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Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?<p>That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.<p>The …

Happiness

NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps close-up images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

This week, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured some of the most detailed images yet of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. They show the bumpy terrain and streaked surface of the moon's northern polar regions, which have been impossible to photograph up until now. These new photos contain clues about the …

NYC trial revisits infamous heist portrayed in 'Goodfellas'

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, prosecutors say, Vincent Asaro managed to keep his role in an infamous mob heist immortalized in the hit movie "Goodfellas" hidden from the outside world while others of his generation were locked up or died gangland deaths.<p>A frail-looking Asaro finally emerged from the …

Pakistan, India in a naval and nuclear arms race

Pakistan has finalized its long-negotiated submarine deal with China, with four to be built in China and four in Pakistan. Analysts believe the …

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Before Dr. Seuss was famous he drew these sad, racist ads ... and then totally changed his mind

Most people know Seuss books as harmless, imaginative fun for kids. But Seuss's early work did have a darker, racist side — before he eventually changed his views and abandoned his prejudices.<p>Dr. Seuss' political leanings are well known — the writer was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

Neuroscience

The story behind 'alien megastructures' scientists may have found (but probably didn't)

A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.<p>This is a tricky story to write. The mysterious scientific observations it deals with could …

Astronomy

Nepra okays one of highest tariffs for solar project

ISLAMABAD<p>National Electric Power Regulatory Authority has approved per unit tariff of Rs 19.02 for 12MW solar power project.<br>According to the …

Renewable Energy

Obama offers Kanye presidential advice

US President Barack Obama offered advice Saturday to Kanye West on the rapper's improbable White House bid -- telling him that reality TV might be …

Reality TV

Acer’s new PC is unsure whether it’s an all-in-one or a tablet

One can argue that in today's world of crossover and hybrid computers, the only thing that really separates a portable PC from a non-portable one is …

Julian Assange wanted to kick footballs with embassy police but was afraid they could grab his legs and pull him out of the window

The Register reports that Assange gave an interview to Australian radio show "Kyle and Jackie O" in which he told them what it's like living inside the embassy<p>Assange, the head of the WikiLeaks whistleblowing site, has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid being detained by …

'Naya Pakistan' will be made under leadership of PM Sharif: Hamza Shahbaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML -N) leader Hamza Shahbaz said on Friday that, "While Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan …

Pakistan

MQM agrees to take back resignations

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) agreed on Friday to take back their resignations from Parliament and Sindh Assembly.<p>“The decision to take back …

Pakistan

Top Iranian Commander Killed in Syria

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander was killed in Syria, Tehran said Friday, as French warplanes carried out fresh airstrikes in the …

Middle East

Microsoft Takes HoloLens on U.S. Tour

Developers are encouraged to reserve a seat in one of Redmond's 40 in-person demos coming to 10 cities.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

5 reasons nobody wants to be House speaker

Why only a fool, hero, caretaker (or some combination of all) would want the job Boehner dearly hopes to vacate by month’s end, but can’t.<p>Friends don’t let friends run for Speaker of the House of Representatives.<p>Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s abrupt and shocking (well, not <i>that</i> shocking) withdrawal from the …

Tea Party

BlackBerry may abandon phones if they remain unprofitable

Shutterstock<p>Just as BlackBerry is looking to make an interesting change to its smartphone business, CEO John Chen has indicated that the company may consider exiting the handset market altogether, if its device division can’t turn a profit in the next year. The company has already stated that it is …

Gear & Gadgets

16 Halloween Desserts That Will Satisfy Any Diet

You can’t go to a party empty-handed. And you also can’t have the dessert table empty at <i>your</i> Halloween party. Since you’ll be spending your extra time perfecting your costume, we found 16 desserts for your Halloween party that are sure to impress your friends. From spooky to glow-in-the-dark to …

LG 55EG9100 review: Sorta-more-affordable OLED is the TV to beat at 55 inches - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The LG 55EG9100 OLED TV's picture is better than any LCD or plasma TV. It's equally adept in bright and dark rooms, showed accurate color, and looks better from off-angle than any LED LCD. Its 1080p resolution is plenty for a 55-inch screen. The TV looks striking in person, with organic …

Televisions

Apple adds Bluetooth 4.2 to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2

Changes to Apple’s published tech specs for various products are rare, but when they happen, they’re typically interesting — and under-the-radar. At some point following the September 9th announcement of the 2015 iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4, Apple quietly modified the tech …

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

Here's what the science says about how fermented foods can boost your mood.<p>The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental …

Wellness

The highwire daredevil 'The Walk' is based on loves the movie — except for one part

In the summer of 1974 French highwire artist Philippe Petit gained notoriety when he walked on a wire between the Twin Towers in New York City.<p>The remarkable feat has been adapted into a children's book, an Oscar-winning documentary and now a 3D Hollywood blockbuster.<p>"The Walk" looks back on …

The FBI warns of weaknesses in chip-and-sign credit card systems

The FBI has a stern warning for the credit card industry's latest security measure, the EMV chip. In a statement today, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center warned that the new chips don't prevent against online fraud or point-of-sale compromises of the type seen in the Target hack. The …