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The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

9 of the Best Bars in Prague

Travel<p>Quench your thirst in one of Europe's top cities for beer.<p>If you ask around in Prague, you’ll often hear the claim that the city has the highest concentration of bars per square mile in the world. Whether or not that’s been mathematically proven, it’s definitely hard to walk more than a few …

European Travel

How to prevent being watched by hidden cameras in rental homes on vacation

You could be watched on hidden cameras in your room on vacation and not even know it, as shown by a disturbing case last month that has police warning people to take precautions.<p>Get Jeff Rossen's new book, “Rossen to the Rescue,” here.<p>National investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen demonstrated on …

Florida

10 Products and Services Every Super Traveler Needs

There are travelers and there are “super travelers,” the savvy ones who are constantly booking new flights and always on the go. These are the …

Funny Videos

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19 Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

5. Create this clever organization unit with upcycled plastic jars.<p>Chez Larsson<p>Advertisement<p>6. Use pre-divided storage containers to store small …

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

The death of Queen Elizabeth will be the most disruptive event in Britain in the last 70 years

UPDATE: A new, revised, and expanded version of this story was published on December 27, 2016. Click here to read it »<p>Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of this Realm and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, is not going to live …

Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?

Something's different about Vincent van Gogh's work.<p>It has been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.<p>It's the plumbonacrite!<p>Also known as red lead, …

Art

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

'We Are the World': A Minute-by-Minute Breakdown

"Check your egos at the door" read the sign on the front door of A&M Studios in Los Angeles on the night of January 28th, 1985. Producer Quincy Jones …

Cosmopolitan Recipe

"This is a civil cocktail mon cherie!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger vodka<p>1/2 fluid ounce cointreau<p>1 teaspoon fresh lime juice<p>1 1/2 fluid …

Thinking About a Trip to Cuba? 5 Things You Should Know

Yesterday's announcement that the U.S. will loosen restrictions on visiting Cuba has some travelers in tizzy. By all means, pack your bags—but read …

Cuba

Apple deleted users' non-iTunes music and didn't tell them about it

Long before Apple was shoehorning the latest from U2 into your iTunes account, it was deleting songs originating from rival services. Tell us if this sounds familiar: You grabbed Lady Gaga's <i>The Fame Monster</i> from Amazon MP3 in 2009, threw it in your iTunes library, went to sync your 160GB iPod …