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Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

The Vivid And Daring Visual Identities Of Airlines During The Jet Age

We talk to Matthias C. Hühne about his new book Airline Visual Identity: 1945-1975 and why airline branding used to be so much better than it is today.<p>When Continental announced its sudden merger with United Airlines back in 2010, they unveiled the very vanilla visual identity that’s still in use …

This Common Mistake Is Making Your Beer Too Foamy

No nose grease required.<p>A glass of beer filled mostly with foam suggests an amateur was pouring, but sometimes, no matter how skilled you are, a foamy beer seems inevitable.<p>Your college pals probably suggested using a bit of nose grease to cut the foam down, but there's another less disgusting …

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7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

“The sushi is swimming!” Japanese sushi-maker’s koi-shaped nigiri is a work of art

So what’s the quintessential visual representation of <b>fish in Japanese culture</b>? Is it a decorative <b>koi</b>, swimming gracefully in a garden pond? Or is it …

Here's Why You Should Never Throw Out Those Annoying Silica Sachets Again

Whoa, we had no idea.<p>Anyone who's ever bought a new electronic device or pair of shoes will be all too familiar with those little "DO NOT EAT" …

The 10 best beer towns in America

But as we all know, the American beer-scape has changed in the last 30 years. Today, there are more than 4,000 craft breweries in the U.S., and most of them are microbreweries — small enough to squeeze into the confined space of a city. So if you want to drink the best beers in the world, head …