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3 Eco Adventures for This Fall

<i>Image of Zion National Park in Autumn via Shutterstock</i><p><b>BY VICTORIA GAFFNEY</b><p>We all know that wistful feeling towards the end of summer, that twinge of nostalgia as we sense the sun-soaked days beginning to slip away from us like sand through a sieve. The longing for more lazy hours--and the reluctant …

National Parks

A Low Carb Diet Meal Plan and Menu That Can Save Your Life

The low carb, real food based diet involves eating natural, unprocessed foods with a low carbohydrate content. For a detailed overview, read …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

The new Steve Jobs documentary is an unforgiving look at tech's most complicated man

The day that Steve Jobs died, people around the world flocked to Apple Stores in a sort of spontaneous mass pilgrimage. They left letters and signs, holding up iPhones and iPads in tribute. Director Alex Gibney shows the event early on in his new documentary <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine</i>, and …

How to Find Happiness in Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.<p>What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Lego Cubestormer robot solves Rubik's Cube in less time than it takes to read this headline

Until yesterday, the world record for fastest time in solving a Rubik's Cube was 5.27 seconds, which was set in the fall of 2011 by a Lego robot named Cubestormer 2. Thanks to the machine's successor (aptly named Cubestormer 3), the time to beat is now <i>3.253 seconds.</i> The robot, which is the third in …

The three critical factors wearable devices need to succeed

At least 10 new wearable devices were introduced at CES in January, from makers such as Sony, Pebble, Meta, LG, Garmin, Razer and more. Yet despite …

Renault Concept Car Packs a Flying Drone in Its Roof

Renault's new concept car, the Kwid, is chock-full of futuristic ideas, including a flying quadrocopter drone that would launch from the car's …

9 Indian ads that'll make you think

We see them everywhere, yet the ones that stay in our heads most are the ones that tell a powerful story. Here is a quick recap of 9 ads from 2013 …

India

Intel’s voice recognition will blow Siri out of the water—because it doesn’t use the cloud

There’s a problem with today’s voice recognition systems: They’re just too slow. Anyone who has waited in frustration while Siri or Google’s Voice Search “thinks” about even the simplest commands knows what I’m talking about.<p>The problem isn’t voice recognition software per se, which is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

25 Places To Party Before You Die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

Buenos Aires

11 Travel Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

My assignments involve a great deal of travel -- usually every few weeks, often international. Several years into an increasingly busy travel and lifestyles writing career, I've managed to still avoid getting an international plan on my phone or paying roaming charges. I've survived with copious …

Apps

Austria’s Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

8 Lessons Learned While Traveling The World

I'm from Barranquilla, Colombia. I've lived in Buenos Aires, Auckland, Los Angeles and now currently, Vancouver. I like to travel and experience cultures and situations that are out of my comfort zone [but not too much]. I lived out of my luggage for seven months last year (2013). I've ticked 20 …

Zirtual Opens Up To Allow Anyone To Hire Their Own Virtual Assistants

Zirtual, which operates a marketplace to match up busy professionals with virtual executive assistants, is ready to go big. After three years of operating in invite-only mode, the company is opening up the floodgates to enable anyone to hire a virtual assistant for as little as $99 a month.<p>Zirtual …