August 2016

By N/A, August 26, 2016
A dispute with a colleague is nothing new to anybody who has ever worked in an office. But when you’re trapped on a plane with your colleagues, workplace squabbles can quickly turn turbulent. An easyJet flight from London to Belfast was delayed...
By Erika Owen, August 26, 2016
Swimming with animals tops many travelers' lists. (Have you seen those adorable dog-paddling pigs in the Bahamas?) But if swimming with dolphins in Hawaii was on your radar, your dream might never be reality. Federal regulators are looking to p...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Julia Child once credited her longevity to “lots red meat and gin.” For those of a similar mindset, a dream job position could be waiting for you in England. ILoveGin, a monthly British gin and tonic club, is hiring a “gintern” to travel around...
By Erika Owen, August 26, 2016
In a survey of 3,000 adults in U.S. and Britain, an overwhelming majority of respondents said they found people who can speak more than one language more attractive. Seventy-one percent of Americans respondents found bilingualism très sexy, and...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
After months of health precautions, dozens of media reports and a few controversial social media posts, the Rio Olympics has concluded Zika-free, according to the World Health Organization. No new cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been confi...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 26, 2016
We know what you’re thinking: you could spend years of your life in just one Brooklyn neighborhood and never experience all of the attractions (i.e. impossibly hip bars and cozy coffee shops). But that doesn’t mean you should confine yourself to j...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 26, 2016
We know what you’re thinking: you could spend years of your life in just one Brooklyn neighborhood and never experience all of the attractions (i.e. impossibly hip bars and cozy coffee shops). But that doesn’t mean you should confine yourself to j...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Whether you’re looking for a truly Texas experience with cowboys and longhorns, a nature escape, or a music-filled and art-focused city scene, you’ll find something in Austin. The mid-sized city is slightly too big to be walkable (though biking is...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Whether you’re looking for a truly Texas experience with cowboys and longhorns, a nature escape, or a music-filled and art-focused city scene, you’ll find something in Austin. The mid-sized city is slightly too big to be walkable (though biking is...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Sitting in a traffic jam can be frustrating, and a new study shows that it is also harmful to our health. Recent research from the University of Surrey shows that drivers caught in traffic jams face great exposure to toxic fumes, with adjustmen...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
As summer crowds continue to dominate beaches, lakes and pools throughout the world, beachgoers might daydream of a private island where they can enjoy the August sun without the oppressive crowds. For those who have $5.6 million to spare, that dr...
By Erika Owen, August 26, 2016
"Seagull Security Guard" is an actual job title, but before you ask where to apply you should know the gig is taken—by a dog named Bailey. The rescue Border Collie is in charge of making sure seagulls don't make a mess on the vessels and wharf ...
By Erika Owen, August 26, 2016
"Seagull Security Guard" is an actual job title, but before you ask where to apply you should know the gig is taken—by a dog named Bailey. The rescue Border Collie is in charge of making sure seagulls don't make a mess on the vessels and wharf ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
President Obama announced the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, capping off a week of celebration for the National Parks centennial. The expansion, which will quadruple the size of the park to 582,578 square mil...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
President Obama announced the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, capping off a week of celebration for the National Parks centennial. The expansion, which will quadruple the size of the park to 582,578 square mil...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
President Obama announced the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, capping off a week of celebration for the National Parks centennial. The expansion, which will quadruple the size of the park to 582,578 square mil...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
President Obama announced the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, capping off a week of celebration for the National Parks centennial. The expansion, which will quadruple the size of the park to 582,578 square mil...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
President Obama announced the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, capping off a week of celebration for the National Parks centennial. The expansion, which will quadruple the size of the park to 582,578 square mil...
By Lisa Cheng, August 26, 2016
Puerto Rico  Get 30 percent off the Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa, a collection of seaside suites and villas in the quiet, southern coastal town of Guánica. Spend time at the revamped on-site spa, and on the palm-fringed beach.   Stay and Pl...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
This story originally appeared on fwx.com. Seriously, Krispy Kreme? You really think you can just casually release Reese's doughnuts overseas without peanut butter-loving Americans getting a whiff of the news? The company was founded here for c...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Human rights activists in Europe rejoiced Friday after France’s highest court suspended the so-called burkini ban. While the ruling applies only to the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, the decision is expected to set a precedent throughout the country. ...
