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What’s the formula for a kickass travel guide?

Tour guides — I don’t remember a lot of them. Why? Because they sucked. They were boring, they were greedy, they couldn’t give me the knowledge I …

Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife’s Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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9 Outdoor Hotel Tubs You Need To Soak In

A room with a view is great... but what about a <i>hot tub</i> with a view?<p>If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars with a stunning view of nature, you haven't lived.<p>Whether it's a dip in your skivvies or a private soak <i>au natural</i>, these tubs are a recipe for utter …

Skift Trends: 6 Characteristics of Independent Chinese Travelers

Earlier this month we launched our Skift Trends Report subscription service, and as part of that, the first report “<b>Rise of the Chinese Independent</b> …

Plastic Bags Transformed Into Eco-Friendly Carbon Nanotubes

Such membranes have potential for water desalinatization and other advanced filtering.<p>Here's a real Cinderella transformation story. A team of chemists has found a way to turn non-biodegradable plastic bags into a carbon nanotube membrane, a high-tech material with potential to make super-efficient …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Luxe Urban Camping: The Hotel Daniel Airstream in Vienna

Kitted out by a professional yacht interior designer, a 1952 Airstream at the Hotel Daniel in Vienna offers luxe minimalism for the urban camper.<p>For …