flyingpolarbear

40 Flips | 5 Magazines | 17 Likes | 5 Following | 1 Follower | @flyingpolarbear | Keep up with flyingpolarbear on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “flyingpolarbear”

One simple way billionaire investor Peter Thiel identifies game-changing startups

He's most famous for his early investment in Facebook, but he also owns a stake in many startups worth billions of dollars, like Palantir, Stripe, and SoFi.<p>How does Thiel seem to find fast-growing startups so easily?<p>One good rule of thumb: look for startups that can't be articulated in the right …

19 Of Hawaii's Most Epic Photo Ops

Do it for the 'gram.<p>Hawaii is undeniably photogenic, but even in the Aloha state, some photo ops are better than others.<p>Vacations, after all, are as much about sharing your adventures with the folks back home as they are rest and relaxation.<p>Whether you’re a professional photographer, a selfie …

First time Rome: a beginner’s guide to the Eternal City

First visit to Rome? You’re in luck. You’ll find it easy to see a lot, no matter how limited your time is. It’s good to plan ahead, but ambling aimlessly is also a joy: at times it can seem like there’s an ancient wonder around every corner. Just don’t stress about trying to see everything: for …

Most beautiful places to see in France | CNN Travel

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

20th Century

Skift Business Traveler: More Premium Cabins Come to the Transcontinental Market

What to Know Now<p>Nobody likes taking redeye flights (my current running theory is that every single redeye takes a month off of your life), but for …

5 Cruises You Should Never Book

<i>First on the list? Spring Break cruises. - Photo by Thinkstock</i><p>Any experienced cruiser is sure to have a nightmare story about a cruise they wish they had never taken. Obnoxious passengers, terrible weather, crowded ports, shipboard malfunctions, terrible cabin locations — we’ve heard them all. …

The Most Interesting Cities in America

Some places stay with you long after you are gone. While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, they've got something else, a certain indefinable quality that makes them hard to forget. They're full of adventure waiting to happen, and secrets waiting to be …

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

13 Pin-Worthy Quotes That Perfectly Capture Wanderlust

The urge to travel has a certain hard-to-explain quality. Better known as wanderlust, the feeling drives everything from solo retreats to explorations of uncharted lands.<p>Hence, we're always grateful when someone uses words to define the travel bug in our souls. The philosophers of yore -- and the …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

I Tried to Love Him Back...It Didn't Work

"You don't love me," he said without looking at me. There it was. The thing my best friend had said. The thing my mom had said. The thing I could hear myself saying all along.<p>During my senior spring in college, I began the process of malting and distilling an especially painful heartbreak. I'm …

Relationships

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

17 Unexpected Places to Eat, Shop, and Visit in Austin, Texas

Just in time for South by Southwest.<p>As South by Southwest gets underway, we tapped Cover swimwear designer and Austin resident Lisa Moore for an insider's guide. Moore's chic, minimalist designs (which are made of sun-blocking, skin-protecting materials) are made for the beach, but this woman knows …

A Sneak Peek at Björk's MoMA Retrospective

A selection of photos from this morning's press preview of MoMA's blockbuster Björk retrospective.<p><i>All photos by Sam Clarke.</i><p>This morning, the Museum of Modern Art held a press preview for its blockbuster retrospective of Björk, a multimedia exhibition that includes more than 20 years of work from …

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Solo and Loving it in Hawaii

A bird's eye view of Diamond Head and Honolulu. Hawaii isn't only for romance. Road trips, hikes, sunset walks, surfing and delicious dining can be done as one. All photos by Shari Bayer.<p><i>By Shari Bayer for Fathom</i> | <i>Not having a travel buddy doesn't stop Shari Bayer from hitting the road. Our</i> …

A Definitive Guide to Choosing the Right Eyebrow Makeup

Pencils, gels, waxes, powders...you name it.<p>Shaping your best brows eyebrows isn't simply about hair removal—plucking, waxing, or threading—it's also about styling: Sculpting your brows with the right pencils, gels, powders, and waxes. Here, brow pros weigh in on the best products for every eyebrow …

Makeup

Haha! So lustig sehen 50 Shades of Grey Nachahm-Versuche wirklich aus

Nächste Woche startet endlich 50 Shades of Grey in den Kinos. Die Bücher haben wohl auch das ein oder andere Paar dazu veranlasst, neue Dinge im …

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

Nutrition

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

David Bowie

10 New Restaurants You Have To Try In Berlin

And by you I mean all of you and especially myself. Yes, I am basically sharing my winter-to-eat-list with you, as Berlin is now a city where so many …

10 of the best waterfalls across the United States | CNN Travel

Top 10 Most Popular Food Places of 2014 in Berlin

It’s so lovely to watch Berlin grow as a foodie-city and enjoy its rising fame and the fruits of a decade-long development. 2014 has been an …

10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …

Bratäpfel

Alle lieben Apfel, Zimt und Mandelkern. Wir zeigen Ihnen Schritt für Schritt, wie der Bratapfel perfekt gelingt. Einfach dufte!<p>Im Kochbuch …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Flying

Rettet die Sparer!

Negative Zinsen sind das Warnsignal einer kranken Wirtschaft. Es ist Zeit für radikale Lösungen. Ein Gastbeitrag.

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Apps