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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN

Here are the top luxury destinations of 2017

Most popular luxury destinations 2017

Paris, the global hub of art, fashion and culture, is the most popular destination for luxury travellers in 2017. A recent survey by luxury travel website, LuxuryHotelsGuides.com has found. The survey is sourced on data from over 3 million visitors in 2017 (see methodology). Dubai, New York, London and Singapore round out the top 5 destinations for luxury travellers according to the survey. Besides Dubai, another city in ...

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Survey: Americans willing to give up sex, sleep, cell phones to enjoy unforgettable experience

Helicopter ride experience

A survey released Tuesday showed that 95 million Americans would prefer to receive an experience from a loved one over nearly all forms of holiday presents, including gift certificates. And, according to the report, they’d make some interesting sacrifices for such a gift. The survey was conducted for ifOnly, a marketplace for unique experiences, between November 16, 2017, and November 20, 2017, with 1,030 representative ...

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FBI: How to protect yourself when shopping online

online shopping

Why do online shoppers have to take special precautions? The Internet offers convenience not available from other shopping outlets. From the comfort of your home, you can search for items from multiple vendors, compare prices with a few mouse clicks, and make purchases without waiting in line. However, the Internet is also convenient for attackers, giving them multiple ways to ...

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Cheetos popcorn (oh, and Star Wars) hits theaters today

If the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi wasn’t enough to get you to a theater this weekend, perhaps Regal Cinemas brings Frito-Lay’s famous dangerously cheesy flavor to everyone’s favorite movie snack. The theater chain is making Cheetos Popcorn, featuring Cheetos-flavored popcorn mixed with Crunchy Cheetos, will debut December 15 at participating Regal Cinemas nationwide, available Friday nationwide after a limited availability offering earlier ...

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Survey discovers our unexpected eating habits

Today, Uber Eats, Uber’s standalone meal delivery app, released findings from its first-ever “How America Eats” survey, capturing surprising data and trends from US adults across generations and regions. The survey reveals Americans’ changing — and unexpected — eating habits, food preferences and dislikes, guilt-inducing delivery attitudes, and more. Some key takeaways include: Brunch is Dying: What was once the ...

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Watch: How to Use Amazon Prime for Charity

Using Amazon Prime for Good

Amazon’s Prime service allows free delivery of items with expedited service and Youtuber Rob Bliss posted a video showing just how Amazon might be used for charity. While Rob’s title is a bit confusing, the video explains it well. Amazon’s “Prime Now” service is a 1-2 hour delivery service and would make sense for getting items to people who move around ...

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Survey: Four Festive Candy Facts about the Holidays

The winter holidays are filled with family traditions, often with chocolate and candy as the centerpiece of the fun. This December, the National Confectioners Association is sharing four festive facts about the most wonderful season of all. “The winter holidays are a special time in the candy industry,” said NCA President and CEO John Downs. “From hanging candy canes on the ...

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Watch: Ready Player One [trailer]

Ready Player One - trailer

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by ...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi reaction ‘Best Star Wars Ever’

Star Wars - The Last Jedi poster

The eighth installment of most successful movie series ever, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, held its premiere Saturday night. The stars strolled down the red carpet, talked to reporters and then watched the film. The reactions of those that were lucky enough to see it will make you wish you’d been there. There are NO spoilers in this article. You all have ...

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The Christmas Video You’ve Been Waiting For: Becky Kelley – Where’s the Line to See Jesus

Becky Kelly - Where is the Line to See Jesus

Becky Kelly’s amazing voice is only surpassed by the awesome message in the song. While everyone is rushing around in the spirit of Christmas, who’s actually stopping to honor it? Merry Christmas to all our readers and I hope you find some time to honor the Lord in your busy schedules.

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The New Trailer for Alita: Battle Angel is kinda’ creepy

Battle Angel Trailer

I’m not a fan of anime or graphic novels and that could be why I found the new Alita: Battle Angel trailer a bit creepy. Producer James Cameron has successfully joined CGI and live action in his films (Avatar), but Alita just comes off as unreal – almost cartoonish – in this one. The cast and high-powered directorial/producer credits should make ...

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Weekend Nom Nom: Gingerbread Waffles – Perfect for the Season

Gingerbread Waffles

Laura Vitale, from the Youtube series “Laura in the Kitchen”, shows how to make a delicious seasonal breakfast treat – gingerbread waffles. Don’t have a Belgian waffle maker? Check below for the Oster model that Laura uses and some alternatives. Laura is using the Oster 1-1/2″ Thick Belgian Flip Waffle Maker in brushed stainless. It’s a very affordable, high-quality utensil ...

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The New trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks AMAZING!

Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom Trailer

Universal Pictures released the first full trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this week. The story, action and special effects look first rate. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jeff Goldblum return to give the story continuity and the feel of a solid sequel. It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out ...

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