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Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …


Low-Alcohol Cocktails, so You Can Day Drink All Day Long

This picnic ain't a track meet; it's a marathon. The key to successful day drinking is to choose one of these low alcohol cocktails. And sip slowly.<p><b>The key to successful day-drinking is</b> choosing low-octane cocktails that pack more flavor than potency. Because let's be real: If you're going to sip …


Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Hawaii After Flight from Japan

01:56<p>01:56<p>KAPOLEI, Hawaii — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.<p>Pilot Andre Borschberg and his single-seat aircraft landed at Kalaeloa, a small airport outside Honolulu. His nearly 118-hour voyage …

Solar Impulse

Rafael Nadal looks a spent force and the evidence runs beyond Wimbledon

Nadal’s defeat by Dustin Brown was the latest sign of decline but it would be foolish to retire a player whose fighting spirit means he will not leave quietly<p>Is Rafael Nadal finished at the highest level – or at least at Wimbledon? It would be a brave or foolish critic to retire a matador – because …

Oil heads for biggest weekly drop since March as rig count rise

Oil headed for the biggest weekly decline since March as a rebound in U.S. drilling added to signs that producers will keep pumping into an oversupplied market.<p>Futures in New York fell for a third day, extending this week's decline to 5.4 per cent. The number of active rigs seeking oil climbed by …

Private flights cheaper than a single commercial ticket? Here’s the catch

You can now fly on a private charter plane to some of your favorite cities, for less than the price of a single commercial airline ticket. So what’s the catch? NBC’s Tom Costello explains.

Air Travel

What if you could spend the summer on one of the most beautiful islands in the world?

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From the Maldives to Capri and Santorini, take a look at these idyllic islands around the globe for an unforgettable vacation.


Uber is suspending one of its services in France after taxi drivers rioted in the streets

uberPOP is Uber's cheapest type of service, and it competes directly with taxi drivers. The base fare is just €1, and from there it costs €0.15 per minute. That's a threat to taxi drivers because an Uber fare often works out cheaper than a licensed taxi.<p>Uber told Business Insider that it's going to …

Autonomous Vehicle

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian teen in West Bank

The 17-year-old was killed after throwing stones at an Israeli military vehicle close to the Qalandia checkpoint, south of Ramallah<p>Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank on Friday after he threw stones at their patrol, Palestinian medical and security sources …