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10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Here's everything coming to Netflix in December that you should watch

Other originals include two comedy specials, an Adam Sandler-led comedy film, and a documentary crime series.<p>The final season of "Parenthood" is also making its way to the site, as well as all seven seasons of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."<p>Here's everything you should check out come December on Netflix:<p>…

Put body cameras on every cop

<b>(CNN) —</b> CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation released the results of a poll called "Race and Reality in America." At first blush, I feared it was just another broad acknowledgment that America has a race problem -- without a solution. As I drilled down, however, I found something tangible we can do …

10 Best Sushi Restaurants in Los Angeles

As you already might have guessed, eating L.A.'s best sushi is a pricey endeavor, but for those looking for the most exciting sushi available without …

Japan

Convicted murderers make 'Shawshank' escape from US prison, in pictures - Telegraph

Japan closes famous hot spring due to 'orgies'

Fudo no Yu, a picturesque mountainside hot spring in Japan, is closed following the discovery that it was reportedly the setting for a string of orgies<p>The Japanese have long celebrated the art of hot spring bathing as an opportunity to relax the mind, restore the body and appreciate the beauty of …

Will the Rise of The Robots Implode the World Economy?

On the other hand, they can land planes, write news stories, and emotional robots may be your very best friend or your loyal pet.<p>From the invention of the steam engine to the Internet, technology has helped drive human progress. But Martin Ford, author of <i>Rise Of The Robots: Technology and The</i> …

8 clever airplane concepts we hope to see on a future flight

When you’re designing for a confined space like an airplane cabin, you need to get a little creative. Space is limited, so it becomes a challenge to …

Texas 'open carry' law passes, allowing guns in holsters on the street

Texas lawmakers approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation’s second most populous state on Friday, sending the bill to the Republican governor, Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it and reverse a ban dating to the post-civil war era.<p>Gun owners would still have to get a license …

Is Marvel Sabotaging the ‘Fantastic Four’ and ‘X-Men?’

Since Marvel doesn’t own the film rights to the Fantastic Four or X-Men, they’ve thrown a series of strange jabs against the 20th Century Fox-owned …

The Coming ISIS Assault on Saudi Arabia Means Awful Things for Washington

Two weeks. Two sui­cide bomb­ings. Both tar­get­ing Shiites in a Sunni land. And both claimed by IS­IS.<p>If this were Ir­aq or Syr­ia, these …

Texas Politicians And Businesses Feud Over Medicaid Expansion

Dallas's Parkland Hospital treats a lot of people without health insurance. On a November day in 1963, emergency room doctors at this county hospital frantically tried to save an American president who could not be saved. These days, emergency room doctors frantically try to treat 240,000 patients …

Health Care

What happens when Obama wakes up in the middle of the night and wants a snack

For example, President Obama has a BlackBerry, because there's technology in the iPhone he's not allowed to have.<p>And it took until May for Obama to finally get his own Twitter account, @POTUS — president of the United States.<p>Sometimes, being president is kind of like being a prisoner in the White …

Derp in the Heart of Texas: Here's Greg Abbott

In which we are amazed that these people can remember how to breathe.<p>Quite frankly, Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, is either completely bananas or he's willing to exploit every crazy person in Texas for his own political advantage. In either case, he's a threat to the national rationality. You …

AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters

The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing.<p>The National Weather …

ISIS fighter was trained by State Department

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An ISIS fighter who calls for jihad in a new online video was trained in counterterrorism tactics on American soil, in a program run by the United States, officials tell CNN.<p>The video features a former police commander from Tajikistan named Col. Gulmurod Khalimov. He appears in …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership

Here's How That One Weird Text Message Crashes Your iPhone (Probably)

All it takes to crash an iPhone is one text message, because of a small set of Arabic characters that grow longer when you delete them. Probably.<p>So says Tom Scott, a British engineer and TV personality known for his explanatory YouTube clips. He tackled the interesting bug in a video published …

There is a good argument for why the creator of Silk Road shouldn't go to prison

Earlier, I argued that if you believe drug kingpins should get harsh sentences, then computer and bitcoin guy Ross Ulbricht deserves a harsh sentence. (I should clarify that my definition of a harsh sentence is, like, any time spent in prison. Life in prison is unconscionable.)<p>Bloomberg View's Matt …

Fear of a Black Superhero: Michael B. Jordan and the Importance of Colorblind Casting

Michael B. Jordan took on the myopic geeks who are up in arms over his casting as white superhero Johnny Storm in The Fantastic Four. Here’s why …

10 Best Pizza Places in Los Angeles

Prime Pizza<p>Prime Pizza<p><b>10. Prime Pizza</b><br>By design, the pizza-slice joint will always emphasize convenience over quality. Only a magic oven can fully …

Italian Food

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Obama's Trade Deal In One Short Speech

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) took to the Senate floor Friday evening to make a point-by-point analysis of why a trade deal being negotiated by President Barack Obama would harm the United States.<p>Merkley's comments came as the Senate voted to give Obama "fast track" authority that will …

Which Country Will Be First to Go Completely Underwater Due to Climate Change?

This country "could become the first state in history to be completely erased by the sea," says Evan Puschak of the Seeker Network. It's the planet's …

Climate Change

13 ways successful people think differently from everyone else

The world’s most successful people have one thing in common: They think differently from everyone else.<p>In his best-selling book, “How Successful …

Success

Farthest Galaxy Spotted Yet Is 13 Billion Light-Years Away

The star cluster, only 15 percent the size of the Milky Way, dates to just 670 million years after the big bang—not long after the first stars turned on.<p>In their quest to find the most distant galaxy in the universe, astronomers have a new champion. Known as EGS-zs8-1, it’s so far away that its …

India: War, Peace, And The Education Crisis

A month ago (12 April) I wrote a blog entitled “India’s Wrong Priorities: As Children Go Hungry PM Modi Buys Fighter Jets In France”. It generated lots of strong reactions. In essence they fall into two camps.<p>There were those critics who said no matter how much poverty and child malnourishment …

One year on, here’s how India’s economy has changed under Narendra Modi

On May 26, 2014, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi began his term in office amid great expectations.<p>Corporates, economists, and investors were betting on big bang reforms, which would kick-start growth.<p>The jury is still out on the economic achievements of his first year in power, the Modi …

India