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The Best Foods to Replenish Electrolytes

Looking to avoid sugary fillers after your run? These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs.<p><b>Replenish the Right Way</b><br>Most exercisers can get away with gulping water after a workout, but endurance athletes—anyone training for a marathon and running for …

America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

Go Forth And Pwn For Shizzle, Word List Guardians Tell Scrabble Players

A new batch of 6,500 words are now available to Scrabble players, after publishing house Collins updated its widely used Official Scrabble Words list Thursday. The list includes tech jargon and slang, such as pwn, twerk and shizzle.<p>Also added: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more …

Linguistics

Making Connections at Machu Picchu

You’ve probably seen this before.<p>It’s what everyone pictures when they think of <b>Machu Picchu</b>—the verdant network of stone terraces, temples, and open-walled houses; the soaring peaks of Huayna Picchu framing the dramatic scene.<p>When I arrived at Peru’s “lost” Inca citadel in the clouds, I was …

Travel Photography

Five Questions About the Clintons and a Uranium Company

The <i>Times</i> has reported that people involved in a series of Canadian uranium-mining deals channelled money to the Clinton Foundation while the firm at the deal's center had business before the State Department. And, in one case, a Russian investment bank connected to the deals paid money to Bill …

The billionaire linked to the 'Clinton Cash' scandals once said something amazing about doing business with Bill Clinton

Billionaire Canadian mining executive Frank Giustra is at the center of a blockbuster series of New York Times reports that raise troubling questions about the finances of the Bill, Hillary, & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.<p>One of the stories detailed how a company Giustra was involved with secured the …

Government

This Is How Uber Will Take Over The World

The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it's doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach it already uses in the U.S. Auto-rickshaws for India, Lamborghinis for Singapore.<p>Conceived as a solution to what its founders described as "the horrible taxi problem in San Francisco," Uber's …

Transportation

5 Tricks For Super-Cheap Flights To Thailand

It's a long haul from the United States, but you'll find the journey is worth it the minute you land. The exhilarating sights and sounds of Bangkok, the perfectly turquoise Andaman Sea, the romantic resorts of Koh Samui, the unique cuisine of Chiang Mai ... we could go on forever.<p>Want to plan the …

What it's like to eat a $225-per-person, 3-hour dinner at Eleven Madison Park, the best restaurant in America

Food blogger Julian Fang captured the experience of dining at Eleven Madison Park in spring 2011 for his website Jewelz. He opted for the 11-course tasting menu, which today runs three and a half hours long and costs $225 per person.<p>While the menu has changed, the decadence remains. We've shared a …

Dining Rooms

Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.<p>The New York City native’s CNN show, <b>Parts Unknown</b>, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Travel

Home Renovation Projects That Pay Off and Don't Pay Off

<i>When you’re considering a home improvement, it’s important to determine how much of the cost you’ll recoup down the road. Which home improvements</i> …

Home Ownership | Home Improvement

Tip<p>Expert info on buying, selling, and home value.<p>Remodel Tip<p>Planning, designing, and contracting advice from the pros.<p>Money Tip<p>Savvy insights to …

8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love

Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to it. The trick is to choose materials and products that make maintaining your …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes | Inc.com

• <i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things."• <i><br>Al Capone:</i> "They can't collect legal taxes from …

Chelsea’s Invisible Hand

An inside report on the shadowy role of Hillary’s most important adviser.<p>As her mother prepared to launch her second campaign for the presidency, Chelsea Clinton’s staff was compiling an email chronicling the former first daughter’s growing public profile and influence within the family’s sprawling …

Hillary Clinton

The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

8 Mysterious Van Gogh Theories That Haunt Us To This Day

Today is the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved outsiders, the iconic post-Impressionist whose melancholic spirit and rapturous paintings forever colored our notion of the "tortured artist." Yes, we're talking about Vincent van Gogh, a man whose life is as widely renowned as it is …

Inside Elon Musk’s $1.4 billion score

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>Photos by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune<p>November 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT<p><b>The crazy, real-life story of how the CEO of electric-car maker</b> …

Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town revived by its grim past | CNN Travel

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

Obama Pays Tribute to Slain Activists

Barack Obama has pledged greater U.S. support for rights defenders, who are increasingly being killed for standing up to injustice. Speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, the president paid special tribute to four slain activists, among them Chut Wutty from Cambodia.<p>Chut Wutty …

The cookie is dead. Here’s how Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you now

The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to expire. With the rapid emergence of mobile devices, the big three — Facebook, Google, and Apple — have turned to new and more potent methods for advertisers to keep track of you across multiple devices.<p>The impending death of the cookie can be traced …

Panetta: '30-year war' and a leadership test for Obama

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. — Americans should be braced for a long battle against the brutal terrorist group Islamic State that will test U.S. resolve — and the leadership of the commander in chief, says Leon Panetta, who headed the CIA and then the Pentagon as Al Qaeda was weakened and Osama bin Laden …