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4 signs the economy is about to tank

The Commerce Department recently revised its estimate of U.S. economic growth, announcing that the economy actually shrank at a 2.9% annualized rate …

14 of the Best iOS Apps From June

From ambient audio-sharing apps to free, unlimited storage for all your mobile photos, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in June. So by way of a quick recap and, of course, to help you filter through the debris, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>OverHeard<p>OverHeard is a …

In Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘America,’ Slavery Wasn’t So Bad, but Hillary and Barack Are Socialist Devils

The conservative provocateur behind the second highest-grossing documentary of all time, 2016: Obama’s America, is back with a new film chock-full of …

Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved

Not too long ago, Sambo’s had 1,117 locations in 47 states—and a reputation for pushing racist iconography along with its breakfasts.<p>If you’re over …

Caribbean Festivals | The Caribbean's Best Summer Festivals

Coachella ain’t got nothin’ on the Caribbean this summer, as a slew of sun-soaked festivals kick off all across the islands. Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon …

DIY security offers smarter peace of mind

From kits to cameras to all-in-one units, the new generation of do-it-yourself security is smarter, simpler, and more affordable than anything you've seen before.<p>Installing a home security system used to mean spending hundreds of dollars to have professionals come and hardwire your house, signing a …

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Apple CarPlay coming to Pioneer's in-dash systems this summer

Apple CarPlay in an aftermarket dash system? You bet! And you may not even need to spend a dime. Pioneer's NEX line of five in-dash head units, priced from $700 to a whopping $1,400, will score CarPlay compatibility through a firmware update in early summer. NEX owners with an iPhone 5, 5c or 5s …

The Real Reasons New York has the Country’s Most Segregated Schools

New York schools are the most segregated in the country according to a new study, but blaming charter schools, which only serve 6% of city students, …

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A Guide To The Secret Parts Of Paris

See and do<p><i>Eglise St-Etienne-du-Mont</i><p>This is one of my favourite Paris churches, both for its architecture, which is an endearing mix of renaissance and gothic, and as an insight into Paris' history: it is home to the shrine of Saint Geneviève, patron saint of Paris, who saved the city from invasion …

Here's why Seahawks' Richard Sherman was right in comparing being called a thug to a racial slur

If you think Richard Sherman made a statement on Sunday night, you should listen to what he said on Wednesday.<p>At a news conference in suburban …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

If you want powdery sands, soul-warming sun, and crystal clear waters, the Caribbean provides thousands of beaches to choose between. Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, …

VisaMapper Is A Magical Map Where You Can See Which Countries Require Visas To Visit

This might be the most brilliant thing a Reddit user has done in a while.<p>To curb the pain of the "do I need a visa?!" research headache, udit99 made a no-frills website called VisaMapper. Visitors select their nationality from a drop-down menu and instantly see, on a color-coded world map, which …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …

Where The Super Rich People Are This Holiday Season

Of course there are always exceptions to the rule (the lone ranger CEO who wants to go on a safari or go super duper far away), but by and large, where there's one millionaire, there's another nearby.<p>And what playgrounds they frolic in on their downtime. Herewith, where you can expect to see the …

The 9 Worst Homophobic Rants by Celebrities: From ‘Duck Dynasty’ to Donald Trump

Phil Robertson, one of the bearded stars of ‘Duck Dynasty,’ unleashed a homophobic tirade to GQ. From Donald Trump to Mel Gibson, see the worst …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

The ‘Duck Dynasty’ Hypocrites

Conservatives think people should be held responsible for their actions—until one of their own, like Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson, has to pay a …

Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

Congo’s Forgotten Curse: Epidemic of Female-on-Female Rape

In a secure darkened room, Marie, a 36-year-old mother of six, whispers and struggles to make eye contact. A shoe trader, she regularly travels by …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

15 Festivals To Attend Before You Die

Throwing tomatoes and watching balloon races aren't your standard, everyday activities. But every year, visitors gather in different locations around the world to participate in festivals ranging from spiritual to lighthearted. From samba dancing to bathing in a sacred river, each festival offers …

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Congress uses cartoon video to explain the problems with patent trolls and “legalized extortion”

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit:<p>In 2011, Congress tried — and failed — to fix America’s broken patent system with the America Invents Act. Now, reform …

New Paris to Barcelona High-Speed Rail Line Takes on Planes

Tickets for the new direct TGV train service from Paris to Barcelona went on sale yesterday, for travel from December 15.<p>The new service gives …

Coin eight-in-one Bluetooth credit card adds security features, boosted pre-order availability

Judging by the millions of YouTube views since it launched just last week, there's quite a bit of interest in Coin. The Bluetooth-enabled swipeable lets you add in identifying info from up to eight individual credit, debit, membership, loyalty and gift cards, and comes along with companion Android …