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Boeing’s prototype drone can carry 500 lbs of cargo

Boeing just revealed a prototype drone capable of carrying much more than a camera. The company tasked engineers with designing and building a cargo drone and the prototype they came up with is able to haul 500 lbs of goods.<p>The vehicle is huge and much larger than anything DJI sells. It weighs 747 …

Drones

How I'm Getting the Most Travel Time I Can in 2018

Or, how to turn 15 days of paid time off into 45 days of travel.<p>You may not think you have enough vacation time in 2018 to take the trips you want to …

Travel

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

Dessert

Y Combinator launching program for more mature startups

Y Combinator, the well-known Silicon Valley startup accelerator, will add a program for "growth stage" companies next year, a departure from its …

Apple is ready to invest far more than $1 billion on U.S. manufacturing

Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund to help U.S. manufacturing isn’t capped at $1 billion, according to chief operating office Jeff Williams.<p>The $1 billion investment was announced in May this year. At the time, Tim Cook said it was Apple’s “initial” investment, suggesting that there could be more …

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

European Travel

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

Cyber Monday Flight Deals Include $49 to the Caribbean and $89 to Europe

There are also $20 domestic tickets.<p>Cyber Monday isn’t just about discount codes for online purchases and big sales from major retailers like Walmart …

Flying

15 Holiday Destinations You Need To Visit In 2018

The experts share their top tips<p>This year, our Instagram feeds were inundated with snaps from the hills of Sri Lanka, lagoons in the Philippines, and …

55 International Films And TV Shows On Netflix People Can't Stop Talking About

To binge or not to binge? That is the question.

'He's nothing to me but a dollar sign': 15 comedy duos who secretly hated each other

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Hiking

Flight Deal: U.S. to the Scottish Highlands from $440 Round-Trip

This flight deal makes it even easier to check off one of our top places to travel in 2017: Scotland.<p>There are three months left in 2017, which means there are still three months left to check out one of our 2017 destinations of choice—and a flight deal from British Airways and American just made …

Fly from the US to Thailand in the $400s Round Trip

Picture this - sprawling rice fields, colorful floating markets and elephants basking in the morning sun - it's not called the Land of Smiles for …

Thailand

New method solves metal's 3D-printing problem

A new method of 3D-printing reported in Nature today could churn out weldable aluminum alloy parts to make lightweight and speedy planes and cars. …

Best Ever Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>First, prepare the cream cheese batter. In a medium bowl blend together melted chocolate chips, egg, cream cheese, sugar, flour, and …

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

Hiking

7 Nontouristy Travel Destinations For Those Who Hate People

Some of us just don't like people, and that's OK. But the struggle of not wanting to be surrounded by crowds becomes even more real when it comes to …

A Pro Traveler Reveals the 5 Scams American Tourists Fall for Every Time

If you've ever been involved in a travel scam, you'll know how utterly frustrating it is—not only that you've been duped, but that you allowed …

There Are Whole Blueberry Muffins in This Ice Cream

You’re probably getting bored with eating the same blueberry muffin for breakfast every morning, right? I thought so. But the problem isn’t the …

Recipes

Finish Off Your Summer With a Scream by Watching These 35 Horror Movies on Netflix

Every month, Netflix welcomes a bunch of new titles and tosses out even more, but one thing remains the same: it always has an incredible treasure trove of terrifying horror movies. This Summer has featured some pretty great titles, so there's no better time to hunker down in the safety of your …

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Hospitality

The Best Grilled Cheese

Good morning. A few years ago, my colleagues and I put together “A Field Guide to the American Sandwich” for The Times. It was a celebratory taxonomy, in the main, but we were lucky to pick up a few helpful recipes along the way, including Julia Moskin’s invaluable one for grilled cheese.<p>Now, you’d …

Recipes

Self-driving car demo is the first to cross the US-Canada border

As a rule, self-driving car tests tend to be limited to the country where they started. But that's not how people drive -- what happens when your autonomous vehicle crosses the border? Continental and Magna plan to find out. They're planning to pilot two driverless vehicles all the way from …

6 Travel Apps That Industry Experts Swear By to Save Money

Industry experts swear by them<p>The last thing anyone wants to do is spend more money than necessary when planning a vacation. But luckily, there are …

Apps

10 scenic highways worth the drive

Take the scenic route<p>Interstate highways are ideal for long-haul driving. However, most of these roads are defined by concrete barriers, generic …

Blue Ridge Mountains

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

Adventure<p>These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the …

Apps

21 things I wish I had known about travel when I was 25

I LEFT THE United States and started traveling full-time when I was 25. Here’s what I wish had known about traveling when I resigned, left my East …

The freaky Pixar theory that could blow your mind