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A new railway rivals a glamorous past

Before Walt Disney came Henry Flagler, who made Florida a tourist hotspot by laying rails along the state’s east coast. Now, a new high-speed train is set to follow in his tracks.<p>Gilded Age industrialist Henry Flagler knew a thing or two about tourism; he’s a big reason why St Augustine, West Palm …

Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality

Many veterans are suffering from a condition similar to, but distinct from, PTSD: moral injury, in which the ethical transgressions of war can leave service members traumatized.<p>Amy Amidon has listened to war stories on a daily basis for almost a decade.<p>As a clinical psychologist at the Naval …

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Miranda Lambert Wins Best Country Album Grammy

Miranda Lambert's <i>Platinum</i> was named Best Country Album at the 57th annual Grammy Awards. The album, produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn …

Country Music

Pharrell Adds Drama to 'Happy' at Grammys With Lang Lang

Pharrell Williams performed his inescapable <i>Girl</i> single "Happy" on the Grammys with newfound drama, since classical pianist Lang Lang, who played with …

Music

Kanye West on Beck's Grammy: 'He Should've Given His Award to Beyonce'

When Kanye West rushed the Grammys stage Sunday night after Beck's "Morning Phase" was named Album of the Year, a brief moment of shock swept through the audience. Was it a stunt referencing the 2009 ceremony, during which Kanye interrupted Taylor Swift and said her statue should have gone to …

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Singing of heartbreak, newcomer Sam Smith wins big at Grammys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Heartbreak paid off handsomely for British soul singer Sam Smith, a newcomer who won four Grammy awards on Sunday including record and song of the year for his anthem “Stay With Me.”<p>The 22-year-old was also anointed best new artist and his debut album “In The Lonely Hour” …

Nicki Minaj Ignores Ryan Seacrest To Hang With Katy Perry

There's a lot of love going on between female celebrities these days. Tonight, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry showed just how strong that lady love is. …

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Top 10 Money Saving Holiday Travel Tips (VIDEO)

In this TRAVEL THERAPY MINUTE video, where you can get your travel tips in just sixty seconds, I share my top 10 tips to help you save big money this holiday travel season!<p>Start saving now and watch this TRAVEL THERAPY MINUTE video:<p>Follow Karen Schaler on Twitter: www.twitter.com/karenschaler

15 Breathtaking Locations You Can Explore With Google Street View

Leaving the street behind, Google's photographers have visited some of the world's most incredible locations, capturing beautiful panoramic photos along the way.<p>From underwater research bases and submarines to underground salt mines and luxury airliners in the sky, you're guaranteed to see …

Worthy of the Commander-in-Chief: A Dozen Hotels Where U.S. Presidents Have Stayed

Now that it's November, we're constantly thinking about elections and presidents -- even if that vote is a couple of years away. While leading the country is one of the harder jobs you can have, it does come with a few perks. We imagine the extensive traveling is exhausting, but at least it gives …

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

Outside's Best Travel Photography of the Fall

Photo: Mark Clinton<p>Photographer Mark Clinton ran into a young woman while travelling across Ireland who was completing her version of an Irish adventure bucket list. Last on her list? Cliff jumping.<p>Photo: Judith Marie Hoffman<p>After a cable car ride to the balcony on Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, …

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you do? Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International …

10 Most Important Travel Documents When Traveling With Kids

Unlike business travel or backpacking, travel with kids requires quite a bit of pre-planning and paperwork. Sadly, you cannot just arrive at the airport with your passport and an e-ticket on your phone. Nor are unnecessary delays something you can easily take in your stride - dealing with tired …

Mexico's handicrafts – what to buy and where

Color, culture and happy skeletons: these elements sum up the <i>artesanías</i> (handicrafts) created by Mexico’s diverse indigenous peoples. Some designs have endured hundreds of years of cultural shifts. Others are recent twists that pop with Mexican bravado and make one-offs to remind you of your Mexico …

Light Shows and Where to Stay

During the holiday season, as the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, Christmas lights begin to sparkle along the streets. Capturing the imagination of children and adults alike, it is a time-honored tradition to hang white and colored lights across roofs and trees. Some places like to …

12 British Sayings Americans Don't Understand

But British people also say some other really weird, confusing things.<p>To celebrate the launch of Business Insider's UK website, we compiled 12 British phrases that will leave Americans utterly flummoxed. You might just see these on our new site.<p>When someone has "lost the plot," it means they have …

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

Local literature can be a surprising source of home state pride, no matter where you're from.<p>We found the most famous book set in each state. How many have you read? Check out the annotated map below.

Hawaiian Air Wins Again as Most On-Time U.S. Airline

Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for September. Some airlines, including Spirit and …

4 Hospitality Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then …

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Google’s Maps App For iOS And Android Gets Material Design And Uber Estimates

Google has updated Maps to keep with the visual theme introduced with Android 5.0 Lollipop, which it calls material design. The new mobile apps now feature bold headers of solid flat colors and animations that evoke pieces of paper sliding over one another. The apps also offer new features, …

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What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

3 Habits Highly Productive People Do Every Day, Even If They're 'Too Busy'

"Productivity" is such a buzz word these days that hundreds of books, apps and systems have popped up hoping to teach us the magic formula.<p>But at the end of the day, really getting the most out of your life comes down to the fundamentals.<p>Successful people have known for years that to stay …