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Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

33 Celebrity Brunette Shades We Love

The best dark hair in Hollywood.<p>The beauty of brown hair is its gorgeous versatility. An earthy base can be transformed into a glossy espresso, lightened to a warm honey, tinted red, or turned ombré. Click through our edit of the prettiest brunettes to get inspired before your next color …

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

Rob Piela

Rob Piela has the runway-model workout down to a science—so it’s no surprise that his clients include a dozen Victoria’s Secret show vets and four women who posed for the <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit issue. “We start with jump rope—there’s no better way to slim down legs—and we end with …

Angelina and the Queen

<b>Banks, Tyra</b><br>Launching a collection of all the products you need to smize. Apparently, eyes and mouth alone cannot complete the task.<p><b>Campbell, Naomi</b><br>Plans to fight ebola with a fashion show. God speed.<p><b>Chung, Alexa</b><br>Named the guest editor of Tommy Hilfiger’s collection this fall. Sorry, Zooey Deschanel. …

Google Nexus 9 date, Xperia Z3v, Google Now compared & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Sony’s announcement of the Xperia Z3v for Verizon. Then we talk about the Samsung Galaxy …

Google Now Scores Higher Than Siri And Cortana On Massive Knowledge Quiz. An AI Breakthrough? Not So Fast.

Apple’s famous artificial intelligence agent is eating humble pie today. Ask Siri “Who is smarter, Siri or Google Now?” and Siri obligingly links to an article about a recent 3,086-question challenge that ranked Google Now as the top scorer.<p>Unfortunately for Siri, the quiz had some built-in biases. …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Still Selling Like Hot Cakes

The UK designed Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which has triggered all sorts of creative single board computing projects — most recently being repurposed as the heart of a DIY computer designed to help kids learn to code — continues to sell in far greater quantities than its creators ever …

Salesforce Hopes To Ride Analytics Wave With New Business Intelligence Service

Salesforce.com will unveil a new analytics service tomorrow morning they have dubbed Wave. The product will be introduced by CEO Marc Benioff at the company’s Dreamforce customer conference in San Francisco, but according to a Salesforce spokesperson, it is already available in the AppExchange …

WA Opera's Carmen sponsorship smoking row extinguished after Government intervention

The West Australian Government will direct its health promotion agency to allow the WA Opera to perform Carmen after a public outcry and claims of …

Woolworths pulls offensive singlets

Supermarket giant Woolworths has pulled a range of "racist" and "offensive" singlets from its shelves after a social media backlash.<p>The navy blue …

WA drivers warned about 'erratic' kangaroos afflicted with blinding virus

Motorists in southern WA are being warned over the "erratic" behaviour displayed by kangaroos afflicted with a virus that causes blindness.<p>Wildlife …

Cairns Ebola scare: Two doctors stood aside amid review at hospital in far north Queensland

Two doctors have been stood down at Cairns Hospital in far north Queensland as a review into the handling of an Ebola scare proceeds.<p>The pair's …

Cold snap arrives in Victoria - and it's here to stay

"It is cold enough for snow, and the showers are looking quite chunky on the radar."<p>Residents of Gippsland and north-east Victoria have been warned …

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Territory grants 'major project status' to 1,000km gas pipeline to the east

The Northern Territory has moved ahead with plans to build a 1,000-kilometre pipeline, expected to cost more than $1 billion, to supply natural gas …

20 Things Everyone Should Learn By The Time They Turn 20

Now that I can officially say that I’ve been putzing around Earth for a grand total of 20 years, I think it’s time to share a few nuggets of wisdom …

17 Things You’ll Always Miss About Your Ex-Best Friend

<b>1. All the promises you made together.</b> The roadtrip you said you’d take someday. The celebratory shopping trip you’d take together after scoring your …

5 Things Standing Between You And The Life You Want

1. You don’t <i>think</i> you deserve what you <i>say</i> you want.<p>“Deserve” is a funny concept. (There’s a wonderful quote from Zadie Smith’s <i>White Teeth</i> that talks …

3D-printing: American company Local Motors releases world's first computer-printed car

Hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, even guns... 3D printers are certainly the creators of the future.<p>But now they are driving in a new …

ABC managing director Mark Scott calls for clarity on cuts, rules out cuts to online and mobile services

ABC managing director Mark Scott has called for the Federal Government to give more detail over proposed funding cuts to the national broadcaster.<p>In …