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20 iPad Apps That Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous

We've collected the best iPad-only apps that aren't available on Android tablets, and there's a little bit of everything.<p>From apps like "Workflow that increase your productivity to some exciting games with cutting-edge graphics, you're bound to find something you'll like.

10 Online Tools Every Award Traveler Should Bookmark

<i>Booking travel (and award travel in particular) can be complicated. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available online to make things</i> …

Maximize Monday: Avoiding Airline Fees

As airline fees continue to rise on everything from ticket changes/cancellations to carry-on bags, to lounge memberships to on-board snacks, now is …

13 Habits You Need to Lock Down NOW to Keep Your Heart Healthy LATER

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10 Best Island Getaways for 2015

If you were looking for an extra excuse to plan that coveted island getaway, 2015 delivers many motivations to fly off somewhere remote, exotic, and wondrous. Whether you want to be amongst the first to experience newly minted resorts, are in search of a good fun-in the-sun party, or are eager to …

15 Most Expensive Places to Vacation

User Rating: 0 <i>(0 votes)</i><p>There are many places for people to vacation, but depending on how much money you have; one might be better suited for you …

12 Bathroom Design Ideas Expected To Be Big In 2015

<i>Natasha Saroca, Houzz Contributor</i><p>If you’ve been thinking about giving your bathroom an overhaul but aren’t sure how, one way to start is to look to the latest design trends for inspiration. We’ve made it our mission to find out what design ideas are expected to make a splash in 2015 to help make …

11 new hotels we can't wait to check into in 2015 - CNN.com

Gold List 2015: The Top 25 Hotels in the U.S.

Whether it's the luxe amenities or just the little touches (whoopie pies, anyone?), these stateside hotels define American elegance.<p>Solage Calistoga<p>The Royal Hawaiian (Luxury Collection), Honolulu<p>Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood<p>Hutton Hotel<p>Hotel Jerome<p>Halekulani, Honolulu<p>Ace Hotel New …

The New Micro Hoteliers

A new breed of vacation-rental owners is taking a page from hotels and bringing more polish and professionalism to the industry.<p>Two years ago, when …

Hospitality

Explore Bangkok With The Siam

The Siam provides a unique opportunity to explore unknown sides of one of the world's great cities. The Siam is the only luxury resort to be located …

The Rebirth of Indonesia’s Sumba Island

“Can you believe this place?” asked James McBride as he led the way to the beach.<p>“It sort of endorses your lunacy, in a funny way.” In his pink shirt …

Passenger pods in cabins: Is this the future of air travel?

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Concept plane cabin design would see air travellers sit …

Bill Gross Investment Outlook Archive

The richest woman in the world is ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are 2,325 billionaires in the world, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, and just over 12% of them are women.<p>With a combined wealth of $930 billion, the world's richest females are making their mark on the global economy -- and their fortunes are only expected …

Family Business

Xiaomi is attempting what Apple and Google have only dreamed of

Today it became clear what it was, exactly, China-based smart device company Xiaomi was getting at when they started releasing devices outside of the …

Washing Machines

The remarkable eight years since Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone

<i>Smartphones existed before Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007. But by upending existing technology platforms, application distribution, and carrier business models, he kickstarted a new era of computing whose impact is yet to be fully understood.</i><p><b>I knew one of the victims of the</b> …

15th century

8 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free downloads right now

This has been a terrific week for paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free. We’ve shared great apps with you all week long, and …

Justin Timberlake’s AfterMaster Chip Makes Any Device Sound Better

AfterMaster is like having a team of audio experts come in and fine tune your home stereo, TV, or headphones. The new AfterMaster chip optimizes the sound quality from any device, enhancing its fullness and clarity. Essentially, it makes audio sound much richer, like you were listening to …

8 Luxury Health Retreats for Total Rejuvenation

<b>At these luxury wellness retreats striving for your best in fitness and health feels like an indulgence.</b><p><b>1. BALI, INDONESIA</b><p><i>Ubud, BALI</i><p><b>Immerse yourself in a wellness program amongst rainforest and rice paddies .</b><p>Como Shambhala, UBUD Situated in the rainforest surrounding Ubud, COMO Shambhala health …

16 Cafes in Bali to Visit At Least Once in Your Life

Bali is one happening island to take a holiday at. We love that Indonesian island so much that we visit it at least thrice a year! It is a popular …

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

If Budgeting Isn't Fun, You're Doing It Wrong

Make a list of your favorite things to do. Start with your most favorite thing to do, then your next most favorite, and keep going until you get to …

Personal Finance

Finding joy in temporary frugality

If you read frugality and simplicity blogs for any length of time, you'll run into a lot of people who take great joy in having simplified their …

This One Key Rule Could Streamline Your Whole Life

Before packing, I did some decluttering, and took a lot of books to the used book store.<p>And what I got rid of were my simple living books.<p>Because, really, simple living is simple. It doesn't take a dozen books to explain it. It doesn't even take one.<p>I started buying books on simple living …