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Five ways to eat well (and cheap) on the road

The cry of 'Are we there yet?' often really means 'When can we eat?' There's something about the joys of a road trip – hopping in and out of the car for new experiences, witnessing amazing scenery, and, yes, getting a chance to try lots of new foods – that fuels hunger. But all too often you can be …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

A guide to the eateries of Turkey

<i>A guide to the various types of eating places you'll find in Turkey.</i><p>One of the joys of eating out in Turkey is that there’s no need to order your whole meal at once. It’s perfectly acceptable to order one or two small dishes, see how you go, and order more later if you’re still hungry or tempted. …

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. …

Yahoo Says U.S. Looked At Only .01% Of People's Data, But That's Way More Than You Think

Yahoo just released its first transparency report, and despite what the company wants you to believe, the U.S. government is looking at a lot of people's data.<p>In the report released Friday, Yahoo says that the U.S. government requested "less than one-hundredth of one percent of Yahoo users …

Monorails Race Ahead Of Hyperloop

While the ambitious Hyperloop is merely theoretical for now, several other projects for lifting travelers out of traffic jams are taking shape. Less ambitious than Elon Musk’s grand plan for hurtling humans at high speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, a blueprint for connecting Boulder and …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Age-related memory loss and the protein that may reverse it

Memories are just about the most precious piece of intangible property that we have — they contain a person's history, personality, and most deeply held beliefs — but there's an inevitable decline in our ability to retain them as we age. That's the problem being addressed by scientists at the …

Moto X now available to order on Verizon website

Motorola’s Moto X is now available to order on Verizon’s website for $199.99. The first-place carrier confirmed the August 29th release date earlier this week, but if you’ve been waiting to get your order in early, now is the time. Unfortunately, though, you won’t get the same myriad color options …

Skydog ships its Wi-Fi home router with mobile app control

PowerCloud Systems is fulfilling the promise from its Kickstarter campaign by shipping its Skydog Wi-Fi router to more than 1,000 of its crowdfunding supporters. That means the Skydog and its companion mobile app are shipping on time.<p>Skydog is a new home network router that you can control with …

The Cost Of Marketing iPhone Apps In The US Is Rising

Many people view the proliferation of mobile apps as beneficial to consumers, but amid increasing competition, brands have to fight for more eyeballs, which has resulted in an uptick in marketing costs.<p>The cost of acquiring mobile app users increased dramatically in July, reaching the highest peak …

A top Google exec’s defection to the “Apple of China” is entangled with Sergey Brin’s love life

Hugo Barra was the guy in charge of the day to day Android operations at Google. But suddenly he’s leaving for Xiaomi, popularly known as the “Apple of China,” which has grown astronomically into a major manufacturer of Android-based smartphones that is now worth more than Lenovo, the world’s …

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Want To Improve Your Fitness Goals? Change How You Eat!

Photo: Courtesy of On Your Mark Training + Fitness.<p>Most of us fall into the trap of thinking that if we run an extra couple of miles, we'll …

This Interior Snap Will Make You Crave A Home Makeover

Photo: Courtesy of Style Within Reach.<p>Here's the funny thing about inspiration: When you're actively seeking it, it can be maddeningly elusive. And …

We've Officially Found The Most Universally Flattering Jeans (PHOTOS)

We're told that skinny jeans look good on certain figures, boyfriend jeans on other, and if you're lucky, you can pull off flared denim. But what most people don't know is that there is one style of denim that is universally flattering: Boot-cut.<p>The relaxed fit of a boot-cut pant skims the body, …

Nike Has Developed a Stylish Fleece That You Will Want to Wear to Work, Dinner, and Then Some. No, Really

If you're like me, you keep a few zip-up fleece sweaters in your winter dressing rotation because they keep you warm, but since they are usually kind of, well, unattractive they get hidden underneath your jacket.<p>I'm rethinking this plan now that I've been introduced to the Nike Tech Fleece …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …

Telecom mergers give US government more opportunities to spy

As we saw most recently with SoftBank’s acquisition of Sprint, foreign companies looking to get into the US telecoms business need to sign away some important decision-making power. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that beginning with the Verizon Wireless joint venture in 2001, foreign-owned telecom …

INQ Extends Its Social Magazine App, Material, To iOS After 50,000+ Downloads On Android

Material is a social magazine app powered by Twitter and/or Facebook usage. It’s the latest project from INQ, the U.K.-based, Hutchison Whampoa backed company that used to build social phones — way before everyone started embedding Facebook. And before Samsung became big enough to gobble up most of …

Belly Gets $12.1 Million From NEA And Others In A Bid To Take Its Loyalty App To The Next Level

Dozens of customer loyalty apps have emerged over the past several years, looking to bring the relationships between brick-and-mortar shops and their customers from the times of paper punch cards into the digital era. But the space has thinned out lately, with several startups being acquired (or …

The One Thing Behind Tesla's Success

All hail the Model S.<p>The all-electric sedan from Tesla Motors is a winner. The Model S outsold Porsche, Fiat, Buick, Jaguar, Land Rover and five other companies in California, according to a report in QZ. It also outscored every other car in tests conducted by Consumer Reports. And just recently, …

Apple trade ban reversal in US questioned by South Korea

South Korea's government has expressed "concerns" about the Barack Obama administration's last-minute reversal of a trade ban against Apple's iPhone 4 and 3G-capable iPad 2 – amid the threat that a similar ban on Samsung products will be implemented on Friday.<p>The block on the iPhone ban, which …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.<p>There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of …

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65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

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Amazing Road Trips

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