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Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz great Nat King Cole who carried on his legacy, has died

Jan. 01, 2016<p>https://apnews.com/1fc20c653dea4e92be3cef41483db500<p>Link copied!<p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz great Nat "King" Cole …

Los Angeles

Nordstrom, L.L. Bean Top the List of Stores With the Best Return Policies

Whether you're doing some run-of-the-mill shopping or scrambling for last-minute Christmas gifts (like 54 <i>million other Americans</i>), it's handy to study up on which stores have the best return policies. After you've been burned once by a steely-eyed shop associate delivering the unwelcome news that, …

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

Today’s young children are working more, but they’re learning less.<p>Step into an American preschool classroom today and you are likely to be bombarded with what we educators call a print-rich environment, every surface festooned with alphabet charts, bar graphs, word walls, instructional posters, …

Education

Ben Carson Calls for Investigation of Prominent Muslim Civil Rights Group

In September, a leading Muslim-American civil rights group called for Ben Carson to drop out of the presidential race. On Tuesday, he returned the …

This startup will fund your wedding, but if you divorce you have to pay them back

SwanLuv is currently accepting applications from soon-to-be-wed couples who think they've found everlasting love, Geekwire reports. After you've filled out the form, the company will make its own assessment of your bound and give out a loans of up to $10,000 to fund your dream nuptials.<p>The catch? …

Marriage Counseling

Why a Physics Revolution Might Be on Its Way

The field of physics may be turned on its head soon, said renowned physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed during a live lecture from the Perimeter Institute for …

A Memory Champ's Trick For Remembering Almost Anything

No flashcards required.<p>Can you remember what you had for dinner on Monday? Journalist and writer Joshua Foer, a former USA Memory Champion, can remember lists of hundreds of random words, poems in their entirety, and the first 100 digits of Pi.<p>You might think his spooky ability is inherent, but …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

'Anti-malarial mosquitoes' created using controversial genetic technology

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating insects unable to spread the parasite, but caution urged over unpredictable ecological consequences<p>Hundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humans have been created in a laboratory as part of a …

The Only Way to Destroy ISIS Is With a Bernie Sanders Presidency

Bernie Sanders says "I'll be damned" if the U.S. leads the fight against ISIS and Americans are sent back to never-ending quagmires. I explain in this YouTube segment that only Bernie Sanders, not Clinton or Trump, will refrain from sending more Americans back to failed counterinsurgency wars in …

Middle East

This 3-Minute Animation Will Change Your Perception of Time

We've only just begun...<p>We all know that Earth is old, but it's hard to put into perspective just how old it is.<p>After all, what does 4.5 billion …

Escape Your Awkward Thanksgiving: Build One of These 6 Projects

I love Thanksgiving. I love the food, my family, and even the tryptophan-induced gluttony nap. That said, there are times when the house is packed with relatives and the only island of sanity left is the garage.<p>If your family’s home is lucky enough to have a garage, it makes a great Maker escape …

Batteries

The Highest Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

Finding a decent job doesn’t necessarily require having a college degree, and with the rising cost of education, you may even be better off skipping …

The Walking Dead #148 Review

Alexandria dangles on a precipice.<p>There's a sense that The Walking Dead is building to something massive again. With issue #150 just around the …

21 lifestyle changes to make if you want to save more money

When it comes to getting rich, the formula is simple: Spend less and save more.<p>That's easier said than done. To save a considerable amount of money, you have to make more than an intermittent effort. You have to make a lifestyle change.<p>What kind? We rounded up 21 lifestyle changes anyone can make …

Personal Finance

Former Navy SEAL commander explains the philosophy that made his unit the most decorated of the Iraq War

In the early stages of the Iraq War, US Navy SEAL officer Jocko Willink needed to find a way to get his men to comply with new standards of collecting and cataloging evidence in the battlefield.<p>The typical behavior of ransacking a building, smashing furniture, and tearing down curtains to uncover …

Military

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

Archaeologists Discover 'Ancient Shipwreck Capital of the World'

In a “once-in-a-lifetime discovery,” underwater archaeologists have uncovered 22 ancient shipwrecks near the small Greek archipelago of Fourni.<p>The …