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OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Home Envy<p>OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown<p>Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the …

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The 10 best sea pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jul/13/10-best-sea-pictures<p>720<p>From Da Vinci's imagined Italian coastline to Turner's abstractions – …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

Brazil’s new richest man is building his empire on beer, burgers and ketchup

While Brazil’s once-richest man fumbles away tens of millions of dollars a day, his successor to the title is amassing a fortune.<p>Jorge Paulo Lemann is now Brazil’s richest man, having earned the distinction late last year amidst the precipitous fall of the country’s ruthless oil baron Eike Batista, …

Flexible Transportation: Clip-Air Modular Airplane Concept is an Awesome Idea

At this week's Paris Air Show, a research team from Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne unveiled their wicked idea for air travel: …

iPhone 5S internal overhaul tipped to make room for new features

Rumors of the next-generation iPhone aren’t slowing down, especially when we’re expecting the new device at some point this year. Close-up photos of …

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Eric Holder: Government should get warrants to search e-mail

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder supports privacy changes that would require the government to seek a warrant based on probable cause to obtain cloud-stored e-mail, and other documents and files stored in the cloud.<p>"But the more general notion of having a warrant to obtain the content of …

How can Amazon pay tax on profits it doesn't make?

A Guardian investigation has revealed that Amazon paid just £3.2m in corporation tax in the UK last year. But this says less about the company's tax …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Megabanks are still growing after Dodd-Frank, but their slightly smaller competitors are growing much faster

The United States’ biggest banks—the ones that were “too big to fail” during the financial meltdown they helped to cause—have grown even larger since the crisis. The Wall Street reforms of the Dodd-Frank Act, critics argue, clearly aren’t working.<p>That might be the case, but the real story is a …

Gold Prices Up 11% Since Market Collapse On Physical Demand, But Bullishness Is Lacking

After a massive decline in mid-April that shattered any sort of confidence in the gold market, bullion prices have remained relatively range bound. While physical demand has picked up, ETF liquidation has kept the gold market flush with supply. Amid light volumes, record-high stock markets, and …

GOLDMAN: College-Educated Americans Are More Unemployed Than You Think

It's no secret that the unemployment rate for those with college degrees is much lower than the rate for those without. And the fluctuations in the their respective unemployment rates have been very similar for as long as we can remember.<p>However, comparing the unemployment rates alone ignores some …

Dell Investors Unite to Offer Alternative to Company Buyout

Dell shareholders Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management has clubbed together to propose an alternative solution to the buyout of the computer firm.<p>According to both CNBC and the Wall Street Journal, the sides are collaborating to propose a $12 per share cash and finance deal to buy the …

Japan stocks jump as dollar tops ¥100

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Japanese stocks were propelled higher Friday after the U.S. dollar climbed atop the 100-yen level for the first time in …

Peers Find Less Pressure Borrowing From Each Other

The Internet has managed to disrupt many industries, from publishing to music. So why not lending?<p>Google is teaming up with the nation's largest peer-to-peer lender. The search and tech giant is investing $125 million in Lending Club, which gets borrowers and lenders together outside the …

Facebook Home Is A Flop: Employees Know It And Users Don't Like It

The phone launched less than a month ago.<p>Facebook Home is an Android app that adds a Facebook wrapper to your phone's home screen. Instead of the normal app icons, you see Facebook's Cover Feed, a moving slide show of photos and status updates from your Facebook friends. You can like or comment on …

US small businesses aren’t doing as badly as they think they are

via @Pawelmorski<p>Unemployment in the United States is still high at 7.5%. Big corporations are continuing to hoard profits. The youth are doomed. Yes, yes; we know.<p>But the reality may be rosier than anyone thinks. Although small business owners remain terribly insecure, they appear to be saying one …

Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.<p>Europe's rich history is alive and well at these amazing hotels. Seeming to appear straight out of the history books, these castles, palaces and …

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Airbus plans to rollout A350 without a party after costly delays

Airbus has started painting the A350, a sign it is approaching a maiden flight, but has bowed to the industry’s increasingly pragmatic mood by …

Budget airlines: getting your money's worth

Budget airlines. Low-cost carriers. Whatever you want to call them, these no-frills airlines are appealing for the most basic of reasons: wallet-friendly prices and an incredibly extensive and diverse set of flight routes. But really, do you get what you pay for?<p>The bad bits: things we love to …

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Corrected: Cathay Pacific on self-boarding tech at Hong Kong airport

<b>Correction</b>: Cathay spokesperson says the SCMP story is not accurate. “Unfortunately, the story in the South China Morning Post is not accurate. Our …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

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