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How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, and Hassle)

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Elliott<p>Leading travel expert and <i>USA Today</i> columnist Christopher Elliott shares the smartest ways to travel in this tip-filled guide from National Geographic. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience as a consumer travel advocate, Elliott gives you the inside scoop on how to …

APOD: Fire on Earth (2013 Sep 01) Image Credit: (AFS, BLM) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130901.html Explanation: Sometimes, regions of planet Earth light up with fire. Since fire is the rapid acquisition of oxygen, and since oxygen is a key indicator of life, fire on any planet would be an indicator of life on that planet. Most of the Earth's land has been scorched by fire at some time in the past. Although causing many a tragedy, for many places on Earth fire is considered part of a natural ecosystem cycle. Large forest fires on Earth are usually caused by lightning and can be visible from orbit. Above, in the year 2000, stunned elk avoid a fire sweeping through Montana's Bitterroot Valley by standing in a river. http://fire.ak.blm.gov/ http://www.blm.gov/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130901 #APOD

Bayern Munich 2-2 Chelsea (aet; Bayern 5-4 on pens)

• Bayern Munich 2-2 Chelsea (aet; Bayern win 5-4 on pens) • Ribéry 47 Martínez 120; Torres 8, Hazard 93<p>It came down to penalties, just as it had in the Champions League final a couple of seasons ago, only this time there was no happy sense of déjà vu for Chelsea and the players in blue were on …

Syria chemical weapons attack killed 1,429, says John Kerry

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Middle East

US intelligence agencies' 'black budget' detailed

<b>A breakdown of US intelligence's multi-billion dollar "black budget" has been revealed in files disclosed by leaker Edward Snowden to the Washington Post.</b><p>The CIA's budget is the most expensive, $14.7bn (£9.5bn) out of $52.6bn in total for 16 intelligence agencies, according to the files.<p>Two of …

Surveillance

As Syria Attack Looms, Few U.S. News Outlets Report From Damascus

NEW YORK -- When Syrian foreign minister Walid Muallem held a news conference Tuesday in the capital city of Damascus, Wall Street Journal reporter Sam Dagher asked about the government’s reaction to reports of chemical weapons use.<p>Dagher, who reported Monday from Homs, Syria, stood out at …

Egypt crisis: UN Security Council demands 'restraint'

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Middle East

US embassies to reopen after al-Qaeda terror alert

<b>The US says 18 of the 19 diplomatic missions recently closed due to security threats will reopen on Sunday.</b><p>The state department says its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa will stay closed "because of ongoing concerns".<p>The US closed 19 diplomatic missions in the Middle East and Africa last Sunday …

Middle East

Your next phone could have a solar panel for a screen

The news a few weeks back that TCL communication, the world’s seventh largest phone manufacturer, paid €2.1 million ($2.78 million) to test a new technology (link in French) in their devices from an unknown startup, SunPartner, didn’t turn many heads. But if integrating SunPartner’s technology …

Clean Energy

Google results will now show 3 in-depth articles – topics include censorship and Legos

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Google(s goog) users, get ready to discover something new when you search for certain topics — three “in-depth” articles will …

With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …

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Soccer

The Story Of Congress' August Recess, As Told By Home Alone GIFs

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Brazilian scientists to test AIDS 'vaccine' on monkeys

Brazilian scientists have developed an HIV vaccine and plan to begin testing on monkeys later this year, a sponsor institution has said.<p>Known as the HIVBr18, the vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS was developed and patented by a team from the Medicine Faculty of the University of Sao Paulo, …

3 Myths that Make People Hate Obama

Since he first assumed the role of the Presidency in 2009, Barack Obama has had his fair share of dissenters. Some of the criticism is a matter of opinion. (He's too young. He's too inexperienced). Some is so far off base that it is outlandish. (He is a Muslim masquerading as a Baptist. He is …

Gun Control

Fort Hood shooting: Nidal Hasan says he was the gunman

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1000000/1000642_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524706154_679ccd7638af585b70dead6023af80b6<p><b>A former US Army psychiatrist who killed 13 soldiers at a base in Texas in 2009 has admitted in court he was the gunman and apologised for "any</b> …

Anwar al-Awlaki

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FOX Soccer

#BanterZone: Is Clint Dempsey’s move to MLS bigger than David Beckham’s move to the LA Galaxy?<p>Tune into FOX Soccer News tonight at 10:00p ET!