David Hasko

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13 of the Scariest Places on Earth

You'll want to leave a light on when you read this.<p>Halloween may be in October, but for anyone with a passport and a strong constitution, the thrill …

Travel

This common hotel booking scam costs travelers around $4 billion a year

The next time you make a hotel reservation online, be alert. The American Hotel & Lodging Association is warning travelers about an online booking scam that makes around $4 billion per year from nearly 55 million bookings.<p>Customers may not realize it, but when searching for a hotel online, scam …

Putin to Kick Out 755 US Diplomatic Staff in Revenge for Sanctions

The Russian president confirmed Sunday that US diplomatic staff would have to leave by September 1.<p>Vladimir Putin confirmed Sunday that 755 US diplomatic staff would have to leave by September 1, as the Kremlin hit back at new sanctions passed by Congress last week. The Russian president justified …

Relieving chronic pain with behavioral strategies

Behavioral strategies that relieve the physical and emotional burdens of chronic pain are becoming more commonplace, not just as alternatives or …

Pain

This Is How Meditation Can Focus Your Mind—& Help You Choose Happiness

789<p>SHARES<p>Want to align your asana and transform your life through yoga philosophy? You won’t want to miss Aadil Palkhivala’s upcoming six-week online …

How a 28-year-Old Lawyer Quit Her Job to Become a Full-Time Tour Guide Travelling the World for Free

She's travelled to over 20 countries.<p>Tamina Koehne-Drube was a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons in Canberra and Hong Kong. She had graduated with …

This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.<p>That's where Abhishek Prasad peddled his musical wares during a four-hour surgery in India that aimed to correct cramping in his fingers, his surgeon said.<p>For 20 …

The Brain

Lose 15 Pounds in 21 Days With This Coffee Cleanse

At first glance, "coffee" and "weight loss" don't seem like words that belong together in the same sentence. But whether you love it hot or iced, …

Nutrition

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Baking

The Science Behind The Super Abilities Of Sherpas

Sherpas are extraordinary human beings.<p>In the high peaks of the Himalayas, members of the Nepalese ethnic group are famous for their speed-climbing records, ascents of routes that no one has ascended before, expert guiding and other skills.<p>What makes Sherpas so good at climbing into the wispy …

You'll Regret Not Making This Amazing Homemade Bread

Did somebody say CARBS?<p>1¼ cups warm water<p>1½ teaspoons honey (or sugar)<p>1½ teaspoons active dry yeast<p>2 cups whole wheat flour<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoon oil<p>1½ teaspoons salt<p>1. In a large bowl, whisk the water, honey, and yeast and let sit for 5 minutes, until the yeast has bloomed.<p>2. Pour …

Dwayne Johnson's 'senses' are tingling in NSFW Baywatch trailer

In the latest red-band trailer for <i>Baywatch</i>, Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron’s spider-senses are tingling — only it’s not exactly their spider-senses. …

Alexandra Daddario

Delta defends pilot smacking brawling female passenger in video

Delta Airlines is defending a pilot who was caught on video smacking a female passenger involved in a brawl with another passenger.<p>TMZ reported Saturday that the 27-second video appears to show the pilot trying to separate two women passengers as they wrestled on the jetway floor.<p>Their plane had …

Jessica Alba Celebrates 36th Birthday With Beyoncé and Pals at Prince and Michael Jackson-themed Bash

Jessica Alba celebrated her 36th birthday on Friday night with a Prince and Michael Jackson-themed bash — and two cakes! — in Los Angeles.<p>The actress …

Best Ground Beef Chili | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

Flora Shedden: spinach and parsley, fig and fennel soda bread recipes

I have a wee bit of a ­dilemma. As the start of building work, decorating and, ultimately, ­baking draws closer, I am still in need of a name for my bakery. I have always been useless at naming things; my family previously had a chicken called Goose and now have a cat called Dog. I dread the day I …

Recipes

5 Mesmerizing Destinations in North-East India

<b>Authored by Rohit Agarwal</b><p>Cloaked from the world by largest mountains and evergreen forests, untouched by modernization, wild, flaunting its serene …

Selena Gomez & The Weeknd Enjoy Romantic Date In Paris As Bella Hadid Parties Nearby

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have been jet-setting around the globe lately and having tons of romantic dates. But was their fun spoiled when they had …

What Can We Do About Donald Trump's Unsecured Smartphone?

As recently as yesterday, President Trump sent a tweet using his old, unsecured Android phone. This happened just three days after Congressman Ted …

Why You Should Lie About Your Personal Information Online

These days, every new online account a website prompts you to create feels like an open invitation for identity theft. Even if you use a password …

9 ways to watch movies online for free

No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood's latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as "Apollo 13," "The Imitation Game" and plenty of …

Smart TV

11 Gorgeous Walled Cities to Add to Your Bucket List

For many centuries, towns and cities built walls around their perimeters to defend their citizens. Today such fortifications are not necessary, but …