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How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

The intensity of light could also have an impact on the intensity of our emotions, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that the more intense the lighting, the greater a person's emotions -- both positive <i>and</i> negative.<p>"Other evidence shows that on sunny …

Why does salt melt ice, and what else is it doing?

This is a common scene in the Northern states and Canada, the salt truck spreading rock salt on the roads. According to Slate, more than 20 million …

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie - Fed & Fit

<i>on</i> December 1, 2012<p>I love chicken pot pie. My best friend recently suggested that I come up with a paleo version. I accepted the challenge and got …

Vodafone's network in a backpack connects people after natural disasters

Vodafone Foundation (the carrier's philantrophic arm) has launched a 24-pound mobile network in a backpack to help folks contact family and friends in the wake of a disaster. The device called the Instant Network Mini may be <i>relatively</i> small, but it provides a 2G GSM connection capable of handling …

‘Kids for Cash’: Crooked Judge, Damaged Teens, and the Perils of Zero Tolerance

The story seems simple: corrupt judge throws harmless high school kids in detention centers for money. But as ‘Kids for Cash’ shows, the line between …

Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman faces new organised crime charges

<b>Courts have ordered Mexican drug baron Joaquin Guzman – known as El Chapo, or Shorty – to remain in prison awaiting trial on new organised crime charges.</b><p>He is also wanted for drug-related charges in the United States but the Mexican authorities are yet to decide on whether he should be …

Obama Plan Would Pull All Troops From Afghanistan by the End of 2014

Pres­id­ent Obama is ready­ing a con­tin­gency plan that would have the U.S. with­draw all troops from Afgh­anistan by year’s end.<p>The …

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2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

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The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

Haim: "If I Could Change Your Mind"

Haim have shared the video for their <i>Days Are Gone</i> track "If I Could Change Your Mind". Directed by Warren Fu (who directed the last two Daft Punk videos), the video features the sisters doing some elaborate choreography by Fatima Robinson (who choreographed many of Aaliyah's videos).

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Damon Albarn Considers Futures of Blur, Gorillaz as Solo Tour Nears

Blur’s Damon Albarn is hitting the road in late April for his first real solo tour in support of his upcoming LP <i>Everyday Robots</i>, and even he doesn’t …

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Your Arsenal

In his recent <i>Autobiography</i>, Morrissey rails against just about any criticism of his work – except those lobbed at 1991’s atypically reserved <i>Kill …

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Still 'Out To Lunch' 50 Years Later

1964 was a great year for cutting-edge jazz records like Albert Ayler's <i>Spiritual Unity</i>, John Coltrane's <i>A Love Supreme</i> and Andrew Hill's <i>Point of Departure</i>. But none sounds as far ahead of its time as Eric Dolphy's masterpiece <i>Out to Lunch</i>, recorded for Blue Note on Feb. 25, 1964. Half a century later …

Just Jam event at Barbican cancelled after police consultation

London's black music scene is no stranger to gigs being shut down after police intervention, but in what might be a first, one of the capital's homes of high culture has now had to cancel an event after City of London police raised public order concerns.<p>Just Jam, on Saturday 1 March, was due to …

NFL Combine big men running, set to 'Wobble Baby'

Enormous people are moving very quickly. The most beautiful exertion of effort in all of sport is upon us, finally set to the appropriate music. Let us celebrate mass and acceleration.<p><i>Wobble, baby. Wobble, baby. Wobble, baby. Wobble. (Yeah.)</i><p><i>Run swiftly! (Yeah, yeah!)</i><p><i>Get jiggly! (Yeah, yeah!)</i><p><i>In</i> …

Which Team Is Best Fit for No. 1 QB Recruit Josh Rosen?

Coveted 2015 quarterback Josh Rosen is ready to announce a commitment. The 5-star Southern California prospect expects to unveil his decision on March 20, he shared on his Twitter account.<p>Rosen ranks among the most heralded high school passers in recent recruiting cycles. The 6'4", 205-pound St. …

Brittney Cason Details Nearly Becoming a Victim of Trafficking at Sochi Olympics

Brittney Cason is a media personality whose work has been featured by <i>The Charlotte Observer</i> and CBS Charlotte, among other outlets. Those reporting instincts ultimately saved her from becoming a human trafficking victim during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>Cason wrote a first-person account of …

NFL Releases 'Faces of the 40-Yard Dash' over Twitter

The 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine is a big opportunity for pro prospects to turn the heads of scouts in Indianapolis. But pressure during the drill is also very high, as a small miscue could end up hurting a player's draft stock.<p>When every hundredth of a second counts, players are bound …

With March looming, six senior stars look for NCAA Tournament breakthrough

It's the best time of the year for everyone associated with college hoops, but for a group of senior stars, this March could be extra special.<p>There's no feeling quite like playing in the NCAA Tournament. Or so I'm told. The combination of a poor RPI and not playing competitive basketball past the …

Teddy Bridgewater Smart to Sit out Combine Workouts Ahead of 2014 NFL Draft

Teddy Bridgewater skipping out on participating in several drills at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine was a lot of things, but it wasn't harmful to his draft stock.<p>Was it surprising? Yes.<p>Could it be considered disrespectful to the combine process? Maybe.<p>But if Bridgewater didn't feel comfortable with …

NCAA officials discuss limits to full-contact football practices

As NCAA grapples with concussion issue, CBSSports.com has learned talks with health officials centered around limiting full-contract practices.<p>A …

Stephen Ross, Martin to meet soon

MIAMI -- After months of delays, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross expects to meet with embattled offensive tackle Jonathan Martin soon, Ross said …