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Photographer Rémi Noël’s Magical Road Trip Across America

Home: Gohar Dashti's Photographic Elegy on Abandoned Houses<p>Utopia: Aalst's New Library and Academy for Performing Arts<p>BEST OF BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK …

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Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Photos: 1930s India seen in Japanese woodblock prints

At the beginning of January, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC uploaded its entire Asian collection online.<p>Among this collection is a set of popular postcards depicting India of the 1930s. These were made by Japanese artist Yoshida Hiroshi in his country’s woodblock print style—expressly …

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7 Pricing Mistakes To Avoid: Data-Based Insights from Salesforce, Uber and Kraft

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen executives make over the years is not spending enough time thinking about their pricing models. They think about price, but not creatively enough about pricing model, which is more about how you package your prices.<p>In an interview with Anil Kaul, the CEO of …

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I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

"We've known for a long time that smoking kills. We do think, though, that it's important to get an accurate estimate of just how many people are killed." - Eric Jacobs, epidemiologist, American Cancer Society<p>The U.S. surgeon general lists 21 deadly diseases that are caused by smoking. Now, a study …

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These Amazing Instagram Photos Of Finland Will Make You Appreciate Winter

We have decided that we want to spend our next vacation staring at the stars and taking in the snow in Finland. Yes, that's right, we actually <i>want</i> to spend some time in the snow.<p>Once we saw Mikko Lagerstedt's Instagram photos of Finland, we were truly taken aback. The Finland-based photographer …

Ichiran Ramen 一蘭 – Indeed, One Of Japan’s Best Tonkotsu Ramen + How To Order An Ichiran Ramen

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 01, 2015<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Japanese, Overseas - Japan, Overseas - Tokyo4 Comments 12937<p>[Japan] Ichiran Ramen 一蘭 is known as …

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Tokyo Best Eats 2014

Tokyo is a wonderful place to find great eats. But even so, you still need to do a bit of homework to separate the good from the “really worth the …

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

World's Most Romantic Hotels (PHOTOS)

A good hotel, much like a good relationship, has that perfect alchemy of comfort and excitement, intrigue and indulgence. The trick is in finding your match.<p>Fancy a heart-pounding hike followed by a hot mud bath? California's Calistoga Ranch may be your hotel soul mate. If frozen margaritas in a …

The 20 most popular places to visit this winter

Gogobot just released the winners of its 2015 Travelers' Favorites Awards, based on reviews from thousands of travelers as well as destination booking data.<p>One of the categories assessed the top winter destinations.<p>From the ski slopes of California's Big Bear mountain to the beaches of Cape Town, …

The 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago

From a nerdtastic bar in Wicker Park to an art gallery for carpentry lovers (or a carpentry store for art lovers) in Pilsen, these are the 25 coolest new businesses in Chicago.<p>We defined "new" as a business that opened in the past five years or so.<p>Know a cool small business we missed? Tell us in …

One woman's plan to take your creativity back from your phone — by making you bored

When Manoush Zomorodi was eight years old, she walked around her house gathering up all the houseplants. She arranged them in rows, gave them all name tags and then performed a concert for their benefit. Why? Because she was bored.<p>And now? “I suddenly realized I haven't really been bored in about …

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25 places to party before you die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released data on the most visited cities by international tourists in 2013, and Asian cities dominated the list.<p>Hong Kong took the top spot, with over 25 million international visitors. Singapore and Bangkok trailed right behind. In fact, 11 of the top 20 cities …

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

Duty Free Rivals Set Sights on Benetton's Airport Business

Dufry AG is considering a bid to acquire Italian airport retailer World Duty Free SpA as the Swiss company seeks to boost its global presence, …

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7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this didn't sound bizarre enough, it turns out the search giant is also using synthetic skin to develop the technology.<p>the …

The Most Popular Places To Study Abroad By State

Ever wondered where American college students are going each semester? Well now we know thanks to the folks at Student Universe.<p>The travel deals site looked at booking data on their site to determine the results . Yes, London is awesome and Paris is stunning, but if the point of the study abroad …

7 Luxurious Hotels Where New Yorkers Can Escape The City This Winter

Life in the city can wear on anyone, especially when you throw in cold nights, fleets of snow and biting wind.<p>And while you can't always easily escape the winter weather, you can at least leave behind the endless hustle of the city for a couple of days.<p>Whether it's skiing, gaming or relaxation that …

3 Short Books to Read to Maximize Your Productivity and Marketing

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s nearly February and you're wondering where on earth January went, you may be already teetering on the edge of reneging on their New Year’s resolutions.<p>If your resolution was to up the ante in scanning business books …

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Cat genes could hold vital clues to treatments for human diseases

Researchers aim to sequence feline genomes to help in fight against diabetes and asthma<p>Scientists have recruited a new ally in their battle to fight disease: domestic moggies. They believe the genetic profiles of cats contain crucial clues about diseases to which humans and felines are both …

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