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The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States.<p>The EPA approval was first reported by Nature on Monday (Nov. 6), and confirmed by the …

Mosquitoes

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

How to Train Your Rottweiler Puppy with Simple Commands

Rottweilers are naturally loyal dogs and aim to please their owners. This loyalty, combined with their intelligence, makes them highly trainable.[1] …

52 Places to Go in 2017

There are thousands of getaways to explore this year. Here are some ideas to get you started.

14 Wedding Trends to Avoid in 2017: Flower Crowns, Food Trucks, and More

The aesthetic of your wedding should feel unique, specific to you, and worthy of your special day. But the look of your event should also stand the test of time. However, for many, things often get a little bit muddled. Pinterest boards are made, and trends are quickly copied. So to help you avoid …

Weddings

10 Brooklyn-based designers of unique home goods

Do something different with your home while supporting Kings County companies<p>In a world where it seems like big-box companies control all aspects of our lives, it’s nice to know that there are plenty of alternatives. The push to buy local—not just in New York City, but across the nation—is proof …

Furniture

Not sure? Here's a tutorial for building your own tiny house

So you've seen all manner of awesome tiny homes, and now you're considering building one yourself. To start off, you'll need to develop your own …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ran Out of F*cks to Give a Long Time Ago

And there are different sorts of sins in the Court.<p>So, it appears that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has sent the flying monkeys aloft because, upon being asked about the possibility of a He, Trump presidency, she told the truth. CNN, via my old J-school pal Joan Biskupic, brings us all …

11 Places Planes Can't Fly Over in the U.S.

From the obvious to the controversial to the mysterious, here are 11 places in the U.S. over which taking a plane just won’t fly.<p><b>1. George</b> …

10 Foolproof Blazer And Trouser Separates Combinations

The wise man’s wardrobe is built on cornerstones: the T-shirt for the beach (or the bar), a pair of Derbies for work (or a wedding), and the blazer …

The Biggest Decor Trends The Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Beautiful Wallpaper Designs For Bedroom - Quiet Corner

Wallpaper Designs For Bedroom<p>The wallpaper has always been an integral part of interior design. Today, when we meet with different styles of design, …

Bella Hadid Wore the Nakedest Dress at Cannes

And miraculously avoided any wardrobe malfunctions. Here's proof.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>1977<p>2K<p>SHARES<p>Bella Hadid's recent red carpet looks …

Bella Hadid

Trump and GOP leaders bury hatchet on bizarre day

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a concept new to the 2016 campaign: Donald Trump and détente.<p>Trump, who built a campaign on lambasting Republican elites, Thursday came to the citadel of the political establishment -- Capitol Hill -- for a summit with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other party leaders designed to halt …

A drone designed to cure drought just took flight over Nevada

Researchers and aviators in Nevada completed the first successful test flight of a drone designed to bring rain to drought-stricken regions. The flight, which took place last week at an FAA-approved test site in Hawthorne, Nevada, was an 18-minute test of the ‘Sandoval Silver State Seeder,’ an …

Drones

Cracks showing in Colombia peace process after latest crisis

This was supposed to be the home stretch for Colombian government negotiators and FARC rebel leaders working out the last few pesky details of their peace accord. After three years of plodding formal negotiations, they’d set March 23 as a deadline for a deal. President Obama wanted to be there for …

Anonymous plans to reveal names of about 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members

The “hacktivist” collective Anonymous have vowed to release the names of “about 1,000” Ku Klux Klan members as part of an ongoing operation against the white supremacist group in the US.<p>The names were obtained after Anonymous gained access to a Klan twitter account, according to a tweet from the …

Rights & Freedoms

Burying A Tire Is Actually A Great Idea If You're Creating This Cool DIY Project

There's nothing more calming than the sound of a babbling brook. But unless you live by some naturally occurring body of water, the only way you're …

Landscaping

Here’s what India’s biggest cities looked like centuries ago

India’s already-heaving metropolises are among the fastest growing cities in the world.<p>But before decades of extensive construction (and re-construction), large-scale migration, and rapid economic expansion entirely transformed them into the cities they are today, what did the early days of these …

WWE Responds To Past Racial Allegations Amidst The Hulk Hogan Controversy

Plenty has been said in the days since Hulk Hogan got canned by the WWE ahead of the racist comments that were leaked from his sex tape trial. We’ve seen what the alleged audio contains, read the apologies, heard some defense from Dennis Rodman and Brooke Hogan, and even pondered what the future …

Why Serena Williams and Jennifer Lawrence Are Our New Body Image Role Models

Serena Williams has dominated women’s tennis this year, sweeping the Australian Open, French Open, and last week’s Wimbledon tournament. But now stories about her astonishing record have been replaced with headlines about Williams’s appearance, beginning with a recent <i>New York Times</i> article.<p>The …

Australian Open (Tennis)

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions | Inc.com

Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?" <i>- Bose</i><p>"Who would win in a …

Bully Gets Dropped: Bully Asking For Fight Gets Exactly What He Deserves, Footage Goes Viral [Video]

**Warning: Video contains explicit language and content that may be offensive to some viewers.**<p>Bullies have been known to victimize individuals …

When Cops Check Facebook

America’s police are using social media to fight crime, a practice that raises troubling questions.<p>In 2012, Brooklyn police officer Michael Rodrigues arrested a burglary gang, the Brower Boys, by adding gang members as friends on Facebook. The day of the arrest was like gathering the lowest-hanging …

Social Media

Splurge or Save: 10 Living Room Essentials for Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be incredibly exciting (hello, housewarming soiree!), but it also comes with its fair share of planning, budgeting and to-do lists. It’s a good rule of thumb to live in your new space for at least two months before making any major purchases. Once you have a feel for your …

Home Decorating