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The best Caribbean island for every type of traveler

There's nothing like a tropical getaway to escape the cold. If you have your sights set on the Caribbean, there's plenty of stunning islands to choose from.<p>We recently ranked the 25 best islands to visit in the Caribbean, but determining which one is the right fit for you can be tough.<p>So we've …

Caribbean

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3 Tax Mistakes That Can Get Investors Audited by the IRS

There are plenty of reasons your tax return could get audited, and many are beyond your control. For example, if you have some unusually large but legitimate deductions, the IRS may want to take a closer look just to be sure. However, there are some mistakes people make that can trigger audits as …

The most luxurious Valentine's Day escapes

Travel Guides

First 2016 Ford Focus RS Sells for $550,000 at Auction

Proceeds benefit Type 1 Diabetes research.<p>The first 2016 Ford Focus RS sold for $550,000 during the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 auction last week. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), “Improving lives. Curing Type 1 diabetes.”<p>Power for the …

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Zika Virus Acquired Through Sexual Transmission, Texas Officials Say

Health officials have confirmed that someone in Dallas County, Texas, contracted the Zika virus through sexual contact.<p>It's the first U.S. case related to the recent Western Hemisphere outbreak to be acquired through sex. Until now, experts have focused on transmission of the virus through mosquito …

Public Health

16 adrenaline junkie attractions to visit in your lifetime

You can free climb to staggering heights, get up close and personal with majestic sites, and get views that will take your breath away.<p>We've put together a collection of 16 adrenaline-pumping tourist activities around the globe, from volcano boarding in Nicaragua to skydiving over Mount</i> …

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The Most Popular Countries for Sex Tourism

Many countries have become synonymous with sex tourism, whether legal or illegal, and are travel destinations purely for that industry. Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and …

The best restaurant in every state

To find the best restaurant each state has to offer, we sifted through our list of the Best Restaurants in America, The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants in America list, James Beard award nominations, expert reviews, and local recommendations, paying particular attention to fine-dining …

James Beard

Here's How To Get A Passport Fast, And No It's Not From A Shady Company

A U.S. passport is one of the most powerful in the world. Not only does it allow us travel to more than 150 different countries, but it also comes in a super-sized edition (because what's more American than that?!).<p>But when you book a trip and realize (gasp!) that you'll need a passport or that …

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Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Mark Zuckerberg Posted A Facebook Status Asking Users To Give Him Ideas For New Year's Resolutions

In a Facebook status, Zuckerberg — with a "feeling reflective" tag — posted:<p>He got a lot of suggestions from users, including planting a tree for every new Facebook user and naming the tree after the user (one commenter suggested that everyone just plant their own trees.)<p>Someone else suggested …

Mark Zuckerberg

How To Create A Quick And Easy Photo Booth For Awesome Family Photos

Just add a family!<p>• Backdrop (wrapping paper? cloth? a sheet? tinsel?!)<p>• Two light sources (to eliminate each other's shadows and give you that smooth, flawless photo booth look)<p>• A camera (even a well-equipped smartphone can work surprisingly well if the lighting is right)<p>• A remote for said …

Apple, Microsoft And Google Are World's Most Valuable Brands

A strong brand name is an incredibly valuable asset. Consumer companies in particular devote huge chunks of time and resources to solidify and expand their brands. “A valuable brand delivers a return for the company on two dimensions,” says David Reibstein, professor of marketing at the University …

iPhone 6/Plus case roundup: Best cases at the best price

With iPhone 6 and 6 Plus officially going on sale today through Apple retail and partners, a lot of you on the hunt for a new case. We’ve been keeping track of announcements from the notable case makers and below put together our updated list of the nicest cases we’ve seen yet.<p>As we always do, …

Here's what you can earn at the 20 top tech companies

While there’s debate over whether there’s a shortage of qualified tech workers, there’s one thing no one argues about: Tech companies pay their employees well.<p>We’ve heard of senior engineers getting a base salary of $160,000, with stock options and other benefits on top. Some interns are earning …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, "Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world." I smiled nervously as I …

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Facebook Is Killing Your iPhone Battery. These Are The Easy Steps To Fix It

Paranoia strikes most smartphone owners when their battery runs low. What caused that? Of course it can be a myriad of factors, but for iPhone owners a major culprit has emerged which will affect almost everyone: Facebook. That’s the bad news. The good news is it can be easily fixed.<p>For Facebook, a …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Here's proof notifications don't have to suck<p>Notifications suck. I mean they really, really suck. Consider what my desktop workspace looks like at any given time. I mean, yes, I did create those reminders and yes, I do need to do all of those things, but displaying …

Dish’s upcoming online TV service could cost just $20-$30 per month

Dish is trading ad-skipping for Internet TV.<p>Dish cofounder Charlie Ergen has secured deals to broadcast Walt Disney Co.’s Disney Channel, ABC, and ESPN online, Bloomberg reports. This deal came out of negotiations to limit AdHop, Dish’s ad-skipping service, which Walt Disney Co. and others took to …

Interns at top tech companies make more than $5,000 per month

When it comes to pay, internships can be a struggle -- that is, of course, unless you work at one of the world's top tech companies.<p>Nineteen out of the top 25 highest-paying companies for internships come from the tech industry, according to a Friday report by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers website. …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest?<p>“Book him, Predator?”<p>This was no joke for a North Dakota family who were arrested with the assistance of a Predator drone. Rodney Brossart was sentenced to three years in prison, of which all but six months was suspended, for a June 2011 incident in …

A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

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How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

Study: Playing video games can increase brain size

Playing video games can increase brain volume in regions of the brain responsible for spatial navigation, strategic planning, memory and motor skills, according to a new study from research centers in Berlin.<p>The study, which appears in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, was conducted by researchers …

Better off renting? The new economics for young adults

Can a single young adult afford a condo in Toronto? Let's see how the numbers shake out.<p>Costs to buy<p>Condo cost<p>$350,000<p>5% downpayment<p>$17,500<p>Costs to own<p>Monthly mortgage payment*<p>$1,724<p>Estimated monthly condo fee<p>$350<p>Estimated monthly property tax amount<p>$200<p>Basic monthly home ownership …

Economics

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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