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Top 15 things to do for free in San Diego

It’s been said that “the best things in life are free,” and San Diego is brimming with fun nooks and crannies waiting to be explored.<p>Along with miles …

California

Why You Should Never Put Your Passport in Your Carry-on (Video)

When going through airport security, most people show up with their passport and keep it on them until the gate. But there’s one rookie mistake many …

Flying

Hold the Phone: Everyone’s Favorite Natural Beauty Brand Is on Amazon Prime

Herbivore Botanicals<p>We’ve had zero qualms switching over to all-natural skin care ever since Herbivore Botanicals popped up on the scene. Full of …

2 Simple Tips That'll Help You Get the Most Out of Hyaluronic Acid

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Skincare<p>How to Use Hyaluronic Acid<p>2 Simple Tips That'll Help You Get the Most Out of Hyaluronic Acid<p>Shares<p>Using acids to achieve and …

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Every State, According to TripAdvisor

<i>This slideshow originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Whether you’ve planned a trip or you’re making a pit stop on a long drive, a new city has a lot to …

Dealing with eczema? These are the foods you should be eating—and the ones to avoid

Take one peek at Karen Fischer’s Instagram and you can’t help but notice her enviable, glowing complexion. But what you <i>don’t</i> see is that the …

Southwest Quarrels With Competitors Over New Lost-Bag Math Rules

A federal rule change about how airlines count the luggage they lose has pitted Southwest Airlines Co., the “bags fly free” carrier, against its two …

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

17 insider facts about shopping at Costco only employees know

Costco deals are easy to come by.<p>The retail chain is famous for having just about everything. And certainly, some of its offerings stretch beyond what you'd expect from a big-box store — Costco sells cars, vacations, food kits for the apocalypse, cheap eats in the food court, and even caskets.<p>Given …

Employment

United pays passenger $10,000 to get off plane (Update Q&A)

Traveler takes to Twitter to explain how it happened<p>Allison Preiss's airport ordeal started out with a tweet from the gate at Dulles International Airport at around 8 a.m. on March 21, She was on her way to Austin, Texas for a bachelorette party.<p>TravelSkills with Chris McGinnis sponsored by<p>.<p>"United …

Deleting Facebook is easier said than done

Over the past few days, Facebook has come under intense scrutiny due to its previous relationship with Cambridge Analytica, a data-science company that secretly culled information from 50 million Facebook users. This has raised questions not only about the social network's role in the data harvest …

Passenger says United made him walk after taking wheelchair

A Florida man claims United Airlines treated him worse than a dog, taking away his wheelchair and forcing him to walk to his seat on the plane — …

10 Reasons Why Vietnam Needs To Be On Your Bucket List

#halongbay #halong #vietnam #instavietnam #green #adventure #travelasia #travelinasia #asiatravel #backpackingasia #backpacker #asiatrip …

Vietnam

5 Surprisingly Affordable Places to Travel This Spring (Video)

Planning a great, impromptu getaway this spring may not be as expensive as you think. With Airbnb's competitive, affordable rates and new flight …

Even the founder of WhatsApp thinks you should delete Facebook

It turns out even $19 billion isn't enough to convince people of the merits of Facebook.<p>In what will surely be another blow to Facebook, WhatsApp …

9 habits your gynecologist wants you to stop immediately

Your ob-gyn only has about 7 to 11 minutes each visit with you, and she's not spending that time focusing on how close is your shave. "I see so many patients who apologize for not shaving their legs," says Maureen Mulvihill, MD, an ob-gyn in private practice in Southern California. "But I don't …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

Great News! California Just Proposed a Bill Banning Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals

California’s eco-leadership is strong (for example, plastic bag phaseouts in Los Angeles, and composting mandates in San Francisco), but they just …

Amazon has an under-the-radar beauty store that will change your travel game

Equipping your carry-on with travel-size goodies that also satisfy your clean-beauty regimen can be tricky business. Even though more and more chains …

State: Voicemail about cracks 2 days before bridge fell

MIAMI (AP) — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday.<p>The voicemail …

United States

Trump visit brings closed roads, banned items to Otay Mesa ahead of protests

SAN DIEGO -- President Donald Trump is making his first trip to California since taking office, stopping in San Diego to tour border wall prototypes …

4 lies employers tell job applicants

• <b>When interviewing for a position, watch out for the common fibs employers tend to tell when they aren't interested.</b>• <b><br>A recruiter may tell you, "We aren't finished interviewing yet," when trying to stall and wait for a more perfect candidate.</b>• <b><br>If you never hear from an employer again after interviewing</b> …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

7 Discount Beauty Websites Makeup Lovers Need To Know About

As a lover of all things beauty, I know just how expensive buying makeup can be. From high-end eyeshadow palettes to the latest in hair care, keeping …

Gift guide: Health conscious goodies

In the paradise land of sunny beaches, outdoor sports and healthy living, it’s important to keep a body in prime shape. This holiday season, give the …

Preparing for Wildfires Using a Cell Phone

Whether your home is at risk or you’re miles away from the fires, there are things your family should be doing now in case of an evacuation.<p>Once the …

Our hearts and thoughts go out to all of those affected by the fires in San Diego County, including many in our UC San Diego family. We ask our entire campus community to be flexible as employees and students need to evacuate their homes, ensure the safety and care of their family members and pets, and/or shelter in place to avoid traveling through the fire zones.

Our hearts and thoughts go out to all of those affected by the fires in San Diego County, including many in our UC San Diego family. We ask our …

The wonder of California: a land of promise and peril

Time and again, we are reminded in the harshest terms this land of beauty and promise is also one of danger and disaster.<p>That has defined California …

Another Earthquake Shakes Julian, Half Dozen Temblors Reported

Share This Article:<p>A magnitude-3.1 earthquake struck near Julian in East County Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.<p>The quake hit at 6:51 …

Investigation is underway for cause of Lilac fire in San Diego County

What caused the Lilac fire? Investigators are already trying to figure that out, a task that sometimes is easy, other times, impossible.<p>The fire …