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The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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8 Budget-Busting Travel Fees (And How to Avoid Them)

You booked the flight, you got the hotel, the rental car -- maybe you even figured out how much your food costs are going to run you on your upcoming summer vacation. You're set, you're done, no surprises. Right? Well, maybe not.<p>As we too often find out when traveling these days, the cost of the …

8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

<i>Photo Courtesy Daveallenphoto/Dreamstime.com. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p><i>Budget Travel</i> is second to none when it comes to practical tips to take the hassle -- and the expense -- out of a summer vacation. Here, our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to …

Afraid of Heights? Look Away

Hotel search trivago has compiled a list of the most spectacular tallest hotels in the world, presenting matchless luxury in structures that soar above 1,000 feet. These deluxe giants (all found in Asia) are guaranteed to take your breath away, not only because of their unparalleled views, but also …

Cannes Film Festival’s Buzziest Films: ‘Bling Ring’ & More (PHOTOS)

Festival Chic<p>With Spielberg leading the jury, the action along the Croisette kicks off Wednesday. From Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ to the Coen …

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Classic Disney Characters Re-imagined as College Students

The perfect trip: The Seychelles

There is much more to the Seychelles than meets the eye – beyond the paradisaical beaches, discover wild national parks, laidback local life and extraordinary flora and fauna.<p>Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perfect island-hopping territory; hop aboard a …

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Are Sane Adults Allowed to Ever Use ;) ?

You probably haven't regularly used smileys since your middle school days, when modems screeched and President Clinton rained ordnance against …

Why Do We Get Emotional When We Drink?

Drinking influences our personalities in a variety of ways. Some people get happy. Others turn combative or impulsive. At one time or another, …

Who Really Has the Most Fake Twitter Followers?

Did you hear? Nearly half of Justin Bieber's Twitter followers are fake. <i>Fake</i>! Belieber nation is a fraud, life has no meaning, the abyss of treachery …

The 22 Best Product Designs of the Year

The Design Museum has just announced the contenders for the sixth annual Designs of the Year. And their products shortlist highlights objects whose …

Yahoo Just Made The Most Beautiful Weather App

It might be the changing of the seasons and the yearning for warmer days and longer nights but why is it that we always end up talking about the …

The Only Thing Apple Really Sells

A recent Wall Street Journal article posits an interesting question: Is Apple a hardware company or a software company? Does it sell iPhones or …

10 Terrible Tech Frustrations My Toddler Will Never Have

When I was growing up, my parents would tell me about all the ancient technologies they had to use in their youth. Whether it was a car with a manual …