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In 'Only The Dead,' A Raw Look At War In Iraq

Near the beginning of Only the Dead See the End of War, a documentary premiering Monday at 9 p.m. Eastern on HBO, journalist Michael Ware says one thing he feared as he arrived as a <i>Time</i> magazine correspondent in Baghdad in 2003 was his own lack of experience. "I was still a junior reporter," he …

The Best Hotels in America, Based on Their Free Beauty Products

Bring an extra suitcase for amenities when you're staying at one of these places.

Beauty

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Makes Surprise Visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise stopover in Pakistan on Friday to meet his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, the first time an Indian premier has visited the rival nation in over a decade.<p>The visit, requested by Modi just hours earlier before he flew back home …

The Ten Most Ridiculous Car Design Details

Amazing or awful, some design details that end up on production cars are just completely ridiculous. These ten laughable design features fall right …

More and more analysts think the iPhone is about to go into decline for the first time ever

More and more analysts are now agreeing that in 2016, iPhone sales will — for the first time ever — go into decline.<p>It's a troubling prospect for Apple: more than two-thirds of its total revenues and profits come from sales of the smartphone. If the iPhone is going in reverse, it makes it …

Google reveals the most popular searches in 2015

Over 3.5 billion searches are made on Google every day— around 1.2 trillion a year — and the company combs through these to compile a list of the most popular.<p>The list is a good way to measure what happened during the year and includes a mix of news events, films, celebrities, and apps.<p>Here are the …

Re-setting Your Happiness Set Point

Be aware of the kinds of thoughts that you choose to focus on. While we can’t control the thoughts that pop into our mind, we do have the power to …

Happiness

7 Health Benefits of Being Single

Checking marital status - single actually has advantages. From avoiding "marriage weight" to having a strong heart, not being in a relationship kind …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …

Happiness

Leadership Quotes From, Leading With Grit

In addition to Laurie Sudbrink's, <i>Leading With GRIT</i>, being a great new in 2015 book for leaders, it's packed with powerful leadership and life quotes. …

Great leaders share this little-known quality

But what does "better" mean? Several of today's leaders are visionary; many possess noble values and the ability to manage severe disruption.<p>But there is one key quality that I would argue is too important to disregard, and missing in many of today's most powerful people: meaningfulness.<p>While …

The 10 Best Beaches in Australia

With more than 30,000 miles of spectacular coastline, Australia has no shortage of sand and surf combos. But which of the country’s recorded 10,685 beaches are best? From tranquil, white sand coves in the Whitsundays to Western Australia’s rugged, windswept shores, we hand-picked the country’s 10 …

The Neuroscience Of Musical Perception, Bass Guitars And Drake

In June of 2001 musician Peter Gabriel flew to Atlanta to make music with two apes. The jam went surprisingly well.<p>At each session Gabriel, a known dabbler in experimental music and a founding member of the band Genesis, would riff with a small group of musicians. The bonobos — one named …

NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

One of the most — if not <i>the</i> most — famous images taken in space is "Earthrise," a photo of the Earth taken by the Apollo 8 crew as they rounded the back side of the Moon. Today, NASA has released an incredible new version of that same type of image, this time taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance …

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler show off their squad in 'SNL' Taylor Swift spoof

Move over, T-Swift. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have their own squad — and it's kind of awesome, because it includes a gynecologist and Amy Schumer.<p>In a …

Russia, Iran to discuss meat, dairy supplies | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Iran plan to discuss trade in meat and dairy products next week, Russian food safety watchdog said on Sunday, as Moscow seeks new sources of food supplies amid spat with the West over Ukraine.<p>A vendor (R) takes Russian rouble banknotes from a customer buying sausage …

Christmas Dinner: 14 Easy, Elegant Recipes

The holidays are all about spending time with your friends and family -- not slaving away in the kitchen all day. That's why you'll love these recipes. From appetizers to dessert, they're all special enough to impress your guests, yet easy to check off your holiday to-do list.<p><b>1. Smoked Salmon Dip</b><p>If …

Food Lovers' New Orleans

New Orleans

How San Diego Will Hold Up Its Green Transition Promise

Last week, San Diego's city council voted to transition to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2035, becoming the first major American city to enter a legally binding agreement to do so.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>San Diego has made a commitment to using only renewable energy. And it's the …

San Diego

These were the 18 most controversial stocks of 2015

The companies dominated the news cycle with stories that will give us fond or miserable memories many years from now.<p>One CEO was arrested on securities-fraud charges a few weeks after taking financial control of the company and naming himself to the top spot.<p>A fake buyout offer filed on the SEC's …