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New Documentary Traces the Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe

From the producers of TheBlaze TV’s <i>For the Record</i> comes a documentary investigating the troubling rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, a story told through the eyes of a woman who fled to America in 2004 to escape it.<p>Evelyn Markus was raised in Holland by parents who witnessed the growing anti-Jewish …

Hidden Gems to Visit in Amsterdam

By College Tourist; Author: Marilyn La Jeunesse, New York University<p><b>Take a break from the coffee shops and famous museums and explore another side of this beautiful city.</b><p>Amsterdam is a vibrant, colorful city that plays host of a variety of slanted Renaissance-era residences that align the city's …

Three excellent, less-crowded-than-the-Louvre Paris museums to explore

Despite what the song says, winter isn't the only time it drizzles in Paris. On average, you can expect rain at least one of every three days in the City of Light — and not so light rain, at that.<p>The savvy traveler needs a contingency plan when it's too wet to wander. One solution: ducking into one …

Every iPhone User Needs To Have These 22 Incredible Apps to Make Life Easier

The mobile app industry is a huge global entity, with the European sector alone expected to be worth in excess of 63 billion Euros by the end of …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

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Archaeologists Unearth Entryway to King Herod's Palace

Israeli archaeologists are showing off the monumental, many-arched corridor that led to Herod the Great's hilltop palace near Jerusalem in the first century. The corridor in the ancient fortress of Herodium, about 7 miles (12 kilometers) south of Jerusalem, has been excavated to reveal a space 65 …

Archaeology

Genetic Megaproject Traces the Evolutionary 'Big Bang' for Birds

The demise of the dinosaurs touched off an evolutionary “big bang” that lasted 15 million years or less and gave rise to all the types of birds we see today, according to the findings from a massive research effort involving hundreds of researchers from 20 countries.<p>Over the course of more than …

Biology

Birds Of A Feather Aren't Necessarily Related

What do a pigeon and a flamingo have in common? Quite a bit, according to a reordering of the evolutionary tree of birds.<p>One of a series of studies published Thursday in <i>Science</i> is the latest step toward understanding the origins of the roughly 10,000 bird species that populate our planet.<p>"We're …

Petra, Jordan: "A Rose-Red City, Half as Old as Time"

Pocketed away in the red-sandstone mountains of southern Jordan, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, lies Petra, a desolate, lost city that was once a lively hub and a welcome oasis for traders and their caravans.<p>The war in neighboring Syria and the influx of refugees into Jordan was no …

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person …

Mike Nichols Was a Writer's Director

Few directors have been both as savage and as light as Mike Nichols, whose death, at eighty-three, was announced today. Few, too, have taken mainstream moviemaking quite as seriously as a literary-style art. Over the course of a career that was at once long and precocious—Nichols’s first two …

Literature

5 tech gifts you shouldn't buy this holiday season

When you're trying to buy the perfect gift for a friend or family member this Christmas, you're probably going to think about something digital. With smartphones, tablets, TVs, headphones, home theater soundbars, gaming consoles, robots, cameras, cases, video games and more in stores, the options …

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Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Parallels Access remote access app jumps from iPad to iPhone, gains Finder-like functionality

The name Parallels is synonymous with software for running the Windows OS on a Mac, but over the past couple of years, the company has turned into so much more. Last year, we reviewed Parallels Access, an application for the Apple iPad that allows the iPad to serve as a conduit for remotely …

5 Quick Tips If Your Trip Is Lost in Translation

<i>(Photo Credit: Greg Kunstler)</i><p>As I jumped into the back of a cab in Athens on my recent trip, I realized my predicament. I wanted to go to my hotel on Michalakopoulou Street but had no idea how to pronounce it properly. So I just let the vowels cascade out of my mouth, with all the intelligibility …

Travel 365: The southernmost of Italy's famed Cinque Terre villages, Riomaggiore hangs from the precipitous coast in a riot of color. http://on.natgeo.com/1pfU0Rq Photograph by Matt Propert, National Geographic

America's Best New Restaurants 2014: The 50 Nominees Are Here!

Bon Appétit magazine's 50 nominees for America's best new restaurants 2014, selected by Andrew Knowlton.<p><b>In the past year, thousands of restaurants opened</b> in America—and after just as many air miles, <i>BA</i>'s <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> chose 50 as his favorites. (See the 2016 list here.) They range from oyster bars …

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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Tokyo Is Getting Ready for Olympics Tourists by Sprucing Up Its Shopping Malls

In the run-up to the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, the Odaiba district in Koto Ward is aiming to cater to the needs of the foreign visitors …

London's Little Venice Is The City's Best Hidden Wonder

The typical London bucket list includes a ride on the London Eye, a stroll across the Tower Bridge and perhaps a musical moment with the Queen's Guard. But if you're looking for a tranquil escape within The Big Smoke, London has a secret little corner you need to check out.<p>Have you ever heard of …

Best Ice Cream Sandwich Parlors in the U.S.

Sweet Republic's assortment of ice cream sandwiches in Scottsdale (Photo Credit: Sweet Republic)<p>Ice cream is arguably the one dessert that everybody, adults and kids alike, cannot help but love - maybe it's because not only does it cool you down on hot summer days, it's also very comforting. Or …

Apple's Secretive Internal Training Program Detailed in New Profile

A new profile of Apple's internal training program published by the <i>New York Times</i> has shed new light on how the company teaches its vision and practices to select new employees. Originally established by Steve Jobs and Apple's Vice President of Human Resources Joel Podolny, the-so called "Apple …

L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children

Several philanthropic groups have formed an emergency relief fund to assist Los Angeles nonprofits overwhelmed by an influx of immigrant children and their parents.<p>On Thursday, a coalition of groups announced a pledge drive to raise money for the fund. Antonia Hernandez, president and chief …

On the Red Couch with Food Writer Ruth Reichl

<i>Some wear many hats; Ruth Reichl preferred wigs. That’s because, as the food critic for The New York Times from 1993 to 1999, Reichl discovered that</i> …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

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