Mike Chaffin

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Immigration Is Obama's Call. Congress's Too.

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Qatar record questioned after award of 2019 World Athletics Championships

• Human Rights Watch condemns choice • Barcelona and Eugene lose out to Doha • Event to take place in September and October • IAAF told to seek human rights pledges<p>Human rights organisations have condemned the decision to award the 2019 World Athletics Championships to Doha and warned that the IAAF …

Apple ordered to pay $23.6 million after losing lawsuit over wireless messaging

Bloomberg reports that a federal jury has found Apple guilty of infringing on six patents related to outdated pager technology from the 1990s. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has ordered Apple to pay a $23.6 million settlement for violating six patents owned by plaintiff …

Russia

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13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

5 Cars That Defined the Woodie—and the 5 Worst Woodies Ever Made

Once the mark of quality craftsmanship, wood paneling on cars became a phony vinyl travesty in the 70s and 80s. We remember the glory days of the woodie—and the ignominious era of faux wood.<p>In the earliest days of the automobile, creating steel stampings for bodies was more expensive than making …

Classic Cars

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

Four-Wheeled Future: Volkswagen Builds the World’s Most Fuel-Efficient Car, but You Can’t Buy It

The VW XL1 is a paragon of petroleate parsimony, wringing from a gallon of gas a travel distance of 261 miles. Just to put that in perspective, that means that this two-seat, limited-production, diesel/electric-hybrid automobile can go <i>three times</i> as far on four quarts of compressed dinosaur juice …

Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes

Master the Mountains

With the right strategy, you can reach the top of any hill with ease<p>Many riders at my camps are anxious about their climbing skills—specifically, whether they'll be able to keep up with the group. Pro riders struggle with the same issue. When we watch the Tour de France on TV, we always see the …

Road Cycling

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Hospitality

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

8 Vintage SUVs We Want Right Now by Cool Material

We all know the appeal of the SUV. It brings about a sense of adventure filled with thoughts of powering through snow-covered roads while other …

Classic Cars

The 10 most famous cars sold at auction

Classic Cars

Diana’s Impossible Dream

Though Princess Diana’s August 1997 death forever linked her to a flashy playboy named Dodi Al Fayed, that fatal Paris tryst may have been intended as a message to the man she’d just broken up with—Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan—the only one who would never use or betray her. Talking to those …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

Long Weekend in Sicily

An hour’s flight from Rome, Sicily makes the perfect holiday-within-a-holiday. (Or, obviously, a holiday all its own.)<p>Sicily is one of Italy’s two …

Explore the Lost City in Colombia (PHOTOS)

Rain check Machu Picchu and challenge yourself this year with a trek to La Ciudad Perdida, The Lost City tucked inside the dense jungles of northern Colombia.<p>The combination of heat, humidity, and inclines will make the 4-6 day trek very uncomfortable, but rewarding. We started off in the small …

South America

First-Timer’s Guide to Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

If you haven’t yet heard of Riviera Nayarit, a 200-mile stretch of Pacific Coastline in Mexico, you will soon. The destination—chockfull of authentic …

Puerto Vallarta