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36 Hours in Oaxaca

Even as strong earthquakes have shaken the region, the centuries-old city of Oaxaca remains largely unrattled. In the shadow of Monte Albán, the hilltop capital of the Zapotec civilization, this multicultural hub in the highlands of southern Mexico was once a quiet regional center. In recent years, …


Firefox can block pesky site notification requests

Website push notifications can be helpful. The way you're asked to enable those notifications? Not so much -- the constant requests can drive you up the wall when you're just trying to check the latest news. Mozilla is coming to your rescue. Its newly released Firefox 59 for the desktop gives you …


Google 'Distrust Dates' Are Coming Fast

All the tools are in place for the migration of SSL digital certificates on a scale that is unprecedented for the certificate authority industry. Are …

IT security

Mark Twain was right: fake news spreads far more rapidly than the genuine article

It is said that a lie will travel around the world while the truth is pulling on its boots, and now scientists have proven that it is true.<p>The adage, variously attributed to Mark Twain and 19th century London preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeons, was coined way before the advent of social networks and …

Mark Twain

Popular musicians can now publish Twitter-like posts within Google Search

Google Search has changed quite a bit over the years, for better or for worse. Last month, the search giant controversially removed the "View Image" …

Google Search

A Guide To Seattle Speakeasy-style Bars

Thanks to its proximity to Canada, the Emerald City was never truly "dry" during the Prohibition Era. Big-time bootleggers (including Seattle police …


Latin America has the best beaches on Earth – here are 20 you must visit

A few years ago, after passing through the party strip north of Punta del Este, Uruguay – this was before the likes of Shakira, Martin Amis and George Clooney became regulars – I went walking around a lagoon surrounded by protected semi-wild pampas.<p>A breeze barely rippled the cool blue water; …

South America

15 Breathtaking Photos of Southern Mexico That Will Make You Want to Book a Trip Right Now


'Annihilation' Theorizes What Happens When the Planet Gets Cancer

The human body is made up more than a hundred million, million cells. These building blocks of life exist in a state of constant change, with new …


Oscar-nominated short depicts real school shooting 911 call

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School still fresh in the minds of many in the country, a pre-Oscars event Wednesday at the SoHo House in Los Angeles took on a more serious tone with a screening of the nominated live-action short "DeKalb Elementary."<p>The film is …

Los Angeles

Things to Do Near Big Bend National Park

Headed to the largest park in Texas? Don’t forget to stop in these nearby quirky places.

National Parks

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About St. Francisville, Louisiana

Whether you’re traveling through the historic South, searching for delicious food and great music, or simply hoping to explore a new place, St. …


Family Day Trips: A Simple Way To Start Traveling With Kids

I don’t know about anyone else, but there’s a time for jumping in the deep end of the pool and a time for taking baby steps. Family day trips are a …


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Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can't be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century.<p>Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise.<p>…

Social Sciences

9 apps that take the frustration out of travel

Those who travel frequently know the frustration of keeping on top of work, itineraries, and personal stuff while on the go. Tracking expenses to …


Chattanooga Is Changing. But Its Charms Remain.

“You’ve arrived! GIG CITY: Home of the Nation’s Fastest Internet” is the rather unsexy city slogan greeting visitors upon their arrival at the tiny airport in Chattanooga, Tenn. “Gig” refers to the status that Chatt (or Cha or the Nooga, depending on whom you ask) earned in 2010 as the first …

New Orleans

How To Layer Like A Fashion Girl

Winter has a tendency to drag on, which means outfit creativity starts to elude us after mid January. Rather than falling into a style rut of chunky …


Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps, could help Democrats

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines Monday, replacing the old Republican-drawn maps in time for the state's May primary.<p>House Republican and Democratic operatives said Monday afternoon they are still analyzing the partisan makeup of the new …


This Insane Deal Will Let You Travel The World for Under $2,000

Do you harbor dreams of jet-setting and traveling across the globe, but feel it’s beyond your budget? You may be in luck.<p>For cash-strapped travelers, …

Prince Harry

The Things You Should Never Do Abroad, According to the U.S. State Department (Video)

Insider tips on how to avoid getting in trouble and what to do if you already are.<p>Countries can vary when it comes to their regulations and …

U.S. Department of State

Israel military court trial closed for Palestinian protester

OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi went on trial behind closed doors in an Israeli military court Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — the opening of a high-profile case against the teen who is seen by some as a Joan of Arc-like heroine and by …


The 60 greatest cruise journeys on Earth

What does cruising mean to you? A luxurious ship that visits several of Europe’s cultural capitals? A fun-packed family holiday? A voyage to New York?<p>I see a languorous sail through the island-speckled Dalmatian coast, with swimming in sheltered bays and a fish supper out on deck. I recall the calm …

Cruise Ships

How To Spend a Day in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant Neighborhood

Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant, also known as Bed-Stuy to locals, has been the hot bed for gentrification since the early 1990s. The New York Times …

New York Times

The Most Popular Airbnb in Every European Country, Mapped

Traveling Europe on a budget can be tough — particularly with the amount of luxury high-end hotels lining the streets. If you’re looking for …

European Travel

Florida coast to coast: beautiful lakes and bargain antiques in the heart of the Sunshine State

The shore of Lake Okeechobee is halfway between Miami, 100 miles south, and Orlando 100 miles north. But it’s so peaceful that they could be a …


The 9 Most ‘Hygge’ Hotels for an Uber-Cozy Winter Escape

The Danish lifestyle concept of <i>hygge</i> means many things to many people. But at its core it comes down to an indescribable feeling of comfort. (Think: …

New York City

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

There’s A Hidden Clue About ‘Westworld’ Season 2 In The Super Bowl Trailer

You’ll have to forgive <i>Westworld</i> fans for not immediately finding all the Easter eggs in the season two trailer. After all, it debuted during an entertaining Super Bowl, and they had to download that haunting cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway” first. But now that time has passed and Philadelphia has …


Adventure Authority: How This Boston Travel Company Can Plan Your Dream Vacation

Presented by: Audley Travel<p>Photo credit: Samantha Burns<p>It’s a classic vacation conundrum: no matter where you go or how many days you stay, there’s …