Jan Copeman

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Lucy review – Luc Besson's cerebral sci-fi is set to overload

Peter Parker had his radioactive spider and the Fantastic Four their gamma rays. For Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), the imperilled heroine of Luc Besson's sleek, punchy action caper, superpower comes courtesy of a packet of prototype narcotics that ruptures in her intestine, allowing her to access an …

Venice Film Festival: The 10 best films to see

The Coolest Celebrity Backyards — As Revealed By The Ice Bucket Challenge

Photo: Via Torrilla.<p>Have you heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge? Just kidding. Of course you have. Everyone’s doing it. Even your mom, who’s …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

How to Get a Seat Upgrade

If you've been traveling for a long time, you might remember the days when it was fairly easy to upgrade your coach seat to business or first class. …

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?<p>I recently posed the question in a career break travel forum to better understand what was holding us back from making this …

These Are The World's Least Visited Countries

If you're constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you're in luck -- some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name.<p>These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small …

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in September

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in September:</b><p>Mark the changing of the seasons and the phases of the moon at the <b>Mid-Autumn Festival</b> (September 8) on <b>Hong Kong Island</b>. The annual harvest celebration boasts a fire dragon …

Unveiled: The Secret Perks of Flying First Class

The prospect of a long international flight changes quite a bit for the rich, powerful and lucky who are seated in the front section of the plane. The land of lie-flat beds and warm cookies may seem almost mystical or a bit mysterious to most travelers. However, Cheapflights.com is shedding light …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

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19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …