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9 Cool Things to Do in San Francisco

After three solid years of revamping by lauded Norway-based design firm Snøhetta, the Museum of Modern Art finally opened in May 2016. The new SFMOMA …

The Final Battle Over Texas's Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill'

Businesses, parents, schools, faith leaders, and a hockey team are lining up to oppose legislation backed by hardline social conservatives.<p>Flanked by women in business suits, headscarves, and one with a transgender daughter in her arms, Episcopal priest Elizabeth Turner led a prayer outside the …

NYC Speakeasy Guide: 10 Secret Bars Worth Searching For

Lucky for us, drinking is <i>very</i> legal now. But we still love to sneak around and revisit the prohibition era. Vintage decor, secret entrances, and …

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How to Find New York City's Secret New Speakeasy

A brand new downtown speakeasy is the newest addition to New York's Seaport District. A mere 600 square-foot bar tucked into historic digs, Mr. …

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Top 3 credit score questions

From carrying a balance to cancelling your credit card, there are a number of ways your financial decisions can affect your credit score. Learn about …

How much home can you comfortably afford?

The last thing you want is to be overstretched on your mortgage. Learn how to calculate the right price range that’s within your budget.<p><i>The material</i> …

San Francisco trivia quiz -- July 16, 2017

So you think you know San Francisco? Well, here is your chance to find out, again.<p>It's our SF Trivia Brunch, our weekly buffet of tidbits about the city served here for you every Sunday morning. It is extremely random and extremely short because trivia is best served while your coffee is still …

Five 'only in New York' experiences for less than $50

NEW YORK CITY -- A couple of classics. A tasty slice of Brooklyn. And a truly wacky spot that celebrates the Big Apple in all its glory.<p>You can spend …

This nifty travel budget calculator is a digital nomad's wet dream

If you’re a digital nomad at heart and you often suffer from irrepressible episodes of wanderlust, you know how important it is to plan your budget in advance. But in case you’re too lazy to calculate your expenses, there’s now a website that will do it for you.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free tool that …

Cape May Beach Bar Ranks Among Best In America

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If you enjoy sipping a few drinks in the sun and sand, you don’t have to go very far. One South Jersey beach bar has been ranked …

4 Kickass Hikes that Can Prepare You for the Appalachian Trail

If you’re like most adventurous guys, you probably like to walk before you run. But with a hike like the Appalachian Trail, that leap can fare pretty …

12 Things You Must Do to Avoid Money Disasters While Traveling Abroad

Here's a fun game to play with yourself: Book a long-overdue vacation abroad and naturally become excited. Now, think of every single thing that can …

How would engineers build the Golden Gate Bridge today?

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it’s been an iconic symbol on the American landscape.<p>By 1870, people had …

Chocolate & Booze: The Ultra San Francisco Chocolate Tour!

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The Best Beaches in San Francisco, According to Instagram

Okay, though you may not be reaching for your two-piece when you’re in San Francisco—the weather here doesn’t exactly lend itself to that—the Bay …

Esquire names this San Francisco bar one of the best in the country

There are dozens of critically lauded, extremely popular bars in San Francisco, so it's especially an honor when a publication dedicated to all things cool — Esquire Magazine — plucks just one and adds it to the ranks of their Best Bars in America.<p>This week, two editors, Jeff Gordinier and Kevin …

2016 in Pictures: Best of San Francisco Bay Area Nightlife, Festivals and City Event Images

Each year we take a look back at some of the best images from SF Station photographers. This year was packed full of amazing performers and …

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One Day In Hollywood California

As you know, we traveled to California to attend a conference and I couldn’t leave California without bringing you some awesome travel content. Once …

The best US tours to explore all of America

Though organized tours can cost a fair amount of money on the outset, considering what you and your travel companions will save on transportation …

The Best Way to Get Compensation for a Delayed or Cancelled Flight

Lost or mishandled luggage, broken equipment, or overbooked flights are some examples of situations where you may be entitled to some form of …

Live like celebrities in 7 incredible Airbnbs around the world

Live like celebrities in 7 incredible Airbnbs around the world<p>How would you like to rent a home that Rihanna rented? Enter, Airbnb – the website that …

Where to Go for a Jaw-Dropping View of San Francisco

Fill up your thermos with some (Irish) coffee, pack an umbrella, and hit up one of these epic lookout spots this weekend.<p>1. <b>Grand View Park or “Turtle</b> …

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San Francisco's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

San Francisco’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences<p>By: Mike Jerrard<p>San Francisco is known for its iconic fire engine red Golden Gate Bridge and …

San Francisco

Find Free Stopovers With This New Flight Search Engine

<i>This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.</i><p>A new flight search engine launched Monday with the intent of helping travelers find …

First course statistical programming r 2nd edition | Computational statistics, machine learning and information science

This new color edition of Braun and Murdoch's bestselling textbook integrates use of the RStudio platform and adds discussion of newer graphics …

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

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9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

10 places in U.S. (California's desert is No. 4) Lonely Planet says you should visit next year

Why do we love lists? For travelers, it's always thrilling to see which destinations are generating the most buzz for the coming year.<p>Lonely Planet's editors on Tuesday released their top 10 U.S. places you should visit in 2017. Asheville, N.C., takes the No. 1 spot for its artistic vibe and …

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