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Clinton in emotional post-election speech: 'Coming here tonight wasn't the easiest'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton, in her first public speech since last week's crushing presidential loss, admitted making the appearance "wasn't the easiest."<p>But speaking at the Children's Defense Fund's "Beat The Odds" Gala on Wednesday night, Clinton emotionally reflected about the 2016 loss …

Hillary Clinton

2016 LensCulture Street Photography Awards: Single Image Winners, Finalists & Jurors' Picks

<b>1st Prize:</b> Robert Burroughs, United States<br>"Police photographing a prisoner on the street in San Diego, California"<p>I have always been amazed by the ability of the camera (and the photographer) to capture one single event and hold it forever. Life on the street is always flowing, and to catch one …

Leonard Cohen's tortured love affair with Zen Buddhism

Leonard Cohen was waiting for the miracle to come, and he waited half his life away. For three decades, the Jewish poet pop star studied Zen Buddhism. At 65, he finally saw small miracles.<p>‘There was just a certain sweetness to daily life that began asserting itself,” Cohen told <i>The Guardian</i> in 2001. …

Midcentury gem with original furniture goes on market for first time, asks $2.3M

Built by Mark Mills, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> San Rafael, California<p><b>Price:</b> $2,295,000<p>The spirit of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Newfound ancient 'sea monster' is largest yet from Antarctica

About 66 million years ago, an ancient sea monster the height of a five-story office building once gnashed its sharp teeth as it swam around the dark waters of Antarctica, a new study finds.<p>The newfound beast, known as a mosasaur — a Cretaceous-age aquatic reptile that sped through the ancient seas …

Trump calls Obama 'a very good man' after historic White House meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama welcomed President-elect Donald Trump to the White House Thursday, as both men put past antagonisms aside in a time-honored ritual epitomizing the peaceful transfer of political power.<p>Three days after mocking Trump as unfit to control the codes needed to …

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Physicist explains why time travel isn’t possible

A simple question from his wife—Does physics really allow people to travel back in time?—propelled physicist Richard Muller on a quest to resolve a …

Physics

Six Tried and Tested Methods for Writing a Novel

There are two sides to novel writing: either you’re a planner or a seat-of-the-pants-er. This article is primarily directed at the planners out there …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …