Vanessa Scriven

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The Common Airplane Myth Almost Half of Travelers Believe

The world of aviation can be complex, so there are plenty of myths flying around surrounding how air travel actually works.<p>Honeywell, which produces …

10 TED Talks for Educators in 2017

TED Talks are short, informative, and often eye-opening talks given by leaders in their fields addressing all kinds of challenges. Many TED Talks are …

TED Talks

Do leave home without it: stuff you should never take on a trip

We've all seen these people and, inevitably, at some point we've actually <i>been</i> these people. The urge to overpack is a phenomenon most people experience in their early travel years and eventually outgrow. But some never quite make the connection between overpacking and the resulting inconvenience …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Ancient History

10 delicious kid-friendly foods of the world

Parents remain ever hopeful as we strive to introduce different foods into our children's diets. Whether your family is travelling the world, or just looking for a little variety in your home kitchen, international cuisine can be a source of inspiration and nutrition. Here are 10 foods from around …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

Belgium World Cup 2014 Preview: Three Things Team USA Can Do To Win

1,252<p>The United States men’s national soccer team plays its biggest game in four years on Tuesday when it takes on Belgium in the Round of 16 of the …

Your Top Plays for Today

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide<p>GERMANY TO FACE FRANCE IN WORLD CUP QUARTERS AS AFRICANS BOW OUT<p>Germany and France record hard-fought wins …

World Cup Day 1

<i>23:44pm (BST)</i><p>That’s the end of the first day of Brazil 2014 and as opening matches go, it was one of the better ones. The hosts, as expected, but perhaps not in the manner many had anticipated, kicked off their campaign with a win. Croatia will feel hard done by, but optimistic they can still …

Soccer

Luis Suarez apologises for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez admits deep regret for the incident that led him to being sent home from Brazil, but no reference to Liverpool increases chance of Barcelona move<p><b>Luis Suárez</b> has finally admitted he bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini and apologised for the conduct that led to his …

Soccer

Belgium v USA: Jurgen Klinsmann explains why he thinks referee will be biased in World Cup tie

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann says he is unhappy with Fifa’s decision to elect an Algerian official to referee USA’s match against Belgium<p>The USA coach has voiced his concern about Fifa's appointment of Algerian referee Djamel Haimoudi for their <b>World Cup</b> round of 16 match against <b>Belgium</b>.<p>Speaking about …

USA vs. Belgium: 3 things to watch for

Want to know how to tell if things are going well for the United States against Belgium, or just figure out what they're trying to do? We can help.<p>There's going to be a lot going on when the United States play Belgium and it's hard to drill the tactical nuances of any game down into a handful of …