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How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

Duty-free

National Geographic Travel

Why Jabra's Revo Are My Pick for Best On-Ear Bluetooth Headphone

Out of a crowded field, the Jabra Revo Bluetooth headphones <b>($199.99)</b> get my vote as one of best pairs of Bluetooth headphones of this year. Specifically, within the on-ear category of headphones, the Revo's performance is unparalleled. They are masterfully designed and show a remarkable level of …

Consumer Tech

Intel-owned Basis announces new iOS-compatible ‘Peak’ smart watch

Basis, a company backed by Intel, has announced a new smart watch compatible with iOS devices that places a focus on health and fitness applications. The device is capable of keeping track of several health-related data points, such as steps, calories, heart rate, prespiration, the temperature of …

Art and antique markets in London

Do you enjoy sifting through stalls and haggling for a bargain? If so, check out the range of London's specialist art and antique markets. You're …

England

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.

These Stunning Smartwatch Concepts Will Make You Want One [PICS]

Over the past several months we have seen many iWatch/smartwatch concepts, but none as stunning as the one from Gábor Balogh, a freelance designer …

Apple discounts some of the App Store's best games just in time for the weekend

If you’re a smartphone or tablet gamer, you’ll know that the App Store is usually where many of the best titles are released, either exclusively on …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Trains

Switched

• <b>Author:</b> Amanda Hocking<p><i>Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world, and Switched is the book that started the phenomenon. Prepare to be enchanted…</i><p>When Wendy Everly was six years old, her mother was convinced she was a …

A new university bets on a hybrid online-learning model | News Home | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Offering a twist on the learn-from-anywhere convenience of Internet classes, a new university is asking freshmen to take a large leap of faith.<p>Minerva Project Principle Learning Architect Ari Bader-Natal (L) discusses work with Chief Product Office Jonathan Katzman at the …

Higher Education

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

France