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Kerry on Ukraine: Solution is tough, but situation better than yesterday

Foreign ministers from around the world didn't strike a deal over the Ukraine crisis Wednesday, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said they agreed on one key thing: They'd rather talk than fight.<p>"All parties agreed today that it is important to try to resolve these issues through dialogue," …

New Afghan Law Disastrous for Women, Says National Geographic Photographer

A proposed law would roll back gains made to protect Afghan women, photographer Lynsey Addario warns.<p>National Geographic photographer Lynsey Addario says that a new Afghan law, passed by parliament and awaiting signature by President Hamid Karzai, would effectively silence victims of domestic …

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

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Top 15 Beach Destinations for Winter Escapes

When most of the US is stuck in winter’s icy grip, it’s a relief to know there’s somewhere warm and breezy to escape to. Our guide to the top …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Aol Gives Us Our Full 401K Matching Back, Calls “Babies” Comment A Mistake

Aol has backtracked on a controversial decision to delay employee 401K matching until the end of the year, a decision that could potentially cost employees like myself thousands of dollars. Thank you.<p>Aol announced the change by sending out a company-wide memo earlier today. Note: Somehow TechCrunch …

Designer Scans Consumers' Brains To Create The Optimal Home Furnishings

She wants to get at what you really like, not just what you say you like.<p>A toy apple? A clown nose? Dutch product designer Merel Bekking says she's discovered the perfect, most appealing object is plastic, red and has a "closed organic shape."<p>How did Bekking hit upon the ideal design? She put 20 …

6 'Rules' of Dating That Apply to Your Job Search

We all know a — <i>ahem</i> — "friend" who spends hours crafting the perfect text message to a potential date: carefully choosing words, paying attention to …

Snowden nicked NSA docs with common tool, raising more concern about agency -- report

Edward Snowden used common "Web crawler" software to grab top secret NSA documents, according to unnamed intelligence officials cited in a New York Times report, a revelation that raises further questions about the effectiveness of the agency's internal security measures.<p>The software was not named …

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Top 10 amazing animal sounds

From a boom to a chainsaw buzz, animals make some extraordinary sounds. Earth Unplugged reveals 10 of the weirdest and most impressive noises from nature.<p>Do you know which animal makes a “boom” sound? Or which one can imitate a chainsaw? Find out as Maddie Moate brings us 10 of the weirdest and …

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Flappy Bird Dev Promises To Stop Selling The Wildly Successful Game

In a tweet earlier in the day on Saturday, Dong Nguyen–developer of the wildly popular iOS and Android game, <i>Flappy Bird</i>–apologized to fans while simultaneously promising to take his game down, assumedly from the various app stores it’s been selling like crazy on.<p>Like, $50,000 per day crazy.<p>His …

How to make Garlic Bread

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Art of Antipasti

Is there a better way to start a meal than with an abundant antipasti platter, artfully arranged with ruffles of prosciutto <b>1</b>, briny olives <b>2</b>, roasted …

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14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Start the Day Strong With Peanut Butter and Kale

This peanut butter kale smoothie packs in protein and flavor for a powerfully delicious morning boost.<p>Weekend brunch doesn't have to be an overload of butter and sugar and egg (though sometimes, of course, that's precisely what we want). But for when it's <i>not</i> what we want, it's good to know that …

Want To Wear Spring's Pink Trend But Not Sure How? Let InStyle's Dana Avidan-Cohn Help You Pull It Off (and Shop It)!

For 20 years, <i>InStyle</i> editors have served up fashion in a fun and accessible way, sprinkled with a dash of glamour and a dose of celebrity style. And …

Announcing our #ModWeekofLove Instagram Challenge

After the success of our first Instagram challenge, we’re back with another fun photo-a-day challenge we know you’ll just love. <b>Announcing #ModWeekofLove!</b> Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this seven day challenge is the perfect excuse to share the things you love with the ModCloth community.<p>How to …

Depression and desire: Jamie Tworkowski at TEDxMalibu