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PepsiCo's CEO: Why I'm Bringing Back Diet Pepsi With Aspartame

Just two weeks after PepsiCo said it wouldn’t ditch Diet Pepsi with aspartame, Chief Executive Indra Nooyi is chiming in to explain why the beverage …

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in California

These luxurious Golden State resorts — voted World’s Best by T+L readers — shine for their accommodations and experiences.<p>California has proven …

Top 10

Vintage Film Posters From The Golden Age of XXX

While obviously the content of these posters is unapologetically dirty, not to mention the films themselves, we have to say, the design on some of …

A Ranger Looks Back on 50 Years at Glacier National Park

The National Park Service has been around for 100 years, and Bob Schuster has been helping visitors connect with nature for 50 of them.<p>This year marks the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. The NPS manages 412 areas covering more than 84 million acres in the U.S., and has roughly 22,000 …

The Top 5 Tokyo City Hotels

These winning hotels — as voted by T+L readers — earned the highest marks in Japan’s dynamic capital city.<p>In a city as vast and as vibrant as Tokyo, …

Japan

Fujifilm's X-T2 camera pairs a familiar design with 4K video

Based on recent conversations with Fujifilm camera users, I know many of them couldn't wait for the X-T1 successor to be announced. And well, that day is finally here. Today, Fujifilm introduced its new X-T2 mirrorless shooter, a major upgrade over the X-T1 from 2014. The X-T2 features a …

These Are the 5 Most Popular Camping Destinations in The US

If there’s one major American holiday (besides the Fourth of July) worth celebrating this summer, it’s The National Park Service’s 100th birthday. The NPS turns a century old on August 25. If you’re considering a camping (or glamping!) trip to celebrate all the natural wonders the good ole US of A …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Samsung Galaxy S7 To Get Pressure Sensitive Screen, Faster Charging Port, Says WSJ

In the cut-throat battle for smartphone buyers in increasingly saturated global markets it’s become a game of clones for device makers.<p>To wit: Samsung is set to take a leaf out of Apple’s playbook for the next iteration of its flagship Galaxy smartphone. According to the WSJ — quoting “people …

Your Shot of the Month: Brazil’s Salto Corumbá

<i>Traveler</i>‘s epic end-of-year “Best of the World” issue—which highlights 20 must-see places to visit in 2016—features a photograph taken by Your Shot member <b>Victor Lima</b>, who joined Nat Geo’s photo community just this year.<p>The long-exposure image of <b>Salto Corumbá</b>, <b></b>a breathtaking waterfall located near …

Travel Photography

Leaked Pinterest Documents Show Revenue, Growth Forecasts

TechCrunch has obtained documents that show Pinterest has been forecasting $169 million in revenue this year and $2.8 billion in annual revenue by 2018. Pinterest was also expecting to grow its monthly active users to 151 million by the end of 2015 and 329 million by 2018.<p>Andreessen Horowitz used …

Social Media

Hawaii governor declares state of emergency for homelessness

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days after city and state …

Chipgate stokes anxiety, relief and some laughs over iPhone 6s

Heading to social media to vent about Chipgate, some iPhone 6s owners are upset to discover that not all A9 chips are created equal.<p>Worse, some feel duped by Apple, which used two vendors to supply different versions of the chips in “identical” phones. Others worry about reports of inferior battery …

Social Media

HP made a Surface competitor with an even cooler kickstand

The Spectre x2's keyboard is also unlike what you'll find on all but the most recent Surface models or the iPad Pro. While the keyboard is covered in fabric on the back, the top of it looks just like any other laptop keyboard. It's made of metal. It has chiclet keys. They're even raised up and …

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Facebook Messenger is now the second most popular app in the United States

First place goes to Facebook itself<p>Remember when Facebook spun off Messenger and forced you to download it separately? Turns out, even though users initially hated it, the company knew what it was doing. A new report from digital media analytics company comScore shows that Facebook Messenger is …

About: Carey Quinton Haider

Growing up, Portland-based photographer Carey Quinton Haider traveled the Pacific Northwest with his family for months on end, camping all along the …

Kauaʻi with kids: top family activities on the Garden Isle

Lonely Planet writer Andy Murdock takes his kids to the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi for some outdoor adventures. After playing botanist in Limahuli Garden, taking a dip in the azure waters of Hanalei Bay and contemplating the sheer cliffs of the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific', he discovers he might …

Native Hawaiians

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Rihanna, Jessica Biel, and More

All colors of the rainbow were at play in the best beauty Instagram moments of the week, starting with the snap of <b>Karlie Kloss</b> giving her legs a post-hike break beneath a cobalt sky in sunny Joshua Tree. <b>Alana Zimmer</b> celebrated Earth Day immersed in the turquoise pools of the Icelandic Blue Lagoon, …

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Architizer

Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial in Cambodia // The man playing with the young pup is the temple's caretaker. The once-glorious building has been left in the condition in which it was discovered. Over time, the thick roots of the jungle trees have become entwined with the building to the point that they appear one and the same.

Macau's 'New Normal' Drops March Casino Revenue 39%; Junkets See VIP Bottom Signs

Renowned tech investor (and Moonalice rocker) Roger McNamee wrote The New Normal, highlighting the risks of a world of increased uncertainty that also holds great opportunity. In Macau these days, they’re talking about their version of the new normal, but it seems to have a lot more certainty and a …

Carly Fiorina bashes Tim Cook for weighing in on 'religious freedom' debate

Fiorina, a potential Republican presidential candidate, told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday that Cook should be speaking out against oppressive regimes worldwide instead of Indiana's new "religious freedom" law.<p>"When Tim Cook is upset about all the places that he does business because of the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins.</b> The jury decided that her gender did not cause her to miss out on promotions.<p><b>2. Apple CEO Tim Cook published an op-ed in the Washington Post.</b> He's angry over a law in Indiana that lets businesses turn away customers for …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is now the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world.</b> In Q4 of 2014, Apple devices outsold Samsung — the previous #1 — for the first time since 2011, according to data from Gartner. Apple saw a 49% jump in Q4, compared to Samsung's almost 12% decline.<p><b>2. Uber has acquired mapping</b> …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers

Photon entanglement is one of the odder properties of quantum physics, but it promises a lot for computing -- if one photon can instantly affect another no matter how far away it is, you could make super-speedy computers and communications that aren't easily limited by physical distances. It hasn't …