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The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

The 14 Best Lines From Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's First Trip to McDonald's

It's no secret that <b>McDonald's</b> is struggling. The chain recently fired CEO Don Thompson and replaced him shortly there after with former Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook. Thanks to slumping sales, franchise owners have been complaining about the chain's lengthy menu and "hard-to-make" items …

Good-Bye To All That: 10 Products We’d Put in Beyoncé’s L.A. Welcome Basket

<b>Beyoncé</b> and <b>Jay Z</b> are moving to Los Angeles—along with every other New Yorker you know. It seems winter is no longer bearable, and suddenly everyone who lives in the city has urgent work to attend to on the West Coast. But even though L.A. is just a short flight away, the lifestyle takes some …

Outrage Over Government's Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review

Revelations about animal suffering at a federal animal research facility have sure gotten the attention of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.<p>They've also prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees the facility through its Agricultural Research Service, to name its first ever animal welfare …

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Valuations may hurt small caps, despite job growth | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The good news from Friday’s jobs report may already be reflected in the prices of the smallest U.S. stocks.<p>A Wall Street sign is pictured in front of the New York Stock Exchange, open during Winter Storm Juno, in the Manhattan borough of New York January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo …

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Google is testing Hangouts-based customer service

Google isn't exactly known for interacting directly with its customers, but according to <i>TechCrunch</i>, the company wants to change that -- if you're looking to a buy a new gadget. Apparently, Mountain View has started testing a service on the Play Devices page that connects you to a Google Device …