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Neil Finn's Third Act Begins With the Dream Pop of Dizzy Heights

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Falsetto is a rock singer's secret weapon. The upper register of a man's voice can transmit a sexy yowl, a vulnerable plea for understanding, or the simple joys of a high melody. In Neil Finn's case, it's all of the above.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

The Hobbit's Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

Viator | Posted 02.15.2014 | Travel
Viator

While filming, many of the cast expressed concerns that viewers would think the landscape was fake. How, they argued, could moviegoers believe that such stunning scenery is real? Where in the world do thundering waterfalls, turquoise lakes, volcanic pinnacles, and alpine glaciers all occupy a terrain with hardly any people?

WATCH: Building The World's Longest Water Slide

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

A New Zealand charity working to combat depression is building the world's longest water slide -- 650 meters of narrow white water -- on a private...

Kim Dotcom's New Website Is Already Having Problems

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

SYDNEY (AP) — Indicted Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom admits his new file-sharing site is struggling to keep up with massive demand. D...

The New Megaupload Is Here And It's Bigger Than Ever

Reuters | Naomi Tajitsu | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology

Kim Dotcom, founder of outlawed file-sharing website Megaupload, said his new "cyberlocker" was not revenge on U.S. authorities who planned a raid on ...

Didn't Get Into Med-School? Fake It!

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

"Fake it 'til you make it," the old adage goes. If faking it means attending classes at a medical school that declined to admit you, though, you'd be ...

Panetta Visit Tries To Patch Things Up

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — After a 25-year ban, America will begin allowing Royal New Zealand Navy ships to visit U.S. military and Coast Guard fac...

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Best Observation Decks

Viator | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel
Viator

There's no better way to experience a destination than to peer down upon the landscape from a great height.

PHOTOS: 10 Places To Go After You Graduate

Viator | Posted 08.23.2012 | Travel
Viator

They call it commencement for a reason.

Rescued Tramper Used Incredible Survival Techniques To Survive Sub-Zero Temps

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

At 3:30 PM Saturday, Fong texted his younger brother: "Gonne be late so don't call SAR." "SAR" stands for Search and Rescue, and "late" eventual...

Eating Aotearoa: New Zealand on a Plate

Robert Oliver | Posted 06.25.2012 | Food
Robert Oliver

If you'd asked me, and most New Zealanders, as little as five years ago what New Zealand food was, you'd be hard pressed to get a consistent answer. Which is why what is happening now in New Zealand restaurants is so terrifically exciting.

Occupy New Zealand Camps Raided By Authorities

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Authorities have effectively shut down the Occupy movement in New Zealand's largest city after more than 100 days of protest....

Weird and Wonderful Dining Experiences Around The Globe

Black Tomato | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

With the onslaught of winter there is something deep-rooted in our psyches, inherited from our hairy Neanderthal ancestors, that makes us want to fill our bellies full of good, hearty fare.

Fake Pilot Causes Scare At Airport

AP | By NICK PERRY | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- It was enough to spark a major security scare: A man posing as a pilot tried to gain acc...

Tornado In New Zealand's Largest City Kills At Least 1

AP | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- A tornado ripped across part of New Zealand's largest city on Tuesday, upturning cars and sending debris slicing through the ...

After Mother Nature

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Mother Nature today, yesterday the loss of a job, the illness of a friend or the unspeakable violence of someone wielding a gun in Arizona forces us to re-decide where to place our faith and what really matters.

Wellington Dog Slaughter: New Zealand Police Seize Brothers' Weapons After 33 Dogs Are Killed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Police on Friday seized weapons used by two New Zealand men to slaughter more than 30 dogs owned by a neighbor in what...

Prince William Heads Down Under (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prince William of Britain has been making the most of his first official state visit, heading down to Australia and New Zealand for a variety of activ...

Air New Zealand Matchmaking At Altitude and In Auckland

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Terry Gardner

Whether sparks fly or not, a matchmaking flight makes flying coach a lot more fun, especially when the flight is followed by a Matchmaking Ball in the stunning ballroom of the Wharf at Northcote Point in Auckland.

Controversial Billboard Of Joseph And Mary In Bed: God 'A Hard Act To Follow'

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A billboard at a New Zealand church depicting a downcast Joseph lying beside Mary in bed and the heading "God is a har...