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Easy Money Earning Tips You Can Use Immediately in 2013

As we begin 2013 New Years resolutions are being made everywhere. On top of most lists are “save more money” or “make more money”. I’m a big believer …

MLB Notebook: A's work overtime for W's

During the 1971 season, four games went at least 20 innings. The first took place on June 4 in Washington, when the visiting Athletics defeat the …

Let’s go #GnominAround! The Grant Balfour Ragin' Gnome will be given to 10,000 fans on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16. The A’s will be hiding oversized gnomes around the community between June 10-15. You can win tickets to the June 16 game by finding and sharing the Ragin' Gnome. More info at oaklandathletics.com/GnominAround

Video, gallery:Toyota unveils restyled 2014 Corolla

It's longer, with a larger back seat, and improvements to give it better gas mileage<p>SANTA MONICA, Calif., -- Toyota unveiled a new design Thursday night for the 2014 model of its popular Corolla sedan during a zen-like introduction in an aircraft hangar here. The new model goes on sale in …

Babbage: June 5th 2013

Cruising the Panama Canal with Holland America

Hop aboard the right repositioning cruise (a cruise cruise that “repositions” between seasonal sailing regions, with different embarkation and …

Cruise Ships

Video: Stand Up Paddleboarding off Kaanapali Beach, Maui

During our recent trip to Maui, we had the chance to take a crash course in stand up boarding — a sport I had long wanted to master. It wasn’t my …

Reader Q&A: What are Florence’s most romantic spots?

BBC Travel reader Gustavo Saraiva is interested in paying a visit to Tuscany’s romantic capital city in the springtime. Our Facebook community offered their advice.<p>Last week, we called on our readers via Facebook for their best advice on visiting Tuscany’s romantic capital city in the springtime. …

Italy

Tonight: Google+ Hangout with Adventurers Jeremy Jones, Josh Dueck, Steve Fisher, Shannon Galpin, and Host Chris Davenport

What’s it like to be nominated for National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year? How do you build a life and career out of your passion?<p>On May 28 at 7 p.m. mst Business of Fun is hosting a hangout with some of our 2013 Adventurers of the Year—Jeremy Jones, Shannon Galpin, Steve Fisher, and Josh …

Three-Part Portrait Series of Soldiers Before, During and After War

War changes you. This has been said time and again, but Lalage Snow has sought to document it. The photographer based in Kabul, Afghanistan began an …

War

A San Francisco Giants Pitcher Gave $500,000 Back To His Team After Noticing An Error In His Contract

But under the advice of his agent (and his conscience), he ended up returning the money to the team, Affeldt says in his new book.<p>From Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle:<p>"Affeldt was set to earn $4 million in 2010 under an existing contract with the Giants when they negotiated a …