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Enjoy the UK's best cities for free - Reader's Digest

Where to find Fun for Free<p><b>If you live in a city, then finding free entertainment couldn’t be easier.</b> There are concerts in churches, plenty of …

Global markets braced as polling closes in Greece referendum

Around the world bankers and investors prepare to discuss implications of the outcome, which remains uncertain as the first results are awaited<p>Polling stations across Greece have closed after a momentous referendum for the euro and a crucial one for global financial markets.<p>Around the world, …

At WWII victory parade, Taiwan's Nationalists tout role fighting Japan

Taiwan jabbed at mainland China this weekend with a two-hour military show aimed at asserting credit for defeating Japan in a key World War II theater, but Beijing is expected to absorb the barb as it seeks friendly relations with the island -- even though it credits its own Communist forces for …

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Some Private Island Owners Have Climate Change on Their Minds

Real Estate<p>No man is an island when it comes to climate change -– even if he owns one.<p>Famed illusionist David Copperfield is among the few handfuls of A-list celebrities and billionaire businessmen who own private islands around the world. But he’s also part of an even more exclusive club: Island …

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Princess Charlotte is Christened: Pictures

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near the Geysers, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday morning one mile from the Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:14 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Healdsburg, Calif., 14 miles from …

Something 'scary' went wrong with NASA's probe to Pluto

NASA was able to re-establish communications with the spacecraft within 90 minutes, and it reported that it was "healthy" and still on course to fly by Pluto.<p>But to reconnect with Earth, the spacecraft kicked itself into safe mode, and it is now no longer taking photos or collecting other …

Queen Elizabeth and Her Corgis: A Love Story

Michael Joseph Gross reveals the private history of Her Majesty’s kennels and the essential role the pups have played in her reign.<p>At the Wessex Vale Crematorium, on Bubb Lane, in the Southampton suburb of West End, mourners gathered on Friday, September 5, 2014, for a memorial service in honor of …

The 50 Most Amazing #BestTowns2015 Photos

@rockcreekgear: Chattanooga<p>Back in April, we asked for wild card submissions on Instagram for the final four entrants to our Best Towns 2015 contest. We were blown away by your submissions, and a wild card entrant, Port Angeles, almost won the whole thing. Here are some of our favorites.<p>The sun …

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.<p>Mug Hakdong Hotel, Mongdol Beach, Geoje, …

Here's the only way Uber can justify its $41 billion valuation

A fresh round of funding could push that valuation even higher, giving the startup a dizzying $50 billion valuation.<p>Uber is a five-year-old private company. It's still growing, fighting regulatory battles domestically and expanding internationally.<p>But eventually, when it's ready to go public, Uber …

12 bizarre moments in tech history revealed in archive video

A million minutes of archived video footage has revealed a strange and awkward new look at the history of technology.<p>Associated Press and British …

Hulk, victim of racism, replaced at Russia World Cup draw

Brazil striker Hulk, who criticised racist attitudes in Russian football last week, has been replaced among the personality assistants at the World Cup draw here tomorrow.<p>A statement issued by world federation FIFA blamed “club commitments with FC Zenit” for the need to bring in former Russia …

Ukraine's new police on charm offensive in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a …

US President Barack Obama to fly to Kenya – and controversy

Feverish excitement ahead of the arrival on Friday night of the 44th President of the United States – and trepidation about how Kenya’s most famous son will grasp the thorny issues<p>When gunmen from the terrorist group al-Shabaab stormed Nairobi’s Westgate Mall in September 2013, Adam Osman slipped …

Honda adopts Apple CarPlay, Android Auto for 2016 Accord

Honda revealed a refreshed Accord on Thursday for the 2016 model year, giving its bread-and-butter midsize sedan a restyled front end and adopting LED lighting. One of the bigger changes is a new infotainment interface that now lets drivers use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.<p>Both Apple CarPlay and …

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's what's happening:<p><b>1. Palantir just disclosed in an SEC form that it has closed a huge round of investment, issuing $500 million in stock, $450 million of which has already been sold.</b> This confirms last month's report that it was raising up to $500 million at a $20 billion …

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

Secluded and untouched.<p>When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon.<p>For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau.<p>It's known as "The Forbidden …

The Fascinating Histories Behind 9 of Your Favorite Foods

The “pye”—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …

Bobby Jindal on theater shooting: 'We will get through this'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal spoke from just outside a Lafayette movie theater after a deadly shooting took place there Thursday, saying he was "horrified and shocked."<p>"We will get through this," Jindal said outside the theater, while investigators were still examining the crime scene. "This …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.