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9 Decorating Ideas to Steal from Joanna Gaines

We've heard a lot of haters complain that Joanna Gaines (the decorator half of <i>Fixer Upper</i>, HGTV's hit home renovation show based in Waco, Texas) …

Renovations

Protect Yourself Against C. Diff Infections

Antibiotics treat infections, but surprisingly, they can cause them too. In fact, a new study finds that the number of virulent infections linked to …

Medicine

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana

The Trump administration is readying for a crackdown on marijuana users under Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump's DOJ gears up for …

U.S. Attorneys

Can the President Be Indicted? A Long-Hidden Legal Memo Says Yes

WASHINGTON — A newfound memo from Kenneth W. Starr’s independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton sheds fresh light on a constitutional puzzle that is taking on mounting significance amid the Trump-Russia inquiry: Can a sitting president be indicted?<p>The 56-page memo, locked in the …

Government

Lake Tahoe's Priciest Property Is This $75M 'Epic Lakefront Masterpiece'

Located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, this waterside retreat in Crystal Bay, NV, is the most expensive listing in the Tahoe area. Listed for $75 …

Lake Tahoe

The Best Sites For Affordable Mid-Century Modern Furniture And Decor, In One Exhaustive List

Hint: There are SO many sites to find postwar furniture styles other than West Elm.<p>We’re all familiar with West Elm and its upscale take on mid-century modern furniture, but what if you’re looking for affordable postwar styles that you <i>won’t</i> find in every apartment in Brooklyn?<p>It’s a tall order, but …

Furniture

Trump declines invitation to speak at NAACP convention

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to address the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday.<p>The White House did not offer any details on why Trump would not speak …

Donald Trump

The 3 Things to Never Compromise On When House Hunting

You've heard it before: "No house is going to be perfect. Even your dream home will have a few compromises."<p>That's true. When you're house hunting, …

Real Estate

Trump: ‘Let Obamacare Fail…I’m Not Going to Own It’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would let Obamacare "fail" in the aftermath of his party's botched efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>"I think we're probably in that position where we'll let Obamacare fail," Trump said at the White House. "We're not going to …

Donald Trump

5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

One of the biggest misconceptions of homebuying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down.<p>Buying your first home conjures up all …

Mortgages

Underdeveloped brain network after 30 may impact mental health

<i>The underdevelopment of connections in the brain after age 30 may be a predictor of future mental health problems.</i><p>Scientists from Canada reveal that …

The Brain

The Secret to Beautiful Living Rooms Is This Design Method

I spotted the living room above in a recent Brooklyn house tour and instantly loved it. You can immediately see that it's a balanced, well-appointed …

Home Decorating

NASA Destroyed Hundreds of Mystery Tapes Found in a Dead Man’s Basement

More than 300 data reels, some from Apollo-Era missions, were discovered in a deceased Pennsylvania man’s basement, FOIA documents reveal.<p>Just weeks before Christmas in 2015, NASA learned of a tantalizing discovery.<p>In the basement of a deceased Pennsylvania man's home sat 325 magnetic data reels …

NASA

George Romero, godfather of gore, brought zombie cinema to life

The dead walk so freely across our screens these days that it can be hard to recall a time when their appearance was a shock — when the sight of a single rotting, reanimated corpse, let alone a slowly advancing horde of them, could deliver a genuine frisson of terror. Or, for that matter, when this …

Horror Movies

Major Gaines! Another Home Featured on 'Fixer Upper' Is for Sale

No shiplap?! Brace yourself, "Fixer Upper" fans. It turns out <b>Chip</b> <b>and</b> <b>Joanna Gaines</b> <i>do</i> have a range that extends beyond farmhouse chic.<p>And this …

Houses

Certain speech changes may be early sign of mental decline

Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early …

Dementia

This incredible triangular beach house can be yours for $1.75M

William Morgan designed the home in 1973 for him and his family<p>This incredible house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, was designed by none other than renowned Jacksonville architect William Morgan—who studied under Walter Gropius and Paul Rudolph—for his own family.<p>Completed in 1973, the geometric …

Architecture

Doctors Have Found 27 Contact Lenses Lost in a Woman's Eye

HOW!!?<p>A brief write-up in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient's eye when she was being …

Medicine

Trump Tweets ‘That’s Politics!’ About Son’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

WASHINGTON — He ran on a promise to end politics as usual.<p>But on Monday morning, President Trump posted a defense on Twitter of his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer promising sensitive government information that could be damaging to Hillary Clinton by saying that it was simply politics as usual.<p>…

World Leaders

7 ways decorating is the best therapy: redesign your life and your home | NOLA.com

Decorating is the best therapy. Don't believe me? Just ask Rebecca West of Seattle.<p>Story by<p><i>Marni Jameson</i><p><i>Special to NOLA.com| The Times-Picayune</i><p>The …

New Orleans

Chefs reveal the 6 kitchen products that are worth splurging on

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>We asked chefs to share their favorite kitchen products.</b>• <b><br>A good knife is as essential as your other hand.</b>• <b><br>More specialized gadgets like a spiralizer can be fun, too.</b><p>From grilling to zesting to spiralizing, chefs use an array of gadgets to create their delicacies.<p>We asked four …

Restaurants

Here's our first look at Al Pacino as Penn State coach Joe Paterno for upcoming movie

Al Pacino is currently working on his latest film, a biopic for HBO on the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.<p>Pacino plays Paterno in the film to be directed by Barry Levinson and now we have our first look at Pacino as the controversial Paterno.<p>Here is a close-up from Variety …

College & University

Jane Fonda, Robert Redford to receive lifetime achievement awards at Venice

The Venice International Film Festival will honor both Jane Fonda and Robert Redford with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.<p>The festival announced Monday that the pair will be honored in a special ceremony on Sept. 1, immediately followed by the world premiere of their newest film, <i>Our Souls</i> …

Jane Fonda

Are distracted doctors risking patients' safety?

As much as people would like to wholly trust their doctors, medical errors do occur more often than is comfortable. The numbers indicate that these errors may account for thousands of deaths each year. While we know that doctors’ work proves difficult, are there preventable distractions putting …

Medicine

How Trump Is Transforming Rural America

When Karen Kulp was a child, she believed that the United States of America as she knew it was going to end on June 6, 1966. Her parents were from the South, and they had migrated to Colorado, where Kulp’s father was involved in mining operations and various entrepreneurial activities. In terms of …

Elections

Poll: 70 percent say Trump acts unpresidential

President Donald Trump’s behavior as commander-in-chief has unnerved respondents to a Washington Post/ABC News poll, 70 percent of which said he has acted in an unpresidential manner since assuming office last January.<p>Trump’s overall approval rating in the poll, portions of which were first …

Elections

Brain Activity during Sleep Can Predict When Someone Is Dreaming

“To sleep, perchance to dream” —Shakespeare may not exactly have been talking about our nocturnal journeys to another world, but that does not make …

The Brain

Becca's New Lush Lip Colour Balm Is All About Your Natural Lip Color

Nude lipstick doesn't have to match your nipples to flatter your skin tone. If you ask Becca Cosmetics, finding a neutral lipstick is less about matching it to some part of your body and more about your mood. Feeling the no-makeup makeup vibe? You might gravitate toward a pinky or brownish nude …

Makeup

Don’t Compare Trump to Nixon. It’s Unfair to Nixon.

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>Watergate chronicler Elizabeth Drew on the constitutional crisis of 2017.<p>S<i>ubscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here.</i> | <i>Subscribe via Stitcher.</i><p>Are we watching Watergate …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Elon Musk