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Catalan campaigners hand out a million referendum ballots

Thousands gather across Catalonia to show support for 1 October independence vote that Madrid has vowed to stop<p>Catalan independence campaigners have held rallies across the region, distributing 1m ballot papers a week before people are due to vote in a sovereignty referendum that the Spanish …

Watch: Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Here's how to fit 10 days' worth of necessities into a carry-on suitcase.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive …

Yelp created the hotdog app from Silicon Valley (only better)

Yelp’s Photos Team is developing AI and machine learning algorithms to understand content in user photos. Using neural networks, the systems are able to identify specific attributes that make a photo “beautiful.”<p>The neural network can also identify and categorize based on the type of dish in the …

Etihad Airways’ new neighbor-free concept lets you bid for empty seats

Because empty seats don’t talk or snore<p>Etihad Airways has introduced a new “Neighbour-Free Seat” concept, allowing passengers to bid on up to three extra empty seats adjacent to their booked seat. If the bid is won, the extra seats will remain vacant for the duration of the passenger’s journey, …

How to get kids ready for, and excited about, the Great American Eclipse

By Terena Bell<p>You’re standing in the yard with your children. The temperature has just dropped 20 degrees, and it’s pitch dark. Not normal nighttime dark — your kids have seen that before — but completely black, as though all the light is gone from the world. Because it has.<p>The Great American …

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A second robot staffed hotel opens in Tokyo

Dinosaur receptionists were on standby on Wednesday (March 15) as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots and automatons opened in Tokyo.<p>Media were invited ahead of of customers to check out the nine types of robots that help check guests in, clean the lobby, and entertain guests. Humans staff are …

Google's DeepMind plans bitcoin-style health record tracking for hospitals

Tech company’s health subsidiary planning digital ledger based on blockchain to let hospitals, the NHS and eventually patients track personal data<p>Google’s AI-powered health tech subsidiary, DeepMind Health, is planning to use a new technology loosely based on bitcoin to let hospitals, the NHS and …

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10 amazing things to do in Burma

Find the hidden temples of Bagan<p>The ancient Buddhist temples of Bagan - thousands of them, spread across the plains - are Burma's answer to Angkor …

The Secrets to Scoring Astonishingly Cheap Flights

Every year, we make resolutions to travel a little more while trying to stay true to our freshly minted Excel budget sheet. Luckily, for all the …

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How to Take Great Vacation Photos

You could lose the souvenirs you buy when you go on vacation, but the pictures you take from your trips will last forever, says the travel photographer Natalie Amrossi. A brand ambassador for the camera company Canon, Ms. Amrossi has a portfolio of travel shots from more than 50 countries.<p>“Travel …

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Moroccan Turkey Tagine Stew Recipe

"A classic Moroccan tagine stew with warm spices, vegetables and dried fruit adds leftover turkey for a twist on a traditional dish."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Cheesecake Brownie Recipe

251<p>83<p>If you want to see a normally unflappable Parisian go into a little bit of a crazed frenzy, you don’t need to watch their reaction to me …

7-Day Meal Plan: Fast & Cheap Winter Dinners

During the busy and expensive holiday season, fast and cheap meals—that are also healthy—are just what you need. Ready in about 35 minutes and …

The cocktail-lover’s guide to 10 unforgettable, one-of-a-kind bars around the world

Any bartender worth their salt can mix a decent Manhattan or gin and tonic. But watering holes that serve up an unparalleled atmosphere are much more rare. Quartz scoured the globe for one-of-a-kind bars and found these 10 establishments that belong on any cocktail lover’s bucket list.<p><b>H.R. Giger</b> …

The Coziest Bars In San Francisco, By Neighborhood

CitywideThe Bitter End. (Photo: delvalle/Instagram)We've gotten a short reprieve, but the rain that caused headaches around the city will be back …

5 Tech Hacks That Will Save You a Bundle on Airfare

We all love to complain about airlines and their never-ending efforts to find new, clever, and incredibly annoying ways to squeeze every penny out of …

10 Things To Do And See In Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is easily one of my favourite cities to visit, not just in Europe, but right across the world! There’s just so much to see and do here, not …

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Earn 500 Bonus Miles With United MileagePlus X App

I recently wrote about a way to earn 1,000 bonus miles with United MileagePlus Shopping. The terms were a bit confusing but it appears that the offer …

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29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

This Season’s Bachelor Contestants, Ranked By Going Out Top

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.<p>On January 2nd, season one million of the nine-time Emmy-award-winning drama <i>The Bachelor</i> will premiere. Season one million is special because it stars Nick Viall, who has already appeared on not one, not two, but <i>three</i> iterations of the <i>Bachelor</i> franchise, …

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Travel Photography Tips and Resources

Welcome to our travel photography tips page! Our motto has always been <i>“accumulate memories and moments, not just possessions”</i>. And a great way to …

Things you Need to Know Before Road-Tripping Round Iceland

Picture one of those TV documentaries where the camera pans across deserted icy tundra... and you have Iceland! The unparalleled natural scenery makes it the perfect place to take a road trip like no other.<p>Driving in a strange country in wintery conditions can be daunting. You could take a tour, …

10 tips to improve your travel photos

While traveling we love to take pictures and sharing them with you. We have taken several photography classes between us and now have years of …

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10 Cool Things To Know About The Grass Skirt Tiki Bar

For those yet unintiated to San Diego's newest entry onto the tiki scene, The Grass Skirt, which recently opened in Pacific Beach along with its daytime companion Good Time Poke, here's an insider's guide to the SDCM-operated cocktail hideaway.<p>1. There's been high demand, so reservations are …

35 hacks for saving money on travel

Like most of those who find themselves regularly on the road, I'm obsessed with finding deals, discovering travel hacks and earning points. Over the years I've discovered a number of travel booking tips, secrets and tools that allow road warriors to stretch their dollars farther, like:<p>Flights<p><b>1.</b> …

7 Hacks Guaranteed to get you Killer deals on Airfare

Buying flights at full fare is a thing of the past. Now-a-days with so many error fares, booking engines which let you search for months and various …

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A Not-for-Tourists’ Guide to Beijing’s Coolest Hidden Spots

As dusk falls on a just-moderately-polluted Beijing day, a buzz of activity fills photographer Chen Man’s Studio 6, set in the east of the city, past the Fourth Ring Road. Chen, a 36-year-old Beijing native who splits her time between Beijing and L.A., regularly shoots covers of Chinese <i>Vogue</i>, …

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