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These hybrid animals will be created because of climate change

In 2006, a white bear with brown splotches, believed to be a hybrid of a polar bear and a grizzly, was shot by Arctic hunters. Then in 2009, a possible hybrid of a right whale and a bowhead was photographed in the Bering Sea.<p>The increased hybridization of animals is a strong indication that our …

Wildlife

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Hacking

Stunning Photos Document The Effects Of Too-Tight Shapewear

We've all heard the phrase "suffer for fashion," but in some instances, that suffering can go a little too far.<p>HuffPost Live hosted a conversation on Thursday about the health risks caused by tight clothing, which can include tissue swelling that compromises blood flow or causes nerve damage. For …

Apple wants to change the way we read news, and it could upend the entire media industry

It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface.<p>The idea isn't revolutionary. Plenty of other apps, such as Flipboard, offer the same services and have been doing so for much longer.<p>But for …

News Industry

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told this inspiring story about her husband

On Friday, she gave a commencement speech at her alma mater, Northwestern.<p>During these kind of speeches, Rometty has openly talked about her modest middle-class upbringing in the suburbs of Chicago, what it's like being raised by her single mom after her dad left, and her three siblings.<p>But she …

Ginni Rometty

The world's smartphone makers are crazy about India

For smartphone makers, India is the new China.<p>China was the holy grail for manufacturers for many years, with its massive middle class hungry for the latest technology and gadgets.<p>Apple (AAPL) and Samsung (SSNLF) poured resources into the country, and local brands such as Huawei and Xiaomi fought …

Mobile

Five Fabulous National Parks to Visit This Summer

The summer is almost here and if you haven't booked any getaways yet, now is the time. Personally I choose my destinations based on a combination of three factors: things to see or do, places to stay at, and weather at the time of travel.<p>I keep a running list of sightseeing goals, hotels I want to …

National Parks

The grand opening of the Golden Gate Bridge | CNN Travel

Microsoft has a new plan to capitalize on Apple and Google’s success

Microsoft, which dominated the PC era with Windows, has seen its relevance fade as Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS have defined the mobile era. Now as Microsoft puts its muscle behind the new Windows 10 operating system, it also has a new approach to wooing companies that make apps for rival …

Windows Apps

Booming iPhone 6 sales fuel Apple's second-best quarter ever

Apple just posted its second-best quarter ever -- and it didn't even have the holiday shopping season to help.<p>The company said it sold 61.2 million iPhones during the past quarter. That blew away even some of the most bullish forecasts.<p>IPhone sales typically soar during the last three months of the …

Get happy in the world's happiest countries | CNN Travel

Walmart fired 2,200 to fix the plumbing

Walmart surprised everyone and put 2,200 people out of work Monday when it temporarily closed five stores.<p>The reason for the shut down: plumbing problems, according to the retailer.<p>Two of the stores are in Texas, and the others are in California, Florida and Oklahoma. They will be closed for …

Plumbing

U.S. runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program

The United States has depleted its annual supply of EB-5 immigrant investor visas for the second year in a row after a huge wave of applications from rich Chinese.<p>The State Department has announced that starting in May, no more spots will be available to Chinese for the rest of the U.S. …

China's trade collapse raises fears of growth slowdown

Hard landing fears return as exports fall by 15pc and imports by 12.7pc in March<p>Fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy were revived on Monday as China's exports collapsed by a spectacular 15pc in March.<p>Weak foreign demand sent exports plungeing as data also showed imports fell by …

China is poised to report worst growth since the financial crisis

China looks set to report its worst quarterly growth since the financial crisis, according to a CNNMoney survey of economists.<p>Gross domestic product is forecast to have expanded by 7.0% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period last year, according to the survey's median …

It’s Official, Hillary Clinton for 2016! Why Her Best Looks Go Beyond the Pantsuit

While Hillary Clinton is most often associated with the pantsuit—her twitter bio even reads “pantsuit aficionado”—the full breadth of her style extends far beyond a drab gray blazer. As the former First Lady and Secretary of State officially sets forth with her bid on the White House, here we take …

