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Millennials Put Too Much Trust In The Wrong People, Study Says

You'll be amazed in whom millennials have a surprising level of trust. And in whom they don't.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>It's not easy being the future.<p>There's a lot of pressure. The hope of others has been thrust on your …

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Is Sleeping With the TV on Actually Bad for You?

Millions of people fall asleep with the TV on every night, but is it bad for your health? Read on.<p>Nearly every day for the past, say, five years, I've fallen asleep in much the same way. I lay down, put my computer next to my head, pull up a random episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> that I've seen maybe …

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Why Fitbit Shares Fell 18% Today

Shares of Fitbit fell more than 18% on Tuesday after the marker of wearable electronics premiered its first new product in nearly a year.<p>Investors …

Why GM's Deal With Lyft Should Raise Eyebrows

One way to gauge the meaning of what happens at the massive trade show CES this week is to focus on the products. Virtual reality systems, drones …

Tesla supplied just 208 Model X cars in 2015

Elon Musk’s new electric car is still hard to find on the streets, but production is ramping up<p>The Model X, Tesla’s first new car in three years, was launched to much fanfare in 2015, but the company’s boasting of the “most advanced car yet” may have been a tad premature – just 208 cars were …

One person helped sell $16m worth of Tesla models in two months

Top Performer Wins A $130,000 P90D 'Ludicrous' Edition Model S<p>Who needs dealerships when private individuals can sell as many as three Teslas a day from their own homes? The most recent public referral program from Tesla Motors has ended, and the top performer helped move 188 Tesla electric …

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How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Best of the West: Sweden by the Sea

<i>By Stephanie Pearson</i><p>“Oysters always taste best when you open them yourself,” says Hanna Thorén Karlsson, as she throws a thick blond braid over her shoulder and grabs a bivalve from a bed of seaweed. With a move that would bloody a lesser shucker, she slices the oyster in half. “The first rule of …

11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights

With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak season for rooftop patio-ing. As such, I've rounded-up 11 favorites at luxury hotels from Laguna Beach to Bangkok.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights<p>Follow Joy Pecknold on Twitter: …

The Fight Against America's Terrible Vacation Policies Is Heating Up

The average American worker barely takes advantage of <i>half</i> of their allotted vacation time, according to a Glassdoor survey released earlier this year. Most American workers are currently entitled to 10 vacation days -- which is 10 fewer days than the Germans and Irish get, and 20 days short of the …

Lighthouse facts: 10 things you may not know | CNN Travel

Top 11 Lighthouse Inns

The best thing about lighthouses is that they are located in the most beautiful coastal landscapes. There is something inherently romantic about the sight of a lighthouse standing strong on the edge of a cliff and its promise to lead the sailors safely to shore. Who wouldn't want to spend the night …

A Retrofuturistic Train Journey to Explore America’s New Frontiers

Wildlife<p>Tomorrow, a group of 25 millennial pioneers will embark on a retrofuturistic, crowdfunded train journey across America known as the Millennial Trains Project.<p>Along the way, they will meet with local innovators, grow as leaders, and build trans-regional perspectives relating to their …

What Should I Know About Hiking the Ice Age National Scenic Trail?

<i>A:</i><p>There's no better time than August to hike the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, one of 11 national scenic trails in the United States that’s federally protected thanks to its natural beauty. It’s also the only National Scenic Trail that traces a geologic landscape rather that being a point-to-point …

10 Travelgasmic Instagram Accounts: Best Travel Instagram Accounts to Follow

<i>An original TRAVELBREAK post by Stephanie Be.</i><p>If you haven't figured it out by now (I'm sure you have), I have a thing for travel photography.<p>There's nothing that makes me want to pack up and go like really special photos of really special places.<p>Can you blame me?<p>As humans, we're a pretty visual …

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Luxury Hotels Steal Spotlight in New Film About Hotel Critic

“A Five Star Life” is an agreeable enough film about a hotel critic who is so caught up in her work that her time away from the job warrants only a …

Destinations Mine Underground Caves for Tourism Dollars

Most tourists don’t go looking for damp dark destinations; however, some who have fallen in love with the sport of caving are traveling worldwide to …

Holiday Inn Is Fueling InterContinental Hotels' Growth

In the global hotel industry, it’s all about lifestyle brands and boutique hotels, right?<p>Wrong. Or at least that’s not what’s taking place at the …

Free Wi-Fi Is More Dangerous Than You Think

They're those two magic words every traveler wants to hear or see: "Free Wi-Fi."<p>What other sort of incentive inspires travelers to actively seek out every Starbucks and McDonald's in a new city? Or contemplate staying in that sketchy hostel or hotel, just for its wireless hotspot?<p>But free Wi-Fi can …

Comino Island In Malta Has A Blue Lagoon, And It's Kind Of Heaven

If paradise exists, it might be in Malta.<p>This is Comino, the tiny island off the tip of Italy's boot in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Comino has an estimated population of four humans, a complete absence of cars and a Blue Lagoon with waters so perfectly azure, we don't even believe they're …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

The Quin is Manhattan's Quintessential Luxury Boutique Hotel and one of the Best in the World

By Nancy and James Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World<p><i>New York City 57th and 6th Avenue, The Quin Hotel</i> When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around …

Road Trip: Back Roads of Provence, France

Discover the arts, foods, crafts, and vistas that make this one of Europe's most inspiring regions.<p>If you drive slowly through the village of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue on a weekday afternoon, things are so quiet you may hear the Provençal version of the proverbial pin drop: the cork popping off a wine …

The Pilot Shortage Is Real and Regional Airlines Are Feeling It

The pilot shortage, exacerbated by mainline airlines hiring for the first time in years, increased requirements for pilot training, the …

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

Mini guide to nightlife in Glasgow

From traditional pubs to candlelit clubs, the social scene in Scotland’s second city is some of the best in Britain.<p>Whether you’re after a wee dram in a cosy pub, a microbrewery beer in a swanky bar or a night filled with loud live music and dancing, Glasgow’s nightlife has something for</b> …