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The 6 Best Places to Stargaze in Australia

Australia’s vast outback is dotted with world-class telescopes, giving tourists an extraordinary window on nearby planets, stars, and galaxies.<p>Want to explore the wonders of the universe without the light-years of travel and gravity sickness? Welcome to the exciting world of astro-tourism, where …

Australia

Watch: Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Here's how to fit 10 days' worth of necessities into a carry-on suitcase.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive …

Hacking

Max Verstappen hits out at F1 media after Sebastian Vettel's crash

Max Verstappen has hit out at the criticism Formula 1 drivers receive for mistakes like Sebastian Vettel's in the French Grand Prix.<p>Vettel made …

Auto Racing

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new, as well as the way your perspective shifts when you’re out of your rut with your eyes open. Here are some of the best—including some by writers who have …

Books

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

British Airways

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City

Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current …

Tesla

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Over 100 tools can be replaced with these two gadgets on Amazon, and they’re under $15 each

Whether you’re starting a new tool collection or paring down your rusty old gear and modernizing your setup, we’ve got two tools that you absolutely …

Woodworking

I’ve Gotten Packing Down to a Science Using These 5 Things

The essentials you need for any kind of trip.<p>There is one kind of travel, say, on the <i>Titanic</i>, where packing means steamer trunks, tasteful hatboxes, …

Handbags

My Life Changed When I Bought These Travel Accessories on Amazon

If you took a look at my Amazon account, you'd see that among the past orders of Kind Bars and shampoo, there are a plethora of travel accessories. …

Shopping

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

Here's How You Can Get Really, Really Good at Virtually Anything

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

How to Properly Fit Your Pack

We’ve all been there. You’re ten miles into your first day on trail, and it hits you. The pain started in your shoulders but has slowly moved to your lower back. You grasp for any strap you can reach and wrench it down. Maybe that helps for 30 minutes, or even an hour, but the pain returns with …

Hips

In America, Naturalized Citizens No Longer Have an Assumption of Permanence

Last week, it emerged that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (U.S.C.I.S.) had formed a task force in order to identify people who lied on their citizenship applications and to denaturalize them. Amid the overwhelming flow of reports of families being separated at the border and children …

Immigration

10 masturbation questions you've been too afraid to ask, answered by gynecologists

Statistically speaking, a lot of people masturbate.<p>According to an analysis of Indiana University's National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior (NSSHB) by FiveThirtyEight, 71.5% of women and 81.5% of men from age 25-29 in the United States masturbate at least once a year.<p>Despite the clear …

Comedy Central

Science Says This is the Best Way to Persuade Someone Who's Wrong (Jeff Bezos Will Hate It)

It's frustrating when a friend or colleague is plainly mistaken. Is this method worth trying?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In today's America, we tend to feel gray areas are a touch pass.<p>You're either right or you're wrong. …

Jeff Bezos

This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …

European Travel

The Ultimate Oregon Bucket List: 50 essential experiences

A bucket list should be full of places you would regret not seeing or things you would regret not doing. It should be aspirational, so when you …

Oregon

20 great holidays in Central Europe

<b>Slovenia</b><p>Friendly farm stay<p>The hamlet of Kupljenik is only an hour’s drive from Slovenia’s Ljubljana airport but it feels a world away. Surrounded by meadows, Dolinar farmhouse offers simple double rooms with rustic wooden furnishings as well as larger apartments. Outside, crickets chirp at sunset, …

European Travel

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

Cadillac

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

Hiking

Are these the worst cities to live in? Study looks at quality of life across the U.S.

Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others.<p>Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable factors that can impact …

Demographics

The Car Gods Have Graced This One-Off Custom Alfa-Romeo 4C With Incredible Good Looks

An Italian design house has taken an already-gorgeous Alfa Romeo 4c and somehow turned it into something significantly prettier called the Alfa Romeo …

Alfa Romeo

10 Countries to Traverse by Foot

Gracing many a traveler’s bucket list, the lofty aspiration of crossing a country on foot is a tempting challenge for the adventurous. Whether …

Hiking

How a Couple Who Saved $100,000 a Year to Retire Early Travels the World With Their 3-year-old

"It's not a vacation — it's a lifestyle."<p>After six years of working 60-hour weeks, exchanging his vacation time for pay, and having no time for rest, …

Travel

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.<p>The New York City native’s CNN show, <b>Parts Unknown</b>, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Foreign Policy