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People In Argentina Are Living Like Moguls Thanks To The Currency Black Market

Now, Bloomberg has two eye-opening follow-ups detailing this trend in Argentina.<p>Camila Russo reports people are flipping dollars for as much as 9.7 pesos on the local black market, compared with the official rate of 5.9, and living like moguls.<p>On of the more prominent displays of this: locals now …

Argentina

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Soccer

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

The End of the Wii and What It Means for Nintendo

Looking back at a system ahead of its time<p>Nintendo will no longer manufacture the Wii, and the company may stop selling the system entirely. With the …

The 10 best contemporary still lifes

Art historian Michael Petry chooses works from Marc Quinn and Sharon Core among his favourite contemporary still lifes<p>Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition by Michael Petry is published by Thames & Hudson (£35)

UEFA playoffs set for final four 2014 World Cup spots

The final four teams from Europe to make the World Cup will be determined by four two-legged playoffs in November.<p>UEFA World Cup qualifying is through the group stage, with Belgium, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Russia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, England and Spain all clinching spots in …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Sous-vide Cooking

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …

Wildlife

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: If you're going to stray from a traditional buttermilk biscuit, this is the way to do it.</i><p>I’m a buttermilk …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

10 Sweet Ways to Eat a Skull (Yes, We Said That.)

The Halloween theme for this week? Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. As we kick things off, we turn our attention to the sweetest skulls around: Sugar Skulls! Here are 10 sweet sugar skull ideas to add to your dessert list for the day after Halloween.<p>1. Day of the Dead Cookies: These …

Dessert

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …