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The best public colleges in America 2015

Cornell University, which operates both as a public and private university, earned our top spot for best public school in the country.Cornell University/Facebook<p>We recently released our seventh annual list of the best colleges in America, which included schools from every corner of the US.<p>Here, …

College & University

Inmate was nearly cut in two, missing organs after California prison riot

Nearly 15 hours after a riot at a Northern California prison, guards found a missing inmate sawed nearly in two, with his abdominal organs and most chest organs removed, his body folded and stuffed into a garbage can in a shower stall a few doors from his cell.<p>Details of the gruesome May killing at …

Crime

The Best Jeans Brands For Men - An Essential Guide

From cowboys to hippies, indie rockers to preppy jocks, jeans are that one fashion item that has transcended time, gender and many a fashion …

Internet Loses It After Leo Messi Breaks Another Player's Ankles

RIP Jérôme Boateng's ankles. It was nice knowing you.<p>View this post on Facebook

Manuel Neuer Vows to Show Lionel Messi 'Who's Boss' in Champions League

A big Champions League semi-final clash against Lionel Messi is enough to bring any goalkeeper out in a sweat, but not Manuel Neuer.<p>The Bayern Munich stopper said he was ready for the Barcelona forward on Wednesday night with some bullish words.<p>Neuer said he will show Messi "who's boss" and …

12 signs you’ve been away from California for too long

1. You wish there were other people beside you who said things like “super awesome,” “hella,” and “sweet, dude.”<p>Like any place, California has its …

The 21 Essential Hamburgers of America

In 2001, New York City chef Daniel Boulud famously changed the hamburger game, convincing a nation of thin-patty burger eaters that they suddenly wanted — nay, needed — truffles and foie gras stuffed into the formerly utilitarian dish. Chefs across America quickly jumped on board the "bistro …

Volumetric Architecture Shaping Sophisticated Home in Ukraine

<b>Buddy’s House</b> was designed by Ukrainian architect Sergey Makhno to create a constant interaction between the indoors and outdoors. This was possible …

18 photos that show Vladimir Putin doesn't mess around

Without a definitive explanation from the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan amid swirling rumors.<p>Putin rarely goes unnoticed after a year during which Russia annexed the multi-ethnic peninsula Crimea, engineered a civil war in Ukraine, and …

Russia

Colors to Make Your Hallway Memorable

Bright colors for your hallway.<p>Just a guess, but the word you'd use to describe your hallway probably isn't one of these: glamorous, mysterious, dramatic, delicious, warm, intimate, exciting. But it could be!

6 Easy Steps to Getting the Right Suit Fit Every Time

Your baggy suit is making you uncomfortable, and your too-tight suit is making us uncomfortable. Here's how to find the middle ground.<p><b>1. Shoulders</b><p>The seam of your shoulder should end where your shoulder ends, and any padding or rigid structure that adds so much as a millimeter of unnecessary shape …

Men's Fashion

The Interview Look That Makes the Right Impression

Here’s how to ace your job interview the moment you walk through the door<p>With all the time you spend preparing the perfect answers, it’s important to make sure your look doesn’t say the wrong things about you. Dress in muted tones (but not brown) and add a litte personality with a fun pocket …

Who Makes the Best Fast-Food Chicken Nuggets?

By: Kevin Alexander<p><i>Credit: Kevin Alexander</i><p>Although I've long considered chicken nuggets a side dish to order while you figure out what you really want to get, there is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience. And, as such, it was only a matter of time before I tried to …

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language

Improve your nonverbal communication to send the right message and set yourself up for success.<p>What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's …

Public Speaking

NJ boy dies suddenly of enterovirus D68

Eli -- a sweet, active, blonde-haired preschooler -- had gone to sleep feeling fine, perhaps dreaming of playing with his sisters or having a fun day at school.<p>He didn't make it through the night.<p>While the young boy died sometime between the night of Wednesday, September 24, and the following …

The BA Burger Deluxe

Five ingredients and five steps will get you to burger heaven. Want to take this summer cook-out staple to the next level? Check out our recipe for the Butcher's Burger, which includes three different cuts of beef. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 …

Recipes

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

But if you need a new smartphone now, here are the best ones.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are</i> …

Mobile Technology

15 Twitter Hacks to Turn You Into a Tweeting Ninja

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — maybe thousands. Staring at your timeline is about as intelligible as reading a stock ticker.<p>How do you bring organization to your Twitter life? How do you rise above …

Who Makes The Best Fast-Food Chicken Sandwich?

The fried chicken sandwich is a fast-food staple, a go-to order for the burger averse and people who enjoy referencing deep-cut Insane Clown Posse lyrics. And though I'm sadly not a Juggalo, I have already knocked-off burgers, so I figured it was time I taste-tested the birds. But this go-round, I …

New Brazil coach criticizes Neymar over choice of hats, hair dye

Dunga has a lot of thoughts on Neymar, who didn't even play when Brazil got thumped by Germany.<p>Brazil had a disastrous World Cup, being eliminated by Germany in a 7-1 thumping that left the country in shock. Clearly, changes needed to be made, and Brazil's solution was to hire Dunga as manager. …

Brazil

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Ingvar Kamprad

The Only Colors You Should Ever Use in a Small Space

The best hues for tiny rooms.<p>The best antidote for an undersize space? Rich, saturated color — and lots of it. Designers share the best hues for a tiny room.

In-N-Out on the East Coast? DIY Animal Burgers

Sorry, no East coast In-N-Outs coming soon, but the Accidental Locavore's husband Frank found this recipe for the notorious Animal burger. All he had to do was mention it before we were all clamoring for him to start cooking. It's pretty easy, (don't let the list of ingredients scare you, you …

The Best Places to Visit in Miami... in Two Days

So you're going to Miami for a weekend of fun in the sun. You're planning on checking out the city's art, food, museums, beaches, and hotels. Well, look no further! We've made you this fool-proof two-day guide to Magic City, that'll have you in vacay paradise in no time.<p>1. What to see:<p>Perez Art …

Billionaire's breakup plan would chop California into six states

San Francisco (Reuters) - A long-shot effort to break California into six separate states got a boost on Monday, when the billionaire venture capitalist behind the proposal said he had gathered enough signatures to place it on the ballot in two years.<p>Timothy Draper, a founder of a Silicon …

Recipes That Prove Watermelon Makes Awesome Drinks

The only thing better than eating a giant slice of watermelon is drinking one. The insanely high water content of this melon makes it a natural choice for a beverage. And its sweet flavor makes it a guaranteed favorite. If you've ever tried watermelon through a straw before, you know how right we …

NYC's Best Bastille Day Party

Perhaps it’s the Champagne, the crêpes or the pétanque (France’s answer to bocce ball), or some combination, but New York City has co-opted Bastille …

5 Frozen Cocktail Recipes (No Cabana Boy Needed)

Cocktails

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Cooking

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …