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Man accidentally buys flight to city with same name as one he wanted to visit 4,000 miles away

A man who had saved up for a holiday with his friends claims that he was left red-faced and out of pocket when he arrived at the airport to find he'd …

Costa Rica

5 Things You (Probably) Never Knew About Kickstarter

Could this small crowd-funding company be the new "growth engine of the American economy"?<p>Here's a bit of trivia for you: Over its lifetime, the …

Blizzard Bans Top World Of Warcraft Players For Trading Dungeon Runs For Cash

It’s one thing to run a friend through a dungeon that might be a little too rough for them because you’re a Cool Pal. It’s something else entirely to …

Democrats Rev Up Health Care Offensive as Bill Clears Committees

Congress<p>Even as the Republican plan to reform the nation's health care system cleared more procedural hurdles in the House Thursday, congressional Democrats were revving up an aggressive public relations campaign against a bill that they say will benefit the wealthy and leave millions of people …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Samsung's Galaxy S8 video tops viral charts, Apple nowhere

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It promises so much.<p>It teases so greatly. But what on earth will the Samsung Galaxy S8 look like?<p>I believe that this is an issue greatly vexing minds. As my support is the news today, the slightly odd video …

Technology (India)

US election was a farce that exposes 'hypocritical' democracy, says China

Beijing’s annual chronicling of alleged human rights abuses in the US focuses on political system and treatment of minorities<p>The US election was “full of lies” and a farce that exposed the “hypocritical nature” of its democracy, one-party China has claimed in its annual inquiry into the human …

Human Rights

Google's officially pitching a (new, expensive) tent in Mountain View

Google's not going to let Apple get all the new, shiny campus glory in Silicon Valley. On Tuesday, the City of Mountain View gave the tech giant the …

Trump, Community Bankers Team Up to Boost Lending to Small Business

President Trump met with community bankers from across the country to find out the potential regulatory reforms and other steps the federal government could take to help boost lending to U.S. small businesses as well as consumers. American Bankers Association CEO Robert Nichols discussed how the …

RadioShack Files For Bankruptcy. Again

RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy for the second time.<p>Just over two years ago, the electronics chain declared bankruptcy and then reorganized its business, closing thousands of stores and selling others to a hedge fund called Standard General, which took over the remaining business through its …

Raising tax on small business – what does Philip Hammond think he is doing?

The government has made clear its desire to make the UK "the best place to start and grow a business", a sentiment that I support and one that is increasingly more important as we embark upon our new, liberated journey outside of the EU. The National Insurance tax raid announced in the budget seems …

How to Buy a Home the High Tech Way

More than 80 percent of all homes sold are listing in local MLS systems online. This article is to help you to use technology and tech-savvy real …

TBWA\Chiat\Day's 'Her Business' Initiative Supports Local Entrepreneurs

International Women's Day may be over, but TBWA\Chiat\Day is extending the movement with the “Her Business is Our Business” initiative to celebrate …

Washington State Wants Restraining Order Applied to Trump's New Travel Ban

U.S. news<p>Washington state will seek a restraining order against President Trump’s revamped travel ban — a move which could foreshadow a potential legal showdown between the administration and a wave of challenges to the controversial executive order.<p>Minnesota, which is already part of the …

The Miami Guide | goop

In partnership with our friends at<p>In the past few years, Miami has quietly—and powerfully—redefined itself. While the <i>oonz-oonz</i> vibe is very much …

Art Basel

18 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Potatoes

When it comes to potatoes, the possibilities are truly endless. Give us a pile of spuds and you give us happiness. We'll turn those little bad boys …

Superhero Plan to Time Travel in Large Hadron Collider Isn't Sci-Fi

There’s something familiar about the time machine in the latest Justice League/Power Rangers crossover comic: In the latest issue of the series, the …

Pope Francis Wants to Consider Ordaining Married Men as Priests

Pope Francis has stirred Catholics around the world with his relatively open comments on homosexuality, abortions and climate change, but his latest …

The Healthy Traveler's Guide to Denver

Headed to the Rocky Mountains for a vacation or have a few days in Colorado's Queen City for business? Our collection of restaurants, sites, and …

Nine Secrets of Mount Rushmore

Hidden chambers, optical illusions, and even a little-known secret concerning the King of Rock and Roll.<p>Freedom, justice, hope—South Dakota's beloved …

Slow Cooker Asian BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

In college, my mom racked up enough points on her credit card that she was entitled to a free gift. She didn’t want anything from the gift catalog, …

A Look Inside 006 Pizza

<i>Culturemap</i> Houston has an inside look at <b>006 Pizza</b>, which peddles a pizza style that’s less familiar to Houston slice-lovers. <b>Roman-style pizza</b> — also known as “pizza alla pala,” because of how it’s manipulated in the wood oven in which it’s prepared — is a bit different from the usual, says chef</b> …

Will your next operating system be a game engine?

By on March 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm<p>If you’re not a gaming enthusiast, you probably aren’t familiar with software engines like the Unreal Engine or Unity …

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

Lab notes: A new device to detect bacteria during root canals

The latest in medical research.<p>Root canal treatments often fail due to persistent infections and need many visits to the dentist. A new method of …

Medicine

Smithsonian Scientists Retrace the Mysterious Circumstances of an 1866 Death

Robert Kennicott was a well-liked and respected young naturalist for the Smithsonian Institution in its early days, when naturalists actually lived …

Top 4 Alternative Energy Companies for 2018

Alternative energy is not the fledgling industry it used to be. The sector has produced some global leaders that are helping to make alternative …

Alternative Energy

Mexico, U.S. trade officials meet in Washington DC: Mexico government

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo is in Washington D.C. to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to discuss the bilateral agenda, Mexico’s government said on Thursday, without offering further details.