David Contreras

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The Amazing Story of a Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Who Became the First Therapy Dog During WWII

Great Big Story recounted the history of a tiny Yorkie named Smokey who, during World War II, was adopted by a young Colonel Bill Wynne. Wynne, who …

9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Luggage

See the most beautiful sights in America on this $213 train trip

If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely …

This fancy dog tag lets your pet join a social network so they’ll never get lost

Still sending our your dog with a standard engraved tag?<p>That’s so 90s. And also not great for their safety, because just a tag with your number on it …

What to give your very good dog this holiday season

For the pooch who has everything.<p>A very good dog<p>Good dogs deserve good presents, and Christmas morning is so much better when there's a happy dog running around with a new toy.<p>Dog world ball<p>"Industry experts" call this doggie ball the best in the world. It floats, bounces, and tastes like mint, …

Shopping

A few of Canada's most jaw-dropping, insanely-gorgeous parks

How to Plan a Family Trip to Hawaii

Organize a stress-free, multi-generational getaway with our guide.<p>Hawaii is a near-perfect honeymoon or anniversary destination, of course, but the …

Route 66 road trip: A real-life remix of where to ‘get your kicks’

Bobby Troup’s song, “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66,” was recorded by Nat King Cole in 1946. For the classic tune’s 70th anniversary — and the road’s 90th birthday — I drove the entire 2,448-mile distance from Chicago to Los Angeles. During the two-week road trip, I replaced the original cities with …

Root achieved for AT&T Galaxy S7 and other carrier variants

Android is mature enough that root is no longer a basic necessity, but for fans of custom ROMs and those who can’t live without in-depth tweaking, root access is still highly desirable.<p>Some of the hardest devices to root are carrier-locked models, but there’s little that carriers and manufacturers …

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Plan your trip carefully to avoid undue strain on your dog.<p>(Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images News/Getty Images )<p>Taking a dog to Hawaii means overcoming two challenges, one of which is commonplace in any travel with pets, while the other problem is specific to Hawaii. First, unless the dog is for a …

Special Education

The Oscars of Fine Dining: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Right Now

People travel thousands of miles and make reservations months in advance in search of truly world-class cuisine. And on Monday night, some of the most lauded restaurateurs, fine chefs, and food lovers found their five-star answer at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. For those of you who have …

These are the things you should really know before visiting Japan

Don’t be caught out by surprise. Here are some top tips that will come in handy for anyone visiting for the first time. 1: Take plenty of cash Japan …

Vysor allows you to mirror multiple Android devices

Google developer, Koush, announced an update to his popular device mirroring app Vysor on Thursday that will enable users to share multiple Android screens to a PC, Linux or Mac simultaneously and then grant remote access to the device farm. The new "Share All" feature works just like the original …

17 Gmail Extensions that Make Your Life Easier

In today’s email-centric work environment, you have to make sure you’re on top of your game.<p>But that’s easier said than done. You likely use email to …

Apps

The 30 Most Expensive Cities to Vacation in the U.S.

It could cost you nearly $1300 to fly to one of them.<p>If you’re planning to take a trip, where you go will have a big impact on how much you spend. …

10 Things To Remember When Introducing Your Baby To Your Dog

Congratulations on welcoming a new member to your pack! Whether it has two small feet or four paws, it’s an exciting time! We’re hopeful the two will …

The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie: A Country Chateau In The Heart Of Paris

<i>By Christina Ohly for Fathom</i> | Set in a secluded Neo-Classical mansion circa 1892, the <b>Saint James</b> is a truly unique hôtel particulier — a stand-alone building that feels like a country chateau in the heart of the chic 16th arrondissement in Paris.<p>Built by the widow of French Prime Minister Adolphe …

France

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

Google unveils the official Play Awards nominees

The Google Play Awards are coming at Google I/O on May 19, but today Google released the nominees for each category. With ten categories and five nominees per category, what we’re looking at here is a Who’s Who among Android apps, so even if you’re not super interested in the Play Awards, you …

U.S. Road Trip: 50 States 50 National Parks

<b>In 2015 I took a 10 month solo road trip through all 50 states and to every national park in the lower 48, and what a long strange trip it was.</b><p>Exotic travel, especially among millennials, has become an increasingly romanticized "life-experience" milestone, and for a good reason, no doubt. Who …

National Parks

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Italy

Trust Your Life To A 'Survival Pipe'?

It looks like a pipe bomb. Its Kickstarter campaign failed this month. But the creator of a new kind of survival product is not discouraged.<p><b>The</b> …

Hilarious Description of Products at Home Goods Store Goes Viral

Tumblr user Obvious Plant (aka Jeff Wysaski/PleatedJeans) is known for conducting some pretty clever pranks in which he “plants” fake signs around …

It’s possible to use dual SIMs and a microSD card on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge… with a little work

Those who need the dual SIMs on their device might have been disappointed with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. After all, the smartphone really only supports <i>either</i> dual SIMs or expandable storage. Since many regions only received the 32GB version of the Galaxy S7 Edge, with Samsung banking on the …

Samsung Galaxy S7

State Dept. Issues Travel Alert, Warns of Possibility for ‘Near-Term’ Attacks ‘Throughout Europe’

The State Department issued a rare travel alert for Europe Tuesday, warning Americans of “potential risks” in the wake of the deadly terror attacks in Brussels.<p>The alert, which expires on June 20, warned that “terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting …

There is a super easy and cheap way to use your own smartphone when you travel to other countries

There is a much better, much cheaper option to use your smartphone when you're abroad — simply buy a temporary SIM card, stick it in your phone, and get going!<p>One caveat: You have to make sure that your phone is "unlocked."<p>A bit about "unlocking"<p>Mobile phones used to be "locked" to a specific …

Mobile

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