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How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Medieval

Police in India investigate elderly nun's rape | International Women's Day News

Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal are investigating the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun.<p>Five people have been detained for questioning but arrests are yet to be made.<p>Prayers were said for the nun at churches across the country on Sunday.<p>"In our Sunday Mass, we prayed for the sister …

India

A Year of Van Gogh

The 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death brings a flurry of exhibitions. This month, the Beaux-Arts Museum in Mons, Belgium—a 2015 European …

7 Seattle Secrets From 7 Savvy Local Instagrammers

Seattle locals love to talk about everything that makes their city so incredibly unique; spectacular mountain vistas, a city surrounded by water, and more than 200 breweries for a quaffing good vacation.<p>Since there's nothing better than experiencing a city like a local - without having to pay rent …

Egypt protesters face 'decisive' crackdown

Egypt's security chief has warned supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, that troops will use unprecedented force against anyone attempting to disrupt voting on a new referendum.<p>"I am telling them, they will be faced with force, decisiveness and strength never seen before," interior …

U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops

KABUL, Afghanistan — The<p>U.S. militaryoffered its condolences Thursday after an airstrike on an Afghan army outpost mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers and injured at least seven.<p>The predawn strike in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province, which U.S. military officials described as an "unfortunate …

Afghanistan

Canada's Magical Ice Hotel Inspired by Jules Verne

Canada's Htel de Glace, the unique ice hotel, is back this season for its 13th annual reconstruction. The magical castle-like lodge is built each year with a new themed design out of hundred of thousands of tons of ice and snow. We got a glimpse of last year's wondrous icy architecture featuring …

Jules Verne

Grammys 2014's 25 Best and Worst Moments

From Daft Punk's funky smash-up to Pink's high-flying routine to a few Beatles grooving in the aisles<p>Daft Punk, Macklemore and Lorde took home the …

Daft Punk

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at least 70% …

Recipes

US names groups suspected of Benghazi attack

The United States has blacklisted two Libyan armed groups, accusing them of leading a 2012 attack on the US mission in Benghazi in which the ambassador and three other Americans died.<p>The Friday announcement was the first time the US officially named groups thought responsible, but the State …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Smart Homes

Michael Schumacher has operation on skull to discover any brain damage

Former F1 champion remains critical after operation to discover if there has been any damage to his brain<p>French doctors have begun brain tests on Michael Schumacher to see which areas have been damaged, it was reported on Monday.<p>The seven-time world racing champion has been in an artificially …

Michael Schumacher

German diplomats survive Saudi gun attack

German diplomats have survived a shooting in Saudi Arabia, the country's official news agency has reported.<p>SPA said on Monday that authorities were investigating the incident, which took place near the eastern town of Al Awamiya in the Qatif region, where most of the country's Shia Muslim minority …

World's Coolest Underwater Lodgings

Undersea hotels represent one of the newest frontiers in hospitality. From Zanzibar to Sweden, beautiful underwater properties with one-of-a-kind views have been popping up around the globe, featuring some of the most unique rooms that travelers can book. Meanwhile, closer to home, many celebrated …

CES 2014 Breaks Record as Largest Show to Date

Contrary to recent stories that hint at the International CES' possible decline, the annual technology show broke a new record this month, according …