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Incredible Pictures of Lunar Landscapes in Iceland

'Temporary People' depicts the lives of guest workers in the UAE

Novelist Deepak Unnikrishnan tells tales of 'people from elsewhere' who live as perpetual foreigners, often in fear, with precarious futures.<p>The …

Literature

The Most Iconic Restaurant in Every State (and DC)

If you want to find the <i>oldest</i> restaurant in a state, that's easy -- we already did the research. If you want to determine the <i>most iconic</i> restaurant …

A Colorful Corner In Old San Juan

Pisa plans towering Ferris wheel

The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions.<p>The Tuscan city's culture commissioner, Andrea Ferrante, told state TV on Sunday that the big wheel will be roughly the height of Pisa's famed Leaning Tower, or more than 50-meters (165-feet) …

Travel

Transatlantic flights at $65: A new era of budget flying or cheap marketing?

This particular deal may not last. But the trends driving it are likely to continue.<p>February 23, 2017 —If you can spare $65, Norwegian Air Shuttle …

Airlines

Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue

The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.<p>Colorado moved first into creating a regulated recreational marijuana system, and the state is starting to see the benefits in a huge way. According to numbers from the state, …

Cannabis

Mobileye outfits 4,500 for-hire cars in NYC with collision avoidance tech

Mobileye’s long-game is focused on autonomous driving, but some of the tech that feeds into that can have an impact now, including advanced collision avoidance systems. The company announced on Friday that it has completed the installation of accident prevention tech across 4,500 for-hire vehicles …

Drones

Biggest Airport in the World Ever Built - Full Documentary

Top 10 Reasons to Visit London

London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world's best sights, attractions and activities. With so much to do, it's hard to narrow down …

London

A Travel Photographer Reveals the Best Hidden Spots in Popular U.S. National Parks

National parks are some of the most scenic, historic places you can visit. National Geographic photographer Jonathan Irish visited every U.S. …

Fitness on the Go: 6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

It can be tough to stay on a healthy track when you have a packed travel schedule.<p>As a singer, the key to my career success is being where the action …

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall - Condé Nast Traveler

It's because of terrorism concerns.<p>The Eiffel Tower is about to get a new look, but it's not a shiny coat of paint or a bright light on top. Officials in France, who are reacting to several acts of terrorism that have taken place throughout the country in the last few years, have announced that the …

Eiffel Tower

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered

<b>Archaeologists have found a cave that once housed Dead Sea scrolls in a cliff in the Judean desert - the first such discovery in over 60 years.</b><p>Israel's Hebrew University said the ancient parchments were missing from the cave, and were probably looted by Bedouin people in the 1950s.<p>Storage jars, …

Archaeology

These are the 20 best US cities to live in

The United States is filled with incredible cities, each with its own set of credentials and clout to attract visitors from around the world. But which spots are actually the places to live?<p>U.S. News & World Report just unveiled their list of 2017 Best Places to Live in America after ranking the …

Cities

San Francisco Will Be The First City To Make Community College Free To All Residents

On Monday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced City College in the state would be free to any residents that attend. San Francisco is the first city in the nation to provide free tuition for its students.<p>Paying for tuition is a joy for no one, so San Francisco is taking the stress off some of its …

San Francisco

These Are the 10 Most Compassionate Cities in America

Is America a <i>compassionate</i> place? It’s easy to think otherwise if you spend lots of spare time gaping at high-decibel political debates on “Anderson …

The world's top 10 road trips

(CNN)It doesn't matter whether you're sitting amid the high whine of an old Mini Cooper or feeling the swirl of acceleration from the bucket seat of a Bentley Bentayga V12, the open road is one of life's great levelers.<p>Fresh air, great scenery and a wide open road are the Holy Trinity of freedom -- …

RVs

17 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Natural Borders

“What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.” — Ted Kennedy<p>1. Mount Roraima — between Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil<p>2. Rio Grande — between the United States and Mexico<p>3. Detian Falls — between China and Vietnam<p>4. Mount Everest — between China and Nepal<p>5. Iguaçu Falls — between Argentina …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Firefighters in Dubai are using jetpacks to put out fires

The future of firefighting could include water-powered jetpacks. Dubai is incorporating the packs into their fire safety routines.<p>While the method is certainly innovative, it's also pretty expensive. Each of the jetpacks cost around $35,000.

Fire Fighting

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Travel

Here are the 10 best hotels for families — and those on a budget

January isn't even over yet but we're already daydreaming about our next vacation: sun, sand and relaxation. The cherry on top of our dream vacations? Spots that are perfect for the whole family — without breaking the bank.<p>As part of its 15th annual Travelers’ Choice awards, travel and booking site …

Hotels

One of the best low-cost airlines in the world is finally coming to America

AirAsia X is finally coming to America.<p>On January 24, the Malaysian low-cost carrier announced that it has been granted certification from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly into the US.<p>According to the airline, AirAsia X is the first Asian low-cost carrier to secure authorization to …

Airlines

Alberta - Canada | Photo by @brandonexplores

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening

It's a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There's an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the park's surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school's out — so where are all the kids?<p>Walking with me are …

Addiction

The 23 coolest neighbourhoods in Europe, according to travel bloggers

While most tourists choose their holidays based on affordability or the famous landmarks they want to post to Instagram, many prefer to head off the …

15 of the world's happiest places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Blue Monday, the day reputed to be the most depressing of the year for those in the Northern Hemisphere, is here once again.<p>This year, January 16 is supposedly a perfect storm of cruddy weather, mounting debt, post-holiday fatigue, back-to-work ennui and failed New Year's resolutions.<p>And …

Giant Pandas

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

LONDON — Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked …

Travel

25 incredible new attractions opening in 2017

1. The revamped V&A, London<p>The London landmark, which this month received a new director (former Labour MP and shadow education minister Tristram Hunt), will also get the largest architectural revamp of its 100-year history, with a new courtyard entrance and underground gallery forming part of the …

Museums