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A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

Heaven over hospital: Dying girl, age 5, makes a choice

<i>This is the first part of the series,"Heaven over hospital." Read the second part here.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Michelle: Julianna, if you get sick again, do you want to go to the hospital again or stay home?</i><p><i>Julianna: Not the hospital.</i><p><i>Michelle: Even if that means that you will go to heaven if you stay home?</i><p><i>Julianna:</i> …

Emotions

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

The Case for Eating Less and Living Longer

It's a lot of calories to cut for a few extra years.<p><i>Fun fact number one: Half of all men who die in this country this year will be killed by heart disease, stroke, or cancer. Fun fact number two: Half of all doctors seem to have different ideas about how to prevent the biggest killers of men. We</i> …

Pit Bull's Adorable Shelter Video Earns Him A Ruff Over His Head

Lucky for you, shelters are full of other undiscovered gems just waiting to be adopted!<p>Last spring, Earl the pit bull came into an animal shelter as a stray. The brown and white doggie instantly ingratiated himself to volunteers and staff, pushing himself up against their hands, sticking his head …

This Gluten Free Raw Cookie Dough Dip Won't Give You Salmonella

Real talk: we've all been caught with our fingers in the mixer bowl at one point or another. Cookie dough is just so good, but since it has raw eggs, apparently we're supposed to eat it in moderation? So, I've found the ultimate solution -- eggless cookie dough that's meant to be eaten raw.<p>You can …

8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

It's Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake Time!

<i>Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake is one of the best things about fall! Make it at home, then you won't have the ten-hour wait for a table.</i><p>It’s official. “Pumpkin everything” season is finally upon us! I feel like there are two camps to this autumn favorite. Either you love it and dive head …

13 Pictures Showing The Adorable Ways Kids Describe God

"God has giant ears so he can hear everything we are saying."<p>How do kids describe God?<p>Monica Parker, an author and actor, decided to ask kids really big questions about God. The funny, poignant and sometimes unexpected answers she received were collected into her new book, <i>OMG!: How Children See God.</i><p>…

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50 Delightfully Stylish and Soothing Shabby Chic Bedrooms

There are few styles that seem to polarize design aficionados like <b>‘shabby chic’</b>. Some absolutely love the simplicity of the aged décor it brings in …

23 Halloween Treats: Spooky, Scary, Savory, and Sweet

I'm going to be honest—I'm not much of a Halloween fan. I don't like scary movies, have never been one for costumes, and the average Halloween party goes way past my bedtime. I am, however, always on board for food. You might think Halloween is all about the candy, but the holiday has inspired us …

Defend your telomeres with an anti-inflammatory diet

If you don't consider your chromosomes when deciding what to eat, it may be time to start. A study published this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is the latest to signal that the foods you eat – and don't eat – may affect the length of your telomeres, a marker of biological …

23 Simple Design Tips That Will Make Your Home Less Stressful

Please check all stress and angst at the front door.

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Ten reasons to wake up earlier

It is not always easy to get up early in the morning. Still, setting your alarm for dawn has its advantages. If you need motivation to get there, …

Dear PETA: Dogs Respond To PETA Joining Terrible Anti-Pit Bull Coalition

We asked, they spoke, in surprisingly good English: It turns out dogs have a lot to say about PETA joining up with a group that's advocating to ban all pit bulls.<p>Well, some of them do, anyway.<p>That's right, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has thrown its hat in with an anti-pit bull …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Microbiology

6 Ways to Love Your Life More

Many of us are unhappy in their lives. We believe that if only we earned more money, were thinner, were married (or single), had more friends, then we would be happy. What we fail to realize is that lasting happiness doesn't come from anything outside of ourselves, nor does it just happen for some …

World’s Best Solar Homes: See 14 Inspiring Student Designs

As climate change ups the risk of extreme weather, a student-built house that can withstand storms wins this year’s Solar Decathlon.<p>After Hurricane Sandy pummelled the New Jersey shore in 2012, college students took action. They designed and built a solar home that could survive fierce winds, …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem.<p>My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another …

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Undiscovered

Science just told us why we want to squeeze cute things

Have you ever seen something adorable, like a puppy or a bunny, and just wanted to hug it to pieces? I’m betting you have. When you think about it, …

Cute

Cuteness Overload! 16 Halloween Styles For Your Pets

Make this year's Halloween special your furry members. Here are some Halloween ideas for pets that will help you decide what to do for them.

These 40 Heart-Warming Pictures Will Show You What True Love Is

What do you think true love is?What do you think true love looks like?What comes to mind? Is it a Hollywood movie like <i>The Notebook</i> or <i>Titanic</i>? Maybe …

3-D Printed Artificial Teeth Could Stop Bacteria

Take a bite out of dental grime<p>Lost a tooth? A new 3D-printed replacement might protect against future cavities. Published earlier this month by researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, “3D-Printable Antimicrobial Composite Resins” details a tooth made from materials that kill …

9 Signs You're Holding Yourself Back From Happiness + What To Do About It

We're all very well equipped with the knowledge and tools to manage our physical health. We know that our fitness will never improve if we ignore it, …

7 Simple Practices That Will Help You Beat Everyday Anxiety

Neglecting your mental health is a silent killer that will cripple your quality of life. Increased stress, anxiety, and frustration can even lead to …