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There Is A Magical Little Town In Holland Where The Streets Are Made Of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

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KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

The 11 Best Highlighters and How to Use Them

We asked the industry's top celebrity makeup artists to share their foolproof application tips for every highlighting formula under the sun.<p>Highlighters don't get as much glory as mascaras, and they're not as flashy as rich lipsticks or bright eyeliners. But ask any makeup artist who preps …

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for Half the Cost of the U.S.

Why not live somewhere tropical and exotic for at least half the year and cut your expenses down considerably?<p>If you're getting close to retirement, …

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While …

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How hookup culture hurts young women

When I headed off to university back in the Stone Age, girls were still afraid of being called sluts. By the time I graduated, there was a worse label – "unliberated." It applied to girls who didn't have sex. And no one wanted to be that.<p>Sexual liberation – the idea that women are entitled to the …

Stephen Hawking Has Some Beautiful Advice For People Who Suffer From Depression

World-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is known for providing us with complex yet invaluable insights into space, time, and the nitty-gritty of …

Hyundai set to bring CarPlay to select cars early next year after delay

While Hyundai was one of the first major car brands to promise CarPlay in its vehicles as a selling point nearly two years ago, the automaker so far hasn’t actually shipped the update to add the feature it promised to customers. Compare that to Pioneer’s CarPlay support announced around the same …

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Samsung Pay will support online shopping in the US next year

Samsung's mobile payments system will add support for online shopping in the US next year, according to a report from <i>Reuters</i>. That means customers will be able to make purchases on their phone, likely through retailers’ mobile apps, with only their fingerprint. Samsung also plans on expanding …

FedEx blames 'unprecedented' online shopping surge for Christmas gift delays

After a week of holiday deliveries that didn’t all make it on time, FedEx is talking about what went wrong — and it’s not taking all the blame for itself. In a statement to <i>Bloomberg</i> today, the company deflected late delivery blame on procrastinating shoppers and "an unprecedented surge" in online …

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Tesla Starts Shipping "Signature Series" Model X Cars To Customers

Electric car company Tesla Motors has quietly hit a milestone in delivering its long-awaited crossover SUV, the Model X.<p>Over the past couple of …

Massive trove of US voter data discovered on Web

If you have voted in a US election recently, there's a good chance your personal information is included in a trove of voter data found on a publicly available Web server.<p>A misconfigured database has exposed the personal information on more than 191 million US voter records, according to Chris …