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This 23-year-old travels the world on weekends for under £750 per trip to prove you don't need much time or money to travel

When Elona Karafin was a child, she was diagnosed with bone cancer. She spent two years in treatments and today, at age 23, she's happy to report …

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

11 Tea Lattes for Fancy Brunches or Chilly Fall Mornings

Nothing hits the spot like a flavorful, creamy drink when you first wake up in the morning. But if you don’t drink coffee, hot, iced, or nitro, it can be a little harder trying to figure out what to pour into your mug. Enter the tea latte. Made with herbal or caffeinated leaves and topped with …

A 6 Year Old Boy Gets to Fly Etihad Airbus A380 Simulator

I always find it interesting to meet people who love what they do. When you come across those people, their passion really shines through.<p>I only saw …

You Can Get Nonstop Flights to Europe for $99 Right Now

If you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity to use up the rest of your PTO without draining your savings account or settling for yet another …

A Bluetooth scoop for Fido aims to reduce your dog's obesity

LOS ANGELES — Sol Lipman believes dogs eat too much, to the point of obesity.<p>"The entire dog food industry right now is set up to have your dog eat more and more," he says. "That's why 54% of all dogs in the United States are overweight. We're trying to use technology....to help make your dog …

The Best Podcasts for Road Trips and Long Flights

With so many podcasts out there, it can be hard to choose which to download in anticipation of a long trip—here are our top picks.<p>An unwavering, wide open road through the middle of the country; a 12-hour flight across the Pacific with nothing to look at it but sea and sky—that's a whole lot of …

6 Great Spanish Apps for Kids

Learning Spanish has bever been easier: These bilingual apps help kids brush up on their español while promoting cultural diversity. A win-win!<p>Spanish School Bus for Kids<p>Inspired by the Montessori approach of self-guided activity and collaborative play, this app has fast-paced games to help kids …

Apps

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Are Finally Here, Starting at $344 Round-Trip

Flights start at $344 round-trip.<p>For months, we’ve been waiting for prices on flights to Hawaii to plummet — and this past weekend, they did. …

Flying

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Licensing

How an Iroquois Chief Helped Write the U.S. Constitution

History has largely forgotten Canasatego, the Iroquois chief who eloquently introduced American colonists to the federalist ideas that would shape …

The Coast Starlight Is the Most Beautiful Train Ride in America

The train trip of your dreams starts at just $97.<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe me? Then allow me to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the …

LinkedIn is rolling out a free service to pair users with mentors

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets; but today it’s embarking on the roll out of a new service that plays squarely …

Mentoring

Mission Workshop's G6 Polo is a technical take on the casual classic

The preppy favorite gets overhauled with some technical tailoring.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Mission Workshop's G6 Polo loses the country club looks …

Clothing

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

Mexico City

This Airline Is Launching New US Routes With $99 Fares to Europe

European airline Primera Air has announced new routes out of the United States, and the airline is celebrating by bringing its low prices …

Flying

Adobe accidentally released its cloud-based photo editor

It's ever more important to be able to edit your photos on the go. Adobe has stripped-down versions of Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom apps available in both mobile and web-based formats. You manage your photos through Adobe's Creative Cloud system, though, which can be a bit cumbersome, …

Tutorials

Adobe Just Built The Prettiest UI Ever

There is nothing quite like an artist’s palette. With this humble piece of paper or wood, the artist can mix infinite pigments, each of which can be dipped into again and again without a second thought.<p>FiftyThree’s Paper did an incredible job at streamlining the palette for iPad screens. And now, a …

University of Toronto

Over 200 Free-To-Download Design Masterpieces From The ‘Golden Age Of Posters’

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image by Ferdinand Andri (1906) via MCAD Library, right image by Berthold Löffler (1908) via MCAD Library<p><b>The late</b> …

Text San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and It Will Respond With Art to Fit Your Mood

For most people, visiting San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art isn’t exactly a casual trip. I’ve lived in San Francisco 6 years and have only made it …

Art

Side raises $5.7 million to match students with companies for short-term jobs

French startup Side raised another $5.7 million with Xavier Niel leading the round. As the name suggests, Side lets students make some money on the side by working for companies for a few days or weeks. It’s a marketplace that helps you scale your workforce for a product launch, peak season and …

Startups

The Female Pioneers of the Bauhaus Art Movement: Discover Gertrud Arndt, Marianne Brandt, Anni Albers & Other Forgotten Innovators

You'd be forgiven for assuming that the Bauhaus, the modern art and design movement that emerged from the eponymous German art school in the 1920s …

Bauhaus

The Story of My Father

1My father was born into an ordinary peasant family in Chaozhong village, Zhongjiang County, Sichuan Province. It was said that my grandmother had …

A First-Grader's Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is giving NYC public school students the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>On Tuesday evening, a group of students ― pre-kindergarteners to 12th graders from New York public schools in all five boroughs ― converged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The young people were not …

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

Travel

Vaux transforms your Echo Dot into a portable Alexa smart speaker with killer sound

Amazon’s Echo Dot is one of the best and least expensive ways to fill your home with Alexa-enabled smart speakers, especially thanks to all of the …

Formerly homeless man donates over $7,000 to the shelter that helped him when he needed it the most

Shelter House, a homeless shelter in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, recently had to cut back on a street outreach program due to a lack of funds. …

Homelessness

Download 2,500 Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Drawings by Japanese Masters (1600-1915)

No one art form has done more to shape the world's sense of traditional Japanese aesthetics than the woodblock print. But not so very long ago, in …

Without Hokusai’s Great Wave there would be no modern art

By the time Katsushika Hokusai painted The Great Wave he was already a celebrity in Japan. The iconic print was produced in 1831 as part of a print series, Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji, when the Japanese artist was 71 years old. Within a few years of his death at 89 in 1849, Hokusai’s fame had …

Art

Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

Chihuly called the suit, brought by a former handyman, "baseless."<p>A lawsuit filed on Friday accuses the renowned Washington glass artist Dale Chihuly of passing off the work of another man as his own for 15 years.<p>The suit, filed by the lawyers of Michael Moi in King County Superior Court and the …