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Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

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You Can Be A Real Life Castaway

No one wants to <i>truly</i> be a castaway. But if the idea of being shipwrecked on a tropical island excites your imagination, you can pay to be stranded in paradise.<p>Travel company Docastway will send you to a remote island where you will be left to fend for an experience where where luxury meets <i>Lost</i>.<p>The …

Marketing has turned ADHD into a $9 billion industry, reports NYT

Over the past twenty-five years, diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have skyrocketed to the point where America is medicating five percent of high school-age children — some 3.5 million kids, up from 600,000 in 1990. The <i>New York Times</i> takes an in-depth look at the industry …

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2013 point to a better future for the world

Bill Gates prioritizes disease eradication over the proliferation of internet access and uses his vast wealth for the purposes of malaria research. It's perhaps not a surprise, then, that his favorite books of 2013 are all pragmatic works of non-fiction that question how the modern world was built, …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …