John Maciejczyk

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When Vintage Design Becomes Cool

<i>It was better before! Vintage and retro enjoy a nostalgic place in our daily lives, part a fun cyclical trend that transforms the tacky into the</i> …

215 Hours of Free Foreign Language Lessons on Spotify: French, Chinese, German, Russian & More

In September, we highlighted for you 75 free audio books available on Spotify--books written by the likes of Jane Austen, James Joyce, Charles …

Language Learning

10 Must-Try Restaurants in Quebec City

Discover the vibrant restaurant scene in Quebec City with travel writer and frequent National Geographic contributor Annie Fitzsimmons.<p>You wouldn’t have wanted to be my dining companion in <b>Quebec City</b>. I was completely inappropriate, struggling to stop chocolate from dribbling out of a crepe or …

Montreal city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and music

It’s got Gallic charm, North American grit and parties like nowhere else. And with two new direct flights starting from the UK, Montreal now makes a perfect city break<p>Montreal doubled for Brooklyn in John Crowley’s eponymous 2015 film, has been dubbed the next Seattle, and last year became the new …

Videos Recreate Isaac Newton’s Neat Alchemy Experiments: Watch Silver Get Turned Into Gold

Yesterday we featured an online archive of “chymical” manuscripts from the hand of Isaac Newton, who, in addition to modern physics and mathematics, …

Check out Tesla's four different glass solar roofs

Can you see the solar panels?<p>Tesla released photographs of four different solar roofs that the company announced earlier today. Instead of adding bulky solar panels to an existing roof, the roofs themselves will be made of textured glass tiles that incorporate photovoltaic cells.<p>The new roofs are …

Three Days in Quebec City

Here's how to plan the perfect long weekend in this historic Canadian destination.<p>Winters in Canada can be strong, so Quebecers are among the first to hit the streets in the spring to dance in the sunshine at festivals and relax on café patios. Join them and it won’t be long before you too develop …

The best budget hotels for a European city break in 12 top destinations

An expert guide to the top budget hotels in Europe, including the best affordable accommodation in Venice, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Prague, Lisbon, Madrid, Florence, Budapest and Berlin.<p><b>Prices quoted are for a double room in low season, based on two people sharing. Prices are</b> …

A Guide to Paris’s Most Underrated, Locals-Only Neighborhood

Paris isn’t all Le Marais and Montmartre. On the same side of the Seine (the right bank), lies the 16th Arrondissement, an affluent, leafy district that has great views of the Eiffel Tower, but none of the tourists. Here, you’ll find locals shopping at markets or sitting in the pretty Bois de …

The BBC is testing a holographic television inspired by 'Star Wars'

The British broadcaster has created an experimental holographic television, inspired by the Princess Leia hologram in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."<p>In a blog explaining the innovation, the BBC said it created the holographic TV using "existing technologies and simple techniques."<p>Here's how …

Star Wars

The Best of Quebec City

After spending a week on assignment in <b>Quebec City</b>, I thought I’d make a list of some of my favorite finds. (Let me know if you have others to add by leaving a comment below, because this is one city I’ll definitely be returning to soon.)<p>And, while I was able to spend a full seven days in Quebec’s …

The American Foods Mark Twain Craved While Traveling Abroad

For most of us, food cravings are generally pretty manageable. In the mood for a burger? Head to the nearest drive-through. On the hunt for a …

Mark Twain

Stir Fried Bourbon Chicken Recipe - Chinese Food

There are so many different versions of bourbon chicken and so many different brands of so called “bourbon” to experiment with that one could easily …

This Canadian 1-seater electric car is the lonely man's Tesla

Do you love driving an electric car, but hate the daily reminder that you're alone in this world as you drive solo in a car built for five passengers?<p>…

The Sound of Your Voice May Diagnose Disease

There’s long been talk in medicine about the need to listen more to the patient voice — and now that mantra is being taken literally.<p>Academics and …

How To Impress With Your Home

Living the <i>Animal House</i> lifestyle was fun back when you were actually a university student. Now that you’ve left the toga parties, food fights and …