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Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Like filing your taxes on time, taking proper care of your contact lenses—and your eyes, by extension—is something you know you should do. Then why, …

FDA

17 vintage snapshots of fashion icons in summer dresses

From Romy Schneider in a white dress with a mandarin-collar, to Jerry Hall in a black slip and Bianca Jagger in an embroidered bustier, take …

Gigi Hadid

Even the World Bank is surprised by how much money Indians abroad send home

India’s overseas population is back to sending home huge sums of money—even more than what the World Bank expected.<p>In 2017, India received $69 billion in remittances, higher than any other country. This is also higher than the earlier World Bank estimate of $65 billion and marks a nearly 10% rise …

World Bank

How to Really Experience Paris

Come to Paris and experience it like a Parisian, not like a tourist: That’s exactly what Paris residents and close friends, Jessie Kanelos Weiner and Sarah Moroz, both 33, hope that all visitors to the city can do. Their new book “Paris in Stride” aims to help tourists get this insider’s …

France

A body-positive activist says fitness tips from Instagram stars like Kayla Itsines will only leave you frustrated - and here's why

Taryn Brumfitt has a bone to pick.<p>"It's no wonder the Kayla Itsineses of the world are making millions and millions of dollars, she has the perfect business model — create a problem and provide a short term solution that results in repeat business," she says.<p>The founder of The Body Image Movement, …

Fitness

Hey Media, Can We Quit Saying That Cuba’s New President Was ‘Elected’?

Last week, something happened in Cuba. The Castro dynasty ended (sort of), and a new president was elected (not really). Raul Castro stepped down as …

Cuba

Suspected Pirates Board Dutch Cargo Ship Off Nigeria, Seize Crew

Suspected pirates have seized 12 crewmembers of a Dutch-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel's managing company confirmed Monday.<p>The 480-foot MV FWN Rapide was attacked on Saturday morning as it was approaching Port Harcourt, Nigeria, according to gCaptain, an industry …

Africa

There’s no limit to NY public unions’ pension greed

New York taxpayers are at risk of hundreds of millions in added costs from the 119 pension-sweetener bills now before the Legislature.<p>Public-employee …

Retirement

7 Ways to Burn More Calories and Build Muscle on Your Trail Runs

There are endless reasons to run outside—and even more to venture off the paved path to more challenging gravel or dirt terrain. Trail runs provide …

Exercise

Harvard Cybersecurity online short course

This University online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Join over 48,000 students globally who …

Online Education

Cryptocurrencies Soared This Weekend -- Here's Why

Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash were among the biggest winners.<p>It's been a strong few days in the cryptocurrency markets, with most major cryptocurrencies …

Cryptocurrency

What Are the Benefits of Having a Protein Shake Before Bed?

Protein shakes remain one of the most popular health supplements among active adults, athletes, and bodybuilders. Many Americans believe they can …

Nutrition

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

Technology in School<p>Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning<p>sponsored content from …

Education Technology

If You Love to Travel, You Need These Apps

In addition to the stress of packing, the stress of making sure you have every electronic device securely stowed somewhere, the stress of remembering …

Apps

Dick Morris: Obama in Danger After Aides Made McCabe Drop Clinton Foundation Investigation

Buried deep in the inspector general’s findings on former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and his handling of matters related to Hillary Clinton is …

Donald Trump

How to speed up Apple Watch software updates dramatically

Downloading watchOS software to your Apple Watch is a tremendously slow process.... Read the rest of this post here"How to speed up Apple Watch …

Smartwatches

NASA ACCIDENTALLY PHOTOGRAPH AN ALIEN SPACECRAFT? MYSTERIOUS MARS FOOTAGE REMAINS UNEXPLAINED

<b>NASA’s “Opportunity rover” took a peculiar photo back in 2005 of a mysterious unidentified object. Whilst it’s certainly artificial, not many people</b> …

UFOs

Learn Today's Top Job Skills With These 8 Online Courses

Whether you're looking to climb corporate the ladder, try something new, or know who to hire, these resources can help.<p>Competition in the job market …

Project Management

Muscle Supplements for a Six Pack

Developing six pack abs means decreasing your body fat percentage. Everyone has abdominal muscles underneath their skin, says "The Abs Diet" author …

Nutrition

If Solar And Wind Are So Cheap, Why Are They Making Electricity So Expensive?

Over the last year, the media have published story after story after story about the declining price of solar panels and wind turbines.<p>People who read these stories are understandably left with the impression that the more solar and wind energy we produce, the lower electricity prices will …

Renewable Energy

Scarlett Johansson's Stuntwoman Does These Ab Exercises to Train For the Avengers Films

Behind every badass superhero is a stuntman — or, in this case, stuntwoman — who makes the movie magic happen. Meet Heidi Moneymaker, the former gymnast whose portfolio includes stunt work for Fast and Furious' Michelle Rodriguez and The Avengers' Scarlett Johansson, among others. We got the …

Workouts

Everything You Need to Know Before Deciding to Run a Marathon

You'll need a training program, yes. But are you ready for how much you'll have to eat?<p>Distance running tends to inspire strong feelings in both its most zealous adherents and also its staunchest opponents. But even for those who under most circumstances would rather chug antifreeze than “go for a …

Fitness

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain's Silent Killers

Read an Excerpt<p>Grain Brain<p>The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers<p><b>By David Perlmutter, Kristin Loberg, Peter</b> …

Diabetes

Old-School Training Techniques That Will Never Die

Trump's revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia

MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - As OPEC's efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude.<p>Russia paired with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries last year in cutting oil output jointly by 1.8 …

Oil

It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28th anniversary, and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency are celebrating with a batch of stunning photos of the Lagoon Nebula, in all of its swirling, explosive beauty.<p>The Hubble "has offered a new view of the universe and …

Universe

People are surprised by Black Widow's blonde hair in the next 'Avengers' movie — here's why she has a new look

"Avengers: Infinity War" is in theaters Friday, and it will finally unite all of our favorite Marvel superheroes.<p>But at least one of our heroes will look a little different on screen.<p>All the footage that has been released for the film shows Black Widow debuting a new look.<p>She's blonde.<p><b>People are</b> …

Marvel Universe

When Exactly to Buy Your Next International Flight, According to a Study of 350 Million Fares

CheapAir.com released the results from its international airfare study on Thursday, and the results could have serious implications for the next time …

Flying

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

Blue Ridge Parkway<p>Billed as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the spectacular 469-mile drive joins Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Great Smoky …

National Parks

Here's how much families have in retirement savings—and how much they actually need

Nearly half of Americans are at risk of retiring broke. That's according to a survey by GOBankingRates, which found that 42 percent of Americans have …

Retirement