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5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This week’s travel startups apply the now common peer-to-peer marketplace model to two new categories: camping and in-person language lessons. …

One in five millennials lives in poverty, report finds

There might be something to the woe-is-me narrative of the millennial generation. It turns out that one in five millennials lives in poverty, according to a recent report released by the US Census Bureau.<p>The generation that has been dismissed as entitled and whiny is struggling with higher levels …

No One Knows Who Will Pay For The $50 Billion Canal Being Built In Nicaragua

A year and a half after the $50 billion project to build a canal across Nicaragua was launched by President Daniel Ortega, a former Marxist guerrilla, the doubts have only grown.<p>Work officially began this week. But reporters hoping to see any evidence of how it would be done in a fraction of the …

Body of Missing 4-Year-Old Austic Boy Found in Pond

The body of a 4-year-old autistic boy who went missing while visiting his grandparents in South Carolina was found in a pond Friday, the local …

The Tsunami’s Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

The Remarkable Year in Protests

From Kiev to Ferguson, demonstrators took to the streets and made their voices heard in 2014.<p>From Independence Square in Kiev to West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, people around the world took to the streets in 2014 to speak out against oppressive political regimes, growing income inequality, …

Life lessons from my disastrous family road trip | CNN Travel

Why We All Need a Vacation

Let's talk about something else for a change... vacation. I hadn't been on one in God knows how long; my only trips in the last seven years were obligatory -- either to visit family or for business. This was the first time my husband and I took a trip just for us, just with us, and to do just what …

These Were the 20 Most Popular Websites Every Year Since 1996

Webcrawler and AOL were the Google and Facebook of the 90s.<p><b>You could forgive Webcrawler,</b> Netscape, and Excite if they looked around in the mid-1990s and thought they would rule the internet forever. How quickly things change online.<p>The <i>Washington Post</i> just published this look back at web dominance …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

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Decorating Hacks You Can Complete In An Hour

Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your space.<p>Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your …

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13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …

Small Spaces

Interstellar,Film,Culture,Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Hinduism,Religion,World news,Steve Jobs,Technology,Christopher Nolan<p>From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and …

U.S. says ISIS did not down plane

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> For the first time since an international coalition began striking ISIS, one of its pilots has been shot down and taken captive by the Islamist extremist group.<p>The captured F-16 pilot is Moaz al-Kasasbeh, a member of Jordan's military, according to his uncle, retired Jordanian …