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How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

Why You Might Want to Get a Premium Credit Card Instead of Buying Travel Insurance

After seeing posts in various online travel communities about instances where travel insurance saved the day after long hospital stays or required …

Personal Finance

The Easy Airline Hack That Hooks You Up With Free Hotels And Airfare

Do you guys know about stopover deals? Siddown, ya’ll about to learn something cool and it might save you literally hundreds of dollars on your next …

Flying

Photographer Travels Around The World To Capture The Beauty Of Doors And Windows

You may remember a post last year by Andre Vicente Goncalves, a Portuguese computer-scientist-turned-photographer who traveled the world taking …

Intricate drawings of wild animals fused with geometric shapes: http://goo.gl/BMz1hT

After Becoming A Mom, I Couldn’t Find Time To Paint, So I Started Doing One Tiny Drawing A Day

Eleven years ago I attended the Tom Bishop Miniature show in Chicago with my mother. She encouraged me to check it out on a professional level. I had …

Trump has built a pyramid scheme of public fraud. It's a taxpayer-backed cash grab.

Donald Trump is pulling off a taxpayer-backed cash grab. It's an orchestrated, unprecedented scheme to enrich a president, his family and his friends.<p>Even after warnings that tariffs would wreak havoc on the economy, Donald Trump has staked his presidency on a series of trade wars that are now …

Donald Trump

Move Over, Dole Whip, There’s a New Pineapple Ice Cream in Town

A few weeks ago at dinner, Sohla talked about the charms of growing up near Disneyland, where summers were flush with the cold, bright <i>zing</i> of a Dole Whip, a dairy-free pineapple-flavored soft-serve that’s been sold at the theme parks since 1986. I’m almost embarrassed to say I’ve never been to …

Ice Cream

The Best Airline Programs for Flexible Travelers

Airline award tickets can provide excellent value, especially for travelers who have flexibility in their travels. For example, did you know that …

Singapore Airlines

Does your vacation rental have hidden cameras? Here's how to find out

It's firmly against Airbnb's and other rental companies' policies, but that doesn't stop some hosts from putting hidden, undisclosed cameras in their rentals.<p>Hosts have the right to use surveillance devices to protect their property, provided they are used in common areas and are clearly disclosed …

Smart Homes

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

They thought this was Trump country. Hell no

In a dim corridor backstage, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders looked down at Kansas congressional hopeful James Thompson’s denim jeans and black boots. “Hey James,” Sanders said without cracking a smile. “Could I borrow your cowboy shoes?”<p>Thompson took just a second to recover from the razzing.<p>“I …

Middle-class

Chinese Company Tries a Fresh Concept to Revive a New York Mall

Lesso Group wants to shake up the traditional model by mixing showrooms for home-furnishing products with traditional mall chains such as the Gap and Cheesecake Factory<p>Owners of struggling malls have added medical clinics, offices, even amusement-park rides in an effort to resuscitate a fading …

Audio Mixing

Italy's Best Foodie Vacation: Here's How To Eat Your Way Through Sicily

First inhabited some 10,000 years ago, Sicily is a dazzling destination with a fascinating and arguably incomparable past, thanks to its centuries-long perch at the crossroads of history before becoming part of Italy in 1860. The island’s strategic location in the Mediterranean—100 miles northeast …

Italy

These stunning buildings are Norway’s next generation environmental architecture – net energy positive from construction to demolition

The Spark is a re-imagined data center of the future - forming both brain and a central circulatory system in local communities.Snøhetta<p>Climate conscious architecture has been around for some time, but renowned Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta is upping the bar – designing buildings that …

Green Living

PSA: Plastic food containers with these *three* recycling codes aren’t safe for your health

If your food-container collection still consists of plastics instead of glass, frequently recycling and replacing ’em is a <i>must</i> to protect yourself …

Sustainability

Not a president but he plays one on TV - why The 41 Percent stick with Trump | Will Bunch

Michiko Kakutani, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, sometimes acerbic former New York Times book critic — in other words, the kind of voice that 41 percent …

Donald Trump

The one dessert you have to try in each of Italy's regions

<b>Aosta Valley | Tegole</b><p>Italy's smallest region still packs a punch when it comes to dining, with cuisine influenced by its French and Swiss neighbours. …

Italy

How to Start a Property Management Company & Business

Property management is a surprisingly easy and affordable field to enter, requiring minimal education or experience, and almost no small business …

Real Estate

Europe’s Dependence on the U.S. Was All Part of the Plan

Postwar U.S. statesmen designed our world order as it is for a reason. They had lived through what happened without it.<p>As feared, the president of the United States arrived at last week’s NATO summit in a mood of preposterous spleen, profound contempt and shocking rudeness. He insisted on sharing …

Geopolitics

My worst moment: 'Skyscraper' co-star Byron Mann on how not to end up in a soft porn movie

A familiar face from shows such as AMC’s “Hell on Wheels” and SyFy’s “The Expanse,” Byron Mann stars alongside Dwayne Johnson in the summer blockbuster movie “Skyscraper.”<p>Here’s how Mann described the action thriller: “Dwayne Johnson plays an insurance evaluator who assesses risk — a very strong …

See the Crazy Landings at Kai Tak, the Legendary Airport That Closed 20 Years Ago

There may not be two other words that carry the same weight among aviation geeks as “Kai Tak.” Speak the name of Hong Kong’s old airport to anybody …

Hong Kong

The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there

1/<p>Alabama — The Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile<p><i>Honorable mentions: Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House in Florence; the Alabama State</i> …

5 Great, Affordable Alternatives To Italy's Most Popular Spots

Italy’s most popular destinations attract millions of visitors each year for good reason—they are places of almost indescribable beauty or home to epochal art (or both). Everyone wants to visit these charmed locales and in summer, it can seem as if everyone does. So where to go if you want to …

255: How to Earn 6 Figures as an Architect (podcast)

<b>Subscribe for FREE updates:</b><p>What does it take to earn 6 figures as an architect? In this episode of the Business of Architecture podcast, you'll …

Budget Breakdown: One Couple Give a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter a Dreamy Makeover For $19K

The husband-and-wife duo behind Colorado Caravan transform a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter for $19,180.<p>Over the past two years, Denver couple Kerri Cole and Patrick Neely of Colorado Caravan have been renovating vintage Airstream trailers, transforming them into sales offices, bars, and even hotel …

Airstream

Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor When You Have an Architect

Read this before you embark on a project working alongside a contractor and an architect.<p>Here are the best practices when building a design with a contractor and an architect on board to ensure that the project remains on time and on budget while saving you stress.<p>1. Timing Is Key<p>So, you have …

Architecture

Here's Your Chance to Purchase a Historic Ghost Town For $925K

If you are looking to acquire an authentic piece of the American West, then this ghost town is for you.<p>Cerro Gordo is a privately-owned historic mining town located in Owens Valley, near Lone Pine, California. Serving as the first major mining camp south of the Sierra Nevadas, this iconic property …

Real Estate

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes