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Travel deals: Southwest nonstop airfare sale and $500 off Cuba packages

Land<p>More than 40 Hilton hotels in <b>New York City and New Jersey</b> are offering <b>half-off rates for Sunday stays</b> , plus other perks. For example, at the Millennium Hilton New York Downtown, pay $564 for a Friday and Saturday night stay in May and $144 for Sunday. Add $115 in taxes per night. The deal also …

The Best Charlotte, NC Travel Tips From Our Readers

“People are much more friendly and polite than they were in NYC,” says reader Jeebs, one of the biggest contributors to our thread of Charlotte, NC …

Passengers Have Found a Shocking New Way To Get Compensation From Airlines (Hint: It Involves Muscle)

This is new and it seems to be very effective.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p><i>Ask and you shall receive</i> isn't a popular motto with some airlines.<p>Some prefer to cock a deaf ear to passengers' complaints.<p>This can be especially …

How plant food is transforming what we eat - and cattle farmers are furious​ about it​

The US Cattlemen’s Association is not happy. Ranchers’ ire has been aroused by a raft of new companies that claim to be able to produce the perfect burger – without using meat.<p>Earlier this year, the association took its case to the US department of agriculture, filing a 15-page petition demanding …

Agriculture

Scientists say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what …

A new pill to treat HIV just got approved — and it could shake up a $22 billion market

The FDA just approved a new, once-a-day pill to treat HIV.<p>The pill, made by Gilead Sciences, contains bictegravir, along with emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide, two drugs that are considered the "backbone" of HIV treatments. Of the three treatments contained in the pill, bictegravir is the …

HIV

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

12 Low-Carb Lunches to Pack For Work

If you're looking to cut back on carbs, that daily sandwich at lunch is not going to fly. Finding new recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied …

You Can Buy $20 Flights to Cities All Across the U.S. Right Now

Travelers have one day only to purchase $20 flights with Frontier Airlines. The flash sale, which launched today and concludes tonight (or when seats …

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

According to Science, You Actually Can be Addicted to Travel

Apparently being a 'travel addict' is incredibly real, and it has been labelled by science as a mental disease. While that sentence is no doubt …

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

Cryptocurrency jobs are popping up like crazy — even for non-techies

A report released this month by Angel List indicates cryptocurrency jobs have risen by over 100 percent in the past six months. While Bitcoin value fluctuations may be testing investor confidence, the hiring market for blockchain-based technology remains overtly bullish.<p>Not only are more jobs …

The Republican zombie repeal and replace effort just died. Again.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maine Sen. Susan Collins' announcement Monday night that she would not vote for her party's last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare doomed Republican hopes of abolishing a law they spent eight years campaigning against. Senate Republican leaders acknowledged that defeat Tuesday …

Need a new password? Here are 306 million to avoid

If you're in the market for new, unique password, Troy Hunt has a trove of what you don't want.<p>Hunt, the security expert behind the Have I Been Pwned website, on Thursday released a searchable tool that contains 306 million previously compromised passwords. The tool's database of passwords, …

Vacation Countdown: 7 Apps That Take the Pain Out of Travel Planning

It’s August, and if you’re not on vacation right now, there’s a good chance you’re wishing you were. Yes, while all of your friends are posting …

3 Stocks for Warren Buffett Devotees

Warren Buffett has spent more than a half-century earning the title of world's greatest investor. Along the way, he's built up an army of people who have tried to learn at the feet of the master. And while some people simply copy his investing moves, hoping for the best, a better approach -- …

Aetna trumps 2Q expectations after scaling back ACA coverage

Aetna's second-quarter profit jumped 52 percent to top expectations, and the nation's third-largest health insurer raised its 2017 forecast again, this time well beyond analyst projections.<p>Investors responded by pushing company shares to another all-time high price in Thursday trading.<p>Aetna added …

July 2017 in Review, From Ramen to Roast Beef-Topped Pizza

July was a fairly busy month for restaurant openings — although not too many right in Boston proper. Boston openings include the long-awaited Amateras, serving ramen in the Leather District; Bennett’s Sandwich Shop (from Maine) in Fenway and the again-reopened Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe in the South …

Declutter Your Kitchen with the Minimalists' 90/90 Rule

It's amazing to me how quickly my kitchen gets cluttered. Even though I tend to use the same things every day — the same pots and pans, same dishes, …

Minimalism

Make These Spicy Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs Tonight

There are seemingly endless ways to cook chicken, but this one in particular should be at the top of your must-make list. With a Sriracha-honey …

10 products that will help you look fantastic while traveling

We all want to look our best, especially for those travel shots we post for our friends to envy.<p>But stale airplane air, jet lag and running around …

Individual Chicken Pot Pies for the Freezer | The Complete Make-Ahead Cookbook

Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food, so we sought a way to streamline this classic dish and make individual pot pies that we could pull out …

Baking

3 Travel Insiders Share Their Secrets to Scoring First-Class Upgrades

Air travel experts share their best tips<p>Air travel can be a nuisance. Whether it’s standing in long security lines or dealing with little legroom on …

Introducing Joon, the new airline for millennials

Air France is launching a new airline aimed at millennials whose “lifestyles revolve around digital technology”, the carrier has announced.<p>Scheduled to launch this September, Joon will offer an “innovative and offbeat” experience to its “young and connected” jet-setting clientele, claims Air France.<p>…

Low-Cost Carriers

10 Tips for Mastering Summer Rolls

Summer rolls are as fun to eat as they are to make, and can be filled with your heart's desire. Less heavy than traditional sandwiches but more …

Sandwiches

Everything you need to know about the Aug. 21 solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will sweep across America, casting millions of people into temporary darkness. It will be the biggest astronomical event America has seen in years, watched by millions of people from within the path of totality and tens of millions more who are outside it. One …

9 Amazing Things We've Achieved in 2017 With Help From CRISPR

Hooray!<p>There's a good reason why the powerful CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has earned the moniker of being 'revolutionary'.<p>The relatively easy …

Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals the biggest misconceptions people have about the universe

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains some of the biggest misconceptions we have about the universe.<p><i>Darren Weaver contributed to an earlier version of this video.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook<p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and radio program hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, where comic co-hosts,</i> …

Universe

50 years ago, a millionth of a degree above absolute zero seemed cold

<b>Lowest temperature yet</b>A common pin dropped on a table from a height of one-eighth of an inch generates about 10 ergs of energy, obviously a minuscule …