Sarah Mabel

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AeroMobil flying car set to take off in 2017, autonomous version to follow

AeroMobil has been around for five years, pursuing the dream of building a functional and (somewhat) practical flying car. Its third-gen prototype was revealed last October, and today at SXSW, AeroMobil CEO Juraj Vaculik revealed a bit more about the company's past and future and the challenges …

Average Heel Heights Across The U.S.

The only sane women in the United States live in Nebraska, Kansas, and Maine. How do I know? These are the states where women buy the shortest heels–under 1.97 inches on average.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. Big data doesn’t lie.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. It’s true. Big data doesn’t …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Electronic artists turn 600 phones into a symphony of light and sound

Forget Prince's "Purple Rules" demanding smartphone-free concerts, one group is actually encouraging fans to wave their handset in the air because it's part of the show. Electronic group Booka Shade recently performed a concert where the audience's phones played coordinated sound and lights via a …

Airline Fees: The Ultimate Guide

Two dollars for a soda? Ten bucks for an aisle seat? Paying for a carry-on? Airline fees keep increasing, so if you're confused, we can help.<p>With our <i>Ultimate Guide to Airline Fees</i>, you'll find a one-stop reference chart for every major airline fee from every major domestic carrier.<p>Best of all, you …

Travel Guides

Inverse Landscape

The double exposure photos by Hugues Roussel – created by the French photographer directly on the negative – are masterpieces of composition, and a …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Las Vegas

Happy Birthday to Shaq and All His Alter Egos

Happy birthday, Shaq!<p>On this date in 1972, you were born in Newark, N.J. You would eventually blossom into a first-ballot Hall of Famer, one of the most dominant big men of all time (even if you couldn't quite hit those free throws).<p>But this isn't about your MVP or your four NBA titles...for you …

Make This Woven Bead Statement Necklace for Under $15!

Listen up chicas! Looking for a spring statement necklace now that the weather has turned for the better? We’ve got some advice: stop shopping, and start making! ‘Cause see this necklace right here? It can be made for under $15. We know… unreal, right? All it takes is the patience to follow a …

Here’s why you shouldn’t buy a US-to-Europe flight more than two months in advance

The average fare for a flight from the US to Europe will vary by $256 from when a ticket is first offered to the day the plane takes off. A flight from the US to South America will fluctuate in a $262 range over the same period. This is according to Kayak, a travel website, which analyzed millions …

South America

7 Places You Should Visit in 2014

<i>Photo of Mexico courtesy by Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Is Brazil on your bucket list this year? How about Haiti? We've got the inside scoop on some surprising places you should visit this year, where you should proceed with caution, and which spots to re-think visiting …