US nuclear fears block Intel China supercomputer update

<b>The US government has refused to let Intel help China update the world's biggest supercomputer.</b><p>Intel applied for a licence to export tens of thousands of chips to update the Tianhe-2 computer.<p>The Department of Commerce refused, saying it was concerned about nuclear research being done with the …

Why Aussies Make the Best Bathing Suits: 6 Swimwear Labels to Stock Up on Now

Fashion Week Australia is poised to kick off this Sunday, and the forecast in Sydney is looking pretty pleasant—surprise, surprise! Much like our friends out West, Aussies get their fair share of warm weather overall; even during the coldest months, the temperature bottoms out at a temperate 64 …

Easter: Vatican Mass, the Easter Bunny and that blood moon

Watch the season finale of Finding Jesus, Faith, Fact, Forgery at 9 p.m. Eastern Sunday on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Easter is a cornerstone event in the Christian faith, but it's surrounded by interesting quirks.<p>It celebrates the completion of Christ's mission of salvation in the Crucifixion and Resurrection. …

Pope Francis

Microsoft unveils iPad-priced $499 Surface 3 as Google shows sub $100 Chromebit HDMI stick, $149 Chromebooks

Microsoft shifted its focus when it introduced the Surface Pro 3 last year to target both the iPad <i>and</i> the MacBook, but today the company announced a more consumer level iPad-like version of its tablet simply called the Surface 3 with the same $499 starting price as the iPad Air 2.<p>Google also …

IPad Air

Prince William and 9 Other Royals Who Have Had Real Day Jobs

This week, <b>Prince William</b> began his first official day job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot for Bond Air Services. The 32-year-old prince has now entered a small group of royals who, at one point in their lives, have been a part of the workforce. Below, nine other aristocrats and future heirs …

Popular Google search: 'Why are gas prices so low?'

The dramatic crash in oil prices is a mystery to many Americans.<p>If you type "why are" into Google search, the top two auto-complete results are: "gas prices so low" and "oil prices falling." The next most popular forms of this question: "why are gmos bad" and "why are gas prices going up."<p>The …

Abandoned Puppy and Stray Kitten Become the Most Adorable Best Friends

Meet Chip and Adele, the duo that proves we all need friends, especially when we're going through a rough patch. Operation Kindness, a no-kill shelter in Texas, is currently the home to Chip, a five-week-old chihuahua puppy, and Adele, a four-week-old kitten. The two came into the shelter on the …

Adele

Palm Sunday celebrated worldwide – in pictures

Feast marks the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem and ushers in Holy Week ceremonies among Christians across the globe

The U.S. economy is showing cracks

America's economy is starting to see cracks after closing out 2014 with Superman strength.<p>The U.S. job market had its best year of gains last year since 1999, and economic activity hit a whopping 5% in the third quarter -- the best quarter since 2003.<p>Three months later, the U.S. economy is looking …

The Shape of Things

There’s never a shortage of blockbuster exhibitions about clothing and costume design. Now, what lies beneath is getting its due in <i>Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette</i>. The show, which originated at the Musée des Arts décoratifs in Paris in 2013, arrives at the Bard Graduate …

Girly Boy

After two seasons of punctuating his men’s runway presentations with a few women’s pieces—purely for show—Tim Coppens has given in to the demands of store buyers, fashion editors, and the female customers who have been scooping up his streamlined bombers and paneled sweatshirts in the smallest …

Athletic Apparel

Wall Street keeping a close eye on wages

The stock market moved sideways and down this week as investors sorted through a welter of conflicting data about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery: consumer spending up, inventories down, dollar stronger, output forecasts lowered.<p>But, analysts said, the one place investors might check …

Economics

China's anti-corruption crackdown reaches U.S.

China's sweeping anti-corruption crackdown has reached the other side of the globe.<p>Beijing believes at least 150 corrupt Chinese officials have fled to America, according to state media, and has sent U.S. authorities a list of the "priority cases" it is targeting.<p>Since coming to power, Chinese …