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Looks Matter: A Century Of Iconic Food Packaging

We take the packaging our food comes in for granted. Yet many of the boxes, bags and bottles that protect our edibles were once groundbreaking — both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Sometimes, packaging is so distinctive, it transforms food from mere …

Survey reveals 50 books that every child should read by 16

Roald Dahl is still king of children's literature according to a survey for World Book Day<p>Roald Dahl is the author that people would most like their children to read, according to a new survey to find 50 books that children should read by the time they are 16.<p>A survey of 2,000 readers by …

Delhi Gang-Rape Convict Blames Victim for Brutal Attack

One of the group of men convicted for raping and murdering a 23-year-old medical student on a bus in New Delhi in late 2012 has suggested that the …

India

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensor should be better than Touch ID

Sensor uses ultrasonic waves to scan a 3D image of your finger<p>Ever since the iPhone 5S came out in 2013, Apple has had one feature no one could match: Touch ID. Samsung has just caught up with its new Galaxy S6, but in a few months a new technology from Qualcomm will likely best both of …

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

Oscars 2015: John Travolta's kiss sums up sexism in Hollywood

Everyone whooped when Patricia Arquette made her speech demanding gender equality in the film industry. Will it make a difference? asks Robbie Collin<p><b>Patricia Arquette’s firebrand Oscar acceptance speech</b> was the second most articulate expression of women’s ongoing struggle for equal rights at the …

Earnings Preview: Macy's Inc (M), Target Corporation (TGT) To Reveal Financial Health Of US Consumer

This week 10 retailers from the S&P 500, including Macy's Inc. and Target Corporation, will report earnings, kicking off the final leg of the …

Patricia Arquette’s Badass Oscar Acceptance Speech Demanding Equality for Women

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America!’ the actress proclaimed.<p>It was the …

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Oscars 2015 winners list in full

The full list of winners at the 2015 Academy Awards<p>All eight best picture nominees won something at the 87th Oscars, but <b>Birdman</b> caused something of an upset, taking the Directing and Best Picture awards leaving hot favourite Boyhood with one lone prize, Best Supporting Actress for <b>Patricia Arquette</b>. …

Rudy Giuliani: Obama Criticism Not Racist Because Obama Had A White Mother

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) defended his accusation that Obama doesn't love America by arguing that Obama's upbringing by a white mother and attendance of a white school made his statement not racist.<p>"Some people thought it was racist -- I thought that was a joke, since he was …

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Depression

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, we know the getaways that should make your bucket list. Here are eight trips you HAVE to take before you die -- and we even ordered them chronologically with the adventure …

Eat less meat for a healthier planet, panel advises

When the federal government doles out diet advice to Americans this year, it may take an extra step — looking out not only for the health of people’s bodies but the vigor of the planet.<p>An advisory panel charged with helping update the closely watched guidelines — which shape school meals as well as …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The man who ate "health foods" for 40 days, and the shocking results

There's no doubt about it, we are all guilted into going for the "low-fat" options for most food and drink items, right? "Diet this, 99% fat free …

Nutrition

7 Hotels That Don't Look A Thing Like Their Ads

Throughout our hours and hours of travel and hotel investigating at Oyster.com, we've come across quite a few photo fakeouts: Situations where the hotel website showed the property as one way, and we found it to be a totally different way when we arrived. Like in the cases of "crowd-free" beaches, …

Ocean City

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Meet The Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Who Lost A Leg -- And Then Became A Runner

<i>Rebekah Gregory DiMartino was standing with her family near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs exploded,</i> …

Modern Love: Swipe Right or Left

My parents met on the side of a small town road in the summer of 1975. My mom's car broke down and my dad stopped to help. They started talking and that was it. A year later they got married, and this July they will celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary.<p>Isn't that the sweetest story? It's so …

FTC OKs Zillow-Trulia merger, creating real estate behemoth

Online real estate websites Zillow and Trulia could join forces as soon as next week after federal antitrust regulators blessed their merger.<p>Seattle-based Zillow Inc. said it planned to close as soon as Tuesday on the purchase of its largest rival after the Federal Trade Commission gave its …

Real Estate

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Happiness

SUV inside train gates for about 30 seconds before NY crash

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — An SUV was in the danger zone inside railroad crossing gates for about half a minute before a suburban commuter train crashed …

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10 things you need to know today

<b>Oil workers strike across the US.</b> "Union workers were on strike for a second day on Monday at nine US refineries and chemical plants in an attempt to force oil companies to sign a new national contract covering laborers at 63 plants," Reuters' Erwin Seba reported. "The walkouts were the first held …

7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …