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Trump Administration Rolls Out New Travel Ban

On Sunday the Trump administration made an announcement that they'd be imposing new restrictions on eight different countries, which was an expansion …

This Post About a Kindergarten Class's Reaction to 'Wonder Woman' Is Going Viral

<i>Wonder Woman</i> is one of the most important films of the year for many reasons, chiefly these three: (a) It's directed by a woman, Patty Jenkins, so the success of the movie should open up several doors for female directors, (b) the film is bereft of the male gaze, which is both rare and empowering, …

Chicago police department struggles with officer suicide | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Rookie Chicago police officer Scott Tracz sat in a black sports car outside his girlfriend’s suburban house late last year, put his gun to his head and fatally shot himself.<p>Ark Maciaszek poses with a photo of his cousin, former Chicago police officer and suicide victim Scott …

How the World’s Oldest Computer Worked: Reconstructing the 2,200-Year-Old Antikythera Mechanism

In 1900, Greek sponge divers discovered a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera. The artifacts they came back up with included money, …

Here's Why Your FICO Credit Score Could Be Going Up Soon

In a move that is likely to boost many people’s credit scores, all three major U.S. personal credit monitoring firms are going to remove tax liens …

Here's the upside for business — and leisure travelers: A new site saves you money and rewards you with gift cards for doing so

Leisure travelers, doesn't it seem as though business travelers get all the perks? Take the new travel website Upside, which rewards you for saving money by giving you gift cards.<p>The site is supposed to be for road warriors, but leisure travelers may be able to benefit too.<p>Here's how it works: You …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Mental Health

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Recipes

Boston’s Top Restaurant Standbys of 2016: Row 34, Drink, Lone Star, and More

As is Eater tradition, we close out the year by surveying local food writers (including our own staff and contributors) on various restaurant-related topics, and we publish their responses throughout the final week of the year. Readers, please feel free to chime in with your own thoughts in the …

The Trends Our Readers Hated This Year

>We admire a strong opinion, especially when it comes to personal style. We may not agree, and even the best arguments might not convince us to wear …

Clothing

ISIS reported to have blown up ancient temple in Palmyra

<b>(CNN) —</b> The burgeoning list of appalling acts by ISIS has grown even longer: The Islamic extremist group has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the historic ruins of Palmyra, Syria.<p>UNESCO, the United Nations cultural organization, called the destruction of the Temple of Baalshamin a "war …

Celebrity Sightings of the Week

Sony Announces Two New PS4's

It was a busy E3 this year — so busy apparently, that new SKUs for both Xbox One and PS4 didn’t quite make the press conference cut. Microsoft announced it’s new 1 TB Xbox One a few days before its press conference, and Sony waited until today to lift the veil on what it calls the “ultimate gamer …

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20 amazing dishes you won't believe came from an airport

But airports are changing all that. They're teaming up with top chefs and serving fresh, local cuisine in restaurants that are actually worthy of a visit.<p>We found 20 amazing dishes that are served at airports all around the world.<p>From high-end sushi in Tokyo's Narita International Airport to fried …

The 10 coolest summer road trips for families in the US

1. Pacific Northwest to Montana<p>This big loop is all about national parks, national forests, and some of the most unique terrain and wildlife anywhere …

National Parks

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

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The death of privacy

We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

The Easiest Budget is a Simple Bucket Budget

By Using Three Basic Accounts You Can Create a Simple Budget That Works<p>Most people aren't dedicated enough to their finances to create a massive and …

One Easy Way to Make Free Money While Shopping Online

The 12 Most Self-Destructive Things You Can Do on Facebook

While Facebook can make us feel connected and socially happy, at times it can put us down and take a toll on our well-being.<p>If you're an active …

The War at Home: Rare Portraits of Black Soldiers Training for WWII

Not published in LIFE. American soldier, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., 1943.<br>Charles E. Steinheimer—TIme & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 24<p>In August 1943, at …

'So Sue Me': Why President Obama Is Embracing a Fight With Congress

President Barack Obama has aggressively touted his use of executive authority over the last several months as he aims to cement his legacy and push his policies now and even beyond his presidency.<p>The president's in-your-face attitude was punctuated Wednesday by his sarcastic challenge to …

How the World Cup Is Damaging Brazil

Don’t believe journalists who tell you the tournament is going smoother than expected<p>In a normal month of June, Rio de Janeiro hosts at least 16 …

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …