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10 Reasons You Should Vacation in Scotland

Scotch isn't one of them

That Time Congress Considered Building Cities In Space

<i>Forget the flying cars and robot maids, we're just a few precious generations away from ditching this hunk of space rock called Earth and living</i> …

Top 10 Things to Do in Hawaii

National Parks

'My name is...': Sir Michael Caine mimics the impersonators

Sir Michael Caine is one of the most impersonated men in Britain.<p>In an interview with BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith, the actor mimics his many impersonators and talks about how his voice has changed over the years.<p>He also agrees that his accent has some similarities with that of former UK Prime …

Michael Caine

A Complete List Of NYC Life Hacks

We love you, New York, we really do. But it's a shame you have to be so darn complicated.<p>From getting around to seeing the sights or simply eating dinner, it's hard to feel like a savvy local here -- even if you are one. So we rounded up some of our most life-altering tweaks, tricks and hacks that …

Royal Caribbean's Quantum Of The Seas Is The Future On A Cruise Ship

Boarding Quantum of the Seas is like stepping into the next eon.<p>Royal Caribbean's newest cruise vessel, deemed "the world's most futuristic ship," features robotic bartenders, digital balconies, an aerial viewing pod and floating DJs.<p>And that's just the start.<p>On Quantum's whopping 18 decks, guests …

How To Sweet-Talk Your Airline Rep Into Almost Anything

Nothing beats the rush of scoring a flight upgrade... or of simply getting the service you want, for that matter.<p>Airline reps have a tough job but with the right language, you can snag that coveted first-class seat, early boarding time, or just a friendly agent on the phone (which can be hard …

Forget What You Think You Know About Food Safety -- Debunking Common Myths

What your mother taught you about food safety is probably wrong. Did you know you don't ever wash raw chicken?<p>It's time to get serious about food safety.<p>Moms and grandmas have given us great advice over the years. We use it in all walks of life. Many of us learned to cook from our mothers who …

Architizer

London's Little Venice Is The City's Best Hidden Wonder

The typical London bucket list includes a ride on the London Eye, a stroll across the Tower Bridge and perhaps a musical moment with the Queen's Guard. But if you're looking for a tranquil escape within The Big Smoke, London has a secret little corner you need to check out.<p>Have you ever heard of …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Best Ice Cream Sandwich Parlors in the U.S.

Sweet Republic's assortment of ice cream sandwiches in Scottsdale (Photo Credit: Sweet Republic)<p>Ice cream is arguably the one dessert that everybody, adults and kids alike, cannot help but love - maybe it's because not only does it cool you down on hot summer days, it's also very comforting. Or …

Ice Cream

Travel Bucket List: Where to Go in 2014 (PHOTOS)

Bucket List<p>A new year, a new set of vacations to plan. What about Scotland? Cape Town? Or a cruise down the rivers of Europe? We’ve rounded up the …

5 Reasons to Go To Martinique this Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. As temperatures across the northern hemisphere drop to down-jacket-worthy lows, thoughts of white sands, warm temperatures, …

Latin America

Four Travel Resolutions You Can Keep

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I get it. We see New Year’s as a fresh start and all that. But, really, are those life-changing resolutions such a good idea? Many people say no, and point to the failure rate of such promises–particularly the more pie-in-the-sky ones (say, a resolution to cut out greasy …

Early 2013 Tourism Numbers From Countries, States and Cities Across the Globe

2013, when all the numbers come in, will turn out to have a been good year for the global tourism economy, that much we know. 2012 was the first year …

How Americans talk across the country

It wasn’t really until I got to college, and was thrown into the mix with people from all over the world, that I realized how even in America, we all …

Airline Safety Cards Funny Flight Instructions

Airline Safety Card Fun!<p><b>Airline Safety Cards</b> have been a way of life for most airlines for years. You usually can’t escape the fact as soon as you …

To Really Remember Something, Don't Take Pictures Of It

It may seem counter-intuitive, especially in today's "take and share pictures of everything" society, but research published in the journal</i> …

The Brain

The Science of Chocolate

Photographer of the year: Goran Tomasevic

The Guardian's photo team have chosen Goran Tomasevic, of Reuters, as their agency photographer of the year. We look back over his work in 2013 including coverage of the conflict in Syria and the Westgate shopping centre attack in Kenya

The 3Pod P5CRH Tripod - A Review - Digital Photography School

The 3Pod P5CRH tripod is a reliable option for photographers looking for an affordable carbon-fiber tripod system.

Interesting Photo of The Day: Cute Puppy Wants To Go Home

The internet is a great resource for photographers and lovers of photography, with multitudes of great photos right at our fingertips just waiting to …

Priest freed in Cameroon arrives back in France

<b>A French Catholic priest freed in Cameroon nearly seven weeks after being abducted has been welcomed back to France by President Francois Hollande.</b><p>Mr Hollande shook hands with a smiling Fr Georges Vandenbeusch after his arrival at an air base near Paris early on New Year's Day.<p>He paid tribute to …

Africa

Fewer deaths from drone strikes in 2013 after Obama policy change

President Barack Obama’s mid-year decision to wind down drone strikes has accounted for a lower number of deaths resulting from such actions in 2013, newly compiled data indicates.<p>Sifting through the estimates of three non-governmental organizations, the Council on Foreign Relations scholar Micah …

US judge rules warrantless gadget searches at the border aren't unconstitutional

A United States district judge has ruled that gadget searches upon crossing into the US aren't a breach of the First and Fourth Amendments. In 2010, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Press Photographers and grad student Pascal Abidor challenged the 2008 ruling that …

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

As August winds to a close, so do the summer tech doldrums. Manufacturers are ramping up for the big fourth-quarter buying season, and that means new products galore. Expect an avalanche of announcements in the first half of September alone, with the IFA show in Berlin followed by an Apple event, …