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Olympics Closing Ceremony 2018: Best Highlights, Moments You Might've Missed

The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea concluded with the traditional closing ceremony Sunday at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.<p>It was, as usual, a colorful affair with its fair share of highlights celebrating the record 2,920 athletes who competed in these games.<p>We were treated to music, …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Travel Photography

How to Recover a Deleted or Unsaved File in Microsoft Excel

Accidentally deleting a file you’ve spent hours working on -- or worse, collaborating on with several others -- is never an easy pill to swallow. …

Surf’s Up! Dog Surfing Contest in Pictures

Surfing

A first-time author unwittingly exposed the house of cards beneath 'bestseller' books

It’s been an awkward few days for America’s most powerful books ranking. On Aug. 24, the New York Times issued a rare correction to one of its bestseller lists, after a strange and still unexplained series of events that fall somewhere between scam and gaffe.<p>Last week, authors and booksellers in …

60-Year-Old Life Hacks

LinkYouTube channel HouseholdHacker dusted off an old 1957 Science and Mechanics book filled with tips and tricks for around the house and decided to …

Lifehacks

6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

1<p>IceMule Classic Cooler<p>The ease of a backpack meets the functionality of a hard cooler with this waterproof carryall. Insulating foam keeps 12 cans …

Strangers know your social class in the first seven words you say, study finds

What we wear and buy are status symbols we can purchase to show off our economic success in the workplace. But a new study shows that there are …

Apple's Winning iPhone Formula Is Perfecting Its Rivals Best Ideas

Better Late Than Never<p>While Apple invented the modern smartphone, it has since mostly played catch-up with competitors. A few times it got there …

End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers

Donald Trump is fixated on a vision of masculine, blue-collar employment. But the retail sector has long had a far greater impact on American employment – and checkout-line technology is putting it at risk<p>The day before a fully automated grocery store opened its doors in 1939, the inventor Clarence …

Donald Trump

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

New York City

Secret life of the dodo revealed

<b>Scientists are piecing together clues about the life of the dodo, hundreds of years after the flightless bird was driven to extinction.</b><p>Few scientific facts are known about the hapless bird, which was last sighted in 1662.<p>A study of bone specimens shows the chicks hatched in August and grew rapidly …

Living in a void: life in Damascus after the exodus

During six years of civil war in Syria, novelist Khaled Khalifa has watched wave after wave of friends and family flee his home city. But despite everything, he has decided to stay<p>My sister, whom I haven’t seen for more than two years, told me she was going to cross the sea in a rubber dinghy. She …

Hung Up

How to Create a Will

At some point, we’ve all gotta go. When you die, the last thing you want to do is leave your grieving friends and family with a bunch of legal issues …