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15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

National Parks

The World's 10 Best Cities. Hands Down.

Whether it's a serene ancient metropolis or a bustling modern capital, a favorite city is like a great friend: they never disappoint, there's always something new to discover and no matter how much time you spend together, it's just never enough. With this in mind we asked the members of travel …

San Francisco

German scientists think they made a 145 million-year-old discovery

"It's very unusual how long the trail is and what great condition it's in," excavation leader Benjamin Englich told Reuters at the site, referring to 90 uninterrupted footprints stretching over 50 meters. Their diameter measured 1.2 meters.<p>Englich and his team found the impressions in the central …

Germany

What every business traveler should know when visiting Israel

Israel's tech industry is booming and most of the huge tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Intel have big operations there. Plus, investors love it. So do tech companies looking to acquire startups.<p>Israel is also known as a major worldwide tourist destination.<p>But a typical business …

Tel Aviv

America's Prettiest College Campuses

From big Ivy Leagues to teeny tiny liberal arts colleges, there's no shortage of gorgeousness when it comes to higher education. These are our 11 picks for the most beautiful academic establishments in the country.<p><b>Cornell University: Ithaca, New York.</b> <b>View Panoramic.</b><p>A mix of historic and modern, the …

The most expensive countries for tourists to visit

The World Economic Forum's Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015 ranked 141 countries by average hotel cost, cost of living, flight ticket taxes, airport charges, and fuel prices, giving us a list of the world's most expensive countries to visit.<p>Here are the world's 10 most expensive …

European Travel

8 Pieces of Extreme Survival Gear

From heated wetsuits and waterproof down jackets to handheld gadgets, these items are designed to help you survive when all else fails<p>Let's face it, the comforts of modern life can easily make us forget just how wild our planet truly is. And whether we like to think about it or not, emergency …

Mexican Drug Lords Tweet About Their Favorite Swiss Watches

Mexican drug lords are many things. They are powerful cartel masterminds, who traffic illicit product into the U.S. and elsewhere, and are engaged in …

This map shows why a $15 minimum wage is a terrible idea

Progressive favorite Bernie Sanders has proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. If you want a simple illustration of why that's such a staggeringly misplaced idea, look no further than this map from the Pew Research Center .<p>It shows the actual purchasing power of $15 across the …

Housing

10 ways to improve your emotional intelligence and become a better leader

It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the chance to develop.<p>I remember my first day in this new role, one of my direct reports came to see me, and she said she wanted to talk to me urgently.<p>So trying to be a good boss, I took her …

Emotional Intelligence

Inside the world’s most dangerous cities

But even the more experienced traveller will need to take extra care in these cities, which are deemed among the most dangerous in the world.<p>That …

The Best Tents of 2014

Sierra Designs Flash 3UL<p><b>BEST FOR</b>: Backpacking any time rain is in the forecast.<p><b>THE TEST</b>: At first it might seem crazy that the Flash ($499) doesn’t have vestibules over its two waterproof doors. But testers quickly realized that this apparent weakness is actually the three-person tent’s most …

14 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 14 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

Airports

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

Running your own business is no piece of cake. Neither is raising a family. These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination.<p>For some of these mompreneurs, starting a business was a means of creating …

Entrepreneurship

11 cities that China ripped off from the rest of the world

Knock-off bags? Head to Chinatown. Knock-off towns? Head to China.<p>That China is really good at producing counterfeit goods is well documented, but the country has really outdone itself by copying entire towns or cities from other parts of the world.<p>Here are 11 cities that China copied from the rest …

Skyscrapers

Ten books to read in August

From the memoir of a Nobel Laureate to a journalist’s account of living with nomads in West Africa, these are titles worthy of adding to your bookshelf, writes Jane Ciabattari.

What's keeping this 30-year-old super saver from buying a home?

Daryl Marritt paid off a $47,000 student debt in one year while earning a salary of $45,000.<p>The 30-year-old from Brampton, Ont., then turned his attention to saving. Using low-cost index funds, he maxxed out his tax-free savings account and put a whack of money in his registered retirement savings …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Hacking

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

Investing

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

The one thing all entrepreneurial people have in common

It's a common phenomenon for those who are setting out without a safety net to build a business, write a book or movie script, or to invent a new product.<p>What entrepreneurial-minded people have most of all — above inspiration, focus, skills, financing, brilliant ideas, etc. — is that they never …

Entrepreneurship

You Can Cut The Bottom Off A Hanger, Then Easily Transform It To An Incredible Storage Solution

by Tahlea Jankoski 6/23/2015<p>Over the years of living in a home, it can be difficult to stay organized around the house. All of the "stuff" you own …

High gas prices driving you crazy? Do these simple things to slash your gasoline bill

You can't control the price of gas, but you can minimize the damage to your wallet. Many drivers can improve their fuel economy by 10% or more with some easy steps.<p>"Motorists can significantly reduce fuel consumption and save money by simply adjusting their driving style," said Steve Mazor, chief …

‘Business as Usual, Without Our Roof’: Rebuilding After Haiyan

<b>Correction appended: Nov. 26, 2013, 11:55 p.m. E.T.</b><p>The wind thundered in Annabell Coyoca’s ears. It shook the walls and stripped sheets of metal from …

How Meditation Heals Your Mind and Your Home

Everything seems to be closing in on you. The clutter in your home is unbearable; the piles seem ready to topple and you are ready for a full-on …

Meditation

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

Saudi Arabia

The 10 best cities in the world, according to travelers

The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers.<p>Along with hotels, islands, airlines, and airports, Travel + Leisure also ranked the 10 best cities in the world.<p>The results span the continents, but Italy is the only country to have two cities make …

Cape Town

24 incredible new UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The new additions include well-known tourist attractions like France's Champagne wine region, as well as lesser-known historic gems like Jordan's baptist site.<p>From the 18th-century missions of San Antonio, Texas, to Turkey's ancient city of Ephesus, here are the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites.