Darcy Spencer

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At Home in Rome: Where to Stay

The Roman Empire may have fallen off the map centuries ago, but to a modern traveler, the center of Italy’s capital city may feel just as vast.<p>While walkable, distances between monuments within Rome’s historic core can be a haul—made worse if the tiny, twisty streets turn your sense of direction to …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

BEFORE & AFTER: White Paint and A Mirror Save The Day

A coat of paint and clever storage solutions are the magic behind this budget-minded makeover. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>We'd bet money that you have this room in your house: The home office with shelves, drawers and a workspace specifically designed to keep everything …

Housekeeping

Anthropology: The sad truth about uncontacted tribes

One of the world’s last isolated tribes has apparently emerged from the forest. Rachel Nuwer investigates whether there is anyone left who has never seen the outside world, and discovers that ‘first contacts’ are often cursed by death and disease.<p>On July 1, Funai, the Brazilian governmental agency …

Ethnology

The Big Daddy of Gaming, Bioshock, Is Hitting The iPad This Summer!

Here’s some pretty cool iPad gaming news from today: Bioshock is coming to iOS this summer, and it looks quite good! I don’t like the idea of playing it using the touchscreen (<i>yuck</i>), but it’s games like Bioshock that could really drive Bluetooth controller sales and make the concept more …

LinkedIn pays $6M over employee wage violations

After a US Department of Labor investigation finds the social network violated federal wage law, the company pays workers overtime back wages and damages.<p>Following an investigation by the US Department of Labor, LinkedIn has paid nearly $6 million to hundreds of its current and former employees.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

August 3, 2014 Radio Show: Paragliding at 18,000 Feet Above the Earth, Swimming 213 Feet Below the Ocean Without Air And More

Changing Planet<p>Nick Greece and his crew paraglide and camp through the Sierras, hopping peak to peak for 8 days, breaking bones, finding love and adventure. (photo by Jody McDonald)<p>Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the …