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CDC: U.S. health worker with Ebola should not have flown on commercial jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> The second Dallas health care worker who was found to have the Ebola virus should not have boarded a commercial jet Monday, health officials say.<p>Because she had helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and because another health worker who cared for Duncan had been diagnosed with …

Don't Let Big Data Put You In A Tele-funk-en

The incredible power of analytics—the ability to run queries against many types of data and make real-time decisions—has been widely applauded for helping new companies emerge and old companies find new markets and new ways of generating revenue growth.<p>But there’s also a growing chorus of voices …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Texas set to execute Lisa Coleman for gruesome murder of child

When emergency services arrived at the home Lisa Coleman shared with her lover they found the bruised and emaciated dead body of nine-year-old Davontae Williams clad only in bandages and a diaper.<p>Ten years later, Coleman is set to be executed in Texas for her role in the boy’s death. Barring the …

Is Your Kindle Making You Stupid? Study Says e-Readers May Be Missing Out

A Norwegian study has found that readers who use a Kindle are “significantly” worse than their paperback-wielding counterparts at recalling key events in text, according to Britain’s <i>the Guardian</i>.<p>The study gave 50 people copies of the same mystery story, half in classic paperback format and half on …

Qunar CEO on Cash Burn: 'I Don't Care About Short-Term Losses'

Chinese booking site Qunar saw its losses widen in the second quarter while generating phenomenal growth in mobile revenue — and that’s all part of …

Exploring Japan’s subtropical Ogasawara Islands

Pristine beaches, star-studded night skies, searing sunsets and whales splashing in tropical waters are not the usual things to expect on a trip to Japan. But venture about 1000km south of downtown Tokyo and that’s exactly what you’ll find.<p>The recently designated World Heritage Ogasawara …

Ireland, Irish and National geographic

See majestic photos of a country filled with picturesque cliffs, rolling hills, and sandy shores. Take a tour of the Emerald Isle.

Unveiled: The Secret Perks of Flying First Class

The prospect of a long international flight changes quite a bit for the rich, powerful and lucky who are seated in the front section of the plane. The land of lie-flat beds and warm cookies may seem almost mystical or a bit mysterious to most travelers. However, Cheapflights.com is shedding light …

United Brings Self-Service Bag-Tagging to O'Hare Airport

United Airlines on Friday quietly rolled out self-service bag-tagging at Chicago O’Hare airport.<p>In the tradition of pumping your own gas and bagging …

Best Tours in North America 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Vermont: Locavore Trail</b><p>Eating local is arguably the Green Mountain State religion, and this Vermont-based outfitter has scouted the best bounty in its backyard for a unique itinerary that has you touring the country’s only independent organic seed …

6 Tourism Trends We're Tracking At Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

How to explore the world by cruise ship

For many people the mere mention of the word 'cruise' can evoke cringeworthy images of forced fun and chintzy cabins, but boat trips can be a thrilling way to see the world – it just depends on the cruise you choose.<p>Feel the local rhythm on a freshwater cruise<p>With smaller boats and fewer people, …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Virgo, WalkSource And More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

Updated: Iceland Volcano Erupts, Creating Ash Plume That Could Threaten Airlines

<b>Update: Iceland has retracted the eruption alert.</b><p>Iceland warned airlines of a potential ash plume that may disrupt flights as one of the island’s …

Ireland's Castles

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

The Australian Hospitality Group Expanding Across Asia to the Middle East

Australian group to operate 100 properties worldwide by 2017<p>StayWell Hospitality Group, or SWHG, recently shared details of its ambitious growth …

3 Hospitality Trends We're Tracking At Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Chinese Booking Site Qunar Actively Seeking Acquisitions

Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd., the Chinese travel website controlled by Baidu Inc., is actively seeking acquisitions to help expand market share, Chief …

Michigan: A Grand Adventure

<b>Tour Grand Island on foot, by bike, and by kayak.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Grand Island, located a quick boat ride from the bustling town of Munising, boasts spectacular scenery, rich history, and countless recreational opportunities. Take advantage of all this island has to offer with a multisport weekend …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …