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Want cheap airfare? This is the best day to book a plane ticket

Hoping to snag the best price on a plane ticket? Try booking almost seven weeks in advance.<p> analyzed nearly 5 million trips last year and found the best prices for domestic airfarewere booked, on average, 47 days ahead of the departure date. The year before, the sweet spot was 54 …


7 Romantic Hideaways For Valentine’s Day

There’s nothing more romantic than whisking your beau off to an idyllic wilderness locale and forcing him or her to enjoy your company within the confines of a gorgeously decorated love shack.<p>This Valentine’s Day, we’re dreaming of picturesque getaways in remote settings, tucked into the Norwegian …


15 New Orleans must-dos: Sno-balls, beignets and more | CNN Travel

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

Frozen Niagara Falls draws tourists | CNN Travel


A Look inside a Capsule Hotel in Kyoto

The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to the trend of capsule hotels, such as the 9 Hours<p>The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to the trend of capsule hotels, such as the 9 Hours Kyoto seen here. The interior evokes a spaceship-like vibe with its ultra clean lines and minimalist …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …



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The Best Hotel In Every State

We found these hotels by looking at expert reviews, local recommendations, and our own list of the Best Hotels In America.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

Jackson Hole

9 Reasons To Head To Belize For Your Next Vacation Getaway

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options -- Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what if you wanted all the trappings of a faraway beach vacation, just with less tourists? Then you've got to head to Belize.<p>Belize is way less crowded …


Toyota's three-wheeled electric ride tested

The streets of one French city will soon be filled with funky vehicles that resemble hulked-up mopeds. But before you make fun, consider that while …

YouTube’s Best Recipes for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

McDonald's to Stop Using Chickens With Human Antibiotics

O Happy Meal. McDonald's is cleaning up its act when it comes to chickens raised with antibiotics used to fight human infections. The fast food chain said Wednesday that it plans to begin phasing out from its menus chicken raised with antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that …


New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer Features a Lot More Superhero Action

If the first two trailers for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" got you excited for the Marvel movie, buckle your seat belt for the third one!<p>Marvel released a new, final trailer featuring a ton more footage of Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, the Black Widow, and Hawkeye in action. We get better looks …

Marvel Universe

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …


Will You Need a New License to Operate a Self-Driving Car?

How do you train a driver not to drive? That’s a question officials in California are wrestling with. The U.S. state furthest along the road to …

Driverless Cars

Smart Uses for Adhesive Strips & Hooks

(Image credit: Box Wood Clippings)<p>I'm a renter and have some freedom to put nails and screws in the wall, but I still try to avoid it when I can. …


Handmade Holiday: 14 DIY Origami Ornaments

Diamonds<br>By How About Orange<p>(Image credit: How About Orange)<p>'Tis the season for holiday decorating! If you looking to get crafty (or if you are on a …


Illustrated Shed Plans DIY Building Guide

You may also like:<p>Lean To Shed This shed design can be used to put against a house or fence. Great design if you have limited space. | 4x8 |<p>Gambrel …

Are driverless cars the future of Uber?

Uber has launched a research centre focusing on self-driving cars and mapping technology. Is this the end of the cabbie and death of the automobile industry?<p>Taxi app Uber is taking its biggest steps yet towards a driver-free world, launching the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh “to …

Autonomous Cars

Lego — Silicon Valley entrepreneur's building block to technical innovation

Shubham Banerjee created a low-cost Braille printer with a toy. Now, the 13-year-old’s startup is attracting investors and shaking up an industry<p>When not disrupting an industry, growing his company or pitching prospective clients, Shubham Banerjee can be found meeting his board, brainstorming with …

Silicon Valley

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …


China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

What to Do With Your Leftover Candy Canes (Besides Just Eating Them)

More leftover candy canes than you know what to do with? From DIY peppermint ice cream to candy truffles, here are some tasty ideas to get rid of them all.<p>Candy canes seem like such a good idea in early December. Every year, it's the same routine: You buy a big box (They're so cheap!), and hang …


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Spectacular Motorized Flipbooks of Hand-Drawn Birds

Brooklyn-based artist Juan Fontanive creates spectacular motorized flip-books. He manually illustrates and paints each “frame” of his sculptural animations on paper and proceeds to install them in his kinetic boxes that sequentially flip through to simulate motion, just like a film projector except …