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Eight Things to Watch For in Donald Trump’s Tax Plan

Donald Trump is expected to release a tax plan in the next few weeks. What will it say?<p>It’s always risky to predict what Mr. Trump will do, but we can find some clues from his recent comments on taxes, which have spooked supply-side tax-cutting conservatives with their extensive hints about his …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Researchers Just Found The Easiest Way To Help You Lose Weight, And It's Something You Already Do Every Day

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Everybody knows the importance of drinking enough water. Aside from its benefits to your skin, muscles, organs, and digestion, it detoxifies, prevents certain cancers, and can improve your post-workout mood. Heck, when you're a baby, you're 75 …

Intel hopes its 6th gen chip range for Windows 10 will be a tablet killer

Intel has debuted its latest chip range at the IFA technology show in Berlin, marking its 6th generation of Core processors. The company is hoping …

North Africa

Cornrows and Cultural Appropriation: The Truth About Racial Identity Theft

Is the current cornrow controversy much hairdo about nothing? Or a gateway crime against black culture that includes stealing everything from music …

The 16 Most Dramatic Celebrity Style Transformations

From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, the stars who have undergone fashion makeovers.<p>Believe it or not, the style stars of today haven't always lived on the best dressed list. From Victoria Beckham to Rihanna, these are the A-Listers who have endured the most drastic fashion transformations in their …

This Color is Taking Over Pinterest—And Your Home

It's not quite beige and it's not quite gray.<p>Pantone named Marsala the color of the year, but we'd like to disagree. The shade blowing up everyone's Pinterest and Instagram feeds—and showing up on design blogs and your best friend's perfectly decorated house—is a gray and beige combo, or …

Home Decorating
Tennis

Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

Aug.26.2015 / 9:25 PM ET<p>The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, his hands still bandaged but working well enough to let him play with action figures.<p>Zion Harvey, 8, lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection …

Physiology

Are plants intelligent? New book says yes

A new book, Brilliant Green, argues that not only are plants intelligent and sentient, but that we should consider their rights, especially in the midst of the Sixth Mass Extinction<p>Plants are intelligent. Plants deserve rights. Plants are like the Internet – or more accurately the Internet is like …

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Consciousness

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

Research team say tiny brain could be used to test drugs and study diseases, but scientific peers urge caution as data on breakthrough kept under wraps<p>An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat …

Caitlyn Jenner: Scott Disick Will Always Be a Part of My Family

Kourtney's ex appears on this week's I Am Cait as Caitlyn grapples with her guy friends.<p>I've tried to gear my <i>I Am Cait</i> recaps toward an examination of the issues Caitlyn and her new friends are introducing, but let allow me to set that particular professional lens aside and point out that it was …

Scott Disick

LG's latest 10-inch Android tablet comes with a sharper screen

Still (still?) looking for the Android tablet that fits your lifestyle? Maybe LG will capture your imagination, / wallet with a G Pad sequel that cranks up the processor speed (now a quad-core Snapdragon 800) while pairing it with a battery that's actually smaller (7,400mAh) than its name-based …

CNN

China Concerns Cause Broad Commodities Plunge

Oil prices fell more than 6 percent to fresh 6-1/2-year lows on Monday as markets worried about a China-led global economic slowdown that would drastically hit oil consumption at a time of plentiful supply.<p>Chinese stock markets suffered their biggest one-day drop since the financial crisis, …

Oil

Global markets hit panic button after the "Great Fall of China"

Sell everything. Now.<p>That seems to be the watchword of pretty much every financial market in the world Monday after what wags dubbed “The Great Fall …

How Galen's Mistake Misled Medicine for Centuries

The news of a newly discovered part of the human body made a big splash earlier this summer: a never-before-noted set of lymphatic vessels in the …

Looking Back at Jon Stewart: In Pictures

Comedy

Time to tax retirement income

Here's one reform that could ease Illinois' fiscal troubles: Tax retirement income.<p>Illinois exempts from taxation all retirement income, including Social Security, an astonishing fact, considering the state's ruinous fiscal health. Only two other states, Mississippi and Pennsylvania, are as blindly …

How To Decorate With Metallics – Without Going Over The Top

According to designer Natalie Kraiem, there's no such thing as "too much" when incorporating shiny things, as long as you keep one thing in mind.<p>Just a touch of glimmering metal can make a space infinitely and instantly more glamorous. Too many metallics, on the other hand, and your home could end …

Home Decorating

N.Y.C. vs. L.A.: See How Celebrities' Street Style Changes on Different Coasts

New York City and Los Angeles are both iconic destinations for the fashionable. They are also incredibly different—just take a look at any bi-coastal …

Clothing

Will machines eventually take on every job?

Automation will continue to transform the global workforce, but taking an active role in that process will help us reduce the damages and increase the gains, finds Rachel Nuwer.<p>It’s a booming time to be a truck driver. According to data NPR compiled from the US Census Bureau, truck driving is …

Digital Economy

Eminem Says He 'Replaced Addiction with Exercise' After Ballooning to 230 Lbs.

After overdosing on pills in 2007 and weighing close to 230 lbs., Eminem says he got healthy by replacing “addiction with exercise.”<p>“When I got out …

Fitness