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Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

The World's Most Worker-Friendly Countries, in 7 Charts

From legally enshrined vacations to how far an hour’s wage will go.<p>Where would you want to work if you could? The charts below look at which countries offer the best working conditions—from legally enshrined vacations and how far an hour’s wage will go, to how much severance you’ll get if your boss …

Income Inequality

16 Potential Candidates to Watch for in 2016

The door to the 2016 presidential campaign hasn’t been formally opened yet but the line of potential contenders is already crowded and getting longer all the time. It’s shaping up to be a wide-open race, especially on the Republican side but plenty of members from both parties are stepping up to …

Government

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

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

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

Books

Baby, it's cold outside! Here are 9 films that'll keep you toasty warm in a blizzard

The East Coast is currently being blanketed by a blizzard that's expected to drop more snow at once than some of us have seen in a lifetime. And while there are sure to be snow bunnies who'll be happy to frolic in the flakes, plenty of us are all set to hunker down at home for the duration.<p>So if …

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

Vincent Van Gogh

13 New Landscape Design Ideas to Steal in 2015

Good garden design can change your life–and remove boundaries between indoors and out to increase living space. We’ve rounded up 13 new ideas to …

Landscaping

Kim Kardashian makes fun of herself in T-Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial

Famous person Kim Kardashian is starring in T-Mobile‘s latest ad, talking about her passion for selfies and how millions of gigs of unused data are taken back by wireless companies each month. If you happen to be on T-Mobile (AT&T too, to be fair), said gigs of data will roll over from month to …

T-Mobile

Kendall and Kris Jenner at Chanel's Spring 2015 Couture Show

The Chanel spring 2015 couture show just happened in Paris, and it was gorgeous, if full of things I expected to see. These shows are rarely just simple, straight runways, and Karl didn't disappoint, treating guests to a forest (oversize garden?) made up of white cutouts that came complete with its …

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Health Care

Haute Couture in Paris: Pictures

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Exploration

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Music

Watch All The Ads Worth Watching From Super Bowl 2015

Bud’s puppy returns, Newcastle actually does it, BMW goes back in time, and much more.<p>The week before the Super Bowl has predictably seen a flurry of commercial activity, hype and hyperbole with more and more brands rolling out their big game ads to kickstart some momentum before Sunday. …

Advertising

The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

High Blood Pressure

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Hotels

Narrow AI: Automating The Future Of Information Retrieval

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Senior is the CEO and co-founder of Lowdownapp.</i><p>With industry pundits, including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others, hotly debating the dangers of artificial intelligence and Hollywood priming the public for the release of a slew of new movies — including Terminator 5 — that …

Doctor Who and other BBC shows are vanishing from Prime in Amazon's fight for exclusivity

It's on Amazon alone or not at all<p>Amazon's streaming war with Netflix is about to claim a new victim: <i>Doctor Who</i>. <i>The Verge</i> has learned that the program, along with the majority of BBC programming, will be vanishing from Prime Instant Video starting February 15th. According to sources familiar with …

Facebook is improving the News Feed by directly questioning real-life testers

The News Feed is probably Facebook’s most important asset, and there’s no doubt the company spends a ton of money researching algorithms to feed you optimal content. But it turns out algorithms may not be enough – sometimes asking real people direct questions yields better results.<p>According to …

InterAct

Building Robots With Better Morals Than Humans

Bill Gates says he's concerned about the decisions machines of the near future will make once they outsmart humans.<p>The age of artificial intelligence may be very nearly upon us—which is, on one hand, great news. Machines have long helped humans do things better and faster and more safely and …

UK Weather Forecast: Snow Turns To Ice On Roads As Motorists Warned To Take Care

Motorists have been warned to expect difficult driving conditions as icy weather continues to grip the UK.<p>The Met Office has issued yellow warnings - …

Weather

Prince Charles' household dubbed Wolf Hall because of infighting, says book

The Prince of Wales’ household is so riddled with backstabbing and in-fighting it is nicknamed Wolf Hall, a new book has revealed.<p>Bitter rivalries led to the collapse of a multimillion-pound deal to house all of the Prince’s charities under one roof, costing more than £100,000, the book …

Prince Charles