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30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

7 Clever Hacks to Make Your House Smell Like Christmas All Season Long

It's Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas<p>Pine-scented candle hoarders take note: there’s a better way to embrace the glorious scents of the …

Decorations

This Quick Workout Will Get Your Heart Pumping Before Breakfast

And you don't have to leave your living room.<p>If becoming a morning workout person is a fantasy of yours, we have found a loophole.<p>Check out the SELF video above for a five-move exercise circuit you can do right from your living room. The full-body routine includes high-knee jumps, squats and …

5 Tips for Being More Productive at Work Based on Your Personality

Some work days you feel like you’re checking off every single thing on your to-do list — like a boss. Other days, you’re sitting in a dozen snooze-worthy meetings, wondering when exactly you’re going to tackle the piles of work you need to finish by the end of the day. (Hint: Try these alternatives …

Google Pixel phone leaked before unveiling

Google’s own-brand phone revealed in promotional images by Carphone Warehouse before official unveiling on Tuesday<p>Google’s new own-brand Pixel smartphones have been revealed a day before their official unveiling after Carphone Warehouse leaked promotional content.<p>The new Pixel phone by Google marks …

Google Pixel

7 Grown-Up Recipes for Pasta Shells

Get sophisticated with your pasta shells.<p>While you can't go wrong with classic macaroni and cheese at any age, being a grown-up means you can also …

Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth: Pictures

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Potato Gnocchi with Tomato-Porcini Sauce Recipe - Chowhound

The key to making superlight gnocchi that won’t sink in your stomach is to roast, rather than boil, the potatoes—roasting prevents them from becoming …

Food

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

A Meteorite Explodes Over the Mojave in This Incredible Timelapse Video

It sometimes feels like Mars, Pluto, and planets beyond our solar system get all the attention. But let’s be real: Earth is the best goddamn planet …

Report from Australian investigators suggests MH370 was a ‘zombie plane’

Buried in the lengthy report released last week by Australia’s MH370 investigators is one crucial revelation: the aircraft suffered a serious technical problem triggered by a power outage.<p>The Australian Defense Science and Technology report officially acknowledges the doomed Malaysia Airlines …

Flight MH370 Update: Malaysia Airlines Plane Faced Sudden Electrical Failure Causing Crucial Parts To Fail

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 pilots were faced with a sudden loss of electrical supply in the plane, which led to multiple parts failing within a …

An ISIS defector just revealed how the group could start to fracture

The ISIS defector, who goes by the pseudonym Abu Khaled, spoke with Michael Weiss at length in Istanbul, Turkey, about ISIS and its internal operations.<p>According to Abu Khaled, although ISIS relies upon foreign fighters, its leaders still fear that those militants might not be entirely loyal and …

Middle East

'Bad news on ISIS wasn't welcome': We know more about how US officials reportedly cooked ISIS intel

Unnamed military sources told NPR that leaders at US Central Command, or Centcom, had tougher standards for reports involving bad news and changed the wording of reports to make them sound less negative.<p>When analysts wanted to include good news in a report, two military sources close to the …

National Security

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

45 Summer Cocktails You Should Try Before Labor Day

If you've never enjoyed a Tom Collins on a sunny back patio, you haven't lived.<p>Whether guests prefer gin or rum, these simple, time-tested cocktails are guaranteed to please.

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

The Inside Story of the Civil War for the Soul of NBC News

Brian Williams’s fabrication was just the latest, and worst, of the debacles that have plagued NBC News since NBCUniversal was bought by Comcast in 2011. Who is to blame?<p>On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, the beleaguered head of NBC News, 47-year-old Deborah Turness, dropped into a chair in …

Melanie’s Marvelous Measles: the detrimental power of anti-vaccination rhetoric | Pete Etchells

A children’s book claiming that measles is good for you and a measles outbreak in Disneyland both highlight the need for clear and accessible information about vaccines<p>You only need to look at the title of the book to know that something’s wrong. “Melanie’s Marvelous Measles” is an anti-vaccination …

Public Health

Clutter vs. Keepers: A Guide to New Year's Purging

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>With a new year upon us and the resolution-making frenzy in full effect, many of us will be casting aside clutter in an attempt to streamline our homes. But what, and how much, do you get rid of? What makes clutter, clutter? Where do you draw the line between an …

Habits (Stay High)

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Front Door Decorations for Halloween

01 of 09<p>Door Decor to Set the Spooky Mood<p>Welcome trick-or-treaters and party guests with these clever Halloween door decorations that will set a …

Reinvigorated Knott's Halloween Haunt returns with a vengeance

The once bloated, middle-aged beast known as Knott's Scary Farm has trimmed down and shaped up into a lean, mean terrorizing machine with the 42nd annual Halloween Haunt.<p>The increased competition from Universal Studios Hollywood has forced Knott's Berry Farm to reassess its strengths, reconsider …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Kilauea's Volatile Beauty Captured At Night (PHOTOS)

Each of the Hawaiian islands are or once were active volcanoes, springing forth from a hotspot in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Kilauea, one of five active volcanoes in Hawaii, has erupted continuously, more or less, since it formed some 300,000 to 600,000 years ago. It might be the world’s most …