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12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations

There are a lot of uncomfortable moments in life. Here are the techniques you need to get past them.<p>It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party …

Startup CEO Loves Tech but Fears Millions Will Be Jobless

Like many entrepreneurs shaking up the world of work, Zipcar co-founder and former CEO Robin Chase talks enthusiastically about the myriad virtues of …

10 Underrated Crime Movies Streaming On Netflix

<b>advertising</b><p>by Scout Tafoya<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>The art of film noir may be a thing of the past, but that hasn’t stopped some brave souls from attempting …

Great Depression

Hundreds report mystery light flying through sky

A missile test flight from a submarine left hundreds of people from Southern California to Nevada and Arizona perplexed as it caused a bright light …

Vandenberg Air Force Base

12 Celebrities Who Think Social Media is Toxic

Or at the very least, an invasive drag.<p><b>1.</b> "It seems like everyone's cultivating their lives on Instagram or on different forms of social media, and what pictures look best of their day." —<b>Emma Stone</b>, to EPIX.com<p><b>2.</b> "I will never get Twitter. I'm not very good on [a] phone or technology. I cannot …

10 Best-Ever Chicken Pasta Recipes

There are few more comforting things than a delicious bowl of buttery pasta. But adding in a healthy protein like chicken makes for a satisfying and …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

It’s a well-established fact that smoking is terrible for you, even in small amounts. When it comes to wholly preventable risk factors for a host of …

Research

Jailed Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Freed to Cheers – with Mike Huckabee by Her Side: 'I Refuse to Sit Silently as Our Constitution Is Torched,' He Says

Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, has been freed from …

Kim Davis's right to religious liberty has been grossly violated

Today, September 8, I am holding a prayer vigil and rally for liberty in Grayson, Kentucky. I will call on Judge David Bunning to release Kim Davis on the grounds that her right to religious liberty has been grossly violated under the Constitution of these United States of America.<p>When I warned …

Dan Smith's The Darkest Heart : A Fresh Take On Crime Thrillers

Crime fiction is a crowded genre filled with rehashes, imitations, and book series that never seem to end despite the familiarity of plots from one entry to the next, and for that reason, I tend to stay away from them. As I write this, I am staring at the first sentence of Dan Smith's new novel, <i>The</i> …

50 bodies found in ship's hull as migrant wave inundates Europe

As tens of thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty attempt to reach safety in Europe, the death toll rose above 2,400 on Wednesday, and skirmishes broke out along the Serbian-Hungarian border.<p>This summer's unprecedented exodus from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and other nations in turmoil has …

Google denied appeal by US Supreme Court in Oracle Android dispute

When Google built Android it was modeled on the Java programming language, which was built by a company called Sun Microsystems.<p>That allowed developers to build their own Android apps in familiar ways, using the Java they already knew. Google had used the same names, functionality and organization …

U.S. Federal Courts

5 Amazing Places to Camp in California

<i>This post is part of our Happy Hour Around the World partnership with Cayman Jack. Stay up to date on our adventures as we craft our journey by</i> …

Why Iranians are lapping up Shah memorabilia

In Tehran, memories of the Shah’s brutality are fading and selling imperial wares is becoming less dangerous. But what’s really behind the increasing fondness for the pre-1979 era?<p>Near the grand bazaar in Tehran, over the entrance to the complex housing the ministries of foreign affairs and …

There's a new domestic abuse crime – but how will people stop it?

social care network: adult social care hub,Social Care Network,Domestic violence,Society,Social care,Policy,Work practices,Police<p>With coercive control to become a criminal offence, a totally new way for public professionals to interact with victims and collect evidence is needed

Generation X is receiving a huge financial wake-up call

Gen X, the leading edge of which will turn 50 next year, with the youngest hitting 35, are facing the reality of their looming retirement prospects.<p>And so far, there is much room for improvement.<p>Gen X was roiled by the Great Recession, losing nearly half of their wealth — a full 45%.<p>Now, a new …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

National Parks

Camp out at one of America's prettiest pet-friendly state parks!

When it come to pet owners taking a camping trip, the big question is if you'll take your beloved dogs along or not -- they are a part of the family …

Cost of dental care can add up fast -- and insurance may not cover it

Taking care of your teeth doesn't come cheap.<p>Just ask Holly Kabrin. She expects to spend at least $1,000 to have her daughter's wisdom teeth removed. And she's still making payments on a $600 bill from a dental crown she got last year.<p>"My family has a lot of dental needs," says Kabrin, 46, a …

30 Years Later, DNA Helps Identify 16-Year-Old Tracey Wooden's Killer

Thirty years ago, 16-year-old Tracey Wooden was found strangled to death in a Denver alleyway. She had also been raped.<p>Just an hour and a half …

4 People Have Died Hunting A Precious Shellfish This Month Alone

Many gourmands consider abalone one of the finest-tasting shellfish on the earth. They prize its firm, almost crunchy texture and mild flavor, and are willing to pay upwards of $125 a pound for a taste of its flesh.<p>But every year, a few of the thousands of people who brave the cold waters off …

Northern California

Trail Camera Snaps Up-Close Photos of a Mountain Lion Family at Mealtime

Capturing clear and up-close photos of a mountain lion family is difficult for a photographer to do, and that’s where remote cameras can come in and …

The Affordable Care Act's Embarrassing Moment of Tooth

The administration mistakenly included dental plans in the 7.3 million enrollment total under Obamacare. Without them, the government missed its target.<p>It turns out the Affordable Care Act didn't meet its first-year goal of enrolling 7 million Americans in private insurance plans after all.<p>The …

Russian webcam spy site 'may take time to shut down'

The site currently has 584 feeds from locations in the UK, showing children's bedrooms, lounges and kitchens, and business premises such as offices, factories and shops<p>A Russian website allowing voyeurs to watch people in their homes via their own webcams may take some time to shut down, the …

How A Five-Year-Old Startup Is Winning Deals Over A Huge $60 Billion Company

But every incumbent gets disrupted by a new startup at some point, and EMC has plenty of young, hungry companies nipping at its heels. One of them is Pure Storage, a five-year-old company that has raised over $470 million at a roughly $3 billion valuation.<p>The company says it increased revenues 8x …

I Got Sober When the Pain of Staying the Same Was Greater Than the Fear of Changing

So now I am 29 months sober. I know, right? That seemed impossible 883 days ago, but I must say, life is so unbelievably good today. So, what does life look like for me 29 months sans booze? Well...<p>I've often referred to my relationship with alcohol like a boyfriend. It was the makings of a real …

Blue Ridge Mountains