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Here’s my strategy for securing the best seat on every flight

Still, there are some ways to make the experience of flying more bearable — starting with selecting the right airplane seat. I never splurge on first class seats, but there are still ways to get the best seats in economy without having to pay extra.<p>Here's how I make sure I get the best seat …

'Survivor' host Jeff Probst says 'I don't see a spot on the jury for quitters'

Each week Jeff Probst will answer a few questions about the latest episode of <i>Survivor: Worlds Apart.</i><p><b>ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Jenn said “I’m not a</b> …

TV

Vurb Is Mobile Search For Finding Things and People

Organizing friends to go out to the movies or dinner can be a pain; you jump between apps and websites as you try to figure out which restaurant to eat at, which movie to see, at what theatre, all the while trying to organize it over texts.<p>Vurb, a new iOS app, aims to simplify the way you search by …

Yo gets reinvented into a true notifications app for 150 sources

If you downloaded Yo last year, chances are it's now collecting dust in one of your app folders -- after all, how many times can you send the word "yo" to a friend before it becomes annoying? Now, its developers are attempting to entice people to use it again by turning it into an app that notifies …

Apps

B-Tourist Gadget Finally Makes It Possible To Avoid Every Single Human On A Plane

It's a rare breed of human who gets chatty on a plane -- most of the time, we're so peeved by fellow passengers that all we can think of is finding a little space for ourselves.<p>Enter the B-tourist. This brilliant fabric band expands into its very own in-flight suite, lovingly encasing users in …

Internet Pioneer Warns Our Era Could Become The 'Digital Dark Ages'

What happens when today's high-tech data storage systems become tomorrow's floppy discs?<p>Google Vice President Vint Cerf is concerned about the answer and its implications for preserving history. Speaking at a conference of top American scientists, Cerf described such a loss of important information …

How to determine the probability of your plane falling from the sky

It’s been a grisly 12-month period for the airline industry — from the two Malaysia Airlines accidents to the latest horrifying video of the …

How to catch burglars by remote control

<b>"I saw a man on the screen in my living room and that's when I called 911."</b><p>Lawyer Mia Nguyen was sitting in her office glued to the live video feed she'd set up at home to watch her dogs.<p>Alerted by her Manything app that something was moving in the house, she had logged on to have a look. Her dogs …

Jennifer Lawrence Jokes About The Hunger Games and Wishing She Had A Xanax During Speech at Producers Guild Awards

The actress does not like giving speeches—that doesn’t mean she’s not great at them.<p><b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> had one job at last night’s Producers Guild Award. She had to present Lionsgate CEO <b>Jon Feltheimer</b> with the illustrious Milestone Award.<p>The only problem is that Lawrence really doesn’t like giving …

Walmart quietly launches its low-cost streaming video stick

Do you like the idea of a streaming media stick for your TV, but find that even Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire TV Stick costs more than you're willing to pay? You'll want to visit your local Walmart, then. The big-box retailer tells <i>GigaOM</i> that its Vudu Spark dongle, teased at the FCC back in …

Streaming Media

Traveling in a Time of Insecurity

<i>UPDATE: The U.S. Department of State has issued an updated Worldwide Caution alert following the terrorists attacks in Paris, saying they "serve as a</i> …

Nicole Kidman Still Laughing Over Botched Date Story with Jimmy Fallon

Nicole Kidman is still giggling over how she embarrassed Jimmy Fallon on <i>The Tonight Show</i> earlier this week as they discussed their long-ago failed …

Lake Resia, The Sunken Town Where You'll Walk On Water

This takes "walking on water" to an astonishingly real-life level.<p>In Italy's Lake Resia, near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, a lone bell tower shoots up from the perfect, blue-green water. It's the only visible remnant of Graun (<i>Curon</i> in Italian), a town that vanished underwater more than …

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

Here’s the best time to buy airline tickets in 2015

Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.<p>Tuesday has long been considered the best day of the week to book …

Watch Jimmy Fallon Find Out He Blew His Chance To Date Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman stopped by <i>The Tonight Show</i> to promote Paddington The Bear’s new feature film, but spent most of the time talking about how she once had the hots for Jimmy Fallon. It’s nine minutes retelling one of the more awkward and embarrassing tales of missed opportunity you’ll come across, …

Nicole Kidman

All The 2015 TV Premiere Dates You Need To Know

The new year is bringing the return and debuts of some really fantastic television!<p>It's been over a month since our favorite TV shows left us with painstaking cliffhangers (::cough, cough:: <i>The Good Wife</i> and <i>How to Get Away With Murder</i> ::cough, cough::), but the wait is finally over: Starting Jan. 4, …

5 can't-miss apps: 'Squares,' Reuk, MoneyWiz 2 and more

'Ace Ferrara and The Dino Menace'<p>MoneyWiz 2<p>Reuk<p>'Squares'<p>'WRC The Official Game'<p>Between kicking off the New Year and fighting off your first hangover …

Apps

Iskn raises $2M for its iPad cover that turns your handwriting into a digital document

As much as some of us hate to admit it, paper is still around despite the fact that we live in the “digital age.”<p>Iskn (pronounced “i-skin”), a French startup that raised previously just under $350,000 on Kickstarter, built an iPad cover that digitizes whatever someone writes on a piece of good …

CES

Say hello to the second generation of Narrative's wearable camera

It's been more than a year since the first generation of Narrative's lifelogging camera made its debut, which means that it's high time for the company to unveil a sequel. It's here at CES that we finally get to see what it's been working on, and you'd be forgiven for thinking that nothing much has …

Wearable Tech

Withings Launches $150 Activité Pop Activity Tracker

Who needs a smartwatch anyway? If you prefer your watches old-school, but still want to track how active you are Withings’ newly announced Activité Pop may well be for you.<p>The device follows in the (accurately counted) footsteps of the French company’s luxury Activité watch, but with a much more …

Sleeping in caves: Italy's 'spiritual' hermit hotels | CNN Travel

10 Most Visited Cities in the World!

These are the cities Americans love most when they're traveling overseas—and it's easy to see why! How many have YOU visited?

Snapchat has raised $485M since April, new filing shows

Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging app that’s had a rollercoaster year, also raised $485 million from 23 investors since April, a new legal filing reveals.<p>Since the summer, reports have emerged that Snapchat has been signing up new investors including Yahoo, Alibaba, and Kleiner Perkins, with the …

9 Friends Couples You Forgot Dated

Well, let's be honest: It's tough to forget <i>anything</i> about <i>Friends</i>, thanks to our original '90s obsession, subsequent DVD collections, and nightly reruns. And now that the series hit Netflix today (!!!), you can bet every little detail about our beloved Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, and …

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Google

14 Spectacular "Hobbit Houses" You Can Actually Stay In

Looking for a funky and unique vacation rental? These amazing homes will make you feel as if you're visiting J.R.R. Tolkien's world!

Orkut, we hardly knew ye: 10 tech products we lost in 2014

Every year, the tech industry brings us unexpected surprises and long-predicted changes, and among those ups and downs are usually a few endings to …