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50 places to travel to in 2017

While it may be hard to believe, 2016 is coming to a close, meaning that it's time to look ahead to 2017.<p>Whether you consider yourself a tourist, a traveler, or a weekend warrior, one thing is universal: you travel to see and experience new things.<p>To help you do this, we've put together the …

Mount Everest
Ben Silbermann

The New England Patriots' Revenge Tour Rolls Through Indianapolis

In their first meeting since the infamous 'Deflategate' game, Tom Brady and the Pats punt the Colts once again<p>The New England Patriots are cheaters. …

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Rank Heading into Week 6?

There are still six teams without a loss yet after five weeks. They range from known juggernauts like the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers, to the Denver Broncos, a team in transition.<p>Usually the Seattle Seahawks are among that group, but a once-punishing defense somehow allowed 17 …

Scientists want an exercise pill that saves you from hitting the gym

Those '50s-era dreams of taking pills to solve all your problems? They're more realistic than you might think. Researchers have created a blueprint of the molecular-level muscle reactions to exercise that should lead to treatments which mimic workouts. Yes, that means that you could eventually take …

The New England Patriots: Make America Great Again

Bill Belichick's team is undefeated and unstoppable – and now they head to Indianapolis, looking to trump their 'Deflategate' foes<p>Listen: I realize …

NFL

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Staten Island

10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime

It’s always exciting to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the ancient Romans – or of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or any of the shadowy inhabits of the past. Even for me, a fairly hard-nosed professional, who has studied the classical world for more than forty years, there’s still a buzz in …

Ancient History

Philips Launches New Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility

Philips added support for Apple’s HomeKit framework to its Hue smart light bulb product line. Unfortunately, existing Hue users will need to purchase a brand new bridge as the existing bridge isn’t compatible with HomeKit. With that said, here’s what to expect from the new bridge.<p>If you’re an iOS …

Facebook will bring free Internet to sub-Saharan Africa with a satellite

Facebook just put some serious satellite oomph behind its Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring basic Internet access to developing …

Top 10 Places To See The Northern Lights

Every traveler's bucket list should include viewing the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, one of nature's most spectacular phenomena. And while scientists predicted that December 2013 would be the peak of the current solar cycle, and thus the best time to see the northern lights, …

Here’s how Ford is using connected car data

<b>① Tele(matic)-commute</b><p>Through a project called Big Data Drive, Ford (F) monitors the routes employees use to drive to work and tracks how long it …

Power Ingestible Gadgets With Batteries You Can Eat

As a non-toxic way to use swallowable medical devices<p>Today, implanted medical devices continuously monitor the body to give doctors and researchers more information than ever about the state of a patient's disease and the effects of certain treatments. Engineers have also been making devices that a …

NFL Power Rankings Week 4: 2015-16 Conference Standings and Super Bowl Odds

In the aftermath of Week 3, things look somewhat normal again in the NFL.<p>The Jacksonville Jaguars took a whipping at the hands of the New England Patriots, 51-17, the season's most disappointing team looks like a tie between the Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers and major injuries look set to …

The 20 most popular colleges for studying abroad

The University of Dallas has been sending students abroad for 45 years and counting. Facebook/University of Dallas Rome Hundreds of thousands of college students set off on journeys around the world every semester to study, research, intern, and explore. Many return home with a new perspective, or …

College & University

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

European Travel

Curran: Patriots 'on whole different level' than Jaguars

FOXBORO – This may be the saddest quote of the young NFL season. Uttered by Jaguars defensive tackle Roy Miller III in response to a question about …

Ashton Kutcher nailed his 'Shark Tank' debut

But after watching the seventh season's premiere, they'd see he's a formidable investor.<p>Kutcher made a deal, imparted valuable insight to entrepreneurs, and even sparred with Kevin O'Leary.<p>We recently spoke with "Shark Tank" mainstay Robert Herjavec, who said he found Kutcher's time on set earlier …

Entrepreneurship

Fragment of lost F. Scott Fitzgerald novel is found

An unfinished novel believed to be the writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald has been found by the editor of a mystery magazine who seems to have a knack for unearthing the lost works of famous authors.<p>Andrew Gulli, editor of the Strand mystery magazine, says he discovered the undated manuscript -- which …

Literature

30 Day Challenge: 30 Days of Classic Literature

August 30, 2015<p>When you live your last month of summer with as much intention as you did, it’s easy to see why we never want it to end. Tables where …

Dan Shaughnessy: Patriots enemies mysteriously meet with misfortune

Anybody else noticed the Deflategate Curse?<p>Check it out. We know the Patriots have an Enemies List longer than that compiled by Richard Milhous …

Shaughnessy: Goodell, NFL can't be happy with Patriots' start

Karma has not been good to the enemies of the New England Patriots during the 2015 season.<p>It seems as if every team who supported the NFL against Tom …

The Patriots are now an overwhelming favorite to win the Super Bowl

Using Nate Silver's "2015 NFL Predictions," a model that rates each team and then projects how the regular season and playoffs will play out, we can get a better sense of which teams are the true Super Bowl contenders.<p>Heading into Week 3, the Patriots are the favorite with a 19% chance to win the …

NFL

More people have died from selfies than shark attacks this year

A 66-year-old Japanese tourist has died, and his travel companion has been injured, after falling down stairs while attempting to take a selfie at …

Prosecutor: Short life of Baby Doe marked by neglect, abuse

BOSTON (AP) — In her short, tumultuous life, Bella Bond loved cats, dancing to country music and the color green.<p>Those were but brief flashes of happiness in a life marked by neglect, abuse and a horrible ending, according to descriptions given by a prosecutor in court Monday as 2-year-old Bella's …

Crime

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business

The 'Shark Tank' star sounds off on everything from how to stay ahead of the competition, to why you never want to invest in a company that has logo-embroidered polo shirts.<p>Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with …

Business Strategy

Great Sentences in Literature

<b>Some of my favorite books to read are the classics: Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, A Tale of Two Cities, Jane Eyre. I also love coming</b> …

Literature