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Syrian conflict: What's left of Aleppo's Great Mosque?

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has visited the site of Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque to see what's left after the war in Syria.

Middle East

WWII & 5 Great American Military Victories

The invasion of Normandy and The Battle of Midway in WWII are among the greatest US Military victories of all time

D Day

Indian tech startup that is changing healthcare globally just raised $55 million

An Indian technology startup, that claims to be the world's largest appointment-booking platform for doctors, today announced it has raised more …

Startups

As the Algarve is named best-value destination - here’s how to get the most for your money

The Algarve in Portugal has been named the best-value destination in the world for British travellers, according to the Post Office’s 2017 Holiday Costs Barometer.<p>The Algarve topped the list for the second year running, beating Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and Spain’s Costa del Sol which came second …

European Travel

5 Money Habits That Separate the Rich From the Poor (Most May Surprise You) | Inc.com

A lot of people assume that the rich live in mansions, take lavish vacations, and dine in fancy restaurants every night. Nothing could be further from the truth. A small percentage of the well-to-do may live that way, but as Thomas Stanley and William Danko pointed out in the best-selling …

Personal Finance

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

Letgo raises $175 million for its used goods marketplace

With a pitch for its users to just let go of the things they no longer need, the online used goods marketplace letgo has managed to grab on to $175 million in new financing.<p>Since its launch in 2015, the would-be Craigslist killer has raised at least $325 million to tackle the U.S. market.<p>It’s been …

Venture Capital

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

Investing

Shiftgig raises $20M more to connect hourly workers with open jobs

The rise in on-demand services from the likes of Uber, Lyft and Postmates is fuelling a new workforce of freelancers in the service industry who are not tied to single places of employment and can work hours that are more suitable to them. Now a similar kind of flexibility is finding its way into …

Startups

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Portugal

Some of Portugal's best assets are far from secret: port wine, medieval castles, the many recipes and tastes of bacalhau — the Portuguese word for …

European Travel

The Rolling Stones: Blue & Lonesome review – more alive than they've sounded for years

Mick Jagger’s voice and harmonica drive an album of blues covers that returns the Stones to their roots<p>Last week, a US journalist interviewing the Rolling Stones offered up a 21st-century spin on the old ‘Can white men sing the blues?’ argument. Wasn’t the Stones’ early repertoire, heavy on the …

Right To Vote

Al Caiola, Guitarist With Top 40 Instrumental Hits, Dies at 96

Al Caiola, a versatile guitarist who recorded hit versions of the themes from the westerns “The Magnificent Seven” and “Bonanza” and worked with artists ranging from Buddy Holly to Tony Bennett, died on Nov. 9 in Allendale, N.J. He was 96.<p>His death, at a nursing home, was confirmed by his daughter, …

New Jersey

NME’s Albums of 2016 in stats: What our list says about the year in music

Wondering what fun facts lie behind <i>NME</i>‘s Albums of 2016 list, are you? Well, wonder no more: we’ve looked at the data in loads of definitely …

David Bowie

The Best Scotch Under $250

This guide is a part of a series. View our more affordable single malt Scotch whisky selections in our post entitled “10 Best Affordable Single …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

Time Management

The Curious Case of New York's Two Economic Centers

Why Midtown and Wall Street developed both separately and parallel to each other.<p>Most cities have a single economic center or “central business district,” but New York City has two. There is the original downtown economic hub around Wall Street and the financial district, and then there is Midtown, …

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Bond yields have been soaring for months and particularly since the presidential election. The 10-year Treasury yield is up nearly 70% from its …

Investing