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The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

10 Tourist Poses You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

By Chloe Pantazi<p><i>Credit: Flickr user Vincent Lock</i><p>Put a tourist in front of a camera instead of behind one, and you usually get some awesomely predictable results. From jumping in the air and posing with animals, to peeking out of a phone booth and pinching the Eiffel Tower, could we please -- as a …

The truth about Internet slang: It goes way back

The English language wouldn’t be what it is today if not for a long history of abbreviations and alternate spelling<p>In 2007, BBC reporter and presenter John Humphrys wrote an essay pointedly titled: “I h8 txt msgs: How texting is wrecking our language.” In it, Humphyrs lamented that,<p>the relentless …

A Common Virus Is Eating Your Gut Bacteria

The only time you’re completely human is before you’re born. For the rest of your life, microbes from the environment colonize ecosystems around your body, outnumbering your 37 trillion human cells by about 10 to one.<p>Over the past decade, scientists have been exploring how the microbes living on …

Reader Recs: Island Getaways

Nothing screams vacation quite like a sandy beach, clear blue water, and a fruity drink. To inspire a bit of summer wanderlust (or to help with your winter escape plans), we recently asked our Facebook fans to tell us their favorite island getaways in the world. Their answers ranged from large …

Unforgettable Places to Sleep in National Parks

(Photo: G. Mazerolle/Parks Canada)<p>A cabin floating on a lake. A boutique hotel. A yurt. Around North America, national parks offer incredible scenery, dazzling wildlife, and some truly funky, cool, and surprising places to stay. So leave the tent at home and instead spend your days exploring and …

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

First Look: Polaris' Slingshot roadster unveiled

Polaris Industries is expanding. It's grown a third wheel.<p>The company best known for its extensive line of snowmobiles and side-by-side off-road vehicles, having enjoyed a year of success with its revived Indian Motorcycles brand of big street cruisers, has moved into the sport three-wheeler market.<p>…

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel the Ex-USSR

<i>Ancient Church in Kazbegi, Georgia.</i><p>I am asked pretty regularly why I go to countries like Russia, Ukraine or Tajikistan. At first glance, there is not much to attract visitors, what with the civil wars, frowning shopkeepers, bitter winters and general chaos. Admittedly, these places are not for …

How to Make Takeout Night a Glamorous Affair

The owner of New York textiles showroom ALT for Living, Analisse Taft, turns a night of Chinese takeout into a grand affair.<p><i>Stools, vase: pearlriver.com.</i><p>"I love to entertain, but I work a lot and live in an apartment, so I don't always have the time or space to cook for parties. When I have friends …

Living Rooms

'Extreme solar storm' could have pulled the plug on Earth

The date of 23 July 2012 could have been the day the lights went out, along with suddenly not-so-smart phones, computers, satellite transmissions, GPS navigation systems, televisions, radio broadcasts, hospital equipment, electric pumps and water supplies.<p>On that day an "extreme solar storm" did …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

Woody Allen’s Midsummer’s Night Dream

Before the motorcade of black cars made its way from the premiere of Woody Allen’s <i>Magic in the Moonlight</i> at the Paris Theater to the after-party across town at the midtown jazz club the Harlow, the infamous director and his wife Soon-Yi Previn had already left. However, the director’s absence did …

Proof That One Change Can Completely Transform A Room

You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look!<p>You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look! These 11 rooms prove that one tiny thing can have an enormous impact.

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The Easiest Way to Do Fewer Dishes

Who wants to spend less time doing the dishes? We do! There's no need to overthink it. Sometimes the answer is simply to create fewer dishes in the …

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Comcast 'Embarrassed' By The Service Call Making Internet Rounds

When a customer service call is described as "Kafkaesque" and "hellish," you pretty much know how it's going to go down before even taking a listen. But in case you haven't heard the condescending, tedious call that's lit up the Internet, here it is:<p>The recording starts after the call has already …

Frock On: How to Dress for Your Shape

With warm-weather frolics, spur-of-the-moment road trips, and cocktail-fueled seaside adventures ahead of you, your summertime wardrobe should be as full of potential as these long, sunny days are. But in a world of ever-changing trends, knowing what to wear to flatter your body shape can be a bit …

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

Skeletons of war dead from 11,000 BC go on show at the British Museum

Lying on their left sides, curled together, the two skeletons on display for the first time at the British Museum look peacefully laid to rest. But the razor-sharp stone flakes scattered around and among the bones are the remains of ancient weapons, with a myriad breaks and slash marks on the …

Weekend Box Office: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Takes $103 Million

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ (our review) went bananas over the weekend, throwing a monkey wrench into Transformers’ dominance, and grossing $103 million worldwide, including $73 million domestic, evolving 33% above the original. It was helped (a little) by 3D ticket prices, which accounted for …

Escape to Turkey's Otherworldly Landscape

This rocky wonderland was shaped by millions of years of natural phenomena—but human hands performed equally incredible works here.<p>Erosion shaped the incredible landscape of Turkey's Göreme valley, but thousands of years ago humans took a cue from Mother Nature and began carving an incredible …

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Scientists say some farts can help prevent cancer, strokes and dementia

The smell of flatulence could help avoid cancer, strokes, heart attacks and dementia, according to scientists at Exeter University. Hydrogen sulfide …

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Ancient Spider Ancestor 'Walks' Again In Creepy Video Simulation

An ancient ancestor to spiders was able to creep again, sort of, as a new video has recreated the walk of the 410-million-year-old beast.<p>The arachnid's creepy gait was reconstructed based on paper-thin cross-sections of the creature's limbs fossilized in rock in Scotland.<p>The fossils were found in …

Antibody Treatment Developed For Dogs With Cancer

It could one day be used to treat your dog.<p>Dogs, like people, can get cancer--and research has shown that canine and human cancers can be very much alike. Austrian scientists recently found that the receptor proteins that coat the surface of various canine tumors are 91 percent similar to human …