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Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines

For more than a decade, the United States military has depended on buying Russian-made rocket engines to launch its most crucial satellites. On Friday, Congress said no more.<p>Despite lobbying from a joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., the Senate voted 89-11 to approve a bill …

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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Best City for Fall: Chicago

If you're not thinking of Chicago as a fall destination, you are really missing out. Sure, leaf-peeping in New England, apple picking in Michigan and laughing at the rest of the country from California are all fine fall traditions that you should go ahead and try, but don't discount Chicago.<p>From …

Wireless Gym Headphones for Training

Jabra Sport Pulse Special Edition<p>Buy Now<p>Jabra Sport PulseSpecial Edition<p>Wireless Workout Headphones<p>See Video<p>Jabra Sport PulseSpecial Edition<p>Jabra …

Milan's Most Stylish Hotels

Milan is "the most" at many things in Italy: it's the most modern, the most business-oriented, the (nearly) most populated, and the (arguably) most stylish city in the country. And we've got to agree with the latter claim. After all, it plays home base to luxury fashion houses such as Prada, …

Australia's best food experiences: state by state

For a nation so long wed to the pale culinary shadow of the English Sunday dinner (meat and three vegetables, anyone?) Australia has come a long way. Inspired by local ingredients, Pacific-rim cultures and techniques, Modern Australian cooking (‘Mod Oz’) is about as far removed from Yorkshire …

The most romantic hotels for a Mauritius honeymoon

Mauritius, with its miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, backed by lush forests and dramatic volcanic peaks, is made for romance, with some of the best luxury hotels in the Indian Ocean. Private plunge pools, butlers and helicopter transfers are on offer, along with some of the best gourmet …

Top Places to Stay, Eat & Explore in Turkey

Turkey is a Travel Therapy favorite destination offering so many unique, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. From the stunning scenery, the history, culture and friendly people, to the fantastic food, shopping, incredible hotels and charming seaside resorts. For more on the top places in Turkey …

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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Travel<p>Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram</i> …

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23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

21 Reasons You Should Visit Buenos Aires

With its wide, European-style boulevards, incredible food, raucous nightlife, Buenos Aires is a city unlike any other.<p>And while Argentina once again finds itself in economic limbo, its capital remains a vibrant place to visit. The current exchange rate makes it relatively inexpensive for foreign …

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Will Apple's EarPods Track Your Health?

According to the latest rumor on the anonymous sharing app Secret, a future version of Apple's EarPods will include sensors to measure heart rate and …

Beats Music Comes to the iPad

Beats Music, the latest entrant in the music streaming space, added an iPad version of its app in an update that rolled out to users Thursday.<p>The …

The Right Way to Pack Your Luggage!

Maximize your suitcase space by following our handy guide to what to bring and what to leave at home. You may be surprised by what we've uncovered!<p><i>Photo courtesy of Michael Mohr. Article by Ryan Murphy, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Sunscreen? Check. Extra socks? Double-check. There are some things …

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Top 10 things to do in Trinidad, Cuba

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest cane haul in the world — just under a million kilos of white pressed crystals. This enormous, …

Red Herring: Great New iPad Word Game is Top of the Charts on Day 1

A few days back I mentioned a great looking soon-to-be-released iPad game called <b>Red Herring</b>. It’s the latest game from the makers of the fantastic 7 Little Words game.<p>Well, today that great looking game hit the App Store. I just took a look at the Top Charts section and Red Herring is sitting at …

Guests at the Hyatt Regency in Hong Kong can use this smartphone for free

I've found fruit baskets, chocolates, even a bottle of Honig wine in my hotel rooms over the years. Never a smartphone -- until today. Last month, the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong installed handsets in each of its 381 rooms. Guests can use the phone throughout a stay, with unlimited …

New Device for Migraine Headaches Approved By FDA

Migraine headache sufferers may find hope in Cefaly, a new medical device for treating migraines approved by the FDA in a press release issued March …

Samba Parade in Rio de Janeiro: The World’s Biggest Carnival – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

2<p>Samba music suddenly blasts through the speakers and the crowd goes wild.<p>On the Sambadrome’s runway, the Carnival king and queen appear in their …

5 Jackets Every Girl Needs

With spring fast approaching, it's time to consider no-fuss outerwear<p>Spring is the perfect season for tracking down one key piece you can wear with everything, day in and day out. And for that exact reason, the jacket, from leather to denim, bomber to varsity, is the ideal piece to covet.

#theLIST: Spring Is In the Bag

The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solsticeand a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now.<p>The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solstice—and a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now. Plus, check out spring's best bag trends.