13 places to visit in August for every type of traveler

Jenny Cheng/Business Insider The best places to visit in August are already on savvy travelers’ lists. Business Insider looked at airfare trends, climate data, and peak travel times to find the best places to visit in August 2018. They include tropical paradises in the Caribbean and Malaysia, a fudge festival in Michigan, and a Buddhist celebration in […]

6 hacks for waiting in line at Disney World

Kim Renfro/INSIDER Planning a Disney World vacation is fun, but actually going on the trip? Even better. Unfortunately, there are a few things that can make your trip a little less than a dream come true, like dealing with crowds, hot temperatures, and of course, waiting in line. Even though waiting in line for at […]

This home-building robot can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour — and construct a home quicker than a human

Fastbrick Robotics An Australian robotics company has created a robotic arm, called the Hadrian X, that can lay 1,000-plus bricks per hour. The company claims that the bot can complete the shell of a home in two days. By reducing the labor cost of masonry, the robot could disrupt the multi-trillion-dollar global construction market. A […]

I’m a news junkie who ignored everything going on in the world for a week — here’s what happened

Dean Drobot/Shutterstock I’m a news junkie who decided to pay no attention to current events for a week. The logistics of unplugging from the news cycle are more complex than you might think. I thought it would feel like a vacation, but it turned out to be much more difficult to complete my assignment than I anticipated. In […]

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