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Save on 2015 Travel and French Kiss Up to 5 Times

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8 WAYS TO SAVE ON TRAVEL IN 2015: The Russian ruble is tanking (as of late December, a dollar will get you 94% more than it did a year ago). Here are some other countries where you would get at least 13% more cash for your cash if you arrived there right now: Argentina (31%), Chile (16%), Mongolia (15%), Israel (13%) and — yes — Sweden (16%) and Norway (21%).

It was also a bad year for the euro, which means right now is a good time to go to Europe: You would receive about 10% more for your dollar in countries from Portugal to Slovakia.

French Kisses: When You Greet a Friend, How Many Times Do You Kiss? (Bill Rankin, radicalcartography.net)

French Kisses: When You Greet a Friend, How Many Times Do You Kiss? (Bill Rankin, radicalcartography.net)

FRENCH KISS: Most French two or four kisses, with three kisses popular in the South. 18% of Corsica go for five kisses!

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The World This Week in 10 Photos

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The World This Week in 10 Photos (Washington Post)

Emily Herren takes a picture with her phone as she visits the Flower Fields, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. A longtime Southern California attraction, the April blooms of colorful Ranunculus flowers at this roadside farm are a springtime tradition. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

4/2/2014: Flower fields in CA (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Luci Hamlin and her husband Specialist Timothy Hamlin wait to get back to their home on base at  Fort Hood, Texas, April 2, 2014. Several people were killed and at least 14 injured on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another rampage in 2009, U.S. officials said. REUTERS/Austin American-Statesman/Deborah Cannon  (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. MANDATORY CREDIT

4/2/2014: Shooting at Ford Hood, TX (REUTERS/Austin American-Statesman/Deborah Cannon)

Residents walk to higher ground after a 7.6 magnitude quake, following Tuesday's earthquake and tsunami, in the northern port of Iquique April 2, 2014. There were no reports of casualties or damage to infrastructure after the powerful 7.6 magnitude quake that triggered a tsunami alert, Chile's Onemi emergency office told Reuters on Thursday. The quake struck off northern Chile late on Wednesday, prompting tsunami alerts and evacuations along the coast and in neighboring Peru.  Picture taken April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (CHILE - Tags: DISASTER)

4/2/2014: Earthquake in Chile (Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

A worker attaches the name tag of a Buddhist who made donation to a lantern for upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 6 at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

4/3/2014: Buddha’s Birthday in Korea (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Residents walk on a street during a sandstorm in Hami, northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region on April 3, 2014. Hami issued an "orange alert" for a sandstorm on April 3, warning residents to reduce outdoor activities and avoid dangerous jobs.   CHINA OUT     AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

4/3/2014: Sandstorm in China (AFP/Getty Images)