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The History of Video Gaming Consoles - Full

The full series on the history of gaming consoles

Airfare hacks: 5 ways to fly for less | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — This article was originally published in September 2016.<p>(CNN) — Frequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.<p>In this episode of Business Traveller, we meet with bloggers and aviation …

Blackout Takes You Inside The Minds Of NYC Subway Commuters

Have you ever looked around a train to wonder what everyone else is thinking? Now you can know.<p>The NYC subway is a great social experiment, a place where socioeconomics, race, age, and religion take the backseat to one of the only scenes of real diversity in our world: standing room only inside a …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

To prevent you from avoiding common mistakes, eating at the wrong places, and spending your money on the wrong things, we compiled this comprehensive list. Follow this expert advice on what not to do in New York City and you're guaranteed to have a great time.<p>No matter how many times you've been to …

New York City

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Slow Cookers

9 Ridiculously Great Uses of Brisket

In some parts of Texas, putting anything other than salt and pepper on a brisket is considered blasphemy. But to the dismay of more traditional pitmasters (and Spinderella) there's a whole host of folks around the country (and Canada!) who're using brisket to nefariously awesome ends.<p>By: Dan Gentile<p>…

grilled cheese

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

Google Play

9 Money-Saving Items to Pack on Your Next Cruise

Don't fret: With a bit of planning, cutting costs is possible. Before your next cruise, maximize your savings with this list of money-saving items.<p><i>Daniel Dudek-Corrigan / Flickr</i><p>Almost every cruise passenger has experienced the "why didn't I bring it" moment at some point or another. After hours of …

Royal Caribbean

Yahoo!

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

19 Truly Charming Places To See Before You Die

Get ready to swoon. With help from this Quora post.

European Travel

Rockabilly Nation

The Only 11 Canadian Foods You'll Ever Need to Eat

Don't worry. There's no moose.<p>CREDIT: Wikicommons/JPATOKAL<p>If you were unfortunate enough to sample the Cronut burger in Toronto last Summer, we're very sorry for your intestines. But don't let that too-far frankenfood ruin all of the Great White North's cuisine. Canada's cuisine is as good as its …

Stories of Bike EP8: Flipside (A '08 Triumph Bonneville Story)

Stories of Bike EP7: Romance (A '71 Triumph Tiger Story)

Motorcycles

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Buying Guide – Harley-Davidson Sportster

Reading time: about 13 minutes.<p>American<br>• Buying Guides<br>• Harley-Davidson<br>• Motorcycles<p>Introduction<p>The Harley-Davidson Sportster is an American motorcycle …

The Best Stocking Stuffers for Men 2017 | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday we covered stocking stuffers for women. Today, we’re taking on stocking stuffers for men. While the broad strokes may be familiar — small …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

28 Things You Need To Know About Long Islanders

You already know about the iced tea, but there's much more to this suburban breed than meets the eye.

New Jersey

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The Xbox One Instead Of A PS4

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. …

Nintendo puts itself back in the game with 2DS and ‘Pokémon X & Y’

Nintendo is releasing a new mobile gaming console, the 2DS, along with its latest "Pokémon" game this weekend.<p>The past few months haven't been kind to Nintendo. But almost a year after the storied Japanese gaming giant released its Wii U console to middling reviews and weak sales, things may start …

Science Indicates That Sprite Might Be A Great Hangover Cure

Thank you, Chinese researchers.<p>Let's say you're hung over, and you're given the option of two hangover cures: one is a Chinese pain-relieving tea made of <i>huo ma ren</i>, or hemp seeds, and one is a dusty can of Sprite from the bodega down the street. Your instinct might be to stay away from the …

5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …

Oily Rag Triumph Bobber

Oily Rag are a British company better known for the quality of their clothing and apparel, but owner, Dave Sutton isn’t about just creating a hollow …