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How public spaces make cities work

More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from …

New York City

Apple gets greener, lighting more stores and data centers with renewable power

Apple continued its march down the path of sustainability today, boasting that it has switched to renewable energy for more than 120 of its retail stores in America, with an eye toward continuing that transition.<p>The company also highlighted in a story from <i>Wired</i> today that it has now moved its …

10 Most Disappointing Destinations in the World

Don't believe the hype! These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see.<p><b>Gibraltar</b><p>This British Overseas Territory on the tip of the Iberian Peninsula isn't quite British and it's not quite Spanish, either. You might say it's the worst of both. The 2.3-square-mile …

Google Glass sells to the public tomorrow. Here’s how to decide whether or not to buy

Tomorrow, April 15, Google Glass will finally go on sale to the public.<p>Granted, you’ll have just one day to buy it, and supplies will be limited. That’s the kind of sales tactic any company would use to pressure you into buying a shiny, new toy you don’t really need.<p>So start thinking about it ahead …

Google Knew About Heartbleed and Didn’t Tell the Government

Google knew about a crit­ic­al flaw in In­ter­net se­cur­ity, but it didn’t alert any­one in the gov­ern­ment.<p>Neel Me­hta, a Google en­gin­eer, first …

Confessions of the Last Human Being Without a Cell Phone

I know, I’m supposed to be embarrassed. People are embarrassed for me.<p><i>Illustrations by Jack Graydon</i><p>I’ve been part of a few fads in my lifetime: Wearing Nikes, sleeping in a bed, reading <i>The Hunger Games</i>. I’m writing this on an Apple MacBook, I’ve driven a convertible Jeep in the sun, and I’ve eaten …

Marine Layer Clothing

When Mike Natenshon’s girlfriend accidentally threw out his favorite T-shirt—perfectly soft from years of wash and wear—he underwent a long series of experiments to replicate that worn-in comfiness right off the rack. And, while the former investment banking analyst says it took "a year and $40,000 …

5 Reasons Why Writing a Postcard from Abroad Is Still Worth It - Vagabondish

Sending postcards is old-fashioned. With the hassle of finding a stamp, a post office or a mailbox, many travelers have stopped sending postcards …

How to Return to "Normal" Life Gracefully After Long-Term Travel - Vagabondish

You’ve been the envy of your circle of friends for months. They’ve followed you on social media, lived vicariously through your travels and most …