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Hillary Clinton's week from hell: can she shake off troubles to take on Trump?

For Hillary Clinton, the week that Donald Trump finally sealed the Republican presidential nomination should have been a triumphant one.<p>Endless war: Trump and the fantasy of cost-free conflict<p>Read more<p>After a final few delegates nudged him past the official finishing line on Thursday, here at last …

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Vimeo acquires VHX as it looks to build out business models for indie creators

The merger puts Vimeo's scale together with the monetization tools of VHX<p>One of the biggest trends in media over the past year has been the move from free, ad-supported models to premium options like Netflix, Hulu, and commercial-free deals like YouTube Red. Smaller independent creators have also …

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Apple Introduces iPhone SE — the Most Powerful Phone with a 4-inch Display

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Technology is eroding our ability to understand what's real and what's just an illusion

If we were to take a television back in time — to the Middle Ages, say — and show off a Blu-Ray film (our time machine has a power supply), we might imagine that those medieval people would have no idea how we created such a stunning illusion.<p>Our audience would presumably want to try to look inside …

Etihad Has Re-Invented the Airline Industry in Just 10 Short Years

“Today, we are a mature and robust business and one whose simple vision remains the same: to be the world’s best airline.”<p>Etihad Airways, which has …

Google Unveils Tour Builder That Lets Tourists Map Their Travels

Google unveiled a new product yesterday that lets users map their travels with photos, videos, and text using Google Earth. The Google Lat Long blog …

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …

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The Right Way to Ride the Trans-Siberian Railway

The mere mention of a voyage on the Trans-Siberian Railway is enough to make even seasoned travellers froth at the mouth.<p>For the uninitiated, the Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway line in the world; it spans two continents and eight time zones, and its network joins Moscow, the Russian …

The World's Top Private Hotel Beaches

By Linda Huynh, HotelsCombined.com<p>When searching for the ultimate beach getaway, there's something to be said about the importance of privacy. The idea of having 20 screaming kids around or of having to fight over a waterfront lounge chair doesn't exactly incite serenity -- nor should it.<p>So to …

Sick of Sydney? Visit These Islands on the Great Barrier Reef (Photos)

Paradise<p>The big cities of Australia’s Gold Coast may be tempting, but they’re also crowded. Avoid the same old tourist destinations and try the …

National Geographic’s 2018 Adventurers of the Year

Underwater Room At Pemba Island's Manta Resort Unveiled (PHOTOS)

If you've ever dreamed of sleeping under the sea, à la The Little Mermaid, your dreams can soon become reality at the Manta Resort's new underwater room.<p>The Manta Resort is located on Pemba Island, part of the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of East Africa. The resort's newest feature allows …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

You’re a traveler who likes unusual sex: Let’s talk

I have a friend who told me the following story: Back in around 2004, she and her husband flew across the United States to visit some of her family …

5 Airport Meals Worth Missing Your Flight For

<i>By: Geraldine Campbell, Photograph By Victor Prado</i><p>The best food on your next vacation might just be near your boarding gate, as star-studded chefs kick-start a revolution that's ready for takeoff.<p><b>Los Angeles International Airport</b><p><i>Ink Sack</i><p>The massive new renovation of the Los Angeles airport now …

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Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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