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Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

How Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' Put This Entrepreneur on the Map

Sarah Choi’s fashion career can be divided into two stages: Before and after Beyoncé.<p>The 31-year-old designer, who worked at Calvin Klein for years …

This infographic shows the explosion of bankruptcies in the energy industry

Most investors are aware that there is significant carnage in the oil patch. Low energy prices caught overleveraged companies off guard, and it's forced many of these companies to seek protection from their creditors through bankruptcy.<p>However, the pace of new bankruptcies is accelerating fast, and …

50 Hotel Freebies

You can get a lot more than a free bottle of shampoo these days.<p>Free Wifi, shampoo and daily housekeeping aren’t the only free things from your hotel …

Microsoft is in bad shape — but it could have been much worse

That, in fact, may have been the chief reason former CEO Steve Ballmer lost his job.<p>The longtime executive failed to properly address the smartphone and tablet markets as they developed.<p>His inaction made it easier for Apple and Alphabet's Google to establish the iPhone, iPads, and the various …

Selena Gomez Crumpled a “Marry Justin Please” Sign, Is a Hero to Women Everywhere

She’s really sick of the same old questions.<p>We’ve all been there—contentedly stuffing ourselves with some turkey and gravy at Thanksgiving, quietly sipping a mimosa at Mother’s Day brunch, flipping through pictures of corgis on our phones, whatever—when all of a sudden a well-meaning relative …

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5 Reasons Your Home Didn't Sell

You've had your home on the market for six months and it didn't sell. You're frustrated and not exactly sure why it didn't sell. You're not alone. Over the past 20 years of selling real estate, your situation is one I have encountered hundreds of times.<p>The good news is that your home can sell if …

25 Places To Shop When You Break Up With Forever 21

Because you're already feeling Forever 22.

How First Class Passengers Are Ruining Air Travel

What do you mean the peanuts aren’t free!!??<p>Here's a true story: I was waiting at the gate for a 6 AM flight out of Dallas Fort-Worth. The crew was running behind, and my fellow passengers and I had been up since the crack of dawn. None of the regular airport amenities were open at that hour, and …

10 of the Most Naked Naked-Dresses Ever Worn at the Met Gala

So much near-nudity.<p>We're counting down to fashion's night of nights: the 2016 Met Gala. If ever there was a red carpet that we can't wait to see, it's this one. With every year having it's own theme, the biggest celebs in the business really take things to the next level when it comes to their …

Finding the Perfect Weight Loss Lunch

NOTE TO EDITOR: PLEASE USE THIS IMAGE AS THE SOCIAL MEDIA THUMBNAIL: http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2016-04-10-1460315245-4856100-P1030874.jpg<p>This scrumptious BLT is one of the lunches I had regularly when I lost 140 pounds in 18 months 30 years ago. This is only one example in a whole repertoire …

This Is the Hottest Restaurant in the World Right Now

Just miles from the central business district of Sydney in a neighborhood called Barangaroo is a restaurant that has people clamoring to get in. One …

Yolanda Foster Laments Watching Daughter Bella Hadid 'Suffer in Silence' with Lyme Disease in Treatment Photo

Amid grappling with her own health issues, Yolanda Foster has the added challenge of watching her children suffer from the same disease that has …

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Amanda Peet on Going Gluten-Free... Until She's a Couple Drinks In

The Togetherness actress is gluten-free—until she’s a couple drinks in.<p></head>The <i>Togetherness</i> actress is gluten-free—until she’s a couple drinks in.<p>THE VITALS<p><b>Age</b> 44<p><b>Hometown</b> New York City<p><b>Restaurant trend she can’t get behind</b><p>Long tasting menus<p><b>Signature dish</b><p>Three-hour Bolognese<p><b>What's in it?</b><p>Pork, beef, …

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Shell shareholders vote in favour of £40bn BG takeover

Investors shrugged off doubts over the mega-deal in spite of the dwindling price of oil<p>Shell shareholders have given the nod to the £40bn takeover of BG Group by a strong majority.<p>The 83pc vote in favour of the plans paves the way for the creation of Britain’s largest public company, pending a …

Flash is expected to be dead in two years

WebM is leading H.265 in the race to dominate the next generation of online video<p>If you've been waiting for the glorious day when the plague on humanity that is Adobe Flash will cease to exist, we now know when it'll happen. According to the 2016 global media format report published by …

Ellen Page on Hollywood: 'Now I’m gay, I can’t play a straight person?'

Ellen Page has accused Hollywood of double standards on homosexuality, arguing that she should be able to play roles of any sexuality despite having recently come out as gay.<p>Freeheld review: an important civil rights story rendered lifeless<p>Read more<p>The Oscar-nominated star of Juno and Hard Candy …

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A Yezidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Tells Her Story

It is not easy for Nadia to tell this story, and she’s been doing it all day. She’s about my age, wearing a leather jacket just like mine, and her …

Suspected architect of Paris attacks is dead, 2 senior European officials say

PARIS — The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks was killed Wednesday in a massive pre-dawn raid by French police commandos, two senior European officials said, after investigators followed leads that the fugitive Islamic State militant was holed up north of the French capital and could be …

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19 Sophisticated Ways to Accessorize With a Bow

While there may be some grade-school fads that we’re happy to leave behind (velcro sneaks and ill-fitting turtlenecks, we’re looking at you), but bows are not one of them. Infinitely more sophisticated and fashion girl-approved than we remember, bows are officially considered cool again — and for …

Paris attacks raise fears of change in strategy for Islamic State

Friday night's attack in Paris was shocking in that it marked the worst violence on French soil since World War II. After the bloody attack was over, …

Tim Cook orders retraining for all Apple store staff after Melbourne controversy

Apple boss Tim Cook has ordered that shop staff be retrained on “inclusion and customer engagement” after a group of black teenagers was told to leave a store in Melbourne, Australia because staff were worried they “might steal something”.<p>A video of the interaction between a Highpoint Apple store …

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Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower? Been there, done that. But roasting a whole head of cauliflower? Now we've got your attention. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p>This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature. The result is an amazingly delicious dish that's as dramatic …

22 Vegetarian Meals That Have More Protein Than A McDonald's Burger

There are countless, delicious ways to fit protein into a vegetarian diet -- ways that go beyond downing a chalky shake made from an unidentifiable powder. Beans, tofu, eggs and veggies are just a couple of items on the long list of whole foods that pack a meat-free protein punch.<p>Carnivores may …