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92 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Inflammation, Diabetes And Heart Disease

The proper pH levels in the body are essential for our health. If we want to maintain the proper function of our body, our pH levels need to be about …

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

Hiking

FBI's facial recognition system can access 411 million photos

When we first wrote about the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) facial recognition system, we said the agency has access to 70 million photos. Turns out the feds can sift through tons more images than that. The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has discovered that the FBI actually …

Station to station: the best train journeys you've never heard of

Famous railways – from America’s California Zephyr to Switzerland’s Glacier Express – are rightly celebrated in travellers’ lore. But the most iconic journeys tend to have popularity and prices to match their fame. Look a little closer into the world of train travel, however, and there are dozens …

Trains

A weekend break in... Stockholm

A guide to short breaks in Stockholm, Sweden, including the best things to see and do, plus recommended bars, restaurants and hotels<p>Why go now?<p>Brighter days have returned to the Swedish capital after the long, dark winter. Now’s the perfect time to experience the best of the city’s green spaces, …

9 of the most incredible places to sleep

Fancy sleeping somewhere more memorable than a hotel room or regular campsite? From treetop tents to a human-sized nest, you'll have a night to …

Northern Lights

Road Trip Spain and Portugal 21 days - Spain Forum

I think you are trying to see too many places in a limited amount of time. I suggest not going to Valencia and giving that time to Barcelona. Remove …

European Travel

Snowden leak: GCHQ & America’s NSA regularly intercept British MPs emails

American spies and the UK’s listening post GCHQ regularly intercept the emails of British MPs and peers, including privileged correspondence between parliamentarians and their constituents.<p>The US National Security Agency (NSA) reportedly has access to intercepted emails sent and received by all MPs …

An American Must-Read Guide To Working in Spain

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Spain? Is it fiesta? Or perhaps siesta? Yes, most probably I did get one of those right, didn't I? Let's be honest. It wasn't that hard anyway. However all those words ending in -iesta only scratch the surface of what's Spain. So let's go …

Social Security

5 Things to Do in Brazil While the Travel Visa Is Waived

Brazil recently announced a temporary visa waiver program to take place surrounding the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here are five ways to take advantage of the program without stepping foot in Rio de Janeiro.<p><i>Sensacional notícia</i> out of South America this week, where Brazil announced that the country will …

Apple's Planned Echo Competitor May Watch You Every Second. Is That a Good Thing?

Amazon's 'Alexa' and other in-home devices worry privacy advocates.<p>Most people who try living with "Alexa," Amazon's voice-activated in-home Echo device, wind up loving her--or rather, it. But one group is decidedly underwhelmed: privacy advocates. Many of them think those of us who have these …

Google Home

How to Get Lost On Purpose

It happens to the best of us. We finally get a chance to explore the world, find a deal, book a trip—and end up in the same places as every other traveler.<p>It’s what happens when you stay where TripAdvisor tells you, eat where UrbanSpoon recommends, and Yelp your way through a vacation—just like …

Amazing Road Trips

Travel Photography

A coasteering weekend in Northern Ireland

Warm fires and cosy pubs? Pah! Jeremy Head plunges into surging seas, hikes windswept mountains and wallows in weed in County Down's great …

Hiking

As petrol prices drop, here are some of Europe's most scenic road trips

Research shows that it’s the perfect moment to go on a road trip, as motorists can expect to make serious savings in Europe this summer!<p>According to research group the Post Office, motorists can expect to make savings of up to 17% on the cost of petrol compared to last year. The cheapest place by …

European Travel

Smart-home technology must work harder to create smarter consumers

Attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year were confronted with a head-spinning volume of smart-home devices. From $5,000 refrigerators that can communicate when you’re running low on milk and eggs, to the ability to control lights, locks and thermostats from your mobile app …

Internet of Things

Highlights from Disrupt NY 2016

The doors to TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 opened May 9 at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. The three-day conference hosted 2,300 attendees and hundreds of thousands more tuning in online. Indeed, Disrupt NY 2016 was the first media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full, making it one of our most …

Startups

8 Ways to Lead Like It Really Matters | Inc.com

As a leader, you play an incredibly important role in your business. The members of your team look to you for direction, and they trust in you to be forthright, fair, and honest. Lead by example and set the bar high, and your people will follow. Lower your expectations, and your people will follow …

Leadership

Why hitchhiking is even better in your seventies

Bradt guidebooks founder and life-long hitcher Hilary Bradt shares her high points from the road – and considers why hitchhiking has got better as …

Guide Books

The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you. Why? Because it is way too amazing to share! Sound intriguing? Well, lucky …

Asia Travel

The Wanderlust guide to the best of Norway

Fresh air, dramatic fjords and untamed wilderness – Norway is a geographical stunner. Here is everything you need to know to get there now<p>Stretching …

How hackers smooth-talked their way past the security of a power company

One of the most interesting tactics they used is called social engineering.<p>Social engineering is the tried-and-true hacker tactic of deceiving someone and trying to convince them to do something they normally wouldn't do. It happens often over the phone, like when a cybercriminal pretended to be a …

Social Issues

Why image recognition is about to transform business

At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people in perception.” He then demonstrated an impressive image recognition technology for the blind that can “see” what’s going …

Machine Learning

Jaen, Spain Through the Ages - Andalucia's Hidden Treasure

Whether you’re taking a road trip or heading there directly, Jaen, Spain is a town that is sure to surprise you. Andaluci’as hidden treasure has …

12 Ways to Save and Make Money While Traveling

What is the sharing economy, and how can it work for you? Based on the principle that people can share excess goods, peer-to-peer, it's a way to get …

Personal Finance

British public must be told truth about immigration figures ahead of EU referendum, says watchdog

The Office for National Statistics has been told to launch an urgent review of Britain’s official immigration figures ahead of the European Union referendum amid concerns they may be wrong, The Telegraph can disclose.<p>In a development which will intensify public debate about immigration ahead of the …

EU Referendum

Brexit campaigners have track record of hostility to NHS, say MPs

Labour backbenchers say Eurosceptics claim to back health service but many are ‘rightwingers who have never cared about the NHS before’<p>Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union could seek to dismantle the National Health Service if they win June’s referendum, senior Labour backbenchers …

United Kingdom

Microsoft HoloLens delivers 'Star Wars' holographic message we've been waiting for

Microsoft's HoloLens has delivered some pretty cool imagery in recent months, but many are still wondering what practical use they'd have for the …

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