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The 14 Best Beaches in the World—and How Much It Costs to Visit Them

MONEY found 7 in the U.S. and 7 overseas.<p>No matter how you define a beach or how high your waterfront standards may be, MONEY has found a perfect …

Air Travel

Holographic projector created by Chinese start-up

A Chinese startup has developed a projector that can create holographic images.<p>The device, controlled by a mobile phone, works by using a fan-like blade lined with LEDs and was made by DSEE.LAB in Nanjing.<p>CEO Zhou Quan says the product’s hardware is relatively simple, making it lower cost than …

Startups

5 reasons to buy color-changing light bulbs

Thinking about upgrading to color-changing smart lighting, but unsure of how you'd put it to use? We've got a couple of suggestions.<p>A lot of smart home gadgets try to disappear into your home, but color-changing smart lights from the likes of Lifx, Nanoleaf, Sylvania, and Philips Hue are a big, …

Smart Homes

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which file format it's encoded in. Be that as it may, every Mac audio setup is only as strong as it's weakest link, and if your Bluetooth connection isn't up to scratch, even the best BT headphones will fail to deliver a decent wireless …

Physicists Are About to Attempt The 'Impossible' - Turning Light Into Matter

E=mc2 becomes m=E/c2.<p>Theoretically, it should be possible to turn light into matter. In practice, well - "easier said than done" is an understatement.<p>…

Doctors Have Restored The Sight of Two People in a Monumental World First

This could end one of the most common forms of blindness.<p>British physicians have successfully used stem cells to repair the degenerating tissue at …

The BEST Aussie Airbnb’s You NEED To Chuck On Your #BucketList

We get it. Work life is already starting to drain the life out of you and you’re in serious need of another vacation.<p>While quitting and living on the …

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Virgin Atlantic

A 'trapped' atom is visible to the naked eye

The tiny dot in the center of the screen, between the two metal electrodes, is the light emitted by a single atom. The photo, <i>Single Atom in an Ion Trap</i>, just won the grand prize in the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) science photo and imaging contest. "The idea of …

The 20 greatest cities to visit in spring

John Keats was not a man given to effusive bursts of happiness. Witness his brooding “Ode to a Nightingale”, written in the growing warmth of May 1819, but lost to an opening line of: “My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense/ As though of hemlock I had drunk”.<p>And yet even this most …

Unique accessories for your man cave under $50

Every man likes to have his personal space and most have a “cave”, basement or garage to keep their accessories in. Man caves are a great getaway space to decompress and share good times with family as well as friends. Most man caves often include bars, games, TVs, and couches. If you’re looking to …

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need. Now, a team of scientists from Australia …

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

European Travel

The best gear for building your home theater

<i>By Grant Clauser</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Everyone loves watching a great movie on a …

Audiophile

This Might Be The Strongest And Lightest Material on Earth

10 times stronger than steel, with only 5 percent of its density.<p>For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can …

Gallery: Bubble hotels – an extraordinary way to see extraordinary places

A bubble room is essentially an inflatable dome, kept erect by a silent ventilation system that can also continually refresh the air keeping the …

Iceland

Breathtaking Visions of Earth: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition has announced its category winners. The competition, now in its seventh year, celebrates the work of image makers and offers an insight into the landscapes, wildlife and nature of the planet and the adventures to be found on it<p>The overall winner and …

Outdoors

This Is the Best Place to Live in Every State

MONEY finds the sweetest spots.<p>What’s the best place to live in your state? It should be someplace that pairs strong economic and educational …

Demographics

A Secret Trick That WILL Get You A Free Upgrade To First Class

Do you live with the unfulfilled dream of travelling in First Class because your budgets simply won’t stretch that far…<p>Our Travel Auctions<p>Well, …

NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars

Everyone from Elon Musk to Donald Trump wants to send a manned mission to Mars in the not too distant future, but there are quite a few problems that need to be solved before we can achieve that goal. A major one is the issue of energy. Long-term stays on Mars, or anywhere else for that matter, …

10 otherworldly places to travel to in 2018

We refer to a lot of things as “magical” these days, from mermaid toast to adaptogens and flower-strewn baths. It’s a term that’s equally as …

The best countries to escape the worst effects of climate change

A safe haven sounds like a good idea right about now.<p>Somewhere that's warm but not too warm, free from roof-toppling hurricanes and close to a river or ocean but far enough to avoid the threats of flooding and sea-level rise.<p>According to climate scientists and urban planners, that doesn't leave a …

Climate Change

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

LG has made a 4K TV you can roll up like a sheet of paper

A 4K TV you can roll up like a sheet of high-tech paper<p>A couple of years ago, LG Display showed off an intensely futuristic 18-inch OLED display that could be bent and rolled up just like a newspaper. Today, that prototype has grown to 65 inches in size, with the company announcing that it’s …

LG packs its first 4K UHD projector with HDR support

LG has unveiled a new projector — the HU80KA ahead of CES 2018. The new 4K UHD model is the first such projector which is said to deliver ultra-sharp …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

This substance lets you 'walk on water' — here's how it works

Turns out, walking on water isn't as impossible as it might sound — as long as you have the right kind of water. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>These people are "walking on water." The substance is a mix of water and cornstarch. The mixture is two parts cornstarch to one part water. It …

Swearing, Using Foul Language May Be A Sign Of Honesty

People who tend to swear more could be more honest and trustworthy with their opinions and ideas, a new study has shown.<p>An international team of …