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How to time your flights to get the cheapest fare from the US

Good luck finding cheap airfare from the United States in the summer, but there are still a few deals to be had if you know where to look.<p>The travel and tourism industries are inherently seasonal. Broadly speaking, travel is more expensive in summer and less expensive in winter. But choosing the …

Flying

4 Metabolic Finishers That Will Destroy Fat

End your workout with these and your belly stands no chance<p>Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN <i>New Day</i> and a 44-year-old father of three, recently packed on 10 pounds of <b>muscle</b> in 90 days. One of his secrets: these super fast, high-intensity metabolic finishers. They’re inspired by Cuomo’s favorite …

'Horizon' could be 2016's most beautiful video game

Gallery: 'Horizon' could be 2016's most beautiful video game<p>Gallery: 'Horizon' could be 2016's most beautiful video game<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>E3 defines the …

Stone Age

Must-Have Camping Gear For Your Summer Adventure

<b>Correction appended Tuesday, June 16.</b><p>It’s been argued the discovery of fire is mankind’s most important moment, but with burn bans occupying …

Gear & Gadgets

The Get Lean Workout

This is your ticket to a leaner, more shredded body<p>Some things in life are complicated—taxes, rocket science, women—but losing your spare tire doesn’t have to be one of them.<p>This 30-minute fat-loss workout is as simple as it gets. It consists of only 8 exercises—but those movements were …

Build Bigger Biceps with Just One Simple Exercise

One exercise, five different recipes for smoking guns<p>When it comes to zeroing in on your biceps, there’s probably no better exercise than the old-school curl. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t tweak the movement.<p>In fact, making small alterations to the way you curl the weight can lead to bigger …

This startup has an algorithm that finds discount flight tickets 'hidden' on airline websites

Some of these flights can be priced 50% to 90% lower than those booked via a regular flight ticket, according to Lucie Bresova, the CFO of the Czech Republic-based Skypicker. Skypicker is a flight-booking app that blew our minds when Business Insider discovered it on a visit to Prague last …

9 questions Canada has for you, America

1. How did you Americans manage to elect a President who actually has a sense of humour?<p>Histrionically divisive Republican/Democrat politics aside, …

10 amazing photos of nature taken at the perfect moment

In last year's contest, there were more than 18,000 entries to the contest. Photos are divided into four categories: travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place, and spontaneous moments.<p>Entries for this year's contest are being accepted until June 30th. If you think you've got what it takes, …

When We Go to Mars We'll Need a Flag for Earth

A design for a flag to unite all Earthlings.<p>Picture man landing on the Moon and somewhere in the image there's probably an iconic emblem: the American flag.<p>But a Swedish design student thinks that a national flag alone doesn't suffice for space missions. When they venture beyond our planet, …

Space Science

The 9 Weirdest Small Towns on Earth

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p>Anyone who's found themselves in Punxsutawney, PA on Groundhog Day knows that small towns can be <i>pret-ty</i> weird. But if you think a place that venerates a prognosticating woodchuck is as out-there as it gets, prepare to have your illusions shattered: from an underground town in …

How to Actually Find Affordable Airfare

<i>This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.</i><p>Searching for airfare online is a special kind of torment. According to a recent study by …

Flying

NASA may soon make Oxygen on Mars using microbes

Future human missions to the Red Planet may not have to carry heavy oxygen cylinders with them. Scientists are working on ways to produce the life …

Explore the epic, abandoned Communist headquarters hidden in the Bulgarian mountains

Dubbed the Buzludzha Monument, after the mountain it was built on, the structure became the headquarters for the Bulgarian Communist party. Finished in 1981, it was only used for eight years before it was abandoned when the Iron Curtain fell.<p>While many in the government would like to restore the …

Do You Need a Country? Here is One!

Should you ever find yourself stateless, a new little country called <b>Liberland</b> might just take you in. Celebrating its independence May 10, we say good for you! Have many happy returns! Not sure at this time the intended celebration is for the independence from which country - but let's celebrate …

Someone penned the open letter we all dream of writing that obnoxious plane passenger

We've all been there.<p>Settling into your prized window seat, ready to relax on a flight, when it happens: You discover you've been seated in close …

Sleep: Abu Dhabi

West Corniche<p>It’ll probably be supplanted by quickly-growing Saadiyat Island once it’s fully developed, but for now the western end of the seafront …

3 Fat-Melting Moves You Can Do Anywhere

These zero-equipment exercises don’t require a gym<p>With the rise of CrossFit culture, shows like <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>, and fitness movements like BarStarzz, more people than ever are looking for equipment-free exercise options that they can do at home, outdoors, in a hotel room, or wherever they …

The Best Way to Target Your Pecs during a Pushup

This simple tweak to the classic exercise will help build a massive chest<p>The pushup is an effective way to hit your entire upper body. But if you really want to make your pecs pop, change up your hand positions.<p>During a standard pushup—when your hands are directly beneath your shoulders—your …

Europe's Next Space Chief Wants a Moon Colony on the Lunar Far Side

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The incoming leader of the European Space Agency is keen on establishing an international base on the moon as a …

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

Space Travel

Space Station Could Get Laser Cannon to Destroy Orbital Debris

The International Space Station could one day get armed with a laser to shoot down orbiting debris, researchers say.<p>This concept could eventually …

Closest single star like our sun may have habitable planet

An international team of astronomers has discovered that Tau Ceti, one of the closest and most Sun-like stars, may host five planets -- with one in …

Did you hear the one about the Muslim, socialist, Kenyan president? The joke Obama can’t stop telling.

If there's one thing we can count on from President Obama at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner every year, it's him making jokes about being Muslim, foreign-born and socialist.<p>On Saturday, he joked about how busy he is, dealing with immigration, vetoes and Iran -- all while finding …

Hypersonic civil aviation: Sydney to Brussels in four hours

Reaction Engines was formed in 1989 by well-known rocket developer, Alan Bond, and the two principal engineers from Rolls Royce behind the HOTOL …

Mohegan Sun and Incheon Airport To Collaborate on Unique Gaming Resort

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) of Connecticut and Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) of South Korea have signed a memorandum of …

United Airlines to upgrade food for coach fliers on overseas flights

United Airlines apparently has decided the way to customers hearts — and wallets — is through their taste buds, as the Chicago-based carrier on Wednesday will announce more food upgrades, including free wine and beer for economy passengers on long-haul international flights and three-course meals …

The world’s most extreme runways

From the Himalayas to the Maldives, some landings can inspire awe – while others bring about terror.<p>Long lines, terse agents, overpriced food and delays – in the world of travel, airports are notorious for being necessary obstacles standing between travellers and their final destinations. But …

Do Kids with Larger Penises Grow Up to Be More Successful?

Fathers worry about their sons, and sometimes they worry about weird things—like penis size<p>When our older son was born—and let's call him Zach to protect the innocent—he had a skin tag on his foreskin. Skin tags are those small, extra, mutant pieces of skin that suddenly appear on your body one …

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