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On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

Starwood to Ban Shark Fin at its Hotels and Restaurants Worldwide

Starwood Hotels announced plans to stop buying shark fin for all of its hotels and restaurants worldwide starting in July, a gutsy move for a chain …

Step Inside The Rosewood Sand Hill, The Swanky Hotel Where Tech Billionaires And VCs Go To Socialize

Conveniently located just across the street from a cluster of venture capital firms on Sand Hill Road — Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and the Blackstone Group among them — the hotel has seen its fair share of high-profile guests.<p>Power lunches are popular here, but the hotel has really …

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: 2 new signals in search area buoys hope

In a sea of uncertainty, two bits of good news emerged Wednesday.<p>The Australian ship Ocean Shield picked up fresh signals that officials hope are locator beacons from the data recorders of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>The ship had first picked up the underwater pulses Saturday. But …

Automobile Magazine releases 2014 All-Stars List

You never know exactly when it's going to come, but you know that it's going to come, and the <i>Automobile</i> <i>Magazine</i> list of All-Stars is here. Six of the cars that were on the 2013 list have survived into 2014, just two have made the leap from the 2012 roundup, and there are three common names with the …

David Hasselhoff's own KITT replica up for auction

Depending on when and where you grew up, the name David Hasselhoff likely conjures up images of <i>Knight Rider</i>, <i>Baywatch,</i> pop singer, or possibly a washed-up TV actor, but one thing that can never be taken away from The Hoff is his connection to one of the greatest automotive icons in pop culture. The …

Modified Trabant takes on Nissan GT-R in 1/4-mile battle

The little yellow guy in the right lane above with the "Flitzer" license plate looks like a Trabant 601 wagon and it's called a Trabant, but it's got little to do with the impoverished East German runabout that did its part to drive Communist ideals further into the ground. You'd almost be forgiven …

25 Cars Worth Waiting For: 2015–2018

Our guide to the 25 most compelling vehicles coming to market over the next four years.

The Purpose-Driven Van

Essential Vanagon Gear and Other Pro Tips<p>I bought my first VW Westfalia Vanagon camper back in 1999, and have since owned five of them. I finally settled on a gorgeous 1991 model—lucked into via Craigslist for $9,000 a few years ago.<p>As I’ve written in Outside and The New York Times, a …

Smarts Targeted in Spate of San Francisco Car Tippings

California’s infamous Zodiac serial killer—who terrorized northern California from the late-60s to the mid-1970s—has never been caught. Terrifying? You bet, and now the city faces yet another haunting mystery: A roaming group of serial Smart-tippers. According to a KRON 4 local news report, three …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Crocodiles in Zimbabwe fed vegetarian diet to make better handbags

Crocodiles on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe are being fed a vegetarian diet which farmers believe enhances the quality of their skin, used for handbags and shoes<p>It is enough to bring a tear to the eye of any self-respecting crocodile – a diet that is all vegetable and no meat.<p>But that is the fare that …

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UN Rights Expert Urges Debt Relief For Philippines

MANILA, April 8 (Reuters) - A United Nations human rights expert on Tuesday urged international creditors to cancel the Philippines' debt and give it unconditional grant aid instead of new loans to fund massive post-typhoon reconstruction.<p>The Southeast Asian country, hit hard five months ago by …

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Viagra May Increase Risk For Melanoma, Study Says

Viagra, the trusted cure for erectile dysfunction, may be linked to an increased risk for one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer, according to the findings of a new preliminary study.<p>Researchers from a score of top medical universities analyzed data from a 2000 Health Professionals’ Follow-up …

New Piloting System for Drone Cargo Helicopters Passes Test Flight

The Navy just suc­cess­fully tested two un­manned cargo heli­copter pi­lot­ing sys­tems that will make it easi­er to re­plen­ish troops with food and …

Uruguay to make medical marijuana available to prisoners

Any inmates who have been prescribed marijuana to improve their physical or mental health will have access to it according to the country's drug tsar<p>Prisoners in the jails of Uruguay will be able to use marijuana if a doctor says it will benefit their health.<p>Uruguay's drug tsar Julio Calzada told …

Clinton Weighing 2016 Run, But Soured By Political Dysfunction

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said she is considering a presidential run in 2016, but her time watching Washington gridlock from afar as secretary of state has soured her to the political process.<p>“I am obviously flattered and deeply honored to have people ask me and people encourage me. And I am …

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Edward Snowden: US government spied on human rights workers

The US has spied on the staff of prominent human rights organisations, Edward Snowden has told the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, Europe's top human rights body.<p>Giving evidence via a videolink from Moscow, Snowden said the National Security Agency – for which he worked as a contractor – had …

Pro Wrestling Legend Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54

The Ultimate Warrior, one of professional wrestling’s biggest superstars, has died at 54, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, WWE …

Here’s How the Secret Service Is Trying to Clean Up Its Act

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In the wake of a number of embarrassing incidents involving Secret Service agents getting hammered, …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Two More 'Pings' Detected In Missing Plane Search

Angus Houston, head of the Australian agency coordinating the search, said one ping was detected on Tuesday afternoon and lasted five minutes, 25 seconds, while a second was picked up on Tuesday night and lasted seven minutes.<p>"I believe we are searching in the right area but we need to visually …

Super Smash Bros. Will Be The Sole Focus Of April 8th's Nintendo Direct

They’ve been teasing bits and pieces about the game from skill changes to roster additions for months now, but Nintendo is about to unleash its biggest information torrent yet about the new Super Smash Bros.Nintendo will devote the entirety of their April 8th Nintendo Direct webcast to the Wii …