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Malia Obama Has Officially Entered *Fashion Girl* Territory

Cool for the summer.<p>Malia Obama joined her dad on a presidential work trip to Chicago on Friday (as ya do), and stepped off the runway looking peak chic. The 17-year-old's cool girl vibes were off the charts thanks to a pair of light-wash high-waisted jeans, a white tee, and a blush coat. An ivory …

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Kate Middleton Gives Reason to Believe in Tried-and-True Personal Style

Whether she's wearing Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen or British high-street brands such as Whistles, Kate Middleton has an aesthetic that is as approachable as it is refined. Earlier today in Harrow, the Duchess revisited one of her favorite silhouettes in the form of a graphic, slightly A-line …

5 Happy Marriage Habits To Start Before You Tie The Knot

<i>by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits before marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles …

Underworld

How the Sinaloa drug cartel digs its tunnels.<p>At 8:52 <i>P.M.</i> on July 11th, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, sat on the bed of his cell in Altiplano, Mexico’s only super-maximum-security prison. Surveillance footage appears to show a small screen glowing on a table …

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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Road Trip: Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Take a road trip through the mansions and gardens of the early 20th century's New World royalty.<p>A road trip through the Brandywine Valley offers a taste of American aristocracy. In the former country mansions of the ultrarich, travelers glimpse the early 20th-century extravagant lifestyle of a …

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

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Pratt Student’s Nerve Disorder Inspired Award-Winning Clothing Collection

Julia Wollner channeled her struggle with Bell’s palsy into a striking collection, and it won her the $25,000 Liz Claiborne Award.<p>In 2012, during her second year as a fashion design student at New York’s Pratt Institute, Julia Wollner woke up unable to move the muscles in half of her face. She was …

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Finding Common Interests, Obama And The Pope Set A Date

<b>Listen · 2:38</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>President Obama plans to meet this spring with Pope Francis.<p>On Tuesday, a White House spokesman announced the president will visit the Vatican as part of European trip in March. The president is said to be looking forward to talking with the pope …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my apartment. But every once in a while I forget, …

Leonardo DiCaprio Recalls the Time He Was Almost Eaten by a Shark

A wolf is no match for a shark.<p>But luckily, Leonardo DiCaprio survived a close encounter with a great white a few years back after getting caught in …

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Late-night host and US Senator face off in basketball game<p>California student dresses as KKK grand wizard for school project<p>Best deals for Father's …

Lindsey Vonn withdraws from Sochi Olympics: 'My knee is just too unstable'

Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, who underwent major knee surgery 11 months ago, revealed that she is withdrawing from competing in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>"I am devastated to announce that I will not be able to compete in Sochi. I did everything I possibly could to somehow get strong …

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Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

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What Disney Got Wrong With Its Magic Bands

<i>Quick disclaimer</i>: This little experiment was conducted by my family, which included two adults, three kids, and one grandma. We took them for a test spin that included three Disney parks and a Disney Hotel.This was not something we requested, nor did Disney pay for.<p>Also, before I dish out the …

Snapchat Says It’s Improving Its App, Service To Prevent Future User Data Leaks

Snapchat has released an official post about the recent leak of 4.6M usernames and phone numbers from its servers. The post blames what it says was ‘abuse’ of its API on the leak, but acknowledges that the way that it stores the information made it possible for a database of numbers to be used to …

A French photographer travels to the Arctic north to document an ancient reindeer migration

Ever wondered what sound a reindeer makes?<p>Turns out, none.<p>They are silent creatures says photographer Céline Clanet. Silent, that is, except for the "click, click, click," of their hooves hitting the snow.<p>Clanet knows that clicking sound intimately. For the past eight years she's been documenting …

Music heard on air for December 24, 2013

Tunes spun between segments on The World for Tuesday, Decebember 24, 2013 include:<p>Aine Minogue.jpg<p>SONG: Horn Dance<br>ARTIST: Áine Minogue<br>CD TITLE: To Warm the Winter's Night<br>CD LABEL: Evergreen<p>Poets.jpg SONG: Rhodesian Girl<br>ARTIST: The Poets of Rhythm<br>CD TITLE: Anthology 1992-2003<br>CD LABEL: Daptone Records<p>…

This Vatican school trains boys for the Pope's choir

A group of young boys from a Catholic School in Rome undertake their daily lessons. Here, reading music is as vital as math and grammar. The teaching is strict: theory and vocal technique before lunch, after that, rehearsal.<p>At the <i>Schola Puerorum</i> (Latin for Boys School), Vatican teachers attempt to …

There's French pastry ... and then there's the Kougelhof

Pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer is a co-owner of the French Pastry School in Chicago. There he teaches young chefs everything from Tarte aux Framboises to chocolate eclairs. But if you ask him for something close to his heart, he’ll tell you about a special bread from his homeland.<p>"The kougelhof is the …

I can't promise you this photo will change your life, but it did for the photographer

I've got a book recommendation; it's by photographer Steve McCurry.<p>The book is, "Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs."<p>Sure, there are amazing photos in it. But that's not what kept me up reading at night. It was the words. They tell the story behind the iconic photos he's taken over the …

For Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, a new law aims to end 'betrayal' in the military

President Obama took a break from his vacation in Hawaii to sign a new defense bill on Thursday. In it were provisions that crack down on the problem of sexual assault in the US military.<p>Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, Democrat from Massachusetts, co-authored the key provisions in the new law with Ohio …

Check out these four 'must see' foreign films of 2013

It's the last Friday of the year. It's winter and cold and dark at four in the afternoon and frankly, you may be a little holiday partied out. So, what better way to spend the evening than watching a movie?<p>For a round-up of some of the best foreign films you might have missed this year, we talked …

A Canadian church gets shipped to a small town in Louisiana

A congregation in Louisiana was looking for a new church. They found one on the market in rural Nova Scotia.<p>"We began looking for a church in the Mississippi delta that we could rejuvenate, and maybe someone had one that was dilapidate that we could redo," said Louisiana Church Pastor Jerel Keene. …

Women are finally cleared for flight in Sochi

Twelve new events will be debuting at the Winter Olympics this February — among them, one that's been only for the men since the Winter Olympics began.<p>Women have been ski jumping since at least 1911 when an Austrian Countess took flight in a skirt. In those early years, most women had to disguise …

What will it take to secure the Winter Olympics in Sochi?

There have long been security concerns around the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.<p>This week, the reasons have become all too clear.<p>A suicide bomber killed more than a dozen people aboard a bus Monday morning in the Russian city of Volgograd.<p>An attack on Sunday at the city's main train …