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Put down the phone! How to break your kids free of technology on Thanksgiving

Over the past few years, a new Thanksgiving tradition has been established: battling smartphones for your kids' attention.<p>It's a trend that has many parents worried, Catherine Steiner-Adair, a clinical psychologist and author of "The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in …

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From James Dean to A$AP Rocky and all that's in between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of the last six decades.

The 4-Step Plan to Never Procrastinate Again

Ever known you should do something <i>right now</i>, but you can't muster the will to get started? You know the longer you put off a task, the more likely …

34 Healthier Thanksgiving Recipes

It's that time of year again: Families gather (and bicker), turkeys get browned on the outside and left accidentally frozen on the inside (whoops), …

9 Recipes That Prove Zoodles Aren’t Going Anywhere

Ever since zoodles hit the scene, we've been obsessed. Not only do they let us eat all our favorite pasta dishes in a healthier way, zucchini noodles …

14 Tricks for Healthier Pies (and Our Favorite Recipes)

Pie is a classic any time of year—but that doesn’t mean classics can’t be improved, including Grandma’s apple pie. With a few upgrades to the crust …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

Divers recover body of conductor in Quebec train derailment

Quebec provincial police say a dive team has found the body of the conductor of a freight train whose lead locomotive plunged into a river.<p>Spokesman Ronald McInnis says divers found the body Saturday morning inside the train's engine room.<p>Iron Ore Company of Canada, which owns the train, identified …

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How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate their trials on large canines. Golden retrievers, labradors and German shepherd dogs will do nicely.<p>The researchers are …

The end of beaches? Why the world’s shorelines are in serious trouble

<b>Tim Change, from the Bradenton Beach Public Works Dept., inspects beach erosion as a storm surge and high winds associated with Tropical Storm Debby batter Bradenton Beach, Fla., June 25, 2012. (Reuters)</b><p>As the oceans warm and sea levels rise, humans are trying to save our shorelines — and doing the …

Obama's post-election strategy

President Barack Obama isn't giving Republicans time to catch their breath after celebrating an election triumph.<p>He barnstormed into action following Tuesday's midterm elections, pushing his priorities before Republican leaders can frame their agenda for the new Congress, which convenes in …

This Chart Shows Just How Much Humans Are Driving Global Warming

But a quick look at the science leaves little doubt that the rising temperatures we've been observing for decades now are our own fault.<p>This chart, published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, shows two different models of climate change's effects in different parts of the world …

2 dead in Richmond area shootings - SFGate

One man and one teenager were killed in Richmond area shootings Friday evening, officials said.<p>Richmond police officers responded to Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue around 10 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting in the area, said Sgt. Nicole Abetkov, a police spokeswoman. Officers on the …

Air strikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq: TV report

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. air strikes destroyed an Islamic State convoy near the Iraqi city of Mosul but U.S. officials said on Saturday it was unclear whether the group’s top commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been in any of the 10 targeted vehicles.<p>Colonel Patrick Ryder, a Central …

Inside The 'Life And Crimes' Of A Career Jewel Thief

The FBI file for Doris Payne is said to be six feet long: The criminal history for the international jewel thief dates back to the 1950s. Payne is infamous for using her charm and a specialized slight of hand to put clerks at ease and walk out with precious jewels. Over her 60-year career, she is …

Yemen's cabinet rejected by Saleh, Houthis | DW | 08.11.2014

Yemen's long-ruling General People's Congress (GPC) rejected the country's proposed power-sharing government on Saturday.<p>Further throwing Yemen's …

Catalans hope for big turnout in symbolic independence vote

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to back independence from Spain on Sunday in a symbolic referendum on secession being held across the northeastern region, despite opposition from Madrid.<p>The “consultation of citizens” follows a legal block by the central …

Off-duty Border Patrol agent arrested after east Hemet fatal shooting

An off-duty Border Patrol agent has been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a 27-year-old man in southwestern Riverside County, authorities said.<p>John Demery, 40, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Adam Thomas about 12:45 a.m. Saturday in the 41100 block of Toledo Drive in …

Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West

Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday had strong words for the United States and its allies over growing tension between Moscow and the West, a development he believes has put the world "on the brink of a new Cold War." Speaking at a symposium in Berlin as part of commemorations marking the …

Iran Supreme Leader Sending Top Aide To Nuclear Talks: Report

WASHINGTON -- The prospects of striking a deal with Iran over its nuclear program appeared to brighten Saturday, with reports that Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may be sending a top foreign policy adviser to the latest round of talks.<p>The adviser, Ali Akbar Velayati, may join talks in …

As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

To mark the 25th anniversary of the<p>fall of the Berlin Wallthis weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide.<p>The softly glowing orbs, which will be released into the night sky Sunday amid the celebration …

Iran nuclear crisis: Oman hosts talks as deadline nears

<b>High-level talks have taken place in Oman ahead of the 24 November deadline for a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear programme.</b><p>US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU envoy Catherine Ashton.<p>But the talks ended with no immediate breakthrough after …

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in missing students gaffe

An off-the-cuff comment by the attorney general to cut off a news conference about the apparent killing of 43 missing college students has been taken up by protesters as a rallying cry against Mexico’s corruption and drug trade-fueled violence.<p>During the televised appearance on Friday, attorney …

Milwaukee family mourns loss of girl, 5, shot while sitting on grandpa's lap

Before the news conferences, before the prayer circles, Robert Petersen stood alone in the yard and stared at the bullet holes in the Milwaukee house where his 5-year-old daughter Laylah was killed.<p>He was silent.<p>Laylah Petersen was sitting on her grandfather's lap Thursday evening when two people …

Catalonia holds non-binding vote on independence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1122000/1122698_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534467250_4d201450a91c955ff0ca2fe39c42ea3a<p><b>The people of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain are voting in a disputed and non-binding poll on independence.</b><p>The Spanish judiciary has ruled the vote …

Mikhail Gorbachev warns of 'new Cold War'

The world is on the brink of a new Cold War, and trust should be restored by dialogue with Russia, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said.<p>He expressed alarm about recent Middle Eastern and European conflicts at an event to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.<p>Tensions …

Paper by FiftyThree updated with Adobe Creative Cloud integration, push notifications and other improvements

The popular iPad drawing and sketching app Paper by FiftyThree has been updated with Adobe Creative Cloud integration, push notifications and sharing directly from Mix, a camera view during account creation, smoother shadows and general improvements for iOS 8. The updated version of Paper by …

Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?

In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green.<p>The federal Bureau of Land Management describes …

Nissan Recalls More Cars Over Explosive Airbags

U.S. news<p>Nissan announced Saturday that it is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.<p>The vehicles have air bag systems made by troubled Japanese supplier Takata Corp. The Nissan recalls …

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