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Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

Secret Service agents sent home from Netherlands

Three Secret Service agents on President Obama's detail were sent home from the Netherlands after apparently spending a night out drinking in Amsterdam ahead of the president's arrival Monday.<p>Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan told Fox News that the agents had been sent home "for disciplinary …

Syrian Opposition Leader: The Peace Talks Are Dead

The top negotiator for the Syrian Opposition Coalition tells The Daily Beast there will be no more peace talks in Geneva unless the regime …

Most Popular Articles of August (Top 5)

The push up is a simple exercise. But that simplicity shouldn't discount it's value. Like anything, in doing a push up well there is much more going …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

20 great lost cities | Photo Gallery

The Mesa Verde National Park contains over 600 cliff dwellings once inhabited by the Anasazi people, who lived here from the seventh to fourteenth …

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Reader Q&A: Traveller musts in Morocco

BBC Travel reader Belalang Tempur is headed to Marrakesh in October and has turned to our Facebook fans for advice on where to stay and what to do.<p>Last week, we called upon our Facebook community to answer Belalang Tempur’s question concerning his upcoming trip to Morocco. He said, "I would love to …

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Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

The six best cleansing balms

I've said it a million times, but cleansing is, in my opinion, the most important and transformative part of your skincare routine. Those who cleanse …

How to Get Sexy Smoky Eyes

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Simple Springtime Dishes

Ireland's 10 Best Attractions

<i>Photo Courtesy MorganPaar/myBudgetTravel. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Whether you're headed to the Emerald Isle any time soon or simply window-shopping, we've rounded up 10 of the best attractions Ireland has to offer, from natural wonders on the Atlantic coast to Dublin's literary …

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Europe's Oldest Inhabited City

As the bus drove through Plovdiv's suburbs, after a two-hour journey from the capital Sofia, I felt like I was visiting an old friend.<p>I have had an inner obsession with Plovdiv for years. My fixation with the myth of Orpheus led me to the lands of ancient Thrace, right to this historic city …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Pie.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 10, 2013 109<p>I’ve been holding out on you…<p>But first, let this be a lesson in freshly whipped …

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Ever since I came home from Food Blog Forum, I’ve been having an itch to register for another food blog conference. I don’t think I realized how …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through …

Huge Asteroid Makes Its Closest Pass To Earth Today

An asteroid nine times the size of a cruise ship is dropping by Earth on Friday, and it's not coming alone. Asteroid 1998 QE2 will be about 3.6 million miles from our planet at its closest approach. And its proximity has already given scientists a surprise: It has its own moon, measured at about …