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Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

“A room with a view” isn’t always as advertised (and no, a peek at the Grand Canal in Venice or London’s Big Ben in the distance doesn’t qualify). The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to unique vantage points is the reason to check in.<p>From Tokyo to New …

Sparkling Swarovski headpiece changes colour with brain activity

High-tech couturier Lauren Bowker has designed a stunning headdress imbued with a chemical compound that changes colour in response to brain activity.<p>Self-described alchemist Lauren Bowker of London-based fashion house The Unseen isn't interested in the mundane. Her collections are unique, infused …

The Brain

Bendy Lego-like bricks might become the building blocks of the robot apocalypse

Click-e-bricks could lead to self-replicating robots<p>The machine overlords of our dystopian future may have more in common with Gumby than the Terminator, if the field of "soft robotics" continues to expand. New Scientist reports that George Whitesides and his team in Harvard University have come up …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

10 Healthy New Ingredients Everybody Should Know

Hemp seeds? No, they won’t get you high. And mesquite? No, in this case it's not firewood. They’re part of the new juice bar vernacular, promising health-promoting properties and appearing in drinks and eats from coast to coast. Here now, a cheat sheet to navigating ingredients at your local juice …

4 Healthy Chicken Recipes for Winter

Here are four easy and healthy chicken recipes by F&W's Justin Chapple.<p><i>Here are four easy and healthy chicken recipes by F&W's Justin Chapple.</i><p><b>1.</b> …

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

Photo: Getty Images<p>As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here …

Taya Kyle takes another difficult step with 'American Sniper'

Taya Kyle still remembers the little things about her late husband, like the way he would downplay his virtues when the couple was out in public.<p>"I would say something to the people we were with, like how intelligent he was, and he would just wave his hand and say, 'No, stop.' Even if it was this …

Clint Eastwood

Polar vortex redux? Bone-chilling cold to envelop Midwest, East Coast

So far, the winter of 2014-15 has not been particularly cold or snowy for much of the East Coast. In fact, the winter so far has been noteworthy for …

Slain N.C. couple mourned; bodies found in truck after W.Va. officers shot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Really good people.<p>That's how Judy Law of Oxford, North Carolina, described her neighbors Jerome Faulkner, 73, and his wife, Dora, 62. The couple were found dead Thursday by West Virginia authorities, their bodies hidden under a mattress in a red Chevrolet truck after two police officers …

Crime

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Play With Your Food! 60 Fun Ways to Feed Your Kids

Kids

These black-tie treats will be the star of your Oscar bash

Skip the suits and gowns, and add an extra dash of glamour to your Oscar party by serving up these gorgeous, dressed-up desserts instead. From gold statuette cookies to tuxedo-clad cake pops, these treats — courtesy of some of our favorite bloggers— will leave your guests starstruck!<p><b>Bow tie macarons</b><p>…

4 Red Carpet-Worthy Cocktails for the Oscars

With Hollywoods biggest night upon us this Sunday, it seems fitting to celebrate red carpet style.<p>Invite some friends and neighbors over, put out some snacks, light a few candles, and mix up some star worthy cocktails. Whether you're defying Gravity, Money Hungry, Hustling, or just Blue. Here are a …

Orange Mint Julep

Makes 4 Servings<p>This julep riff from Bobby Flay tastes fresh and not too sweet.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>orange syrup<p>Zest from 1 orange (removed in strips with a vegetable peeler)<p>½ cup sugar<p>cocktail<p>½ orange, cut into 4 pieces<p>1 bunch mint<p>Orange bitters<p>8 ounces bourbon<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Orange …

Bobby Flay

Try It Now

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The weather has been so awful and annoying this winter that it deserves its own drink! Welcome, the Nor'easter Cocktail: http://thekitc.hn/MIkYBk

10 Decadent Desserts for Valentine's Day

There's no denying it anymore. Valentine's Day is fast approaching. And whether you are giddy at the thought of red hearts and roses, or the mere sight of a conversation heart makes you woozy, one thing is for certain: sugar is the answer. So, knock yourself out. We won't judge your choices. After …

Dessert

Baby given CPR on side of Florida freeway is in stable condition - TODAY.com

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Baby saved by roadside CPR in stable condition<p>Play Video - 2:31<p>Play Video - 2:31<p>More video<p>10:30 Sponsored Content Now PlayingMaxine Waters: Republicans ‘don’t have any guts’ on Trump<p>11:42 Sponsored Content Now PlayingMichael Avenatti: Trump threw …

Man who killed 2 infants gets death penalty

Jason Michael Hann has been convicted of killing his 2-month-old son and 10-month old daughter and hiding their bodies in storage units.<p>INDIO, Calif. -- A man who has been convicted of killing two of his infant children and hiding their plastic-wrapped bodies in storage units in Arkansas and …

Ukraine crisis: she tweeted she was dying but the 'miracle' nurse of Independence Square lived

Oleysa Zhukovska says she was convinced she would die after a sniper shot her through the neck<p>The bullet struck with such disorientating force that, for a few seconds, Oleysa Zhukovska failed to grasp that she had been shot.<p>Only when jets of blood poured on to her hands and a friend screamed with …

Should 'New York's Finest' March on Saint Patrick's Day, If Gays Can't?

New York City’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1766, when Irish soldiers serving in the British army organized “a parade of sorts … including fife and drums at dawn.” Today the parade maintains an air of militarism, its ranks swelled by uniformed police officers, as well as firefighters. …

Venezuela Protests Continue As Government Attempts to Silence Media

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Anti-government protests continued in Venezuela on Thursday as President Nicolas Maduro continues …

Homepages at WMU

WMU discontinued personal web page services on homepages.wmich.edu for students, staff and alumni effective January 9, 2018. These pages are now …

Disability

Seattle Seahawks' Stunt Burger Comes with Side of Skittles

For this weekend's anticipated playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, Seattle's <b>CenturyLink Field</b> is offering a stunt burger named for running back Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch. The "<b>Beast Burger</b>" features two cheese-topped patties, double bacon, double ham, onion rings, and garlic aioli "for a …

Golden Globes 2014: this year's awards ceremony – as it happened

Follow our live coverage from the first major awards ceremony Our critics predict wins for 12 Years A Slave Jennifer Lawrence, Breaking Bad among early winners View our red carpet fashion roundup

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