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The Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

Since the dawn of civilization, mankind has relied on wine. For what purpose, we all know. At home or away, for family or friends, on various …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Greece’s disappearing whistled language

For some 2,500 years, residents of this mountainous village have used an astonishing language that only they understand. But there are only six people left who can ‘speak’ it.<p>Hidden deep in the south-east corner of the Greek island of Evia, above a twisting maze of ravines that tumbles toward the …

10 Things No One Tells You About... Rome

While many American travelers head to Rome to see the Colosseum and other famous ruins, the Eternal City has so much more to offer. Allow me to fill …

The hidden details in art's masterpieces - CNN Style

It's easy to take a well-known masterpiece at face value. However, many of the world's most renowned works come loaded with underlying messages and back stories. Artists use specialized techniques and subtle symbolism to hint at larger themes, expand on a narrative or -- in some cases -- add a …

The 10 Simple Habits That Will Help Keep You Organized

Sometimes, organizing can seem like an uphill battle. It’s hard to keep everything together when life is pulling us in so many different directions. …

How the Williams F1 team used biometrics to make Formula One's fastest pitstop

Williams has the fastest pit crew in F1, and it used tech to make it happen.<p>Formula One is one of the fastest sports on earth, and it's got there …

15 Otherworldly Photographs of Iceland from Above Photos

Iceland might be the world’s hottest vacation destination right now, and it’s not hard to see why. In addition to affordable airfare (not to mention a tourism board that promotes extended layovers on a trip across the pond), the land of fire and ice is a visual delight. It seems as if it belongs in …

Hot Springs

Studies suggest that regenerating soil by turning our backs on industrial farming holds the key to tackling climate change<p>It’s getting hot out there. Every one of the past 14 months has broken the global temperature record. Ice cover in the Arctic sea just hit a new low, at 525,000 square miles …

Farming

We should adopt New York’s kitemark scheme on hotel workers’ rights, which too often are nonexistent here<p>Robert De Niro and his business partners, BD Hotels, are to open a “luxury boutique” hotel in London’s Covent Garden. Currently, the average price for a room in the capital is £135 and rising …

Hospitality

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