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A company making Bluetooth-enabled suitcases wants to solve your biggest travel problems

Having luggage that is both durable and functional can take your trip from stressful to seamless.<p>While travel bags can often be hefty and easily lost, a new company called Raden is aiming to change this by introducing a line of design-focused and app-connected suitcase.<p>"I used to work at Aldo and …

Luggage

How To Write Down Notes You Will Remember - PsyBlog

Study compares writing by hand with real and virtual keyboards.<p>Writing by hand strengthens memory in comparison to writing on a real or virtual …

These Incredible Hotel Bathrooms Will Leave You With Serious Wanderlust

If beautiful bathrooms are right up your street, you're about to be served a serious dose of wanderlust and envy.<p>There's nothing better than taking …

Sri Lanka

17 Southeast Asia Travel Tips

A friend of ours is making his first trip to Southeast Asia this year. He will be visiting Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. He's lived in Mexico for several years, so he's a seasoned expat, but he has never ventured beyond the Western Hemisphere. We want his trip to be successful in every way, so …

A $1,000 Day in San Francisco for $100

Tom Wolfe, chief concierge at the Fairmont San Francisco, greeted me in the lobby of the palatial hotel, which opened in 1907 atop the expensive Nob Hill enclave. Impeccably dressed in a three-piece suit festooned with decorative pins, Mr. Wolfe claims to be first concierge in the United States — …

San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents

San Francisco became the first place in the country Tuesday to require businesses to provide fully paid leave for new parents in what was hailed as the latest move to address income inequality in the nation.<p>The measure approved unanimously by the Board of Supervisors will give new mothers and …

San Francisco

The First Android Phone That (Almost) Beats the Apple iPhone

I almost converted, but a few nagging reasons to stick with the iPhone remain.<p>It's been a long, long time.<p>I've been using an Apple iPhone for years--since the original model debuted, in fact. I use it for the latest and greatest apps, I have an extensive archive of music in iTunes, and I rely …

Android Phones

THEN AND NOW: These photos show famous scenes of Paris from the 1900s and today

The French art director Julien Knez — who we first read about on IB Times UK— spent last summer wandering Paris, holding up monochrome photos in front of the camera when capturing the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, iconic streets like Place Vendôme, and the famous department store Printemps.<p>Knez …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

The Secret Formula For A Super-Effective 20-Minute Workout

<i>Todd McCullough is a former University of Florida football player and creator of TMAC FITNESS. He specializes in helping busy people get into shape</i> …

34 things you can get for free at Disneyland

This list covers the noteworthy free items scattered throughout the Disneyland Resort beyond the obvious shows and attractions which are all included with the price of admission into the theme parks.<p>The list is a helpful companion to the popular 18 Disneyland Money-Saving Hacks article and our …

How To Use Himalayan Salts To Improve Air Quality, Remove Headaches, and Sleep Better Tonight

Himalayan salts has had a place at our table for some time now. When used in the kitchen pink Himalayan salt has a ton of benefits, from lowering …

The incredible, simple proof of evolution you can find on your own body

So this is a really, really cool thing. To find concrete proof of evolution, you usually have to hit up some fossil records or genetic codes, but …

This Temporary Tattoo Can Monitor Diabetics' Glucose Levels as Accurately as a Finger Prick

A flexible and easy-to-wear temporary tattoo could help diabetics manage their condition without daily finger pricks.<p>Engineers from the University of …

Diabetes

I quit my investment banking job to travel the world for 2 years, and it was the best thing I could have done for my career

Sabina McBride. Sabina McBride<p>After 10 years in the world of investment banking, I decided to drop everything and travel the world for two years, both volunteering my time and backpacking as a tourist.<p>Traveling provided me with an invaluable global perspective, gave me insight into different …

Weekend Science: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope

Ahh, Sunday. Time for coffee, lounging around, and … microbes? Why not? The video above will show you how to make your own microscope so you can see …

Staving off dementia: 5 ways to keep your brain young and healthy

Your brain may change with age but don’t think mental decline has to seep in as you get older. New research suggests there are plenty of ways to keep …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Consumer Tech

9 Almond Butter Snacks for a Healthy Pick-Me-Up

We're here to prove that sweet treats can also be (mostly) healthy. These nine portable snacks are packed with good-for-you ingredients, including …

Food Tips For Your Freezer Can Save You Both Time And Money

Whether you have a huge family or you're just a single person living in a bachelor apartment, we could all stand to save a little bit of money on …

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

A 20-minute fat-busting workout to help you kick-start your day

There’s nothing better than an energetic workout to kick off a weekend, and Adidas Uprising, a two day-event in Mumbai packed with sport and physical …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Evolve + Ascend

The theory of reincarnation, which has its roots in ancient Hindu philosophy, influenced many a great Western mind.<p>Here are some eye-opening thoughts …

Ayahuasca: the Greatest Secret in the Universe | Alternative

<b>Story Views</b><p>by Filip Karinja <br>hangthebankers.com<p><i>“There is a secret, and this is it.”</i> ~ Terence McKenna<p>People around the world have begun to ‘wake up’ …