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Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin: Soft fork vulnerability means a mining oligopoly cannot engage in censorship

Soft fork vulnerability is a blessing in disguise, which means a cabal of miners cannot unilaterally make changes to Ethereum.<p>The Ethereum community, …

The Best Mutual Funds for Your Retirement

You’ve worked hard to amass your retirement savings, and if your golden years are fast approaching, making the right investment makes all the …

17 Breezy Dip Recipes You Can Make in a Skillet

Next time you’re on party appetizer duty, don’t fret. Take a deep breath. You got this. You won’t even have to spend hours prepping or hovering over the stove. Just throw your ingredients in your trusty cast iron skillet and bake. Out comes a hot, gooey, dippable work of food art that everyone will …

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Nine Luxury Retreats in California Wine Country (Photos)

Golden State Getaway<p>Nine Luxury Retreats in California Wine Country (Photos)<p>Plan your next getaway to one of these luxurious hotels in Napa and …

Then + Now: Machu Picchu

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Hiram Bingham first set eyes on Machu Picchu in 1911. Though he did not discover the striking citadel in the clouds (locals, many of whom served as Bingham’s guides, had known its whereabouts for centuries), he intended to reveal it to the world.<p>That chance came when the …

50 trips you need to take in the US

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or waiting for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone National Park, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From …

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Top 5 hotels you don't need to leave

While many travelers treat the hotel as simply a spot to sleep while vacationing, some of us enjoy a one-stop shop that has everything from award-winning restaurants and daytime entertainment to a great location and comfortable accommodations. For those who prefer an all-encompassing hotel, the …

European Travel Skills: Arrival in Europe

Photo of the Moment: Good Morning, Bruges — Vagabondish

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Official Machu Picchu Visiting Rules

There are plenty of visiting rules for Machu Picchu, most of which are defined by the Dirección Regional de Cultura Cusco (Regional Directorate of …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Mexico's best luxury beach hotels

Whether lounging in the sands of Playa del Carmen or lazing on the shaded balconies of Los Cabos, these five sunny retreats will upgrade your warm weather holiday.

Riviera Maya

Hands-on dining in Buenos Aires

Starting out life as a closed door restaurant, The Argentine Experience serves guests a gourmet three-course meal with an interactive twist.<p>Argentines take great pride in their food. Besides wanting to know if you are for Boca or River (arch rivals on the Argentine football scene), the most common …

Lime Wood: What Luxury Looks Like In Rural England

As a side trip from London, I recently spent the weekend at Lime Wood, a luxurious country house hotel-spa in England's New Forest. What drew us there was this year's redesign and refocusing of the hotel's restaurant with the help of Angela Hartnett, whom we've known since her days as chef at …

Viking River Cruises expects booking boom to continue in Europe and beyond

Just how big is the boom in river cruising? So big that the head of North America’s largest river line is openly talking about having 100 ships on …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

Yogurt For Dessert: 10 Lighter Recipes to End a Meal

It seems like only yesterday that the frozen yogurt craze swept the nation, cluing in the general public to what we've known for years: creamy, tart, …

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2014 Jeep Cherokee

So proud to live, so proud to die.<p>The last Jeep product to wear the Cherokee nameplate was so beloved it survived three corporate ownership changes and an onslaught of more advanced competitors before finally meeting its demise at the hands of Daimler in 2001. Launched in 1984, that Cherokee—known …