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Best Apps For Traveling - Vacation Planning Tips

Apps can often prove unnecessary (how many ones for creating a to-do list do you really need?), but one area where they tend to excel is travel.<p>There …

Facebook is the new AOL

So it's worth noting that the broad outlines of tech in 2015 look surprisingly like the late '90s. The major players are set up the same, the fights are the same, and the mistakes will almost certainly be the same. It's going to be pretty fun until it all blows up, actually — some of these ancient …

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Meet The Richest Tech Tycoon In 14 Major Countries Around The World

But there are plenty of extremely wealthy tech executives across the globe who are making major contributions to their country's tech scenes.<p>With the help of Forbes' Billionaires List, we've rounded up the wealthiest tech tycoon in 14 countries across the globe. They've each played a major role in …

NBC Reportedly Pulls Reporter Who Witnessed Child Deaths From Gaza

According to the report, by Glenn Greenwald, NBC executives said the decision was due to "security concerns" as Israel prepares its ground invasion. The attack that left the children dead occurred near the hotel where Mohyeldin and other journalists were staying. However, Greenwald insinuated the …

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Chinese students are buying their way into school by pretending to be elite athletes

At Benxi Senior Middle School, in China’s northeastern province of Liaoning, the easiest way to get into a good university is to buy a certificate that says you are a national level athlete. Twenty Benxi students were recently granted certificates for swimming, for example—even though the school …

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12,000 Europeans asked Google to erase them from Internet existence

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — A new site Google Inc. set up to comply with a top European court’s “right to be forgotten” ruling has received more …

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Spring storm hits Rockies with snow, Midwest with thunderstorms, tornadoes

Much of Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming was closed Monday after a spring storm brought up to 3 feet of snow to the Rockies and severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest.<p>A flash flood watch was in effect for portions of Oklahoma and Arkansas, where more than 4 inches of rain were possible. …

Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer

Today’s smartphones offer countless apps to check the weather, find out upcoming forecasts, or even get alerts when it’s about to rain or snow. But no app can tell you exactly what the temperature is right where you stand. That’s why Robocat, the developers of Haze and other smartphone weather …

YouTube tries to grab a chunk of the TV advertising industry’s budget

Google is doubling down on its efforts to attract big-name advertisers to its YouTube streaming video service by offering them a guaranteed number of views, according to advertisers that spoke with the Wall Street Journal.<p>Google’s actions are part of its strategy to grab a larger chuck of the ad …

Gogo Teases An App That Could Let Travelers Text And Make Calls During Flights

I did a lot of cool things at SXSWi 2014, but one of the coolest things I got to do was go for a trip in a private jet and test out some cool new technology from Gogo. As you probably know, Gogo powers wireless Internet for a number of airlines in the U.S. But now it’s extending that technology to …

The Best Time To Buy A Plane Ticket, According To A 2018 Study

Remember this number.<p>Ever wondered if there’s a magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest?<p>Science has an answer: 70 days before takeoff is now, on average, when flights within the continental U.S. are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t nail 70 days ahead …

Will a Criminal Enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

It’s almost inconceivable that baseball would let a convicted felon into its pantheon. San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. is a different …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

10 Beaches Where Getting There Is Half The Fun

We like beaches that make you work for it. Whether it's a hike through the jungle, taking lots and lots and lots of stairs, or even a simply pleasant boardwalk schlep, here are some beaches whose journey is nearly half the fun as the destination.<p><b>Devil's Bay, Virgin Gorda</b><p>Visitors have to wade …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Caribbean Islands

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Lauren De Niro Pipher (@LDPgalactic). Her photo exemplifies the natural serenity of the Caribbean Islands. Of her photo she says:<p>"The photo was taken on Necker Island in the BVIs while on holiday there in Nov 2013. Necker is Sir Richard Branson's …

4 Celebrity Chef Restaurants in the Caribbean

<i>Dune restaurant is in the One & Only Ocean Club, part of the Atlantis complex. Photo by Ocean Club.</i><p>Sure, you can bemoan how touristy the Caribbean islands are, particularly around the cruise ship terminals, where jewelry shops abut duty-free stores and tequila-soaked bars. But for food lovers who …

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Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The 40 Most Beautiful Countries in the World<p>Our Favorite American Road Trips<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>The Most Beautiful Places in France<p>The Best Islands in the World<p>Next<p>It's Not Too Late to Plan Your Summer<p>School's out, the weather’s glorious, and the wanderlust is fierce.<p>Previous<p>The …

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …

Obama: Pot not worse than alcohol

Citing his own experience as a kid with marijuana, President Barack Obama is weighing in on the legalization debate, saying it isn’t more dangerous than alcohol or different from cigarettes.<p>“I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol,” the president told The New Yorker’s David Remnick in a …

If Your Child Has a Job, Should They Help You Pay Bills? Yes! Yes! Yes!

If Your Child Has a Job, Should They Help You Pay Bills? Yes! Yes! Yes!<p>by Dr. Boyce Watkins<p>When I was a child, my mother used to make me pay rent. …

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The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world

The world's wealthiest people aren't known for travelling by bus, but if they fancied a change of scene then the richest 85 people on the globe – who between them control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together – could squeeze onto a single double-decker.<p>The extent …

The greatest MLK speeches you never heard

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a pop quiz for anyone who calls the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. an American hero.<p>Can you name any of his great speeches or written works without citing "I Have a Dream" or the "Letter from Birmingham Jail"?<p>Most Americans would likely flub this quiz. King may be a national hero whose …