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Take a Hot Bath Under the Northern Lights at This Remote Icelandic Hotel

Those who think that Iceland’s been ruined by American tourists just need to venture further north.<p>Up in Iceland’s remote Fljot valley, there’s a …

Early November inflation spikes as Mexico central bank chief packs bags | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s unexpected jump in inflation at the start of the month is casting a shadow over the central bank chief’s final days in office, with the bank raising more price concerns over fears the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could crumble.<p>A man counts money to …

Economy

How to hike the Awa’awapuhi Trail in Hawaii

The Awa’awapuhi Trail on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, is a single track hike not for those with a fear of heights. Starting at 4,120 feet you’ll …

Hiking

This Small Village in Himachal Pradesh is a Hippie Haven

The Most Beautiful Places in Australia

Australia

The Best New Cruises for Every Type of Traveler

Travelers

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

South Carolina

The firms trying to put the glamour back into flying

<b>In its infancy, commercial air travel was expensive, and seemed like the ultimate in luxury.</b><p>Today, that era seems long gone. Delays, strikes, long queues at security checkpoints, packed planes, and incidents like the violent removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight, are just some of the …

Fort Lauderdale

Sony made an $800 phone with extravagant features you won't find in any iPhone or Galaxy phone — here's what it's like

The Japanese giant has steadily stripped down its Xperia line of phones over the past few years, effectively conceding that its dreams of reaching Apple and Samsung are over. But the company has brought its mobile business back to profitability in the process.<p>Now it's trying to keep that up by …

Phones

Samsung’s Frame TV will start at $2,000

Samsung showed off The Frame, a TV made to resemble a piece of artwork on your wall, back at CES this year, and now it’s finally making it available to purchase. The Frame will start at $1,999 for the 55-inch version, while the 65-inch model will retail for $2,799.<p>Each Frame can be customized, as …

Web Development

Italy is Giving Away 103 of its Castles for Free

We all know Italy is so hot right now – and not just weather-wise, but as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. It's so filled …

Katie Holmes

Millennials owe a record amount of debt, and it could become a huge drag on the economy

Millennials — 21 to 34-year-olds — hold an estimated $1.1 trillion of the country's $3.6 trillion in consumer debt, according to UBS, as rising student and auto loans outweigh a drop in mortgages.<p>And all that rising debt is coming with rising default risks. A UBS evidence lab survey found that 52% …

Personal Finance

I've taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here's how to choose one to try

I've sent my spit off for more genetics tests than anyone else I know.<p>The tests analyzed the DNA in my saliva to find out a host of different things about my ancestry and health.<p>Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and various ways of analyzing information, so each one I tried …

Molecular Biology

The Best Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a destination famous for many things. There’s that iconic skyline, deserted islands, and the ‘sheer variety of products in Hong Kong’s …

Hong Kong

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the good and the bad of Wi-Fi systems (aka mesh networks) and their alternatives that will make your home Wi-Fi great.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have …

Wi-Fi

The newest billion-dollar startup is basically Uber for private jets

Want to hail a private jet? Yeah, it's not cheap, but it's possible and becoming much easier.<p>JetSmarter, a private jet marketplace, raised $105 …

17 must-have experiences in Budapest

Budapest is one of those cities where boredom doesn’t exist. Here’s proof.<p><i>Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new</i> …

European Travel

A pensions time bomb spells disaster for the US economy

Danielle DiMartino Booth is the tough talking former Federal Reserve advisor and President of Money Strong, with an insider's perspective on finance. As she picks apart the danger signs with the US on the precipice of recession, it's the impending pensions crisis that's really keeping her awake at …

Pensions

3 Retirement Stocks to Buy in December

Investors in their golden years often cannot afford to take on excess risk. That's why we believe they should favor companies that offer income, moderate growth prospects, and downside protection. Knowing that, we asked several Motley Fool analysts to highlight a stock they believe is a good choice …

Payday lenders seek emergency court help, fearing U.S. cutoff | Reuters

(Reuters) - Payday lenders asked a federal judge in Washington, D.C., for emergency relief to stop what they called a coordinated effort by U.S. regulators to stop banks from doing business with them, threatening their survival.<p>The storefront of an Advance America loan store is shown in Palm …

U.S. Department of Justice

Japanese Insider Guide to Eating Japanese in SF - Chowhound

San Francisco is home to a plethora of Asian restaurants, especially Japanese ones. From sushi to ramen and izakayas, how do you pick and know which …

Japan

26 Delicious Korean Foods You Need In Your Life

There's more to it than Korean BBQ.

100 best restaurants: Japanese

Once upon a time, Japanese chefs came to France to learn the art of cooking with the masters, now they're the ones laying down the rules and creating …

Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce, across the U.S.<p>The company is on a mission to make all fresh fruit and vegetables locally, rather than require them to be hauled from long distances or imported …

Aquaponics

Ready to let your dreams fly? Check out the Rise Lantern Festival near Las Vegas

If you've ever wanted to stand in a field of dreams — in the form of thousands of flame-illuminated lanterns in the sky — now's your chance. Organizers of the Rise Lantern Festival north of Las Vegas encourage people to share "a prayer, a dream or a resolution" before sending their lanterns aloft …

The best backpacking trails for beginners | Adventure Sports Network

For some, it’s hard to imagine an easy intro to backpacking.<p>The thought of hiking for days at a time with all of your gear on your back through …

Hiking

Who's funding the US cannabis industry?

<b>Webb Garrison wants to start his own cannabis business. He doesn't have any industry experience and he's only just building up his knowledge of the complicated regulations that govern the sector.</b><p>What he does have is a ready investor - his mum.<p>To get a better handle on the industry Webb and his …

Cannabis

Mutual funds are facing extinction

Passive investing is taking over the money-management world.<p>Exchange-traded funds, which simply track an index, have hoovered up assets at a rate over the past decade. The combined assets of ETFs in the US hitting $2.2 trillion in April, according to the Investment Company Institute.<p>The funds, …

Investing