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Anthony Bourdain’s Season-Finale Episode of ‘Parts Unknown’ is Heartbreaking

Even if it wasn’t airing two weeks after Anthony Bourdain’s suicide, the season finale of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” would contain a whiff of sadness. …

TV

Rep. Waters: Public Should 'Absolutely Harass' White House Officials

Rep. Maxine Waters encouraged the Americans to "absolutely harass" White House officials while they are off duty and out in public spaces.<p>The …

Maxine Waters

2019 Suzuki Jimny

The Suzuki Jimny might not sound familiar, but you've definitely seen them before. That's because Suzuki's Jeep clone was sold here in the US under …

Off-roading

4 Must-Haves for the Easiest-to-Clean Bathroom, Ever

No matter if you keep your home sealed tight, leave the windows open, have a steady stream of visitors stopping by, or prefer to be alone, dirt (and, …

Home Improvement

31 Organisational Life Hacks That Will Make You Happy

Get your life organised with these brilliant life hacks which will undoubtedly make your day a LOT easier. If you like them, don’t forget to share …

Lifehacks

Jared Kushner, who doesn’t like reading history books, says he has a new Middle East peace plan

Palestinians are not impressed.<p>President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner says he has a new peace plan for Palestine and …

Donald Trump

Volkswagen's Electric Car Just Broke The All-Time Record At Pike's Peak

Yeah, that just happened. Romain Dumas climbed behind the wheel of Volkswagen’s electric I.D. R and just beat the all-time Pike’s Peak record set by …

Internal Combustion Engine

[Exclusive Photos] Explore Portugal's Churches in These Stunning Vertical Panoramas

Gaze up at the insides of Portugal's exquisite churches from the comfort of your own couch.<p>The beautiful, ancient churches of Portugal draw visitors from all over the world with their intricate frescos, columns, and windows. Photographer Richard Silver, whose timeslice photos showed us the world's …

European Travel

The 5 Best Deadlift Variations

While most people are referring to conventional barbell deadlifts when they mention the deadlift, there are a slew of great deadlift variations to …

Workouts

If You're Worried About Retirement, Here's a New Approach to It That Will Help

Concerned about the notion of closing out your career and its associated income stream? Here's a better way to think about retirement.<p>Though many …

Retirement

VW electric racer smashes Pikes Peak's overall record

VW may have been overly cautious when it hoped to beat Pikes Peak's electric vehicle record with its purpose-built racer. Official lap time data has confirmed that Romain Dumas' I.D. R Pikes Peak made it up the legendary hill in just over 7 minutes and 57 seconds, crushing not only the EV record (8 …

Pikes Peak

Guava House

Hidden on a rubber tree plantation, the Guava House is a jungle getaway in Sri Lanka. The authentic thatched-roof retreat is perched on a hilltop …

Swimming Pools

Unforgettable Animal Photos In 'Wildlife Photographer Of The Year' Exhibit On International Tour

This chimpanzee in the photo above belonged to a troop of some 250 at Uganda’s Kibale National Park. The photographer following them for hours from the humid and dense rainforest underground, only had tantalizing glimpses as they swung from tree to tree. This chimpanzee, however, had been busy with …

Wildlife

20 Fabulous Beach House Bunk Rooms

1 of 20<p>Make it Modern<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Add Vintage Accents<p>3 of 20<p>Begin with White<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Embrace the Power of Built-ins<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Interior Design

What It Really Means if Your Watch Is Water-Resistant

Amongst the many features and specs touted by watchmakers, one of the most prominent is water resistance. And with summer coming up, there are ample …

Watches

A Folding Bike That’s Actually Worth Getting Excited Over

As a winner of the Cycling World Dusseldorf 2018 Best Urban-Bike, the Fiiz is the bike all city-dwellers have been waiting for. The Fiiz looks like …

The Commuter

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

This trio of high-yield stocks back their payouts with solid financials and visible growth prospects.<p>The best high-yield stocks share three common …

Investing

42 HOLY GRAIL HACKS THAT WILL SAVE YOU A FORTUNE

A lot of people have a love/hate relationship with hacks. Personally, I can’t get enough of them, but I will admit that there are some life hacks out …

Hacking

Swiss Alps: old huts to chic chalets

After a long ascent via hairpins through smaller and smaller villages in the Swiss Alps, the bumpy track around the mountainside eventually petered out into a stony path, indicating we had reached the end of our journey.<p>I had the sinking feeling that we were in the wrong place. There should have …

Skiing

What Is America Doing To China? The Same Things It Did To Japan

Washington has sent a clear and loud message to China in recent months: you can no longer take the American market for granted. You must develop your own market, so as to balance the trade books.<p>That’s why Washington has announced a host of tariffs on products imported from China.<p>This message isn’t …

China

The Dalai Lama's 11 Greatest Words of Wisdom | Reader's Digest

Photo: vipflash/Shutterstock<p>The Dalai Lama’s Words of Wisdom<p>1. True change is within<p>“True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.”<p>2. Practice …

Happiness

16 Cleaning Hacks That Are Absolutely Perfect For Lazy People

After all, lazy people and procrastinators aren’t pariahs of society: we coexist with the most overachieving and the energetic, we fight the same …

Cleaning

What Happens When Social Security's Trust Funds Run Out?

Hint: Benefits won’t go away completely.<p>If you read the latest Social Security Trustees Report, you're aware that the program's combined trust funds …

Retirement

What to do about lonely older men? Put them to work.

Glenn Sears returned to his native Honolulu seven years ago to retire, but living in a condo on the 35th floor with his “perfect wife of 58 years,” he didn’t meet many people, and many of his old friends had either moved to the mainland or died. The 83-year-old former civil engineering professor …

Loneliness

High-End, High-Tech Home Speakers

Anyone can have an Echo. Get yourself a statement speaker<p>When it comes to the home audio market, there is no shortage of smart speakers available.<p>But …

Audiophile

How to Relieve Knee Pain

Knee osteoarthritis—a progressive loss of cartilage at the ends of knee joints—can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. And about half the estimated …

Pain

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

Expert: Sarah Sanders broke ethics rules with tweet about restaurant ejection

A tweet by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders about her ejection from a Virginia restaurant on Friday broke federal ethics rules, a leading expert said.<p>On Saturday, Sanders posted: “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington [Virginia] to leave because I work for POTUS and I …

Donald Trump

Iceland: From crisis to hotspot, 10 years on from the financial crisis

On the mossy, volcanic tundra of Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula, Orf Genetics’ glass and metal greenhouse stands out like a sore thumb.<p>Inside, tens of thousands of barley plants will be carefully tended for 90 days before being sent down the road to the sparsely populated country’s capital Reykjavik …

Foreign Debt

Retiring with debt? More Americans are. Here are some strategies

DETROIT – Rhonda and Lonnie Edwards Jr. had good middle-class jobs most of their lives. He worked nearly 35 years in an hourly union job at General Motors. She had a job in Detroit Public Schools for 13 years as an attendance agent and earlier as a parent liaison. She later worked for the state …

Personal Finance