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Confessions of a B&B Owner

<i>By Kristin Luna for</i><p>We've all had the dream: Quit your job and buy a historical home or maybe even a fixer-upper in some tropical locale or urban hub far away from life as you know it. It sounds glamorous, doesn't it? Imagine polishing your entertaining skills while meeting …

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J.R. Smith loses $1.5 million in free agency after re-signing with Cavaliers

J.R. Smith's decision to test free agency after reaching theNBAFinalsfor the first time in his career with theCleveland Cavaliershas cost the shooting guard $1.5 million.<p>Smith, 29, opted out of the final year of the three-year deal he had signed with the<p>New York Knicksin 2013 worth $6.5 million in …

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

New finding is clear example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children<p>Ewan Birney: Why I’m sceptical about the idea of genetically inherited trauma<p>Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust …


Ashley Madison’s hackers say ‘nobody was watching’

<i>NEW YORK (Reuters) –</i> Hackers who stole a trove of sensitive data from said “nobody was watching” as they scoured the infidelity website and vowed to release more emails from its executives, online technology website Motherboard reported on Friday.<p>The tech website said it was given …

Jordan says 'it was never about the money' after $8.9M jury award

A delighted Michael Jordan said "it was never about the money" Friday night after a federal jury ordered the owners of the defunct supermarket chain Dominick's to pay him $8.9 million for using his identity without permission in an advertisement.<p>Beaming outside the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse moments …

US sees big surge in close calls with drones

The unmanned craft flew about five to 10 feet (1.5-3 meters) above the plane, the captain wrote afterward to NASA's Aviation Safety Reporting System.<p>He said the event lasted just one to two seconds, and the silver or blue drone appeared to be of the hobby or home-built type.<p>"We notified ATC (air …

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Extreme weather to cause extreme food shortages, task force finds

Food shortages and price hikes caused by extreme weather will be three times more likely over the coming decades, according to a new report.<p>The U.K.-U.S. Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System Resilience found that unless better planning, modeling and trade arrangements are put in …

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