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50+ Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have all the inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Kitchens

5 Enchanting European Castles You Can Rent for Your Next Vacation

For those of us without a royal bloodline, the idea of owning a castle is a distant dream. But staying a few nights or even weeks in a 17th-century castle with a butler, 10 bedrooms, and a helipad is actually quite attainable. In Europe, certain luxury online travel companies offer the chance to …

Russia Imposes Sanctions On Turkey In Retaliation For Downed Plane

Turkish companies will be barred from doing business in Russia from Jan. 1.<p>From Jan. 1, Turkish companies will be barred from the construction, tourism, and hospitality sectors in Russia, state news agency Interfax reported.<p>Turkish firms will also be banned from providing services for Russian …

The Five Emerging Backpacker Hotspots for 2016

New year, new adventures. If you're looking for somewhere exciting and different to go in 2016, take a look at 5 of the emerging backpacking hotspots …

South-east Asia

The Phone Call That Upended U.S.-Israel Relations

It started off as a routine call between then-House Speaker John Boehner and the incoming Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, about ways Republicans in Congress could put the brakes on the nuclear pact President Barack Obama was negotiating with Iran.

Mitch McConnell

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El Niño: why predictable climate event still has the scientists guessing

Blister of sea surface heat in Pacific Ocean can set off devastating drought, storms and rainfall around the globe – or just fade away<p>El Niño is one of the most predictable climate events on the planet, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but it also has a way of …

Weather

Review: Dell Chromebook 13 (2015) is probably the best Chromebook around, but it’s not cheap [Video]

Looking at the Chromebook market, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s just the modern iteration of the netbook age. Small, cheap, underpowered plastic laptops that offer very little to anyone wanting a higher-end experience in a portable and affordable package. Dell changed that with the …

Twitter still has a major problem with employee diversity

Twitter has hired a new head of diversity, news that should have prompted a chorus of cheers from those hoping the company would take the issue more seriously. Jeffrey Siminoff, former director of Worldwide Inclusion & Diversity at Apple, will take on the prominent role. However, more noticeable …

Social Media

The US Navy just issued an eerie report outlining Russia's naval capabilities

The report details a situation in which Russia's navy, behind only those of the US and China in size, may soon be capable of denying the US Navy access to the Black and Baltic seas.<p>Russia's landgrab in Crimea as well as its enclave in Kaliningrad could lock US forces out of the Black or Baltic seas.<p>…