Alex Shevalev

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Canadian convicted of terrorism in U.S. asks for 2nd chance

A Canadian who was convicted of plotting a terror attack targeting Times Square and the subway system in New York City is asking a judge for a second …

New York City

U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their biggest gain in nearly four years, boosting prospects of an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve next month.<p>A shopper passes a "Sale" sign at Quincy Market in downtown in …

Stunning time-lapse captures the seasons of Norway

Norway is an amazing place and this time-lapse by Morten Rustad definitely does the region justice. Morten says that he travelled some 20,000km, took …

Time-lapse Photography

Bitcoin is busting out

Bitcoin rallied 3.7% on Tuesday as the Trump team exchanged barbs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the weakness of the euro, closing the day near $955 a coin. Tuesday's gains have carried over into Wednesday's session with the cryptocurrency up close to 1% near $972.<p>Bitcoin has had a wild …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other to See If They're ‘the One’

“If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world.” - Bill Murray<p>Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to …

30 gifts for people who are obsessed with their kitchen

We all know someone who <i>loves</i> their kitchen.<p>And why not - comfortable, functional, filled with <i>food -</i> a good kitchen can easily be the best room in any …

A Comforting “Warrior Loaf” Recipe Created to Combat the Post-Election Blues

bread<p>When life gave her Trump as POTUS-elect, My Lavender Blues blogger and ’grammer Julia Calleo countered with her Warrior Loaf. This sausage-, leek-, and chestnut-stuffed bread is a culinary invention that came about quite by accident when Calleo, in a total post-election funk, went to get her …

Scientists are trying to figure out what it feels like to die

My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents' Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic breast cancer. A month or two earlier, she'd been able to take the dog for daily walks in the mountains and travel to Australia with my father. …

How to Send a Secret Message With Techno at a Rave

The catch: You have to be a really good DJ.<p>Balearic techno, a style of dance music born on the tropical shores of Ibiza, is optimized for going out of your mind on the dance floor, oblivious to everything but the rhythm.<p>That could be why Polish cybersecurity researcher Krzysztof Szczypiorski saw …

Never go to sleep on an argument: new research proves the science behind the saying

Everyone knows you should never go to sleep on an argument, but a new study suggests the old adage might be just as important for a person’s health as their relationship.<p>Research from the United States has found links between how valued a partner feels in their relationship and the quality of their …

Scientists say smart people are more likely to stay up late and do drugs as adults

There's one group of people you should definitely include on your guest list: The geniuses.<p>When the rest of your friends start nodding off around midnight and declining another glass of wine (how rude), your super intelligent invitees will just be getting started.<p>According to a growing body of …

HERE IS HOW YOU CAN LOSE WEIGHT LIKE CRAZY IN A MONTH WITH THESE AMAZING SHAKES

Image resource: https://goo.gl/zkWkFF<p>Overweight and excessive weight could raise the risk of lots of health troubles, including heart problem, …

Efendi offers Vancouver a first taste of authentic Uyghur cuisine

The banquet-style dining room at Efendi Uyghur Restaurant is draped in red-silk tapestries, pink-satin slipcovers, long-necked lutes and portraits of ancient scholars that speak to the storied past of a repressed Turkic-Islamic ethnic group in the disputed Xinjiang region of China's far …

Research Suggests That These Words Say Everything About Your Personality

Studies indicate that the number of times you use specific words or phrases has a close link to your characteristic way of behaving, thinking and feeling.<p>What comes out of your mouth or through your keyboard can give others a pretty accurate clue about the kind of individual you are. Experts can …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Teens

22 Unreal Destinations That Will Make You Want to Take a Gap Year

If these places don't give you wanderlust, nothing will.<p>While heading from high school right into college is the typical path for most people, it's not always the right option for everyone. Live a little! A gap year can be the perfect opportunity to unwind from the stress of a hectic school …

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in drunk-driving wreck has fled with his mom, officials say

DALLAS — Authorities are investigating whether a teenager who killed four people in a 2013 drunken-driving wreck — and claimed as part of his defence …

The Wednesday Chef's Ultimate Christmas Cookie Platter

For Luisa Weiss, the blogger behind the Wednesday chef and author of My Berlin Kitchen, creating the perfect German 
cookie platter requires a …

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% preferable to a real life interpersonal interaction.<p>By: Perry …

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