Judith Mattes

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20 Of The Best Photo Editing Apps For Mobile Devices

Every day more than 350 million Facebook photos and 95 million Instagram photos are shared. When we share photos with our family and friends, we want them to look good. This is why apps that allow you to edit photos have become very popular.<p>There are many choices of apps that have photo editing …

Mobile Photography

No Woman Is 100 Percent Straight or Gay, According to Science | Women's Health

<b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter,</b> <b>So This Happened</b><b>, to get the day’s trending stories and health studies.</b><p>According to the theory, which was formed by evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa, women changed their sexual desires and identities over time from lesbian to bisexual to …

Prince Has Reportedly Passed Away at the Age of 57

We've lost something huge today.<p>Iconic musician Prince Rogers Nelson, known to the world simply as Prince, has died in his Minnesota recording studio at the age of 57, according to TMZ.<p>"The singer—full name Prince Rogers Nelson—had a medical emergency on April 15th that forced his private jet to …

Scenic Eclipse mega-yacht will have its own helicopters and submarine -- and luxury too

If you've ever wondered how the other half sail, here's a way to travel like the fat cats without having to buy a yacht.<p>Scenic Cruises is building an ultra-luxury, all-suite yacht called the Eclipse with its own submarine and helicopter on board. The ship will sail to destinations from Antarctica …

Cruise Ships

It's National Margarita Day! Soon you'll be able to hit Santa Fe's new Margarita Trail

National Margarita Day on Monday celebrates the famed tequila-based cocktail.<p>And Santa Fe, N.M., a city known for its spicy 'ritas, is poised to launch a new Margarita Trail featuring 30 or 40 bars and restaurants along which visitors can sample and sip.<p>The "trail" promises a "culinary cocktail …

Santa Fe

Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gunmaker

<b>(CNN) —</b> To hear Jackie Barden and David Wheeler describe their lives today is a master class in hope.<p>On December 14, 2012, Barden's youngest son, 7-year-old Daniel, and Wheeler's son, 6-year-old Ben, were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.<p>"(My husband) Mark …

Guns

Blood test that reveals 'true age' shows risk of dying from cancer

The difference between biological age and chronological age can be used to predict cancer<p>The difference between a person's biological and physical age can predict whether they will get and die from cancer, a study has found.<p>Changes in how genes work can be spotted in blood tests and used to work …

Most People See Connected Devices As a Privacy Problem

Slightly over half of Americans are cool with connected cameras in their offices that use facial recognition to help prevent theft. However, the …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Best Ever Potatoes au Gratin

Fact: Mashed doesn't have to be your default when it comes to potato side dishes. Take this recipe for potatoes au gratin. You know, the version where slices of spuds are smothered in a cream sauce and plenty of cheese? It's rich and comforting--plus, it can be assembled ahead of time and held in …

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade From a Bird's-Eye View

Enjoy this video of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from a new angle: above the floats.<p>Every year, millions of people travel to New York City to watch one of America's biggest holiday parades. It's a popular Thanksgiving tradition as turkey and stuffing, family football games, and arguing with …

Pop Culture

Strange but true: the weirdest places and creatures – in pictures

Have you ever seen gymnast goats, a rainbow-­coloured river, or a weasel riding a woodpecker? Prepare to be amazed by your weird and wonderful planet as we dip into DK’s Strange But True

Nature

APNewsBreak: US border agency staff rejects body cameras

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Customs and Border Protection staff concluded after an internal review that agents and officers shouldn't be required to wear body …

Immigration

Picasso nude portrait fetches over $67 million at NY auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A nude portrait by Pablo Picasso brought in more than $67 million at Sotheby's on Thursday, a day after the auction house sold $377 …

Fine Art

Quadruplets born to 65-year-old German woman 'to leave hospital soon'

'Miracle' quadruplets born to 65-year-old grandmother reportedly given the all-clear to go home from hospital<p>Highly premature quadruplets born to a 65-year-old German woman three months ago are doing well and will leave hospital in a few days, media reported on Monday.<p>German commercial television …

The Children of Strangers

Sue and Hector Badeau adopted twenty children who needed a home—but there were always more.<p>When Sue Hoag was twelve, she read a book, “The Family Nobody Wanted,” about a couple in the nineteen-forties who adopted a multiracial posse of twelve children, despite having very little room or money. Sue …

Three Little Pigs Used to Live in This Countryside Cottage

What was once a pigsty (literally) is now a cozy vacation rental.<p>This adorable cottage in Cornwall, England once functioned as a piggery, and was home to three little pigs. But now this former pigsty is just bursting with country charm.<p>Situated just three miles from Perranporth Beach, the Libertine …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Shooting Photos, Not Bullets: CJFE's "Info is Ammo" Campaign Spawns Homages

In light of the recent horrific events in Paris, it's worth re-visiting a particular press campaign. Last year the Canadian Journalists for Free …

Underground

Fascinating Infographic Conceptualizes the World as 100 People

What if the world's population only had 100 people? That small of a number definitely makes it easier to put things into perspective. Out of 100, 60 of them would live in Asia; 70 would not have access to the internet; and the gender divide would be split at 50/50. Jack Hagley designed this …

Infographics

Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

The Mariana Trench cuts a 1,500-mile incision in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam. That's where an international team of scientists has just spent over a month sending probes down to the deepest place on Earth.<p>The scientists were stunned by the amount of life they found …

Hypnotizing geometric GIFs to twist your mind

These looping GIFs created by Swedish artist Erik Soderberg are pretty dangerous. I started watching them because they're really cool, and I ended up …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …