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The 18 coolest neighbourhoods in Europe to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

But it can be hard to look beyond the tourist traps when you've only got a few days in a certain city or region.<p>Business Insider asked some of the world's top travel experts — from the likes of Lonely Planet and Suitcase Magazine— for the coolest and quirkiest hyper-local neighbourhoods across …

Netflix shared its 10 most binge-watched shows of 2017

Led by the true-crime satire "American Vandal," Netflix listed the 10 series that were most popular for binge-watching (defined as watching more than two hours per day).<p>The streaming service looked at the average daily viewing hours per user between November 2016 and November 2017. The resulting …

The 50 Best New Travel Apps for 2017

Choosing the right app can be just as confusing as deciding where to stay or how to get there. So we’ve combed through dozens of the latest travel …

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New virtual reality telescope by the Seine shows off medieval Paris

A new virtual reality telescope, known as a Timescope, has been erected in Paris and aims to transport its users back to the year 1628 to show them what life would have been like at the same spot during the Middle Ages.<p>Located next to the Pont d’Arcole bridge, along the newly pedestrianised area on …

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What 11 extremely successful people were doing as teenagers

Bill Gates, for example, spent his teenage years learning to code. Meanwhile, a young Warren Buffett worked several jobs and had accumulated today's equivalent of $53,000 by age 16.<p>Find out what they and others at the top were doing as teenagers.

12 crazy facts hardly anyone knows about Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is America's biggest retailer. But hardly anyone knows Wal-Mart's incredible scope and impact.<p>We compiled some facts about Wal-Mart that will blow your mind:

A Closer Look at the Nike KD7 Elite Blue Graphite/Bright Citrus

Taking a closer look at Kevin Durant’s latest signature Nike shoe, the KD7 Elite Blue<p>Taking a closer look at Kevin Durant‘s latest signature Nike shoe, the KD7 Elite Blue Graphite/Bright Citrus-Dove Grey-Volt embraces the colors of Durant’s team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. A product of …

11 awesome Starbucks secret menu Frappuccinos

The website Starbucks Secret Menu lists dozens of new combinations for the frozen favorite.<p>If you try this in stores, baristas recommend knowing which ingredients come in the Frappuccino when you order. Starbucks workers aren't briefed on the secret menu, and so instructions are a must.<p>Here are …

7 Of The Best Coffee Makers Around

Some are designed to give you the most scientifically "correct" coffee experience, while others are just your basic average deal.<p>We've put together a list of seven great contraptions for all kinds of coffee drinkers.<p>Check them out below.<p><b>AmazonIf You Want The Most Scientifically "Correct" Coffee</b> …

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The Award For Most WTF Advertisement Of 2014 Goes To...

In amongst the millions of ads that are broadcast before our eyeballs each year there might be one or two that stand out from the pack.<p>Not …

Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

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Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

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Chicago's best homegrown junk food

'Junk food' is often used as an insult, but in Chicago it's a celebrated art form. Known the world over for its gorgeous architecture, impressive museums, legendary sports teams, barely tolerable winters and cutting-edge cuisine, The Windy City is also home to some of the best guilty pleasure food …

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Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

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How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Buenos Aires

Southern California's top luxury experiences

Home to a galaxy of movie stars, many of the USA’s most famously wealthy zip codes and over 300 days of sunshine every year, Southern California is the perfect place to satisfy your craving for a little – or maybe a lot of – luxury. Whether you aim to hit the beaches or unwind at a sybaritic spa, …

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Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

European Travel

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

This $1 Billion Startup Handles 5% Of All Web Traffic And Is Ready To Take On Cisco

Over the last three years, CloudFlare has grown 450% annually, and is currently adding about 5,000 new clients a day, Matthew Prince, its programmer/lawyer-turned-founder, tells us.<p>It is now handling the equivalent of roughly 5% of the entire web's traffic through its servers and, just as we …

Distiller builds a social network for whiskey lovers

If you're a whiskey drinker, finding the perfect bottle can be a daunting quest; just because something is well-rated doesn't mean that it suits your tastes. You're about to get some help from your friends, though, as Distiller has turned its recommendation service into a full-fledged social …

Ask Anything: Why Is The Milky Way A Spiral?

The galaxy getdown<p>The shape of our galaxy is nothing special. Among the other clusters of stars that can be easily observed from our corner of the universe, a few are blobby and egg-shaped, but more than two-thirds are so-called “disc galaxies,” or ones whose stars have settled into flat orbits, as …

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Digify helps you protect your data by sending self-destructing files

It's understandable if you're nervous about sharing files in this era of widespread surveillance. Can you really trust that a document is safe once it's out of your hands? Digify might just ease your mind now that it has launched Android and iOS apps for sharing self-destructing files. Rather than …

The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Last fall, Pinterest launched a feature called "Place Pins," which allows users to map out businesses or locations they want to visit in the future. In the eight months since the feature was launched, more than 1 billion travel locations have been pinned.<p>And according to Place Pins data, more than …

These are the biggest PlayStation games at E3 2014

The launch window is over. The PlayStation 4 is, for now, leading the sales charts and the best way for Sony to keep driving that momentum this generation is with -- what else? -- compelling games. This year's showing at Sony's E3 booth is no different than the last: You've got your smattering of …