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15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

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National Parks

This Skin Care Ingredient Is the Next Big Thing in Korean Beauty

We've talked a little about the Korean beauty craze, and why it's been such a game-changer in the skin care department. (A quick refresher: We have the Asian beauty market to thank for novel products such as sheet masks and essences.) Now let's chat about the latest ingredient billed to be the next …

Skin Care

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p>Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them …

Recipes

Oregon Sheriff Shared Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Online

Douglas County sheriff John Hanlin, who has responded to the Umpqua Community College shooting, previously shared a conspiracy theory video …

8 Best Ice Cream Shops for Savory Scoops

Sweet or savory? Is that like sugar or spice? We'll take spice every time, though a little sugar can help sweeten the deal.<p><b>Salt & Straw</b><p>Sweet or savory? Is that like sugar or spice? We'll take spice every time, though a little sugar can help sweeten the deal. Savory ice cream flavors are sweeping …

Ice Cream

See a Lake in Turkey That Naturally Turned Completely Red

A view from the "Salt Lake" in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015.<br>Murat Oner Tas—Anadolu Agency/Getty Images<p>1 of 5<p>A salt lake in Turkey turned …

Best Trails in North Carolina

North Carolina Trails<p>Hiking in North Carolina is an incredibly varied experience. Located in the southeastern U.S., the state is known for its narrow …

Currency-hedged ETFs In Vogue As Investors Clamor For More

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors spooked by wild swings in the foreign exchange market are piling into exchange-traded funds that strip out the local currency on their international equity portfolios, making them one of the most sought-after financial products in 2015.<p>With the dollar having …

Even Warren Buffett got hurt by oil prices

Is Buffett ready to move on from his biggest "mistake" stock?<p>Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) CEO Warren Buffett has established himself as one of the greatest investors and capitalists of our time. His every move and word is noted and analyzed, and for good reason: People can learn a lot about successful …

10 Things You Need To Know Today

<b>Japan Is In Recession.</b> Unexpectedly poor GDP data confirmed Japan has been in recession, with a 1.6% rate of contraction in Q3 when a 2.2% rate of growth was expected. This followed a 7.3% rate of decline in Q2.<p><b>Forget About That Japanese Consumer Tax Hike</b>. Japan was expected to hike tax rates for …

BlackRock cuts fees on bond funds, following other money managers

(Reuters) - BlackRock (BLK.N) on Monday became the latest asset manager to lower fees on some of its bond funds in recent weeks.<p>The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York January 18, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton<p>BlackRock’s fee cut, which follows similar changes by Lord Abbett …

AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers

AT&T reported strong customer growth even as its profit fell below both Wall Street expectations and its results from a year ago.<p>The Dallas telecommunications giant posted third-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 63 cents, on revenue of $33 billion, just shy of the analysts' average forecast of …

SoftBank And Sequoia Capital Make First Investment In Indonesia With $100 Million Into Tokopedia

Indonesia’s leading e-commerce marketplace, PT Tokopedia, raised $100 million in a round from Japanese investment firm SoftBank Corp. and Sequoia Capital according to an announcement on Wednesday.<p>The funding marks the first involvement in Indonesia for both SoftBank, which led the round through …

Banks Should Defer Bonuses 10 Years, Tap Them For Fines: Fed Official

(Reuters) - Banks should defer bonus payments for 10 years and tap the bonus pool to pay any regulatory fines, a top Federal Reserve official said on Monday, taking aim at continued lapses across the industry even after the 2007-9 financial crisis.<p>New York Federal Reserve Bank President William …

Morgan Stanley Profit Surges 87% On Increased Trading Activity

Like competitors Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, investment bank Morgan Stanley reported third quarter earnings results that were stronger than what Wall Street analysts had expected. But unlike Goldman and BofA, who released their results at the beginning of two very tumultuous days on the …

The 5 Most Common Investor Mistakes

When investing, the stakes are alarmingly real: If we screw it up, we lose money.<p>In his book "The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes And How To Avoid Them," Peter Mallouk outlines some of the most common investor errors he's seen over the course of his career as a wealth manager.<p>His firm, Creative …

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

Healthy Eating

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Costs add up for Tesla

For all of Tesla's promise, it's still a startup electric car maker that needs to invest heavily before joining the big league.<p>Those costs are beginning to add up and may be eating into Tesla's bottom line.<p>The company said Wednesday that even though its revenues increased for the quarter, it earned …

ShopKeep’s Point Of Sale Software Rings Up $25 Million

With its latest $25 million financing, ShopKeep POS has come a long way from being the cobbled together point of sale software service for a single wine shop in Brooklyn’s leafy Ft. Greene neighborhood.<p>The company’s history began six years ago with Jason Richelson’s frustration over finding a good …

Costly Hepatitis C Pill Shreds Drug Industry Sales Record

The launch of Sovaldi, the $1,000-a-day pill for hepatitis C, is shaping up as the most successful ever.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved the pill in December. And then Gilead Sciences was off to the races. The company said it sold $2.27 billion worth of Sovaldi in the quarter that ended …

Strike spreads at Chinese supplier to Adidas and Nike

A strike at a Chinese factory that manufactures shoes for Adidas and Nike has spread to a sister factory in a neighbouring province, as thousands of workers gathered to protest against what they said were unfair pay and benefits.<p>About 2,000 workers clocked in on Monday, but did not work, at the Yue …

Boeing gets $4.6bn order from China's Shandong Airlines

<b>China's Shandong Airlines has said that it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices.</b><p>Chinese carriers have been looking to increase their fleets to cater for a growing domestic demand for air travel.<p>When contacted by the BBC, Boeing said it had received an …

Drops in 3 leading indexes may be ‘canary in the coal mine’ for S&P 500: FOREX.com