Scott G

78 Flips | 15 Magazines | 3 Likes | 5 Following | 3 Followers | @kurandostrife | Keep up with Scott G on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Scott G”

Travel tips from getting museum tickets to landing hotel rooms

I recently took a vacation and learned a few things the hard way. So, I thought it would be nice to share some of these lessons, as well as a few …

Every day carry (EDC) pocket tools and gadgets | ZDNet

Leatherman Wave<p>This is like carrying around a small toolbox with you everywhere you go. It contains everything from a strong pair of pliers to a saw, …

Swing and Bang: Hong Kong's secret sex club

Picture the scene. Twelve handsome dudes and eight pretty chicks in various stages of undress draped over plush chairs in the lounge of an apartment …

Hong Kong

Mysterious Places in the World You should visit at least once

<b>Mysterious Places in the World</b><p>On the earth some places in the world that have the power to captivate people over many decades. Some places become …

National Parks

36 Olympians Who Definitely Look Better Than You in Speedos and Spandex

We're feeling patriotic already.<p>The 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics are almost here, as are Olympic speedos, Olympic spandex, and Olympic bulges. We're feeling patriotic already. These are the bulges that deserve to win gold in Rio.

United Kingdom

20 amazing international candies that need to come to America already

While we've got plenty of delicious treats here in America, there are lots of international sweets that are sure to please those that have a sweet tooth.<p>Unfortunately, most of these candies aren't available in the US yet, though some can be found at specialty shops.<p>Next time you're traveling the …

Dessert

Kyoto's etiquette manual for tourists

Eighteen of Kyoto’s customs and information on how to avoid any "cultural faux pas” have been outlined in a new infographic released by the Kyoto Convention and Visitors Bureau, the city’s tourism organisation, in collaboration wiith TripAdvisor.<p>The graphic uses a “three-stage emoji” rating system …

20 things Londoners say vs what they REALLY mean

We’ve all done it: said one thing out loud, while meaning something completely different. After all, if us Londoners went round being 100 percent …

England

Sex and the City quotes that are still relevant today

Sex and the City gave us some of the best quotes about fashion, sex, love and friendship. So let's recap some of the funniest, most astute and …

Sex and the City

Bucolic Bulgaria - and 12 more destinations that are stuck in a time warp

150 London Underground facts (including the birth of Jerry Springer in East Finchley station)

You can't ride it today, thanks to industrial action. But you can learn a few things about the Tube instead.<p><b>1.</b> There is only one Tube station which does not have any letters of the word 'mackerel' in it: St John's Wood.<p><b>2.</b> The average speed on the Underground is 20.5 miles per hour including station …

15 Important Lessons We Learned from Our Fave TV Moms

Who runs the world? Moms. While we love our own moms so much, the hard-working mums from some of our most beloved TV shows are pretty great too. In between comforting their kiddos and cracking jokes at their spouses, they’re also teaching us some pretty valuable lessons. Scroll on for some rad …

The world's 20 best countries to visit

European Travel

Is the universe a hologram?

Describing the universe requires fewer dimensions than we might think. New calculations show that this may not just be a mathematical trick, but a …

Physics

The 9 Travelers You'll See At The Airport

The long lines. The uncomfortable security checks. The ill manners. The inebriation. Air travel is intrinsically unpleasant. Here, nine types of people you'll most likely encounter (and be annoyed by) at the airport.<p><b>The Imbiber</b><p>Between the drunk food and cringeworthy comments, this dream seat mate …

Capt. Janeway cosplayer anticipating real coffee aboard International Space Station

On Tuesday Space X launched another shipment of supplies off to the International Space Station, and there to receive it today is none other than Captain Janeway.<p>Sam Cristoforetti is an Italian astronaut currently aboard the International Space Station. She's been in orbit since November of last …

Why Heading to Europe this Summer is Actually Legit

The dollar is up, summer is coming and vacation is on our brain. With everyone buzzing about EU travel this summer, Hipmunk poured over our search and booking data to see if the hype is really hot or just a hoax. Check out the slideshow or dig deep into the data over at Hipmunk.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Dear …

8 shower beers to suds up your daily routine

Shower beers don’t get much respect, but they're the hardest-working booze in hygiene.<p>A glass of wine in the bath is still the most socially …

Alcohol

George Osborne warns of Greek debt crisis fallout

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer has warned that the risks of a “very bad outcome” from the Greek debt crisis have risen.<p>Speaking in Istanbul, George Osborne told Bloomberg TV there was a growing danger that the deadlock over Greece’s bailout programme would spiral out of control.<p>George …

Europe

New girl group Billion release MV for title track 'Dancing Alone'

Mnet's 'M! Countdown' is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists! On this episode, NCT U's Taeyon…<p>Fans expressed …

The Coolest Subway Stations in the World

<i>By Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Jamie Moore</i><p>New Yorkers spend most of their time on the subway either stressing over train delays or wondering why the dude manspreading next to them is wearing a velour jumpsuit and eating a full plate of spaghetti. Straphangers abroad have similar woes, but with an …

Twenty things you didn't know about Germany

1. Germany has (once) lost a penalty shootout in a major football competition. It was in 1976 when the then West Germany lost a shootout 5-3 in in the European Championships against Czechoslovakia. On the four other occasions the Germans have been involved in one, they won.<p>2. There is a Barbie doll …

Germany

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

#exploreLondon. Use this new @TfLOfficial infograph to discover lots of interesting stuff along the #VictoriaLine http://t.co/Br4Y3Gg8Et

This map shows why Finland, Sweden, and the UK have more freedom than any other countries

A recent map from GOOD shows a new way to measure a country’s stature on the world stage: The freedom that its citizens have to travel the globe.<p>Western countries tend to have more travel freedom as measured by the number of visa exemptions, or the ability to get a visa on arrival. Finns, Brits, …

Dominican Republic

Seven decades of Soviet propaganda – in pictures

As the Minsk History Museum in Belarus holds an exhibition celebrating the USSR, we look back at some of the best Soviet poster art

20 Years of Global Migration—in One Chart

Geographers have used census data from 150 countries to map human traffic over time.<p>It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released Friday in <i>Science</i>, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a …

Bamboo Forest vs. Stone Castle: The rival empires of Japanese whiskey | CNN Travel