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Touring Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. It is most known for its elaborate canals, narrow houses, and its artistic heritage. It is a place …

Visiting U.S. National Parks Will Be Free On These 10 Days in 2017

Starting next weekend with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go on a road trip? Or maybe visit a national park you've never heard of? Here's a little bit of incentive: The National Parks Service just announced that they will offer free admission to all visitors for …

The 1987 TV Miniseries That Predicted a Russian Takeover of America

Long since forgotten, ‘Amerika’ was a commercial and artistic flop. Watching it today makes for uncomfortable viewing.<p>If the election of an American president abetted by Russian interference seems stranger than fiction, you're almost right. Exactly 30 years ago, in the midst of the Cold War, ABC …

United Nations

The legal weed market is growing as fast as broadband internet in the 2000s

The North American marijuana market posted $6.7 billion in revenue in 2016, up 30% from the year before, according to a new report from Arcview Market Research, a leading publisher of cannabis market research.<p>The so-called green rush shows no sign of slowing down.<p>Arcview projects sales will grow at …

How to Quickly Close All Tabs in Safari on iPhone

I don’t know about you, but I am a master of having far too many tabs open on my iPhone. Before I know it, Safari is overrun with my web pages from the past month, and all I can do is tap X a hundred times to close all windows. But now there’s an awesome trick in Safari on iPhone that allows you to …

Safari

Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This

Truly great dads have these traits.<p>Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their …

Naughty Travel Is the $20 Billion Industry You Never Knew Existed

It's very much a thing.<p>You might like to travel as a way to find the best far-flung boutiques and artisans, capture epic selfies, or even to try out …

The Best Hot Springs in California: Big Sur, Ojai, and Beyond

When thinking of idyllic ways to pass time, a body of water and a beautiful view will suit just about every agenda. And the ultimate body of water to find “out there” is a hot natural spring, one that you can soak in for a few hours before the time comes to mosey back home. A hot spring has healing …

Hot Springs

15 Sex Positions That Will Bring You Lots Of Holiday Cheer

This time of year, if it isn’t holiday-themed, you’re not interested. Latté? Pumpkin spice or peppermint, please. Earrings? Jingle bells or bust. …

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5 Signs You're Ready to Start Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a new business is exhilarating. A world of possibility awaits, including the possibilities of incredible success or catastrophic failure. The dichotomy between those two extremes leads many to a purgatory of indecision, making …

Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby – Inside Pippa Middleton's £9,000-per-night French Polynesian honeymoon hideaway

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We all love to and the French are : what we learned about emojis at SXSW

We might not have realised it, but emojis have given us a powerful shorthand emotional vocabulary – even if most of us are cry-laughing 20% of the time<p>Linguists, and perhaps everyone else, started taking emojis a bit more seriously after Oxford Dictionaries made the “tears of joy” emoji its word of …

SXSW

The Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

<i>by Laura Vogel, Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo: Courtesy Southern Methodist University<p>To achieve "higher learning" requires a bit of inspiration--consider the looming spires and manicured quads of Oxford and Cambridge. Overseas, some of America's oldest colleges, such as Princeton and Yale, employed the …

College & University

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

Wildlife

The best Bluetooth keyboard

That would be the Logitech K380.<p><i>By Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After testing 21 keyboards over the past year, we found that the Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard is the best for most …

Batteries

Former concentration camp to become luxury beach resort

The Montenegro government has this week given the go-ahead to plans to transform an island fortress formerly used as a concentration camp during World War II into a luxury resort, complete with an infinity pool, wine bar and yacht marina.<p>The plans to convert the historical site, which sits in the …

The 20 best ski resorts in America

Now that winter is undoubtedly underway, we're rounding up the best places to celebrate the season.<p>Travel website Wanderbat.com compiled a list of the 20 best ski resorts in America. To determine the ranking, Wanderbat used their smart rating of the top ski resorts based on magazine awards, …

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

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The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

This artist says anyone who wants to buy a gold Apple Watch is 'rich and evil'

"If you own or plan to purchase a 18k gold apple watch, you are rich and evil," Liu writes in a Google Form. "We are offering you one way out: donate to us."<p>The 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition starts at $10,000. The most expensive one, a 38-mm model that comes with a red buckle, costs $17,000.<p>Liu …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

Code your own climax with this customizable vibrator

Putting an Arduino board into a dildo may sound, um, painful, but sex-toy company Comingle says it opens up a whole new range of sensations beyond "slow" and "fast." "The Mod," a crowdfunded vibrator, "makes it easy for you to create vibration patterns, connect sensors and controllers, and …

Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck?

Last week, researchers claimed to have developed a poker-playing computer program that is nearly unbeatable. What are the implications for the old debate about whether poker is a game of skill or luck?<p>As a spectator sport, poker traditionally isn’t the most engaging thing to watch. I realised this …

Poker

Here's what you missed on the first official day of CES

The doors opened; the masses piled in; and it began: Yesterday was the first official day of CES. It's perhaps the most frenzied day of the week, with hundreds of companies vying for attention within the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. So, what happened on the show floor yesterday? Check …

Las Vegas

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Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Mayan Civilization