By Rishi Iyengar / Time.com, August 26, 2016
This story originally appeared on time.com. A woman in Hong Kong has been diagnosed with the Zika virus this week, in the global financial hub’s first case of the mosquito-borne disease that has spread rapidly across the Americas and parts of A...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Or so can say future owners of the 58 luxury, designer residences being developed in Miami. Italian design house Fendi announced that it will open a luxury development, called the Fendi Château, in Surfside, Florida at the end of September. ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Or so can say future owners of the 58 luxury, designer residences being developed in Miami. Italian design house Fendi announced that it will open a luxury development, called the Fendi Château, in Surfside, Florida at the end of September. ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Or so can say future owners of the 58 luxury, designer residences being developed in Miami. Italian design house Fendi announced that it will open a luxury development, called the Fendi Château, in Surfside, Florida at the end of September. ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Or so can say future owners of the 58 luxury, designer residences being developed in Miami. Italian design house Fendi announced that it will open a luxury development, called the Fendi Château, in Surfside, Florida at the end of September. ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Or so can say future owners of the 58 luxury, designer residences being developed in Miami. Italian design house Fendi announced that it will open a luxury development, called the Fendi Château, in Surfside, Florida at the end of September. ...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Some dogs appreciate the finer things in life. Unfortunately, due to silly things like “museum policy” or “health codes,” cultured canines have been barred from experiencing the art world. Until now. The world’s first contemporary art show cura...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Some dogs appreciate the finer things in life. Unfortunately, due to silly things like “museum policy” or “health codes,” cultured canines have been barred from experiencing the art world. Until now. The world’s first contemporary art show cura...
By N/A, August 26, 2016
Some dogs appreciate the finer things in life. Unfortunately, due to silly things like “museum policy” or “health codes,” cultured canines have been barred from experiencing the art world. Until now. The world’s first contemporary art show cura...
By Jessica Plautz, August 26, 2016
Sir Richard Branson has shared photos of his injuries after falling off his bike earlier this week. Branson was training for the Virgin Strive Challenge, an annual tradition begun in 2014 centered around a physical challenge designed to be “ser...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com. Got an iPhone? Update it. Right now. This is not a drill. Why the urgency? Apple on Thursday released a patch fixing a previously unknown security flaw that can give hackers complete access to a ta...
By Sean Flynn, August 25, 2016
Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern is no stranger to unsavory dishes, having dined on everything from spoiled Greenlandic shark to horse rectum in Kazakhstan on his Travel Channel show “Bizarre Foods,” but now he's diving deeper. On his new show, “D...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
New York City is so tightly packed with must-see attractions that even a lifetime of trips couldn’t hit everything. But to sample some of the city’s best restaurants, green spaces, nightlife, shopping, architecture, and music, all you need is a th...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
New York City is so tightly packed with must-see attractions that even a lifetime of trips couldn’t hit everything. But to sample some of the city’s best restaurants, green spaces, nightlife, shopping, architecture, and music, all you need is a th...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Even as security experts say fear of another terrorist attack is largely “not rational,” France is feeling the effects of a perception of fear. The summer season has long been a frustrating moment for Parisian locals—the majority of whom abscond ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Even as security experts say fear of another terrorist attack is largely “not rational,” France is feeling the effects of a perception of fear. The summer season has long been a frustrating moment for Parisian locals—the majority of whom abscond ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Even as security experts say fear of another terrorist attack is largely “not rational,” France is feeling the effects of a perception of fear. The summer season has long been a frustrating moment for Parisian locals—the majority of whom abscond ...
By Erika Owen, August 25, 2016
I recently spent a long weekend in the Lower Catskills—Livingston Manor, Narrowsburg, Callicoon, Roscoe—a mere two an a half hour drive from New York City. It might have been the complete lack of Wi-Fi, TV, and cell service (most of the time), but...
