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10 Tourist Poses You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

By Chloe Pantazi<p><i>Credit: Flickr user Vincent Lock</i><p>Put a tourist in front of a camera instead of behind one, and you usually get some awesomely predictable results. From jumping in the air and posing with animals, to peeking out of a phone booth and pinching the Eiffel Tower, could we please -- as a …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, "Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world." I smiled nervously as I …

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Montauk Is Now The Most Expensive Place To Stay In New York State

A small oceanfront hamlet at the very tip of Long Island's south fork, Montauk is now officially the most expensive place to stay in New York State this summer, according to NewYorkHotels.org.<p>Montauk used to be a quiet, laid-back town filled with immigrants and fishermen, but recently it has become …

Manzanita Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park

California's best kept secrets: Lassen, Almanor, Shasta and Lava Beds

Celebrity-caliber destination names flash all over California's map. Everyone knows Los Angeles, San Francisco, Yosemite, the Napa Valley and so on, and everyone wants to go there. But move your eye to the upper right corner of the state and suddenly you're in off-the-beaten-path territory.<p>This is …

10 of the best waterfalls across the United States | CNN Travel

10 Luxury Islands That Are Surprisingly Affordable

We've never had such a good excuse to ditch the real world.<p>We always thought our living-on-an-island dreams would stay forever plunked on a Pinterest board, but now, there's reason to believe that actually living on a luxury island is totally possible.<p>The folks at Samujana Retreats and Residences …

Climbing China's Incredible Cliffs

Alleged iPhone 6 housing makes another on-screen appearance, ugly antenna breaks still present (Video)

YouTuber iCrackUriDevice has published a video featuring what could be the rear housing for Apple’s upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this part appear on video, but this is definitely the best quality video so far.<p>There’s no solid proof that Apple is actually …

Balanced Rock Under the stars, Arches national Park

Five Best Performance Crossovers

From black sheep to bright future.<p>Much like the Laser Disc, there are odd automotive segments that never quite made it to mainstream acceptance. The …

Samsung indefinitely delays the release of its first Tizen smartphone

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Amanda Natividad<p>Samsung’s homegrown Tizen operating system has suffered yet another setback: On Monday, Samsung …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Uncontacted Amazonian Tribe Voluntarily Contacts Scientists, Catches Flu

The flu can be deadly to populations that have never encountered influenza viruses.<p>Late last month, something extraordinary happened at the edge of the rainforest in Acre, Brazil. Members of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe voluntarily approached scientists from the Brazilian government, <i>Science</i> …

This iPhone Case And App Combo May Solve A Common Selfie-Taking Problem Once And For All

There are selfie sticks, of course, that are quite useful because they basically extend the length of your selfie-taking arm. But they're a little impractical to carry, and they're, let's face it, kind of embarrassing.<p>And that's where the CaseCam comes in.<p>The CaseCam is an iPhone case, compatible …

How Censors Killed The Weird, Experimental, Progressive Golden Age Of Comics

In the 1940s, comic books were often feminist, diverse, and bold. Then the reactionary Comics Code Authority changed the trajectory of comic book culture for good.<p>Comics histories sometimes reduce the Golden Age to the Superman Age: an era of lily white, squeaky-clean, manly-man heroes punching …

How well do Uber drivers rate you? (update)

Uber's car service lets you rate your drivers, but it also lets them rate <i>you</i>. The customer might always be right, but some customers are simply jerks -- and the system lets drivers know what they might be in for. Until now, there's been no way to draw out your customer rating from the app, but with …

10 Cool Games You Can Play On Your Mac

There are actually plenty of Mac-friendly games out there. We've found the best of the best and compiled them here.<p>As with any ranking, this is not an exact science. Price, popularity, graphic performance, and the overall user experience were all considered to rank these titles, though please …