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Hidden Gems to Visit in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant, colorful city that plays host of a variety of slanted Renaissance-era residences that align the city's winding canals. Take a break from the coffee shops and famous museums and explore another side of this beautiful city.<p>By College Tourist; Author: Marilyn La Jeunesse, New …

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Vacation Rental-Friendly Fort Lauderdale, FL to Regulate Practice

Fort Lauderdale officials are hoping to crack down on vacation rentals in an effort to prevent out-of-towners from disturbing the …

American Hires Nearly 2,000 Reservation Workers to Avoid Merger Complication Nightmare

American Airlines, poised for the trickiest technological challenge in the US Airways merger, has added 1,900 workers to help smooth the transition …

Millennials Use Phones Over Printed Recipes When Cooking, Says Google

Google researched the cooking habits of millennials and found that they frequently use their phones as part of the process. The search giant — which teamed up with Kraft Foods and advertising agency McGarryBowen on the project — found that while those above 35 will print out recipes, nearly 60 …

9 Delicious Chicken Dinners From Around the World

Spice up your repertoire with these delicious chicken dinners. They come from all over the globe, but are easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket.<p>Spice up your repertoire with these delicious chicken dinners. They come from all over the globe, but are easy to make with …

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Caitlyn Jenner Steps Out for a Sushi Lunch with Daughter Kendall Before Praising John Oliver

It was a girls’ afternoon out, when Caitlyn Jenner was spotted meeting daughter Kendall in Los Angeles for a sushi lunch on Saturday, along with …

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Ocean 'weather balloons' detect cause of global warming pause

Sea temperature data, some collected by a fleet of drifting and diving probes, shows that a decade-long slowdown in global surface warming masked a coincident rise in ocean temperature below 300 feet, according to NASA JPL researchers.<p>That finding, which was published recently in the journal …

Pluto's Spots Turn Into Weird Splotches in New View from New Horizons

Space<p>LAUREL, Md. — Remember those weird black spots that showed up on Pluto's surface a couple of weeks ago in pictures from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft? Now that the piano-sized probe has closed in to a distance of less than 2.5 million miles (4 million kilometers), the spots look like even …

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Nature's hadron collider produces Higgs bosons all the time | Life & Physics

Cosmic rays provide a free source of high-energy collisions, which have been used in the past to discover new particles. A recent study calculates how often they produce Higgs bosons<p>On Wednesday the whole of year six from my daughter’s primary school came to visit UCL. They saw the Slade School of …

The Verge Review of Animals: the domestic cat

<i>This is the first column in a series, where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>Everyone knows cats are metal as hell.<p>"Kill 'em all and let God sort …

How “The Cosby Show” duped America: The sitcom that enabled our ugliest Reagan-era fantasies

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>In Cosby, Americans mourn the loss of an innocent part of their youths. But there’s a problem with that nostalgia<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 12, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>When I was a child, I loved to eat dinner in the kitchen, sitting at the family dining table, alone, while watching …

Taylor Swift's 'Love Story' includes fans, friends and US women’s soccer team

Taylor Swift did not fail to impress Friday night in East Rutherford, N.J., as she performed for a sold out crowd of 60,000 at the MetLife Stadium.<p>Swift made it clear from the beginning of the show, that it was all about the fans. You could tell from the energy of the crowd of “swifties” (the self …

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Say hey, baseball: Brian Dozier, Troy Tulowitzki added to All-Star team

Sunday morning's baseball includes more additions to the All-Star game, a couple of possible trade scenarios, and the triumphant return of Jose Fernandez. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey!<p>Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are …

The Latest: F1 champion Hamilton misses Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):<p>8:50 p.m.<p>Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton missed out on watching the Wimbledon final …