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7 of the world's coolest commutes

7 of the world's coolest commutes

Is there any struggle more universally dreaded than the daily commute? Not if you use one of these public transit systems
World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views
Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Melodramatic or pragmatic? Both, apparently. How a simple stick is tearing the world apart
Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

Qantas cracks down on badly dressed lounge visitors

The Aussie airline says customers may be refused lounge entry if they fail to meet the "smart casual" dress guidelines
Bleep blorp: New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots

Bleep blorp: New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots

Huis Ten Bosch theme park plans to introduce a cost-saving hotel run by porter-bots and reception-bots
'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

Aimed at easing the nerves of fearful fliers, the app uses crash stats and airline data to demonstrate how safe flying really is
Winter photography: How to capture snow like a pro

Winter photography: How to capture snow like a pro

Is all that white throwing off your exposure? A pro Nikon phographer lets us in on some tips on how to take stunning winter photos
The incredible new world of airports

The incredible new world of airports

Lots of construction and upgrades are scheduled for 2015, with exciting developments for travelers
Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Recent deadly mountain incidents have created concern about climate change in Nepal
Geek chic: Wearable technology hits the road in 2015

Geek chic: Wearable technology hits the road in 2015

With smart shirts and smart earplugs, travel tech is moving from our phones and tablets to wearable technology in 2015
15 cool gifts for travelers

15 cool gifts for travelers

Journals, luggage tags, Panama hats? Yawn. We've got a selection of gifts travelers will actually use