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Spectacular Shortlist of the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

The 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just recently released its shortlist, displaying a wonderful array of work from dedicated astrophotographers. The international contest, presented and run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Sky at Night Magazine, …

Incredible Health Benefits of 7 Types of Tea

While people love tea for its flavor, did you know that tea originated as a medicinal drink thousands of years ago? Check out the amazing healing …

Tea

9 Best Non-Meat Protein Sources

Eating a diet rich in protein helps you stay fuller longer, boosts your metabolism, helps maintain a strong immune system, improves energy levels, …

Nutrition

How-To: Full Bust and Small Bust Pattern Adjustments

Calling all buxom beauties and members of a certain Itty Bitty Committee: Learn how to make fitted bodices that actually do fit with this full bust and small bust pattern adjustment tutorial from the Coletterie.<p>This how-to was written for the Hawthorn dress sewalong, but the details definitely ring …

Women's Health

Yoga for Pain Relief<p>Relieve all your aches and pains with these soothing yoga poses<p>Pain Killers<p>Most people start hitting the mat because they want the famous yoga body: toned arms, tight abs, gravity-defying glutes. And it doesn't take long to discover how great yoga can make you feel on the …

Uber expands to the Hamptons and helicopters

To promote its summer SUV service to the upscale Long Island enclave, Uber is offering $3,000 chopper flights Wednesday.<p>Car-hire app startup Uber is expanding service to the well-heeled Hamptons this week ahead of the Independence Day holiday, a little more than two months after New York gave it …

Hamptons

Spain’s unemployment now looks worse than that of Greece

Another unhappy milestone in Europe’s job market. After revisions to previous months’ data, unemployment hit a record high of 12.1% in May, according to Eurostat. That was up from 12% in April. It ain’t pretty.<p>Particularly troubling is the situation in Spain. The euro zone’s fourth largest economy …

Economics

Spain's manufacturing activity 'stable' in June

<b>Spain's manufacturing activity recorded its strongest reading for more than two years in June, suggesting the sector's long contraction may have stabilised.</b><p>A rise in new orders pushed Spain's purchasing managers' index (PMI) up to 50, from 48.1 in May.<p>The monthly industry survey provides a snapshot …

European Central Bank

San Francisco's top cheap eats

Booms and busts come and go fast in this Gold Rush town, but there's one thing you can always count on: dinner. Whether you're flush or broke, San Francisco offers vast menu options and excellent value for money. Not that it's always cheap – the fad for pricey pizzas and gourmet burgers isn't quite …

San Francisco

30 Compelling Photographs Taken By Google Street View

We've previously featured some of the resourceful and imaginative ways people are using Google Street View, but today we wanted to bring things back …

6 Stories of Junk-Food Obsessions

<b>By Chris Gayomali</b><p>The teen who ate nothing but packaged ramen, the man addicted to Big Macs, and more.<p>1. The woman who drank only soda for 16 years<p>As …

The 3 Coolest Things Built By Bugs

Giulio Cappellini on the Changing Design Landscape

We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture economy.<p>Can you explain some of the differences between offices of the past and present?<p>In terms of colors and materials, there are big changes. Before, offices were cages—the …