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It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence

When digital dystopians and critics of Internet libertarians need a rhetorical dart board, they often pull out a document written by John Perry …

A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists

Say you’re not one to believe the mainstream media. Maybe you think climate change is an elaborate hoax or the medical community is trying to hide …

Ferrari's GTC4Lusso 'Family Car' Steers With All 4 Wheels

When you think of Ferrari, you probably think of a wickedly fast, wickedly expensive two-seat sports car. And when you think of cars in general, you …

A Tour of London’s Hip, Extreme-Makeover Neighborhoods

Some of the city’s dodgiest corners are getting so spruced up that they’re now magnets for Londoners and tourists alike. A guide to the best hotels, sights and eats<p>LEWIS CUBITT SQUARE, King’s Cross, on a sunny Saturday morning in late May. The last time I was here so early was over a decade ago, …

A Long-Weekend Getaway to Amsterdam

Three days is time enough to feast the senses in this compact (and delightfully exhibitionist) city of graceful canals, great restaurants and seriously important art<p>MOST CITIES ARE designed on grids that fill them with hard angles. Not Amsterdam, which has a softness about it imparted by the watery …

European Travel

Books Armchair Travelers Can Curl Up With

These evocative tomes are filled with photos and illustrations, both old and new, that reveal the hidden charms of London, Paris, or San Francisco<p>PARISIAN PROMENADE<p>This is a meticulous recreation of one of the few original copies of the late-19th-century volume “Paris Les Boulevards,” which was …

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Why Small Cities Are the Best Places to Eat in America

You don’t have to travel to New York or San Francisco for first-rate food. Now, cities like Spokane, Omaha, Raleigh, Durham and Columbus are serving up similarly ambitious meals<p>NOT CURIOSITY, not caution, but anger and dismay: That’s what other New Yorkers expressed when I told them I was moving …

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Travel Packages Even First-Class Passengers Can’t Ignore

Deals bundling hotel, airfare and car rentals try to lure do-it-yourself online consumers<p>Travel packages aren’t just for budget tourists following tour guides with red umbrellas anymore. Travelers accustomed to five stars and first class can easily save with them, too.<p>Airlines, hotels and …

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Not Far From Prague, a Czech Village Worth Rhapsodizing About

The frozen-in-time town of Český Krumlov has scenery and history—and beer—that keeps travelers coming back<p>A view of Český Krumlov's old town and the Vltava River.<p>Roger Toll for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 10<p>•••••<p>By<p>Roger Toll<p><b>AFTER A DAY</b> of walking the cobblestone streets of Český Krumlov, a medieval …

European Travel

Mix Hiking and Hedonism at These Resorts

Reward yourself—and recharge your batteries—at one of these spoiling spots after an extended stroll in the wilds of Patagonia, France or the California coast<p>By<p>Deborah Dunn<p><b>THERE ARE TWO KINDS</b> of hikers. Those like the naturalist John Muir, who took infinite pleasure in sleeping rough, or without a …

Scotland’s Newest Hiking Trail: Beginner-Friendly With Killer Views

The new John Muir Way is an easy, pick-and-choose route through some of the country’s most rewarding terrain<p>John Muir Way is a new hiking route that traverses the country west-to-east for 134 miles. Pictured here is the Firth of Clyde, close to Helensburgh and the westernmost point of the …

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A Weekend Away in Southern England’s Wine Country

Southern England’s vineyards, an easy jaunt from London, are turning out enough prime sparkling wine to merit a quick tasting trip<p>A mile and a half into the chalk hills of the South Downs along a rough, rutted farm track, Breaky Bottom requires reservations, but is well worth the trouble.<p>Vanessa …

The Best Private-Island Vacations for Every Budget—Even Yours!

With private-island getaways available for every taste and pocketbook, you don’t have to be a Silicon Valley success story to indulge your Crusoe fantasies. Here, a guide to 12 winning options<p>By<p>Christian L. Wright<p><b>FOR A FEW DAYS</b> every summer, I have my family’s remote private island in the St. …

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A Trip to Trieste: Italy’s Most Beautifully Haunting City

A heady and historic stew of many influences, Trieste is a languid, literary place like no other<p>By<p>Tara Isabella Burton<p><b>BLENDING INTO THE</b> smoky stone edifice of Caffè Stella Polare, a tiny plaque, barely 3 inches across, announces that this is a caffè filosofico, a salon of sorts for philosophical …

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Even parents who don’t know programming are using games, apps to teach basic skills<p>Many parents want their children to learn to code. Tech leaders and educators are pushing schools to add more computer-science classes, and families often see programming as an essential skill for the future.<p>But …

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The High Consequences of Low Interest Rates

Stock-market selloff is latest sign that many of the gains of low rates have been harvested<p>At the start of 2016, Americans were bracing for interest rates to rise significantly for the first time since the financial crisis.<p>Instead, rates have slumped anew, rattling financial markets and undoing the …

Large crane collapses in lower Manhattan, killing one person and injuring three others

A construction crane collapsed on a street in lower Manhattan on Friday morning, killing a person sitting in a parked car and injuring three other people, authorities said.<p>The towering crane was being secured when it tumbled down onto Worth Street in Tribeca, a roadway that would have normally been …

Drought is still ‘very serious’ in California, despite near record snow

TRUCKEE, Calif. — At the Northstar Ski Resort, where a sugary layer of fresh snow gleamed like icing on a wedding cake, Owen Boran, 5, filled up on M&Ms after several trips down the slopes. “It was fun,” he said, flashing a smile of pure joy.<p>Owen’s family is one of thousands flocking to the Sierra …

New England hit by winter storm on eve of New Hampshire primary

A winter storm pummeled New England on Monday, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights as the region was hit by blustery winds and whiteout conditions that forecasters said could last for hours.<p>This snowfall extended to New Hampshire, where candidates continued campaigning on the last …

China’s booming ocean parks mean misery for bears, belugas and more

ZHUHAI, China — The polar bears pace back and forth in their enclosure, heads lolling as they turn, their distress apparent. Chinese tourists crowd around display windows to snap quick close-ups on their phones.<p>Beluga whales nod in time to loud music, “kiss” children or spit plumes of water toward …

Noma Cofounder to Open Restaurant and Cooking School in Brownsville, Brooklyn

It's the latest endeavor from Claus Meyer's Melting Pot Foundation.<p>Though Claus Meyer opened one of Europe's most famous restaurants, lately his mind …

Where to Go When You Visit the Country’s Top Destination: Philadelphia

This year’s hottest city isn’t New York. It isn’t Los Angeles. It isn’t even Portland. According to Lonely Planet, the must-visit U.S. destination of …

Los 15 barcos más grandes del mundo que surcan los mares

En los océanos actualmente navegan algunos titanes de metal hechos por el hombre. Desde buques de guerra hasta cruceros y barcos de carga, estos son …

A simple, mathematical formula for packing your perfect carry-on

Like a blank page, the sight of an empty suitcase can fill a person with dread. No matter how many times we face the task of packing for a trip, it can still be angst-producing, time-consuming, and inefficient. But done correctly, it makes all the difference. What a relief when your suitcase …

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Quiet, please… In praise of the British Library

Photograph: Alamy<p>Shelf life: the library, designed by Colin St John Wilson, contains 801km of shelving.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/acd4b75f6df623d28f1647c12ff9fa06b00147d3/0_165_3550_2129/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Karen …

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Man Invents 'Water Bicycle' to Commute Across the San Francisco Bay

When Judah Schiller discovered that the new portion of the Bay Bridge bike path in San Francisco would only go halfway across, he decided to adapt …