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9 Products for Sleeping on Planes That Look Ridiculous but Are Actually Amazing

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

Advertising

The Best NYC Hotels Under $200 a Night

"New York" and "budget" are two words that just don't belong together in a sentence. Almost every activity in the city comes at a price. Between the …

Manhattan

How to Get Alexander Skarsgard's Perfect Summer Fit

For around $250, you can look this good too (from the neck down).<p>Now that we’re officially in the Hot as Hell stage of the summer, there’s a good chance your style has taken a hit. Which is fine, this year of all years, because we’re living in the golden age of hamper dressing. But if dust fits …

Men's Fashion

36 Hours in Chiang Mai

Traditionally, tourists have trekked to the star of Thailand’s north in search of M.E.A.T.: markets, elephants, artisans and temples. And Chiang Mai, a laid-back old riverside city whose population (fewer than 200,000) is a fraction of Bangkok’s (more than eight million), obliges those fantasies. …

Chiang Mai

Africa might leapfrog straight to cheap renewable electricity and minigrids

<i>The road to ubiquitous electricity</i><p>WHEN SATELLITES TRAIN their cameras onto Africa at night, it is almost as if they are peering back to an age before …

The Best Places to Travel in June

The month of June is the official beginning of summer according to the calendar, and it’s also the time when our thoughts drift to getting away from …

Amazon and Starbucks blast Seattle tax to fight homelessness

<b>Amazon and Starbucks have hit out at a decision to impose a new tax on firms based in Seattle to help fight homelessness.</b><p>Amazon, the US city's number one employer, said the levy could put future expansion on hold in the region.<p>Seattle City Council voted unanimously for the tax, saying it will raise …

Nasa can't send humans to Mars until it gets the food right

In space, tortillas are a deeply sought-after food. The anonymous journals of astronauts, which detail their most private thoughts from time aboard …

New Mexico’s Sad Bet on Space Exploration

Spaceport America was supposed to bring a thriving space industry to the southern New Mexico desert—but for now it’s a futurist tourist attraction, not an operational harbor to the cosmos.<p>Soon after departing the small resort town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the video monitors on the bus …

These Breathtaking Morocco Travel Destinations Will Stop You in Your Tracks

Morocco is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The vast, breathtaking landscapes—from charming beachside towns to sweeping …

Japan's hit mobile game "Travel Frog" teaches a philosophical lesson about letting go

The hit Japanese mobile game <i>Travel Frog</i> has conquered mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, touching a chord with many people for whom the idea of “winning” in life seems an impossibility.<p><i>Travel Frog</i>, or <i>Tabi Kaeru</i>, has been topping Apple’s App Store across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since …

Hong Kong

Chinese police are using facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers

Chinese railway police are using facial-recognition sunglasses to catch suspects at train stations in Zhengzhou, the capital of central Henan province.<p>The eyewear, which looks similar to the original Google Glass, was unveiled earlier this year and has already helped identify seven alleged …

Human Rights

A Stunning Scandinavian Sleeping Pod

As if the Scandinavian landscape couldn’t get any prettier, imagine experiencing it from a cozy little pod on the back of your 4×4. Mink Campers is a …

Bucatini Is the Best Long Pasta There Ever Was or Will Be

By Alex Delany<p>These noodles fill with sauce. Enough said.<p>There’s always an exception to the rule. You know, that one thing that makes you question the truths and ideals that you hold dear. For me, that exception is bucatini, the greatest long pasta there ever was or will be.<p>I am a short pasta …

Cooking

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Are These The 20 Most Beautiful Places in the World?

Who doesn’t look at breathtaking travel photos on Instagram and fantasize about visiting the most beautiful places in the world? But just what are the most beautiful places? Depending on the person you ask, the answers could be wildly different: Paris with its iconic skyline, the rugged peaks of …

Mexico City

Modernist marvel Edris House in Palm Springs seeks $3.2 million

The Edris House, a modernist design by architect E. Stewart Williams, has returned to the market in Palm Springs at $3.2 million, down $1 million from when it first listed earlier this year.<p>Built in 1952 for movie theater and farm owner William Edris and his wife, Marjorie, the knoll-top estate …

Drive-in days: America's abandoned movie theaters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nights at the drive-in were a heady mix of high school dates and high jinks and a once quintessential part of growing up in America.<p>The craze reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, but now many drive-ins lie abandoned, occupied only by nostalgic ghosts of the past.<p>Motivated by the …

Trespassing

Expect the Unexpected with this Playful Office Furniture

A pair of unsuspecting chairs designed for office lounge spaces to revitalize risky play in everyday adult lives.<p>Design Team<p>George Duan<p>Megan …

The guidebook that led me to a lost corner of England

<b>In 1939, the newly established Penguin Books decided to branch out from its trademark paperback fiction and Pelican non-fiction titles to try its hand at UK travel guides. Emma Jane Kirby visited Kent with a first edition of one of the guides in her hand, to see how much Britain has changed since</b> …

Books

How augmented and virtual reality will reshape the food industry

Jenny Dorsey Contributor<p>Jenny Dorsey is a professional chef.Her culinary work has been featured in publications such as Harper's Bazaar, Bustle, Brit+Co, Food Network and Oxygen TV and her writing can be found at Girlboss, Huffington Post, Taste.Company and SWAAY.<p>Augmented reality content can be …

8 of the World’s Best Natural Hot Springs and How to Find Them

So deep into winter, it’s only natural for those of us tired of daily commutes in the early dark to start thinking of the warmer places we’d rather …

Never Leave Your Living Room!

Having a refrigerator in your living room sounds like a silly idea until you check out Luna. This compact appliance isn’t like a typical mini-fridge. …

The New Hotels You'll Want to Book in 2018

New construction, renovated properties, all-inclusive resorts, an English manor house, luxury tents, and tiny pod rooms are among our long list of …

8 Bottles of Wine That Will Impress Everyone at Your Holiday Party

When it comes to wine, I have to admit, I spend most of time championing the atypical: minerally muscadets of France’s Loire Valley, spicy, …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

Bill Gates' investment group spent $80 million to build a 'smart city' in the desert — and urban planners are divided

An investment firm with ties to Bill Gates may have plans to build a "smart city" in the Arizona desert.<p>As the Arizona Republic reported earlier in November, Mt. Lemmon Holdings, a subsidiary of Gates' investment firm Cascade Investment LLC, bought land in southwestern Arizona for the construction …

Bill Gates

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

10 Incredible Rentals For Your Dream Trip to Iceland

There are so many great reasons to visit the tiny island nation of Iceland—here's where to stay.<p>The geothermal-powered country is home to hot springs, geysers, and the largest glacier in Europe. The winter months are cold, long, and dark—but the beauty of traveling there from October to March is …

European Travel

The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there's so much of the world still to discover.<p>In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket list, Business Insider asked the world's most esteemed travel experts — from the likes of Airbnb and Lonely Planet to independent bloggers and …

European Travel