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There Is No Affordable Housing in America

A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition confirms something that anyone who lives in a city and is not a millionaire should know …

Housing

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Hacking

13 Far-Flung Vacation Spots Where You Can Get By on English

No need to learn Serbian or Guyanese—at these far-off locations, almost everyone knows at least a little bit of English.<p>Maybe you never paid much …

Circle the Globe on the World’s Longest Cruise: 245 Days, 6 Continents, and 59 Countries

It’s no secret that Americans don’t get enough annual vacation time. If the typical two weeks of paid leave just isn’t enough for you, Viking Ocean …

Travel

Visit the Island of Ischia: The ‘Lesser-Known Capri’ HBO Is About to Make Famous

Just weeks ago, HBO’s talent scouts were in Ischia, a volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples.<p>As one local put it, the casting call sought “older …

10 great Greek islands: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Hiking in Amorgos, Cyclades<p>As well as the azure bays and its role in Luc Besson’s The Big Blue, Amorgos is also renowned for its hiking trails, which not only connect the island’s villages but also provide access to ecclesiastical and natural landmarks. Start at Hora, the capital of …

European Travel

Summer Flights to Europe Are the Cheapest in Years. Here Are the Best Deals.

By now it’s no huge secret that airfares to Europe have gotten a lot cheaper in the past few years. The economics are simple: Low-cost airlines …

A $200k retirement fund will last 30 years in these countries

Looking for a place to settle down in your golden years? Moving abroad may be able to get you a bigger bang for your buck, according to a recent …

Retirement

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

Sunshine, souks and swanky hotels… what else do you need?

If your looking to get away and get some hustle and bustle of a souk, beautiful endless desert then Marrakech is the place for you.<p><b>Stay At…</b><p>We stayed …

Five Tips for a Luxury Paris Getaway on a Budget

Whether it’s a hotel stay, shopping or dining out, a vacation to Paris can be a pricey proposition, especially if you’ve got your sights set on an upscale trip. But there are plenty of ways to stretch your dollar in the City of Lights and have a high-end getaway.<p>Barkley Hickcox, a Paris specialist …

France

Hilton's offering up free rooms for people who need a nap - here's how you can snap one up

When you're being productive at work there's nothing worse than the mid-afternoon slump for leaving you struggling to concentrate and keep those …

5 Surprisingly Affordable Places to Travel This Spring (Video)

Planning a great, impromptu getaway this spring may not be as expensive as you think. With Airbnb's competitive, affordable rates and new flight …

Travel

9 habits your gynecologist wants you to stop immediately

Your ob-gyn only has about 7 to 11 minutes each visit with you, and she's not spending that time focusing on how close is your shave. "I see so many patients who apologize for not shaving their legs," says Maureen Mulvihill, MD, an ob-gyn in private practice in Southern California. "But I don't …

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

36 of the top attractions in Greece

European Travel

This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

11 Things You Should Do the Day Before You Leave for a Vacation

This may seem like an obvious one, but “many travelers forget to do it,” said Levent. Check the forecast for your destination and your hometown when …

Travel

TripAdvisor just announced the top 25 destinations in the world and London is second

Paris is the top place to visit this year, according to TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice awards.<p>And surprisingly (or not?), right behind the …

The Caribbean destination that leaves travellers more satisfied than anywhere else in the world

If you need your next holiday to be an absolute hit, consider travelling to the Caribbean island that leaves visitors more satisfied than any other destination in the world.<p>Barbados took the top ranking in the Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) from Norstat and dp2research, which measures tourist …

Top 10 things to do in Singapore

You've been shopping, done some eating, what else to do in Singapore? Lots else, and you can start with these 10 fantastic attractions<p>Marina Bay Sands<p>The long-awaited grand opening of Singapore’s second integrated resort is slated for June 23 and most of us have been looking forward to getting …

Pack Your Bags: This Cruise Will Take You to All 7 Continents in 4 Months

Four-day cruise? Pass. We've got our eyes on a four-<i>month</i> cruise<i>.</i> (Out-of-office reply: on.)<p>The Legends of Cruising World Cruise is a 140-day cruise …

Travel

Studies show that travel will truly make you happier

A lot of products claim to make life better, but there’s an eternal truth that everyone eventually learns through wistful action: travel will truly …

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

Flying

How I cook a healthy and delicious dinner for 4 every night for $300 a month

I love to cook. I like to think that I've gotten pretty good at it over the past decade-plus, during which my wife and I have primarily dined in. Whether whipping up a quick pasta dish for the family or grilling burgers, brats, and steaks for a backyard full of friends, I enjoy pretty much every …

16 Magical Landscapes that Are Totally Off the Radar

From idyllic enclaves and enchanted waterfalls to dancing colors across Northern skies, the natural phenomena that emanate from these landscapes can …

Travel

The television trick to learning a new language

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every day for about five years, Israeli sisters Reut and Shoham Nistel ran home from school, made themselves sandwiches and plopped down on the couch to watch an Argentine telenovela with Hebrew subtitles.<p>The girls became so proficient in Spanish that they started speaking it at home to …

TV