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45 of the Most Stunning House Exteriors Ever

Talk about curb appeal!<p>They say it's the inside that counts, but these homes are pretty stylish on the outside too. Whether grand or quaint, these homes are inspiration to step up your curb appeal.

How the ‘John Oliver Effect’ Is Having a Real-Life Impact

Comedians mock our cultural and political institutions on TV all the time. But it’s not every day that a comic’s jokes crash a government website or …

Euro plunges, but European brands are not on sale in US

The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Digitally speaking, we're not …

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13 One-Hour DIYs To Upgrade Your Home Office

If you've got an hour and a dull home office, these 13 projects will make a huge improvement.<p><b>1. Cork Trivet Pencil Holder</b><p><i>Design for Mankind</i><p>Keep losing your pens? This cork trivet DIY from Design for Mankind will keep your favorite pens and pencils front-and-center. You'll need a drill, but beyond …

How one Olympian's failure helped her land a job at Google

Nine years ago, Emily Hughes was at the 2006 Olympic games in Turin, Italy, skating before millions of TV viewers. Today, Hughes is in the trenches …

14 bucket list destinations that may soon disappear

Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’.<p>But this isn't an isolated case. All around the world, destinations are under threat from urbanisation, global warming or simple human …

These Are Google's 10 Boldest Projects Ever

Google Driverless Car The Google Self-Driving Car has been in the works since 2005 after a team of engineers won a grant<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David Paul …

Vancouver’s brilliant answer to food waste

The U.S. throws away around 30 million tons of food every year<p>Food waste is one of the biggest environmental problems that we can actually help fight on a daily basis. We throw away around 30 million tons of food away every year (which is pretty despicable considering how many people don't have …

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What are the world's safest airlines?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines.<p>Once again, Australian airline Qantas grabs the top spot.<p>"Qantas continues to lead the industry with safety innovations and its fleet is now the youngest -- 7.9 years -- it has been since …

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Skift Business Traveler: American Airlines Invests in the Passenger Experience

What to Know Now<p>Good news is on the horizon for American Airlines passengers: the airline announced this past weekend that they’re investing deeply …

British Columbia Unveils a Virtual Reality Travel Experience

One of the things I love most about what I do is researching and experiencing unique, off the beaten path travel destinations to highlight in my Travel Therapy TV segments and videos. This usually means I'm constantly airport hopping around the globe but not this week.<p>This week I got to take a …

Let's make a deal: Amazon introduces haggling for 150,000 items

Would you read 300 words on Amazon? No? How about 250? OK, deal.<p>Amazon has introduced a new system that lets customers offer lower prices on certain …

Delta announces five-tiered seating plan | CNN Travel

'VaporCare': Mitch McConnell Plays Chief Justice Roberts for a Fool

Attempting to play Chief Justice Roberts for a fool, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been suggesting Republicans will craft a health care plan.<p>In the early days of the software business, the large companies would announce that they were developing a certain software package to dissuade users from …

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How to Do More With Less

Innovation is not an event. It's a long process that depends on incremental changes along the way. These small adjustments may not seem momentous on their own. Yet in their context, they can be game-changing. Figuring out how to cook a pizza 30 seconds faster doesn't sound like a big deal, but when …

Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future?

What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?<p>From augmented reality, which anticipates the information you'll want just by looking at an object, to smart services that use artificial intelligence to help us manage our workloads, the look, feel and utility of …

White America’s ignorant bliss: Why so many “good” white people are completely oblivious

Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don’t get that<p>I suppose there is no longer much point in debating the facts surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown. First, because Officer Darren Wilson has been cleared by a grand jury, and even the …

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

Google’s 2014 Computer Science Summer Institute Has Wrapped Up! 

<b>Google’s 2014 Computer Science Summer Institute Has Wrapped Up!</b><p>Google is committed to increasing underrepresented students in computer science and although there are many high potential students in STEM at the K-12 level, that doesn’t always translate into students declaring computer science in college and/or pursuing opportunities in technology. This is why this past summer Google hosted the seventh annual Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) where Google invited 90 rising college freshmen …

Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence Reveals Mistakes, Holes In Investigation

Soon after Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, law enforcement’s handling of the case was already being criticized as callous and sloppy. Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, looked on in horror as police officials failed to cover and later to remove Brown’s …

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

If Gas Is Cheap, Why Are Airfares So Expensive?

If fuel prices are so low, why are air fares so high? And will prices ever return to Earth?<p>They're simple questions with complicated answers. But Jake Oakman, for one, would like to know. So would many holiday travelers.<p>Oakman, who works for the state of Indiana, usually spends between $350 and …

The Home Decor Color Risks To Try

Interior designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30.<p>Interior designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30. <i>Via HouseBeautiful.com</i><p>Paint Over Wood Paneling<p>Use A Color You Love To Wear<p>Lacquer Something<p>Experiment With Painted Finishes<p>Use Color in An …

Israel's Jewish homeland proposal could further heighten tension

Israel's Cabinet on Sunday gave its approval to legislation defining Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people, a measure critics decried as racist and a threat to democracy.<p>At the same time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the drafting of legislation that would allow the …

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Perfect Poached Salmon with Béarnaise Sauce

Impress your guests with this elegant dish — they'll never guess it was such a cinch to make.<p><b>For the Poached Salmon</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons minced shallots<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless salmon<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground black pepper<p>1½ cups white wine<p>2 tablespoons salted butter, cut into …

With fuel prices falling, will airlines lose incentive to fly efficiently?

As fuel costs drop for the nation's airlines, so too will the incentive to fly more efficiently.<p>That was the warning from a nonprofit environmental group that tracks fuel efficiency and air pollution among the world's airlines.<p>The Washington-based group, the International Council on Clean …

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