December 2016

By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on FWx.com.  Step aside, Franzia. Boxed Fireball Whisky – aka Firebox (clever!) – is now a thing. And it's here just in time to get you liquored up for the holidays. Related: McDonald's Is Getting Very Serious ...
By Erika Owen, December 6, 2016
In true KFC fashion, the fast food fried chicken chain recently took to social media to share their most recent creation: a KFC-themed candle, according to USA TODAY. You—quite unfortunately—can't buy one of these poultry-scented candles for yo...
By Lindsey Campbell, December 6, 2016
Most people dream going to college and snagging an awesome paying job that lets you travel world, but the reality is, most people graduate with little to no job at all. However, at these 11 public colleges grads do make 6 figures. [Money] Waiti...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.  President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday demanded that the U.S. Air Force cancel its Air Force One contract with Boeing, claiming that “costs are out of control.” Trump’s tweet claimed the cost ...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on FWx.com.  An all-day breakfast menu was an obvious home run for the world's most popular fast food chain, but its departure into the land of fried cheese curds, mini Big Macs and now, waffle fries, has left us ...
By Brad Tuttle, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Money.com.  For the past two years, gas prices plummeted during the holiday shopping season. The national average for a gallon of regular was $3 around Halloween 2014, and then dropped to $2.20 by the start of ...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com.  Although smartphones have become slimmer, more powerful, and better at taking photos over the years, they never seem to last long enough on a single charge. If you frequently find yourself searching ...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com.  Thanks to apps like Facebook Messenger and Skype, it’s possible to call nearly anyone regardless of whether or not you have a carrier plan or even know the recipient’s phone number. But an increas...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com.  The Jeff Bezos playbook works something like this: sketch out a big, audacious goal in a fledgling market, launch with a modest yet fine-tuned project and build incrementally over many years until yo...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
Sun and sand are only a quick flight away from cloudy and cold December weather in the continuous 48. JetBlue is offering deals to Bermuda, the Caribbean, and Mexico—with one-way flights as low as $30—as part of their 12-day promotional event “A D...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
Sun and sand are only a quick flight away from cloudy and cold December weather in the continuous 48. JetBlue is offering deals to Bermuda, the Caribbean, and Mexico—with one-way flights as low as $30—as part of their 12-day promotional event “A D...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Spoonuniversity.com.  Have you ever wanted to get a sneak peek into the lives of your favorite chefs on TV? Eating like them in their hometown is even better than seeing what and where they eat. Giada De Lauren...
By Brad Tuttle, December 6, 2016
This story originally appeared on Money.com.  The cost of Christmas trees is up this year around the country, mostly due to tree shortages caused by drought. But the unusually dry climate in 2016 doesn’t come close to explaining how expensive s...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
Ahead of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” hitting theaters December 16, Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, has announced several new Star Wars experiences for visitors coming later this month, some of which are inspired by the upcoming ...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
Fear not, stressed-out travelers: LiLou the therapy pig is here. The San Francisco Airport (SFO) introduced its very first therapy pig Monday, as part of its “Wag Brigade,” a project that employs therapy animals to soothe passengers in the airp...
By N/A, December 6, 2016
Fear not, stressed-out travelers: LiLou the therapy pig is here. The San Francisco Airport (SFO) introduced its very first therapy pig Monday, as part of its “Wag Brigade,” a project that employs therapy animals to soothe passengers in the airp...
By Erika Owen, December 5, 2016
New York City is known around the world for its property costs—apartments can cost more than college tuition payments and owning a building is a pipe dream for many. But hidden among some of the most expensive apartments you'll ever see is a quirk...
By Erika Owen, December 5, 2016
New York City is known around the world for its property costs—apartments can cost more than college tuition payments and owning a building is a pipe dream for many. But hidden among some of the most expensive apartments you'll ever see is a quirk...
By Lindsey Campbell, December 5, 2016
If you’re the type that pops out of bed at 5 a.m. you’re likely also one to fall asleep before midnight. You’re also likely to have a friend or family member who couldn’t fathom that as their sleep schedule. Turns out, different sleep patterns can...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
Mount Rainier is “the heart of the people of the pacific northwest,” claims Kathy Steichen, chief of interpretation and education for Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state. The 35-year National Park Service veteran started her career her...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
Santa is less than 20 days away from his epic delivery night. While the big man up North is busy making last-minute preparations, kids around the world can use Google’s Santa Tracker to count down until December 25. For the past 12 years, Go...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
After years of weighing down the city’s bridges, love locks in Paris will get a second life helping refugees in the area. City officials announced last week that they will auction off love locks sitting in storage and donate the proceeds to be...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.  Itchy rash? Headaches? Hives? There’s something in the air at American, and it looks like the new uniforms may be to blame. More than 1,600 American Airlines staff have registered a gambit of c...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on FWx.com.  Related: Drinks From the latest craft beer to best new cocktail bars. After news of a Hot Baked Apple latte and Baked Apple Frappuccino broke, we felt all kinds of excited, elated and even jolly. T...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t. This one ability—or lack thereof—can make a literal world of difference, particularly for flights any longer than six hours. It’s a matter of l...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t. This one ability—or lack thereof—can make a literal world of difference, particularly for flights any longer than six hours. It’s a matter of l...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t. This one ability—or lack thereof—can make a literal world of difference, particularly for flights any longer than six hours. It’s a matter of l...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t. This one ability—or lack thereof—can make a literal world of difference, particularly for flights any longer than six hours. It’s a matter of l...
By Erika Owen, December 5, 2016
A pregnant woman flying aboard Southwest from Philadelphia to Orlando gave birth to a baby boy mid-flight on Sunday. The airplane made an emergency landing in Charleston around 4:30pm—about one-and-a-half hours after the flight took off from Ph...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
A new flight search engine launched Monday with the intent of helping travelers find multi-day stopovers at no additional charge. The search engine, Airwander, allows users to input their departure airport and final destination. Users can then ...
By Melanie Lieberman, December 5, 2016
The twelve days of Christmas have officially arrived, with the launch of JetBlue’s A December to Adventure campaign. Every day until December 16, JetBlue is getting into the holiday travel spirit by revealing an amazing flight deal at 1:00 p.m. ES...
By Melanie Lieberman, December 5, 2016
The twelve days of Christmas have officially arrived, with the launch of JetBlue’s A December to Adventure campaign. Every day until December 16, JetBlue is getting into the holiday travel spirit by revealing an amazing flight deal at 1:00 p.m. ES...
By Erika Owen, December 5, 2016
The world's glacial ice is constantly on the move. Researchers flying above the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica on November 10 captured an image that shows the progressive break of the massive ice block. NASA shared that there will eventually ...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
For those who like the idea of sleeping outdoors but hate roughing it, a luxury treehouse has opened in England to serve your exact needs. The Woodman’s Treehouse in Dorset is a two-story suite nestled into a canopy of oak trees that opened to v...
By David Morris, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.  If you care about technology, the future, and human progress, get ready to maybe cry a little bit. On Friday, Tesla released new video showing a fully-autonomous vehicle navigating a hectic urban ...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Realsimple.com.  You’ve probably heard about the health benefits of practicing gratitude—how it can boost your mood, help you treat others better, improve physical health, and keep stress and fear at bay. Now, ...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
The Ultra-Premium Hideout Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3 Getting In Free to first-class fliers and Etihad Guest Platinum members and their guests. What's New Modeled on a private memb...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
The Ultra-Premium Hideout Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3 Getting In Free to first-class fliers and Etihad Guest Platinum members and their guests. What's New Modeled on a private memb...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
The Ultra-Premium Hideout Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3 Getting In Free to first-class fliers and Etihad Guest Platinum members and their guests. What's New Modeled on a private memb...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
The Ultra-Premium Hideout Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3 Getting In Free to first-class fliers and Etihad Guest Platinum members and their guests. What's New Modeled on a private memb...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.  When busy people go on vacation, they're often looking to put their feet up, catch up on sleep, and just generally enjoy being somewhere else for a spell.  Related: This is Amazon's gro...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
A new update to Uber allows the ride-hailing app to track your location after your trip is finished. Uber previously only tracked GPS location when a ride was in the foreground. Now, the app collects background data to see users' location when ...
By Brad Tuttle, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Money.com.  A few short months after a mad rush by airlines to blanket Cuba with flights from the U.S., the number of departures is being scaled back due to weak demand. What’s more, prices for the Cuba flights...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.  If you shop online, you know how retailers ask for extra credit card information such as a security code to reduce the risk of fraud. In the case of Visa, however, it turns out there’s a way for h...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
Airlines are adding extra fees for many services that used to be included in the price of an airfare, and one senator has had enough. United Airlines' upcoming “Basic Economy” fares, announced last month, offer flight service without the use of...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.  While you might think that there is no wrong way of eating Toblerone — whether it's nibbling at it, biting off a piece, or inhaling it whole — there's certainly an easier way to breaking off...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
Some cities are made for cinema: New York, Paris and—as seen in the season finale of “Parts Unknown”—Rome. “Is it possible to look at Rome in a non-cinematic way?” Anthony Bourdain asked Asia Argento, an Italian filmmaker who comes from a l...
By N/A, December 5, 2016
Google introduced a new safety app on Monday that allows your closest friends and family members to see your location, even when your phone is offline. The app, called Trusted Contacts, is intended to “help you feel safe and give your friends a...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Nora Walsh, December 2, 2016
Southern Patagonia, which stretches across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world with its storied peaks carved by age-old glaciers and spellbinding landscapes. Here, in the countries' national pa...
By Lindsey Campbell, December 2, 2016
If you love travel as much as we do, you’ve probably dreamt of the day you no longer have to work and can see the world. Well, unless you figure out how to get paid for your travels, retirement couldn’t come soon enough. But just how old do you ne...

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