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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to rucaparib for advanced ovarian cancer

The FDA today granted breakthrough therapy designation to rucaparib as monotherapy for patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to a press …

Cancer

Copenhagen -- Most Definitely!

Copenhagen wasn't even on our top 10-bucket list of places to visit, but our oversight quickly became apparent within a short time of touch down in traveler-friendly Kastrup Airport right outside the city. For years Copenhagen has ranked at the top of the heap in international surveys for its …

2015 Travel Resolutions You Can Actually DO

2015. A Clean slate.<p>Every year we make resolutions. Every year most of us break them.<p>Travelers are a different breed, however; we usually follow through. Even when we have more will than wallet, we figure out a way to wherever it is we really want to go.<p>In fact, for serious travelers, …

POWERED BY INSPIRATION

“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is …

Paris By Neighborhood

Louvre museum (Photo Credit: Flickr/Problemkind)<p>If you want your kids to understand the layout of the French capital, try this visualisation exercise: Start at the center with the first district and imagine a snail as you go around -- it's not easy but it does make some sort of sense! Paris' …

Fodor's Go List 2015

There's a whole lot of world out there to explore in 2015, with so many destinations worth visting that it can be overwhelming to even think about where you should go next. Fortunately, the team at Fodor's is here to guide the way: Our Go List features the 25 can't-miss spots that we think should …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

Daily Flight Deals Round

Looking for the best flight deals for your next trip? With the Skyscanner app we help you save big with amazingly cheap flights, as Skyscanner's …

Tourism

Hands on: Microsoft Sway tells your story without the hassle

Office has a new app in the family: Sway, a new way to share stories and ideas directly from your phone.<p>Microsoft’s Sway was announced back in October and remains invite only, but the company opened up the preview to New Zealand users this week. Sway is touted as a way for “expressing your ideas in …

Kickstarter sensation Sense delays sleep tracking gadget until February 2015

Sense, the incredible sleep-tracking gadget that blew through its Kickstarter goals, receiving $2.1 million, has been delayed until February 2015.<p>An email sent out to Kickstarter backers earlier this week from James Proud, CEO at Hello (the company that created Sense), said that the company has …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

Review - 'Interstellar' A Triumphant Vision

I’ve watched Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction masterpiece <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> more times than I can count. In the last two years, I’ve seen it countless times on DVD and Blu-ray, and twice on the big screen. Most recently, I had the immense pleasure of viewing it at a giant dome theater — the …

Everyone is obsessed with the 'Serial' podcast

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …

14 Tips and Tools for Creating Original Visuals

Thanks to hundreds of tools that now exist online, it’s easier than ever to create original images and visuals to share on your website and social …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired By Robin Babbini

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Ten films to watch in November

Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive.<p>Now Crave, which raised a $2.4 million …

Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers

5 stars based on 122 votes<p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they look — and if you haven’t …

Las Vegas’ Water Problem Poses Threat to Luxury Casinos

A point-counterpoint debate about whether one size fits all and the federal role in managing regional water resources took added significance …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my apartment. But every once in a while I forget, …

Have a Whale of a Time in Hermanus, South Africa!

<i>Walker Bay, Hermanus. Photo: Deevra Norling</i><p>Hermanus is a small seaside town along the southern coast of South Africa and approximately one and a half hours away from Cape Town, the second biggest city in South Africa.<p>It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in South …

5 Reasons to Go to Istanbul in Winter

With its glamorous waterways and millennia of history, Istanbul is a stunner in any season. Still, savvy travelers skip the summertime throngs to …

12 New "It" Social and Content Careers for 2014

Clearly, social media (and all the content creation that comes with it) is a hot place to be. If anyone was asking a few years ago what “social media” was, now they’re building whole departments around it.<p>What’s next? To find out, I asked a panel of successful entrepreneurs from the Young …

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With $5.3M In Funding, Entitle Launches E-Book Service Emphasizing Ownership And Big Titles

In the past few months, we’ve seen the launch of several e-book subscription services using a Netflix-style pricing model, where users pay a monthly fee and get access to any title in the catalog. A new service called Entitle is going in a different direction — users still pay a subscription fee, …