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40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

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Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to truly experience all of it. Most of us will probably never see everything that the world has to offer us, but it’s worth a shot! Here are 40 incredible places […]

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8 Ways To ‘Travel’ When You’re Stuck At Home For The Summer

For 99.99 percent of the population, more time is spent “not” traveling than actually traveling, although quite possibly 100 percent of the time is spent thinkingabout traveling. Traveling is normally associated with taking long-haul trips and covering far distances, particularly for Aussies, where an 8-hour flight is a “short” trip. But travel can also happen […]

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Twitterature: 14 Connected Authors Worth Your Follow

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Twitter Authors 1. Anthony Bourdain On Travel Channel’s No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain is brash, opinionated, foul-mouthed and memorable. On Twitter, as @Bourdain, his personality is prominent — much like in his memoir, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, which is being reissued in October.Bourdain’s frequent tweets shed insight into his daily life and adventures […]

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Does Sunscreen Harm Coral Reefs?

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Image: Mashable Soaking up the sun is fun, but dealing with lobster-red sunburns isn’t. Before you break out the swimwear and hit the beach this summer, you may find yourself with sunburn- and sunscreen-related concerns. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. Yahoo has released the top questions its users have been searching for when it […]

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Next Up in MashableReads: ‘The UnAmericans’ by Molly Antopol

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Image: Mashable, Will Fenstermaker Our next selection for the MashableReads social book club is Molly Antopol‘s The UnAmericans. Molly Antopol, recently named one of The National Book Foundation’s top “5 Under 35” authors, makes her short story debut with her collection The UnAmericans. The collection follows a multiplicity of voices ranging from a teenager coming […]

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Nanotech Gloves Heat Hands to Ideal Temperature

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It’s difficult to keep your hands toasty in cold weather, even when you’re wearing Thinsulate-lined everything. We take gloves on-and-off, making it more challenging to keep our hands warm on cold days or when we’re skiing the slopes. But there are some pricey high-tech gloves that fit the bill — using sensors to detect when […]

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This Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend With A Worldwide Scavenger Hunt

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Twenty-three days, four countries, and one adorable couple. 1. Brett Arnold, 30, and Amy Linville, 28, have been together eight years and love to travel. And when Arnold, a project manager, decided to propose to Linville, an instructional designer at a college, he went all out. Like ALL OUT, all out. View this image › […]

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Travel Photos Instantly Get Better When You Add Dinosaurs To The Mix

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You know what’s the worst? Looking through people’s vacation photos. It’s totally great to document trips, but the resulting pictures are usually best left for our own consumption. Unless you also happen to have a few dinosaur toys on hand, that is. The photo collection that this Redditor just posted has officially changed the vacation […]

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Experience Armageddon in Sneak Peek at ‘xkcd’ Author’s New Book

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Let’s all just be glad that Earth keeps rotating. In his new book, What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Situations, xkcd author Randall Munroe illustrates some of life’s most bizarre questions and conundrums. Munroe recently joined Mashable‘s social book club MashableReads with the #WhatIfChallenge, and is encouraging readers to submit their own one-panel […]

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Step One Foot In Any Of These 29 Places And Your Life Will Never Be The Same. Wow.

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All over our country, there are natural wonders just waiting to be discovered. You don’t have to travel to far and distant lands to be overwhelmed by natural beauty. There are some things in America that you simply need to see before you die. These 29 cool places are just the start of that list. […]

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The Digerati: 7 Profiles of Successful Entrepreneurs

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In the Day in the Life Series, Mashable hand-picked seven successful tech entrepreneurs to follow for a day. We wanted to know what their routine is like, what they eat for lunch, how much time they spend in meetings, who they seek out for advice and what keeps them going day after day on little […]

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Libratone’s Zipp Portable Speaker Looks Small, But Sounds Big [EARS-ON]

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Libratone Zipp Small But Powerful Using a “FullRoom technology” that disperses sound in 360-degrees surrounding the speaker, you get the same experience listening to tunes on one side as you do on the other, and are literally surrounded with sound. There’s no “sweet spot” with the Zipp like you find with other speakers on the […]

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25 Things That Will Make You Want To Visit Greenland

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If you asked someone what they know about Greenland, most people just say it is a damn cold country somewhere up in the north. In fact, Greenland is an amazing country boasting breathtaking natural beauties, numerous interesting primacies and a reputation of adventurers´ paradise. Occupying a total area of well over 2 million square kilometers […]

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5 Business Travel Problems and Their Tech Solutions

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Michael Murphy is senior vice president of Cambria Suites and Ascend Collection for Choice Hotels International. Follow him at @ChoiceMurph. Although business travel is on the rise again, companies are expecting employees to wring even greater efficiency and productivity from their business trips. Unfortunately, even the most seasoned road warrior can run into hurdles when […]

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Mashable Weekend Recap: 67 Stories You Might Have Missed

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The fallout from Apple’s Maps debacle was among the top headlines this past weekend. Mashable brought you those stories, as well as other tech and social media news while you were out of the office. Our staff kept tabs on all the latest happenings, so don’t worry if you missed a few articles. Check out […]

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41 Places To See Before You Die (Part II)

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No matter how advanced our cities and technology is, eventually we get tired of all the noise, stress and crowd of the city and want to be in the nature. Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our […]

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Traveler Records His Amazing Emirates Airlines A380 First Class Flight From Bangkok To Hong Kong

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Most people despise traveling, but if you have the cash, it can be an extremely pleasurable experience.  On April 30, 2011 Volterrific treated himself to a First Class Suite on Emirates Airlines A380 Super Jumbo from Bangkok to Hong Kong and vlogged his experiance. The newest, biggest, and arguably most advanded airliner in the world. So first class of the […]

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8 Places You Need To Immediately Add To Your Bucket List

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Adventure awaits. View this image › 1. The Azores Islands, Portugal Why You Should Go: These nine breathtaking islands in the middle of the Atlantic host thousands of tourists every year who flock there for the sun, sand, and mountain scenery. This volcanic archipelago also has several carnival celebrations and real-life bullfighting. View this image […]

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This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere

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The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months. 1. Two years ago Romania-based photographer Mihaela Noroc decided she needed a change in her life. View this image › Mihaela Noroc / Via theatlasofbeauty.com Havana, Cuba 2. “I had jobs that […]

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Considering a Digital Detox? Just Google “Nature” Instead

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The Scottish Highlands.Image: Flickr, larsjuh This year some people might consider the idea of a digital detox vacation. Perhaps a trip to the Scottish Highlands, where communities deprived of decent broadband are wondering whether to market themselves as digital-free destinations in an attempt to flip a lack of poor reception into “meaningful and emotional experiences”. […]

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