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UCLA goes from fear to sadness in professor's shooting death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former UCLA graduate student killed a woman in Minnesota before carrying two semi-automatic pistols and a grudge back to Los Angeles, where he fatally shot a young professor he once called a mentor and then killed himself, police said Thursday.<p>The two victims were on a "kill …

How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

Lemon Cream with Lemon Curd

Today I’m very excited to be sharing a delightful <i>Lemon Cream</i> recipe that will enhance your spring and summer desserts and cakes. Think cake filling. …

Baking

Nina Simone's estate tells biopic star Zoe Saldana: 'Take Nina’s name out your mouth'

Release of new trailer and poster for Nina has reignited claims that the Guardians of the Galaxy actor played the iconic soul singer in ‘blackface’<p>The estate of Nina Simone has slapped down Zoe Saldana, the star of a controversial new biopic about the late soul icon, in an excoriating Twitter …

14 Treats (and 1 Trick!) to Make for Halloween

Candy: It's the whole point of Halloween. Right? Right!<p>You can never have just one kind of candy—that would be absurd. There are candy bars (long live the full size), staples of a winning trick-or-treat bag, and plenty of bold and/or boozy goodies for the advanced sweet tooth. <b>Here are some of the</b> …

Terrence Howard’s Dangerous Mind

Terrence Howard is standing in front of a mirror inside his extra-deluxe, penthouse-level Chicago apartment, looking at himself looking back. You …

How to Make Nutter Butters at Home

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Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

How to Judge a Person by Their Ice Cream Choice

<i>There are those things we eat, make, read, and gush over that are just too good to keep to ourselves. Here, we resist the urge to use too many exclamation points and let you in on our latest crushes.</i><p><i>Today: You hear the ice cream truck rounding the corner and it's time to make a choice: Here's what</i> …

25 Snacks That Will Satisfy Your Munchies

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Oscars: Who will win (and who should win)

With the Oscar telecast coming right at us on February 22nd, now's the time to check the odds on the main competition. Whether you're betting at home, school or office, the Academy of Old Farts and Retro Sciences (numbering more than 6,000 strong) always has a few thorny surprises up its sleeve. …

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

National Academy of Sciences

The Artist Behind The 'Sexist' Newsweek Cover Speaks: 'I Wanted to Depict the Harassment That Women Suffer'

On Friday I interviewed Edel Rodriguez, the artist behind the Newsweek cover that has people tweeting in shock and exclaiming their outrage on the nation's morning shows. As the cofounder of PowerToFly, the first platform that places women in tech positions they can do in offices or from home, I'm …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

'We.Women' Photo Project Shows Women Confronting Their Insecurities Stripped Bare

"What is a beautiful woman?"<p>Lithuanian photographer Neringa Rekasiute's powerful new photo project poses this very question. Through her work, she is trying to put the power to decide what makes a "beautiful woman" back in our hands -- one woman at a time.<p>In a photo series titled "We.Women," …

The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

This Is What 11 Of The Earliest YouTube Stars Are Doing Today

What do you do once you gain internet stardom and your video has received millions of views?<p>We decided to find out.<p>Some viral YouTube sensations are still making videos in an attempt to cash in on their newfound stardom.<p>Others have moved on from the entertainment sphere and are attempting to live …

Social Media

The birth of Disney's dark ride

Disney’s darkest dark ride, the Haunted Mansion, finally opened to the public on August 9, 1969, though Walt had started formal development of the …

Robin Williams Has Died of Apparent Suicide

Prolific actor Robin Williams has died.<p>The actor “passed away [Monday] morning. He had been battling severe depression of late,” his rep said in a …

Robin Williams

Google Unveils A Smartphone Prototype That Maps The World

Project Tango constantly scans its surroundings, giving people--and Google--better maps than ever<p>As great as Google Maps is, if you need to be directed to somewhere _really _specific--as in, a specific room in a specific building on a specific street--it stumbles. Not too long ago, we predicted …

Android Phones

Pope Francis says the internet is a 'gift from God'

Pontiff calls for 'a network not of wires but of humans' in statement released Thursday<p>Pope Francis today described the internet as a "gift from God," hailing its ability to foster dialogue among disparate groups, though he acknowledged that the speed of social media can make it difficult for users …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …