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Milk Makeup is releasing something called a Blur Stick and we want it in our hands ASAP

Milk Makeup is releasing something called a Blur Stick and we want it in our hands ASAP!!!<p>Fans of the “high concept, low maintenance beauty …

This is the best way to explore America's national parks

You could spend a lifetime trying to cover all of America’s remarkable national parks, and still not feel like you’ve made a dent. Whether you’re marveling at jagged desert spires, peeking inside ancient cave dwellings, or (safely) observing a grizzly bear in his or her natural habitat, you’ll find …

Narita Airport to Tokyo City Center the Cheapest Way

Located 70km from Central Tokyo, the Narita International Airport is the city’s main gateway for international travelers. It’s one of the two …

Airports

42 Things You Only Know if You're a Real New Yorker

New York City can be an intimidating place. The lights! The taxis! The millions of people rushing along the sidewalks with their elbows out! The city …

Grand Central Station

Family: Military changed Dallas suspect; robot use defended

DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published …

Law Enforcement

Dallas shooter's parents speak out for first time

The parents of Micah Johnson, the gunman who killed five police officers in Dallas, speak out for the first time. More of their interview will air on The Blaze later this week.

Police raid Italy's largest Chinatown to investigate attacks against Arab immigrants

Chinese immigrants in one of Europe’s biggest Chinatowns were accused of carrying out vigilante attacks on other foreigners as police conducted raids on Friday in the Tuscan town of Prato.<p>Tens of thousands of Chinese live in Prato, a satellite town of Florence, with many working in sweatshop …

CIA chief 'poisoned by Pakistan spies' after Osama bin Laden raid

The CIA director who oversaw the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden suspected that he was poisoned by Pakistani spies weeks later, according to a new report.<p>Mark Kelton, the agency’s Pakistan chief in 2011, was pulled out of Islamabad suffering from a violent stomach illness two months after the …

North Korea 'recalls' overseas students following defections

Pyongyang is ordering students in China to return to North Korea, apparently out of concern that more of its citizens are planning to defect.<p>Twenty North Korean students at a university in the Chinese city of Dandong are among those summoned by Pyongyang, Radio Free Asia reported.<p>A member of staff …

The Brexit Debate Explained in 2 Minutes

How Do We Get Our Drinking Water In The U.S.?

Before you take a gulp of water, try to mentally trace where that water that just gushed out of your taps has been: How did it go from that weird-tasting raindrop to the clear, odorless water that is sitting in your glass now?<p>Safe drinking water is a privilege Americans often take for granted — …

Water

Alaska Air buys Virgin America to expand West Coast flights

NEW YORK (AP) — Alaska Air Group Inc. is buying Virgin America in a deal worth $2.6 billion, making Alaska the biggest carrier on the West Coast and reigniting the debate over airline consolidation.<p>The proposed merger also would give Seattle-based Alaska a foothold in key airports in New York and …

S&P says a Brexit could cost the UK its AAA rating

"Given the U.K.'s deep political, financial and trading ties in Europe, an exit would be much more fraught, and the risks, when it comes to its credit worthiness, are therefore considerably higher," Kraemer explained in an opinion piece written for Politico.<p>He explained that a Brexit would result …

United Kingdom

The 5-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere In the World

We know vacation is good for your health, but nothing throws a wrench in your workout routine quite like traveling. From unfamiliar surroundings to a …

You'll Never Guess the Drugstore Product Zendaya Uses as a Highlighter

We recently sat down with Zendaya for an epic interview (if we do say so ourselves). Apart from her always-insightful thoughts on diversity and confidence, she also gave us a tip to achieving her uniquely radiant makeup look. It's a highlighter, but not the one you'd think.<p>"It's weird because it's …

Muslim man yells 'Allahu Akbar' terrifying passengers on flight

Passengers on board a flight were terrified after a man began shouting “Allahu Akbar” at the top of his voice on an Etihad Airways flight from Abu …

Inside the happiest office in London — where some employees get a $14,000 travel allowance

Glassdoor allows employees to rate and review their companies honestly, with anonymity, so its results are likely to be pretty accurate.<p>Expedia's employees get a range of ridiculously good benefits to keep them happy, including a travel allowance of between £6,000 ($8,515) and £10,000 ($14,192) for …

Employment

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Gascony poses wine challenge to Bordeaux | CNN Travel

(CNN) — For centuries, Bordeaux has dominated the wine scene in France, producing expensive and highly coveted vintages. But Bordeaux better watch out.<p>On the scene is a recent challenger: the lesser-known region of Gascony.<p>Situated in southwest France at the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, …

After Brussels, Americans may rethink travel plans

This summer promised to be a robust one for Europe's travel and tourism industry, with many destinations expecting a repeat of 2015's bumper …

It’s innovate or die for business schools

Meena Merali had plenty of choices – an MBA among them – when she returned to school for a graduate business degree. After five years in the oil and gas industry, the chemical engineer decided to switch to a career in either health or beauty.<p>In 2009, she chose the one-year master of business …

US issues travel warning for all of Europe after Brussels attacks

Travel alerts<p>The US State Department has issued a broad warning for travel in Europe following this week's terrorist attacks in Brussels.<p>"The State …

Congressman Whose Parents Were Held In Japanese Internment Camps Slams Muslim 'Patrol' Plan

"We cannot ignore the lessons of history."<p>A congressman whose parents were placed in Japanese internment camps during World War II was stunned to hear Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's suggestion that the U.S. spy on Muslim neighborhoods.<p>“Responding to Brussels [terror attacks] by …

World War II

El Bakraoui brothers: Who are the suicide bombers Khalid and Brahim behind the Brussels attacks?

The black glove-wearing suicide bombers who killed 14 people and maimed more than 100 at a Brussels airport were named as Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui.<p>Brussels attacks: latest news<p>The third man seen wheeling heavy bags into the airport, wearing a goatee, spectacles and fishing hat was named by …

Skip Bali, Head To Yogyakarta Instead

Yogyakarta has the cultural richness of Bali plus temples that rival Angkor Wat.<p>Indonesia can seem like an overwhelming destination. There are thousands of islands, more than 250 million residents and a huge range of languages and customs.<p>While most visitors stick to Bali, the tried and tested …

23 NYC subway facts to entertain even the most jaded commuter

Public transportation in the U.S. serves a dual purpose: It gets us where we want to go (most of the time), while also being the bane of our …

City Halls

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

Stephen King

Your essential tech guide to surviving a music festival

Spring has no shortage of hot music festivals. If you’re planning to hit up some of the biggies, such as Ultra, Coachella, Lollapalooza or EDC, …

EU acting like ‘human trafficker’ of refugees, says Austrian minister

Foreign minister Sebastian Kurz says restoring Dublin and Schengen agreements must be priority<p>Austria’s foreign minister has accused the European Union of “acting like a human trafficker” by ushering refugees straight to the centre of the continent.<p>Speaking exclusively to the Observer before …

European Union