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London, Rome and Paris are most reviewed cities on TripAdvisor

London was the most reviewed city on TripAdvisor this year, while Americans were the most prolific contributors.

New Mercedes GLE fuses coupé and crossover

If you've been sizing up the new BMW X6, you might want to take a moment before signing on the dotted line, because Mercedes has just taken the wraps off a sporty coupé-styled SUV of its own.

Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola risks gains: WHO

The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Honda to expand investigative air bag recall globally

Honda Motor said it will expand an 'investigative' recall to replace potentially lethal Takata Corp air bag inflators across the globe, taking the total Takata-related recall tally of all brands to more than 19 million since 2008.

Life & Style

Swiss watchmakers unveils R2,3 million watch featuring 308 diamonds

Swiss watchmakers Girard-Perregaux have created a new Tourbillon watch for women, which features over 300 brilliant-cut diamonds.

Done to death by laughter

The funnier you are, the more likely you are to die young - at least, that's what new research suggests.
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Fly in the olive oil

Disastrous olive harvests in much of southern Europe have sent prices of olive oil shooting up.

The Ferrari Sergio - exclusive in the extreme

To mark the 60th anniversary of its partnership with design firm Pininfarina, Ferrari is building six bespoke supercars based on the Sergio concept car that wowed the crowds at the Geneva motor show in 2013.

Three-year-old slice of royal wedding cake sells for $6,000

An entrepreneur in Silicon Valley has ponied up $6,000 for a slice of three-year-old wedding cake served at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Health

Wash your hands, brush your teeth, get liver cancer?

A common ingredient in antimicrobial soaps and toothpaste has been linked to liver fibrosis and tumours in mice.

Calorie restriction could slow aging, preserve memory: study

Going on a diet -- the old fashioned kind that heeds no promise to curb hunger -- can halt the normal rise and fall of over 900 different genes related to aging and memory formation in the brain, according to a team of neuroscientists at New York University's Langone Medical Center.

Why does scratching an itch make it worse?

Scratching an itch leads to the release of serotonin, which, while pleasurable, intensifies the itch sensation, according to a new study from the Washington University Center for the Study of Itch in St. Louis, Missouri.

The age of personal DNA storage has arrived

Santa Barbara-based GENiSYSS started an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for its thumb-drive-sized capsules to store DNA in a way that's never been available to the public.

Study finds Vitamin D might ease asthma

Catching some rays outside could be a simple solution to managing acute asthmatic episodes, according to a new study at Tel Aviv University.