Kris Washington

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Everything You Need to Know About My Lasik Eye Surgery

It was something I avoided for years. My optometrist always told me I was a candidate for Lasik eye surgery, but I was never quite sold on the idea. …

FIFA Video Game Glitches Show the Comedy in Corruption

Somebody tell the U.S. Justice Department.<p>From bribery to racketeering, as allegations continue to trickle in, one thing is certain: the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, coloquially known as FIFA, is in hot water for what the Justice Department calls a "24-year scheme to enrich …

Corruption

Titans wide receivers praise 'real good quarterback' Marcus Mariota

The Titans wide receivers had some great things to say about rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota.<p>With three days of OTAs in the books for the Tennessee …

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

Vine

‘Sailors in Your Mouth’, An Animated Music Video for ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Featuring The National Singing About Gravy

“Sailors in Your Mouth” is an animated music video for the television show <i>Bob’s Burgers</i> that features The National singing a Thanksgiving song about …

Music Videos

Drown out family arguments at dinner with these Thanksgiving carols

For those precious Thanksgiving moments spent sleeping in airports, dodging your relatives' political commentary or catching up on family gossip, …

‘TURKEY DUBSTEP’, A Short Animation Featuring Two Turkeys Dropping Some Sick Beats

“TURKEY DUBSTEP” is a short animation by UK-based WHITEROBOT–a creative duo composed of Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson–that features two turkeys …

Animated Movies

Christmas Gifts For Weird People: The Official 2014 Guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year and, if you're lucky, it's also the weirdest.<p>If it's truly the thought that counts, then you should be thinking about some strange things for the weirdo in your life.<p>Why not get some chocolates shaped like dog or cat poop? Or an ugly Christmas sweater …

Mother of Four Makes Cute Scenes Using Sunny Side Up Eggs for Her Kids’ Breakfast

Creative Hong Kong-based mother of four, Anne Widya, has made a cute series of scenes using sunny side up eggs for her kids’ breakfast. Even more of …

Eggs

5 Real-Life Stories of Twins Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

Twins get a bad reputation from movies: They are shown as either satanic beings or parent-trapping little brats. Well, this reputation may not be …

Bill Hader Does Impressions of His Former SNL Castmates

Just How Accurate Are Science Fictional Space Battles?

In the latest installment of <i>It's Okay to be Smart</i>, Joe Hanson talks about the physics of fictional space battles.<p>This is pedantry at its best, easily …

Science Fiction

Scared of Public Speaking? 7 Tips to Up Your Game.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel" --Maya Angelou.<p>It was only a couple of months after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. I had spent five years as a Navy SEAL with combat tours in …

Public Speaking

Evernote

“Create an external brain where you write down every idea you have regardless of whether or not you think it's good,” says serial entrepreneur and productivity guru, Ari Meisel. “Clear your mind. My favorite tool? Evernote,” he adds.

17 Packing Hacks That Will Transform Your Next Move

Save time, save effort, and save your sanity with these genius tips from all over the web<p><b>IN THE BATHROOM</b><p><b>1.</b> Unscrew all bottle caps on lotions, sprays, and gels and place a layer of plastic wrap over the opening before putting the cap back on.<p><b>2.</b> Place binders clip on your razors to save yourself …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

Let's Actually Have That Honest Conversation About Fixing Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act has already helped millions of Americans gain health insurance -- a big step forward. The debate over the ACA has been one of the most contentious we've ever seen. Fortunately, efforts to repeal it have been thwarted. Now's the time to have a conversation about making it …

The World's 7 Most Retiree-Friendly Nations

Before you spend a lot of time and money conceiving a plan for a new life overseas, take a close look at the options for establishing residency in each country on your list. Understanding the various visa options available to you is an important part of making your ultimate where-to-retire-overseas …

7 Romantic Places to Rendezvous Beneath Fall Foliage

<i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>It's September, which means many of you are probably looking forward to throwing on comfy sweaters, cute boots and cuddling up by a fire as summer turns into autumn. With orange and red foliage sprinkling the ground, cooler weather and the smell of apple spices filling the air, we …

10 Steps to Survive a Vacation With Your Spouse

It happens. For those of us that love to travel, sometimes we encounter travel partners that don't simply travel the way that we do. Maybe your partner likes to sleep in until noon when you want to visit museums. Maybe your partner has a bigger budget. Or maybe, he just snores!<p>I've traveled with …

World's most amazing travel experiences | CNN Travel

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees. In this case organization refers to C-level executives and key stakeholders; those at the very top of the …

Home Depot Investigating Potentially Massive Credit Card Breach

Did you just get your credit card replaced after the Great Target Fiasco of 2013?<p>Don’t get too used to that new card. It’s starting to look like it’s that time again.<p>Home Depot has confirmed that it’s investigating some “unusual activity” with regards to its customer data, and the consistently …

Consumer Group Criticizes Education Department's Debt Collectors

The Obama administration should radically restructure the office of the Education Department that handles student aid, and it should stop paying private debt collectors to chase borrowers who have defaulted on their student loans, attorneys at the National Consumer Law Center said in a report …

7 Strategies Healthy, Lean People Employ for Lasting Fat Loss

You have that one friend, and I do too. She enjoys delicious food but stays lean and healthy. She ages gracefully, with glowing skin and a vibrant smile. She radiates confidence and turn heads in her little black dress, yet she could do the same thing in a simple cami and pair of skinny jeans.<p>Once …

‘The Boy Who Cried Literally’, A CollegeHumor Video That Teaches the Danger of Misusing ‘Literally’

“The Boy Who Cried Literally” is a CollegeHumor video meant to show the exaggerated consequences of using the word “literally” to mean …

Linguistics

Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit -- points of interest, noteworthy areas of the city, factoids, historically famous San Francisco spots, best views, and recommended …

Comic Genius Robin Williams, Open Heart Surgery and Depression

Robin Williams "has been battling severe depression," his publicist Mara Buxbaum said in a statement. Suspected of taking his own life on Monday at his home in Marin County, California, Mr. Williams had recently been back in rehab, battling addiction for decades. Williams has been quoted as saying …