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Saudi's cut of diplomatic ties 'a big mistake' says Iran

Iran's deputy foreign minister has hit back at Riyadh's decision to order Iranian embassy officials out of the country. It follows an attack on the …

Nas: My Life in 20 Songs

“Live at the Barbeque”<p>Main Source's <i>Breaking Atoms</i> (1991)<p>I specifically meant for that verse to spark my whole existence in rap music, so I approached …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Diaspora Sounds Alarm As Dominicans Face Statelessness

Politicians in the Dominican Republic have long courted Dominicans in the U.S. for votes. That relationship has strengthened in the past couple of years; in 2011, the Dominican government established seven representatives for its communities abroad.<p>And that influence means activism in the U.S. …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

This Is What It Looks Like to Give Up Everything

<i>Photo courtesy of Allison Vesterfelt</i><p>This is my real couch.<p>The actual one. The one sitting in my living room (and by living room, I mean the small "not-the-kitchen, not-the-bedroom, not-the-bathroom" room where my husband and I eat food, read, play games and generally hang out). It hasn't been …

Social Media

States' Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Leave Millions Uninsured

President Obama on Tuesday appointed one of his top management gurus, Jeffrey Zeints, to head the team working to fix what ails HealthCare.gov, the troubled website that's supposed to allow residents of 36 states to enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.<p>But even if the team gets the …

Halloween Country: Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, New York

<i>By Lisa Van Allen</i><p>If there's one quintessential American ghost story, a good case could be made for Washington Irving's “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” …

Horror

How I Shot My 'Mini World' Image

Over on our Facebook page this week we shared our recent ‘Small World‘ post featuring some of our readers shots of miniature figurines shot in larger …

10 Best Off-Season Adventures (Photos)

Travel Bargains<p>Avoid the crowds and bag a bargain by travelling to the world’s best bits when everyone else isn’t.<p>10.19.13 9:00 PM ET<p>Getty

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Lance Armstrong tells Alex Gibney: 'The lie is no longer believable'

Alex Gibney doesn't do run of the mill. In 2006, his groundbreaking work on corruption at Enron, <i>The Smartest Guys in the Room</i>, was nominated for an Oscar. In 2008, he won the award with <i>Taxi to the Dark Side</i> – a brilliant exposé on the torture of prisoners by American military personnel in …

Here's What You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In 25 Cities

To find out, HSH.com took the National Association of Realtors' 2013 first quarter data for median home prices as well as our 2013 first quarter average interest rates for 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages to decipher how much money homebuyers in 25 major metros would need to earn in order to purchase …

Real Estate