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This phone case houses a tiny drone designed to take selfies

For those who can't, there's a drone for that.<p>The Airselfie is a tiny drone that is housed in a phone case, and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.<p>Airselfie already went through its Kickstarter campaign, where it amassed more …

Watch: The New Orleans Breakfast Dish That Makes a Hangover Worth It

At Brennan's, a classic New Orleans establishment that's graced the French Quarter since 1946, one added ingredient transforms an ordinary plate of eggs Benedict into something else entirely. On this episode of The Meat Show, host and professional carnivore Nick Solares orders up a plate of eggs …

Day Of The Dead In Mexico City

My Photographs Of Las Catrinas and Catrines.<p>https://www.instagram.com/elchadsantos/

9 Places in Asia You Won't Believe Exist

Every traveler knows that feeling of euphoria. The moment you lose yourself in the scenery of a new destination, and become completely immersed in …

Asia Travel

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

Where to put £1,000 in a world of negative interest rates

You could buy shares, gold, even an Austin Allegro ... but don’t put your money under the mattress<p>NatWest this week shocked the banking industry by changing the terms and conditions on its business accounts to pave the way to charge customers for holding their deposits, although it insists it has …

Finance

The 30 best cities for foodies around the world

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the top cities for foodies and pulled out the very best of them, where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious street food.<p>From Mexico City to Tel Aviv, here are 30 cities that all foodies should cross off their …

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

Over-ear headphones<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.<p>Gaming controller<p><b>Logitech F310 Gamepad (£26.99)</b><br>This console-style controller is compatible with a swath of new and classic PC games, as well as …

Gear & Gadgets

Rise of the Flashpacker

Unless you live in a cave, you can’t avoid the pervasive neologisms that overrun our society. Some are good, some are bad, and some are downright …

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

Books

The best cold dishes in Hong Kong to beat the summer heat

The mercury is rising, the sun is scorching and Hong Kong’s beaches are getting busier. That must mean summer is imminent, so it's time to cool down …

Hong Kong

The Witcher 3 And Nintendo Games Are Just Pulp Fiction

For a game that features giant monsters and lawless bandits, you sure do spend a lot of time in <i>The Witcher 3</i> playing medieval detective. Which is an …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

You'll Never Have to Check A Bag Again With This Travel Backpack

A new travel pack that launched on Kickstarter promises to be everything the frequent traveler could ask for, providing a complete sense of freedom …

Raspberry Pi Powered Digital Backpack For Analog 35mm Cameras (video)

Professional art director Samuel Mello Medeiros has created a new digital backpack which he has designed to transform analogue 35mm cameras into …

Raspberry Pi

Money Diary: How One Woman Quit Her Job To Travel The World

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>,</i> <i>where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennial women how they</i> …

This woman quit her corporate job at 35 and saved $16,000 to travel the world 'indefinitely'

In November of 2012, Clelia Mattana handed in her letter of resignation.<p>She had an established career as a sourcing coordinator at luxury fashion brand Burberry, a good salary, and her own apartment in London. But something was missing.<p>"I was unhappy because I wasn't following my true nature. All I …

South-east Asia

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures

How to travel with a Wi-Fi-only iPad

Get five travel tips to make the iPad the perfect travel companion.<p>Whether traveling for work or pleasure, the iPad is a perfect travel companion. It's lighter and runs longer than a laptop and springs to life instantly. Plus, its screen is large enough to get work done or enjoy TV shows or movies …

Apps

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

A laptop and an internet connection are all that’s required for some jobs these days – and many globetrotters are making the most of it, living and working in cities across the world.<p>Some jobs these days require little more than a laptop and an internet connection, allowing many digital nomads the …

Travel

Former investment banker who quit to travel the world on her own on 40% of her old salary: 'I feel richer now'

Before she left, she'd been earning six figures a year, including her commission. But she remembers that she wasn't happy with her lifestyle.<p>"It was hard for me when our paid time off was only 14 days per year," she told Business Insider in fall 2015.<p>"We'd go to the office puking our guts out …

Retirement Planning

This Video Proves Rome Is One of the World's Most Beautiful Places

If you've been to Rome, you can vouch for the city's stunning architecture, storied streets, and breathtaking views. Even if you haven't had the …

This 400-Year-Old Story Might Be The First-Ever Sci-Fi Book

"The Chemical Wedding," originally discovered in the 1600s, is being republished by Small Beer Press.<p>Science fiction is a vast expanse. It covers powerful spells, man-made monsters, jaunts through space, and pessimistic speculations about the future ahead. It’s a tradition with a rich history, full …

Books

Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

Hiking

Three Adventures off the Coast of Los Angeles for $150 or Less

When most people think of Los Angeles, a sprawling metropolis littered with palm trees and star-studded sidewalks comes to mind. However, look beyond the glitz and glam and you may discover Catalina, an island teeming with opportunities for adventure—located just 26 miles from southern California’s …

Hiking

1,887 developers make more than $1M annually from the mobile app markets

SINGAPORE — Success in mobile gaming is a lot broader than Supercell, King, and other publishers in the top 10 highest-grossing charts. The trouble is that many struggle to unlock their value when they need it most.<p>1,887 developers make more than $1 million every year from spending on the iOS and …

Return on Investment

100+ Cities & 34 Countries in 8 Years: Why You Don't Have To Quit Your Job To Travel The World

So it seems like every other day another person quits their job, sells their stuff and sets off to explore the world. Its the norm, right? What today's generation aspires to? It's as if it is the only way to see the world?<p>Well, not for me. And it doesn't have to be for you either.<p>Growing up I …

15 reasons why Route 66 is the world's greatest road trip