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11 Crazy-Interesting Facts About Google

A Quora user posed a straightforward question: What are some mind-blowing facts about Google?<p>We've plucked out our favorite facts from that list and other sources to bring you this selection of surprising tidbits.

Here's One Way Of Understanding Why Some People Kill Themselves

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was less understanding.<p>"It's hard to imagine, isn't it?" he asked the camera, wondering how Williams could love his children "and yet, something inside you is so horrible or you're such a coward or whatever the reason that you decide that you have to end it."<p>Smith's …

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Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

Tuscany travel guide

Expert guide to Tuscany<p>An insider's guide to Tuscany featuring the region's best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, chosen by our expert.<p>Why go?<p>Why is Tuscany so eternally popular? After travelling the length and breadth of Italy for over 30 years, I think I’m getting close to an …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Greek island holiday guide: the Cyclades

Photograph: Tuul/Corbis<p>Fishing port and village of Mandrakia, Milos. Photograph: Tuul/Corbis<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/8/8/1407506863035/87700574-b733-4b72-b152-f5dad371f2c2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tuul/Corbis<p>Fishing port and village of Mandrakia, Milos. …

10 Extremely Wealthy Tech Executives Who Choose To Live Frugally

Mark Zuckerberg, for example, drives a $30,000 Volkswagen GTI, while Sergey Brin likes to buy things in bulk at Costco.<p>We've rounded up 10 tech executives who have made millions or even billions with their companies yet have chosen lives of frugality and charity.

Australian Train Passengers Rally To Push Entire Train Carriage Off Trapped Man (VIDEO)

In a display of people power at its very finest, quick-thinking railway passengers and staff freed a man who had become trapped between a train and …

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting To Discuss Ebola's Spread

The World Health Organization, or WHO, will hold a two-day meeting, starting Wednesday, to discuss whether the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus is …

The Fabulous Life Of Facebook Billionaire Sheryl Sandberg

Though Sandberg lives in a stunning contemporary home in Silicon Valley with her husband and two children, she isn't known for having a particularly extravagant lifestyle.<p>Sandberg comes from a government background and has worked her way up to the top of two major tech companies. Now she's working …

Stop Screwing Up Your Job Search In These Ten Ways

From submitting illegible résumés to blurting salary numbers in the first interview to wasting precious hours applying to the black hole of online job listings, job seekers make a series of common and egregious errors. Here is the accumulated wisdom of three longtime coaches, Sarah Stamboulie, …

Apple May Be Planning Some Big Changes For Its Retail Stores And Genius Bar

One change involves giving customers more time with Genius Bar employees when they're in need of assistance.<p>As the current policy stands, customers can make appointments in 15-minute increments to meet with Genius Bar technicians. However, you need to make separate appointments for each device …

Starbucks Is Totally Killing It Right Now

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

Bad Ischl: heaven and heartache in the hills of Austria

The mountainous lake-filled region of <b>Austria</b> with the slightly unwieldy name of the Salzkammergut is an area of such outstanding beauty that for almost all of the 68 years he was on the Habsburg throne, Emperor Franz Joseph chose to come here for his summer holidays.<p>It is not hard to see why. With …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

National Parks Week: Britain's best views

10 cities with brilliant beaches

If you're thinking about your next getaway but aren't sure whether to take a city break or a beach holiday, then we may have the answer. These sunny cities sit conveniently on the coastline, meaning you can take your city break with some sunbathing on the side.<p>Barcelona, Spain<p>Barcelona is Spain’s …

Jungle Beach by Uga Escapes

Kumpurupiddi, Sri Lanka<p>Lovers of seclusion will enjoy this remote resort haven that offers top-class food and service on Sri Lanka’s unspoilt north eastern coastline. Sleep in jungle-wrapped cabins and step out onto a wild sweep of beach that’s almost entirely deserted.

Why Fibbing Isn't All Bad

By Elizabeth Palermo, Staff Writer<p>Published: 07/25/2014 10:23 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Lying to friends and family members may seem like a quick way to lose their trust, but new research suggests this may not always be the case. Lying for the right reasons, researchers found, can actually strengthen …

Are You Killing Your Customer Service With These Language Mistakes?

I’m going to bet that your company has put less thought into the words that your employees use with customers than you’ve put into the language in your marketing campaigns and website.<p>At least, this is the pattern I encounter as a customer experience consultant. And it’s a serious mistake, because …

How to Survive a Shark Attack | The Art of Manliness

Ahhhh…. life couldn’t be better. You’re finally on that vacation in the Florida Keys that you’ve been planning for the past year. And it couldn’t …

Student Watches 'Gay Porn' With Headphones Unplugged (NSFW)

We've all been there... right?<p>This hilarious video from YouTuber FreddyFairhair is making the rounds on the Internet and it depicts a college student enjoying some quality gay porn in public -- but without his headphones plugged in.<p>While the reactions are priceless, the act is completely staged …

Terminally Ill Dad Walks Daughter Down The Aisle -- But It Wasn't Her Wedding Day

It looked a lot like a wedding. There she was, walking down the aisle, hair perfectly coiffed, dress white and long, her dad by her side. There were bridesmaids dressed in pink and bouquets of pretty flowers. Music played while people danced, and rings were exchanged.<p>Despite all the trappings, …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Sweet nothing: giving up sugar can change your life

Giving up sugar is hard, but the physical rewards can be great - and there's no need to beat yourself up over the odd glass of wine once in a while<p>Going on a <b>health</b> kick is all very well when you live on your own, as I do. You can fill your cupboards with kale chips, almond butter and buckwheat …

Apple's Upcoming iPhone Launch Will Be Its Biggest Ever, In More Ways Than One

The worst kept secret in the technology industry right now is that the next iPhones will be delivered with bigger screens this September, coming in 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. But if reports out of the Far East are to be believed, the new iPhone won’t just be bigger it will be huge — for Apple that is. …