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The Tsunami's Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

Natural Disasters

Let's Please Not Have an Anti-Anti-Cop Backlash

The execution-style murder of two Brooklyn cops this weekend is an outrageous tragedy, but it shouldn't detract from the broader fight to reform America's police.<p>On December 20, Ismaaiyl Brinsley fatally shot two New York police officers after shooting his ex-girlfriend outside Baltimore. The …

Fast Fashion And Over Consumption - Is There A Link?

The big fast fashion stores have made clothing so affordable that it has led to an over consumption of unsustainable clothing. Because prices are so …

Pictures of the Week 12.11.14

Look at me! Selfies of the year

Top Pin of the Day: A Sunny Breakfast Room

Today's top pin is light-filled breakfast room. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>"The breakfast room is definitely a morning room," designer Michael S. Smith says of the space in a New York town house. It's light and airy, with pale gray Regency armchairs by Noir gathered …

Townhouses

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts with …

Skiing

Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

Better for your lungs, worse for your hard drives, e-cigarettes can potentially infect a computer if plugged in to charge<p>E-cigarettes may be better for your health than normal ones, but spare a thought for your poor computer – electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious …

Bill Cosby Rape Accusers Speak Out: 'The Public's Mind Will Be Blown'

"He will go down as this generation's most prolific serial rapist"<p>This week, entertainment execs at Netflix and NBC canceled upcoming projects with …

Comedy

20 Best Matthew McConaughey Performances

From the alright to the 'all right all right all right!,' here are the greatest acting turns from the 'Interstellar' star<p>For a man with such a …

Matthew McConaughey