Stunning photos of 14 of the coolest luxury vacation rentals around the world, from an 18th-century Italian villa to a Swiss chalet with views of the Matterhorn

Courtesy of HomeAway For your next vacation, treat yourself luxuriously. We teamed up with HomeAway to find home rentals with some of the best luxury amenities around the world. From a villa in Spain with a helicopter landing pad to a home in Jamaica with a chef and butler, these luxury vacation rentals range from […]

Meet the woman who’s sailed the equivalent of eight laps around the world

She yearns to make a record, to prove to the world that she can accomplish this incredible feat. And after 10 straight hours of rowing on a foggy day in October, Ditton is just eight kilometers from her goal. She pushes on until she can row no more, and throws her sea anchor out to […]

Around a third of people think their governments are ‘hiding the truth’ about immigration — here’s why people believe conspiracy theories

Win McNamee/Getty Images About a third of people in countries like the US, UK, and France believe conspiracy theories about immigration. They think the government is lying to them about immigration figures. According to a new study, there’s an association between voting for Trump or Brexit and believing these theories. Voting this way is also […]

The 20 most visited cities around the world in 2018

Mapics/Shutterstock Mastercard has released its annual Global Destination Cities Index, which measures the rise and fall of travel to and within 162 cities around the world. The ranking measures visitor volume and spend to forecast the growth in visits to those cities in 2018. This year saw Bangkok retain the top spot from last year, […]

This $50 heated massager is the perfect antidote to carrying around a heavy backpack — it relieves my shoulder and back tension

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon I recently purchased the InvoSpa Shiatsu Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massager with Heat from Amazon for $ 50, and it is a game changer for anyone like me who struggles […]

Clinton bots more talkative & influential than Trump bots around 2016 debates, study finds

While the popular narrative blames Clinton’s 2016 electoral loss on (Russian) bots, they actually helped her chances, according to a new study finding pro-Clinton bots were more effective at influencing voters than pro-Trump ones. While there were almost twice as many pro-Trump bots in operation before the 2016 election, the pro-Clinton bots were much more […]

Piston Slap: JK-ing Around With LED Headlight Upgrades?

TTAC Commentator Anchorman33 writes: Sajeev, I’ve read with great interest your columns on aftermarket HID conversions for various cars that have composite headlights. I have a similar, related question that hopefully has enough daylight (pun intended) between those responses and this question that it’s worth your time to answer. I’ve recently married into a Jeep […]

Astonishing Images of Street Art from Around the World

He’s only known as “WD,” which stands for “Wild Drawing,” and the moniker is apt; WD has been creating memorable and eye-catching street art around the world since 2000, seeing opportunities and compositions in the corners, doorways, and blank walls of modern metropolises, and filling them. According to his website, the Indonesian artist currently lives […]