Julie Reed

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7 Fall Home Decor Trends According to Pinterest

01 of 15<p>The Trendiest Ways to Decorate Your House This Fall<p>While spring may be the season of the deep clean, fall is definitely the season to revamp …

Seven Seas Explorer: the world's most expensive suite at sea?

Navigating the Landscape of Airline Loyalty Programs in 2015

<i>(vincent desjardins) / Flickr</i><p>Many of the nation's airlines have tweaked their frequent flier programs in recent years, but 2015 will be a key point in their broader evolution. Since the first program, American Airlines AAdvantage, was launched in 1981, nearly all airlines have rewarded their …

Airports of the future: 16 weird and wonderful terminals under construction

Skyscrapers

How dangerous is flying in high winds?

A video of a plane attempting to land at Salzburg Airport on Sunday – swaying left and right before aborting its touchdown and returning to the sky – is unlikely to fortify the courage of nervous fliers. But what are the risks posed by high winds?<p>First things first. Wonky “sideways” landings like …

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How Not to Look Like a Tourist in San Francisco

<i>by Chaney Kwak, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Ron Koeberer/Getty Images<p><i>With these tips on how to dress, what to avoid, and where to eat, you'll be right at home in San Francisco -- just don't call it San Fran.</i><p><b>WHAT TO WEAR</b><p><b>Always layer.</b> Don't wear one of those ill-fitting sweatshirts emblazoned with …

The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

The Top 5 Spring Trends You Need in Your Wardrobe

The winter may be gray, glum and cold. Every time my alarm goes off in the morning, I tend to forgo the previous night's adorable laid out outfit and opt for comfort and warmth. However, the winter cold doesn't need to put a damper in your outfit. Check out these must have Fashion Trends for …

What Exactly Is Magnesium Oil And Does It Have Skincare Benefits?

While dousing oneself in coconut oil seems like the beauty trend that's never going out of style, it looks like there's another product on the market that's slowly captivating everyone's attention.<p>We're talking about magnesium oil, a substance that we don't typically hear about in the skincare …

This is exactly how taxis should respond to Uber

The taxi industry may end up disrupting itself before Uber can compete it out of existence. This week, a handful of large cab companies in Broward County, Florida, demanded the right to be free of county fees, limits on picking up airport passengers, metered pricing, and wheel-chair accessibility …

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE: A Shape Of Things To Come

Volkswagen will soon launch a new line of sport utility vehicles that are lighter and more fuel efficient than its current models<p>Volkswagen is working on a new sport utility vehicle set to launch late next year that is lighter and more fuel-efficient than the current VW Touareg. The CrossBlue …

Detroit Auto Show

Bitcoin crashes below $200

Bitcoin is falling — and falling fast.<p>Very early this morning the coin’s price fell below the $200 mark to $179.13, before somewhat rebounding. As of this writing the coin is worth $194.29.<p>Yesterday, the value of Bitcoin started descending quickly. Its value depreciated from its opening price of …

Cryptocurrency

The Lykan Hypersport by W Motors goes on sale in Dubai for $3.4 million

All right Sheiks, CEOs and superstars: time to bust out that checkbook and head to Dubai as the first Lykan Hypersport is for sale, yours for a mere …

Classic Cars

Google Translate gets smarter with language detection, Word Lens

<i>Star Trek</i>'s universal translator is here, and it's on your phone. Google is updating its Translate app on Wednesday, and, as rumored, the new version …

Language

Hackers got a sneak peek at Michael Mann’s new hacker movie ‘Blackhat.’ Verdict: It doesn’t suck.

Michael Mann’s new cyber thriller <i>Blackhat</i> opens Friday. The movie starts with a villain hacking a Chinese nuclear facility and the New York Stock …

Why Google won't fix a security bug in almost a billion Android phones

A day after Google publicized a flaw in Windows 8.1 before Microsoft could do anything about it, news broke about a security vulnerability in Android that the Mountain View company, well, won't fix at all. Rafay Baloch, an independent researcher, and Joe Vennix, an engineer at Rapid7 (a security …

Android News

Samsung Launches Its First Tizen-Powered Phone, The Z1, In India For $92

After plenty of speculation and an abort launch in Russia last year, Samsung has finally managed to release its first phone powered by the Tizen operating system. The Samsung Z1 is coming to India initially, where it is available to buy for 5,700 INR — that’s around $92 — from today.<p>The Z1 is an …

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

World Health Organization

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Dementia