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The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

A Perfect Day In...Paris

Zadig & Voltaire's Artistic Director Cecilia Bonstrom gives us a tour of her Paris.<p><b>7:30am</b>: I jump out of bed, and usually make a quick breakfast at home, but a perfect Paris morning would include a breakfast at Les Deux Magots, where I would order a baguette-buerre-confiture (that's a baguette with …

What It's Really Like to Live and Travel in a Tiny House

If you haven't come across a tiny home TV show or Buzzfeed article yet, let me be the first to introduce you to the concept of "tiny living." It's a minimalist lifestyle that's resonating with multiple generations, and some people are going so far as to ditch their four-bedroom homes and white …

World View: dive in to mobile photography

The Mobile Photography Awards is the largest showcase for images taken on smartphones and tablets. Its 2015 competition saw entries from all over the world, including this image from Sydney

Global Perspectives

5 Lessons Learned to Truly Enjoy Traveling

Traveling is exciting and exhausting, exhilarating and stressful. Regardless if you're taking a weekend getaway versus an extended holiday, or if you're traveling on a budget versus a luxury vacation, stepping outside of your comfort bubble to a new city or country will give you both emotional …

Are these the world's quirkiest tours?

Some of the most edifying tours are those which explore unusual aspects of a destination. Often, they're unpexpected pairings, such as wine and opera; wildlife and hiking; food and history; even Champagne and Cranes. Other times, they are what we might classify as quirky. From flora and fauna and …

Quilting

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

Framing

The best of Switzerland's city sights: readers’ tips

With Alpine backdrops, sparkling lakes and medieval hearts, these Swiss cities rank among some of the most picturesque destinations in Europe<p><b>Winning tip: Leisurely Lugano</b><p>Dramatically positioned on a glittering blue lake with mountains towering around, Lugano is a stunner. If arriving by train, take …

European Travel

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

East Africa

10 warm and wild destinations for families this winter

It’s February, and we’re fed up with winter. Whether your kids are nuts for animals or just love the great outdoors, here are some great adventure-filled escapes for your family to get warm again.<p>1. Cayman Islands<p>Explore caves, scuba dive for wrecks and make friends with stingrays in the …

The 7 best hotels in San Francisco

<b>Headed to San Francisco for the Super Bowl? With new ownership and recent renovations, a number of the city's most iconic hotels remain the best places to stay</b><p>While San Francisco may becoming to expensive to live in, it is still relatively affordable to visit. And unlike New York City's hotel scene …

The Witness Sells Over 100,000 Copies in First Week, Xbox One and Other Platforms Being Considered

Given its protracted development cycle and high anticipation coming from <i>Braid</i> creator Jonathan Blow, the PS4 and PC title <i>The Witness</i> has already seen …

Nintendo’s first mobile game isn’t the NES you were wishing for

The folks at Nintendo have finally given in to the dark side, creating a mobile app/game for iOS and Android devices. This game does not feature …

Mobile Devices

Origin PC Eon17-SLX

<b>The Good</b> This is a laptop stuffed with desktop parts, including an overclocked processor and the type of desktop graphics card VR systems such as Oculus Rift require. It's highly configurable, and very powerful.<p><b>The Bad</b> The generic body is clunky and ugly, especially considering the price. A …

Computer Hardware

Nintendo is now selling more Mario and Zelda figures than games

Nintendo’s latest results weren’t too much to shout about, but the company seems to have found a new sweet spot in its sale of the companion figurines that let you control your favorite characters via NFC in some of its most popular games.<p>Although they aren’t necessary for gameplay, sold for around …

Retrogaming

The day in 4 charts: Shell earnings, Eurozone forecast, US recession?, Nintendo market share

February 4: the day in 4 charts<p>Today’s top stories:<p>Shell’s chief executive remains bullish despite an 80 per cent slide in profits.<br>• The European …

Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Gaming Keyboard Review

A well built, solid keyboard for gamers who are looking for an understated design.<p>As I get older, my tastes change. In my youth, I loved …

Physicists discover new properties of superconductivity

New findings from an international collaboration led by Canadian scientists may eventually lead to a theory of how superconductivity initiates at the …

Physics

The Division Free With This New Logitech Gaming Keyboard

Logitech has announced a new mechanical gaming keyboard and revealed a special promotion whereby you can get a copy of The Division free when you buy it. The keyboard is the G810 Orion Spectrum. It used Logitch's Romer-G mechanical switches and the keys are illuminated. Take a look at it in the …

Logitech

The Best Places to Travel and Teach in 2016

We all know traveling makes us more creative, but most people get stumped when it comes to funding an international adventure. That’s why teaching English abroad, fraught with all of its little surprises, is still one of the most popular ways to actually experience a new culture firsthand, while …

Apple owes $626 million in damages after losing huge patent case

A jury has ordered Apple to pay $626 million in damages after finding that iMessage, FaceTime and other Apple software infringed on another company's patents.<p>In a case that has been bouncing around the court system since 2012, VirnetX accused Apple of violating four of its patents, which mostly …

Intellectual Property

Here's what's new in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

The Wii U remaster is no straight port<p>When <i>The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess</i> comes to Wii U next month, it will offer several new features, which Nintendo detailed in a press release today. The trailer above offers a quick look at the additions to the game.<p><i>Twilight Princess</i> will boast a new set …

Why Nintendo Is Launching a Social App

Nintendo is launching its first-ever mobile game, <i>Miitomo</i>, this March. It’s part of a partnership with Japanese mobile publisher DeNA that will see an …

New Ubuntu tablet wants to replace your PC

Canonical’s Ubuntu OS perhaps isn’t the household name that iOS and Android are, but as each year passes, it inches closer to its dream of a fully converged platform – one that runs the same core code across all of its devices.<p>In part, it’s already achieved this with the launch of its latest BQ …

Mobile

Apple Pay now accepted at over 2 million retail locations

Apple Pay is now available at over two million retail locations, and is currently rolling out to Chick Fil A, Au Bon Pair and Crate & Barrel.<p>In-app, online shoe retailer Zappos is also expected to work Apple Pay into the mix for checkout.<p>Just yesterday, Square’s new NFC card reader became available …

Apple Pay

Yes, Good Brows Are More Important in Winter—and Here’s Why

It’s a well-established fact that strong brows are a mandatory beauty staple, but this season a thoughtfully conceived set of arches feels more important than ever. After all, when temperatures dip, skin loses its glow, and hair is slicked back under a hat, a statement brow is key to bringing …

Audrey Hepburn

100 White Dresses to Wear to Every Wedding Event

Yes, weddings are about love, commitment and, of course, a great party, but they’re also major fashion events. Seriously. There’s that DDG wedding dress you’ve been dreaming about for like, <i>ever</i>, plus bae’s to-die-for getup, and those of your perfectly put-together wedding party. And while your …

12 Compact Essentials for Ladies on the Go

Most days, practically <i>living</i> out of our purses is a reality. From work and hitting up the gym to staying connected to family and friends, we’re always jetting off from one place to another. Keep feelin’ like a million bucks on your busiest days by keeping your essentials on hand. We’re sharing 12 …