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The greatest train journey on Earth

Photo: Alamy<p>The Trans-Siberian is more than just a railway. It’s a journey into the psyche of modern Russia; a triumph of engineering; a movable feast through the largest – and, perhaps, most mysterious – nation on Earth<p><i>By Gavin Haines, Wednesday 5 October 2016</i><p>Crossing seven time zones, between …

Trains

Iceland Is a Mountain Bike Testing Paradise

JetBlue in Partnership to Open Hotel in Old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

JetBlue is an experienced hotelier, having opened a boutique hotel for employees in Orlando, and now it has struck a partnership with MCR Development …

Hospitality

Fabulous Fiji

Wow, this trip was one of my favorites! The only way to capture the true beauty islands is by boat.<p>​The coral reef here in the South Pacific Ocean is one of the most magical in the world and makes for some amazing snorkeling and diving. Especially the night diving, which I highly recommend.<p>I was …

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

Czech Republic

Rivals Google and Apple Fight for the Dashboard

15 Secrets the Airlines Don't Want You to Know

Once you've experienced a $200 price spike in the <i>middle</i> of your ticket search, your third 45-minute flight delay of the day, or your bag going MIA in …

Exploring Copenhagen

I recently bought a new cookbook! I have more cookbooks than a library has books, so that's hardly a worthy announcement. The reason this particular cookbook deserves mentioning is because I bought it in Copenhagen, and the book is in Danish. I don't speak Danish. Of course, this seemed beside the …

Grand Theft Auto's Unexplained Myths

Fodor's names world's top hotels | CNN Travel

“Sometimes You Have to Write to Figure it Out”

Author Daniel Pink compares the writing process to life in his commencement address at Northwestern University, and explains why it's more important …

12 Cool Projects For Your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi, the affordable, credit-card sized computer, has inspired tinkerers everywhere. Originally designed to get kids interested in computing, it has also developed a following among programmers looking for a smaller, cheaper medium for projects.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>Raspberry Pi: Everything You Need To</b> …

Create an Air Travel "Emergency" Kit to Survive Common Airplane Woes

On a good day, you'll get to the airport, breeze through security, get on your plane, and take off and land on time. Most of us know how often that …

Computer Hardware

Events

October 23 – 24, 2017<p>VB Summit<p>Berkeley, CA<p>VB’s invite-only summit this year homes in on the massive disruption AI and machine learning are having across the digital ecosystem. Intended for VP level and above, senior technology, innovation, brand, and marketing execs will gather to discuss with …

Marketing

Five Best Airlines for Frequent Fliers

Whether you love to fly or you do it often for work or school, you probably have a preferred airline. You don't even need to fly often to have a …

Cook incentivizes his 1M restricted stock unit payout as top brass net $86.5M in share selloff

A number of top Apple executives, including CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer, on Friday sold off recently vested restricted stock units worth a …

Watch A Fox Reporter Demolish A Hackneyed Anti-Game Argument

This Is How You Sell A Starship

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Driving

Don't Study Success to Learn How to Be Successful

We like to look at successful people in our field and ask what they did right, but we really ought to ask what they (and others) did wrong. …

Self-improvement

Date With A Glasshole: Google Glass Dating 101, A Report From The Field

I am a pioneer (ahem, <i>Explorer</i>) tasked with testing the developer edition of Google Glass, arguably technology’s biggest quantum leap forward since the advent of the tablet. The start of Google I/O today will no doubt bring a critical mass of Glass wearers into San Francisco, making its social …

iPhone & Android App Design: Developers Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Designing a mobile app can seem simple when you are sketching it out on the whiteboard. But when you actually sit down in your developer environment and get cracking, turning your ideas into reality is not always so easy.<p>That’s only the beginning, of course. What if you need to design your app for …

A Teary-Eyed Bill Gates Emotionally Recalls His Final Meeting With Steve Jobs

During an interview with Charlie Rose that aired on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday evening, an emotional Bill Gates talked about his final visit with …