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The 10 Things I Learned on My First Cruise

<i>By Angie Shannon</i><p>Each week, Travelzoo's Top 20 brings members cruise deals -- from multi-night Transatlantic cruises to two-night $299 cruises -- offering something for nearly everybody. But the cruise industry reports that only 20% of Americans have ever taken a cruise.<p>I was among that 80%, having …

Kendall Jenner Is Officially The New Face Of Calvin Klein

Major congratulations are in order for Kendall (Jenner)!<p>Calvin Klein announced Thursday that Jenner is officially its new spokesperson. This news comes on the heels of a whirlwind fashion month, where she is undoubtedly considered a regular.<p>The brand teased its new star on Twitter, using the same …

The Brooklyn Nets Are Caught In The Center Of Russia's Economic Crisis

For months there have been rumors that Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the Brooklyn Nets, is thinking about selling the team. On Tuesday, Bloomberg's Scott Shoshnick reported that the team is for sale.<p>Bleacher Report's Howard Beck confirmed the report, and then added "Russian economy a driving …

NBA

The GOP Plan to Sabotage Raleigh’s Successful Growth

<i>This art­icle is part of a weeklong</i> <i>Amer­ica 360</i> <i>series on Raleigh.</i><p>RALEIGH, N.C. — To get to the fu­ture Garner High School satel­lite cam­pus, you …

Education

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10 Music Services You May Not Know About—But Should

Yes, Twitter has a #music service now, and iTunes Radio is all shiny and new. But forget about them for a moment. In fact, forget about Pandora, Spotify, Rdio and Slacker. Same for Grooveshark, Vevo, Rhapsody, MOG, last.fm, Soundcloud, Deezer and Songza.<p>While we’re at it, please—oh please—forget …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Siberia

Organ trafficking: a deadly trade

A kidney? £84,000. A heart? Up to £1 million. With the number of organs now critical, wealthy patients are spending a fortune on illicit transplants. But it is the desperate 'donors' who are paying the ultimate price.<p>One January night in 2004, Susan Sutovic was woken from her sleep by a …

World Health Organization

Fat Gain: How To Reduce What You Gain And Increase What You Lose

Sometimes we make life far more difficult than it needs to be. This is especially true with nutrition and fat loss.<p>We look for magic diet programs …

Nutrition

Late Night Eating: Weight Gain Facts And Myths

“Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper.” This maxim can be attributed to nutrition writer Adelle Davis, and …

Nutrition

Can A Fitness Tracker Really Change Your Life? Part One Of A First-Person Experiment

In 2013, fitness tracking is all around us: in iPhone apps like Map My Fitness and DailyBurn; built into your Samsung Galaxy S4 phone; in a device on your wrist if you own a Nike+ Sportswatch or a Pebble smartwatch. But does any of it really work? Not just do they track your fitness, but do they …

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Sunday Supper: Baby Back Ribs With Mojo Barbecue Sauce

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>I've never been a fan of boiling ribs—I don't like skimming that 'surface foam.' Besides, I think baking them works better.<p>This dish employs the same …

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Amazon Is Working On A Plan To Deliver Your Groceries

Although Amazon Fresh has been around since 2007, it has never expanded beyond a few Seattle zip codes.<p>It's an experiment that hasn't gone any further.<p>And yet Amazon still appears to be working on a plan to roll out grocery delivery nationwide, according to a number of recent reports.<p>The logic …

AmazonFresh

California's New 'Problem': Jerry Brown on the Sudden Surplus, and the Filibuster

The Senate's abuse of the filibuster "could end America's ability to govern itself." And other interview outtakes.<p>While I'm at it, here was another Jerry Brown riff that couldn't fit in the article. We were talking about the oddities of California's governing structure, especially the unique (among …

I learned the most important lessons on starting a business when I was 11

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Joel Peterson here</i><p>I started my first business at age 11, selling tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and squash that I grew myself. It was all planted from seed on a tiny plot of land behind our two-bedroom house in Okemos, Michigan.<p>My maiden venture …

Business Strategy

Protestors All Over The World March Against Monsanto

People carry signs during a protest against Monsanto in Montpelier, Vt. on Saturday, May 25, 2013.<p>AP<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.<p>Organizers …

Agriculture

On Saying No to Paleo: Why Eating Isn't One Size Fits All

I live in Los Angeles, which means I'm always hearing about other people's diets. Raw food, $75-per-day juice cleanses, space food, the cookie …

These Cocktail Recipes Will Make You Fall In Love With Gin

If we had a dollar for every time someone told us they hate gin, we'd have a lot of dollars. If we had a dollar for every time someone who told us that had changed their mind after they tasted one of these cocktails, we'd have almost the same number of dollars.<p>The bright, astringent qualities of …

Lose Belly Fat: Dr. Oz's 5 Tips For A Flatter Stomach

<i>To gain major health rewards, shed the weight around your middle with this two-part plan.</i><p>By Dr. Mehmet Oz<p>A trim midsection is good for many things, like fitting into your favorite jeans or walking the beach in a swimsuit with confidence. But there are even better reasons to work off extra baggage …

Nutrition