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The 10 best value cities in Europe for a weekend getaway

City breaks are proving more popular than ever, especially when it comes to a weekend getaway in Europe.<p>It's not surprising - after all, they cater …

'Paramedic' Ants Are the First to Rescue and Heal Their Wounded Comrades

Published February 13, 2018<p>Matabele ants nurse each other back to health after battle with a surprisingly high success rate, a new study finds.<p>Matabele ants, native to sub-Saharan Africa, lay siege to the termite colonies they eat by the hundreds, braving the potentially life-threatening bites of …

Insects

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

This Overlooked Detour on the Trek to Machu Picchu Could Become Peru's Hottest Destination

The Inca Trail may no longer be the best route to Machu Picchu.<p>The streets of Cusco, where travelers congregate before embarking on tours of Peru's …

Man Utd and PSG beware: Misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo is showing signs of decline

opinion<p>All eyes will be on Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday night, but not for the usual reasons. The Real Madrid star is in Cyprus looking to seal his …

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Save Your Gums: 6 Natural Ways to Fight Gum Diseases

Research has found that more that 75% of Americans have gum diseases. One of them is Gingivitis- a disease caused by bacteria that lead to …

Why Johannesburg Is Becoming Africa's Hippest City

Within a converted warehouse in what used to be one of the most dangerous parts of Johannesburg, you can eat gelato made by an Italian who had the …

South Africa

This German Documentary Is Absolutely Going To Ruin Gummy Bears For You

“Your children’s candy contains traces of slavery.”<p>One of the interviewees in a documentary released Thursday by German public broadcaster ARD has popular gummy snack confectioner Haribo in a corner, after it claimed both human workers and pigs are enduring oppressive, harmful conditions at the …

Charming Italian town will pay you to move there

Ever dreamt of packing it all in and moving to Italy to eat pasta, drink wine and be romanced by tall, dark and handsome strangers? And in this dream …

Italy

This Simple Shoe Hack Will Make Your Old Sneakers Look Brand New Again

By the time your sneakers start looking like the Converse Chuck Taylors in the image above, you’re probably already thinking about which pair will …

Shoes

The U.S. cities with the worst traffic jams for their size

INRIX Roadway Analytics, a cloud-based traffic analysis tool, identified and ranked 108,000 traffic hotspots in the 25 most congested cities in the …

Traffic

17 Photographs That Prove the Greek Island of Sifnos Is the Next Santorini

Photographer Stephanie Bassos shows us why we need to visit Sifnos next.<p>Greece has long been a favorite European destination for travelers, and its …

European Travel

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Travel Industry

The Most Beautiful Places in Germany

The landscapes of Germany are at once charming, bewitching, and staggeringly pretty: alpine peaks, mysterious forests, white Rococo churches, villages lined with timbered houses, and castles that seem almost too majestic to be real. From the mountains to the cities, and everywhere in between, here …

European Travel

This Shockingly Affordable Glamour Spot Should Be Your Next European Vacation

Five years ago I found myself homeless and unemployed. A very good friend of mine, when he heard about my plight, said, “You should come stay on my …

European Travel

17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll Never Forget

There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience.<p>Whether it's one of the most breathtaking views in the …

Travel

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

Scientists Just Figured Out How to Use Graphene to Make Seawater Drinkable

Abundantly Scarce<p>The Earth’s surface is largely made up of water. The irony is, this highly abundant resource is also generally scarce, particularly …

Graphene

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Augmented Reality

Gambia, West Africa: Exploring the Smiley Coast

Gambia is a friendly nation with many English Speakers and Arab Traditions<p>By Marta Sobczak<p>In winter 2015 my boyfriend I decided to hitchhike through …

Asia Travel

10 of the most breathtaking restaurants in the world

In this Instagram-obsessed world, it's all too easy to forget your surroundings. But certain spaces demand your attention, and when it comes to the …

New York City

This Under-the-Radar City Might Be the New Shanghai—Here's Why

If one country were to take the title of the most talked about on-the-rise destination of 2017, it would be the Philippines. Home to Palawan, dubbed …

17 of the World's Most Romantic Destinations

Feel the love in these classic and far-flung places from National Geographic's book, The World's Most Romantic Destinations.

Travel Photography

7 Stunning Natural Wonders in Asia

You are probably going to want to add some of these to your bucket list.<p>Encompassing a wide variety of countries and cultures, Asia has no shortage of cities to visit and exciting foods to discover. But the continent is also packed with dramatic natural sights, some a little more remarkable than …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

This Chinese Ice City Is Cooler Than a Tropical Vacation

File under: 'things to Google during lunch'<p>Do you love the chill of winter like… a lot? If so, Harbin, China might be the place for you. Every year, …

Burning Man