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Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’<p>A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how …

Social Media

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Community Health

Trump to send astronauts back to the moon -- and eventually Mars

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump wants to send astronauts where no man has gone before.<p>Trump authorized the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. to "lead an innovative space exploration program to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars" during a White …

Space Exploration

Cheesy Potato Casserole with Corn Flakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.<p>Step 2<p>Pour hash browns into a lightly-greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In a large bowl, combine the …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Ground Beef Lasagna

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Step 2<p>In a large heavy pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat until hot then stir in the onion, …

Amazon officially unveils Alexa for Business

As CNBC reported on Wednesday, Amazon's market-leading cloud business has introduced Alexa for Business, a set of tools for using the Alexa …

Amazon Web Services

25 million businesses now use Instagram

More than 25 million businesses are on Instagram, the company announced today, which is up from 15 million in July. Why it matters: Instagram has set …

Small Business

401(k) investors rejoice: Dow closes above 24,000 for first time

The Dow surged 332 points and passed another milestone by topping 24,000 on Thursday, adding to the sizable gains of stock investors in 2017.<p>At its high point, the average for blue-chip stocks was up as much as 387 points at an intraday record of 24,327.82.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average's latest …

Stock Markets

Whole Foods Is Giving You 50% Off for 4 Days to Celebrate National Cookie Day

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Whole Foods is beginning National Cookie Day 2017 early with a very sweet, extra long-lasting cookie deal: …

The Daily Meal's 2018 food trend predictions

2017 has been one heck of a year, and I think that most of us will be glad to kiss it goodbye on December 31. But 2018 looms, and with it a whole lot of unknowns. But today we're not going to predict how the stock market will perform in the year ahead; we're a food site, after all. Instead, we're …

Bone Study Reveals Why You Would Not Want to Arm Wrestle a Neolithic Woman

Who run the Neolithic world? Girls.<p>During the Neolithic Revolution, prehistoric communities made the transition from being hunter-gatherers to …

Science And The Mystery Of The Mind

Last week, my <i>13.7</i> co-blogger Tania Lombrozo reported on a study she developed with graduate student Sara Gottlieb on whether science can explain the human mind.<p>As Tania wrote, this was a survey-based study asking the participants "whether they thought it was possible for science to one day fully …

Consciousness

His Sentence Upheld, War Criminal Drinks 'Poison' In Court — And Dies Hours Later

<b>Updated at 12 p.m. ET</b><p>Slobodan Praljak died Wednesday, just hours after the convicted war criminal interrupted a courtroom hearing to declare his innocence — and then drank a small container of what he said was poison, according to Croatian state media.<p>"Judges, Slobodan Praljak is not a war …

War Crimes

New Semi-Synthetic Organism Can Make Molecules We've Never Seen Before

We have expanded the DNA.<p>Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological …

These Are the World's 10 Most Expensive Cities to Live in

Have you ever thought about just up and moving to a new city halfway across the globe? If you're not just fantasizing and you're really considering a …

Top 10

This Norweigian Airbnb is the fairy-tale retreat of your childhood dreams

Airbnb recently added its 4 millionth listing worldwide — for perspective sake, that ungodly number is more than the combined listings of the top …

10 Best Family-Friendly Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>TradeWinds Island Grand<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa<p>3 of 10<p>Portofino Island Resort<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Four …

Some of the South's Best Fried Chicken Is Served from a Gas Station

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine</i><p>Ask any of the 15,000-plus residents of my hometown Laurinburg, North Carolina, what one of their top …

Here's Why You Should Hasselback Your Potato Gratin

This month, our Cookbook Club members are making their way through J. Kenji López-Alt's <i>The Food Lab</i> and one of the most popular recipes so far has been his Cheesy Hasselback Potato Gratin, a dish he calls “the ultimate potato casserole.”<p>That's a bold claim, but we're inclined to agree. Just read …

Cooking

Roast Sweet Potatoes and Gussy 'Em Up Like Never Before

Growing up, my family’s go-to, special-occasion sweet potatoes were, most likely, a lot like yours: a silky, creamy casserole topped with a whole mess of sugar. Usually, this means mini-marshmallows. At my parents’ house, it was a thick, crunchy layer of candied pecans. That casserole appeared at …

Sweet Potatoes

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Dogs are great, and caring for a canine often comes with plenty of benefits. They make us laugh, keep us from being bored, and are often quite …

Man in a viral protest photo successfully runs for City Council in Charlotte

<b>(CNN) —</b> In just over the past year, Braxton Winston has gone from a prominent protester to a popular politician.<p>Last September, Winston was the center of a dramatic photo from Charlotte, North Carolina, showing him shirtless and with his fist raised, facing a line of police wearing riot gear and …

Justice

Italian surgeon who is definitely not a supervillain says he just completed the first human head transplant

Medical advancements are happening all the time, and medical ethics seems to be having a hard time keeping up. The latest (and perhaps most …

Physiology

Why You Should Never Check a Bag

Who needs more than five jackets, anyway?<p>You're headed on a long trip—let's say, Africa. Two weeks. It'll be safari, beach, maybe a trip to Cape Town for a bit of shopping (or Accra for those with a serious designer's eye). So you're going to need a ton of gear between climate and terrain changes, …

Flying

This Unexpected Country Is Apparently The World’s Safest Place To Travel

With unforeseeable natural disasters, security threats and even the idea of hazardous roadways (hello, potholes), traveling solo can often be a more …

How To Pipe Frosting Petals

Piping a beautiful, elegant cake takes time in and of itself – but what happens when this cake ends up on the cover of <i>Southern Living</i> magazine? Our …

4 Things Millennial Investors Can Learn From Warren Buffett

Billionaire Warren Buffett's investment strategies have proved successful for largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) for many decades, and …

Investing

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Expert Tips on the Best Las Vegas Has to Offer

Mildred Schneidman, a concierge at Aria, packed up her truck and moved from Pasadena to Las Vegas after the Rose Bowl Parade in 1994. Here she shares …

Las Vegas