Laurie Astles

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Is your favorite TV show canceled? A guide to what’s renewed and what’s in trouble.

Next week marks the 2016 broadcast upfronts, where executives from NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS and the CW will officially unveil their primetime schedules for the fall and announce which pilots they have ordered to series. This means that some current shows must die to make room for new ones.<p><i>[NBC’s new fall</i> …

TV

Watch This Golden Retriever Puppy Try to Figure Out How Rain Works

Gene Kelly went singing in the rain, Milli Vanilli blamed it on the rain, Prince had a purple rain. It seems like everyone from Missy Elliott to Bob …

Missy Elliott

The Best Gear for All of Your Outdoor Adventures

Take a page from the Boy Scout handbook and always be prepared for your outdoor adventures. While some of the best experiences out in nature are …

Hear Jon Stewart's Hilarious, Food-Themed 'Daily Show' Exit Interview

Host joins "Daily Show Podcast Without Jon Stewart" to discuss bagels, egg sandwiches, grub advice for replacement Trevor Noah<p>With his final <i>Daily …

Julius Kivimaki, Finnish teen, convicted for 50,700 cyber attacks

A Finnish teenager has been found guilty of a massive hacking spree that went after emails, websites and credit card data around the world, including …

Cyber-attacks

Day 1 of 2015 Comic-Con

Darth Vader

Scientists Separate Marijuana's Highs From Its Medical Lows

No more ‘Dude, where’s my car?'<p>Marijuana is getting a lot of love lately, from newly legal recreational users in a few American states, and doctors alike. Researchers are uncovering lots of ways in which THC, the chemical responsible for most of the herb’s psychological effects, can help treat …

Cannabis

Christopher Lee's Career in Pictures

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012).<br>Warner Bros

Warner Bros

A Brief History of Spacefarers—How We Imagine Our Astronauts

By Margaret Lazarus Dean May 19, 2015<p>On History<p><i>How America imagines its astronauts.</i><p>The Mercury Seven, 1960.<p>One of the things that makes the job title <i>astronaut</i> different from other jobs is that it existed in the collective imagination for centuries before it was ever actually anyone’s occupation. In …

University of Tennessee

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Health Care

The Great Pot Experiment

Photo-illustration by Brobel Design for TIME. Mouse: Getty, Lighter, Joint, Smoke: iStockphoto

Design

'Star Wars' villains do their part for pets (pictures)

Darth Vader

Google's new self-driving cars hit the road

Google's cute-as-a-button, fully autonomous cars are hitting the road this summer.<p>If you're in Mountain View, California, you'll be among the first to see them pass by.<p>Google (GOOGL) says it's now ready to test-drive the gray and white prototype vehicles after extensive testing on closed tracks, …

Autonomous Cars

Revisit B.B. King's Best Performances

He was a indefatigable musician who played more than 300 shows a year—even into his 80s.<p>B.B. King—the blues great who passed away at 89 on Thursday …

Blues Music

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Banish Clutter: How to Organize Every Room in Your Home

"Clutter-free" are the two most beautiful words in the English language. We offer our best tips to help you tackle the mess and spruce up your living space -- one room at a time.<p>Our organizational home tour starts in the living room, which is where most of your hosting, hanging out, and happiest …

A Patchwork Coat Hook and Wax ?'s

I hope you all had a nice Mother's Day. It was a rainy, snowy, dreary weekend here. We usually take a Mother's Day hike, but this year we watched …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Huge Black Hole At Galaxy's Heart Has A Severe Case Of Gas

Call it a severe case of gas--on a cosmic scale.<p>Data from multiple space observatories show that gas is spewing at very high speed from the supermassive black hole at the heart of a galaxy some 245 million light-years from Earth.<p>The discovery comes as a bit of a surprise. While there's nothing odd …

Monster black hole trio discovered in distant galaxy

Researchers have discovered a distant galaxy with not one, but three supermassive black holes at its center.<p>Astronomers have discovered three closely …

7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out

One Small Change<p>7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out<p><i>Hello, Vito’s Pizza, can I help you?</i><p><i>Yes, I have a question about your plain pizza. How many</i> …

How to Heal Cavities Naturally

The world is slowly waking up to the fact that, when you give the body what it needs, it can heal things we previously thought were impossi…