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Two huge frequent-flier programs are merging

Here's the deal.<p>Airline mergers don't happen overnight. In fact, they're highly regulated and technical affairs, especially when it comes to dealing …

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How to Make Refreshing, Bubbly Homemade Sodas

Seasonal fruit and some soda water are all you need to get your bubble fix at home.<p>When we're in the mood for a treat, few things are more appealing than a tall, ice-filled glass of homemade soda. We like it loads more than the canned stuff not just because it's healthier, but also because it just</i> …

Highest and lowest points on Earth

Ever wonder how high the highest points on Earth are, in contrast to the deepest manmade boreholes and ocean trenches? Check out this fascinating …

Mexico growers, striking farmworkers to hold direct talks amid unease

One month after Mexico's agricultural sector committed to improving the lives of farmworkers, the industry is facing its first major test as laborers in Baja California strike for higher wages, government benefits and the halt to alleged workplace abuses.<p>Agribusinesses are scheduled to begin direct …

Department Of Justice Supports Canceling Redskins' Registered Trademark

A memo filed Monday contends that the team can still use the name — but so can everyone else.<p>In 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceled the team's registered trademark, saying the name is "disparaging" to Native Americans. The team filed a lawsuit against the Native American …

You could receive and pay bills in your Gmail by year's end

Google will remind you of some upcoming bills (if you're down with the contextual beauty that is Google Now at least), but that's not all the search giant is doing with that knowledge. According to a document obtained by <i>Re/code</i>, Google's working on a way for you to receive bills from your service …

Seeking Solitude: 17 Ways to Find Time for Yourself | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Photos by</i> <i>Giampaolo Macorig</i> <i>and</i> <i>Jillhudgins</i><i>.</i><p>In today’s world we have loneliness, but rarely solitude. Western culture tends to portray anyone who wants …