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Powell: Trump is 'an international pariah'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Leaked emails from former Secretary of State Colin Powell show him strongly criticizing Donald Trump, labeling him a "national disgrace and an international pariah."<p>He also called the birther movement, which the Republican presidential nominee helped lead, "racist."<p>"That's what …

Government

What Causes Rogue Facial Hairs to Grow? We Have The Answer

If you’ve ever experienced the horrifying discovery of a single white long hair somewhere on your face such as your forehead, or chin, that you swore …

A man was awarded $115,000 after a random Facebook post destroyed his life and business

Here's what happened.<p>Kenneth Rothe, the man awarded the damages, owned two hotels, the Nirvana Village and Blue Dolphin Motels, located in the Australian coastal town of Nambucca where he lived with his family.<p>One day, out of the blue, his hotels were accused of being a haven to pedophiles, a claim …

One homebuilder executive perfectly summarized America's new housing crisis

As opposed to the last housing crisis, in which supply was too abundant, this one will be defined by rising prices because of there not being enough homes.<p>The CEO of KB Homes, the eighth-largest homebuilder in the US, perfectly sums up nearly all of the problems facing the housing market today.<p>On …

EPA battered by lawmakers for Flint water crisis

EPA critics in Congress made clear the agency won't go unscathed in the reckoning over the lead contamination in Flint, Mich.'s drinking water.<p>Two days before EPA chief Gina McCarthy and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are set appear before a House committee, lawmakers from both parties took turns …

President Obama and Misty Copeland Open Up About Race

When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, many saw it as the dawn of a new era of American race relations. During his …

The Husband-and-Wife Team Behind the Internet’s Most Infuriating Outdoor Retailer

In early November, Leigh Attwood, a 32-year-old Brit living in Manhattan, was hunting online for the Moose Knuckles 3Q jacket—an $895 puffy with a fur-trimmed hood. Searching on Bing, he found a black one in extra small that was listed as “available” on the website of a store called 123Mountain, …

Applications for jobless aid rise by 6K, still at low level

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but their numbers remained low enough to suggest that layoffs are rare …

Why Successful People Choose To Wear The Same Outfit Every Day

Steve Jobs wore jeans, black turtleneck and sneakers on most working days. Mark Zuckerberg prefers going to office in his jeans,T-shirt, and a hoodie …

President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

<i>The White House is once again making the full text of the State of the Union available online ahead of the speech, as prepared for delivery,</i> …

Political Science

Take a ride on the world’s largest model train set in Google Street View, if you dare

I am smitten with Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, and I think you will be too. The world's largest model railway fills a 13,000-square-meter layout with 13 kilometers of tracks and hundreds of thousands of tiny people, vehicles, buildings, natural attractions, and of course trains. Over a million …

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

The Big Short is The Wolf of Wall Street with a conscience

Early on, <i>The Big Short</i> reveals its philosophy about keeping its audience engaged and clear on the issues: "It's pretty confusing, right? Does it make you feel bored? Or stupid? Well, it's supposed to. Wall Street loves to use confusing terms to make you think only they can do what they do. Or even …

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - Featurette - Legacy

video.other<p>Hulu<p>Director JJ Abrams' continuation of the Star Wars saga.<p>https://www.hulu.com/watch/881015

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - Trailer 1

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip - Trailer 1

Alvin, Simon and Theodore think Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop …

Here are the top 10 'Star Wars'-related videos on YouTube

The force is with YouTube.<p>From the official movie trailer to a K-Pop song, the Google-owned video platform has become a hub for all things <i>Star</b> …

Top 10

Uber's next PR stunt is delivering Xiaomi phones

Lyft users might get free Starbucks coffee, but certain Uber users can get a high-end Xiaomi smartphone delivered to their door, at least for a day. If you're in Singapore and Malaysia, you can order the 5.7-inch QuadHD Xiaomi Mi Note directly from the Uber app and get it delivered like some kind …

Profit

Articles about studio city 5 nyc apartments pack everything single room on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and practices varying from...<p>If you love great design, you won't want to miss the second …

Dining Rooms

Articles about tiny backyard studio seattle filled midcentury finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your …

3D scanning deciphers ancient Hebrew scroll

A scroll that had been burnt to charcoal inside the Ein Gedi synagogue some 1,500 years ago has now been read for the first time, thanks to modern technology.<p>Ein Gedi is an oasis located on the western shore of the Dead Sea, where fresh water flows from underground year-round. Over the millennia, …

Archaeology

Big tech companies back Samsung in court case against Apple

Just like Taylor Swift in <i>Bad Blood</i>, Samsung has also found a powerful group of backers in its fight against Apple in court. According to a document unearthed by <i>Inside Sources</i>, Google, Facebook, eBay, Dell, HP and other big tech corporations have submitted a "friend of the court" brief on July 1st, …

Patents

Qualcomm set to axe up to 10 percent of its workforce

Qualcomm has been besieged by problems lately and quite a few of its employees may soon pay the price. It's planning to lay off around 10 percent of its workforce -- several thousand employees -- according to <i>The Information</i>. The <i>WSJ</i> is also reporting that the company will conduct a comprehensive …

Intellectual Property

$49 Amazon Prime rival Jet.com is now open to all in the US

The much hyped Amazon rival from Marc Lore, the founder of Diapers.com, is here. Jet.com has launched today, a few hours ahead of schedule.<p>Jet costs $49 per year to subscribe and offers the “best prices on the Web” by looking across multiple sites and finding the best prices.<p>Individual retailers …

Facebook and Google back Samsung in court case against Apple

The most recent turn in Samsung and Apple’s patent case has seen Facebook, Google, eBay, Dell, HP and other Silicon Valley companies chime in to support Samsung in a “friend of the court” briefing filed to the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.<p>A jury ruled in 2012 that Samsung had willfully …

The Fascinating Histories Behind 9 of Your Favorite Foods

The “pye”—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …