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How to Have a Perfect Long Weekend in Ojai, California

<i>As part of a series on long weekend getaways, we’re showing you how to make the most of your summer Fridays, school breaks and the season’s</i> …

California

AEV OutPost II Camper

American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) is a manufacturer of off-road and overland vehicle parts and accessories as well as turnkey off-road vehicle …

Off-roading

The best things to do in Split, Croatia's lesser-known coastal city

Croatia’s second largest city is an alluring place. Facing the twinkling Adriatic, and with a dramatic mountain backdrop, its setting is stunning. …

Italy

Remembering Robert Lawrence, The First African-American Astronaut

On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selected the first African-American astronaut, Major Robert Lawrence, to train for a highly secretive mission to spy on the Soviet Union from space.<p>Lawrence, an accomplished jet pilot with a doctorate in physical chemistry, was selected for the Manned Orbiting …

Space Exploration

Facebook patent turns phone mics on to record reactions to ads

Facebook has repeatedly denied tapping into phones microphones for targeted advertising, but just because it isn't doesn't mean it can't. According to <i>Metro</i>, Facebook has applied for a controversial patent for software that will allow smartphones to begin recording when they hear secret messages …

Targeted Advertising

Trump wants “his people” to “sit up at attention” like North Koreans

President Trump lavished praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a Fox News interview this morning. The president said the two had "great …

Kim Jong-un

Land Rover Finally Makes the Perfect Defender for America

Just when you thought Land Rover was done building the old-school Defender, it goes and springs this surprise on us. The Solihull brand announced …

NYC poised to become the capital of blockchain and other emerging tech industries

Artificial intelligence, biotech and more. These are not passing trends<p>For the first time ever, New York City sponsored the launch of Blockchain …

Artificial Intelligence

4 ETFs To Park Your Money When You Want To Cut Market Exposure

From time to time investors look at reducing their market exposure and “parking” their money safely. Some choose plain cash, but cash has a negative real rate – it does not grow, and inflation eats away at its value.<p>Some ETFs can provide stability and a moderate return with very low exposure to …

Investing

Field Tested: Kalipak 401

Like it or not, we live in a digital age. Nearly everything we use requires power, and that need for electricity doesn’t end when we head out into …

Trump-loving waitress fired for ‘n****r hunting’ video taken while drinking Michelob Ultra on top of a pickup

Following what is described as “one of the most racist, redneck Missourah scenes imaginable,” a Missouri woman was “immediately terminated” from her …

This Personal Water Filter Belongs in Every Emergency Prep Kit

<b>* This straw will effectively filter 99.99% of bacteria</b> <b><br>* Use it to amp up your emergency preparedness kit</b> <b><br>* It can also come in handy on hiking and</b> …

Camping

Nigeria's Tramadol crisis: The drug fuelling death, despair and Boko Haram

<b>After a BBC investigation in April showed the extent of codeine addiction in Nigeria, the production of codeine-based cough syrup was banned in Nigeria.</b><b>But codeine is not the only opioid scourge spreading across West Africa. Another painkiller, Tramadol, is fuelling widespread addiction - and as</b> …

Do Most Hospitals Benefit from Directly Employing Physicians?

How can hospitals and health systems generate a return on their investment in their physician enterprises? According to the most recent figures, from the American Medical Association, over 25% of U.S. physicians practiced in groups wholly or partly owned by hospitals in 2016 and another 7% were …

10 underrated, record-breaking destinations that everyone should visit

As travelers, we're often drawn to the rare and extraordinary. Our natural curiosity compels us to chase the best, longest, fastest, oldest, deepest, tallest, most remarkable experiences Earth has to offer. We'd rather go big than go home, which is why we've likely visited the world's tallest …

5 Things to Know Before Your First Trip to Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco is a beautiful — and intense — place. For many travelers, the colorful sights, aromatic smells and powerful flavors can border on …

Travel

This Device Lets You Communicate From Anywhere — Even Without A Cell Connection

While getting into nature and going off the grid is about disconnecting from the world, you never know when an emergency might happen and you …

The good

Marrakech marches to its own beat. The former imperial capital is as manic as Mardi Gras and as hip as Hollywood. Throw yourself in at the deep end …

A Guide to Southern Africa's Four Corners Region

At the heart of Southern Africa, four of the region's most popular safari destinations converge at the confluence of the mighty Zambezi and Chobe …

The Best Biographies to Read When You Need a Little Inspiration

Along with the lazy days of summer come plenty of opportunities to finally dig into your reading list. When you've grown tired of light beach reads …

Books

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

15 Budget Apps That Are Basically a Financial Adviser in Your Phone

Budgeting was once the stuff of meticulously detailed spreadsheets and carefully organized notebooks. But technology has come, conquered, and …

Where To Shop And Sleep In Marrakesh

I made a promise to myself when I started to really travel a little over a decade ago, that I would not return to the same place more than once. I needed to go to every place ‘on my list’ but then I found Morocco.<p>If you are lucky enough to be based in Europe, you might consider heading there if you …

Travel

Make Cartagena Your Next Travel Destination

In-the-know travelers have been weekending in Cartagena, Colombia, for years but the style-set have only just recently put this colorful destination …

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye

Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom.<p>I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have …

Michael Jackson

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

Exotac nanoSTRIKER XL: The best ferro-rod available

Being able to start a fire is one of the most important aspects of survival as it allows one to keep warm, purify water, and signal for help. …

Win a holiday to Marrakech, Morocco

<b>We’re giving away a five-night holiday to Marrakech, Morocco’s bohemian city, staying at the glamorous five-star La Mamounia, with return flights</b> …

There are secret luxury villas hidden in the Bali jungle with hot tubs and a spa - and they're actually amazingly cheap to rent

Heading deep into the heart of the Balinese jungle you'd expect to find lush rainforest, exotic wildlife and spectacular natural wonders.<p>You'd be …

5 Gorgeous California Beaches Perfect For Camping

Camping gets even better when you can hear the waves as you sleep — and wake up to an oceanview sunrise.<p>Plan the seaside trip of your dreams (on the cheap!) with this guide to the best beach camping in California. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly campsite, a romantic spot on the coast, …