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10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Mayors of NYC, San Francisco, and Seattle Ban Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law

SF Mayor Ed Lee, NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray<p>New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Seattle Mayor …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

From highway to high waves: five offbeat coastal road trips

California's Big Sur and Australia's Great Ocean Road may get all the headlines when it comes to coastal driving but they're not the only places where you can lose yourself in spectacular scenery, glowing sunsets and glistening surf.<p>The following routes are equally impressive and also offer quirky …

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10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Watch the Sexist PlayStation Ad Sony Quickly Pulled From YouTube

Sony quickly and quietly pulled a PlayStation ad from its European YouTube account this weekend that bears a greater resemblance to soft-core porn …

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China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More

China may have made huge strides recently, but its school system languishes as a relic that teaches children by rote and exists merely to make …

Shots fired from world's first 3D-printed handgun

The world's first gun made almost entirely by a 3D plastic printer has been successfully fired in Texas.<p>The successful test of the plastic handgun, …

Japanese official reaches back through 1,500 years of China-Japan tension

Just as a border stand-off between China and India has ended, another Asian front may be getting dicey. Japan’s deputy prime minister on May 5 said his country and China have almost never—in their entire histories!—gotten along. “Japan has had maritime contacts [with China], but for the past 1,500 …

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