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Plan Your Dream Vacation: A Road Trip Down the Pacific Coast Highway

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. The first stop: California</i><p>Forty percent of you say your …

25 Classic Restaurants Every Austinite Must Try

Austin's dining history runs very deep. To honor the city’s culinary past, Eater updated its guide to <b>historic Austin restaurants</b> that are worth checking out. Ranging from 19th century institution <b>Scholz Garten</b>, which was founded in 1866 but now operates under hot dog specialists Frank), to handful …

19 Essential Austin Patios for Outdoor Drinking and Dining

Patio time is special for Austin, when people get to enjoy the sun and perfect weather, just before the dreaded summer heat consumes the city. The city has a strong selection of outdoor spaces built for perfect alfresco dining and drinking, available all year-round.<p>Here are Austin's most essential …

Netflix's 'Making a Murderer' attorneys still making their case for justice

Not since "To Kill a Mockingbird's" Atticus Finch have bespectacled defense attorneys inspired such passion.<p>Jerome "Jerry" Buting, 59, and Dean Strang, 55, may have lost their case defending accused murderer Steven Avery, as chronicled on the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer," but they won the …

TV

This Futuristic Ion Engine Could Carry Our Luggage To Mars

But its first stop will likely be an asteroid<p>When the first astronauts get to Mars sometime in the 2030s or 40s, they're going to need more supplies than can fit in a backpack and rolling luggage. Their habitat, food, rovers, and return vehicle will all have to be pre-delivered. To do all that …

Space Exploration

Here's what could happen to Earth over the next 500 years

1/<p>Let's start with the year 2100, when things really started getting hot — on average, almost 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than in 2016.<p>3/<p>Glaciers in …

Global Warming

How Shrooms Work and Affect the Brain: What Psilocybin Is Really Doing to Your Head

In a 2014 study, the psychedelic effect of magic mushrooms on the brain was found to bear similarities to the brain activity displayed when we're in …

Spotify has a clever plan to make more money from 'superfans'

The session was set up by Spotify, but it wasn't part of a traditional contest or lottery. The set-up was part of a larger plan Spotify has to help artists use data to identify their most passionate fans. And this push has big implications for the future of making money as a musician, Spotify's Jim …

This Drug Smuggler and 'Hippie Mafia' Leader Is an OG in the Weed Legalization Movement

In the 1960s, Richard Stratton distributed thousands of pounds of weed and worked for <i>High Times</i>. His memoir, <i>Smuggler's Blues</i>, tells his story of straddling the criminal and literary worlds.<p>As marijuana goes mainstream, so do the stories about the legends of pot's cultural history. …

Cannabis

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

The World’s Coolest Airport Employee is a Runway Patrol Dog Named Piper

Birds and other wildlife are notorious for causing problems at airports, often known to fly over runways and strike aircraft. But one Michigan …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

These Apps Will Actually Change Your Life

YOU CAN DO THIS.<p>Pfft – so easy, right? Right??<p>Kicking bad habits or establishing good new ones is no walk in the park. But, yes, you CAN do it and it can even be fun.<p>According to one study, it takes 66 days to form a habit. If you can stick with actually making your bed for just over two months, …

Apps

32 Songs You Definitely Got Down To In The 2000s

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Music

Obama gun town hall: 5 takeaways

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama confronted his skeptics -- and the limits of his own authority -- on live television Thursday night.<p>An Arizona sheriff, a rape victim, a firearms industry representative and a prominent veteran's wife pressed the President over his gun control push during …

Guns

25 things everyone should do in Australia

It would be impossible to see the country and experience all it has to offer on a single trip.<p>But these 25 places and activities should be at the top of any traveler's bucket list, whether she's a foreign tourist flying in from afar or a native Australian looking to explore his own country.<p>Did we …

You'll fall in love with the #FollowMeTo couple's jaw-dropping honeymoon pics

Where in the world are Murad and Natalia Osmann?<p>The Russian photographer and his wife — who rose to fame in 2013 for their stunning Instagram series …

Recruiters use these signals to determine when someone is ready to switch jobs

In Silicon Valley, there are two universal truths for tech companies: The first is that finding office space is hard. The other is that finding good engineers is really hard.<p>Tech recruiters certainly have a tall task in front of them: With a firm cap on visas for highly skilled foreign workers, a …

Employment

How to write, according to the woman who wrote some of Pink Floyd’s biggest hits

The English writer Polly Samson is virtually unknown in America. But that doesn’t mean you’re not familiar with her work. The reason? One iconic name: Pink Floyd.<p>In 1994, Samson penned the lyrics to Pink Floyd’s multi-platinum album <i>The Division Bell</i>, as well as the group’s final single from last …

Albums

Meet the French startup set to revolutionize the Internet of things

This fall a new kind of wireless network will launch in a metropolis near you. This network won’t connect to phones or tablets. Instead it will …

Jet, a buzzy startup that raised $225 million to take on Amazon, just officially launched

Jet.com, which has raised $225 million to take on Amazon, officially launched Tuesday after welcoming beta testers in April.<p>The site promises to offer prices that are 10-to-15% lower than anywhere else.<p>Products start at about 8% cheaper right-off-the-bat, but the site then offers additional …

Nirvana's rare 'Nevermind' outtakes hit Austin gallery

Just in time for the heightened Kurt Cobain attention that comes with the release of the "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" documentary, an Austin, Texas, rock photography gallery is making a limited number of rare Nirvana photos available for public purchase.<p>Though people can buy photos now, the …

How you can get paid to travel

Earning an income while travelling is also easier than you think. While joining airline and hotel loyalty clubs might get you a free ticket or a …

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants To ‘Heal An Island’ With A Luxury Resort

Despite still not having an Oscar to call his own, Leonardo DiCaprio is pretty awesome. He helped introduce Margot Robbie to the world, left a Miami club with at least 20 women, and now he’s doing his part to save the environment.<p>Actually, Leo’s been a stalwart supporter of numerous …

All About WOW Air's $99 Flights to Europe

Less than $100 for a flight from the U.S. to Europe sounds too good to be true, but that's exactly what WOW Air has been selling. The ultra-low-cost airline, founded in 2011 and based in Iceland, begins flying to Boston and Baltimore this spring, and will offer affordable connections to European …

European Travel

5 Tips For Finding Cheap Flights To Europe This Summer

A morning cappuccino in a breezy piazza. A long day on some sun-kissed strand in the South of France. Greek isles. Countryside castles. Have we gotten you dreaming of Europe yet?<p>This year, Europe is the perfect summertime destination. You'll likely find good savings on the ground, with a strong US …

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight sun</b><p>Experience …

European Travel

21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

When <b>Black Enterprise</b> magazine was first published in 1970, the American economic landscape was in a period of transition that resulted from the U.S. …

Black History