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Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

Bacteria that resist 'last antibiotic' found in UK

<b>Bacteria that resist the most common antibiotic of last resort - colistin - have been discovered in the UK.</b><p>Officials say the threat to human health is low, but is under ongoing review.<p>Scientists warned the world was on the cusp of a post-antibiotic era when such resistance was discovered in China …

If you have a great idea for an app, learning to code through this course can help bring it to life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In June 2015 Apple announced that over 100 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store to iPhones …

This cat has the most darling purr in the entire world

It's hard to imagine that this 18-pund fluffball named Tribble was returned to the animal shelter <i>twice</i>.<p>Not only is he a very cuddly fellow, he also …

Pets

The 10 Incredible Ways Your Cat Shows You Love

<i>By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Even though my cat can't speak aloud, she is constantly trying to find ways to communicate with me.<p>Whether my cat is "meowing" because she's hungry, or pawing at my legs because she wants attention, she finds ways to let me know exactly what she is …

Pets

Nail Winter's Best His-And-Her Styles With These 8 Looks From Your Favorite Holiday Movies

It is a truth universally acknowledged that once the air turns crisp and the trees shed their leaves, it’s time to rewatch your favorite holiday flicks (even if you’ve seen them a dozen two dozen times before). You also can’t help but notice your favorite characters’ once-fashionable looks fading …

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How One City Is Making Sure Bosses Comply With Wage Theft and Paid Sick Leave Laws

Seattle’s new endeavor could push other cities to adopt enforcement mechanisms for local labor laws.<p>Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, a cornerstone of …

7 Genius Entryway Storage Ideas to Get You Out the Door Faster

Clever entryway storage ideas for your time-starved family.

Scientists debate risks, ethics of editing human DNA

A hot new tool to edit the human genetic code has a big wow factor: the promise of long-sought cures for intractable diseases. But depending on how it's used, that same tool could alter human heredity.<p>The debate has brought hundreds of scientists and ethicists from 20 countries to a highly unusual, …

My First Year With a Health Savings Account: I Saved $2,640

A Couples Counselor Explains How She Survived a Gut Remodel

When Rosa Lim and her husband, Scott Evans, first laid eyes on their Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse back in 2009, the interior hadn’t been updated in half …

For Home Decor, This Lifestyle Guru Keeps It Easy Peasy

When Jennine Jacob landed in San Francisco in 2013, she had been away for several years and felt like she didn't know anyone anymore. She and her husband, Rocky, had lived in SF previously, but they spent several years in Germany and on the East Coast for school and work, and the city seemed new …

San Francisco

Best Cyber Monday deals on furniture, decor, smart home, and more

Shop the best sales still going on!<p>You’d better sit down for this: After a week of Black Friday deals, savings for the home roll on in many a Cyber Week promotion.<p>Indeed, some of the best Cyber “Monday” sales—like those at Target, AllModern, and Houzz—are still running for the next few days.<p>Design …

8 Decorating Apps Your Home Needs Now

Good news, tech-savvy decorators: revamping your home has never been easier. Whether you are looking to purchase furniture, paint your walls, or simply search for inspiration, all your design assistance is just one smartphone away. There are tons of apps out there that will provide you with …

Apps

How to Turn 1 String of Twinkle Lights into 11 Unique Decor Ideas

It’s a well-known fact that the holiday season would not be complete without twinkle lights. If you are looking to switch things up this year and hoping to take those twinkle lights to new heights, these unique lighting ideas will help you get your sparkle on in the most festive way possible. From …

Decorations

The Best Home Decor Sales for Cyber Monday, 2015 Edition

Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales are exhausting to navigate and in most cases leave a shopping cart (actual or virtual) full of needless goods you …

Los Angeles

Decorating Ideas for New Apartment with Walls of Windows?

<b>Q:</b> Hi! My new condo has floor-to-ceiling windows...which is amazing since I love the view. Unfortunately, it leaves me with very minimal wall real …

11 Smart Things Pro Organizers Do Every Morning

These handy habits will turn you into someone who never forgets her keys on the kitchen table.<p>Professional organizers — though they swear they're not perfect! — tend to be the type of people who just have it together (it's kinda their job, after all). So we wondered what smart tricks they used for …

Social Media

What makes for a good Christmas song?

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the hardest things about recording Christmas songs, says Nick Lowe, is the time of year you have to make them.<p>In summer.<p>"We thought, 'We'll never be able to do this. We'll have to put all this junk up in the studio to get ourselves in the mood -- Christmas trees and fake presents and …

Gene therapies offer dramatic promise but shocking costs

By Carolyn Y. Johnson and<p>Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>Science reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Brady Dennis<p>Brady Dennis<p>Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For most of her life, Allison Corona lived in a world dimmed by bad genetic luck. A disease called Leber’s congenital …

Health Care

Werewolf Kittens Are Real... And You Already Want One

Lykoi cats are the result of a natural mutation.<p>There's a new feline on the block, an unusual creature with features so wolflike that it's being described as the werewolf cat.<p>These cats are actually called Lykoi, from the Greek word for wolf, and they get their distinct look from a natural …

The Ways That Each Myers-Briggs Type Can Be Hard On Themselves

Written By Kirsten Moodie<p>Some of us can put immense amounts of pressure on ourselves to do our very best. Others are very laid-back and often …

Which US City You Should Live in Based Off Your Myers-Briggs Results

Always ready to get their hands dirty, the ISTP is perfect for all of the outdoorsy adventures Portland has to offer. Hippies at heart, the ISTP is ready to explore, create, and understand everything this counter culture town has to offer.<p><i>This post was originally posted on JoinBlush.com</i><p>It's fun to …

Salt Lake City

Understanding Depressive Personality Trait | The Exhausted Woman

Depressive Personality (DP) is not the same thing as depression. The two can look the same as the symptoms are similar. The major difference is that …

Depression

25 Mildly Irritating Things That Drive Introverts Crazy

Not in the mood for this "socializing" thing.

Personality

To make better decisions find people to argue with

All the participants in Nesta’s event At The Roots of Collective Intelligence agreed that groups are better at reasoning than individuals. This may …