By Erika Owen, August 25, 2016
I recently spent a long weekend in the Lower Catskills—Livingston Manor, Narrowsburg, Callicoon, Roscoe—a mere two an a half hour drive from New York City. It might have been the complete lack of Wi-Fi, TV, and cell service (most of the time), but...
By Erika Owen, August 25, 2016
I recently spent a long weekend in the Lower Catskills—Livingston Manor, Narrowsburg, Callicoon, Roscoe—a mere two an a half hour drive from New York City. It might have been the complete lack of Wi-Fi, TV, and cell service (most of the time), but...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
The National Park Service celebrated its 100the birthday on Thursday. And while most of us think of the vibrant red canyons in Zion or the sheer face of Yosemite’s Half Dome, the most iconic parks are only the tip of the iceberg. To celebrate the...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
You’ve likely heard the words “Standard American English,” for describing certain accents that lack distinguishing sounds. Well, apparently, that's not real. Every single American has an accent. For those who have lived in one part of the country...
By Rachel Chang, August 25, 2016
Historical sites and Smithsonian museums were staples during those eighth grade school trips to the capital city. But in recent years, Washington, D.C., has retained its patriotism while also turning itself into a food and arts destination—drawing...
By Rachel Chang, August 25, 2016
Historical sites and Smithsonian museums were staples during those eighth grade school trips to the capital city. But in recent years, Washington, D.C., has retained its patriotism while also turning itself into a food and arts destination—drawing...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Chase introduced its new Sapphire Reserve Card last week. The new, elite credit card is specifically aimed at travelers and those who love travel rewards. It offers many of those standard travel card benefits: Cardholders earn triple points on ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on money.com. Snowstorms in the winter and severe thunderstorms in the summer take the blame for a lot of the monstrous flight delays that leave thousands of people cooling their heels in the airport for hours or ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Singapore unveiled the world’s first driverless taxi today during a limited public trial. The taxi was created by nuTonomy, which was started by two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The trials will be conducted on an...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Looking for a flight schedule to Cuba? We’ve got you covered. When JetBlue’s inaugural commercial flight to Santa Clara lands next week, it will become the first U.S. airline to begin regular commercial flights to Cuba in more than 50 years. ...
By Kira Turnbull, August 25, 2016
Whether you’re looking for the perfect fall getaway or a few days on the slopes, the small but trendy town of Manchester, Vermont, has quickly become one of the best areas in the state for every season. Only a four-hour drive from Manhattan and a ...
By Kira Turnbull, August 25, 2016
Whether you’re looking for the perfect fall getaway or a few days on the slopes, the small but trendy town of Manchester, Vermont, has quickly become one of the best areas in the state for every season. Only a four-hour drive from Manhattan and a ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
As the presidential election looms, U.S. immigration policy has been in the headlines a lot lately. But neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump has mentioned what should happen to the 1,500 swimsuit-clad Americans who illegally crossed the bor...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on realsimple.com. Imagine waking up every morning with a cup of freshly brewed coffee on your nightstand. Well this new gadget will make your days much easier—especially if you’re not a morning person. The Barisi...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This airplane gadget sounds the invention of someone who had to share a room with their sibling: a miniature armrest wall. The Create-a-Space is a book-sized contraption that folds out and slides over an armrest, clearly delineating which side ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This airplane gadget sounds the invention of someone who had to share a room with their sibling: a miniature armrest wall. The Create-a-Space is a book-sized contraption that folds out and slides over an armrest, clearly delineating which side ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Dominos customers in New Zealand may soon have a new way to get their pizza delivered. After testing a demonstration delivery via drone in Auckland on Thursday, the company is aiming to start delivering pizzas by drone starting later this year. ...
