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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Spectacular images bring new perspectives on phenomena from the aurora borealis to nebulae as far as 7,500 light years away<p>Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are …

Ukraine’s Lawless Warzones Recede as Rebel Fighters Fall Back

Only a few of the residents of the city of Slavyansk had the misfortune of going down into the basement of the local security headquarters, but most …

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Where to Find the World's Least Expensive Luxury Hotels

We know that a luxury hotel can set you back a pretty penny. But not everywhere -- if you know where to look. We recently set out to find the 15 countries where staying a night at a luxury hotel is in general the most expensive. Now we are peering through the other end of the telescope -- to find …

5 Instagram Tips For Shooting Fireworks Photos

It’s that time of year again. Tonight in the U.S., millions of people will flock to a neighborhood street corner, park or Independence Day Festival to stare at the sky. And after a few beautiful moments, many will attempt to snap photos of fireworks with their smartphones.<p>Watching fireworks …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

Snorkeling in Bermuda Is a Popular Activity

If you like the water, the sun, and beautiful scenery, then you really need to consider going snorkeling on your next vacation. Snorkeling in Bermuda …

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Drink This Now: Barterhouse Bourbon

A "found" whiskey with a perfect balance of sweetness and spice<p>For the experts at Diageo, finding gems among the spirits giant’s whiskey holdings is …

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75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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How to Make All-Natural Barbecue Sauce, from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Fire up the smoker -- Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe is sharing a wholesome barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken, and everything in between.</i><p>My friend …

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Retirement: Getting by on $1 million - Encore - MarketWatch

<i>A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool…</i><p><i>A billion dollars.</i><p>GS Photography/Shutterstock.com<p>Singing the Million-Dollar Nest Egg Blues.<p>That’s …