February 2017

By N/A, February 24, 2017
This story originally appeared on fwx.com. Reservations can be a double-edged sword for restaurants. If they choose to keep a line during popular times, it can piss people off in the long run. But if a reservation never shows, it hurts the esta...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
This story originally appeared on time.com. We’re just two days out from NASA’s big announcement that it has discovered seven Earth-like planets in the TRAPPIST-1 galaxy. Apparently they’re just a hop skip and about 40 light years away from us,...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
Coachella is—arguably—the most popular music and arts festival in the U.S. Every year, Coachella attracts current top tier artists, legends, and fan favorites to its Southern California outpost. Since it started in 1999, it’s grown commercially, ...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
One of the most time-honored epic trips for Americans is a whirlwind tour of Europe. But, unfortunately, crisscrossing across the continent often takes hours of preparation to plan through. But now there’s a new app that will plan a multi-city E...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
One of the most time-honored epic trips for Americans is a whirlwind tour of Europe. But, unfortunately, crisscrossing across the continent often takes hours of preparation to plan through. But now there’s a new app that will plan a multi-city E...
By Erika Owen, February 24, 2017
Pay a visit to Gaggan in Bangkok—Asia's best restaurant, according to the World's 50 Best list—and there's a good chance you won't know exactly what you're ordering. But don't feel bad, that's part of the experience. After all, an entire menu only...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is giving away 10,000 free flights to patients and their families who need to fly for medical care, the Dallas Morning News reported. The airline has donated flights in the past for this same purpose, but this is...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
Spring weather has arrived early in Huangling, China, causing the area’s famed rapeseed flowers to bloom ahead of schedule. Though the flowers usually cover these fields in gold in late March, they have already begun blooming throughout the cou...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
A long, long time ago (2015) we were promised Star Wars Land. We’re all eagerly awaiting a world wherein we can board the Millennium Falcon as easily as we can board an airplane. But we’re going to have to wait a while longer. Construction o...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
This story originally appeared on coastalliving.com. It’s hard to miss: A 30-ton mammal flings itself out of choppy waters, hanging in the air for a brief moment before its 45-foot frame crashes back into the water, sending a plume of sea foam ...
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Peter Schlesinger, February 24, 2017
By Jessica Plautz, February 24, 2017
Pilot/photographer Santiago Borja has captured many extraordinary images of cloud formations from the sky, and one of his most recent photos is even more amazing. Borja captured the moment lightning struck in the Andes mountain range in Ecuador...
By Erika Owen, February 24, 2017
Cross-country skiing is not easy. You would probably assume, however, that someone competing in the Nordic World Ski Championships would know how to, you know, ski. But not Adrian Solano. Solano is a former cyclist, but that doesn't mean it was...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
This story originally appeared on southernliving.com. Mascara can range from as little as $5 to upwards of $50 depending on where you buy it and what name brand is slapped on the side of the tube. We’ve all heard ‘you get what you pay for’ and ...
By Melanie Lieberman, February 24, 2017
Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction that we’d have six more weeks of winter, the trees in Washington, D.C. are telling us a different story. D.C.’s famous Yoshino cherry trees are already beginning to bloom, according to local reports, thank...
By Melanie Lieberman, February 24, 2017
Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction that we’d have six more weeks of winter, the trees in Washington, D.C. are telling us a different story. D.C.’s famous Yoshino cherry trees are already beginning to bloom, according to local reports, thank...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
This story originally appeared on people.com. Fans of Beauty and the Beast can now experience high tea fit for a princess. The Kensington Hotel in London created a special afternoon tea menu called Tale As Old As Time in honor of Disney’s up...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
When Norwegian Airlines announced $65 transatlantic flights on Thursday, the company also put several little-known airports on the radars of budget travelers. Come July 1, New Yorkers will be able to get to Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, and ...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
Visitors to a new McDonald's in Italy now get a free glimpse into ancient history, thanks to its location. The restaurant chain that opened Tuesday in Frattochie south of Rome, was built on top of a Roman road dating from the first or second B....
By N/A, February 24, 2017
Cherry blossoms in some areas of Japan may bloom later than usual, according to a new forecast from Weather Map. Visitors can still expect blooming in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka in March, according to the forecast. Tokyo’s blossoms are fo...
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
By N/A, February 24, 2017
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By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
If you've ever spent the day drinking in your underwear from the coziness of home, you've been participating in kalsarikannit without even knowing it. (It's pronounced cal-sar-y-cuhn-eet, for the uninitiated.) Much like hygge is used to describ...
By Alexandra Sifferlin / TIME, February 23, 2017
This story originally appeared on time.com. By now we know that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for our health, but a new study suggests that eating even more produce can prevent millions of deaths each year. In the report, published ...
By N/A, February 23, 2017
A new school has opened in Maine with the intent to teach millennials how to do things like manage taxes, eat nutritionally, and balance relationships—AKA how to be an adult. The Adulting School offers classes and events around Portland, Maine ...
By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
No one was injured when a Flybe plane crash landed at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon, although the video footage of the incident is dramatic. The airplane's landing gear collapsed as it was landing at the airport. One pa...
By N/A, February 23, 2017
This story originally appeared on ew.com. The organizers of Coachella better hope Beyoncé isn’t entirely irreplaceable: The superstar has dropped out of the festival’s 2017 lineup on advice from her doctors, Coachella announced Thursday. “Fo...
By N/A, February 23, 2017
This story originally appeared on health.com. There’s a smoothie bar inside practically every high-end gym, but that doesn’t mean all smoothies are healthy. While these drinks usually do contain nutrient-packed fruits, they can also be loaded w...
By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
No matter how easy it looks in the movies, starting a fire is hard when you've got little more than some wood and a bit of fiber. Now, most people in this situation would come a little more prepared, but just think: a flashlight that could start a...
By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
No matter how easy it looks in the movies, starting a fire is hard when you've got little more than some wood and a bit of fiber. Now, most people in this situation would come a little more prepared, but just think: a flashlight that could start a...
By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
No matter how easy it looks in the movies, starting a fire is hard when you've got little more than some wood and a bit of fiber. Now, most people in this situation would come a little more prepared, but just think: a flashlight that could start a...
By Erika Owen, February 23, 2017
In 2018, a new undersea train route from Mumbai to Ahmadabad will begin construction. The new train is expected to cut travel time between the two cities from seven to two hours. On Sunday, ground was broken to obtain samples. “Soil and rocks be...
By N/A, February 23, 2017
Lyft announced on Thursday that it has expanded into 54 new cities across the country, specifically targeting the Midwest. The announcement comes rapidly after Lyft expanded to 40 new cities in January. The ride-sharing service is now available i...
By N/A, February 23, 2017
In a world filled with travel Instagrammers—you know the ones: mysteriously jobless yet staying at five-star resorts in designer clothes—31-year-old Melissa Roy is a ray of hope for those who may not be #blessed with hundreds of thousands of follo...

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