By Jessica Plautz, August 25, 2016
The national parks across the United States are impressive from land—and even more impressive from space. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams takes photos of the parks from space. For the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, he is sharing s...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on fortune.com. An Olympic-sized pool, a rich history and a stunning, private, 35-acre botanical garden. The Villa Les Cedres and all its trimmings could be yours for around $1.1 billion, according to CNBC. As ...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Nearly eight stories under the earth, the remains of wolf, bison, lion, cheetah, and wolverine have lay preserved in the cool humidity of a cave in Wyoming for some 38,000 years. “I’ve been a lot of places on public lands but it’s a very differen...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
Nearly eight stories under the earth, the remains of wolf, bison, lion, cheetah, and wolverine have lay preserved in the cool humidity of a cave in Wyoming for some 38,000 years. “I’ve been a lot of places on public lands but it’s a very differen...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on time.com. A search and rescue team in New Zealand found a Czech woman alive Wednesday in a remote mountain cabin after her partner reportedly fell and died on a hiking trail, leaving her stranded for one month...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
The Quimby Family Foundation has donated 87,500 acres of private land in the Maine North Woods to the federal government to create the newest large public park in the United States. The White House announced a proclamation from President Barack...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on people.com. The Minneapolis home and studio owned by the late music icon will be overseen by Bremer Trust, the same institution Prince trusted with his finances over the years. Graceland Holdings, the company t...
By Erika Owen, August 25, 2016
Packing a carry-on can be hard, even if you're just heading out on a weekend trip. Now imagine packing more than 100 different items into one single carry-on. That's what Biaggi—a luggage brand focused on foldable bags—had actress and traveler ...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW Air has launched yet another airfare sale—this time, for flights from five major U.S. hubs to Paris. %image2 One-way tickets to France are available from Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, an...
By Melanie Lieberman, August 25, 2016
Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW Air has launched yet another airfare sale—this time, for flights from five major U.S. hubs to Paris. %image2 One-way tickets to France are available from Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, an...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on health.com. You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, but you may not realize the vital role this mineral plays in the body. Potassium aids in muscle contraction, fluid regulation, and mineral balanc...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
As part of its updated privacy policy, popular messaging service WhatsApp will start sharing its users’ phone numbers with its parent company Facebook. The shift could mean more targeted ads from Facebook, in addition to “offering better friend...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
As part of its updated privacy policy, popular messaging service WhatsApp will start sharing its users’ phone numbers with its parent company Facebook. The shift could mean more targeted ads from Facebook, in addition to “offering better friend...
By Erika Owen, August 25, 2016
Flying can be many things: bumpy, uncomfortable, and maybe even disorienting. Imgur user IamtheDenmarkian shared a gif that perfectly captures how we all feel when a particularly rough bout of turbulence comes around, in the form of an unsuspec...
By N/A, August 25, 2016
After spending 10 years underneath a fisherman’s bed, the world’s largest pearl is starting a new career as a Filipino tourist attraction. The pearl, which has an estimated worth of $100 million, weighs in at 75 pounds and measures over one foo...
By Lindsey Campbell, August 25, 2016
Now that the National Park Service Centennial is officially here, we can’t help but to be filled with some serious wanderlust for the gorgeous lands—after all, there’s a park for every type of traveler.  What better way to celebrate the parks’ bir...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
To celebrate Thursday’s 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service, Google has launched “The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks,” an interactive on-demand documentary that utilizes the latest 360-degree video technology to give viewers s...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
To celebrate Thursday’s 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service, Google has launched “The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks,” an interactive on-demand documentary that utilizes the latest 360-degree video technology to give viewers s...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
To celebrate Thursday’s 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service, Google has launched “The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks,” an interactive on-demand documentary that utilizes the latest 360-degree video technology to give viewers s...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
To celebrate Thursday’s 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service, Google has launched “The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks,” an interactive on-demand documentary that utilizes the latest 360-degree video technology to give viewers s...
By Sarah Begley, August 24, 2016
This story originally appeared on time.com. Scientists have discovered a planet in the star system next door that may have certain similarities to Earth. The planet orbits the star Proxima Centauri, and while it is much closer to the star (...
By Amy Schellenbaum, August 24, 2016
If you’re looking for a weekend getaway in L.A. that doesn’t involve long afternoons stranded on the 405, look southwest of Downtown to a slice of paradise known as the South Bay. In Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach, the vibes are...
