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Citi® Double Cash Card Review: Hands Down, One of the Best Cash-Back Credit Cards

<b>What we like about</b> <b>Citi® Double Cash Card</b><p><b>Up to 2% cash back</b> – Citi® Double Cash Card’s cash-back rewards rate of 2% for all purchases is unmatched …

Personal Finance

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

This Short Doc Will Make You Want to Go to Clown College

“A clown falls down so we don’t have to.”<p>In Margarita Jimeno’s delightful mini-doc for American Theatre Wing, the vibrant and sometimes heartsick …

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

Traveling at the Holidays? How to Avoid the Upcoming Price Hikes

Winter holiday flights are often priced 75 percent above the norm, but there are ways around that frightening figure, starting with booking with enough time to spare, knowing the system and watching out for hidden fees.<p>“[Airfare is kind of] like the stock market — you want to buy low and fly high,” …

Flying

The 5 Least-Visited Countries in the World

Here's a guide for globe trotters who prefer the road (far) less traveled.<p>The appeal of some travel destinations is that <i>everyone</i> wants to visit them. For the rest of us, nothing beats a country that's <i>not</i> overrun with tourists, where experiences feel authentic, and the majority of the people you …

How I Landed 15 Job Interviews in 30 Minutes

At 20, I was gaining valuable experience and building my portfolio, which was going well until my father said “No more unpaid internships.”<p>In other …

11 Things You Didn't Know You Knew About Your Body

From hiccups to brain freeze, you’re intimately familiar with many strange things your body does. The reason <i>why</i> these things happen, however, is a …

Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

University Rankings 2016: Comprehensive

Full results from our most comprehensive rankings ever<p>Schools in the Comprehensive category conduct a significant degree of research and offer a wide …

College & University

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

The best free documentaries to watch on YouTube

We love documentaries at WIRED and, as this list proves, there are dozens of great ones worthy of your time and attention. To help you in the search …

Five schools of thought about where the world may be headed next

It has been 26 years since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev stood before the United Nations General Assembly and used Woodrow Wilson's phrase "new world order" to describe the "profound social change" that was about to take place in the relations between the world's nations and their people. The …

Geopolitics

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Microbeads a major problem in L.A. River

Scientist Marcus Eriksen stood ankle deep in the murky Los Angeles River on Friday and dipped a net into the water, looking for a problem.<p>Eriksen was searching for "microbeads," bits of plastic no bigger than salt grains that absorb toxins such as motor oil and insecticides as they tumble …

Pollution

Cosmopolis Toronto: Photographer Captures Toronto's Diversity, One Nationality At A Time

Nour, Saudi Arabia<p>Cosmopolis Toronto<p>Nour lived most her life in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and then her family decided to migrate to Canada, seeking …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Kermit The Frog's Best Advice For A Happy Life

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …