The world’s most popular video game chat app is now worth more than $2 billion, as it gears up to take on the makers of ‘Fortnite’

Discord Discord is the world’s largest chat platform for gaming, with more than 200 million users. The company is now valued at more than $ 2 billion after raising $ 150 million in a new round of funding. It was last valued at $ 1.65 billion as recently as this summer.  Recently, Discord’s ambitions have […]

St. Petersburg ranks as world’s best cultural destination … for 3rd year in a row!

Russia’s northern capital, Saint Petersburg, has been named the world’s leading cultural city destination for the third consecutive year. The award is traditionally handed out by the World Travel Awards (WTA). Saint Petersburg, that once again justified its rank as the Russian cultural capital, triumphed over Beijing, London, New York City, Paris, the Ecuadorian capital […]

Newfoundland, home of the world’s biggest iceberg parade

Andrew Eames December 7, 2018 Share this article Picture a scene where hundreds of bergs, some thousands of years old, are floating along the sea in an eye-catching ‘parade’. Andrew Eames heads to Iceberg Alley. So here’s a riddle for the well-traveled … What’s bigger than a multi-story car park, calves ‘growlers’, sinks ships, and […]

A luxury resort in the middle of the jungle in Bali was voted as having the world’s ‘most stunning views’ and the view from the pool shows why

Hanging Gardens of Bali The Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious resort in the middle of the jungle in Bali. It has 44 villas, a twin-tiered pool, and was just named as having “the most stunning views” in the 2018 Boutique Hotel Awards. But the views will cost you: A stay at the hotel ranges from […]

No Man's Sky Vision update PATCH NOTES: Strange new worlds added with update 1.75

No Man’s Sky has been given a big new update today, as Hello Games introduces the Visions patch to PC and consoles. According to the patch notes, update 1.75 adds new planetary biomes, which are said to create a “weirder, more diverse universe to explore”. Bizarre new creatures can be found on anomalous planets, while new […]

I Just Took My First-Ever Cruise on the World’s Largest Ship — Here’s What I Learned

I Just Took My First-Ever Cruise on the World’s Largest Ship — Here’s What I Learned Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in […]

Taste the World’s Grossest Cuisines at This Disgusting New Museum

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Canadian Shallon Olsen earns silver at gymnastics worlds

Shallon Olsen captured Canada's first medal of the world gymnastics championships on Friday in in Doha, Qatar. The 18-year-old from Surrey, B.C. earned a silver medal in the vault final.  American star Simone Biles made more history by winning gold on Friday, becoming the first gymnast to capture 13 world titles. On Thursday, Biles became the first […]

2018 iPad Pro hands-on: Improving on the world’s best tablet

Valentina Palladino Apple already had the best tablet on the market with the iPad Pro, but for the company’s target audience of creative and tech-y professionals and hobbyists, that wasn’t always enough. Even the iPad “Pro” had limitations that made it hard to see it as a true laptop replacement. So, Apple has introduced new […]

China is about to open the world’s longest sea bridge. It cost $20 billion and is 20 times as long as the Golden Gate Bridge.

Bobby Yip/Reuters After nine years of construction and controversy, China is set to officially unveil the world’s longest sea bridge on Tuesday at a ceremony in Hong Kong. At more than 34 miles long, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a master plan to create a global science and technology hub by connecting two […]