If you're planning on hitting the beach this summer, take a look at this handy guide before you dive into the water so you know how to escape a deadly rip current. It might just save your life.
A professor at the University of Waterloo created an interactive map with 49,603 historic points of interest. It's meant to be a research project, but it's actually a pretty fun tool for browsing sites and planning travel.
Web/iOS: Travel planning apps are nothing new, but Pana has a couple of additional features that set it apart. For one, you can easily collaborate itineraries with other travellers. Even better, though, the app will automatically check you into US flights to save some time, with Australian check-ins coming soon.
Ants love the messes that are associated with outdoor meals, so there's always an anthill near every picnic area. If you want to keep them from crawling on your seat and into your food, you can make some mini ant moats with pie tins.
Lost luggage is a traveller's nightmare, but some airlines are better than others at keeping track of your bags. If you're travelling to the US this holiday season, we've got your back. Based on data from the Department of Transportation, here are the airlines most (and least) likely to lose your luggage.
"Is Macca's open on Christmas and Boxing Day?" This is a question more Aussies ask themselves than you might think. While nothing beats ham, turkey and prawns on Christmas Day, there are various reasons you might need a sneaky Macca's fix. Some motorists require a quick breakfast while driving to their family's house, while others find themselves inexplicably hungry after indulging in a blowout Christmas lunch.
Well, the good news is that there will be plenty of McDonald's stores offering piping hot Big Macs on December 25 and 26 - you can find the nearest available outlet to your location here.
Android: Google Assistant comes with more fun features than its previous counterpart. This year, Google's bringing that same approach to holiday fun. Now you can ask Google where Santa is, or play a virtual dreidel game.
It is becoming increasingly difficult for so-called climate deniers to maintain weather patterns aren't changing significantly to the detriment of the world. In 2016, extreme weather events flew thick and fast, with records being broken for heat temperatures and low sea ice extents. This infographic looks at some of the key extreme weather events of 2016 and the extent to which climate change can be blamed.
Super Mario Run is finally available on iOS and it's actually pretty good! Problem is, you can't play it offline. If you're hoping to nab some coins while you're travelling and have no internet connection, this is the only way to play a little so far.