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10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

Wales is named one of the best places in the world to visit in 2018

Everyone knows that Wales is a pretty special place .<p>And now it's been named one of the best places in the world to visit - ranking above the likes …

People Like People Who Ask Questions

A new study says people who ask more questions, particularly follow-up questions, are liked better by their conversation partners.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>So new research suggests that you can tell a lot about people by the way they talk. In particular, there's a difference between people who …

Decoding the Secret Language of Flight Deals to Find the Very Best Price

Fly from Sushi to Guinness with Triangle with 3X.<p>Beyond flash sales and airfare alerts, there is a dark, deep underworld where expert deal hunters …

The World's Most Beautiful Beaches, Mapped

For some, there's no question that Christmas is the best time of the year — but if you're less hot-chocolate-by-the-fire and more …

The Best Secret Islands in the World

1 of 11<p>Little Corn Island, Nicaragua<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Ærø, Denmark<p>3 of 11<p>Lizard Island, Australia<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Langkawi, Malaysia<p>Advertisement<p>…

Melanesia

These 5 TSA-Approved Hacks Will Take the Hassle Out of Holiday Travel

Feeling a bit anxious while gearing up for a trip is only natural, but traveling during the holidays (better known as the busiest travel time of the …

The terrible things that stress does to your body

The terrible things that stress does to your body<p>1. It can ruin your sleep<p>Stress will set your mind racing with worries and anxieties. Doctors say such intense thoughts will keep you awake<p>Even worse, lack of sleep can cause yet more stress.<p>2. It can make your skin look worse<p>Researchers say stress …

Sleep

Where to Eat, See and Be Seen in Paris

As the fashion capital of the world, models, designers and fashion editors continually, and gracefully, descend upon Paris, and naturally they don’t …

Why you should travel to Tromsø

When the light is just right, Tromsø looks like something from an animated film. In the midst of an unpeopled hinterland of Arctic wilderness lies …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

7 Dishes You Have to Eat in Iceland

Everyone knows about Iceland's dramatic natural beauty—from the cascading waterfalls thundering down the jagged mountain cliffs to the vibrant, colorful dancing auroras illuminating the Arctic sky, to the icy fragmented glaciers flanked by black sand beaches and rugged lava rocks. But most people …

Ice Cream

Scientists implanted rodents with lab-grown human ‘mini brains,’ and that’s not even the scary part

Stem cell research has been a hotly debated issue for years already, but groundbreaking work utilizing stem-cell-grown human brain tissue is about to …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Four Unique Reasons To Visit Dublin

It may be a small, but there's a reason why Dublin has such a big reputation. From cobbled streets to traditional pubs and more literary greats than …

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

Psychology

3 Surprising Behaviours That Are Scientifically Contagious

Who you surround yourself with has an even bigger impact than you might realise<p>You're probably well aware that seeing another person yawn or laugh …

This tiny European country is big on beauty

Visit Luxembourg's majestic Old Town<p>If you have just a day – or even a few hours – on your travels through Europe, consider a visit to the historic …

The Scott's Cheap Flights Guy Just Revealed the Best Travel Hack

Airlines have been having a bit of a rough time this year. Between United quite literally pulling a passenger off the plane to JetBlue ejecting an …

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10 Places to Visit in Sweden That Aren't Stockholm

Sweden is known for many things: interior design, edgy fashion, meatballs, and ABBA (obviously). And the best part? It can all be experienced in Stockholm, the country's dynamic capital. And while Stockholm should be a stop on every traveler's Swedish itinerary, there's so much more to this …

European Travel

Puppy dog eyes are for the benefit of humans, scientists find

Dogs make puppy dog eyes for the benefit of humans and rarely use the imploring facial expression when on their own, a new study has shown.<p>It has long been assumed that animal facial expressions are involuntary and dependent on emotional state rather than a way to communicate.<p>But scientists at the …

Research

This Map Takes the Guess Work Out of Deciding When to Travel

Deciding when during the year to book a bucket list getaway generally comes down to settling on a date that both jibes with when you can take time …

Why the world’s least-visited country is the perfect place for a restorative trip

We’ve all been there—you book a vacation meant to be serene and rejuvenating only to get to your sunny locale and realize that, well, everyone else …

Scientists Have Worked Out How To Save A 'Dead' Heart After A Heart Attack

This is pretty incredible stuff.<p>Surviving a heart attack is only half of the battle as 20% of patients will go on to have another cardiac arrest …

10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

Why would you worry about looking like a tourist? It’s always been my feeling that it comes with certain disadvantages. You get treated differently – occasionally better, but often much worse. You are an obvious target for sales scams. And crucially, I think, you tend to feel more alienated – …

A Century-Old Discovery of a Virus Could Become Our Solution to Antibiotic Resistance

There's still hope.<p>Antibiotic resistance - the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics - is a growing threat around the …

Microbiology

The Safest Cities in the World

The Economist just released their 2017 study on the world's most secure cities, which they graded on four criteria—digital security, health, infrastructure, and personal safety—and scored on an index out of 100. If you're a cautious traveler (or looking for a new home), consider heading to Asia, …

Hong Kong

36 Hours in Aarhus, Denmark

This small and scholarly college town is brimming with discoveries, from astounding artwork to cozy restaurants and excellent craft beer.

This is what your favorite color says about you, according to "color psychology"

In things we just learned existed and now want to know everything about: Apparently there’s something called “color psychology,” and it can …