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Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

Visiting Argentina Gets Less Expensive

Argentina, land of the tango, gauchos and good wine, is also emerging as the land of the good deal.<p>Foreign visitors who pay for their lodging with an international debit or credit card — not cash — now receive a direct and automatic refund of the country’s 21 percent value-added tax. The …

Buenos Aires

18 Things You May Not Know About Puerto Rico

1. You can leave your passport at home.<p>On Sunday, June 11, Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly in favor of becoming the United States’ 51st state.<p>Puerto Rico is known for its beautiful beaches, but it also has some perks you might not know about. Here are a few reasons to visit our friends in the …

US physicists win Spanish prize for work in gravity waves

MADRID (AP) — Astrophysicists whose work led to the ground-breaking detection of cosmic gravitational waves first predicted by Einstein have been …

Beyond Palermo: The 3 hottest up and coming neighborhoods in Buenos Aires

In the last 10 years, Palermo has become the hottest neighborhood in Buenos Aires for travelers, expats, and Argentines alike. And while to this day …

Argentina

Catalonia to hold independence referendum from Spain in October

Catalonia's regional government has announced it will hold a referendum on separating from Spain on October 1. The Spanish government, which sees the …

Europe

Reverso helps you avoid sounding like a robot dork in a foreign language

Learning a language is hard. Schools, in particular, are especially bad at teaching them. If you’re just reciting verb conjugations, and learning words and phrases that don’t interest you, you won’t make any progress.<p>Over the past few years, there’s been several interesting efforts to fix this …

Catalonia To Hold Referendum In October On Leaving Spain

Catalonia will hold a referendum on October 1 on whether to leave Spain, the head of the region announced Friday.<p>"The question will be: 'Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a republic'," said Carles Puigdemont, the head of the regional government, Reuters reports.<p>But …

Gaudí’s First Built House Opens to the Public for the First Time in its 130-Year-Old History | Colossal

<p>Built between 1883 and 1885, Casa Vicens is the very first home designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. During most of the Barcelona home’s …

Barcelona

Clay house in Mexico City is all about light

Gorgeous<p>Architect Andrés Stebelski can get pretty clever when it comes to light and space. His Carpinos House in Mexico City is no exception. From the street, the house’s main volume seems to levitate above the slope below, lending a lightness to the clay-covered form.<p>"Taking advantage of the …

Architecture

Catalonia calls independence referendum for October

Spanish government has vowed to do everything it can to prevent long-awaited and highly controversial referendum from taking place<p>Catalonia’s long-awaited and bitterly controversial referendum on independence from Spain will be finally held on 1 October, the regional government announced on Friday, …

Europe

Besalú, the most interesting Spanish village you've never heard of

Besalú may be the most interesting Spanish village you've never heard of. It has a cast of medieval characters you've probably never heard of either.<p>There was Wilfred the Hairy, who was the count of Besalú (among other titles) in the 9th century. Many consider him one of the founders of a unified …

Teenage whizzes invent a 'thermoelectric spoon' that heats up food on the go

A team of teenage Mexican students have come up with an invention that is turning quite a few heads: an electronic spoon that heats up your meal one spoonful at a time – or reheats it all at once if you choose to stir it.<p>hey are hoping their innovation can offer an easy solution for hungry …