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Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories.<p>That’s why we asked folks on the Nat Geo Travel …

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An Actually Useful Guide to Miami, Florida

Heading to Miami? Let Victoria Gonzalez-Bredy be your guide. This is Spilling the Beans, where a city's most in-the-know barista gives us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat in their hometown.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to</i> …

Okinawan cuisine: The Japanese food you don't know | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Don't expect to find yakitori at a typical Okinawa restaurant. Or sushi.<p>Japan's southernmost prefecture has its own unique food culture, the result of both its location and complex history.<p>The islands that make up Okinawa were once part of an independent state called the Ryukyu Kingdom, …

Our Favorite Cruise Lines: Gold List 2016

Start planning your next cruise vacation here, with the 2016 Gold List of our favorite cruise lines.

What I Learned When I Became a Thailand Expat in My 20s

Backpacking solo through Southeast Asia for five months at 26-years-old taught me a hell of a lot: to live minimally, get out of my comfort zone and to focus on the here and now; just to name a few. When the date to fly home drew near, and I knew I wasn't ready to hop on that plane, I cancelled my …

12 awesome jobs for people who love science

If so, you might have a thing for science.<p>To find the top 12 jobs for science lovers, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database full of detailed information on almost 1,000 occupations.<p>One of the many things O*NET analyzes is how important …

10 Best and Worst Retailers of the Year

<i>By Morgan Quinn, Contributor</i><p>From disappointing earnings reports and bad boy CEOs to the rise of fast fashion and the decline of luxury brands, 2015 was a wild ride for the retail industry. Based on stock prices, sales figures, customer sentiment, retail trends and news reports, here are the 10 best …

A syringe with tiny sponges can seal a gunshot wound in seconds

A bunch of tiny sponges could change the way first responders treat gun victims and wounded soldiers.<p>Oregon-based startup RevMedx designed the XSTAT …

Riding the subway in Seoul showed me how far behind New York is

As someone who lived in New York City for over a decade, I've relied heavily on the subway system there. But as much as I appreciate the MTA, it's not the most sophisticated or technologically advanced service in the world. A recent trip to South Korea made me realize that it may be time for NYC's …

Amazon wants to use its new drones to deliver your packages—as long as you have a big lawn

Sometimes you need a new pair of shoes right now, and Amazon wants to make sure you can get them. The online retailer, which has been working on a drone delivery service for roughly two years, announced a new drone design on Nov. 29.<p>In the announcement video, narrator Jeremy Clarkson—formerly of <i>Top</i> …

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 3 hours ago 2 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

The best thing to eat in every state

From regional delicacies to to-die-for dishes, we found the one food you should eat in every US state.<p>We chose the most iconic and famous dishes, taking local recommendations into consideration, and picking items you simply can't get anywhere else.<p>Whether you have a sweet tooth, a preference for …

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

The Best 6 Camping Places In The US That You Shouldn't Miss

We call it America the beautiful for a reason. These 6 places are loaded with scenery and wildlife. Look no further for your next camping trip …

The 20 most popular colleges for studying abroad

The University of Dallas has been sending students abroad for 45 years and counting. Facebook/University of Dallas Rome Hundreds of thousands of college students set off on journeys around the world every semester to study, research, intern, and explore. Many return home with a new perspective, or …

Study: Asians expected to become largest US immigrant group

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major shift in immigration patterns over the next 50 years, Asians will have surged past Hispanics to become the largest group …

China's first glass-bottom bridge opens | CNN Travel

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U.S. dumped 262 million tons of garbage in 2012 - Futurity

The US is disposing of a lot more garbage than experts thought—about 115% more than EPA estimates. A new study explains why there's such a …

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10 Best Places To Travel To During ‘Ber’ Months

Move over summer, sweater weather is back! Time to hide those tank tops and slip in to comfy jackets and pullovers. It’s so tempting to laze around …

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America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country (in no particular order) offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe. Bike on.

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China's dumped steel leaves UK industry facing fight for survival

The Government is being urged to bail out the threatened Redcar steel plant and save 2,000 jobs<p>After 160 years, steel making on Teesside is in danger of coming to a full stop. But the root cause of its demise lies in China, not the North.<p>The potential closure of the Redcar plant and the subsequent …