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Taking Our Minds on Vacation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Nowhere is there a more idyllic spot, a vacation home more private and peaceful, than in one's mind, especially when it is furnished in such a wa...

3 Magical Greek Islands That Tourists Don't Know About

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I find myself immediately in the island's lull, falling into its idle routine. Its alchemy is restorative, cathartic, elemental--swimming every day in the sea, driving through the amber pastures of arid farmlands, eating the same simple Greek dishes you find at every little taverna.

10 Warm Places You Could Fly For Cheap RIGHT NOW

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For New Yorkers in need of an instant escape from a cold, hard winter, we used Kayak's handy "Explore" tool to search for cheap flights out of the city this month to destinations where the temperature is in the 80s right now.

The 'Indiana Jones' Film Locations You Can Still Visit Today

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Harrison Ford has portrayed many famous movie characters, but perhaps the most iconic is Indiana Jones. With rumors that Chris Pratt is being groomed as Ford's replacement in a reboot, we're taking a look at the original series' most exotic filming locations, which you can still travel to today.

President Obama: Protect Bristol Bay, Stop the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA's comprehensive Bristol Bay watershed assessment needs to be completed and issued in final as soon as possible, and EPA must then proceed promptly to protect the region under its federal Clean Water Act authority.

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

Google Feature To Let You See Through Walls

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

TechCrunch reports that Marissa Mayer, Google VP of Location and Local Services, told a crowd at the Social Loco social networking conference that Goo...

Lose Your Privacy

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aaron Shapiro

A transparent society delivers levels of information and service that were never before possible and are highly desirable. The price is a loss of privacy.

Glympse Lets Friends Track You Even When You're Driving

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

A lot has been said about Facebook's new Places service but it's far from the first geo-location service for smartphones.

Facebook's Places And The Private Spaces In Between

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

I'm in the pragmatic optimist camp - happy to see technology's progress. However, we need to remain vigilant and wary of how private companies gather and aggregate our private thoughts and actions.

Twitter Goes After Foursquare

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Twitter now easily integrates with Four Square; the company also just announced Twitter Places, its own location-based service. Why check in, when you can just tweet and let your followers see where you are? 



Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...