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10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

Soaring UK personal debt wreaking havoc with mental health, report warns

Personal debt in Britain has reached £1.4tn – almost the same amount as Britain's national economic output – according to a report that warns debt is wreaking havoc on people's mental health and wellbeing.<p>Poorer people are "bearing the brunt of a storm" during which average household debt has risen …

House Republicans Will Try to Impeach Eric Holder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Coming soon to the House of Representatives: an attempt to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder. The …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

Sexual assault issue not resonating

Democrats thought they had another Todd Akin moment this summer when Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss blamed military sexual assault on hormones.<p>But five months later, tying the “war on women” to stamping out bad behavior toward women in the armed forces isn’t working.<p>So far, senators are keeping their …

A Toxic Love Triangle Heads To The Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday hears about a love triangle, complete with attempted poisonings and 24-hour surveillance by postal inspectors. Although it sounds like an episode of <i>Law & Order</i> (with a dash of <i>Days of Our Lives</i>), the case has global implications.<p>In 2005, Carol Anne Bond was a …

The right’s Confederate flag conspiracy theories

When an Obama protestor unveiled a Confederate flag, right-wing tweeters knew who was to blame: liberals<p>While Sunday's protest rally against the closure of Washington, D.C.'s WWII memorial was seen as a stirring victory to those on the right, most other observers were instead struck by the unhinged …

Who Should You Tip -- and How Much?

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Terry Ward, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Tipping really shouldn't be so hard. The service was good, you leave a token of your appreciation, and everyone is happy. Not so fast. This is one of the most difficult aspects of travel to navigate, since you have to …

The GOP’s Backdoor Impeachment Scheme

Republicans have lost at the ballot box and the Supreme Court, so they’ve decided to nullify President Obama another way: keep his government from …

The Brooklyn Bridge, Painstakingly Redesigned in Letterpress

10 Foods Every Couple Must Bring To Bed

Turn up the heat when you eat between the sheets with these new titillating taste sensations

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Gaza 'terror tunnel' uncovered inside Israel, says army

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1018000/1018762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524622326_c6d34f246e82a4a73575c80975c760c2<p><b>The Israeli army says it has discovered a tunnel running 1.7km (1 mile) from the Gaza Strip into Israel.</b><p>The tunnel led from a house to a site close to …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

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Psychiatrists Deeply Concerned For 5% Of Americans Who Approve Of Congress

WASHINGTON—Noting that the individuals in question may be extremely mentally disturbed or suffering from a serious psychological illness, the …

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Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now

Autonomous Driving Tech Package Will Be An Option On Mercedes Vehicles By 2020

Mercedes-Benz will start selling cars that can fully drive themselves by 2020. But it won’t launch a special vehicle just for that purpose. Rather, it looks to incorporate autonomous driving technology into its regular lineup, most likely starting with its flagship model, the S-Class.<p>“Our approach …

15 Reasons Why October Is the Best Time to Visit Disney World

<b>1. Less Crowded</b><p>Once school starts up, the crush of family vacationers thins out and makes October one of the prime months to enjoy the Disney World Parks. Shorter lines and a little elbow room means you can spend more time hanging with Mickey. YourFirstVisit.net recommends going in mid to late …