By Amy Schellenbaum, August 24, 2016
If you’re looking for a weekend getaway in L.A. that doesn’t involve long afternoons stranded on the 405, look southwest of Downtown to a slice of paradise known as the South Bay. In Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach, the vibes are...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
You can spend your entire life exploring Boston, one of New England’s most charming waterfront cities. But thanks to its compact—and completely walkable—downtown, it’s easy to see the highlights in a long weekend. This historic city has been reinv...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
You can spend your entire life exploring Boston, one of New England’s most charming waterfront cities. But thanks to its compact—and completely walkable—downtown, it’s easy to see the highlights in a long weekend. This historic city has been reinv...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
When airplanes safely hit the tarmac after a long flight, some people applaud the plane’s pilot, but most people don’t give a second thought to the plane’s tires. Wired took a close look at the science behind airplane tires, and the fact that the...
By Tom Austin, August 24, 2016
Tourists typically cling to the clichéd surf, sun, and bake routine of Miami Beach hotel life, but the pedestrian-friendly downtown Miami is locals-rule turf, full of authentic, only-in-Miami experiences.Here’s the perfect three-day itinerary for ...
By Tom Austin, August 24, 2016
Tourists typically cling to the clichéd surf, sun, and bake routine of Miami Beach hotel life, but the pedestrian-friendly downtown Miami is locals-rule turf, full of authentic, only-in-Miami experiences.Here’s the perfect three-day itinerary for ...
By Erika Owen, August 24, 2016
We all use it (or should be): sunscreen. It helps prevent painful sunburns by protecting our skin from the sun's harmful rays. At its most basic, sunscreen is a lotion or cream we rub all over our bodies to prepare for an afternoon of sun. What...
By Erika Owen, August 24, 2016
There's a good chance that Aspen-Pitkin Airport in Colorado has some of the most unique trash cans in the world. Given the state's pro-marijuana legislation, there are a lot of people traveling within state borders with pot in their pockets (or i...
By Erika Owen, August 24, 2016
There's a good chance that Aspen-Pitkin Airport in Colorado has some of the most unique trash cans in the world. Given the state's pro-marijuana legislation, there are a lot of people traveling within state borders with pot in their pockets (or i...
By Andrea Bennett, August 24, 2016
It takes virtually no effort to burn out after a single day in Las Vegas, where extravagance isn’t an extra—it’s expected! Pace your perfect three-day trip with a balance of indulgence and recovery, and you won’t feel like the Toxic Avenger on you...
By Andrea Bennett, August 24, 2016
It takes virtually no effort to burn out after a single day in Las Vegas, where extravagance isn’t an extra—it’s expected! Pace your perfect three-day trip with a balance of indulgence and recovery, and you won’t feel like the Toxic Avenger on you...
By Lindsey Campbell, August 24, 2016
Navigating New York City’s Central Park is no easy task. The 843-acre park can pull you in to its many pathways and sections with seemingly no way out. But, the park’s lampposts hold the key to any visitor’s escape. On the base of all 1,600 of the...
By Erika Owen, August 24, 2016
The scent of sunscreen may remind you of sunny days spent at the beach, not the wafting fried chicken smell of a KFC. Unless it's fried chicken-scented sunscreen, which is now—unfortunately—a thing. The fast food chain introduced a sunscreen...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
White Desert’s Whichaway Camp, a boutique hotel with six specialized pods in the Dronning Maud Land region in Antarctica, sits tucked away in a remote terrain hosting a stunning scenery of ice waves and frozen lakes. The hotel, which only opera...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
White Desert’s Whichaway Camp, a boutique hotel with six specialized pods in the Dronning Maud Land region in Antarctica, sits tucked away in a remote terrain hosting a stunning scenery of ice waves and frozen lakes. The hotel, which only opera...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
White Desert’s Whichaway Camp, a boutique hotel with six specialized pods in the Dronning Maud Land region in Antarctica, sits tucked away in a remote terrain hosting a stunning scenery of ice waves and frozen lakes. The hotel, which only opera...
By N/A, August 24, 2016
White Desert’s Whichaway Camp, a boutique hotel with six specialized pods in the Dronning Maud Land region in Antarctica, sits tucked away in a remote terrain hosting a stunning scenery of ice waves and frozen lakes. The hotel, which only opera...

Previous Years