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6 Alternative Travel Destinations to Visit This Year

You’ve been pinching PTOs all year for this moment: summer vacation. So if you're going international, be rational. While the masses flock toward …

South Africa

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

British Columbia

Gigabyte's new Brix fanless computer is all heatsink

I love heatsinks. It's one of those things that makes the physics of an object very obvious, instead of buried under layers of indirection. Gigabyte's latest Brix GB-EKi3A-7100 barebones PC, spotted by Liliputing, is basically a heatsink with a computer inside it. The fanless system runs a Kaby …

What owners and buyers need to know now that Ontario has moved to cool the housing market

Home owners and buyers are going to need an attitude adjustment as rationality seeps back into the country's hottest real estate market.<p>The Ontario government has introduced measures to restrain housing price surges that last month came in around 30 per cent in Toronto and nearby Hamilton. We could …

Galaxy S8 review: Ctrl-Walt-Delete edition

Listen to it<p>After many weeks of anticipation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is finally here and our very own Walt Mossberg has given his review. This week on Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay bring the new device to the forefront of the show and discuss whether it holds up against other flagship phones like …

Google’s newest innovation will make your internet feel significantly faster

You might not sense it immediately, but Google just made the internet faster. And you won’t have to upgrade computers or internet subscriptions to …

Should I be concerned about taking opioids after surgery?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I'm going to have surgery soon and I have been told I will be given an opioid medication to control the pain after the operation. But I see stories of people getting hooked on opioids all over the news, and I'm scared to take them. Am I right to be worried?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>There is a very real …

20 Creative Date Ideas That Cost Less Than $20

The typical formula for a date—think dinner, drinks, entertainment—can add up to an expensive outing. And while staying in and watching TV is a …

Personal Finance

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Feed your soul.<p>Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward …

Cooking

The World's Most Romantic Cities 2017

To get compile a list of the world's most romantic cities, we cross-referenced lists of such armor-inducing places from Travel + Leisure, Frommers, Food & Wine and WeLoveDates.com to see which locations make the most appearances. Here are the results...

Cities

Sunday Meal Prep: These Healthy Vegetarian Recipes Are All You Need

Cook on the weekend, then relax all week long.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good</i> …

Healthy Eating

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In North America

Continuing our series of the best beaches & luxury hotels in the world, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in …

6 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram for Major Home #Inspo

When scrolling through the plethora of #plantgoals and elegantly rumpled beds on Instagram, it’s sometimes hard to distinguish who posted what. In other words: When everything starts to look the same, it becomes, well, boring. Below, six design-centric Instagram accounts that are anything but—and …

The 50 best burger joints in America

The burger is an American classic.<p>Whether it's served alone on a bun or stacked with cheese and bacon and smothered in condiments, a burger <i>always</i> makes for a satisfying meal.<p>We asked Foursquare City Guide to help us find the best burgers across the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see which burger joints …

Texas

10 Ski Resorts with the Deepest Snow in America

These ski-and-snowboard meccas lure adventurers seeing ultra-deep powder and runs off the beaten track.<p>January 2017 was a month to remember for skiers and snowboarders. Thanks to effects from La Nina and other factors, ski resorts around the West have been breaking records all season.<p>The snow got …

Lyft is about to launch a massive expansion across the US

The ride-hailing company plans to launch in 100 new US cities by the end of the year, bringing the total number of cities it serves to 300, Jaime Raczka, the head of early-stage markets and expansion at Lyft, told Business Insider.<p>Lyft plans to roll out service in 40 new cities on Thursday alone, …

Transportation

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Another Airline Is Offering $69 Flights to Europe

<i>This article previously appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.</i><p>Following an announcement by budget carrier Norwegian Air that $69 flights from the U.S. to …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Cooking

Lab notes: Scientists discover a new organ in the human digestive system

The discovery warranted a rare update in the definitive medical manual Gray's Anatomy.<p>Irish scientists have identified a new organ in the digestive …

Digestion

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI<p>A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and …

Artificial Intelligence

Western University researchers develop concussion blood test with 90-per-cent accuracy rate

When Mark Daley first tabulated the results, he thought he might be wrong. They seemed too obvious; "like a lab exercise that I set for students." And yet there it was – a way to tell if someone had suffered a concussion, and all it required was a drop of their blood.<p>After two years of blood …

Casio’s new outdoor smartwatch adds GPS, offline maps, and Android Wear 2.0

Casio’s Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 was a niche but impressive smartwatch debut — unlike most products in the category, it was obvious exactly who might want to use it and why. Now Casio is back one year later with a follow-up product that builds on the previous blueprint.<p>The Smart Outdoor Watch …

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

U.S. comes first, Trump official says about Canadian auto industry

Statements by U.S. transition officials and tweets by the president-elect Tuesday are bringing into question the future of jobs and exports from Canada's auto industry, as Donald Trump warns that U.S. companies should not be allowed to sell internationally manufactured cars in the U.S. market …

Mapped: the most popular tourist attraction of every country

While many travelers profess a desire to avoid the “tourist-trap,” it is tough to fight the gravitational pull of the truly world famous destinations …

Science says these are the men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex?<p>Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been …