Jeb Nagel

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How to Learn a Language in 15 Minutes a Day

Traveling abroad in 2017? Start learning the language now.<p>Whether in Europe or Machu Picchu, the experience of travel can be greatly improved by …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

New studies just found psychedelics help terminal cancer patients and could be the new wonder drugs for psychiatry – they shouldn't be ignored

Today, in a ground-breaking development in the field of psychiatry, two new studies were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology showing that …

Should we even go there? Historians on comparing fascism to Trumpism

Last Thursday, an 89-year-old Auschwitz survivor recorded a video which promptly went viral. She compared “the humiliation, the demonization of others” and “the attempt to bring out the worst traits in people” in contemporary Austrian politics to her own experience of fascism. Gertrude – her last …

Political Science

Watch a WWII Gunboat Sail Through The Streets of New Orleans

The restored PT-305 served in the Mediterranean Theater in World War II.<p>A newly restored U.S. Navy gunboat was towed through the streets of New Orleans to its final resting place on a nearby lake. The boat, a veteran of action in the Mediterranean during World War II, was salvaged from a boatyard …

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11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

Ready To Move From The U.S.? Here Are Your 6 Best Options.

Our Top Six Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living<p>Searches for "How can I move to Canada?" spiked during the just-finished U.S. presidential election cycle.<p>Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: …

This guy has traveled to over 80 countries — here's the one money-saving travel hack he swears by

Experienced traveler and Quora user Konrad Waliszewski answered with one tip: <b>alternative travel route hacking</b>.<p>Waliszewski is the founder and CEO of TripScout, a travel app that provides users with city guides and maps. He's also traveled to over 80 countries and has his own travel blog, …

Not all memories really happened: What experts wish you knew about false memories

Just because you’re absolutely confident you remember something accurately doesn’t mean it’s true<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying that memory is largely an illusion.<p>This is because …

This Video Shows All The Underhanded Ways Web Design Can Be Used To Rip You Off

Back in the ’90s, Columbia House famously had the biggest scam going in the mail. Subscribers could get 13 CDs for just a penny, but if they didn’t get that little card back to them immediately, every month, they’d overpay for a record Columbia House executives picked for them. Columbia House may …

Web Design

KickassTorrents resurfaces online, as all piracy sites do

The alleged founder and operator of the most popular torrenting site in the world, KickassTorrents (KAT), has been apprehend by the US authorities and the site's domains seized. However, as we learned with the campaign to stop The Pirate Bay, you just can't keep a good pirate site down. We've …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

When It Comes to American Intervention, There’s Only One Guarantee

Vladimir Putin recently manned up and admitted it. The United States remains the planet’s sole superpower, as it has been since the Soviet Union …

Geopolitics

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

“Germans & Jews” and Americans: What can we learn from Germany’s reckoning with history?

<b>Still from "Germans and Jews" (First Run Features)</b><p>Berlin now has the fastest-growing Jewish population in Europe — and Germany’s renaissance has lessons for us<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>June 9, 2016 10:59pm (UTC)<p>“History is the memory of a people,” says the elderly German in a beige lamb’s-wool blazer, sitting …

Is this the world's best hotel room?

“Please be careful,” says the manager as she hands over the keys, with a face like she’s just been ordered to scrub the chemical toilets after Glastonbury.<p>To be fair, we don’t look much like the regular clientele at this particular property. In fact, with our unshaven faces, flip flops and puffa …

The One App You Should Check Before You Book Your Next Flight

It's not just when you fly that affects your ticket price. It's when you book.<p><i>This story originally appeared on money.com.</i><p>If you fly to the same …

Travel Industry

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

Revealed: How to get a free airline upgrade

Our Travel Hacks series features top tips to make your next holiday a lot less stressful.<p>In this video, Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel's Consumer Editor, suggests ways to improve your chances of securing the holy grail of air travel: a free upgrade.<p>For more tips, see our complete guide to getting …

Is this the friendliest country in Europe?

“Hej!” chirrups the voice at the other end of the line. “You will soon be connected to a random Swede.”<p>A click, a pause and then there he is - our very own unpremeditated local. In this case it’s ‘Lars’, primed to answer any question we might have on his homeland.<p>Sweden is the first country in the …

Affordable Havens In Old World Europe

By International Living<p>Rich in history, culture, and romance, Europe has long had a strong appeal for North American retirees. But many people who would love to retire to the Old World fret that it's beyond their budget. And while Europe on the whole is more expensive than Latin America or Asia, …

Governments Admit that Much of Modern History Has Been Manipulated By False Flag Attacks | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either orally, in</i> …

Dead Slow Ahead is a transcendent sci-fi documentary that must be experienced

<i>Dead Slow Ahead</i> is not about zombies, but it is about slow-moving things. There are slow films that seem to position themselves as endurance tests to their audiences, but <i>Dead Slow Ahead</i>'s pace has more in common with Slow TV; it becomes an ecstatic, almost physiological experience once you've …

Science Fiction

What You Don’t Know About TripAdvisor Can Hurt You

<b>This is an exceprt and summary of a much longer article published on Medium titled What You Don’t Know About TripAdvisor: How the World’s Largest</b> …

Secret Paris: Hotel Particulier Montmartre

Tucked in a secret passageway of Paris’s wonderfully picturesque Montmartre, it’s at the Hotel Particulier Montmartre, the former residence of the Hermès family, that the world’s top A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and Robert Downey Jr. spend the night when in the City of Lights. It …

The best pastries you can find in Paris

Already binged through the <i>Great British Baking Show</i>? May we suggest streaming <i>Qui Sera</i> <i>Le Prochain Grand Pâtissier</i> (translation: Who <i>Will Be the Next Great Pastry Chef)</i>, France's equivalent of the UK breakout.<p>We tapped the host, venerable pâtissier Philippe Urraca, for his picks for Paris' best …

Romania as a key to Europe's past and future

Book review: Robert D. Kaplan, "In Europe's shadow: two Cold Wars and a thirty-year journey through Romania and beyond", New York: Random House, 2016, 269 pp.)<p>Robert D. Kaplan's last chapter in this engrossing European history of Romania begins, "From Cluj I drove north into Maramures, which had …

25 Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

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