Susie Bushnell

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New Gmail update said to add self-destructing email you can't print or forward

A few days ago we reported on how Gmail was about to get a big makeover.<p>"We're working on some major updates to Gmail (they're still in draft phase)," a Google representative said in an email. "We need a bit more time to compose ourselves, so can't share anything yet -- archive this for now, and …

Google's Talk to Books lets you browse books with the help of AI

Google launched a new experience today that it's calling Talk to Books. It's pretty much what it sounds like: the demo asks for input in the form of …

Hainan Province Is Getting Governmental Help in Bid to Become a Tourism Powerhouse

China’s southernmost province of Hainan is getting a package of favorable policies covering tourism, duty-free shopping and medical services that’s …

China

Cuenca, Spain, Is the Little-Known European Destination to Visit in 2018

When you journey to the hidden mountain town of Cuenca, Spain, you'll be greeted with brightly colored medieval buildings, flowing river banks, and …

You Can Now Get Spotify *and* Hulu for $13 a Month. Here’s How

Important news for music listeners/TV fans/people who like to save money. (So, everyone.)<p>Spotify and Hulu are teaming up to offer a bundle …

Hulu

Shopping High-Fashion Paris on the Cheap

In nearly three decades of visiting Paris, a highlight of my sojourns is shopping for the sort of Franco-distinct fashions impossible to find at home. Over the years, the proliferation of chain stores in Paris (and easy access to French luxury brands at home) has made finding unique pieces a …

France

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, …

Mexico

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 …

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 …

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

The southern Mexican states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero are historically the poorest in the country. Yet the region has long been noted for its …

'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 …

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.

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>…

Science

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 …

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 …

U.S. Federal Courts

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, …

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. State Department

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 …

Israel

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 …