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Ten Things I Never Knew About Las Vegas Until I Ran a High-Roller Suite

In Las Vegas, the ultimate sand trap-turned-capital of capitalism, there’s no better byword for sophistication than the Cosmopolitan. Its 20-plus …

Sin City

How Long Can You Wait Before Peeing After Sex? This Is What Experts Say, To Avoid UTIs

It's one of those things you may have heard over and over again: Make sure you pee after having sex if you want to avoid UTIs. If this is news to …

Women's Health

8 Things You Should Know About Your Partner Before Engagement, So There Are No Surprises

Getting engaged, getting married, and everything that comes with those decisions are pretty big deals. Obviously, itcan also be a fun and exciting …

Personality

24 things you'll never understand about Australia until you've lived there

Life in Australia is sold as the answer to all your worries. An English-speaking country with infinitely better weather and a deeply laid-back lifesytle, where people take off after work to laze on the beach and cook up a storm on the barbie.<p>This is propagated, to an extent, by programmes such as …

I Tried These Sex-Enhancing Weed Chocolates, and WHOA

What do you get when you incorporate the sex-enhancing properties of weed with chocolate? The perfect aphrodisiac. High-end cannabis chocolatier 1906 …

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Italy

Yup, Apple is going to crush every Android phone once again with the iPhone X Plus

Something strange is happening right now in the smartphone market: Apple no longer makes the most powerful smartphone in the world. Well actually, we …

Android Phones

I Knew My Life Would Be Over If I Had Kids, but I Had 1 Anyway

I did not want to have children. Really, it was never on my list. One only needs to stand in the vicinity of a mom with young children in Target in order to understand. It looks (and sounds) freaking terrible. Innocent bystanders can practically hear a mom's life force being slurped down a drain as …

The soda can-sized portable home theater everyone loves is Amazon’s deal of the day

We get lots of feedback from our readers about the products we cover, and the Nebula Capsule Smart Mini Projector by Anker is one of those devices …

Tech Trends

The budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 but only ends up saving $7,300

Americans of all income levels are falling short when it comes to putting money away. As money expert at Intuit Kimmie Greene tells CNBC Make It, …

Millennials are turned off sex, study suggests, with one in eight still virgins at 26

Millennials are waiting longer to have sex, with one in eight still virgins at 26 years old, new research has found.<p>The sharp rise in the number of young people waiting longer to have sex may be because of a "fear of intimacy" and the pressure of social media, according to analysts.<p>The Next Steps …

In Eastern Europe, the E.U. faces a rebellion more threatening than Brexit

By Griff Witte and<p>Griff Witte<p>Europe-focused correspondent with extensive experience in the Middle East and South Asia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Michael Birnbaum<p>Michael Birnbaum<p>Brussels bureau chief covering Europe<p>Email Bio Follow<p>BUDAPEST — It was a continent-wide party to mark the end of history.<p>On a spring …

Orban

100+ VPNs & Their Logging Policy (What Logs Are Kept by Who?)

<b>According to our recent research, 26 VPNs out of 115 collect 3 or more important log files which are deeply hidden in their privacy policy.</b><p><b>These</b> …

26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you

A recent investigation into 115 of the world’s most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a popular VPN comparison site found out, this isn’t …

Young Women Are Convinced Motherhood Is Going To Suck — And They're Right

<b>When I was 7 months pregnant, my mother told me her biggest regret in life:</b> that she had been a working mom. “If I had to do it all over again, I …

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Ghastly 'Coffin Birth' in a Medieval Grave

We didn't know such horror was even possible.<p>A grave dating back to early medieval Italy is a sad testament to the horrors of medicine in the Dark …

Why Some People Can't Find Anyone to Marry

I was talking some time ago with a young, but not very young, friend of the family about why she had not married.<p>“There’s nobody around here that is …

The Death of DSLRs is Near

Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it …

Cameras

This Is the Absolute Best International Airline Now

Plus winners for every region.<p>Heading overseas? In most cases, you can expect to be stuck in your seat for far longer than you’d like; you may well …

Singapore Airlines

20 very real things every woman should know about having a baby before they start trying for one

Author and journalist.<p><b>You can buy the bassinet and learn Lamaze, but you can never truly prepare for having a baby.</b><p>There are no shortage of women …

Pregnancy

Flying on the Concorde: What was it really like? | CNN Travel

15 things I wish I knew before becoming a dad

When it comes to children, the only certain things about them is that they'll cry, they'll poop and repeat.<p>Handling that is the easy part. Everything else is a minefield waiting to be stepped on.<p>It doesn't matter how many books you read, videos you watch, classes you take or parents you talk to, …

Babysitter

20 amazing destinations in Spain you've probably never heard of

This summer, more of us will be heading for Spain than any other country. It has been our favourite holiday destination for more than two decades, and last year nearly 19m British holidaymakers paid a vist - that’s the equivalent of more than a quarter of the population. But while the vast majority …

How young Queen Elizabeth learnt she was heir to the throne after swimming lesson - and the man who trained her to be a monarch

All it took was a moment for Princess Elizabeth’s life to change forever.<p>December 10, 1936 started like any other; the princess attended a swimming …

Extreme sportsman Ross Edgley on how he swam 40km across the Caribbean Sea, while pulling a 45kg log

Ross Edgley was treading water next to a small boat in the middle of the Caribbean Sea. The boat's captain handed him a large zip-lock bag filled with brown liquid. Edgley ripped open the bag with his teeth, before guzzling the contents - ginger curry.<p>If the thought of a Caribbean jaunt and some …

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

<b>Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at 19, scientists say.</b><p>Young people continuing their education for longer, as well as delayed marriage and parenthood, has pushed back popular perceptions of when adulthood begins.<p>Changing the definition is vital …

Sardinia Is THE Honeymoon Destination for 2019

Sure, you’ve heard of the pastel-colored Amalfi coast, the glamorous island of Capri, and the foodie capital of Sicily, but what about Sardinia? One of Italy’s best kept secrets, the island of Sardinia has long been a vacation getaway for Europeans. From the high-end hotels, sprawling resorts, …

Italy

I Tried the $115 Service That Lets You Fall Asleep In L.A. and Wake Up In San Francisco, and It Blew Me Away

Here's how it went.<p>Someday, I might hail a flying Uber car or climb aboard the Hyperloop for transportation from San Francisco to Los Angeles. In the …

35 Sexy Texts To Send During The Holidays That'll Turn Your Partner On From Afar

Before you get into another political debate with your aunt who's visiting for the holidays, why not find a better way to pass the time in between …

What Men See When They Look At Boobs, According To Science

The way some men look at breasts could say a lot about their income and desire to become dads.<p>Women’s breasts are both a source of baby food and …