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Xiaomi's first laptop is the $750 Mi Notebook Air

It wouldn't be a Xiaomi event if it was just announcing one product. In addition to the new Redmi Pro smartphone, the Chinese company threw in a huge surprise by launching its first-ever laptop line, the Mi Notebook Air, running on Windows 10. It comes in two sizes -- the powerful 13.3-inch and the …

Bezos sheds light on why Amazon gave cold shoulder to Chromecast and Apple TV

Last year, Amazon stopped selling the Google Chromecast and Apple TV.<p>Until now, the incident has been considered a simple case of a company trying to shun products that compete with its own offerings. However, in an interview at the Code Conference, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos hinted that his company was …

Facebook and Microsoft to build 4,000-mile underwater internet cable from US to Europe

A massive data cable is to be built across the Atlantic running from Virginia Beach in the United States to Bilbao in Spain.<p>The project, announced by Microsoft and Facebook, is the latest in a series of major cable projects which have become necessary because of the growing demand for internet …

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SpaceX is about to attempt another extremely difficult landing

The Falcon 9 rocket will be launching out of Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying a communications satellite called Thaicom 8 that weighs nearly 7,000 lbs. As of Tuesday afternoon, weather conditions look good for the launch.<p>Once up, the satellite, which was built by aerospace manufacturer Orbital ATK …

Tim Cook admits iPhone is too damn expensive

Buying an iPhone is a major financial decision for most people that pine for Apple’s pricey products, but according to CEO Tim Cook, the iPhone could soon see a price cuts in certain markets.<p>During his heavily publicized tour of India, Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Vikram Chandra on NDTV …

Beautifully Candid Photos Show Unexpected Moments From The Cannes Film Festival

Our jaws are on the floor.<p>Every year, we eat up all the red carpet photos from the Cannes Film Festival. Just about every A-lister is in attendance, and they always pull out all the stops.<p>And this year, the red carpet was filled of tons of candid and sweet moments. Like when Naomi Watts and Susan …

Google commemorates a very controversial civil-rights figure, Yuri Kochiyama

Google is powerful; that much most people know. So, when Google decides to use its daily doodle to pay homage to an individual rather than an event or holiday, searches on the name of the human inspiration behind the doodle have a tendency to pick up. And that's what's happening to the name Yuri …

President Obama and Misty Copeland Open Up About Race

When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, many saw it as the dawn of a new era of American race relations. During his …

Dr. Drew Ramsey: 'You have to have a healthy gut to have a healthy brain'

"We don't talk about food in mental health or in psychiatry very much, even though we talk about a lot of compounds in food," says Dr. Drew Ramsey, …

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Not only do "Blenheim" apricot trees (Prunus armeniaca "Blenheim") produce large, sweet fruit suitable for fresh eating, drying and canning, they also add interest to the landscape with their small, rounded habit and sweet smelling, early-spring blossoms. Hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture …

Gastronomy Of Genius: History's Great Minds And The Foods That Fueled Them

Genius and food have a lot in common. Both nurture, inspire and occasionally intimidate. Some appeal to almost everyone instantly. Others are acquired tastes. So perhaps it's not surprising that, scanning history's greatest minds, we find many were inspired by certain food or drink, repulsed by …

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See Amazing Photos of the Real 'Rosie the Riveter' Women of World War II

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California, June 1942. Photographed by Alf<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Library of …

Peep Through These Stunningly Bittersweet Photos of Staten Island In the Early 80s

Photographer Christine Osinski's new book <i>Summer Days Staten Island</i>, features a visual tale of the summer she spent documenting young people in early 1980s Staten Island.<p>In an interview with <i>Vogue</i>, Osinski--who grew up in a working class neighborhood of Chicago--explained her initial pull towards …

See What It’s Like to Be Kendall Jenner During Fashion Week

With cameos by Gigi Hadid and Kim Kardashian.<p>What is it like to be <b>Kendall Jenner</b>!?!? The model is, at this point, in some ways, more of an idea than an actual person. Kendall Jenner—beautiful, powerful, omnipresent—must have the ideal life, it would make sense to assume! And this <i>Vogue</i> video—which …

What We Know About Makeup in Ancient Rome

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.</i><p>The Romans set high standards in terms …

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

Cabin crew fashion: the best and worst from Monarch's archive

Is This the Most Romantic Hotel in the World?

According to our World's Best Awards survey results, it's one of them.<p>It’s hard to imagine a setting more perfect for a romantic getaway than San …

Comedy Central Loves Broad City So Much It Ordered Two New Seasons

“Yaaaas Kweens!”<p>Just as 2015 was the year of <b>Amy Schumer</b>, 2016 is shaping up to be the year of <i>Broad City</i>’s <b>Abbi Jacobson</b> and <b>Ilana Glazer</b>. In the past few months alone, the creators and stars of Comedy Central’s wickedly funny sophomore series have hung with <b>Hillary Clinton</b>, nabbed an awards hosting …

YouTube Superstar Michelle Phan Reveals She Was Bullied in School Over Her Makeup Tutorials

It’s hard to imagine that anyone <i>doesn’t</i> want to be Michelle Phan‘s best friend, but before the YouTube superstar and beauty mogul found the video …

New privacy-focused search engine promises to never sell or store your data

With an increasing number of people concerned by infringements of online privacy and how personal data is stored and used, a new UK-based search engine has launched with the promise that your privacy will never be compromised.<p>Oscobo, founded by Fred Cornell (ex-Yahoo) and Rob Perin (ex-BlackBerry), …

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

Women who changed science in 2015

<p dir="ltr" class="heading intro"><p><p dir="ltr" class="heading intro">2015 has been full of scientific and technological innovation. From …

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In Flint, Mich., there’s so much lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared

<i>This post has been updated.*</i><p>For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians’ offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?<p>To find out, all it takes is a prick of the …

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2015 in Photos: The Most Beautiful Things That Happened This Year

These snaps are worth way more than a thousand words.<p>Over the past 365 days, many unique and gorgeous moments have occured. So to celebrate this year, we've collected some of our favorites images to help us reminisce about the beautiful weather, art exhibits, architecture, pop culture moments, and …

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15 MUST-TRY Korean Street Food

Strolling along the streets of Seoul means feasting on Korean Street Snacks non-stop. The sheer number of push cart stalls is mind-boggling, and we …

This One Stat Reveals the Sharing Economy's Racism Problem

Users of accommodations-booking site Airbnb that have African-American sounding names are less likely to have their rental requests approved by …

4 Scientifically Proven Reasons You Should Wear Red Lipstick All the Time

We found the secret to winning at life, er, work: red lipstick. A <i>New York Post survey</i> conducted by former DKNY PR girl Aliza Licht asked 460 women on Twitter what they thought when women wore red lipstick at work: 91.2 percent thought it was totally appropriate and 78.8 percent thought it made the …

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Feast your eyes on the top 10 YouTube videos of 2015

Tired of year-end top lists already? Too bad, because there will be a lot more of them before the year is done.<p>The latest list out is YouTube's top …

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Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …