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The Jewel of Central America: Guatemala

If you're looking for a vacation destination that has pristine natural beauty and non-stop adventure then you could do much worse than Guatemala. The …

Central America

Nadiya Savchenko: 'Ukraine, if you need me to be president, I will'

Pilot freed in prisoner swap with Russia says she is prepared to lead country after receiving hero’s welcome in Kiev<p>Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has said she is prepared to become president after returning from Russia in a prisoner exchange.<p>“Ukrainians, if you need me to be president, …

Stopping Zika: The GMO mosquito that kills his own offspring

<b>(CNN) —</b> OX513A may soon be a household name in the fight against Zika in Florida.<p>No, he's not a new member of the Star Wars cast. OX513A is a male Aedes aegypti mosquito, genetically engineered to pass along a lethal gene to wild females that makes the females' offspring die. He's the product of …

Public Health

Residents from 5 US states could soon need a passport for a domestic flight

Under the act, state licenses are required to have all the regular information such as a photo ID, date of birth, signature, etc., as well as be equipped with "machine-readable technology" in the form of a chip.<p>Since the REAL ID Act passed in 2005, many states have either complied with the new …

Slittens: Kittens And Sloths Together At Last

The genius mad scientist behind the SLITTENS Tumblr has managed to tap into an artery of bizarre Internet cuteness that we never even knew existed. …

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The Darkest Parks in the U.S.

Just like clean air and water, dark night skies are a diminishing resource. The culprits: unshielded, excessive, or poorly aimed outdoor artificial lights. The good news is that the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), a nonprofit organization, has stepped in to boost conservation efforts.<p>In …

Smart Hoodie Responds to Gestures, Sends Text Messages

If grabbing your phone and actually typing in a text message is too much of a hassle, you might want to consider the latest wearable tech prototype: …

Physical iPhone 6 Mockup Compared to Galaxy S5 in New Images

Earlier this week Italian site <i>Macitynet</i> shared images of a high-quality physical mockup of the iPhone 6, based on earlier design drawings and renderings. The site has now shared [Google Translation] a new series photos comparing that mockup to a Samsung Galaxy S5 display model, showing how Apple's …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

What Apple products are in the pipeline?

Bloomberg's Adam Satariano discusses Microsoft unveiling Office software for the iPad and what to expect from Apple's WWDC event<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

Wallgram Turns Instagram Photos Into iPhone Wallpapers

If you’re anything like me, you’ll change your iPhone’s wallpaper on a regular basis to keep things fresh, but finding a good one isn’t always easy. At least that <i>was</i> the case — until Wallgram came along. Wallgram isn’t just another photo bank full of images; it uses Instagram photos uploaded by …

Polaroid's Android-powered Socialmatic gives you two ways to share shots (pictures)

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Polaroid Photography

Organizing a Trip Around the World

This is the beginning of the adventure of my life. 85 days on the road, 4 continents, 14 countries, 17 cities, 9 different languages, hundreds of stories, thousands of pictures and many, many interesting people. Me, my husband Dario, and his new venture, Quietly. Just us, for three months, …

The Polaroid Socialmatic Is An Android Camera And An Instant Printer Mashed Together

The good old Polaroid brand isn’t dead yet — with the Polaroid Socialmatic, the concept has now become a product. It has a camera with a 14-megapixel camera, a 4.5” touchscreen LCD display that runs Android, a Zero Ink printer, and wi-fi and Bluetooth capabilities. At $299, it will be a tough sell …

Polaroid's Socialmatic hybrid digital/instant film camera is coming this fall for $299

The dream of a vintage Polaroid instant film camera that also gives photographers the ability to share photos to social networks has finally developed into reality. Today at CES, Polaroid announced that its long-awaited Socialmatic camera will ship in the fall for $299. The Android-based, …

How Americans talk across the country

It wasn’t really until I got to college, and was thrown into the mix with people from all over the world, that I realized how even in America, we all …

Dialects

10 Reasons You Should Take A Gap Year

With the recent news that Malia Obama will take a gap year before her freshman year at Harvard, the world will surely watch with anticipation to learn how she will spend the 365 days between high school and college.<p>While it's not common in the U.S., taking a gap year is considered the norm in some …

Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride

Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat.<p>In an effort to promote both the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi and a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers one free ticket in exchange for performing 30 …

Olympics

Transatlantic Flights to Become More Affordable? Two Carriers Announce Plans

Between mergers and alliances it is getting harder to find airlines which are truly competing with each other, particularly in markets where low cost …

New 'Hunger Games' Movie Drives Visitors to Film Locations in Atlanta

Emily Inman, meet Katniss Everdeen.<p>“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which hits theaters on Nov. 22, was filmed largely in Atlanta, and no location …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Fodor’s Approved: 10 Best Carry-On Bags for 2013

We’ve tested carry-ons, checked bags, summer weekenders, and beauty products all for our beloved Fodor’s Approved series. But we’re still on the hunt …

Owl City’s Adam Young reveals himself as creator of iOS 7’s sounds (Update:removed)

According to his discography page, Owl City founder and singer Adam Young is the creator of iOS 7’s sounds. While the visual design changes are most evident in the new operating system, another noticeable change is how most of the regular sounds are revamped and a slew of new ring and text tones …

Smartphone camera showdown: iPhone 5S, Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020

<i>Windows Phone Central</i> compares and contrasts today's top smartphone cameras<p>2013 so far can be described as the year of the camera phone. Between …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

vacation

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants

Jetsetter.com explores the City of Light, family in tow, and rounds up the 10 best places to take <i>les enfants</i>.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom