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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of SEO

<i>Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This adapted excerpt comes from Matthew’s latest book, “SEO Like I’m 5.“</i><p>“80 percent of success is showing up,” Woody Allen famously said about life. Marketing in 2014 is not much different. …

This secret trick could save you money on airfare — but beware

With December just around the corner, it’s little wonder that travelers are scrambling online to book tickets home for the holidays. But along with …

Retirement Advice You Never Get But Need To Hear

Traditional retirement advice can be boring to some and less than fulfilling. Discussions about rollovers, precious metals, and the need to avoid probate can leave many new and soon-to-be retirees craving more. Desires that go beyond conventional financial recommendations and may include things …

IBM's Watson Will Give You Health Advice Based On Your DNA

Two companies are teaming up to make a super-personalized health app.<p>Maybe you have a fitness tracker. Maybe you've gotten your genome sequenced before. Probably your medical records are kept in electronic, instead of paper, form. Now some companies are seeking to combine all those things and more …

Banff National Park

Travel<p>This Canadian park boasts some of the world's finest unspoiled ecosystems.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1885 <b><br>Size:</b> 1,641,027 acres<p>Simplicity marks the origin of Banff—Canada’s first national park. In 1883, on the slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, three railway workers discovered a …

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A Photo Tour: Chocolatiers in Brussels

I fly to Brussels every month so I decided to devote my recent trip to chocolate shops. The World Capital of Chocolate's cobbled back streets led me to shops where chocolate is elevated to an art form.<p>Belgium has been at the center of Europe's chocolate trade since the 1690s. With a million …

How The Islamic State Smuggles Oil To Fund Its Campaign

<i>Editor's Note: This story was published on Sept. 9. In light of the U.S.-led airstrikes on the Islamic State's oil production facilities, we wanted to showcase it once again.</i><p>In less than three years, the Islamic State has had a remarkable rise from startup militants to a cash-rich and capable …

10 Questions to Ask Before Booking a Vacation Rental

<i>Bart Speelman / Flickr</i><p>Where will you stay on your next vacation? According to a survey conducted by TripAdvisor in February, more than half of Americans plan to stay in a vacation rental rather than a hotel in 2014. Survey participants said they're foregoing hotels for the ample space, better …

What's New in France in 2014

As part of our annual guidebook updating process, we assemble a series of "what's new" articles for each region in Europe. This is the second in a series of these articles I'm posting to Huffington. Today we're going to France. If you or your friends have a trip coming up, get up-to-date with the …

Where to Eat in Antigua Now

One of the joys of eating in the Caribbean is that great meals can be found everywhere, from luxury hotels to roadside barbecues and brightly painted …

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

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Google Street View Says Japan Is Top Virtual Tourism Spot in Asia

The intimate looks at locations around the globe made possible by Google Street View has changed the way many of us look at the world. But according …

A Guide To The Secret Parts Of Paris

See and do<p><i>Eglise St-Etienne-du-Mont</i><p>This is one of my favourite Paris churches, both for its architecture, which is an endearing mix of renaissance and gothic, and as an insight into Paris' history: it is home to the shrine of Saint Geneviève, patron saint of Paris, who saved the city from invasion …