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The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

15 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Are a Little Fancy and Very Festive

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Test yourself: are you as fit as a Premier League footballer?

Ever wondered how your own fitness compares to that of a Premier League superstar? Mark Bailey explains the way you can put it to the test<p>The accusations of laziness hurled from the terraces at Premier League footballers are rarely true. Performance data shows that a top footballer can cover a …

Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

Born in 1976, Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests …

10 hidden Mac features you didn’t know existed until now

Our computers are packed to the brim with features we never use, but some of them might be more useful than you think. <i>Business Insider</i> has put …

5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t (June 2014)

Android fans, it’s time for another installment in BGR’s popular series on great Android apps. But these aren’t just any Android apps, of course. …

'Nothing is ever dry down here. Ever.'

Sixty feet below the sea, in the world's only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the Aquarius stay sane?<p>What Houston is to space stations, a turquoise two-storey home in Key Largo is to Aquarius, the world’s only underwater …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

The Part Time Jobs of the Famous Superheroes

We don’t know how those famous superheroes kill their leisure time, but talented designer gave them a few interesting suggestions. Let’s go on …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and new Gear gadgets now available globally

Samsung’s next wave of mobile gadgets are here.<p>The company announced this morning that the Galaxy S5 smartphone, Gear 2 smartwatch line, and Gear Fit activity monitor are now available in stores across 125 countries.<p>The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, packs in a fingerprint …

Mourinho masterminds eighth quarter-final triumph, but what happens next? - Telegraph

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Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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