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The FCC Is Investigating Stephen Colbert's Joke About President Trump

The Federal Communications Commission is investigating Stephen Colbert’s controversial joke about President Donald Trump, according to the chairman …

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Meditation

4 Superfoods You Should Eat For Weight Loss, According To Doctors

Trying to eat healthy doesn't have to suck! There are tons of superfoods out there that are packed with flavor and nutrients that will help you on …

The Science Behind Effortless Weight Loss | Heleo

“People who are overweight are given the idea that, ‘It’s your fault you’re fat. This is about willpower.’ And it’s not.”<p><b>Dr. Mark Hyman</b> is a …

Russia Had Advance Knowledge Of The Syrian Chemical Attacks, U.S. Authorities Claim

Syria’s use of chemical weapons on its own civilians was quickly reviled across the world, including a missile strike by the U.S. military, and just as quickly, it became subject to an investigation by American authorities over Russia’s involvement with the attack. The preliminary results have come …

How Nikki Haley Became the Most Savage Diplomat on the Planet

In President Trump's administration one never seems to know where the next drama flare-up will be. The ink spilled over palace intrigue, insults, …

After Rejecting Obama Veto, Lawmakers Now Have Doubts About 9/11 Lawsuit Bill

U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits …

Stephen Colbert Mocks Gary Johnson’s ‘Ignorance’: It’s ‘Throwing Your Vote Away’

The ‘Late Show’ host took a break from shaming Donald Trump to remind viewers why Gary Johnson is not a viable alternative.<p>Stephen Colbert has spent …

GOP bill proposes freeze on US naturalizations

A House Republican introduced legislation to prevent the U.S. government from granting immigrants citizenship, responding to a report found that …

Science Says Skip This One Fitness Trend If You're Serious About Losing Weight

There are plenty of trends out there that are trying to help us combat weight gain (and take our money while they’re at it). There are plenty of …

Weight Loss

Curfew Lifted In Charlotte After Several Days Of Peaceful Protests

The city of Charlotte, N.C., has lifted a midnight curfew, as protests over the weekend continued to be mostly peaceful.<p>Demonstrators have taken to the streets for nearly a week, after police shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Police say Scott had a gun; his family says he was …

Justice

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This boat will travel the globe with solar, wind, and self-generated hydrogen

<b>The Energy Observer has been dubbed "The Solar Impulse of the seas" and could usher in a new era of ocean travel.</b><p>When the futuristic catamaran Energy …

Carbon Emissions

Scientists unveil the strange and wonderful creatures living in the Mariana Trench

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are providing people with a unique insight into life at the deepest part of the Earth's oceans.<p>A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) fitted with a camera is currently scouring parts of the Mariana Trench, feeding back real-time …

On issue of race, Grammys leap past the Oscars, then stumble

When the big day arrived, the Grammys, unlike the Oscars, got past questions about race.<p>Until it didn't.<p>For much of its 3 1/2-hour running time, music's big evening provided a template for how the Academy Awards — and indeed, many of the kudos telecasts that invade our airwaves and commandeer our …

Music

Carly Simon on Harems, James Taylor and Her Memoir

The singer talks about who’s who in ‘You’re So Vain,’ her marriages, infidelity and her new memoir<p>By<p>Alexandra Wolfe<p>Alexandra Wolfe<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AlexandraWolfe<p>Alexandra.Wolfe@wsj.com<p>Carly Simon says that she knew she wanted to marry James Taylor as soon as she saw a poster of him. …

Carly Simon

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

The Week in Review: Fed Raises Interest Rates, World Reacts

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on Wednesday, seven years after rates were cut to near zero. The small hike will impact millions of Americans, including investors, home buyers and savers. Mortgage rates are expected to gradually rise, and people with money in the bank will see more …

Interest Rates

Islamic State has tens of thousands of blank passports

In addition to the blank passports, Islamic State seized machinery for the production of passports and personal identity papers.<p>><br>• ><p>Christian Syrian …

Charles de Gaulle

10 days of waterhole hopping in the Northern Territory

Sorry<p>Sorry, this content is not supported on your device.<p>Day 1: Alice Springs and surrounds<p>Surrounded by desert in all directions, Australia’s Red …

Hiking

Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy

<b>Name:</b> Monti Sibillini National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Italy <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1993 <b><br>Size:</b> 276 square miles (714 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Namesake</b> Mount Sibilla is named for a legendary prophetess named Sibyl. Knights and other petitioners from across Europe made the arduous journey to her remote cave, …

National Parks

Fail to Register Your Drone? You Could Be Hit With $27K Fine

The national drone registry is open for business. Starting on Monday, the federal government is requiring owners of unmanned aerial vehicles to share their information — and those who refuse or ignore the rules could face stiff penalties.<p>The maximum civil penalty is a fine of up to $27,500. …

George Mason

Drink to Your Health (in Moderation), the Science Says

Over the past year, I’ve tried to clear up a lot of the misconceptions on food and drink: about salt, artificial sweeteners, among others, even water.<p>Now let me take on alcohol: wine, beer and cocktails. Although I have written about the dangerous effects of alcohol abuse and misuse, that doesn’t …

Holistic Medicine

Going sugar-free may not be as simple as it sounds

<i>‘Get to know a diet’ is a weekly series that takes a closer look at some well-known diet trends. This week, we ask a dietitian about sugar-free …

Pu'uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park<p>This park on the Big Island’s black-lava coast north of Kailua-Kona is where ancient Hawaiians who had …

After 10 Days In Iceland, My Life Won’t Be The Same Again

Iceland is a country that has long been on my bucket, a place that I’ve seen thousands of images of but needed to witness with my own eyes. After day …

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