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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TOP 5: Worst things to buy online

Money expert Matt Granite explores what items are best purchased online and what items are better left to the in-store shopping experience.

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Windows 10 debuts today

No one's expected to line up overnight for the new Microsoft operating systems the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95, but today marks the first update in three years.

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The Internet is no substitute for a doctor

Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose problems, encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention or incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait.

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How to get money back on your favorite things

Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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Time really is flying by

This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

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Teeny tiny Target stores small on space, big on stuff

The retailer opened its first scaled-down TargetExpress store and it's about one-tenth the size of a normal store.

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How much water do you really need?

Do you really have to down eight glasses a day or is there another way to get your daily dose of H20?

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McDonald’s breakfast might be an all-day affair

Egg McMuffins could soon be on the menu all day.

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Amazon expanding local service

The e-commerce giant said it now had more than 15 million unique services offered through its home services marketplace.

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How much food does that exercise earn you? You might be surprised

In a new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not correctly guess how much would be an equal "reward" for the calories they had just burned.

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U.S. parents spend more, worry less about college

A new study shows the average amount spent on college education jumped for the first time in five years, thanks to greater outlays from high-income families and parental readiness to spend more.

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Uh oh! Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked

A cyber breach put the real names, credit card information, and other details of as many as 37 million customers at risk.

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This Weekend at the Box Office

See how the biggest movies of the weekend, including "Ant-Man" and "Trainwreck", fared at the box office this weekend.

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