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15 Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Traveling across time zones brings people to faraway destinations, but there's one huge downside: jet lag.<p>Thomas Cook studied the phenomenon that leaves travelers exhausted and came up with an infographic that shows the best ways to beat jet lag.<p>Some useful tips include wearing sunglasses to trick …

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Did you know that? Sure, it works for plenty of people. In at 9 a.m., out the door as the bells chime 5p.m., lather, rinse, repeat. Monday through Friday, 52 weeks per year for 40 years or more. <i>It works for plenty of people.</i><p>If you are not in …

5 Great Travel Alternatives to a Beach Vacation

Summer Festival in Milwaukee (Flickr: EMR )<p>There are many good reasons why beach vacations are such an obvious choice for families. The things that make them up -- water, sky, and sand -- are elemental. No matter what beach town you choose to visit, it's sure to have a casual, laid-back …

Locals Recommend The Best Tourist Spots In Their Home Cities

The best travel tips come from locals, who know the destination better than any travel guidebook.<p>Love Home Swap analyzed over 700,000 travel tips from locals and created an infographic that shows the best local bars, restaurants, and activities around the world.<p>Their research found that Londoners …

Canada National Parks

What’s your fancy: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, lush forests, or glacial lakes? Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

Get your trunks on: the world's best public swimming pools

Whether it’s for the exercise, a cooling dip as temperatures soar, or just the sheer fun of splashing around, the following selection of public pools dotted around the globe offer not only memorable settings, but also convenient access to highlights for tourists, making it easy to combine your swim …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

The long shadow of Chernobyl

Victor Gaydack is now in his 70s and lives in a Kiev suburb. In April 1986 he was a major in the Russian army, on duty when reactor four at Chernobyl exploded. He was one of tens of thousands of fit, young “liquidators” sent in from all over the Soviet Union to try to make safe the stricken …

Caribbean Islands at Risk of Losing One of Their Most Popular Attractions

Most coral reefs in the Caribbean could vanish in the next two decades, hit by the loss of fish and sea urchins that eat a slime of coral-smothering …

America’s 17 Most-American Cars Made In America By Americans For Americans Who Love America – Feature

Yeah, yeah, yeah… America is different things to different people. But there are still core beliefs and values that almost all of us share. These are things like forthrightness, and appreciation of abundance, and confidence in the future. In sum, we like things bold, big, and bodacious.<p>So here C/D …

12 Simple Ways to Bounce Light and Capture Better Portraits

Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and …

The Best 30 Under $30K: Comparisons, Tests, and More!

For less than the price of the average new car, you could have one of these great new cars. Heck, get two.<p><b>First, the bad news:</b><p>The average new-car transaction price in the U.S. has crept above $30,000, which is about two grand more than it was five years ago, and enough to make inflation look like …

Terrawatch: The crash that splintered Earth's crust

One of the things that distinguishes Earth from other planets is its plate tectonics. But how did this moving jigsaw surface begin? New research suggests that a 3.26 billion-year-old asteroid impact may have kick-started the process.<p>The impact crater has long since gone (recycled by plate …

Prehistoric circle dated to same summer as Seahenge neighbour

A second prehistoric circle on a Norfolk beach has been dated to the same summer more than 4,000 years ago as its famous neighbour, Seahenge.<p>Archaeologists believe the two circles, which originally stood inland in boggy freshwater but are now being eroded gradually by the tides, were part of the …

Airbus looking to introduce cockpits without windows

Up until a few years ago, the suggestion of building a passenger jet with a windowless cockpit would no doubt have had many passengers checking the …

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The Bizarre Attraction That Is New York City's Boat Graveyard

It's where ships in New York City go to die-- and it's become a tourist attraction.<p><i>(Photo by @giseled)</i><p>Located on Staten Island's south shore near Fresh Kills landfill, the marine scrapyard is the city's official dumping ground for decommissioned ferries, tugboats and barges. Some of the ships have …

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

As heavy as 14 elephants, as long as 2 tractor trailers: Meet Mr. Titanosaur

They may be the biggest boys on any block -- any block, ever.<p>In fact, the dinosaurs unveiled Saturday by Argentina's Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio may be the largest to grace the Earth. At about 130 feet (40 meters) long and 180,000 pounds (80,000 kilograms), it's no wonder, then, that these …

Doubling of Antarctic ice loss revealed by European satellite

Antarctica is shedding 160 billion tonnes a year of ice into the ocean, twice the amount of a few years ago, according to new satellite observations. The ice loss is adding to the rising sea levels driven by climate change and even east Antarctica is now losing ice.<p>The new revelations follows the …

It’s Scary How Easily Photos Can Reveal Things They Weren’t Intended To

If you regularly share snapshots of your life online, turning off geotagging isn’t a very reliable way to keep your location private. Everything seen …

Let's Pack Our Bags: Packing and Travel Tips by Light Stalking Photographers

Photographers are always fired up for the next distance and day trip which means packing the right cameras, lenses and gear. Sometimes day trips can …

25 Fictional Places You Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Longing to escape into your favorite films or books? Now you <i>actually</i> can! From Middle Earth to Jurassic Park—we rounded up the real-life locations …

How To Edit Underwater Photography

If you have ever tried your hand at underwater photography, you will quickly realize that there is quite a bit of post production work required to …

16 Chic & Easy Summer Hairstyles

Get some inspiration for how to achieve that casual-cool effect for summer.<p>Summer is not a time for over thinking things, especially when it comes to your hair. Instead, it's all about letting the breeze whip through your strands, tousling your bun and unraveling your braid just a bit. For …

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10 New Ways to Wear Eyeliner

Makeup artist Nick Barose, the mastermind behind Lupita Nyongo's signature bright eyeliner, shares 10 easy liner looks you can create at home.<p><b>1. Sultry Rockstar Eyes</b>: Line the top and bottom of the inner water line with a creamy, long-wearing kohl pencil. Squeeze eyes together so it smudges a …

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