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Stunning time-lapse will make you want to book a trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia, looks like it's frozen in time.<p>The city, which dates back to the 1200s, is full of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture that has been standing for centuries. It is also still surrounded by walls that were built in the 16th century.<p>UNESCO recently named the city a World …

European Travel

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Cyprus

Airport Tantrum Lady Cries For All of Us

We feel your pain, hysterical Cathay Pacific passenger lady. In a way, everyone, somewhere inside, has missed a Hong Kong to San Francisco flight, …

Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton's Emails Deserve Scrutiny

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who declared during last month's Democratic presidential debate that "the American people are sick and tired" of hearing about Hillary Clinton's private email account, on Wednesday defended a federal probe into the matter and said it should continue.<p>“You get 12 seconds …

New collaboration tool TABLE is Slack, LinkedIn, & Upwork all-in-one

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: TABLE<p>Communicating with people is hard. Or at least, it can be. Particularly when everyone isn’t in the same room, …

Facebook Says 1 in 7 Humans Checks Facebook Every Day

Author: Julia Greenberg. Julia Greenberg Business<p>Date of Publication: 11.04.15.<p>Time of Publication: 8:28 pm. 8:28 pm<p>Everyone doesn’t use Facebook. …

Brazil

In the Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again. No, Really.

Traveling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very …

Northern Lights

Makeblock: A Construction Set for the 21st Century

The Maker Movement is having a breakout year in China. It was obvious at Maker Faire Shenzhen, a large, bustling celebration this July that was driven in part by government sponsorship. SEEED Studio’s Kevin Lau, the executive producer of Maker Faire Shenzhen who organized hundreds of Makers across …

Maker Faire

Top Feeder Schools to Google, Facebook, and Apple

As the spring semester approaches, college students across the country are all likely busily brushing up their resumes and diligently applying and …

Facebook Moves One Step Closer to Becoming a Video Empire

As online video heats up, Facebook is doubling down on its effort to capture a bigger share of viewers' attention.<p>On Thursday, the company announced …

Journalism

New Research Shows Facebook Still King Of Social Networks

Facebook is a habit we just can’t quit, as much as we may want to try. From high-profile projects like “99 Days of Freedom” to protests by individual brands, pledges to abstain from Facebook’s giant platform tend to get a lot of attention. A new survey from the Pew Research Center found that might …

Pew Research Center

Facebook's Got Us On Lockdown, Study Confirms

Social Media

New Ranking Calls Out Calif. for Social Media Narcissism

When it comes to self promotion on social media, the West Coast wins the gold.<p>That's the verdict of a new study by HeyLets, a social platform, which surveyed from more than 2,500 Americans who shared their experiences on social media. The analysis found that residents of California tend to be the …

Would you unfriend someone for their politics?

<b>Can you really click away a political movement?</b><p>Protests against an anti-immigration movement are spilling from Germany's streets to social media with bloggers calling for people to unfriend Facebook contacts if they "like" the Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West (Pegida) …

Social Media

Young adults flock to Instagram, while more seniors sign up on Facebook

When we wrote about that survey, which found that working adults care more about email than social media, we said that might be why grandparents are some of the most active on Facebook. Well, according to this new study that's also from Pew Research center, we got it right: more than half (56 …

3 Hospitality Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

3 Important SEO Questions Explained Through Infographics

Online marketing success relies heavily on your business' ability to get found.<p>With Google processing over 40,000 search queries every second, you …

New York City gets a chief technology officer

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is unveiling the city’s first ever chief technology officer this evening at the 10th anniversary of NY Tech Meetup.<p>The new CTO, Minerva Tantoco, has worked with both startups and large enterprises over the last 25 years. She also has four patents under her …

Put the Borough of Queens, New York on Your Must Visit Bucket List for 2015

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The headline news: travel guide company Lonely Planet has named Queens, New York as the top place to visit in the U.S. in …

The 12 Best Travel Drone Videos of 2014

We have been pretty hot on drone videos in travel over the last year, and we believe aerial drone videos can change people’s perspectives on …

Twitter users reporting bug that dates every post as one year old

<i>UPDATE: 12:32 a.m. ET: Twitter has posted an update to its support account apologizing for the service problems, but still has yet to offer any</i> …

Samsung set to discontinue Galaxy Alpha in favor of cheaper phones

Production of the metal Alpha will reportedly end when the current inventory of materials runs out<p>The Galaxy Alpha might have been among the best phones Samsung ever produced — it's certainly the prettiest — if it weren't for a couple of stumbles: the battery didn't last long enough and its full …

China is reportedly blocking access to Gmail

China is blocking access to Google's popular Gmail service, according to data from Google and analysis from Dyn Research.<p>Traffic has dropped to …

Time-lapse videos of Earth capture line between life and death

Astronaut Alexander Gerst combines more than 12,000 photos taken about the International Space Station in 2014 into a collection of spellbinding videos that show our lively planet in gorgeous HD.<p>We've already taken a look at some of the best still photos captured of the Earth from space in the past …

Hotel Room Boom Leads to Dubai's Weakest Occupancy Month in 18 Years

Dubai’s hotels had their lowest occupancy in at least 18 years in July, standing more than half empty room supply increased while demand fell, …

How Hotels Can Engage Gen X and Millennial Guests

Gallup's latest hospitality study reveals the preferences of the up-and-coming generations of guests, who could reshape the industry<p>Fully engaged …

Marketing Titans: Maggie Lang and Genuinely Loving Your Customer

Your customer is a person, not a user. Such basic observations were a central theme at Connections 2014, where over 8,000 marketers descended to hear about consumer engagement. Showcased in this conference is the new Journey Builder software which allows the marketer to walk with the customer at …

Customer Experience