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8 Awesome Houseboat Rentals Across the U.S.

By Meredith Rosenberg, CNTraveler.com<p>Since houseboat rentals are available at about 40 lakes nationwide and many offer all the creature comforts of a hotel, they're a great option for exploring watery parts unknown. Plus, little or no boating experience is required to pilot one; even better, some …

15 Gorgeous Spots That Take Us Back In Time...Without The Crowds

Sure, you could hop over to Paris or London or Rome for a bit of vacation and a history lesson. But wouldn't it be fun to go some place that isn't your typical tourist destination?<p>These 15 spots -- towns with charming medieval squares or even gorgeous old castles -- will provide all the history you …

Best Hotel Bathroom Designs (PHOTOS)

Today’s hotel bathrooms are about more than just the sum of their sinks and showerheads. These days, they serve as ultimate sanctuaries, providing the comforts of home or transporting guests to another realm.<p>Fresh air and natural light are prized commodities, as are stunning views of skylines or …

The 30 Best BBQ Restaurants In America, According To Open Table

America has a serious love affair with barbecue. It's an adoration so profound, the people were unable to leave it in the South from whence it came. You no longer have to live in Alabama or make a trip to Texas to eat great ribs, brisket, or awesome BBQ sides. These days, you can get great barbecue …

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

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The 15 Coolest Things We Found Out About The Unclaimed Baggage Center

Guitars, headphones, suitcases and vacuums -- an odd assortment of sorts, but the kind of things you'd expect to find at any local superstore around the corner. But what if we told you that you could find all this (and even a suit of armor!) at the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Alabama?<p>Welcome to the …

5 Best Espresso Machines

A hot shot of espresso is a great way to start your day, but the long lines and high prices of coffee shops can be a buzzkill. With GAYOT's 5 Best Espresso Machines, you can enjoy great espressos, cappuccinos, macchiatos and more from the comfort of home. While picking the perfect machine can be a …

Best Views in America (PHOTOS)

Quick: Close your eyes and picture a beautiful view.<p>Where do you put yourself? Looking out over tall, gleaming urban spires? Mammoth snowcapped peaks? Vast gashes in the earth?<p>Fortunately, no matter what your vision might be, you can probably find a view to match it somewhere in the U.S. Inspiring …

America's Best Hot Dogs (PHOTOS)

Crunchy. Spicy. Topped with chicharrones and kimchi. The latest Spanish-Asian fusion dish? Nope -- it's a hot dog. At least, that's how they make 'em at 4505 Meats in San Francisco.<p>The Zilla Dog is a far cry from the traditional franks that competitive eaters choke down each year at Coney Island's …

Norwegian's Ridiculously Cheap London-To-U.S. Flights Take Off

The time has come: budget airline Norwegian has launched its much-hyped, low-cost transatlantic flights. Here's everything you need to know.<p>Norwegian announced its new cost-efficient flights last October, and promoted the options as affordable alternatives to the pricey seats on most UK to U.S. …

19 Times Bacon Went Too Far

Everybody loves bacon. Bacon is like the food world's golden child and America's best friend. Bacon is so beloved it would seem it could do no wrong, but that would be a hasty assumption. Bacon can do a lot of wrong.<p>Bacon has expanded from breakfast food to all-hours-of-the-day food. It's …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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