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Europe's biggest holiday rip-offs (and how to avoid them)

From Venice’s “music surcharges” to the world’s most expensive club sandwich, we track down some of Europe’s biggest holiday rip-offs.<p>The St Mark’s Square surcharges<p>As one visitor to Venice discovered this week, the restaurants that line St Mark’s Square weren’t created with budget travellers in …

London Bridge

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Weight Loss

The Capture of Jerusalem, 1099 CE

The capture of Jerusalem from Muslim control was the primary goal of the First Crusade (1095-1102 CE), a combined military campaign organised by …

Supermarket frozen veg recalled after nine deaths from listeria

If you’ve bought any of these products, don’t eat them.<p>They are among those recalled over listeria fears, after an outbreak killed nine people and …

Two 4,500 year-old homes found near Giza pyramids

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient homes near the Giza pyramids in Egypt. The structures may have housed officials responsible for overseeing the production of food for a paramilitary force more than 4,500 years ago.<p>The residences were found in an ancient port at Giza that flourished at a …

Operating Room "Spies" Reveal How Surgeons Wield Power, Rank, and Gender

"You. Me. Parking lot!"<p>On Monday, psychologists at Emory University published a paper in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> that should …

The DNA Cops Who Make Sure the World’s Deadliest Viruses Aren’t Rebuilt

Ginkgo Bioworks is helping stop a new class of lethal biological weapons from being created.<p>Genetic engineering could help produce more resilient …

Obama Administration

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Psychedelic Brew Made From Amazonian Plants May Ease Depression

Even for those with difficult-to-treat depression.<p>“Leon” is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous blog, …

Coutinho sends official jersey to favela boy whose picture went viral

A Brazilian teen who could not afford a football jersey could soon meet his hero, Philippe Coutinho, after the player was moved by a picture of the boy watching his World Cup match in a shirt he had made himself.<p>As Brazil was playing against Costa Rica last Friday, photographer Bruno Itan was …

Toni Kroos’ dig at Brazil comes back to haunt him after Germany’s World Cup exit

Toni Kroos has been widely mocked by Brazil supporters in the wake of Germany’s surprise World Cup exit on Wednesday.<p>The World Cup holders were …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Have Before Breakfast To Blast Belly Fat

Eating protein-packed foods and combining cardio with strength-training exercises are two ways to help blast belly fat — but you can actually drink …

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Amid setbacks by the Temer administration, thousands of indigenous peoples march into Brazil's capital

<i>This story was reported by Nathália Clark of 350.org, an organization building a global grassroot climate movement, and it</i> <i>is published here as part</i> …

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …

Research

How to stream your personal music library wherever you are

If you have a prized music collection in the cloud or on your hard drive, there are a few ways to stream it all remotely, just like you would with a service like Spotify.<p>Whether you’ve got plenty of rare tunes ripped from vinyls, a bunch of albums from indie artists on Bandcamp, or a carefully …

Poole, the gilded gateway to one of Britain's best-kept secrets

“Life without adventure would be deadly dull,” said Lord Baden-Powell, who pitched the first ever scout camp on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour. A beguiling wildlife reserve with a history of eccentric owners, the island is also said to have inspired Enid Blyton’s Five on a Treasure Island.<p>In …

11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history’s most celebrated writers—and puzzled some of its …

How Jesus died: Extremely rare evidence of Roman crucifixion uncovered in Italy

A lesion on the foot of a 2,000-year-old skeleton discovered in a Roman burial site in northern Italy appears to constitute rare tangible evidence of …

I Had A Fecal Transplant And It Saved My Life

If you had once told me that someday I would not only agree to have someone else’s poop put inside my body, but would enthusiastically welcome it, I never would have believed you. I, like most people, would have been repulsed by the very idea. But when you’re fighting for your life, the ick factor …

Medicine

The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow between 1932 and 1934<p>On May 23, 1934, the American robbers <b>Bonnie and Clyde</b> are ambushed by police and killed in Black …

‘Size Matters’ for more than just the bedroom

<i>How should a woman react when a man is sexually dysfunctional? How long do sperm live? What's the deal with fertility and "boxers vs. briefs"? In their new book "Size Matters," New York urologist Dr. Harry Fisch and author Kara Baskin answer the questions about men's sexual health that women often</i> …

Archaeologists Just Unearthed a Spectacularly Rare Temple in The Middle of The Desert

A hidden oasis.<p>As historical finds go, it ranks up at the more remarkable end of the scale – archaeologists working in Egypt have uncovered the …

Massive Ancient Drawings Found in Peruvian Desert

Armed with satellites and drones, archaeologists discover new Nasca lines and dozens of other enigmatic geoglyphs carved into the earth.<p>Etched into the high desert of southern Peru more than a millennium ago, the enigmatic Nasca lines continue to capture our imagination. More than a thousand of …

Satellite Images Aided the Discovery of an Ancient Civilization Buried in the Amazon

Parts of the Amazon rainforest that were long believed to be almost uninhabited were actually home to a thriving, ancient civilization buried for …

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

Personal Finance

Businessmen working in Russia and China told to avoid honeytraps

Businessmen are being given a secret MI5 handbook to help them avoid being caught in "honeytraps" when working in Russia or China.<p>Some of the UK's biggest firms have received the booklet, which warns that getting drunk, gambling or womanising could see them targeted amid talk of a new Cold War.<p>It …