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Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Here's How American Homes Have Changed Through The Decades

In 115 years we've seen Bungalows and McMansions, rising home costs, kitchen conveniences and a return to tiny homes.<p>The year is 1900, the American flag only has 45 stars and the average home size is 950 square feet. That is except for the Biltmore house in Asheville, North Carolina -- the largest …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

OK, it’s in the Oxford English Dictionary – but do you know what ‘cis’ means? | Paris Lees

Having a word to describe people who are not transgender is useful and a welcome sign attitudes are changing – but ‘cis’ still doesn’t pass the hair salon test<p>Are you a man or a woman? Have you always felt like one of the two? Do other people generally tend to agree with you on this point and, if …

What Muslims around the world eat to break their fast during Ramadan

Iftar—a fast-breaking meal— is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>A traditional Iftar menu comprises fruits, juice, milk, dates and water. The belief is that Prophet Mohammad ate three dates when he broke his fast.<p>However, meals tend to vary from one place to another. For instance, in …

Islam

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20 Genius Small-Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Bigger is not always better, especially when we’re talking kitchens. Small kitchens are usually more efficient workspaces than large ones. Space and …

Skillz

Scientists Say 8,500-Year-Old Kennewick Man Still Has Much to Teach Them

Some of the scientists who have studied the 8,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man, also known as the Ancient One, say they could learn more from further studies — and they'd be reluctant to see the remains handed over to the Native American tribes that claim him.<p>But they aren't prepared to …

Anthropology

'Jurassic World' battles sexism claims, in heels

"Jurassic World" may have had a record-setting box office opening, but claims of sexism are chasing after this movie like a giant T. rex. For a film that intentionally surrounds itself with scads of glorious female dinosaurs, many accuse director Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic" of having surprisingly …

Movies

5 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Dishes

Cleaning

How to Fix What’s Wrong With Game of Thrones

Winter hasn’t arrived yet on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but there’s still a bit of “winter of our discontent” going on. Season five veered way off George R.R. …

TV Series

Strathberry Of Scotland's Amazing Video Proves Meticulously Made Handbags Don't Have To Cost $4,000

One look at this video, and it's clear that Strathberry of Scotland handbags are very special. The attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship are captivating.<p>But on the other hand, it also looks strangely familiar. That's because we've seen this footage before -- except it was capturing the …

Here's What Happens When a Man Eats Nothing But Food Made for Women

<i>By: Adam K. Raymond</i><p><i>Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist</i><p><b>After my breakfast</b> of Special K and Activia, but before my two-Luna Bar lunch, I sat down with a cup of Mother's Milk lactation tea and reached between my legs to make sure the balls I was born with were still there. Yep. Despite two weeks of eating …

Food

Game of Thrones: Is This Really the Last We’ll See of Jon Snow?

There are big-time spoilers for <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5, Episode 10, “Mother’s Mercy.” I’ve never been more serious about a spoiler warning. If you haven’t seen the finale yet, proceed with caution. If you have, charge right in. But don’t say we didn’t try to warn you, because we really, really did.<p>…

Building the face of a criminal from DNA

<b>The face of a killer constructed from DNA left at the scene of a crime: it sounds like science fiction. But revealing the face of a criminal based on their genes may be closer than we think.</b><p>Today scientists are using genetic markers from DNA to build up a picture of an offender's face, a process …

Here Are The Weapons Of The New Cold War

As U.S. and Russian troops build up in Eastern Europe, old foes need new tech<p>Seventy years after the first Cold War began, and almost 24 years after it ended, the United States is again stationing troops and tanks in Europe to protect against Russian aggression, specifically in Baltic states. It …

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11 'Healthy' Foods Diet Experts Avoid

You do your best to do right by your body by making healthy food choices every day. Unfortunately, a number of “health” foods you may go out of your …

Nutrition

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Portrait Tips for Posing Women

Unless you're working with professional models who know exactly what to do, and how to pose in front of the camera, most of your clients are …

These under-$50 headphones are perfect for commuters

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Traffic jams happen, trains get delayed, and the weather is just plain unpredictable some days. But, there are ways to make your …

Portraits of the Disappearing Tribes of the World

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent three years between 2010 and 2013 visiting some of the indigenous cultures found in the furthest corners of our …

Photography

How to sleep well on a long flight

Instead of just hoping, here are some strategies you can use — which we found in a helpful Quora thread— to help you get a little shut eye on your next long flight.<p>In other words, try to fly through the night (according to the time zone you're normally in). You're more likely to fall asleep if it's …

How Dinosaurs Shrank and Became Birds

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>Modern birds descended from a group of two-legged dinosaurs known as theropods, whose members include …

Birds

Science Of Sadness And Joy: 'Inside Out' Gets Childhood Emotions Right

Hollywood's version of science often asks us to believe that dinosaurs can be cloned from ancient DNA (they can't), or that the next ice age could develop in just a few days (it couldn't).<p>It zeroes in on one of the most poignant times in an individual's life, which is the transition to the preteen …

Animation

Newly Discovered Amelia Earhart Film Reignites Mystery

The footage is from 1937, months before Earhart's last flight.<p>Nearly 80 years after her final flight, the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance endures.<p>Recently discovered footage showing Earhart preparing for one of her last flights is going viral online, reigniting interest in the woman who …