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9 Reasons to Visit Singapore in 2015

While the street food and hawker stalls are a must-try on your Singapore holiday, food travelers should delve deeper and look at Singapore's fine dining scene. There are a number of award-winning chefs opening restaurants in Singapore, and some lesser-known chefs knocking it out of the park.<p>Anytime …

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The 10 Best Airlines in the World

We may have the best barbecue ribs and baseball teams, but when it comes to airlines, the United States has fallen slightly behind. The latest Skytrax World Airline Awards, which rank global airlines in a number of categories, are out.<p>We may have the best barbecue ribs and baseball teams, but when …

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4 Essential Tips for Staying Safe While Traveling

By taking time to prepare before leaving, you can significantly diminish your risk and focus on enjoying your hard-earned trip.<p>As the economy continues to bounce back from the recession, domestic and international travel will continue to increase. In fact, the U.S. Travel Association predicts …

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How To Get Your Flight Attendant To Love You

Ever wondered how to get that extra bag of pretzels during a flight?<p>Flight attendants have a lot of power in the skies, and it turns out some simple, easy-to-follow rules can be the difference between a stressful travel experience and an extra pleasant one.<p>While most airlines prohibit flight …

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7 Totally Weird Ways to Get Arrested in Europe

To help you keep your crazy law breaking to a minimum -- or simply avoid looking like a total newbie -- we've compiled this cautionary list. Call it what not to do on your European vacay.<p><i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>So you're vacationing in Europe... And itching to get arrested? Hit …

America's Best Beach Towns

Ahhh, summer. Endless sunny days, tanned legs in short shorts and ice cream in the freezer at all times. Can you tell we're ready for a beach vacation? Here, eight of our favorite seaside towns across the country.<p>Ahhh, summer. Endless sunny days, tanned legs in short shorts and ice cream in the …

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33 Ridiculously Funny Things You Won't Believe These Guys Said About Health Foods

If you give a mouse a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. But if you give your Doritos-loving boyfriend a swig of kombucha…well, things …

How and When To Post On Social Media

<i>This post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>So much of digital marketing these days is about producing high-quality content that gets published and shared.<p>You can control the publishing part. Can you control the sharing part?<p>Sharing begins with promotion—the timing, targeting, and strategy behind solid …

Nepal Quake Agony as Seen From the Airport and Environs

Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower.<p>That …

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe

Finally armed with the power to match its chassis, Cadillac's coupe shines.<p>The eccentric tenor of Austin, Texas, goes so far beyond the stereotypes that it could pass for paro­dy. In the city’s South Congress neighborhood, for example, you get your kale juice, fried chicken, and breakfast tacos not …

10 memorable White House Correspondents Dinner jokes from the last 10 years

The White House Correspondents Dinner is something of an enigma these days. The event referred to as “Nerd Prom” used to be a traditional dinner thrown by the White House Correspondents Association, the group that’s responsible for things like credentialing reporters to cover the Oval Office and …

How augmented reality and virtual reality will generate $150 billion in revenue by 2020

Despite the failure of Google Glass to evolve into a mainstream consumer gadget, upcoming augmented reality devices like Microsoft’s HoloLens, which …

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there.<p>I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. …

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2016 Cadillac ATS-V First Drive Video

First things first: yes, this newfangled V car is better than the Germans. For me, anyway. Maybe for you, too.<p>Already half of you are flabbergasting …

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An Early Look At The Apple Watch App Ecosystem

With the Apple Watch now officially on the market, and soon to be on the wrists of several million customers – possibly as many as 20 million this year, according to some estimates – there’s a lot of curiosity about what kind of app ecosystem will spring up around the new device. Will Apple Watch …

Porsche, BMW Offer Apple Watch Apps, No One Is Sure Why

What, exactly, is the Apple Watch good for? That’s a great question, and seemingly no one has answered it yet. But Porsche and BMW are taking up the …

Fast And Furious 8 Confirmed For 2017

After slipping info that an eighth installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise was coming during a recent episode of <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>, and that …

WhatsApp Calling On iOS Is Convenient But The Quality Won’t Blow You Away

WhatsApp’s new voice calling feature for iOS is decent quality and easy to use, but the experience doesn’t beat dedicated VoIP apps for clarity. At this point, at least.<p>That’s our early take on the free calls feature that the Facebook-owned service began introducing to its iOS app this week. …

Facebook Reportedly Wants To Tighten Its Grip On Your News

Deals are reportedly in the works to give Facebook greater control over the news stories shared on its platform.<p>According to The New York Times, Facebook has met with several media companies to discuss the possibility of its directly hosting their content -- a shift that would fundamentally change …

The hottest smartphone maker in China is now selling gorgeous TV sets for dirt cheap

There's a lot to love about the TV's specs, which includes a Sharp-built monitor and fast, powerful chips to handle the Android-based OS. It also supports all kinds of video and gaming formats, it's super thin, and you can even buy it with one of several bright candy-colored casings, which are both …

11 Clever Tips For Bagging a Hotel Bargain

Did you wait until the very last minute to book to try and score a discounted rate? We've all tried one way or another to reduce the cost of hotel accommodation -- it's such a big part of a holiday budget.<p><i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Have you ever told the hotel reception clerk that it's …

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Vector smartwatches promise a 30-day battery life

Tag Heuer's Android Wear device wasn't the only smartwatch at this year's Baselworld. Other devices were also shown and launched during the annual luxury watch fair in Switzerland, including the new Vector Watch. It's slated to come out in two different shapes -- Luna with a round face and Meridian …

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A little black box makes it easy to unlock almost any iPhone even when it's secured with your fingerprint

The International Business Times reports that for just £120, anyone on the internet can buy specialist hardware that lets them hack into even the newest iPhones.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>The main device used is called an IP-BOX. It works by "bruteforcing" iPhone passcodes, repeatedly guessing the …

A Terminal Adventure at Denver's Union Station

Denver's newest attraction is an old landmark: the lovingly restored Union Station. But it's more than an historic terminal.<p>Sure, you can still catch an Amtrak train from here to California. And yes, it'll be the final stop of RTD's highly-anticipated SkyRide line to Denver International Airport …

Solar Eclipse Seen Across Europe: In Pictures

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Real Madrid to face rivals Atlético in Champions League quarter-finals

Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters<p>The draw for the Champions League 2014-15 quarter-finals.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/20/1426852278675/53dc8915-ae0b-4796-a3a7-e63495487daf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters<p>The draw for the Champions League …

The 6 Destinations You Absolutely Need to Visit This Spring

Now that spring's near, rather than just watching leaves come back, which is nature's equivalent of watching paint dry, why not go somewhere extra awesome to punctuate the season change?<p>By: Gianni Jaccoma<p>Winter's well and dandy, but by the time March rolls around, pretty much everyone's fed up with …

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Where to buy Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in the UK

Another year, another MWC trade show, another flagship model added to Samsung's Galaxy line-up. Actually, make that two, with the new Galaxy S6 joined by a curved-screen doppelgänger, the S6 edge. Aside from the sloping sides of the S6 edge's display, both are cut from the same, premium cloth. …

10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Here are some tips and strategies for making the most out of your flight experience. Information is power and, in this case, we've got it in spades.<p>Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.<p>Did you …

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10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is reportedly working on a TV service that will launch in the autumn.</b> Around 25 channels will be included with the service, and will cost between $30 and $40 per month.<p><b>2. Pinterest raised $367 million at an $11 billion valuation.</b> It could also raise up to $208 million in additional funding.<p>…