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Living-dining dilemma? Try a simple swap.

THE CHALLENGE<p>Brad Heller and Derek Haberzettl bought a split-level home in Springfield last July but haven’t had time to decorate it. They want to tackle the living and dining area but are on a tight budget. They need help with furniture placement and choosing art and colors.<p>THE SOLUTION<p>Designer …

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …

50 Healthy Meals Made Even Better With Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha (pronounced sir-rotch-ah or sear-raw-chah) is a bright red hot sauce that’s getting seriously popular. The paste-like sauce—named after Sri …

Japan unveils Izumo, its largest warship since World War II

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II.<p>The warship was unveiled at a ceremony at the Yokusuka naval base near Yokohama, also home to the U.S Navy's Seventh Fleet.<p>The Izumo has a crew …

Military

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

The $160,000 Oscars gift bag

Only in Hollywood do losers still win and winners win twice.<p>Regardless of who takes home gold at this Sunday's Academy Awards, all best and supporting actor and actress nominees, along with the nominees for best director, are getting a gift bag worth $160,000. That's double what the bags were worth …

Russia Is Tumbling Toward Its Economic Catastrophe Scenario

Russia's non-gold international reserves have dropped from $457 billion at the start of this year to $383 during October. The ruble has plunged 30% since the start of the year. To stem the drop in reserves, Russia's central bank on November 10 allowed the ruble to float freely in the market. I …

Russia

'Far Cry 4' Review: Enter Sandbox

<i>My PS4 review copy arrived a day after review embargoes lifted. It also arrived over the weekend, which is often family time. Consider this the first part of an ongoing review series of ‘Far Cry 4′ and a “first impressions” take on the game.</i><p><i>Far Cry 4</i> is awesome. It’s the first first-person shooter …

Iraqi army claims control of Beiji refinery

Iraqi security forces have entered the country's largest refinery for the first time after months of battling fighters who had surrounded it, according to Iraqi officials.<p>A statement issued on the official Facebook page of Iraq's Prime Minister on Wednesday said Haidar al-Abadi "congratulated the …

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

Kim's former bodyguard tells of beatings, starvation in North Korean prison camp

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> The physical wounds are clear.<p>Dozens of purple scars crisscross Lee Young-guk's lower legs. He says many are the result of beatings endured while imprisoned in North Korea's most notorious prison camp.<p>Removing his dentures, Lee shows just five or six original teeth, wonky …

More Than 150,000 Claims Filed in Vibram FiveFingers Lawsuit

The recent settlement of a class action lawsuit with Vibram USA will be shared approximately 155,000 ways, according to court documents reviewed by <i>Runner’s World</i>.<p>In May, Vibram agreed to settle the case with the original plaintiff, Valerie Bezdek, who argued that the company had touted, without …

Western Space Agencies Are Tracking What Could Be A Russian Satellite Killer

Governments keep tabs (and so can you) on what's floating in low orbit, which is why NORAD initially labeled the object as space debris.<p>But in May, Russia's government told the United Nations that a launch made last Christmas Day had sent four satellites into orbit, instead of the trio that is …