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Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana

Glamping may take the fun out of actual camping for some, but that's not the case at The Ranch at Rock Creek. This Montana retreat combines the best from both worlds—unrivaled pampering when you want it and the freedom to go wild and explore.<p>Located 75 miles southeast of Missoula, Montana, this …

Oo-la-la! A New Look in French Toilets?

MENERBES, France -- We have seen the future promise of the French toilet, and it lives in this gracious hillside village.<p>Beside the tourist office. Two doors from the bakery. Next to a park, le Jardin Jean Moulin. Across from a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. And behind a bright red …

Banksy graffiti vandalised in Sundance

Two paintings by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy were the targets of vandalism on New Year's Eve, possibly ruining one of the works in the town that hosts the Sundance Film Festival.<p>Brown spray paint on Thursday covered a Park City mural that depicted a young boy with a pink halo and …

How the visual language of comics could have its roots in the ice age

Neil Cohn's love of comic strips began in his family's attic. In one of his earliest memories, he recalls his dad climbing the stairs and pulling down a box of 1960s <i>Batman</i> and <i>Superman</i> books that he had stashed away from his own childhood. To Cohn's four-year-old self, it was as if they'd been …

Jack Monroe's fish tagine recipe

Tinned mandarins add a fruity note to this sweet, spicy fish tagine that is packed full of vegetables<p>This take on a traditional tagine makes a tasty, sweet and spicy dinner that is easy to knock up in 20 minutes from store-cupboard favourites. Best of all, it is a simple way to sneak five different …

5 most incredible discoveries of the week

Centipede venom and extraterrestrial plastic made headlines this week in the world of science:<p><b>1. Centipede venom might be better than morphine</b>: How would you feel if the ER doctor offered you centipede venom for the pain? The idea isn't so farfetched: A new study finds that the venom, which …

Pepe's Bloody Head Wound Stapled Shut In Real Madrid's Champions League Game (VIDEO/GIF)

This is why Real Madrid has a stapler on the sideline.<p>Pepe opened a gash near his left eye during a head-to-head collision with Daniel Braaten of Copenhagen in a Champions League match on Wednesday night. With blood seeping from the cut as he lay on the grass at the Bernabeu, the defender was …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

NASA Spacecraft Finds 10 Supermassive Black Holes

<i>NASA’s NuSTAR X-ray telescope has found a set of 10 supermassive black holes.</i><p>Part of the mission of NASA’s NuSTAR X-ray telescope is to seek out collapsed stars and black holes. And last week, it delivered handily: scientists using the telescope found 10 supermassive black holes. And they did so …

Earth Strikes a Pose Beneath Saturn's Rings

The Cassini spacecraft took a day off from exploring Saturn's rings and weather patterns to snap a photo of Earth. Like Voyager 1 revealed in 1990 …

Reach the Hiring Manager

Thanks to modern social media tools, finding and connecting with hiring managers is now easier than ever.

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A new international study concludes that western countries have the most sleep-deprived children. Parents and teachers: Have you found that your students' lack of sleep correlates to their performance in the classroom?

Not So Shiok!

Eat Durian, shiok. Eat ice kachang on a hot day, shiok. See animals in a night zoo safari, shiok. Eat hawker food, say "shiok".<p>After touting a series of campaigns aimed at selling the "real" Singapore (like Surprising Singapore, Uniquely Singapore and Your Singapore) to a class of modern travel …

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