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The luckiest person on Earth? Meet the man who films the world's most beautiful places for a living

Has 2017 already left you in need of a rapid escape to a tropical beach? For João Cajuda, jetting off to beautiful shores is just another day at the office. The Portuguese writer and videographer literally earns his keep by travelling to some of the world’s most beautiful places and shooting videos …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book they think every student should read in 2017.<p>The topics of the books spanned issues …

10 Must-Have Beauty Products, According to Gigi Hadid’s Makeup Artist

Getting ready for the holiday party circuit is easier than ever thanks to Erin Parsons's expert recommendations.

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The 11 Items Expert Survivalists Always Have on Hand

When you’re living off the grid, your chances of staying alive are only as good as your instincts—and the gear you have on you. Here are 11 items …

Almost 1 in 4 Electoral College Dems demanding intel briefing

Nearly one in four Democrats on the Electoral College are now demanding an intelligence briefing on foreign interference in the presidential election — a call backed Monday by top advisers to Hillary Clinton.<p>By late Tuesday, 54 of the 232 Democratic presidential electors were calling on national …

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

California elector files suit, joins anti-Trump Electoral College push

A Democratic presidential elector from California has filed suit in support of an effort to block Donald Trump’s path to the presidency, the second such lawsuit filed in recent days.<p>Vinz Koller, chairman of the Monterey County Democratic Party, has become the 10th presidential elector – joining …

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‘The Big Short’ author Michael Lewis says this is where you should put your money

Michael Lewis understandably has some strong feelings about Wall Street. But the best-selling author of the books “Liar’s Poker,” “Flash Boys,” …

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The 12 best podcasts of 2016, according to Apple

This year's list includes Malcolm Gladwell, a retired Navy SEAL, and shows about mystery and murder. In its list, Apple said true-crime shows, politics, and radio dramas were particularly hot in 2016.<p>Here are the top 12 podcasts Apple said were the best in 2016, along with the company's comment:

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30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

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Texas elector says he will not cast his vote for Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Texas elector said Monday that enough is enough -- he will not cast his vote for President-elect Donald Trump as part of the Electoral College process on December 19.<p>Christopher Suprun, a paramedic from Texas who served as a firefighter during the Sept. 11 attacks, wrote in an …

REPUBLICAN ELECTOR: We 'should reject' Trump

He's also urging the Electoral College at large to reject Trump when it convenes on December 19.<p>In a New York Times op-ed article published on Monday, Suprun argued that Trump had done little to reach beyond his base of supporters since winning the election last month, and he called it troubling …

Lessig, lawyers to offer support to anti-Trump electors

A prominent Harvard University law professor is teaming with a California-based law firm to offer legal support for any members of the Electoral College seeking to oppose President-elect Donald Trump in violation of state law.<p>Larry Lessig says his new effort, which he calls “The Electors Trust,” …

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The top 9 most popular restaurants in San Francisco, according to Uber

Instead, Uber judged San Francisco's most popular restaurants by which ones had the most drop-offs in the last year.<p>The ride-hailing company recently unveiled its restaurant guide based on a year's worth of drop-offs in the city to see which restaurants had the most drop-offs from November 1, 2015 …

The new Gilmore Girls is weirdly hostile toward fans, women, and storytelling in general

After years of anticipation, Netflix has produced and released six new hours of <i>Gilmore Girls</i>. These new episodes should be enjoyable to watch, if only because they let us all revisit beloved characters and familiar settings.<p>But they’re also six terrible hours of television. They tear up and throw …

The Ultimate Winter Bucket List For BFFs

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Share the festive fun with your best friend and complete this bucket list before the chilly season is over. Whether you love to stay cozy indoors or feel the crisp air outside, we've got ideas for all kinds of besties. Check it out!<p>Take a cooking …

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.

Hundreds of prominent economists just denounced Donald Trump in an open letter to voters

Nearly 400 economists have signed an open letter to voters denouncing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and telling voters to "choose a different candidate."<p>"Donald Trump is a dangerous, destructive choice for the country," the letter said. "He misinforms the electorate, degrades trust …

Hair-Pros Swear By These Under $20 Products

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

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A Look Inside Plum Sykes’s Dream House in the English Countryside

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How do the new-look Lake Show look after adding LeBron James?<p>8:33 p.m. July 2, 2018<p>The U.S. remains the top destination for people in Latin America, …

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What Politicians Are Missing About Obamacare

The problems are real. But they’re one part of a massive law—and nobody’s focusing on the rest of the iceberg.<p>Republicans may be divided, but they can still agree that Obamacare is, as Donald Trump likes to put it, “a total disaster.” And in recent weeks, as several insurers have abandoned the …

As political discourse descends into rage, thank god for Michelle Obama | Will Hutton

The language adopted by Trump and hard Brexiters prevents politicians from finding common ground<p>On Thursday night the US presidential election sparked two remarkable political speeches that in different ways illuminate our times. Donald Trump turned up the ampage on the conspiracy of a “totally …

The 15 Most Stunning Fall Weddings in Vogue

Clinton gives her take on Sanders supporters in leaked fundraising recording

'Half the people don’t know what that means, but it’s something that they deeply feel.'<p>Hacked audio of a conversation between Hillary Clinton and donors during a February fundraising event shows the Democrat nominee describing Bernie Sanders supporters as "children of the Great Recession" who are …

5 Volunteer Travel Options in Europe

Looking for a different way to visit Europe? An unpaid volunteer experience — at a farm or winery or archaeological site — can offer an insider’s view of local culture. Here is a selection.<p><b>1.</b> Les vendanges, the annual <b>French wine harvest</b> that takes place at summer’s end, can be an ideal vacation for …

The Lipsticks You Need to Wear this Fall, According to InStyle's Beauty Team

Now that the leaves are starting to turn, while everyone else is stocking up on warm layers, InStyle’s beauty team is considering their fall lipstick …

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What Books Would You Recommend Someone Read to Improve their General Knowledge of the World?

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask our followers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would you</b> …

13 Comfy Travel Outfits (That Are Definitely Not Pajamas)

Seasonless style for the seasoned traveler.<p>I get the allure of celebrity airport fashion. There's something romantic about emerging from the …

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