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What Are Your Rights if Border Agents Want to Search Your Phone?

Haisam Elsharkawi was about to travel from Los Angeles to Saudi Arabia last week when, he says, he was stopped at the airport, questioned, handcuffed, questioned some more and then released without charges three hours after his flight had departed.<p>Mr. Elsharkawi, 34, an American citizen, said in an …

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …

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10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days or million-dollar …

Como Audio’s speaker matches classic looks with modern tech

Bringing the radio into the 21st century<p>Wireless speakers are great for a vast number of reasons, but the most obvious one is that they make it super easy to play music or other audio in your home without having to plug into to anything. But while most wireless speakers, whether they use Wi-Fi, …

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Why you haven't seen London until you've done this pub crawl

Rich in tall tales and superlative ales, these pubs deliver some of London’s most fascinating historical nuggets. Take an afternoon to wend your way around them, soaking up the atmosphere while you partake of a pint or two.<p><i>This walk features in Camra’s excellent new London Pub Walks guide – out</i> …

19 beautiful places where you'll find heaven on Earth

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Meet Kobi, the Roomba of lawn maintenance

As someone that hates mowing the lawn, Kobi might be my new best friend.<p>The autonomous robot uses GPS and built-in sensors to cut grass, rake, pick up leaves or plow snow. If you’d prefer a more hands-on approach to lawn maintenance, you can even take the reigns and control Kobi with a smartphone …

The Most Haunted Places in the United States

Travel<p>Discover the paranormal at these spine-chilling historical haunts.<p>In the spring of 1692, a dangerous hysteria descended upon the quiet town of Salem, Massachusetts, snaking through the community like an insidious virus. Over the coming months, a group of young girls claiming to be possessed …

Slickwraps introduces Google Pixel and Pixel XL skins

Got your Google Pixel or Pixel XL? It’s time to protect it, but we know many of you are not fond of bulky cases. Not to mention that you may want something that looks niftier and better fits your personality. Slickwraps is known for its quality skins and they have just released a line of covers for …

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16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain mostly unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest …

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Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map

Killing time before your flight can be a serious drag, but traveling just got a lot less painful thanks to this airport Wi-Fi map.<p>Travel blogger and …

Meet the Chinese 'parachute kids' who travel to America alone for school

ARCADIA, California — Ryan Ren loves the soccer fields around his middle school in Arcadia, California. They don’t exist in his hometown of …

Everything you need to know from Google’s Pixel event

Google unveiled a gaggle of new products and services today at its event in San Francisco. The company was all about making things easy and seamless, so we thought we’d do the same. Here’s all the stuff you need to know, in one place.<p>CEO Sundar Pichai came out first to set the stage, touting the …

Canadian college to launch marijuana cultivation course next year

Students at a New Brunswick college will be trained to work at local companies that produce the drug but exact details of the program are still being worked out<p>A college in the Canadian province of New Brunswick plans to institute a program on marijuana cultivation so that students can be trained …

This Business Travel Hack for Beating the Saturday Night Stay Airline Rule Saved Me 73.5 Percent

Beat the airlines at their own Saturday Night Rule booking game by creating your own DIY hacker fare.<p>Hey, remember when business travel was a novelty and it was just so exciting to get away that you looked forward to every trip?<p>Don't me wrong--I still enjoy the incredible places I get to visit for …

The NHS has banned cigarettes and should ban meat too – both cause cancer

Patient menus offer a wide selection of meats every day, some of which are in the same carcinogenic category as asbestos, alcohol and arsenic<p>The World Health Organisation ranks bacon, ham and sausages alongside smoking as a cause of cancer, placing processed meats in the same carcinogenic category …

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Did British Columbia just increase house prices by 15 per cent?

August 2 was the day that non-Canadian buyers of residential real estate in British Columbia began paying a 15 per cent tax. Designed to cool the …

10 of the best swimming holidays around the world

Whether it’s wild swimming in lakes and fjords, a sea ‘safari’ in Crete, or a 6km swim in the warm waters of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, this selection of swims (and stays) is a stroke of genius<p>With water temperatures of 27C, the Sea of Cortez is so warm that, as SwimTrek puts it, “you’ll feel like …

Uber Surrenders In China, Will Join Forces With Rival Didi

Uber’s prolonged land war in China is over: Uber’s China unit will merge with competitor Didi Chuxing, ending a fierce multi-billion-dollar battle for the largest ridesharing market in the world.<p>As part of the deal, Uber and its Chinese investors will reportedly receive 20% of the merged company, …

Uber to merge with Chinese rival Didi in $35 billion deal

The details were disclosed in a blog post by Uber CEO Travis Kalanick that has been circulating on Chinese social media — you can read the full blog post at the end of this article. The official announcement was expected to arrive as early as Monday.<p>Under the terms of the deal, Didi will make a $1 …

The World's Best Airline Is Having A Rare Sale — But You Need To Act Fast

Several weeks ago, Emirates was named best airline in the world by the British travel review website Skytrax. Of course, we've always known the …