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30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Weird Ways to Cook Eggs You Haven’t Thought of Yet

The humble egg isn't above being poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, fried — even pickled. But isn't it time we found new tricks for this fan …

Fugitive American polygamist caught in Mexico linked to triple murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American polygamist accused of child sex crimes in Arizona was caught after nearly 15 years on the run when Mexican authorities linked him to a triple homicide.<p>Orson William Black, 56, was turned over to US Customs and Border Protection officers on Wednesday, said CBP spokesman Ruben …

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

David E.H. Jones, Scientist Whose Alter Ego Challenged Conventions, Dies at 79

In Greek mythology, Daedalus was a cunning craftsman who occasionally outsmarted himself. The labyrinth he designed to contain the bovine Minotaur was so disorienting that even Daedalus got lost. He fashioned waxed wings that enabled him and his son, Icarus, to flee Crete, but Icarus drowned when …

The best places to see this summer's 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse'

A mighty darkness is about to descend upon the land, and sky watchers couldn't be more thrilled.<p>On Aug. 21 the Earth, sun and moon will blow our minds during a total solar eclipse that will last a little more than an hour and 33 minutes, coast to coast.<p>The celestial bodies will line up to block the …

Jackson Hole

On the Level $255 round trip Oakland to Barcelona

Yesterday, the new Iberia affiliate low cost carrier airline Level launched ticket sales for its new Los Angeles LAX and Oakland OAK to Barcelona, …

Finding Thousands Of Secret Netflix Codes Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

When you scroll over the “Browse” section on Netflix’s homepage, you’re greeted with familiar genres like “Comedy,” “Drama,” and “Horror.” But what if you’re in the mood for something more specific, such as “Crime Comedies from the 1940s,” “Critically-Acclaimed Crime Dramas Based on Books,” or …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Cruise Ships

Welcome To The Incredible Rainbow Mountains Of Peru

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.” - Thich Nhat Hanh<p>One of the most magnificent geologic features in the world is the Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes. The mountain is striped with …

You can now fly from the US to Europe for $70 — but one day it might be free

The Icelandic low-cost carrier said on January 10 that it will offer the fares on flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Stockholm, Sweden; Bristol, England; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Edinburgh, Scotland.<p>The $69.99 fare is available for one-way flights between January 15 and April 5, …

Low-Cost Carriers

Collision of two stars will create 'Red Nova' in night sky in 2022, predict astronomers

The new star in the Cygnus constellation will shine so brightly that it will be easily visible from Earth.<p>Light from the collision of two stars 1,800 …

Universe

10 A-List Actors Who Rejected Iconic Roles

There are no excuses for turning down these masterpieces.<p>Sought-after actors (probably) have entire rooms dedicated towards their to-read script stacks, so it's understandable that they might accidentally overlook a few major hits because of sheer exhaustion. But there's no excuses for passing over …

Yo-yo weight gain driven by gut bacteria's 'memory' of obesity, says study

Regaining weight after a diet could be linked to changes in microbiome caused by obesity, not simply a return to bad eating habits<p>People who struggle to maintain a healthy weight after dieting may do so because their gut bacteria retains a “memory” of their past weight, according to scientists.<p>The …

Holistic Medicine

Even more cheap flights to Europe from the USA!

Yesterday I posted some great deals to Europe this winter from our friends at The Flight Deal. As tends to happen when a couple of airlines start …

40% Off ALL AIRFARES! ACT FAST!

Update: Take a close look at the pending charges on your credit cards. Edreams is very, very buggy and I’ve heard mixed reports. Only certain …

The 17 Most Underrated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Given how many addictive TV shows Netflix releases each month, I know watching a movie on the service almost sounds like a novel idea at this point. …

When Was the First Light in the Universe?

The speed of light gives us an amazing tool for studying the Universe. Because light only travels a mere 300,000 kilometers per second, when we see …

Researchers Have Just Reconstructed a 2,300-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy's Face

She's beautiful.<p>Australian researchers have reconstructed the face of an ancient Egyptian mummy, using a 3D printer to create a replica skull and …

An Easy Way to Figure Out Which Travel Credit Cards You Should Sign Up For

It can be challenging to stay on top of all the various credit card options and offers and figure out which ones will get you towards your dream …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

'Jane Got a Gun': A brief look at the Western's long, troubled history

Even before it all fell apart, <i>Jane Got a Gun</i> was a movie people talked about. Based on a script by Brian Duffield — which appeared on the annual …

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

‘The Club’ (Feb 5)<p>A Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film (and almost assuredly an Oscar nominee for that category as well), this tense drama …