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Decoding the Secret Language of Flight Deals to Find the Very Best Price

Fly from Sushi to Guinness with Triangle with 3X.<p>Beyond flash sales and airfare alerts, there is a dark, deep underworld where expert deal hunters …

Game of Thrones: What to Expect from the Final Season

Checking in on where all your favorite characters may be headed.<p>This post contains frank discussion of <i>Game of Thrones</i> up through Season 7, Episode 7, “The Dragon and the Wolf.” If you are not caught up with the season finale, now is the time to leave.<p>We have a long while yet to wait until Season 8 …

A video game you've never heard of has turned three teens into multimillionaires — and it's just getting started

About three weeks earlier, Balfanz and his business partner had published a cops-and-robbers video game called "Jailbreak" on Roblox. Although Balfanz and his partner had created Roblox games before, "Jailbreak" was their first overnight success, hitting about 75,000 simultaneous players on the day …

This Entrepreneur Lost $150M. Here's What He Learned About Life, Happiness, and Success

He was fired from Facebook as Employee #30. Here's what happened next.<p>Most of us would rather avoid losing something than gaining it.<p>Psychologists call this loss aversion, and studies show that losses are twice as powerful. We face more pain at the thought of losing $150 than gaining $150, right? …

Dish unveils a 4K Android TV streaming box with Netflix, Sling TV, and local channels

The AirTV Player is available starting today<p>The rumors of a set-top box designed to combine Dish’s Sling TV service, Netflix, and over-the-air television were true. Today, Dish officially announced the AirTV Player, an Android TV streaming device that the company is pitching as “a single platform” …

All You Could Ever Want To Know About Social Media Marketing | Founder's Guide

Social Media is instrumental for most modern businesses. With some hosting millions of users everyday, and some users spending most of their time on …

We Finally Know How London's Famous Killer Fog Formed

On December 5th, 1952, a veil of fog rolled over the city of London. It was the start of the deadliest air pollution disaster in British history, and …

NASA Is Running Simulations to See How We'd Cope With a Devastating Asteroid Impact

Step 1: Don't panic.<p>In sci-fi movies like <i>Armageddon</i>, if Earth is threatened by an incoming and potentially planet-destroying asteroid, you send a …

Holiday Movie Preview 2016 release dates calendar

From the mystical realms of <i>Doctor Strange</i> to <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i>’s galaxy far, far away and the musical interludes of <i>La La Land</i>, it’s about …

Tkay Maidza on bringing a new sound to Australian hip-hop: I didn’t really want to fit in

With Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike on side, the rising star from Adelaide is infusing home-grown rap with unadulterated fun<p>Australian hip-hop has an uncomfortable relationship with the concept of authenticity. With some notable exceptions, many of the most popular local rappers have been young white …

‘Moonlight’ Could Be This Year’s Indie Box Office Breakout

“Moonlight” is a film without any big stars. It’s a drama about a shy, gay kid growing up in the inner city, made by a director whose last credit was …

U2 at 40: From teenage dreams in a kitchen jam to the top of rock's hierarchy

<b>It started in a kitchen, and they never thought it would come to this... or did they?</b><p>Four decades to the day since a cluster of innocent Irish schoolboys with cheap instruments crammed into a back room in Larry Mullen Jr's parents' home, U2 sit on top of the rock hierarchy.<p>Those "misfits", as their …

The travel perks on this new credit card are so good that it might just be worth the $450 annual fee

In late August, JPMorgan Chase revealed its newest rewards card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, and it's packed with even more benefits. Its arrival is making waves among consumers — specifically young people with a penchant for travel — despite its steep $450 annual fee (by comparison, the Sapphire …

The World's Most Famous Sex Tourist Is Fighting to Free Himself from Costa Rican Prison

David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>When police handcuffed David Strecker on September 4, 2015 in a Costa Rican airport, …

Jon Favreau: Chef changed outlook on cooking

Two years after the release of <i>Chef</i>, director and star Jon Favreau says the film is still affecting his life.<p>During a Q&A with Quora, Favreau was …

The Weirdest Things to Eat at the 2016 State Fair of Texas

Taco Bell and Burger King may be the reigning champs of weird novelty items in the fast food realm — Whopper burritos! Fried chicken taco shells! — but for sheer variety, <b>the State Fair of Texas simply can't be beat.</b> The country's biggest fair attracts an estimated 2.5 million visitors each fall, …

This Suburban Dad Positioned His One-Man Business To Break $2 Million This Year

Not many people break $1 million in a one-person business. Laszlo Nadler, whose startup appeared in this blog last year, blasted through that milestone in 2015. This year, the father-of-two, based in East Brunswick, N.J., is on track to break $2 million at his Amazon store Tools4Wisdom—and still …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

It's time to make moves.<p>Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns.<p>In <i>these</i> cities, however, money isn't as big a concern. All 11 of the following far-flung spots are known for being relatively …

‘Gender-swapping’ gamers: Why some men prefer to play with female avatars — and vice versa

<i>Thousands of academics gathered in Calgary last week for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, presenting papers on everything</i> …

How to Pick the Best Luggage for Your Next Flight

We’ve spent over 300 hours researching and testing luggage over the past three years to find the best bags for traveling the world. But the best …

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The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

7 Tips for Creating the Perfect Logo for Your Brand

Your brand’s logo is the sort of thing that can have a bigger effect on your business than you first think. The wrong logo can make your brand come off as unprofessional, assuming anyone notices you at all. A good logo will create instant recognition within the minds of your target audience.<p>There …

How the '10 Cloverfield Lane' cast and crew kept the film a mystery

<i>Mashable</i> Entertainment Reporter Yohana Desta sat down with the cast and crew of <i>10 Cloverfield Lane</i> to discuss the secretive nature of the film, J.J. …

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Glass and Concrete Create Suspended Sculptures

As a surfer, Ben Young's work is center around the sea.<p>Glass and concrete don’t sound like much, but Sydney-based artist Ben Young creates sculptures that are like frozen, suspended scenes. Despite being such a solid material, Young manages to assign glass a liquid-like quality through laborious …

How To Get a $19 Plane Ticket on Frontier

There's never a bad time for an impromptu vacation.<p>As if we needed another excuse to jet off on an impromptu vacation, Frontier has just announced …

Men’s rights activists believe their boycott of The Force Awakens cost the film millions in box office revenue

Could online social justice have cost Star Wars: The Force Awakens an even more massive box office haul? Maybe, according to a prominent group of men …