Social Security at 67

Many Social Security experts suggest waiting well beyond the earliest claiming age of 62 to take your retirement benefits. There can be good reasons to wait on Social Security, and for those who were born in 1960 or later, the full retirement age of 67 is a reasonable target to shoot for. Yet in …

How to retire without regrets

By Rodney Brooks<p>, Columnist<p>Many of us look back at those wasted years of our youth and wish we had done at least a few things differently.<p>That’s been proven in a recent survey by Allianz Life Insurance Co., which said 32 percent of those polled say they regret major life choices. The biggest …

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9 Tips for a Financially Successful Retirement

With the right savings and investing strategy, a successful retirement is within reach. Here are some ideas to discuss with a financial advisor to …

Claiming Social Security At 70 May Not Be As Smart As You Think

Image source: Getty Images.<p>If you're debating the pros and cons of claiming Social Security early or late, you're not alone. Deciding when to begin receiving your Social Security benefits is one of the most important (and difficult) decisions facing retirees. Is it smarter to wait to claim so that …

Pilot Captures Incredible Thunderstorm Photo from 37,000 Feet

If you’re less-than-impressed with lightning captured at 240fps by an iPhone 6 Plus, then let this photo act as our apology. Captured from 37,000 …

Laremy Tunsil: Twitter hack could cost him millions after pot video goes viral

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's turning out to be a very expensive bong hit -- and a harsh reminder of the perils of social media -- for Laremy Tunsil.<p>The University of Mississippi offensive tackle -- an early favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft -- slipped to No. 13 after a video emerged of him smoking …

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The Hitler Myth

Historic attachments to heroic leadership combined with a mastery of propaganda techniques to mesmerise Germany into acceptance of the charismatic …

Here's why you can't actually be a vegetarian

In case you’ve forgotten the section on the food web from high school biology, here’s a quick refresher.<p>Plants make up the base of every food chain …

Norwegian Air May Soon Offer Even Cheaper Flights to Europe

Norwegian Air has tentatively won approval from U.S. regulators to start ultra-cheap flights across the pond.<p>Flying ultra-cheap to Europe may soon get a whole lot easier: Norwegian Air, after a two-year battle, tentatively gained a requisite stamp of approval from U.S. regulators to offer extremely …

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Shakespeare First Folio discovered on Scottish island

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1236000/1236455_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403949_2b62c3a374bf39dadbf0dfaeb9ae8b44<p><b>A copy of Shakespeare's First Folio, one of the most sought-after books in the world, has been discovered in a stately home on a Scottish island.</b><p>This …

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This Is What Good Friday Really Means

In an increasingly diverse Christian community, there is much ambivalence toward Good Friday. Many argue correctly that Easter—not Good Friday—is the …

Mystery of long-lost tugboat solved in the waters off Farallones

The shipwrecks of San Francisco Bay<p>The U.S. Navy’s seagoing tug Conestoga sailed out the Golden Gate into a fierce spring gale 95 years ago Friday, bound for Hawaii, and was never seen again.<p>No one knew what happened to the vessel or its 56-man crew, or where it was lost — until government …

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Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …