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Freedom or Death: The Perplexing Case of the Current Greek Debt Crisis

Throughout history, the unthinkable today becomes reality tomorrow. We live in an age of increasing complexity riddled with perplexing situations. In the past weeks an extremely paradoxical event in the Greek political system has been unfolding. This week, the staunch left-wing <i>Siryza</i> party won a …

Europe

9 Foods to Help You Sleep

These all-natural sleep aids will have you hitting the pillow—and riding stronger— in no time<p>Tired and stressed? Join the club. Forty percent of Americans report having some symptoms of insomnia within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And being tired all the time is no …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

9 Ways To Get A Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, how to make your core appear slimmer, without any intense diets or workouts.<p><b>1) Perfect Your Posture</b><br>"Straighten up," advises The Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons, and your figure will look better. "When your posture is good, you're automatically engaging and …

30 Reasons To Do A Digital Detox

Here are 30 reasons to do a digital detox; ideas to make you think, to challenge you, and to give you motivation if and when you do decide to switch off. If you’re curious about the benefits a digital detox can bring you at work and for work-life balance, these tips are for you.<p>If you are sick of …

Time Management

Lady Gaga's Advice to Sam Smith: 'Suffer for Your Art'

Before he was nominated for six Grammys, Sam Smith was a Little Monster. As he recalls in his new <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover story, when Smith was 17, …

Music

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

Obama's Proposed 68% Death Tax Would Be Highest In World

Like a scary movie trailer before his State of the Union address to a Republican controlled Congress, President Obama proposed $320 billion in tax hikes, throwing down a tax gauntlet. His signature ideas would make community college free, extend sick leave to working families, and more. Among the …

Finance

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

The 20 Best Beaches In The World For A Romantic Getaway

Skip the diamonds. We want these trips instead.<p>It doesn't have to be your honeymoon to plan the ultimate beach vacation, but finding a sandy shore that's both stunning and not packed to the brim with tourists can be tricky. (It's a little hard to get your groove on when you're surrounded by …

Trails

10 Things All Highly Successful People Do

S-U-C-C-E-S-S, that’s the way spell success!<p>Do you find yourself often Googling motivational quotes, searching YouTube clips for inspirational …

Self-improvement

Widow of Robin Williams in fight with his children over estate

Robin Williams’s widow, Susan Schneider, and his children have gone to court in a fight over the late comedian’s estate.<p>In papers filed in December in San Francisco superior court, Schneider accuses the comedian’s children from two previous marriages of taking items without her permission and asks …

Robin Williams

The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

The weekend is a few hours away, which means it's prime time to start thinking about all the delicious food you're going to consume in the next two days. Whether you had a breezy week or a difficult one, we know you've more than earned your weekend. It's time to relax and indulge.<p>Maybe you're …

Taraji P. Henson Yells "Based God" at Black Thought During Charades on "The Tonight Show"

On "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" , the host occasionally invites his guests to play charades. This time, the teams were Fallon and Ryan Seacrest against the Roots' Black Thought and "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson. While Henson attempted to guess the clue "All About That Bass", she …

Sibling rivalry: Henry VIII, Richard III and other monarchs whose fate was determined by their brothers and sisters

Historian Sarah Gristwood reveals how through history the role of second royal sibling (or second royal <i>son</i>, since gender continued to trump age right …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Eggs

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

Public Health

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

Bankruptcy

Before & After: This Dramatic Fireplace Makeover Only Cost $60

A gallon of paint might be the only thing standing between you and the living room of your dreams.<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site</i> …

Lil Wayne to Sue Birdman for $8 Million

Lil Wayne has been outspoken about his dissatisfaction with Birdman and Cash Money, calling himself a "prisoner" when the label refused to release his new album <i>Tha Carter V</i>. Now, it appears that negotiations between the two parties have fallen apart.<p>TMZ reports that Wayne will ask a judge to …

Women's Health

This is where genetic testing really comes in handy.<p>The powdered stuff has WAY less fat.<p>No crunching necessary—thank god.<p>Help him, help you.<p>Here's how to have your pancake and eat it too.<p>Would you recognize these symptoms?<p>We asked the egg-sperts. (Sorry, had to!)<p>It's not always super-obvious.<p>9-1-1 …

10 Citrus Recipes to Brighten Cold, Dreary Days

Cold weather giving you the blues? Try brightening up your winter recipes with some fresh citrus fruits! Lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges are at their sweetest and juiciest during the cold winter months, and they add a refreshing burst of flavor that will make you think of sunshine.<p><b>1. Citrus</b> …

Photographer Suing Nike for Ripping Off His Photo for Its Iconic Jordan ‘Jumpman’ Logo

A photographer has filed a copyright lawsuit against Nike, accusing the global athletic brand of ripping off his photograph of Michael Jordan to …

Different Solutions

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Jayne Mansfield's Pink Palace Set the Bar for Over-the-Top Celebrity Homes

The Hollywood bombshell's legendary home was known for its heart-shaped pool built by husband Mickey Hargitay. And lots of pink.<p><i>Getty Images/LIFE</i><p>Long before we were talking about Kim and Kanye's backyard vineyard or Lady Gaga's bowling alley, screen siren Jayne Mansfield was making news with …

35 Ridiculously Sexual Stock Photos Of Food And People

We've seen a lot of sexy food in our lifetimes -- just look at these sensual grilled cheeses and saucy chocolate recipes. But something we're not trying to see a lot of? Sexy food... and people.<p>You might wonder, "But how would you ever find sexy photos of food and people?" Answer: When you're …

Life & Physics in pictures - No. 3

Not much time to write this weekend, but here are some more Life-and-Physics-related snaps, at least some of which may be “quite interesting”, as Stephen Fry might put it

Physics

Sundance 2015 review: True Story - Jonah Hill and James Franco can't handle it

You’d think that when a man accused of killing his wife and children is using your name as an alias it would always be a bad thing. For Michael Finkel it turns out to be the lucky break he needs to climb from the cellar of dishonour following an ethics scandal. Finkel (Jonah Hill) is a celebrated …

James Franco

Psychology Around the Net: January 24, 2014

Ever wonder what makes you — and keeps you — a loyal customer? How about ways to strength train your brain? Oh, and speaking of your brain — where …

Scientists think they may have found a way to rewire your brain to like healthy foods

Let’s face it: Junk food can be addictive and hard to kick, but what if you could retrain your brain to crave healthier options?<p>With a process called cognitive restructuring, it may be possible to turn down the brain’s response to junk food and increase response to healthier options, says Susan …