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Minimum Wage Hikes Will Raise E-Commerce Shipping Costs

A report released Friday by the real estate services firm CBRE says that the rising wave of minimum-wage increases at the city and state levels will …

North Korean labour camps: a harrowing reality but US student could be spared

Experts believe Otto Warmbier will avoid the worst but stories abound of camps where many die after working 16-hour days and subsisting on handfuls of food<p>The distraught pleadings of the American college student sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in a prison in North Korea for “crimes against the …

Will retirement homes no longer be for retirement? See how it’s working in Helsinki

<b>Note:</b> This video may take a few minutes to load.<p>IN HELSINKI, FINLAND, RETIREMENT HOMES are serving as more than a community for the elderly. These …

Retirement

Inside the $1.1 Million Quest to Build the Ultimate Sports Bra

In 1977, three Vermont women made the first sports bra by sewing together two jockstraps. Today, we have more options to choose from than ever before—seamless constructions, bespoke fits, higher-performance materials—but brands have yet to perfect the formula. Plenty of bras are little more than a …

Heatwaves and cold snaps make babies shorter and smaller, scientists find

Women who experience 'weather shocks' in pregnancy go on to have babies that are lighter and smaller a major study has found<p>Women who experience severe heatwaves or cold snaps during their pregnancy are more likely to have small and underweight babies, a new study suggests.<p>It is the first time that …

See 1 Woman Transform Into 11 Disney Princesses While Wearing a Hijab

Prepare to be mesmerized.<p>Malaysian makeup artist Saraswati's (@queenofluna) skills are next level — she basically has makeup superpowers. Saraswati's special talent is transforming into Disney princesses all while wearing a hijab, which she fashions to look like Disney princess hair.<p>Scroll through …

Deal: Paris is oh-so affordable with this airfare-hotel price of $1,000

Adventure Vacations puts Paris within reach, especially if you travel before the end of March.<p>The La Jolla-based travel company offers a four-night trip to the French capital that covers airfare and hotel for $1,000. It's a good value — and a nice time of year to go.<p><b>The deal:</b> The price is a good …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal.<p>This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light …

Recipes

7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Netflix Just Completely Changed How You Find What to Watch Next

You're going to like what you see.<p>Ever wonder how Netflix figures out what to show you on its homepage? Like most major websites, it's the combination of several complicated algorithms. But Tech Insider reports that the site has decided to let users around the world help show you what to watch.<p>Up …

Man gets photoshopped in 19 different countries for study on attractiveness

Inspired by a project called Before & After by journalist Esther Honig, a site called Online Doctor asked 19 graphic designers around the world — 11 women and eight men — to take the same photo of a man, and Photoshop it along the lines of what their respective countries consider beautiful.<p>Their …

Should all women not on birth control give up drinking?

The American medical establishment instructs pregnant women to not drink alcohol, and those who ignore this advice — like those who do not breast-feed their children — are subject to social shaming. Is the circle of shame about to get a lot bigger?<p>Citing the dangers of fetal alcohol spectrum …

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

Target just made a huge change to children's bedrooms across America

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the retailer's latest line for kid's home goods, Pillowfort, will largely forgo traditional gender archetypes.<p>This is yet another move to solidify the retailer's reputation as a progressive company that doesn't subscribe to gender norms. This summer, the …

5 Indications That 'Side-Gigging' Is More Than a Fad

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>In recent months, the media has labelled the rise of traditionally employed workers taking on …