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First time in Singapore? Here are 8 of the top things to do

<b>(CNN) —</b> Singapore is compact -- roughly the same size as New York City -- but the Southeast Asian city-state is brimming with culture, character and plenty of things to do.<p>Bordering the southern tip of Malaysia, just one degree north of the equator, the island of 5.6 million is a destination …

Asia Travel

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

20 photos that show why Seville was voted 2018's top place to visit

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel ranked the 10 cities that everyone will be dying to visit in 2018.<p>Occupying the coveted number one spot is a Spanish …

European Travel

This Genius Hack for Packing Jeans Will Change Your Suitcase Forever

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cram your favorite pair of jeans into an already-stuffed suitcase. Seriously, how is it that even the</i> …

Travel Better in 2018: the 5 Best Websites to Find Crazy Airfare Deals

Yes seats are getting smaller and service is getting worse, but flying across the world has never been cheaper…if you know where to look. Make a …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

Everything you can get for free at the airport

Killing time at the airport doesn’t have to be expensive.<p>If you ever find yourself trapped during a long layover or stuck in a terminal due to plane delays, there are plenty of things to do in the airport that are completely free.<p>Yes, this means you don’t have to spend money at the duty-free or at …

Ronald Reagan

Tricks and Tips to Expand Your Startup Internationally

Expanding beyond one's native geography is often a major growth imperative for many early stage companies. The good news is that quite a few startups …

"in between two worlds" Photo by Yiannis Pavlis — National Geographic Your Shot

Register to Earn ‘Unlimited’ Hilton Bonus Points – Even on Award Stays!

Hilton has announced their first 2018 bonus points promotion which they are calling “Points Unlimited”. This promo is now open for registration and …

The Best Road Trips of the World - Part Four

There is no better way to explore the world than to have the freedom of moving at your own pace and having the flexibility to change your itinerary …

How to Get the IRS to Pay You for Holiday Travel

Is the cost of holiday travel a bit overwhelming? The IRS may be able to help.<p>If you're one of the many Americans who travel during the holidays to …

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

Homeland Security is Looking to Hire a Photographer for Up to $104K a Year

Miss out on that $100,000 a year job working for the government in the same role Ansel Adams had? Another lucrative US government photography job …

In & Around New London: Best Spots For Breakfast

Here are the best places to start your day with a quality meal in and around your area.<p>NEW LONDON, CT — Looking for a satisfying meal to start your …

This Behind-The-Scenes Action From Professional Shoots Will Make You Sit Back & Admire Photographers

There are times when we gawk at a stellar picture portrait with more amazement and appreciation for the photographer's skill than admiration for the …

Photography

How to pack lightly for every trip

<b>No one likes baggage. Don't let heavy, awkward suitcases hamper your travel adventures.</b><p>I learned an important packing lesson a year ago. I found …

New Year’s Eve flight jets around the world ‘twice’ in 24 hours

If you can’t party hard enough on Dec. 31, one private jet company is offering an unrivaled adventure. On New Year’s Eve, PrivateFly will charter an aircraft from Sydney, Australia to Honolulu, effectively allowing passengers to ring in 2018 not once, but twice.<p>“This is the ultimate way to see in …

Aviation

The weirdest bars we came across in London in 2017 — from an adult ball pit to a fake prison

Some weird bars have opened in London in 2017. These are the quirkiest ones we found.<p>Ballie Ballerson is an adult ball pit with 1 million UV balls that glow in the dark. It launched as a pop-up but now has a venue in Shoreditch.<p>The Bletchley is a spy-themed bar where you crack codes to get …

England

2 Days in Paris: The Perfect Itinerary

Paris is easily one of our favourite European cities, and one that we return to time and again. It has so much to offer, from beautiful views to …

All-Inclusive Adults-Only Resorts and More for Your Spring Break Escape

Spring Break has given us all some of our favorite travel memories. You got in the car, found your way to a beach, and partied until your voice went …

Mobile phones: Send a text to end your contract

<b>Mobile phone users will soon be able to switch providers by sending a text to the operator they want to leave, the telecoms regulator has confirmed.</b><p>Ofcom said the change meant customers could avoid a long call to their operator when they want to switch.<p>In turn, they will be sent switching codes to …

Mobile

LAX to Perth, Australia $542, Melbourne $592 via Singapore

One of the deals available today is Los Angeles to Singapore for $347 round trip for travel next April or May. Scoot Airlines is a Singapore based …

8 of the World’s Best Natural Hot Springs and How to Find Them

So deep into winter, it’s only natural for those of us tired of daily commutes in the early dark to start thinking of the warmer places we’d rather …

This Cruise Guarantees You’ll See the Northern Lights — or Your Next Cruise Is Free

You're guaranteed an unforgettable cruise.<p>No matter what kind of cabin you choose, you’re still guaranteed an unforgettable view on this …

ALERT: Aeromexico MQM / MQD / SkyMiles Mileage run. ~$550 for 17k+ MQMs & SkyMiles plus $3454 MQD credit!

Not an amazing seat but an amazing price<p>These runs are just crazy good. I only have time to put up a quick note on this but see these links to read …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama — Cheaha State Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska — Mendenhall Ice Caves<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona — Emerald Cove<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas — …

How to Build a Killer Crowdfunding Campaign Page

Failing to stand out can be harmful to your campaign.<p><i>By Evan Varsamis, entrepreneur, founder/CEO at Gadget Flow, investor and marketing advisor at Qrator Ltd.</i><p>When you look at successful crowdfunding campaigns, the one thing that stands out is that they nailed it right from the beginning. …

Hack your travel experience by treating flights like a rejuvenating workout

Few situations test your body more than sitting in a tiny seat (hopefully not the middle!) on an airplane for hours on end. People have gotten super …

Snapchat Launches Mac App to Let Creatives Build Customized Augmented Reality Effects

Snapchat today announced "Lens Studio," an all-new application for Mac and Windows computers that lets creatives and developers create and customize their own augmented reality effects. Although anyone can use Lens Studio, the company noted that it was built with tools aimed at those who "dabble" …