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4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

Staten Island

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Because The Weather Hasn't Been Bad Enough, Chicago Hit With Flood Warnings, Fog, Freezing Rain

Ew, gross.<p>Those two words can sum up what's happening with Chicago's weather this week.<p>After the biting cold temps and heavy snowfall from the polar vortex gave way to the downright balmy temps in the 30s, accumulated snow melt (plus freezing rain, naturally) led to an area flood advisory for …

Tesco says 400,000 people have already picked up a Hudl tablet with their groceries

UK supermarket Tesco appears to be on to a winner with its £119 Hudl tablet. After notching 35,000 sales in its first few days on sale, the chain says healthy Christmas demand helped it offload more than 400,000 units in the last three months of 2013. While the figure isn't likely to have heavily …

Santorelli scores winner as Canucks beat Blues to snap losing streak

Mike Santorelli scored the winner in the third and Eddie Lack made 30 saves Friday as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a gutsy 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues.<p>Zac Dalpe had the other goal for Vancouver (24-13-9), which picked up its first win of 2014.<p>Alex …

Is It Too Early to Teach Your Kids Manners?

<b>By Elissa Sungar for GalTime.com</b><p>Wouldn't it be nice if good manners came naturally to children? Unfortunately, they do not! Good manners need to be taught, explained and reinforced over and over.<p>While it is never too early for adults to model positive behavior, there are a variety of areas in our …

Kids

Bunk Bed Design Ideas For Him And Her

There is something about bunk beds that makes children go crazy! Some say it is because of children’s innate energetic characteristics, but others …

Ruby Tuesday Sales Are Way Down And They're Closing 30 Restaurants

Ruby Tuesday recorded total revenue of $276.2 million, compared to $300.1 million in the same quarter of the prior year. The company saw a 7.8 percent decline in same-restaurant sales at company-owned restaurants and a 5.3 percent drop at franchise restaurants compared to the same quarter a year …

Same-Store Sales

Typical U.S. worker has been 4.2 years in their current job

There’s a widely held belief that Americans are less loyal to employers than they were in prior eras. And with pensions virtually extinct and job …

Demographics

The smart money may have already boarded the boat to Europe