Leslie Matthews

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12 Ways to Make Your Home Even Better in 2017 (Without Redecorating)

We all have #homegoals. Sometimes they're saved in a Pinterest board; other times we file them away for later… <i>One day I'll have organized kitchen</i> …

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Mall mayhem: Fights break out across the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Massive brawls and food-court fights played out at more than a dozen malls across the country in what proved to be a chaotic day after Christmas.<p>Some of the mayhem was captured on social media. The chaos prevented some shoppers from grabbing clothes off clearance racks and returning …

The 7 kinds of shoes every guy should own, according to top Hollywood stylists

Fall is always a good time to get freaky with your clothes (see: not being drenched in sweat 24/7) but the Marie Kondo minimalist in us wants to argue that it's also the perfect time to clean up your act when it comes to the basics too.<p>Sure, dress shoes aren't quite as fun to acquire as say, a pink …

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

Facebook officially addressed the conspiracy theory about listening to your phone calls

Conspiracists, stand down<p>Facebook has shut down rumors that it uses your mobile device's microphone to eavesdrop on conversations so it can better target ads. In a statement issued on June 2nd, Facebook said it "does not use your phone’s microphone to inform ads or to change what you see in News …

How virtual reality is going to change our lives

2016 will be the year of VR. Here's how it will change everything from medicine to the military.<p>23-year-old Palmer Luckey is like a kid in a candy store. “Pick up that stick of dynamite, and hand it to me. Now let’s light it together!” he instructs me, as it explodes in a cloud of sparks. “Now …

The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera<p>Hey guys! What’s up? It’s Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice.<p>So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from <i>Harry</i> …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

This Former YouTube Exec Is Taking On Internet Trolls

Trolls are everywhere, but one former tech exec has created a safe haven for online commenting.<p>Anyone who has spent time online, especially on social media or reading news reports or blogs, has likely encountered Internet trolls. The typically anonymous commenters range from those who stir the pot …

7 products the food industry has convinced you are healthy

<b>(rezachka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Your trusty vitamin water is actually loaded with sugar, but what else would you expect from a Coca-Cola product?<p>Larry Schwartz<p>August 4, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are …