Michael F. Steger

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Hungary’s Top Five Thermal Baths

In my last post, I wrote about my favorite Budapest thermal bath, Széchenyi. But that’s just a drop in the bucket. Budapest has two dozen spas, and …

European Travel

Colombia's Uncrowded Tropical Paradise

When people think of beach destinations in South America, Brazil often comes to mind, with visions of sunny Ipanema, Copacabana, or any of the …

The 10 Best Day Trips From Vienna, Austria

Vienna is surrounded by beauty, culture, and history. Close to Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary, it affords travelers plenty of great …

Prehistoric cave art in the Dordogne

Caves in the Dordogne's Vézère valley contain some of the oldest artworks known to man. Robin McKie enjoys the visit both below – and above – ground<p>At some point in remote prehistory, roughly 12,000 years ago, a group of men and women – no more than half a dozen, scientists believe – crawled into …

How To Pack a Suit

STEP 1 <br>Lay suit facedown on a flat surface.<p>STEP 2 <br>Fold left shoulder back.<p>STEP 3 <br>Turn right shoulder inside out, then tuck left shoulder into the …

Finding peace in the wildest, most beautiful corner of Britain

When I first stumbled on the ruin of Chaipaval on the west coast of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, it was love at first sight. On a slope of closely cropped turf sprinkled with daisies and buttercups, stood the crumbling walls of a ruined chapel.<p>A short distance below, the waves broke on the rocky …

12 Things to Do in Budapest That Will Inspire a Trip to Hungary

A magical city with historic architecture, ornate landmarks, and a serious food and drink scene, Budapest deserves a spot on your bucket list. Buda …

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Pennsylvania GOP moves to oust judges over gerrymandering decision

A Pennsylvania state representative has introduced resolutions to impeach four of the five state Supreme Court justices who voted to override …

Republican Lawmakers Seek To Impeach 4 Pa. Supreme Court Judges Over Congressional Map

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Twelve Republican state legislators in Pennsylvania have signed on to resolutions seeking to …

Pennsylvania Chief Justice Criticizes Impeachment Moves

<b>Updated at 11:00 p.m. ET</b><p>The chief justice of Pennsylvania's Supreme Court is condemning moves to impeach most of the court's Democratic justices.<p>The impeachment resolutions, introduced by a Republican lawmaker, follow a tense battle over the commonwealth's redrawn congressional map, which the …

New Zealand one of five least vulnerable countries to climate change - study

New Zealand is one of five countries considered the least vulnerable to climate change, according to a study by HSBC.<p>The bank assessed 67 developed, …

Climate Change

Paris 7 Like a Local: where to eat, play & stay in Eiffel Tower District and Faubourg Saint-Germain

<b>PARIS ARRONDISSEMENT GUIDE: 7th ARRONDISSEMENT OF PARIS</b><p>Without leaving Paris’ Rive Gauche and following the Seine River upstream, we are going to …

France

I Stripped Down With Strangers for a Real Finnish Sauna Experience — Here's Why You Should Too

As the cab slows to a stop, I scrape some of Jack Frost’s handiwork from the window and peer into the depths of the polar night. We’re only 15 …

‘F*ck You, I Like Guns.’

America, can we talk? Let’s just cut the shit for once and actually talk about what’s going on without blustering and pretending we’re actually doing …

The Top 10 Things to Do in Vienna, Austria

One of Europe’s most beautifully preserved historic capitals, Vienna is a destination every traveler should aim to see at least once. Situated at the …

Why Americans Are Suddenly Flocking to This Gorgeous Caribbean Island (Video)

Long ignored by U.S. travelers, this French island is finally enjoying its moment in the sun.<p>The park ranger Robert Régina and I were hiking along a …

France

In Colorado, a glimpse of renewable energy’s insanely cheap future

Even with storage, new renewables beat existing coal.<p>This month, energy nerds are very excited about a utility bid solicitation.<p>Wait, hear me out. It really is exciting!<p>Usually, when we talk about how renewable energy will evolve in the next five years, we rely on analysts and projections. This is …

Renewable Energy

HOLY FUCKING SHIT THAT REALLY HAPPENED

I scared the shit out of my kids. They had already been subjected to three hours of me clapping and yelling and screaming at the TV, bearing witness …

People Are Stockpiling Special 'Radiation Blocking' Pills to Guard Against Nuclear Apocalypse

But here's what you would actually need.<p>Hopefully it won't be the tweet that launched 1,000 ships – or nuclear weapons.<p>"North Korean Leader Kim Jong …

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How To: How Hackers Use Hidden Data on Airline Boarding Passes to Hack Flights

Millions of travelers pass through airports each day without understanding how powerful and insecure a boarding pass can be. Anyone can scan the …

White Hat

Experiments Show The Effects of a Fourth Spatial Dimension

Wow.<p>We're used to dealing with three physical dimensions and one extra dimension of time as we move through the Universe, but two teams of scientists …

Quantum Physics

Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.

What mattered and what didn’t in Trump’s first year.<p>On January 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump began his inaugural address, a cold rain began to fall.<p>A few hours later, Trump claimed the rain had not begun to fall.<p>“The crowd was unbelievable today,” Trump crowed to revelers at the Liberty …

Donald Trump

The only investment you’ll ever make that matters

I was having a conversation with a young investor yesterday when I mentioned in passing my view that the latest clue that the market cycle is ending …

The Announcement Airlines Don't Make Before You Fly (But Should)

If airlines had to reveal as much about themselves as passengers do before each flight, your boarding preamble would sound something like this<p>Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. At this time, we'd like to begin the social experiment we call our boarding process.<p>Many of you are preparing to rush to …

Flying

The best travel discoveries of 2017 – chosen by Guardian writers

<b>Belmonte Calabro, Calabria, Italy</b><p>In the summer, we drove from Naples through Campania and Calabria, then took the ferry to Sicily. Along the way, we broke the journey at fantastic <i>agriturismi</i> and guesthouses but the most intriguing place was EcoBelmonte, Calabria’s only <i>albergo diffuso</i>. This ancient, …

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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Survivorship bias everywhere

Survivorship bias is one of those rare ideas that is at once instantly accessible and incredibly powerful. The classic explanation of survivorship …

Top Destinations and Travel Trends for 2018

Connecting with locals, discovering unique culinary experiences and holistic wellness are some of the top motivations for travel in 2018.<p>The recently …

Tourism

Humanity’s fight against climate change is failing. One technology can change that.

Iceland is cold. But it sits atop one of the world’s hottest underground regions, giving the country the ability to tap into a massive store of geothermal energy held by live volcanoes beneath Icelanders’ feet. Drill down only a few hundred meters, and trapped water will come gushing out as …

Natural Gas