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Europe's 10 best budget ski resorts

Getting value for money on holiday is high on the list of most skiers and snowboarders. Staying away from the famous, fashionable resorts, where everything from lift passes and accommodation to lunch on the mountain are likely to cost the most, is the obvious advice. However, while a more obscure …

Skiing

Simple breath test can detect cancer and 16 other diseases

Ancient Greek physicians figured that our breath was a strong health indicator, but researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have proven just how true that is. They developed a device that uses nanoparticles to identify 17 different diseases, including lung cancer and Parkinson's …

Two Uber Drivers Were Just Granted Unemployment Benefits

It has long been debated whether Uber (uber) drivers should be considered employees or contractors.<p>While that debate endures, at least two Uber …

Why Your Diet Always Fails And How To Actually Transform Your Relationship To Food And Body

Diets are a one dimensional approach to a multi-dimensional challenge.<p>Every year in the US, we spend roughly 60 billion dollars on the diet industry. And of those people who manage to lose weight, 98% of them gain it all back PLUS some within 2 years of losing.<p>Clearly, when it comes to long term …

Weight Loss

US commercial flights take off for Cuba after more than half-century

<b>Santa Clara, Cuba (CNN) —</b> When JetBlue Flight 387 touched down Wednesday in Cuba, it was the first direct commercial flight between the US and the island in over a half-century.<p>The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba, flight is the latest symbol of the thawing of relations between the …

Cuba

You can cook all your meals in mugs; here are some of our fave recipes

There are so many reasons why I love making food in mugs. First of all, mug meals are always adorable—especially when I use my favorite blue-striped ceramic mug. Second, it makes portion control so much easier. But most importantly, making my meals in a mug means that there are fewer dishes!<p>As a …

Breakfast

Gene Wilder: A Notable Life in Pictures

West Village

10 Europe road trips that should be on your bucket list

The next time you head to Europe, consider applying the classic American road trip formula to your vacation abroad. Hitting the road in Europe is a great way to get off the beaten tourist path and spontaneously discover small villages, regional cuisine and friendly locals. And you’ll surely find …

15 Rules from Bob Harper to Lose Weight Fast

Though putting on weight is fairly easy, peeling it off is a task that is not quite as simple. Weight loss should be approached as a long, …

Nutrition

10 Investment Pieces Every Woman Should Own

Last week I met with a new client and we pulled together a wish list of around 10-15 items that are missing from my client's wardrobe. What I have found in working with personal styling clients is that many women are missing the same types of items in theirs. So today I am sharing a list of 10 …

Victoria Beckham’s 5-Minute Makeup Routine Is Mesmerizing to Watch

Ever since her days as a Spice Girl, Victoria Beckham has always been a total expert at all things hair and beauty — she’s also gone on to launch a super successful clothing line. But fashion and beauty go hand-in-hand, so it makes sense that she’s also become a pro at a flawless and super fast …

Science Says If You're Happy In A Relationship, Your Weight Will Change

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

HTC Desire 530 hits Verizon for a mere $144

Verizon has added high-end devices like the Galaxy Note 7 and Moto Z to its lineup of late, but the wireless carrier isn't leaving cost-conscious shoppers in the lurch. The company announced on Thursday the entry-level HTC Desire 530, which will land in stores on August 11. Preorders start …

Former PM David Cameron facing MPs' inquiry after resignation honours list is published that would 'embarrass a medieval court'

David Cameron is facing the prospect of an inquiry into his resignation honours list after it emerged he has given a civil servant involved in the nominations process a peerage.<p>The full list was published on Thursday and reveals how Mr Cameron awarded 62 former aides, donors and senior Remain …

5 Airline Miles Secrets Only Frequent Flyers Know

Not all redemption plans are equally good.<p>Most frequent flyers are experts at collecting and redeeming miles for free travel. They know all the …

Armageddon asteroid ‘on course to pulverise Earth’

NASA will soon launch a probe to study an asteroid that crosses Earth’s orbit every six years and could pulverise the planet.

HIV Vaccine: Do Babies' Immune Systems Hold the Key?

HIV/AIDS research has come a long way. Though first introduced to human hosts in West Africa at the turn of the previous century, the first case of …

Immunotherapy

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

6 Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Salmon Fillets

Whether grilled, pan-seared, or broiled, salmon fillets make an easy (and healthy) weeknight dinner. From Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs to Thai Chili-Glazed Salmon, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>Cedar planked salmon …

Seafood

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

How Dehydration Affects Your Riding, and How to Avoid It

If you’re waiting to reach for that bottle of sports drink until you feel thirsty, you may have a drinking problem.<p>“The body’s thirst mechanism is very poorly regulated,” says Eric Sternlicht, PhD, a professor of kinesiology at Chapman University and a two-time master’s time-trial national …

Romance and Road Trips: Why Travel is the Best Relationship Test

There we were, driving nervously along a jagged dirt road, risking our lives and compact rental car for the chance to see arctic seals. After an hour …

Road Trips

23 photographs that prove America is already great

Village Without Roads Uses Canals to Maneuver Along Its Fairy Tale-Like Landscape

Tucked away in the rural Netherlands is Giethoorn, a picturesque village that’s earned the nickname “Dutch Venice” because it lacks roads or any form of modern transportation. To get around, you travel the old-fashioned way—via canals or on foot across one of its 176 bridges.<p>The peaceful setting, …

Roads

Where to Go in Europe, and How to Stay Safe

The terrorist attacks in Europe over the last year haven’t lessened travelers’ enthusiasm for vacationing there this summer.<p>Virtuoso, a global luxury network of travel advisers and more than 1,700 hotels, cruise lines and tour operators, recently analyzed more than $35 billion of transactions from …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

Post Office Travel Money has released the findings of its latest Holiday Costs Barometer, revealing the cheapest beach destinations for a summer …

World's 10 happiest countries in 2016 | CNN Travel

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Today: We're inching closer and closer to spring every day. guys! So we're talking carrots to ease our way into the more colorful days to come.<p>Sweet, …

Carrots

I just visited India for the first time, and it's unlike anywhere else in the world

It was my first time visiting the country. I've been to a lot of other places in Asia and around the world, but India was somehow completely new.<p>Here's some of what I learned when I was there ...

Taj Mahal

How to Make Coach Class Feel Like Business Class

Okay so there's absolutely no way to make coach class feel like business class because coach class sucks.<p>Seats are smaller and less comfortable, and legroom -- what legroom? I'm basically the same size as a 12-year-old and even my knees touch the seat in front of me when my fellow passenger …