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Booking Mileage Ticket Tricks to Europe

Me and my dad in Sete, France<p>I fly over 100,000 miles a year but I don’t play the mileage game (paying more and/or making a stop just to fly one …

Come for the toilets, stay for the food and fun at Bangkok’s airport-themed mall "Terminal 21"

Asia is full of wonderful travel destinations. With a mix of rich history and rapid development, it’s far from a boring place to visit. However, the …

The world's most hi-tech hotels

A robot concierge waiting politely to take your luggage, personalised mood-lighting at the swipe of an iPad and virtual postcards. This is just a taster of what’s on offer at the world’s most hi-tech hotels.<p><b>Novotel München Messe, Munich</b><p>Here, guests are not only welcomed by a real concierge, but …

Google Glass

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels in the Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there’s something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the …

The 5 Best Street Eats in Bangkok

Thailand is one of the best places in the world to eat on the street. It's cheap, it's fresh, and the mix of distinctive southeastern flavors -- chili, lime, lemongrass, mmm -- reaches an unparalleled peak of covetable deliciousness in the simmering pots and hand-pushed carts of bustling Bangkok. …

20 Hotels That Are Soaked in History

If the walls of historic hotels could talk, they would tell you about the battles that have happened within earshot, the slew of legendary people who …

Travel Guides

20 of the World’s Best Romantic Hotels

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, …

Buy Experiences, Not Things

Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.<p>Forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. It wanders about a third of the time while a person is reading, talking with other people, or taking care of …

Secret Restaurants Worth Finding

You might need to look high, low and everywhere in between to find these under-the-radar restaurants, but it’s worth the effort.<p><b>Hudson Clearwater, New York City</b><p>You’re liable to walk right past the boarded-up West Village storefront that shields this clandestine restaurant from curious (but …

Scientists sequenced the genome of a man who lived 45,000 years ago

A femur belonging to a Siberian man helps narrow down the timing of interbreeding events with Neanderthals<p>Scientists have successfully sequenced the genome of a man who was alive 45,000 years ago, which makes the resulting sequence the oldest one researchers have ever obtained from a modern …

The Big Future: Can we build a better brain?

How will the future change the human brain? This week's <i>Big Future</i> takes a look at a new wave of neurological techniques that directly alter the brain's electrical patterns, correcting seizures and movement disorders. Some doctors are even experimenting with using it to treat depression. Could the …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

Humans Blamed for Extinction of Mammoths, Mastodons & Giant Sloths

The latest volley in a long-running debate over why woolly mammoths, giant sloths, mastodons and cave lions died out worldwide suggests that humans …

Racial stereotypes linked to health care disparity

Persistent health disparities by race may be related, in part, to anxiety about being confronted by negative racial stereotypes while receiving …

Why Adults Struggle to Pick up New Languages

Many adults struggle to learn a second language, but not for lack of effort — the problem may actually be that they're trying too hard, a new study …

Language Learning

What Somebody's Mummy Can Teach You About Heart Disease

We think of heart disease as a modern scourge, brought on by our sedentary lifestyles and our affinity for fast food.<p>But a few years ago, a team of researchers discovered something puzzling — CT scans of Egyptian mummies showed signs of hardened, narrow arteries. Further scans of mummies from other …

Uncontacted Amazonian Tribe Voluntarily Contacts Scientists, Catches Flu

The flu can be deadly to populations that have never encountered influenza viruses.<p>Late last month, something extraordinary happened at the edge of the rainforest in Acre, Brazil. Members of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe voluntarily approached scientists from the Brazilian government, <i>Science</i> …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

The world's earliest selfies – in pictures

The selfie isn't a 21st-century invention. Buzz Aldrin has reminded us on Twitter that he took the first space selfie in 1966. Here's a selection of other early examples of the form – from the 1830s to the 1980s

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

25 Icons Who Travel in Style

Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.

How to Survive a Shark Attack | The Art of Manliness

Ahhhh…. life couldn’t be better. You’re finally on that vacation in the Florida Keys that you’ve been planning for the past year. And it couldn’t …