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What Are the Health Benefits of Drinking Alkaline Water in the Morning?

What's the one thing that <b>Miranda Kerr</b>, <b>Shay Mitchell</b>, <b>T-Boz and Chilli of TLC</b>, and <b>NBA player Jason Terry</b> have in common? They're all fans of drinking</b> …

Meteor shower season is here and this is the weekend to watch

August is normally prime time for shooting stars. This year a full moon and multiple showers mean the time to check out the night sky comes early.<p>The fantastic Perseid meteor shower peaks in August, but a bright full moon on August 7 this year means late July is the time to watch for the famous …

Meteor Showers

Round trip from LAX to Manila for $610 on Philippine Airlines

You can get to Manila from LAX for as little as $610 round trip, including all taxes and fees, thanks to this fare on Philippine Airlines.<p>The fare, subject to availability, must be purchased by June 22. It is for departures Sundays through Thursdays from Sept. 3 through Dec. 5 and again from Jan. …

Travel

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

Not only that, but the new research team was able to repeat their test with computers. They showed machines 1,000 pictures of women named Samantha, …

How One Little Company Is Making Backpacking Cheaper—and More Inclusive

Passport Required will plan an all-inclusive backpacking trip for you. But Darnell Lamont Walker isn’t trying to make buck. He’s trying to start a movement.<p>Darnell Lamont Walker is the sort of guy who’s used to carrying his biography on his back. His idea of traveling is less about staying up on …

The Latest: US, Indonesia companies sign investment deals

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):<p>11:15 a.m. Friday<p>U.S. and Indonesian …

Asia

Dear Americans, I'm fed up with your stupid cup measurements

Dear United States of America. Could you please buy some ruddy kitchen scales? Here in the UK, we love your food, we really do.<p>We guzzle your dirty burgers, crave your Cronuts and scoff your hot dogs like there’s no tomorrow. But your recipes are giving us heartburn. Why on earth do your cookbooks …

Kitchens

IBM built an atomic hard drive

While the rush to keep pace with Moore's Law is getting rather "chaotic", researchers at IBM announced on Wednesday that they have drastically reduced the space required to store a bit of information down to that of a single atom.<p>This tiny advancement in storage technology, is a big deal. Given …

Elite: Dangerous ‘predicted’ the discovery of the Trappist-1 system

Sort of. Developers found something very similar after NASA’s announcement.<p>This week, astronomers announced the discovery of the Trappist 1 system, 39.5 light years away, which contains seven rocky worlds orbiting their star within a zone believed to support liquid water, therefore good candidates …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands

Amazon's amazing Alexa AI assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter. Here are 18 dumb ways you can waste all that wonderful computing power.<p><b>VIDEO:</b> …

Your Browser’s Incognito Mode Can Help You Book a Cheaper Vacation

Here's how.<p>Daily grind getting you down? It’s time to catch the travel bug. Here are some tips to save you money for your next great escape.<p><b>1. Travel</b> …

How to be happier and have fewer regrets: Stop buying stuff and start doing things

<b>(Reuters/Jim Urquhart)</b><p>Salon speaks to the psychologist co-author of “Brain Briefs” about the human brain, nostalgia and experience<p>Scott Timberg<p>October 18, 2016 10:58pm (UTC)<p>For three years now, cognitive psychologist Art Markman has been broadcasting a show on the human mind, “Two Guys on Your …

Happiness