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First Female Viking Warrior Proved Through DNA

In the 1880s, a fascinating grave was discovered in the Swedish town of Birka. Chock full of weapons, gaming equipment, and two horses, the 10th century AD burial was assumed to be that of a powerful male Viking warrior. But the skeleton had some traits that suggested the person was female. A new …

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

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This spacecraft is thinner than a human hair and can capture space debris

Earth’s orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.<p>Last year, the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite collided with a tiny chunk of debris. Fortunately, the resulting damage to its solar panel turned out to be minor. But it got lucky. If the piece of space trash had been …

This Incredible Time Lapse Of The High Plains During The Eclipse Brought Me To Tears

<b>Video:</b> Folks yak a lot of crap about the High Plains — mainly they complain about it being flat or boring as they drive down the infinitely straight …

Space Photos of the Week: NASA Takes Better Eclipse Photos than You

Millions of people stared up at the sky on Monday for a chance to watch the first total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States since 1979. And …

Microsoft Announces 'Project Scorpio' Edition Xbox One X

Xbox One X will have a limted “Project Scorpio” edition available when it launches this fall Microsoft announced today at its pre-Gamescom …

The best places to stay in a tipi on your summer vacation

Camping accommodations come in a range. There are times when you dont want much more than a light and fast tarp, and then there are times when you …

6 bucket list adventures you can actually afford

Achieving your dreams before you metaphorically kick the bucket shouldn’t have to mean spending your kids’ inheritance in one fell swoop.Sure, a …

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

Profile of an American road trip: Where we go, what we eat, what we spend

Nearly 75% of Americans will take a road trip this year, and California is considered the preferred destination. Alaska and Florida finished second and third, respectively.<p>Those are among the findings of the 2017 Road Trip Survey of more than 1,300 U.S. drivers. For the purposes of the study, a …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

12 Exquisite Hotel Rooms That Include Private Pools Photos

On a relaxing vacation, the last thing one wants to worry about is setting an alarm to get up in time to secure a poolside chaise longue. When a private, personal pool exists just a step outside your own room, you have a front-row ticket to prime poolside real estate no matter what time you rise. …

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Stay in an Owl-Shaped Cabin in Bordeaux, France for Free

Spend a night in France’s wine country—without a hotel bill.<p>Thanks to the TGV Océane train, getting to Bordeaux from Paris is easier than ever (and so is getting to Europe, in general, thanks to a slew of flight deals). Fortunately, saving your money when you arrive—ideally, to spend it on some of …

The Most Luxurious Desert Hotel in the World: Qasr Al Sarab

<b>Located on the edge of the world’s largest uninterrupted sand desert, Rub Al Khali, Qasr Al Sarab delivers absolute luxury in a bucket-list location.</b> …

8 Places in Europe Where You Can Sleep in a Bubble

Want to sleep in a bubble? If so, I’ve selected 8 places where you can do just that while surrounded by pristine countryside, enchanted forests, or …

17 weird and wacky hotels across the United States | CNN Travel

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The Maldives resort designed especially for surfers

The Maldives has long been a dream destination for the rich, famous, in love and newly married, but it’s now starting to attract a new breed of …

The Most Over-the-Top Luxurious Cruise Ships in the World

Cruises get a bad rap. But if you’re envisioning a bunch of septuagenarians piling in for an all-inclusive buffet after a few sexy rounds of bingo, …

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

Iceland's '5 Million Star Hotel' Lets You Sleep in a Bubble Under the Northern Lights

Why let a roof and walls get in the way?<p>Glimpsing the aurora borealis—better known as the Northern Lights—requires only geographical knowledge and a bit of luck, when it comes to the weather. Your options for viewing the once-in-a-lifetime wonder are many these days, but most require you to trek …

19 famous hotels from films you can actually spend the night in

Staying in a five-star hotel is the epitome of luxury travel, and choosing a hotel with celebrity status can make a holiday a truly unique experience.<p>Luckily, there are a number of film-featured hotels that you can actually spend the night in.<p>Some have become as — if not more — famous then the …

Conservatives lobbied White House on transgender policy but total ban wasn't what they asked for

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday to reinstitute a ban on transgender people serving in the military after conservatives who lobbied the White House say they were pushing only to prevent the Pentagon from paying for …

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term "bucket list" usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

National Parks

It Was Inevitable, Really: Netflix Is Turning Into HBO

For a while there, Netflix was on a roll. Over the course of about four years, from <i>House of Cards</i> to <i>Stranger Things</i>, it produced one hot new show …

7 Vegetarian Meals You Can Cook Once And Eat All Week

It's no secret that prepping your food on the weekend makes it easier to eat right during the week. There's no need to order takeout or nuke that frozen mac and cheese when you've got a healthy meal in the fridge, right?<p>Right, you say. But what if you're trying to meal prep without the meat? Beef …

Healthy Eating

12 Habits of Genuine People

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has …

What to Wear When It’s Too Hot to Wear Clothes

It’s <i>that</i> time of year again. The mercury is slowly creeping upwards, and no matter how little clothing you wear, you still show up to work and social outings with frizzy hair and half-melted makeup. Meanwhile, all of those lightweight spring coats and knits that you promised yourself would get put …

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A 30-something travel hacker who spent 11 years exploring 193 countries reveals which travel rewards card he uses every day

Guillebeau told Business Insider that much of the reason he was able to afford a lifestyle of near-constant travel for so many years was thanks to smart spending habits and racking up airline miles and credit card rewards points. In other words, he practiced travel hacking.<p>Now 39, the New York …

These are the best and worst airports in the US

Phoenix, Ariz. has beautiful weather, lots of sun-- and the best airport in the U.S.<p>According to a new study of the country's best and worst airports conducted by ThePointsGuy.com, Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International airport received top marks in several categories including having the shortest …