Mariana Pinto

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A Day Trip To Oia, Santorini, Greece: What Not To Miss

While I thoroughly recommend spending as much time as possible in Santorini, sometimes all you have is the option of one day. If you find yourself island hopping throughout Greece, here is your itinerary for exploring Oia, on the island of Santorini.<p>While I thoroughly recommend spending as much …

Taking A Private Jet Can Be Cheaper Than You Think

When your calves involuntarily cramp at the mere thought of flying in economy yet <i>again</i>, it might be time to book a private jet.<p>Yup, some private planes will fly people just like you for rates that dip -- not always, but sometimes -- below the cost of a regular plane ticket.<p>They're called "empty …

Do Robots Have a Real Future in the Hospitality Industry?

An image of a robot delivering bath towels to hotel guests or one mixing margaritas on cruise ships would only recently just be the stuff of science …

3 Ways to Guarantee Your Next Business Trip Won’t Be All Work and No Play

This post comes from our partner <br>Follow @GansevoortPark<p>As the lines between business and leisure travel continue to blur, hotels are evolving to …

You Can Now Buy a GoPro Camera Harness For Your Dog

Now you can feel even closer to your dog by seeing the world from a more canine point of view.<p>GoPro, which makes tiny cameras popular with …

Samsung's new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone

Samsung took the wraps off the Gear S today, its next-generation smartwatch that comes with 3G connectivity, touted to bring “the smartphone experience to the wrist.”<p>The introduction of 3G connection on top of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support means that you don’t have to bring your smartphone around …

Samsung's New Necklace Is The Strangest Tech Product We've Seen All Year

The Samsung Gear Circle can be paired with a smartphone to receive calls and listen to music, similar to existing high-end earphones and headsets. But one thing that is new about the headset is its magnetic locking system, which turns the earphones into a vibrating necklace when they're not in …

Ybrain Raises $3.5M To Fund Trials Of Its Wearable For Alzheimer’s Patients

Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. Co-founder Seungyeon Kim told TechCrunch that the money will be used for clinical …

More iPhone 6 component photos ‘confirm’ silver, gray and gold colors, depict larger internal speaker and new vibrator design

In the latest round of iPhone 6 images, NowhereElse.fr has a new set of photos showing a selection of SIM trays, home buttons, speakers and vibrator motors. The SIM trays are once again show in the same three colors as the iPhone 5s, silver, gray and gold. It seems like the gray is of a slightly …

U.S. judge rejects Apple bid for injunction against Samsung

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge rejected Apple Inc’s latest bid for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in another sign of the diminishing impact of the smartphone patent wars.<p>Apple's iPhone 5 (top) and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 are seen in this picture …

‘Crop tourists’ predict record corn and soyabean harvests | Financial Times

Every August, travellers with a high tolerance for monotony flock to the two-lane highways of the rural US Midwest.<p>Tracing 1,000-mile routes across …

4 Ways To Control Your House From Your Phone

Wireless devices that control your lights, temperature, and more are all the rage. Get in on the trend with these best buys.<p>Imagine it: You're headed home and, with a few taps on your smartphone, you preheat the oven, tweak the thermostat, turn on the porch light and start a load of laundry. Sound …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

5 Essential Tips for Your First Apartment

Designers share their best advice on moving into your first apartment. Tour the ultimate Manhattan apartment for a 20-something.<p><i>Designer Lilly Bunn in the Manhattan living room she designed for a young client.</i><p><b>1. What to Buy</b>"Buy only what you love. The things you yearn for, that were a stretch to …

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5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

Is Your Green Juice Making You Fat?

Hidden sugar in so-called healthy drinks and food could be sabotaging your weight. Nicole Catanese reveals the not-so-sweet truth.<p>We've been programmed to think that fat equals fat and the weight loss equation is all about calories in versus calories out. But the word to fear most may actually be …

Science Shows Losing Your Virginity Has Gotten Better Through The Years

From the editors of Esquire.com, back in your day, sex was guilty and uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden. But the kids are realizing that it doesn't have to be that way.<p>A study from Illinois State University, published in the most recent Journal of Sex Research, has provided one of the largest …

Depression therapy could help cancer patient fight illness

Three quarters of cancer patients who suffer from depression are not offered any treatement, a study by Oxford and Edinburgh universities has found<p>Hundreds of cancer patients could be dying early or enduring needless pain and anxiety because they are not treated for depression, health experts have …

The Ingenious Way the Ancient Egyptians Should Have Built the Pyramids

Thousands of years ago, a minority of ancient Egyptians set a majority to work building some of the oldest human-made structures in the world. It …

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Is fast food making us depressed?

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.<p>The people entering Felice Jacka’s offices over the next few months will be in the throes of depression. …

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