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What it's like to live in 24 hours of darkness at the northernmost edge of the civilized world

A few weeks ago, I was unexpectedly invited to Oslo, Norway, as part of a business trip to meet with a new Norwegian client. It seemed destiny was hellbent on sending me to the Northern latitudes in winter, but I had already been to Norway before to chase auroras.<p>On all my other trips, I had …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

Interior: A mix of vintage and contemporary decor

Nerissa Goco’s creative spirit embraces past and present with the grace and confidence of an experienced time traveller – that is, while she’s …

Midwest, Minnesota wants a divorce

<b>(CNN) —</b> I am a friendly, hard-working Ohio native. It's how a lot of my friends in New York describe Midwesterners. It's as if we're assembled at "The Flyover Wonder Bread Factory," devoid of color or depth.<p>We supposedly represent all that is wholesome in America. That may be true, but "friendly …

9 Kitchens That Expertly Blend Style And Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

A Brief History of French Girl Hair: From Marie Antoinette’s Pouf to Lou Doillon’s Easy Waves

When trying to quantify the ineffable allure of the <i>femme française</i>, one obvious trait is right in our faces—and theirs, much of the time: French girl hair. Its natural, unfussy texture sets the tone for an effortlessly cool look, inspiring women around the world to ditch the styling tools in favor …

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Apple May Include USB 3.0 Ports on Upcoming 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro'

Following up on a report from earlier today claiming Apple has pushed back its plans for the so-called "iPad Pro", asking suppliers to begin production in September rather than this quarter, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> weighs in with its own claim that Apple is indeed now targeting the second half of …

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Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

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See All the Winners From the Oscars

Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason Merritt—Getty Images<p>Jason …

Lady Gaga Climbs Ev’ry High Note in ‘Sound of Music’ Tribute

For the 50th anniversary of <i>The Sound of Music</i>, Lady Gaga belted out a gorgeous medley of songs from the film at the 2015 Oscars. Clad in white and …

As CBS' 'Two And A Half Men' Ends, Questions On How It Lasted So Long

As CBS' <i>Two and a Half Men</i> airs its final episode tonight, capping its 12th season, critics like me are stuck trying to answer a single, niggling question:<p>How did a show like this end up as the longest-running multicamera comedy in television history?<p>To understand our predicament, consider a bit of …