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18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Remodelling of a Mid-Century Lincoln House by Flavin Architects

When in need of a change, make house remodel plans! It’s not an easy job to restore your home’s glow and beauty, especially if you’re looking to add …

Here's how to get a ridiculously cheap flight if you don't care where you're going

Sometimes, when you are planning a vacation, where to go isn't the most important part of the equation.<p>For me, any number of factors can determine the destination: Is it relaxing? Is it interesting? Is it exotic? Have I been there before? If a destination hits any of those factors, I could be …

If Your Flight Is Overbooked, Don't Volunteer to Get Bumped

Flights are overbooked all the time, with the recent incident on a United flight an obviously terrible handling of the situation by the airline. But …

Verto Analytics Launches A ComScore Competitor That Works Across Devices, Sites, Apps And Games

Verto Analytics, a company building a comScore competitor designed to better measure digital audiences in a world where consumers now use multiple devices, is launching its measurement service to the public. Called Verto Content Watch, the new service is designed to offer a detailed look in apps, …

Sleek and Simple Luxury in Luxembourg

• 1 |<p>Lofted ceilings have their appeal but the long and low lines in this house are simple but not simplistic.<p>2 |<p>Cool greys that almost seem to shift …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Batteries

PornHub can't keep it up: huge New York billboard ad taken down

PornHub’s gigantic erection in Times Square, New York, has been mysteriously taken down.<p>The company’s first real-life billboard – which measured 54x48 feet – came down prematurely after just a few hours late on Wednesday night.<p>In February 2014 the Montreal-based firm launched a competition for its …

Travel in Belize: The Top 30 Things to See & Do

Top Things to See & Do In Belize<p>Although Belize is a small country, it is packed full of exciting adventure destinations. Visitors can swim across a …

Central America

USA TODAY

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5 Destinations in Belize for Nature Lovers

Unfortunately, many people never truly experience the many places in Belize that make the country so alluring. There is much we can learn from a country that values sustainable tourism, its fascinating Mayan history and the health of its natural environment.<p>By Maria Russo<p>A tiny country with an even …

Belize

The Top Best Places to Visit in Belize

If you are looking to escape to a cozy and sunny destination that offers a potpourri of adventure and fun filled activities this winter, then you might want to consider Belize.<p>Belize has become one of the top travel destinations in the world because of its spectacular and intriguing attractions …

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5 Reasons to Visit Belize Now

<i>By Brian Major</i><p>With the Caribbean dominated by hyperactive all-inclusive resorts, travelers to Belize—in Central America, but touting prime …

25 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Belize

25. There are jaguar and tapir crossing signs on the highway: You never know when your next animal encounter will be.<p>1. It's the <b>only English speaking country in Central America:</b> Belize was occupied by the British, making it unique among its neighbors.<p>2. It was the <b>center of the Mundo Maya</b>: The Mayan …

Belize

10 Things You Must Do During Your Next Trip to Belize

Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize. If so, book the next flight you can back to this breathtaking Central American country. Its 9,000 square miles has an abundance of adventures to offer and is often overlooked by travelers.<p>Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize, …

Belize

From Caye to Cayo: Top 4 Experiences in Belize

The Cayes and the Cayo. Typographically, they may be very similar, but topographically these distinctive regions in Belize are worlds apart.<p>The Cayes …

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Articles about university place apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.<p>The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.<p>A design guide to China's bustling capital.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes …

Keep Calm and Carry On in the Friday Open Thread

Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread, or as it's also called, Ask Omnichad a Question.<p>If you're a regular reader of Lifehacker, you already know …

Makerspaces

Four Apartments from St. Petersburg's Int2 Architecture

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The wooden slat motif that accents the living room ties easily with the funky wooden coffee table and will be seen again in the master bedroom. …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

iOS 7.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released

Windows/Mac: The jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 has been released. The jailbreak tool, called PanGu should work on every iOS device running iOS 7.1.1 and …

Residential Interior Showroom Evoking an Urban Feel: life.style.galleria

Stanley Tham and his team at <b>KNQ Associates + Vievva Designers</b> reveals <b>life.style.galleria</b> in Singapore, a residential interior showroom with a twist. …

Tiny Glass-Walled Container Home Features Rooftop Deck

A reclaimed shipping container forms the basis of Casa Cúbica, a tiny but spacious-feeling home with a rooftop deck, kitchenette, full bath and even …

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 …