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How Stockholm is becoming Europe's premier tech hub

The capital of Sweden is an easy place to fly to and it feels almost "un-Swedish" to waste money on a taxi from the airport to central Stockholm when …

Klarna

9 Bento Boxes and Other Ways to Pack Your Lunch in the 21st Century

You know how you used to pack your lunch box every day, emblazoned with your favorite action figure, Little Pony, or Sailor Moon character? Maybe you picked one out during back-to-school shopping every year, and you carried it with pride as it kept your PB&J safe and sound? And then you grew up, …

Baha Mar's Bankruptcy Is Already an Issue in the Bahamas

The Bahamas attorney general expressed frustration Thursday with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to …

What a crazy election it’s been already: The most memorable (and goofiest) questions of the cycle, so far

<b>(AP/Reuters/Mary Altaffer/Rebecca Cook/Steve Nesius/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Just a few months in, the GOP field has already been tripped up pretty easy. And yes, it’s been fun<p>Jim Newell<p>July 3, 2015 9:58am (UTC)<p>The 2016 presidential race is the best one ever. Who's having fun? This guy is. And I'll …

13th century Mongolian ship Kublai Khan sent to invade Japan found

Two armadas sent by the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty to invade Japan decimated by legendary 'kamikaze'<p>Archaeologists have discovered the wreck of a Mongolian ship that was part of a fleet dispatched by Kublai Khan to invade Japan in the 13th century.<p>The ship is the second to be located off southern …

These Countries Have the Best Weather in the Whole Entire World

Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it's safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman.<p>Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it's safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman. So whether you like it …

Panoramic Photography

Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.<p>Power …

New Zealand makes cyberbullying a crime

New Zealand has passed a law that criminalizes one of the least desirable facets of the internet: cyberbullying. The legislation effectively prohibits sending messages to people that are racist, sexist, critical of their religion, sexuality or disability. The rest for determining harm will be if …

Pluto-Bound New Horizons Probe Is Getting Back to Normal After Glitch

Space<p>NASA says scientists are planning to return the New Horizons probe to normal science operations on Tuesday, a week before its historic Pluto flyby, after figuring out what caused a weekend glitch that briefly knocked it out of contact with Earth.<p>"I'm pleased that our mission team quickly …

What It's Really like to Play Minecraft on HoloLens

Breaking down the walls of reality.<p>Reality is no longer set in stone. Wiith Oculus and Morpheus both offering the means to escape into new worlds, …

We're in Love With Bacanora, the Missing Link Between Tequila and Mezcal

If you see bacanora at a liquor store or on a bar menu, don't think, just drink.<p>If you see a bottle of bacanora on the shelf of your local liquor store, <b>don't think, just buy</b>. With a flavor that lands somewhere between tequila and mezcal, bacanora is one spirit we're totally okay with drinking neat. …

Agave

Chile beats Argentina 4-1 on penalties to win Copa America

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The wait is finally over for Chile. The title drought continues for Argentina.<p>Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week: Agua fresca, potato salad, hamburger buns, and everything else you'll need for your July Fourth picnic.</i><p>Grapefruit, watermelon, and lime make …

Potatoes

17 TV Shows That Will Spark Your Creativity

Getting started on a new creative project can be a great way to give the right side of your brain a workout. While there are a million and one ways to spark your creativity, did you know that watching TV can also be a great way to get those ideas flowing? Yup, you read that right. TV is creative …

Binge-Watching

Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared

<b>Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the resort city of Sousse.</b><p>The state of emergency gives security forces more powers and limits the right of public assembly.<p>Authorities had already tightened security, deploying more …

Tunisia

Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence

<i>"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."</i><p>It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics …

The 10 best airports in Asia

Leading consumer aviation website Skytrax has published its latest annual World Airport Awards, and for the third consecutive year, Singapore's Changi International Airport took the crown as the world's best airport. However, Changi isn't the only world class facility of its kind in Asia — which is …

Airports

Architizer

14 hacks that will make your visit to Disney World way better

The Florida theme park is open year round, however some specific attractions and rides close every so often for renovations.<p>Within Disney World there are a total of four theme parks: the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom.<p>There are also two water parks: …

Walt Disney Company

How Greece Created Hades For Entrepreneurs And Crippled Its Economy: Lessons For The US

Greece provides an object lesson in how bad government can ravage an economy and consequently, a country. Over the last 20 years governments have steered the Greek economy 180º away from the direction that increases growth and productivity, and they have stifled entrepreneurs. U.S. leaders are …

Batman wasn't originally supposed to be in the 'Batman v Superman' movie

According to an EW cover story on the highly-anticipated "Man of Steel" sequel, "Batman v Superman" was originally supposed to be just that, a sequel to 2013's Superman reboot featuring Henry Cavill where Metallo was set to be the main villain.<p>Batman was nothing more than a passing suggestion from …

Why the new Terminator movie had to come out this year

But that wasn't the case for "Terminator Genisys" which was rushed into production in a race against the copyright clock. If it didn't come out this year, then there might not have been thoughts of a new "Terminator" movie.<p>The "Terminator" franchise has bounced from studio to studio since the …

9/11 opera Between Worlds envisages what happened inside the towers

We all remember where we were on 9/11.<p>The planes that flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center blew a hole in the heart of the world. That …

World Trade Center

American Dreams: How Joyce and Faulkner Fell For a Blonde

A Philadelphia copywriter named Frances Gerety is credited with coining the phrase, “A Diamond Is Forever” for De Beers in 1947. But a similar phrase …

Literature

Colorblind Coal Miner Captures Breathtaking Seascapes in Australia

Ray Collins gets up before dawn, pulls on a wetsuit and jumps into the ocean swell in search of the perfect wave. But instead of bringing a surfboard, Collins brings a camera. That's because, on his days off, he is a premier fine arts photographer who showcases the power of the ocean through his …

Then and Now: Striking Snapshots Show the Transformation of NYC Since the 1940s and ’50s

In the 1940s and '50s, legendary crime photographer and photojournalist Arthur Fellig prowled the streets of New York City with his camera in hand, looking for gritty, sensational scenes to freeze in still shots forever. The photographer, better known as Weegee, was nicknamed after the Ouija board …