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Charles James: Master Couturier in Pictures

With two upcoming museum exhibitions, master couturier Charles James may finally get the recognition he deserves.<p>With two upcoming museum exhibitions, master couturier Charles James may finally get the recognition he deserves. Plus, read about the life of "the Einstein of fashion."<p>Charles James

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

Mobile App Growth Is Now In DECLINE

For those of you who believe the mobile economy is still in gold rush/bubble territory — an industry whose greatest growth years are in front of it — think again.<p>Flurry, one of the larger mobile ad companies, measured device activations and app download traffic over Christmas and discovered that …

Mobile

National Geographic Travel

Have a Whale of a Time in Hermanus, South Africa!

<i>Walker Bay, Hermanus. Photo: Deevra Norling</i><p>Hermanus is a small seaside town along the southern coast of South Africa and approximately one and a half hours away from Cape Town, the second biggest city in South Africa.<p>It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in South …

10 Things to Do in Belize in 2014

Photo credit: www.chabilmar.com<p>The year 2013 is finally coming to an end which means that many people the world over have started to write their New Year's resolutions. Because I am passionate and super pumped about promoting Belize online, one of my resolutions for 2014 is to get more people from …

7 Keys to Traveling Alone -- and Loving It

Traveling alone doesn't have to be lonely. In fact, it can be a wonderful, freeing experience, and a journey toward self-discovery. So, if you are alone this season, perhaps the best thing you can do is go on a solo adventure. I believe that solo travel can be better than therapy because it forces …

The 15 Biggest Travel Stories of 2013

Big travel news kept us on our toes this year. The top stories of 2013 ranged from those that seemingly came out of nowhere, such as the Department …

Airline CEOs Predict the Future of Flights

Millions of people step aboard airplanes each day, complaining about the lack of legroom and overhead space but almost taking for granted that they …

The Best of Intelligent Travel

We publish new travel stories all the time on the Intelligent Travel blog network, but there are a few that really got your attention this year.<p><b>In case you missed them, here are the 13 most popular posts of 2013:</b><p><b>> Then + Now: Machu Picchu</b><p>National Geographic Adventures team lead and accomplished …

Travel Photography

5 Reasons to Go to Istanbul in Winter

With its glamorous waterways and millennia of history, Istanbul is a stunner in any season. Still, savvy travelers skip the summertime throngs to …

Your Guide To Cruising In 2014

<b>Because the new ships are seriously cool.</b> Launching in November, Royal Caribbean International's 4,180-passenger Quantum of the Seas is so high-tech that industry insiders are calling it truly revolutionary. On board? A glass viewing capsule that rises 300 feet above the sea on a mechanical arm.<p>You …

Cruise Ships

TheStreet's Top 5 Dealmakers Heading into 2014

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Sometimes investors are too quick to judge and corporate merger and acquisition activity is one area where that mantra is …

Investing

Apple's Turnover: 2013's Buying Opportunity

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - When <b>Apple</b> (AAPL) traded above $700 back on Sept. 9, 2012, it had a buy rating, according to ValuEngine.com, but the very next …

Investing

Dell Looks To Set A New Tone For Its Private Life

The story of Dell is business legend: How a kid starting in his dorm room, hiding computer parts in the bathroom when his parents visited, managed to build a computing giant that employs over 100,000 people.<p>The Dell saga added a new chapter this year, when its founder and Silver Lake took it …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

MARIJUANA INDUSTRY Why Canada’s pot stock boom just doesn’t add up Subscriber content<p>RETAIL Why Toronto’s top Amazon site faces long odds Subscriber content<p>Great-West Life acquires EverWest in U.S. real estate push<p>Condos, townhomes drive January growth in Vancouver housing market<p>Opinion From …

Business (Canada)

Your 2014 Horoscopes, Revealed!

Sure, trying out a new cookie recipe in the kitchen without a cookbook can be fun. <i>Definitely</i> educational. But, having that cookbook nearby might …

How To Up Your Beauty Game in 2014

Between all the mulled wine and mistletoe madness, you’ve probably been thinking over your <b>New Year’s resolutions</b>. Yes, every January, you plan to up …

Can You Pass This Beauty & Sports Test?

5 Tips for Working Wet Hair While Traveling

In a world where Dry Bars dot every other block, you rarely see someone enter an airport with wet hair on purpose. They always appear rushed and frustrated. Wet hair can be considered a fashion faux pas, like packing snow boots for Malibu. Those who venture out with water droplets clinging to every …

The Jennifer Lopez Look Book

View Slideshow<p>Begin Slideshow<p>We’re all familiar with the J.Lo story: She worked her way up from riding the 6 train in sweatpants (some of us are not …

The Ryan Gosling Look Book

View Slideshow<p>Begin Slideshow<p>Hey girl, I heard you liked the idea of zooming in on a carefully curated selection of my best and worst outfits, so …