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Republicans warn Trump: Leave Mueller alone

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Key Republicans on Sunday warned President Donald Trump not to interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>Trump began Sunday morning by criticizing the special counsel on Twitter, one day after his lawyer issued a statement saying he prays for the Justice Department to end …

Donald Trump

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop Eating

Meet the Man Who Couldn’t Stop Eating. Tarrare turned his insatiable hunger into a career.<p>*<p>The Student Yearbooks of a Japanese-American Detention …

U.S. Postal Service

Why Tumblr Is Hosting A Planned Parenthood Rally Instead Of Its Usual SXSW Party

By Dan Solomon3 minute Read<p>The annual Tumblr party at SXSW Interactive is always one of the premiere events at the festival. It happens before the …

Feminism

In Many Ways, Author Says, Spanish Civil War Was 'The First Battle Of WWII'

Adam Hochschild says American involvement in the Spanish Civil War resulted in Americans being bombed by Nazis years before the U.S. entered World War II. <i>Originally published March 28, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth …

These 12 Great Movies One Should Not Miss - 2015

I’d like to declare this fact: I am a movie buff! Whether it’s drama, comedy, thriller, adventure, or horror, I like all kinds of movies. Here is a …

How the Big Green Egg became a phenomenon

Ed Fisher took an idea from Asia and turned it into a craze as American as apple pie (which the Big Green Egg can also handle)<p><b>The outdoor grill</b> …

9 Ways Millennials Are Simplifying Their Lives In 2016

“I’m on a mission to simplify my life.” That’s what I said on stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. Some people asked me if that was code for “I’m going to stop working.” The answer is no because that wouldn’t simplify my life — it would just make me unhappy. Others asked the not so simple one-word …

The 100 best food pairings ever

GLOBAL FAVORITES<p>Ramen and an egg<p>Guava paste & cream cheese<p>Down-Home Delights<p>Carrots & honey<p>Watermelon & salt<p>Avocado & toast<p>Guilty Pleasures<p>Warm …

Science Confirms You Like New Things Just Because They're New

Even after New Coke, we assume new = better.<p>Formal studies frequently confirm what everybody already knows. But for science, common knowledge and gut …

Artificial Intelligence

If We Don't See Beirut News, Is Facebook to Blame?

The recent bombings in Paris, and the outpouring of sympathy about those attacks, has sparked an ongoing debate about why there hasn’t been as much …

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

How to Be More Selective in the Apps You Download

As of July 2015, the total number of apps in the two most popular stores – GooglePlay and Apple AppStore – exceeded 3,100,000; in half a year since …

Apps

Artist Adds Humorous Star Wars Twist To Classic Paintings

Artist David Hamilton recreates iconic paintings in the style of famous artists – but with an added Star Wars twist. Hamilton started the series when he remade Ilya Repin's <i>Tolstoy Plowing</i> by inserting an armed storm trooper into the foreground.<p>By strategically placing quirky elements in the …

The best of the Long Read in 2015

The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for your holiday week, arranged in …

Books

John Cleese Picks the Most Gut-Busting Monty Python Sketches

Upper-Class Twit of the Year, "The Galaxy Song," and more.<p>John Cleese never stops working. 76 years old and on the eve of a much-needed three-week vacation to the West Indies, he can't help but talk about the work he's going to accomplish while away: start planning the follow-up to his …

10 Things Therapists Wish Everyone Would Do

There's no question that life is difficult. And even if you don't suffer from depressionor anxiety, just managing the day-to-day can take a toll. Between hectic schedules, balancing work and family responsibilities, and everything else in between, we all could use a little help. Here, therapists …

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

Top 10 parallel worlds in fiction

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books,Children's fantasy books (children's and teens),Sci-fi (children and teens),Lewis Carroll,CS Lewis,Diana Wynne Jones,Philip Pullman,Neil Gaiman,Comics and graphic novels (children and teens),Fiction<p>When you open the pages …

Best Money Tips: 25 Ways to Travel for Free

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways to travel for free, last-minute gifts you don’t have to buy, and how to have …

8 Popular Tourist Attractions That No Longer Exist

Being popular isn't everything. After 20 years of housing chewed-up gum, the beloved Seattle’s Gum Wall got a thorough cleaning in November. The …

How our bodies react to holiday food excess

If you're otherwise healthy, is it OK to over-indulge at the dinner table at this time of year? Here's the truth.<p>“Comfort food” is in greater demand at certain times of year more than others, be it due to short days and worsening weather, or simply the gastronomic indulgence of seasonal parties.<p>If …

Most Popular Clever Uses and MacGyver Tips of 2015

If you’re clever enough, anything can be a tool. This year we saw a ton of clever tips and tricks than any “MacGyver wannabe” would be proud of, but …

This Interactive Map Shows Whether It's More Affordable to Rent or Buy a Home, by County

Deciding whether to rent or buy a home is more than just about the numbers. However, money is a very big part of the equation—as is location and what …

Housing