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Bowe Bergdahl returns home to a long road ahead - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American prisoner of war, returned home early Friday, his hero's welcome supplanted by a controversial prisoner swap and his reputation tarnished by accusations he was a deserter.<p>He arrived in San Antonio from a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, …

“Nerd Circus” Steam Carnival Reaches $100,000 Kickstarter Goal

Steam Carnival, the STEM-plus-art educational circus that performed earlier this week at <b>D11</b>, has met its $100,000 fundraising goal on Kickstarter. …

Kickstarter

Ruling Delayed on Apple-Samsung Patent Case

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday delayed its decision on whether Apple Inc. infringed Samsung Electronics Co.’s patents.<p>The …

Patents

Mars-bound astronauts will print food & tools, NASA says

NASA will transport 3D printers to space so astronauts can print tools — and potentially even food.<p>NASA’s chief administrator Charles Bolden discussed the role of 3D printers during a recent press tour of the Ames Research Center. According to <i>ComputerWorld,</i> Bolden believes the technology could be …

City of Bland reaches out to Boring and Dull leaders for blah tourism partnership

The long-suffering inhabitants of Bland in Australia are hoping to turn a negative into a positive by establishing sister relationships with Dull in …

Best travel ads this week: Expedia, Thomas Cook, New Jersey, Virginia

Summer tourism promotion is full swing and with it comes generic images of boat, beaches, and family travels.<p>These cities and travel tools have …

American and Delta lead all U.S. airlines in slashing jobs

Fewer people are working for U.S. airlines than a year ago, with the biggest declines at American Airlines — which is cutting jobs as it goes through …

Then + Now: The Lincoln Memorial

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Four score and 11 years ago…the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. It was a fitting date — Memorial Day.<p>While all men may be created equal, not all memorials measure up.<p>Though the marble edifice hasn’t changed much in the 91 years since its completion …

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Voluntourism: 5 Relaxing Vacations That Give Back (PHOTOS)

Your idea of a relaxing vacation may not involve volunteer work or sustainability initiatives, but there are ways to give back during your travels that can still be fun and stress-free. If a enjoying a traditional family vacation is more your speed than heading overseas to build houses, you can …

Is nothing sacred? Pickpockets target Vatican tourists

Rome is notorious for its pickpocketing but you'd think there would be some safety at least inside the holy site of the Vatican. Not so, as tour guides complain that as crime rises in the city, with muggings up 24%, tourists are increasingly being targeted by thieves lurking within the hallowed …

Vatican

An island-hopper's guide to the Azores

Until recently, even seasoned travellers would have been hard pushed to pinpoint the Azores on a map. But finally the world is waking up to the allure of these nine volcanic islands, scattered like stepping stones in the mid-Atlantic. Whether you're watching the sunrise creep up Pico's perfect …

Whale Watching

Airstream 2 Go Launches in the US

Is there any road trip more iconic than one in a classic silver Airstream? Well, get ready for an epic American adventure. A new company, called …

RVs

TUI Travel to purchase 60 Boeing 737 aircraft

The U.K.-based TUI Travel company has announced a commitment to purchase 60 narrow-bodied Boeing 737 jets.<p>The company said Friday it also has the …

Multi-Generational Vacationing -- Homestead Style

Whether it's a special occasion or a spur-of-the moment family getaway, it's important to select a destination that has something to offer everyone traveling in your party. That's why I brought my mother and daughter with me to The Homestead for a special, fun-filled weekend. It doesn't have to be …

Hot Springs

Mars travel looks like faraway prospect due to excessive radiation

NASA’s Curiosity program has confirmed that interplanetary manned missions at speeds attainable today is not possible due to lethal space radiation. …

Aviation industry leader IATA may propose plan to cut carbon emission

The International Air Transport Association may propose measures to cut emissions from airlines, a step that could help a global deal on tackling …

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New Turkish Alcohol Laws Could Pull The Plug On Istanbul's Nightlife

"Places like ours do not fit in the AKP's vision of Istanbul," says manager Haydar Tas of the party that has governed Turkey for the last decade. "And restrictions on alcohol consumption will make things harder for us."<p>In a surprise move last week, the Turkish parliament rushed through strict …

Alcohol

14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …

East London

Top Cancun Restaurant Suggestions by Dining Critics

01 of 08<p>Foodies Everywhere Stopped and Looked<p>The opening of Tempo by Martin Berasategui in Gran Melia Paradisus Cancun hotel has raised Cancun in the …

Luxury Travel

Amazing High Speed Water Wig Photography Technique

The first things you’re probably wondering is, <i>“What exactly is a water wig?”</i> To best answer that question, ask photographer Tim Tadder about his …

Landscape Photography

27 Signs You're Definitely An Aussie

Can you translate this? "Dazza and Shazza played Acca Dacca on the way to Maccas." Good, read on.<p>Major h/t to Stephanie Gall for all her help.

Pictures of the week: Water Memories

Atheer Looks to Add Human Touch to Futuristic Wearable Computers

If you were hoping that Google Glass would be a passing fad, you might be disappointed to hear that it looks like the category of wearable facial …

Wearable Tech

With SmartThings, the Automated Home Suddenly Becomes More Accessible

The notion that one’s home appliances could all be connected in some way — and respond with a simple tap, swipe or voice command — was once only a …

Home Automation

Steven Sinofsky: The Full D11 Interview

Steven Sinofsky is talking to lots of companies these days. He’s meeting with big companies, small companies and plenty of venture capitalists.<p>But as …