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The Democratic Party descends into 'civil war' after Clinton's loss

President-elect Donald Trump's unforeseen election win over Hillary Clinton has ignited immediate infighting inside the Democratic Party, with progressive members lashing out at the establishment wing for failing to defeat one of the most flawed Republican presidential candidates in a …

15 Guantanamo Bay prisoners held without charge transferred to UAE

Fifteen prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center were sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest release of detainees during the Obama administration, the Pentagon announced Monday.<p>The transfer of 12 Yemeni nationals and three Afghans to the UAE comes amid a renewed push to …

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

Ten Rules for a Father and Son Hiking Trip

Fathers, feel you lost contact with your teenage sons and you would like to reconnect - and show them that there is more to Dad than they think, seeing you crumpled up in front of the TV at the end of a long working day?<p>Help is at hand! An easy hiking trip of several days can provide father and son …

Vacation Rentals for Every Type of Traveler

Niche rental companies are cropping up to address travelers’ hyper-specific needs, whether that means a house with a high chair or a condo with a …

Hospitality

Most Romantic Hotels in Cape Town

The legendary African sunset, the wild Atlantic waters, the rolling vineyards: Cape Town, on first glance, seems like a composite of every cinematic …

Cape Town

20 Ways to Travel Better (PHOTOS)

There are two types of travelers in this world: those who put up with the difficulties and occasional indignities of travel and those who are determined to triumph over them.<p>If you're in the former camp, take note: with so much new technology available at your fingertips--and so many companies …

Top travel destinations for 2015

Where should you travel in 2015? If you want to make the most of your budget, consider Tunisia, Samoa or Uruguay. Lonely Planet includes these three spots in its list of best value destinations for 2015. If you're like me and you're too lazy to renew your expired passport, how about Wildwood, N.J., …

Ten of the world's best destinations for drinkers

Instead of cracking a can at home, why not search out one of these boozy hotspots? Whether you fancy guzzling a pint, sipping a cocktail or knocking back a dram or two, we can help you quench your thirst in style.<p>Pivni Lazne Bernard, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Sure, a pint of pilsner wouldn’t go amiss - …

East Village

The 8 Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts in America

While away this winter, nestle in these chic rustic escapes.<p><b>1) St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah</b><p>Settled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, this classic resort offers state-of-the-art spa services, heated outdoor pools and hot tubs and an enchanting terrace from which one can watch the sun blaze over …

A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

Most Pinned Travel Photos (PHOTOS)

Everyone wants to know: why does a photo or video go viral? One answer is that content becomes popular when it stirs a powerful emotional reaction, whether happiness (cats and babies) or outrage.<p>We were curious to find out what kinds of travel photography elicit that sharing impulse and, …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

The Most Powerful Army You've Never Heard Of

What was once a nation with a limited presence on the international stage is acquiring advanced weaponry, instituting universal military service, and expanding its fleet of fighter jets and heavy vehicles.<p>A country of less than 10 million citizens has even proven willing frequently to use military …

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

Here's How US Fighter Pilots Learn To Survive Under Inhuman Levels Of G-Force

That's why fighter pilots-in-training have to spend some time in a centrifuge to prove they can handle the pressure.<p>"Essentially, you are placed in a chamber that is on the end of a long arm that spins around the room — the faster it spins, the more G-forces you feel on your body," Jack Stewart, an …

Best Countries for Solo Travelers (PHOTOS)

There are many travelers who claim that traveling alone is the best way to see the world. You deliberately travel solo, they say, because you want to experience the world without the influence of a friend or partner's tastes, prejudices, or preferences. When you're with a companion, it's easy to …

Future Airplanes Might Replace Windows With OLED Screens

Say goodbye to your window seat<p>There may be no such thing as a window seat on the airliners of the future. A concept released by the U.K.’s Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) envisions airliners with thinner walls, made by doing away with cabin windows altogether. In their place, CPI sees OLED …

The Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle East [RANKED]

Faced with this tense paradigm, every country in the region is building up its own military.<p>Indeed, four of the five fastest-growing defense markets in 2013 were in the Middle East, led by Oman — up 115% in a year — and Saudi Arabia — up 300% in a decade — according to IHS Jane's.<p>We have analyzed …