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Burned girl who lost family in arson gets Disney trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Support continues to pour in for one little girl with a simple Christmas wish.<p>Eight-year-old Sa'fyre Terry of Schenectady, New York, lost her family two years ago in a fire police say was intentionally set. She survived with severe burns to her face, and lost her right hand and foot as a …

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Oscar de la Renta Dresses: Pre Fall 2015

The final collection Oscar de la Renta designed was shown last night in New York City. As expected, the gowns were beautiful and breathtaking. Take a look at a few of our favorites and let us know which ones you love the most.

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

There may be languages lurking in your unconscious mind

How much do the experiences you have as a baby shape your mind? A Canadian researcher devised a clever experiment to tease out the answer, using Canadian children who had been adopted from China.<p>These kids heard Chinese spoken during the first year or two of their lives, but left China before …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Meets Mars, Neptune, and Saturn Nebula

Sky-watchers can follow the moon on a tour of night-sky treasures.<p>This week the moon visits neighboring planets, the Saturn nebula, and two of the brightest stars in the late autumn sky. (See also: "Stars: Billions and Billions.")<p><b>Moon Meets Mars</b><p>As darkness falls on Tuesday, November 25, look toward …

5 quick things you can do today to boost your creativity

<b>1. Want to be more creative? Get happy.</b><p>Our diary study revealed a definitive connection between positive emotion and creativity. We looked at …

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Yoga Workout Moves for Thanksgiving

So there you are, filled to the brim with turkey and mashed potatoes and your grandma's secret-recipe pie of which you cannot get enough. You're...stuffed (heh) and wishing for spandex.<p>Don't worry! According to Teresa Anne Power, yoga instructor and author of <i>The ABCs of Yoga for Kids,</i> there are …

Top 14 Things To Do With Kids During The Holiday Season In Philadelphia

Don’t let the arrival of Old Man Winter keep you and your family cooped up indoors. The holiday season might just be the perfect time of year to get …

Study Suggests School Start Times Affect Teen Crashes

The research shows that students who begin school at 7:20AM are 29% more likely to get in a car accident than those who begin at 8:45AM.

Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

<b>(CNN) —</b> People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.<p>One complains of a nagging wife or hysterical husband. Another finds fault with the demands of work or the exploitation of management. Someone else grumbles at summer being too hot or winter being too cold.<p>Everyone thus …

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2014

The best of the best! It's that time of year again, time to look back and list the Top 10 Breakthrough Artists of the Year. What does that mean? These are the artists, designer and photographers that took the world by storm. They're the ones who decided to push their creative limit, introducing a …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

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Michael Caine: What I've Learned

Actor, 82, Leatherhead, England<p><b>Nobody impersonated me</b> when I was a child. Where I came from, everybody talked just like me.<p><b>I'm cockney,</b> which is a certain type of working-class London. We are all funny—all of us. I've never met a cockney who wasn't funny. We do not have a miserable side. But we do …

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Book Talk<p>Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and</i> …

The Insane New Technology Harnessing The Ultimate Green Energy Source: The Human Body

Forget about your smartphone or your Google Glass: The most sophisticated piece of machinery that any of us tote around on a regular basis is the human body. But despite their valiant attempts — we will always have a soft spot for our mood rings and our hypercolor shirts — scientists haven’t <i>always</i> …

Affordable Holiday Gifts: 50 Presents Under $50

If you worry about going way over budget every holiday season, let us assuage your fears. We've found 50(!) amazing presents for every person on your gift list—and not a single one...

Busy signal

Telecommunications behemoths throw a wrench into the plans of Internet phone providers — and you’ll be the one stuck with the bill.<p>Jake Tapper<p>June 14, 2000 6:01pm (UTC)<p>Even though most of us are still in the dark about using our PowerBooks to call grandma, that may soon change. When the House voted …

Europe Was a Melting Pot From the Start, Ancient DNA Reveals

Genetic analysis of a 37,000-year-old human bone from Russia suggests widespread intermingling during Paleolithic times.<p>Modern Europeans have genetic ties that bind them together much further back in time than once thought, scientists report after analyzing a prehistoric Russian man's DNA.<p>Scraps of …

Proof that meditation CAN grow your brain: In just eight weeks it can improve learning and memory

Meditating really is a workout for the mind, according to scientists who have found it can make the brain bigger.<p>Practising simple meditation …

14 Genius Ways to Store Your Beauty Products

See how easy it is to get organized?!

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The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira Has Some Pretty Hysterical Thoughts on Chinese Food

<i>Published in the November 2014 issue</i><p><b>So I went to a Chinese</b> restaurant, and this duck came up to me with a red rose and said, "Your eyes sparkle like diamonds."<p>I said, "Waiter, I asked for a-<i>ROMATIC</i> duck."<p><b>About the jokester:</b><p>Danai Gurira grew up running track in Zimbabwe. Now the 36-year-old actress …

How-To: Basic Crocheted Square Blanket

If you’re planning to combat the winter chill with a crocheted blanket or two but are feeling a little overwhelmed by all the available patterns, you’ll definitely want to check out this delightfully simple basic crocheted square blanket tutorial from Dottie Angel. The fun colors and join-as-you-go …

5 Ways to Know if Your Idea Could Become a Business

This story appears in the November 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Gregg Brockway has launched major brands that address chronic problems in the travel sector. But it was the pain of moving house that led the co-founder of Hotwire and TripIt to tackle his latest venture. “We moved several …

How to Make Cake Pops

<i>Learn how to make delicious and cute cake pops with the help of Craftsy’s FREE Creative Cake Pops mini-class.</i><p>Have you ever made cake pops? I’ve made …

17 Unique Dessert Recipes to Make Using Frozen Dough

Many foods have a time or place, but when it comes to dessert, there’s never a wrong moment to indulge. Stressful days at work, break-ups, girl nights and Tuesday are all viable reasons to dig into some sweets. If you’re just as into making your delicious treats as you are eating them, then we have …

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When Women Stopped Coding

Modern computer science is dominated by men. But it hasn't always been this way.<p>A lot of computing pioneers — the people who programmed the first digital computers — were women. And for decades, the number of women studying computer science was growing faster than the number of men. But in 1984, …