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These guys traveled to the ‘murder capital of the world.’ What they found there was a travel lesson we can all learn from.

This is what we were told by countless travelers, websites, guide books, friends and family, and we took it to heart. When planning our drive from …

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Drones Could Be About to Get Way Cheaper

Qualcomm has crammed a lot of features on a single chip designed to bring the cost of a drone down below $300, with a reference design it showed of …

Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

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China's getting ready for a relapse

Despite a government directive to stop intervening in the economy, policymakers are getting ready to take measures to boost its ailing housing market.<p>A former engine of the economy, China's housing market is having its worst slump in four years and it's dragging the rest of the economy down with it.<p>…

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Salesforce.com Stock Jumps After-Hours As Fiscal Q4 Earnings, Revenue Match Estimates

This time the analysts watching Salesforce.com got their earnings predictions just right. Shares of the CRM leader were up 10% percent in after-hours trading Wed. as the company reported Q4 earnings and revenue that perfectly matched Wall St. consensus. The company reported $1.44 billion in Q4 …

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CNBC Now on Twitter: "JUST IN: Apple has "several hundred" employees working on an Apple-branded electric minivan-like vehicle, The Wall Street Journal reports."

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How to deal with Wall Street and income inequality in one fell swoop

If we want to curb the worst Wall Street abuses, and also make America a more equitable place, here’s what to do<p>The financial industry is a behemoth. Over the past 150 years, it has grown dramatically as a share of GDP. And entrance into its ranks has become a great way to enter into the top 1 …

5 things NOT to buy on Cyber Monday

Slide 1 of 7<p>To many consumers, Cyber Monday — which can be enjoyed from the comfort of your couch, or at the very least your desk at work — is far …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

Another record-breaking week for U.S. stock markets

The U.S. stock market closed out its fifth-straight week of gains with new highs Friday, buoyed by positive economic news from China and Europe.<p>The …

Biggest Winners and Losers in a World of Lower Oil Prices

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The 30% plunge in oil prices is already having a profound impact on the world economy. Whether or not the oil-producing …

Japan In Recession: Warnings Of A Global Financial Crisis

The major central banks have pursued a “zero interest rate policy” known as ZIRP, since the financial crisis of 2008-2009. More than $10.5 trillion of artificial credit were created. Has this unprecedented policy, never before seen in history, caused sustainable economic recoveries?<p>The evidence …

The Key to the Best Chicken Fingers Ever

<i>by Matt Duckor</i><p>Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>"Aren't chicken fingers basically just fried chicken?" you might ask.<p>Absolutely not.<p>The chicken fingers of our childhood were glorious sticks of white breast meat, coated in a dubious, yet totally delicious breading that contained who-knew-what but got fried in oil …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

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9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

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10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

5 Ways Eating Cheese Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Spread Sandwiches With Cream Cheese, Not Mayo</b><br>Each tablespoon of full-fat mayonnaise has 94 calories and 10 grams of fat. A tablespoon of whipped cream cheese, in comparison, has 30 calories and just two and a half grams of fat. If you eat sandwiches on the regular, that can add up to some huge …

This Stock Has A 11.87% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

Altisource Residential Corp (NYSE: RESI) has been named as a Top 10 Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent <i>”DividendRank”</i> report. The report noted that among REITs, RESI shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong …

13 U.S. companies that just keep losing money

You probably see “best stocks” articles regularly, but it might be just as important to read those that highlight the worst so you know which to …

Japanese stocks suffer as economy falls into recession

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Japanese stocks suffered their worst daily drop in more than three months, as the economy entered a recession unexpectedly …

Mediterranean diet is best way to tackle obesity, say doctors

<b>A Mediterranean diet may be a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors have said.</b><p>Writing in the Postgraduate Medical Journal (PMJ), the doctors said a Mediterranean diet quickly reduced the risk of heart attacks and strokes.<p>And they said it may be better than low-fat …

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The U.S. Money Supply Decelerates in October, the Risk of an Economic Bust Just Went Up

The U.S. money supply as represented by TMS2 (True “Austrian” Money Supply), our broadest and preferred U.S. money supply aggregate, posted a year-over-year rate of growth of 7.7% in October, down from an 8.3% rate in September. Now down 880 basis points (53%) from the current boom-bust monetary …

Investors Make Money By Being In The Market, Not By Timing The Market

If individual days can affect performance so dramatically, then why not be in the market for the good ones and out for the bad ones? Far easier said than done. Many investors try to time the market, chasing today's hot investment or fleeing the latest downturn. Such a short-term perspective can …

10 Kitchen Details That Wow

Inspiration for your kitchen design.<p>From eye-catching wallpaper to stunning lighting fixtures, it's all in the details with these kitchen designs.

Amazon picks the 100 best books of 2014

Celeste Ng may want to prepare for a deluge of attention from the literary set. Her debut novel, "Everything I Never Told You," just topped Amazon's list of the 100 best books of the year.<p>"We loved it," said Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson. "This book is a gem. It's beautifully written, it's …