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5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. <i>(Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.)</i><p>Think dream trips like Europe and Hawaii are totally out of reach? You'd be surprised how many affordable packages are …

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8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

22 Things You Learn When You Get Your First 'Real' Job

It's a cruel, cruel world out there.

Book Review: 'The Sweet Girl'

Photo: Philip Friedman/Studio D<p>Annabel Lyon quickly dispels any notion that the title character of <i>The Sweet Girl</i> (Knopf) is an innocent. When we meet Pythias, daughter of the Greek philosopher Aristotle (the subject of Lyon's Hilary Mantel–endorsed 2010 debut, <i>The Golden Mean</i>), she's a …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

Argentina Ghost Town Re-Emerges After Being Underwater For 25 Years

An Argentinian town has re-emerged after being underwater for 25 years, The Associated Press reports.<p>In the 1920s Villa Epecuen, located in the farmlands 340 miles south of Buenos Aires, was established as a tourist village along the shore of Lago Epecuen.<p>The saltwater lake has 10 times more salt …

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Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

Artist Hong Yi Plays with her Food for 30 Days | Colossal

<p>For almost every day last month Malaysian artist/architect Hong Yi (who often goes by the nickname Red) created a fun illustration made with common …

The Hidden Beach

The Marietas Islands off the Pacific coast of Mexico contain a gem of nature: a hidden beach. La Playa de Amor is accessible through a sea cave. It's …

Meet NYC's Most Imaginative Barista Turned Coffee Artist

As New York barista Mike Breach demonstrates, there’s more to making a good coffee than the perfect blend of its ingredients. Unlike the majority of …

Why Kraft Is Fighting To Keep Yellow Dye In Its Macaroni And Cheese

The bloggers, Lisa Leake and Vani Hari, point out that the artificial dyes — Yellow Dye 5 and Yellow Dye 6 — require a warning label in some other countries.<p>"These unnecessary — yet potentially harmful — dyes are not in Kraft Macaroni and Cheese in other countries, including the UK, because they …

The 25 Best-Paying Companies For Software Engineers

Engineering talent is scarce, so companies are willing to pay big bucks to keep them happy.<p>Which companies pays their engineers the most?<p>Jobs review site Glassdoor helped us pull the top 25 companies around the world that pay their US-based software engineers the most.<p>The highest paying company …

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Michigan woman now the oldest person in U.S.

Jeralean Talley of Inkster, Mich., was born May 23, 1899.<p>DETROIT -- Jeralean Talley is set in her ways. It happens after living 113 years.<p>Every morning, she drinks black coffee with a little sugar. Talley doesn't eat cheese because she doesn't like it and lives by the motto: Treat others the way …