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How to Pack for an 18-Day Trip in a Carry-On

It sounds like an impossible feat: pack for an 18-day trip in a single carry-on-sized suitcase. But Social Media Specialist Melissa proves that it's possible, as she did just the thing on her recent trip to Eastern Europe.<p>So, how'd she do it? Follow her tips below, then try them out on your next …

Clothing

Summer travel: 10 budget-friendly cities

10. Albuquerque<p><b>Cost and hassles to get there rank: 41</b>• <b><br>Local prices rank: 18</b>• <b><br>Attractions rank: 12</b>• <b><br>Weather conditions rank: 16</b>• <b><br>Parks & recreation rank: …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

How to Build an Impressive Photography Portfolio from Scratch

Creating a photography portfolio can be a daunting experience. As a rule, photographers have basic or no knowledge of design at all. Moreover, …

21 stunning beach photos captured with a drone

As one drone photographer put it, "Everything looks better from the air."<p>Novice photographers now have an easy way to capture stunning scenes from a …

Arches National Park Is So Popular It Needs a Reservation System

More people are visiting Arches National Park every year, and the park superintendent is proposing a reservation system during the busy season to …

Hiking

Reflections of volcanic sunset in Africa

Aerosols from Calbuco Volcano in Chile – which have colored sunsets in parts of the Southern Hemisphere since April – provide rare glimpses of …

Swimming Pools

Amazon is launching an Etsy killer

Amazon is introducing Amazon Handmade, a marketplace for handmade goods, aimed directly at competing with Etsy, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.<p>The way that Amazon is recruiting sellers for Amazon Handmade is typically aggressive: Select Etsy sellers are receiving targeted emails urging them …

Wall Street

Smartphones can detect eye cancer

You might have heard of this trick before, but take note — it’s literally a lifesaver. Retinoblastoma is a rare type of aggressive eye cancer that almost exclusively affects young children. It develops as a tumor in the retina but can be diagnosed with just a smartphone. Children who have the …

Cancer

Deep in the ocean, the world's first known warm-blooded fish

Scientists have found the first known example of a fish with warm blood.<p>The large circular fish is called an opah, or sometimes a moonfish, and researchers have determined that it can keep its internal temperature 5 degrees Celsius warmer than its environment.<p>"We were shocked," said Heidi Dewar, a …

The best calendar app now lets you schedule meetings without opening it

The best calendar app out right now, Sunrise, just released its first update since being acquired by Microsoft in February.<p>The new update introduces the Meet keyboard, a feature inside Sunrise that lets you quickly and easily schedule one-on-one meetings using only your iPhone or Android …

Apps

12 differences between a normal mother and a Spanish mother

1.<p><b>A normal mother</b> kindly lets you know it’s time for you to leave the nest…<b><br>A Spanish mother</b> asks you why you’re in such a hurry.<p>2.<p><b>A normal mother</b> …

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Why We Can't Take Chipotle's GMO Announcement All That Seriously

Chipotle is trumpeting its renunciation of ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The company says that using GMOs — mainly corn in its tortillas and soybean oil for cooking — "doesn't align" with its vision of "food with integrity." According to Chipotle spokesman Chris …

Agriculture

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Long Trail, Jay Peak Long Trail North: Jay, Vermont<p>This trail settled in the Green Mountains of Vermont is a true gem that is worth seeing if you are …

Life's a beach! TripAdvisor releases list of 10 best islands in the world

We're no longer in the depths of winter, but if spring hasn't yet sprung like you've been hoping it would, just feast your eyes on this: TripAdvisor has released its list of Travelers' Choice Top 10 islands for 2015. Brace yourself for sun, sand, surf and a sudden desire to go buy a plane</b> …

Top 10

10 Foods You Should Never Eat Overseas

Memories, souvenirs, and photos are all great things to bring home from a trip. Less wonderful are E. coli, Hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and other byproducts of tainted food. As counterintuitive as it may seem, you may have to say "no" to some foods in order to say "yes" to a great trip.<p>Here's our …

E.coli

Remote tribe has antibiotic resistance genes - Futurity

Scientists found antibiotic resistance genes in the bacterial flora of a South American tribe, the Yanomami, who've never been exposed to antibiotic …

National Geographic Travel

Deep-Sea Sharks and More Spotted by New Camera

Tom Letessier:<p><i>Do you have any idea what kind of shark it might be?</i><p>Alan Turchik:<p><i>It’s a gulper shark.</i><p>Tom Letessier:<p><i>Ah, right!</i><p>Alan Turchik:<p>Yeah, you can see, there’s the gulper.<p>Group of Scientists:<p>Ah, there he is, yeah, definitely.<p>You can see the tail.<p>Alan Turchik:<p>I’m Alan Turchik and I’m a mechanical …

An Oregon Road Trip That Has Everything

Up in the air about your next vacation? Here’s a little secret: You can’t go wrong with a southern Oregon road trip. It’s literally got a little bit …

Hiking

5 travel spots that just got cheaper for Americans

Honey, grab the kids: we're going abroad.<p>Much of the world is on sale for Americans right now since the U.S. dollar is enjoying one of the strongest moments in modern history.<p>Just about everything from hotels to luxury handbags to McDonald's hamburgers is cheaper abroad than in the United States …

South Africa

Amazon expands one-hour delivery service to Baltimore and Miami

Amazon's one-hour delivery service is coming to Baltimore and Miami. Prime Now lets Amazon Prime subscribers order from a limited range of products — including toys, books, and toiletries — and select either free two-hour delivery, or one-hour delivery for $7.99. The service, which first appeared …

Customers

The 5 Most Dangerous Vacation Activities Around the World

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>When it comes to cutting loose on vacation, there are two kinds of crazy: there's "Whoa, we raged <i>waaaay</i> too hard last night and now have sweet Ace of Base tattoos", and then there's the, "Yea, I can totally dive off that cliff, why wouldn't I want to swim with sharks" kinda …

Roads
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