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Vegas shooter had interest in guns, video poker, real estate

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community.<p>His life is the …

Real Estate

'Mental,' 'Gorilla And The Bird': Two Starkly Different Accounts Of Bipolar Disorder

"Regaining sanity in a mental hospital is like treating a migraine at a rave."<p>It's a good line, and one that has the added benefit of being true. Zack McDermott should know; he's been through a few stints at mental institutions as a consequence of his bipolar disorder, which he chronicles, with an …

Mental Health

Las Vegas shooting: What is the Route 91 Harvest festival?

The Route 91 Harvest festival, near the Mandalay Bay, was the scene of a shooting spree that left at least 50 and injured 400 more.<p>Until Sunday evening, the three-day country music festival that began Friday, Sept. 29 was a time of enjoyment, with concert-goers sharing blissful photos from the …

Las Vegas

Hugh Hefner, Iconic Playboy, Dies at 91

The founder of the Playboy empire gave generations of men a robe-clad role model.<p>The 1992 documentary <i>Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time</i> was aptly titled. For generations of men, Hefner—who died September 27 at the age of 91, according to <i>Playboy</i>—lived a fairy-tale existence. As Kiss frontman <b>Gene Simmons</b> …

U.S. Army

14 documents every new parent needs

A couple of years into my daughter's life, I woke one night with a jolt. Had we named a guardian for her in case we both died? I couldn't remember, so I scrawled myself a middle-of-the-night note. When I checked in the morning, sure enough, although I'm a consumer reporter and my husband is a …

Retirement

Yes, Great Bras For Big Boobs Exist

Great bras for big boobs exist… but they ain’t cheap<p>If you’re anything like me, you had your first kid and just kept shoving your now bigger boobs …

5 things every adult should know how to do around the house

Part of being an adult is creating a well-functioning place to call home. If you want to add a personal touch, like artwork on the walls, you need to hang it. If something breaks, you have to be able to fix it — or hire someone to do it, which burns through cash fast. Luckily, the more tasks you …

DIY

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Microsoft HoloLens could help you find your keys, and also stalk your every move

Do you want a techno-photographic memory?<p>You know the trope in <i>Sherlock</i>-esque detective shows where some brilliant sleuth cracks a case by drawing on their nigh-photographic memory? Well, one of the most fascinating and terrifying things about augmented reality glasses is that they turn <i>everybody</i> …

Augmented Reality