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The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

NBA coach Gregg Popovich says America is a 'racist country'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gregg Popovich has never shied away from speaking his mind.<p>So its no surprise that the legendary coach of the San Antonio Spurs, a winner of five NBA titles, had a strong response when asked why it's important for the league to celebrate Black History Month.<p>"I think it's pretty obvious. Our …

Salt Lake City

Applebee's apologizes for racial profiling at restaurant, fires 3 employees

Applebee's has fired three employees at a Missouri mall-based restaurant that it determined were involved in the racial profiling of two African-American customers, whom they falsely accused of skipping out without paying their bill.<p>The restaurant chain also apologized for the Feb. 9 incident at …

The Michelle Obama portrait is striking — and so is the gown she wore for it. This is its story.

By Robin Givhan<p>Robin Givhan<p>Fashion critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NEW YORK — Designer Michelle Smith was standing in the middle of a jean shop in the Marais neighborhood of Paris when her publicist called to tell her that Michelle Obama’s official portrait had been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery …

Michelle Obama

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

Egg Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and a generous pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Stir …

Seven things not to do at hotel checkout

Checking out of a hotel seems like a simple enough process, but it can sometimes trip up even experienced travelers — especially if it involves stumbling around at dawn to stuff everything in a suitcase and make an early flight. Below are a few common mistakes people make during hotel checkout; …

Hospitality

In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

Haiti is a fixture in my mind, as permanent as memories of high school graduation or the weekend I first met my wife.<p>I lived there twice as an American diplomat for a total of four years since 2000, but its hold on me is not a function of time. Of all the countries I lived and worked in, Haiti …

Port-au-Prince

Cuba Tells U.N. It's Not Behind Sonic Incidents, Blasts Trump

U.S. news<p>Cuba told the United Nations on Friday it had no hand in mysterious incidents that sickened American diplomats in Havana and that a top-level investigation has turned up "no evidence whatsoever" to show who is behind them or what caused them.<p>In a strongly worded speech to the General …

Cuba

Skip the Flight Sales—Use These 3 Sites to Always Find Last-Minute Travel Deals

For me, whatever pangs of travel spontaneity I feel are usually squandered by one look at my bank account (and the sky-high fares that often come …

All aboard the Drunken Duchess: a fascinating diary of a 1936 Caribbean cruise

In 1936, my grandmother sat on the veranda of the elegant Hotel Americano in Curaçao, looking across the Santa Anna Bay channel at the picturesque Dutch-style waterfront shimmering in its pretty pastel colours, and watching the pontoon bridge swing open to admit vessels to the island’s giant lagoon.<p>…

How to Fit Two Weeks' Worth of Clothes in a Carry-On and Other Travel Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’: A Track-by-Track Guide

Veteran MC Jay-Z dropped his 13th album last night via Tidal, the streaming service he owns. On the album, executive produced by No I.D., Jay-Z takes …

10 things I wish I knew before going on my first cruise

1. It’s a ‘ship’ - not a ‘boat’<p>You might not even know there’s a difference (I didn’t), but referring to your cruise ship as a ‘boat’ is a monumental faux pas in the waterborne world.<p>I made this mistake on night one, and was quickly corrected by an elderly American woman: “It’s all down to size, …

Draymond Green has two teams: the Warriors and ‘Team Draymond’

A diverse group of influencers assist the Golden State forward in his day-to-day life<p>First there was Draymond Green’s suspension for Game 5 of the …

He's heating up, he's on fire! Klay Thompson and the truth about the hot hand

<b>WHEN KLAY THOMPSON</b> struck the match on perhaps the biggest inferno the game had ever seen, the world was still debating whether he deserved to be an …

Bob Marley's Reggae Star Son Damian Buys Stake in High Times Magazine

Pop Culture News<p>LOS ANGELES — Put this in your pipe and smoke it.<p>An investment group that includes legendary ganga guru Bob Marley's son has bought a controlling interest in High Times, the magazine that for decades has separated the stems and seeds from the leaves when it comes to showing people …

Bob Marley

49ers' NaVorro Bowman used to have to urge Kevin Durant to shoot in middle school

The 49ers linebacker and the Warriors star both look back fondly on their days as teammates<p>San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman has always …

Google's future is useful, creepy and everywhere: nine things learned at I/O

With Google Assistant coming to the iPhone, the company hopes to kill off Siri and wants to ‘see’ inside your home as it reiterates its AI-first approach<p>There were whoops and cheers from developers as Google announced the incremental ways it is strengthening its grip on many aspects of people’s …

Artificial Intelligence

What the 7 Types of Poop Say About Your Health

Trying to deduce what your deuce means shouldn’t be rocket science — just gastroenterology. Researchers at the University of Bristol devised a visual reference called the Bristol Stool Scale that ranks your poop from 1-7, each of which says something different about the state of your digestive …

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich watches the Warriors for fun: 'They're beautiful'

Pop says Golden State is 'in a different league than the rest of us'<p>TORONTO -- San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich does not see watching other …

Lewis Hamilton welcomes Valtteri Bottas but it's 'business as usual'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lewis Hamilton took to social media this week to welcome his new Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.<p>Mercedes announced its new driver Monday to replace reigning world champion Nico Rosberg, who made a shock decision to retire after beating Hamilton to the 2016 Formula One title.<p>Hamilton …

Serena steamrolls Safarova to reach third round

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams’s pursuit of a 23rd grand slam title gathered momentum on Thursday when she thrashed Czech Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Australian Open.<p>Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 19/1/17 Serena Williams of the …

Microsoft to Surface Pro 4, Studio owners: Even better battery life plus faster wake-up

Microsoft continues to work on battery improvements for the Surface Pro 4, while it speeds up wake-up times for the Surface Studio in its latest …

‘Dear Michelle’: Designers Write Thank You Notes to the First Lady

Joseph Altuzarra, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig of Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, Prabal Gurung and Jenna Lyons of J. …

The Most Interesting Tablets of CES 2017 You Must Check

CES, which is known as “Consumer Electronics Show” is a show based on electronic gadgets, which is held annually by the “Consumer Technology …

Smartwatch review: Samsung Gear S3 gives Apple Watch 2 a run for its money

With the Gear S3, Samsung has produced a big and powerful smartwatch that stands alongside the Apple Watch 2 as one of the best of its kind on the …

Smartwatches