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Caribbean Hotels Reopening With Major Upgrades in 2018 (Video)

Plus all the beaches, bars, restaurants, and other attractions that have opened since the 2017 hurricane season.<p>At the end of summer 2017, Hurricanes …

Caribbean

THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous flying used to be

1/<p>Airports' arrival and departure terminals seemed less complicated back in the day.<p>Pictured above is New York's Idlewild Airport, now known as John …

Airports

The 12 things minimalism gives you, from a new book that makes me think differently about everything I own

How good is that?<p>It's from "The More of Less," by Joshua Becker, a book that helps get your mind right and back focused on finding your MORE out of life by saying no/less to everything else that doesn't match our priorities. Namely, our stuff.<p>And if you're fan of Joshua's popular blog, …

Minimalism

12 Gorgeous Places You Have To See When Visiting Great Britain

Yup, I’m a biased Brit that loves our gorgeous island! We’re so fortunate to live in such a diverse cultural and natural environment that is filled …

Great Britain

If You Loved Making a Murderer, This New Netflix Series Will Blow You Away

It seems like there’s no shortage of amazing true crime stories to share. We have podcasts like <i>Serial</i> giving us modern-day mysteries and Netflix’s <i>Making a Murderer</i> unraveling unsolved crimes of the past. While we’ve been waiting (and will continue to wait) for <i>Making a Murderer’s</i> next season, …

Traveler tips: How to beat jet lag

Flying around the world is one thing. Flying around the world and hitting the ground running is quite another.<p>For many travelers, jet lag is the bane …

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

Meet the dog bringing love to New Yorkers one hug at a time

If you need a warm hug this Valentine’s Day, just head over to Chelsea.<p>That’s where Louboutina, a 5-year-old golden retriever, doles them out …

From Chamonix to Aspen, These Are the 14 Most Luxurious Ski Hotels Around the World

In many parts of the world, ski season is just about to kick off. Whether you are eager to hit the slopes, or more excited about the après scene that surrounds just about every snowy destination, it's time to get your winter holidays booked. Here, some of the most luxurious hotels in the top ski …

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Aaron Burr’s Historic West Village Property Listed for $5.75 Million

Even the real estate market can’t escape ‘Hamilton’ mania<p>“Hamilton” fans, take note: A new Manhattan listing will allow you to be in “the room where …

These New York Mets Rookies Are in 'A League of Their Own'

There's no crying in Rookie Dress-Up Day.<p>Fall baseball usually means talk of playoffs and the World Series, but if you're a rookie, it also means hazing. Every September, teams take joy in humiliating their rookies by parading them around in ridiculous costumes. Social media has only made this more …

The 10 best wireless headphones for your new iPhone 7

Sony Apple has actually gone through with that "no more headphone jack" thing. This could be annoying.<p>While all wireless headphones continue to suffer from the same problems — higher prices, a reliance on batteries, and generally duller sound than their wired counterparts — those downsides are …

Consumer Tech

Sweet sound of victory: 2016 Paralympics feature medals that rattle

<b>(CNN) —</b> For visually impaired medalists at the Paralympic Games in Rio, victory has a new, sweet sound.<p>This year, all 2,642 medals have small steel balls implanted inside. When shaken, each medal produces its own distinct sound.<p>Gold medals, with 28 balls, make the loudest noise. Silver medals have …

This is What Being a Yankees Fan is Supposed to Feel Like | FOX Sports

The Baby Yankees have reinvigorated the team and the fan base. More importantly, they have restored what it means to be a Yankee and a Yankees fan: …

Michael Phelps on That Epic Viral Stare-Down Photo

TFW you're a meme.<p>If there was an Olympic medal for "epically shady penetrating stare," Michael Phelps would win every damn time. Because in case you forgot, he gifted the world this look back in August while watching his 200-meter butterfly rival Chad le Clos do some pre-swim shadowboxing.<p>Ok, so …

Michael Phelps

De Grasse and Bolt Olympic bromance stealing the show in Rio

Star sprinter Andre De Grasse set a Canadian record in the men’s 200m to advance to the event’s final at the Rio Olympics but that broken record was not what had everyone buzzing. It’s the bromance that has developed in Rio with De Grasse and track champion Usain Bolt. The two of them seem to be in …

Former slave to run for South Sudan in Olympic marathon

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Sudanese Olympic athlete Guor Marial may not be a hot medal tip for Sunday’s marathon, but the former slave’s road to Rio is one of the most astonishing stories of the games.<p>Marathon runner Guor Marial is interviewed upon arrival at Heathrow Airport for …

South Sudan

This 86-Year-Old Nun Is the Unlikely Star of a New Nike Ad

Sister Madonna Buder is living proof that age is just a number.<p>The 86-year-old nun is the face of Nike’s “Unlimited Youth” ad, where she’s featured …

Olympic Runner Stops to Help Rival Who Fell During a Race

Track and field star Abbey D’Agostino may have had one of the most inspiring moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics.<p>On Tuesday, during the second …

Men’s 400 Meters: South African Wayde van Niekerk Shatters World Record

American LaShawn Merritt takes bronze as three runners break 44 seconds.<p>South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk made history Sunday night, shattering a 17-year-old world record in the 400 meters by running 43.03. American Michael Johnson held the previous mark of 43.18, set in 1999.<p>The gold medalist from …

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Take a peek inside USA Basketball's luxury cruise ship

The U.S. men's and women's basketball teams will be living in luxury at Rio 2016, foregoing the cramped quarters of the athletes' village in favor of …

4 times the budget constraints of ‘Stranger Things’ actually made the show better

Everyone is probably throwing cash at their TVs for a second season of Netflix's hot new original series "Stranger Things," but the series' creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, had a pretty strict budget for their first go-around.<p>In a conference call Friday, the Duffer Brothers answered several …

Duffer Brothers

Olympics Opening Ceremony 2016: Date, Start Time for Live Broadcast

The once-every-four-years spectacle known as the Olympics is finally here. Hosted by Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic competition will get underway with a scattering of events Wednesday, but the opening ceremonies won't be held until Friday.<p>In recent Olympics, NBC has televised the pageantry of the …

How Much It Costs to Attend the Rio Olympics

And how to stay home and watch the games on your couch for a lot less.<p>It’s 2012, and the men’s 100 meter Olympic event is about to begin in London. …

Concussions ended his promising NFL career, so he became an Olympian instead

In just the second game of his NFL career, Jahvid Best ran for 78 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught nine passes for 154 yards and another …

Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke is here, wins everything

Ladies and gentlemen, we might have reached peak Carpool Karaoke.<p>In the latest edition of James Corden's sketch show, Michelle Obama is picked up …

Soundgarden, Pearl Jam members reuniting supergroup for anniversary tour

<b>(CNN) —</b> As '90s nostalgia continues to keep its claws firmly stuck in popular culture, members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam are looking to have a little nostalgic moment of their own.<p>Members from both groups on Wednesday announced plans to revisit the days when they performed as a group called …

Italy itinerary: Rome & Campania in 1 week

Day 1 - <b>Rome</b>: The heart of Rome<p>The Pantheon in Rome.<b>MORNING:</b> Most transatlantic flights land in Rome in the early morning (around 8am), and by the …