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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

The Core Curriculum

Premise<p>There are many books, speeches, articles, sermons, quotes, and conversations which have shaped us over the years into the people we are.<p>We …

Mark Zuckerberg has made reading books his 2015 challenge

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal resolution for 2015 is to finish a new book every two weeks. He’s launching it on a Facebook page called “A Year of Books”, where he’s announcing the books he’ll read and inviting anyone to discuss with him.<p>The first book is <i>The End of Power</i> by Moisés Naím, …

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

Future cities may harvest energy from human footsteps

<b>(CNN) —</b> From footfalls to climbing stairs, to opening doors, the cities of the future will look at ways of tapping energy from all the mechanical energy we expend going about our daily lives.<p>When looking at the amount of kinetic energy produced in the average metro station at rush hour, or even on …

Karlie Kloss Wants to Teach Girls Everywhere How to Code

If you follow supermodel <b>Karlie Kloss</b> on Instagram, you know she’s been on a mission to learn how to code. Now, she’s putting those recently acquired skills to good use by joining Code.org, a nonprofit seeking to encourage girls and women to embrace computer science. On Monday, the organization will …

Computer Science

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

What The Hell Is Umami, Anyway?

It's the reason our food is so delicious.<p>Most of us were taught as children that there are four kinds of tastes: sweet (which we love), sour, salty and bitter. But there has been a gaping hole in all of our educations. One of the most important and most glorious flavors we experience daily -- the …