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The 11 Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Photos Of National Parks

Sometimes we think we have to travel to the other side of the globe to see the world's most magnificent places. Well, there are tons of opportunities to experience some of the earth's most stunning scenery right here in the United States. Case in point:<p>The National Park Foundation revealed the …

National Parks

Anyone Can Make These 2-Ingredient Banana Bread Cookies

Baking is usually more daunting than cooking, if you're a kitchen newbie. Thanks to a new recipe from Cooking Light, at least one of the processes just got a whole lot easier ... and more delicious.<p>Banana bread cookies sound complicated, but these have just <i>two ingredients</i> (yes, really) -- bananas …

Breakfast

The 7 Biggest Makeup Trends of Summer 2016

From glossy lids to the non-tour.<p>Glossy, shimmery, and sculpted are just a few of the words that can be used to describe what's coming down the pike beauty-wise this summer. Whether you're one for glitter (that's right, it's not going anywhere) or looking for something more minimal à la …

This “Sweet” Hershey’s Commercial is Making My Skin Crawl

.Please watch this 2-minute reverie on parenting, tweens and how many Hershey’s products two people can consume in one sitting, and then give me your …

Parenting

Really, Girl Scouts? Even H.S. Seniors Need Adult to Supervise Their Cookie Selling?

.At first I read these official Girl Scout Safety Tips as saying girls age 6-12 must be supervised by an adult when selling door to door.Then I read …

Selling

Would you set sail on Titanic II?

As sequels go Titanic II seems a hard sell, yet the full-size replica may yet venture forth, from Jiangsu to Dubai. Plus, more quirky stories and great photography<p><b>When you’re a billionaire</b>, you can pretty much do whatever the damn hell you want. For Aussie moneyman Clive Palmer, this means building …

Titanic

Totally Accurate Video Sums Up 'The Real Deal Of Parenting'

A new video from mom of four and HuffPost blogger Regan Long is showing parenthood in all its messy, chaotic glory.<p>Titled "The Real Deal of Parenting," the video depicts some of the activities and phenomenons that people with little kids know all too well.<p>Like chasing tiny people around:<p>Only ever …

Parenting

18 IKEA Storage Hacks for Every Room in the House

Some of the best things about IKEA products are their versatility and endless storage capabilities. Sure, you can hack the RAST and the KALLAX, which make great storage units on their own, but that doesn’t mean you can’t put them — and dozens of other IKEA items — to work in other creative or …

IKEA

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Cute Kid Notes

Parenting

The "Crying Jordan" Photographer Had No Idea His Picture Went Viral

The man who snapped the picture of <b>Michael Jordan</b> crying at his Hall of Fame induction (and simultaneously gave birth to a meme that has defied time …

Wall Street

These Drone Photos of Istanbul are Vertigo-Inducing

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş uses Photoshop to make his city straddle dimensions.<p>Though we exist in three dimensions, we spend an inordinate amount of time looking at and into two-dimensional screens. There is an illusion of space and dimension within these frames, and yet there are entire …

Drones

The world's highest, longest glass bridge – and more travel news from around the world

From China’s latest engineering feat to a surfing pug and Welsh sushi, here’s our pick of the week’s best stories and images<p><b>China can’t seem to get enough of building terrifying glass bridges</b>. Last September an epic 180m clear-bottomed bridge was opened in Shiniuzhai national geological park. This …

Travel

Happiness Expert's 5 Tricks to Make Running Fun

Photo Credit, Benjamin Hisoler at Legacy 10 Photo<p>Life coach, inspirational speaker and get-happy strategist Kristi Ling is full of tips for how to …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Happiness

33 Surprisingly Simple Things That Make People Happiest - PsyBlog

…and the 7 things that make people the least happy.<p>A survey of tens of thousands of people conducted over five years has revealed the 33 activities …

Happiness

The age group that is the least happy and most anxious

Middle-aged people are the least happy, have the lowest levels of life satisfaction and the highest levels of anxiety, the latest official wellbeing statistics show.<p>Even people aged over 90 report better life satisfaction and happiness than those aged 40-59, the study from the Office for National …

Mental Health

10 Ways to Find Your Happy Place

For many, a new year brings about a host of happy and hopeful thoughts and feelings. We set these lofty resolutions and feel so much more refreshed and ready to take over the world. Unfortunately, however, this time of year can also be pretty overwhelming for some as we carry over hang ups and …

Happiness

Readers' travel photography competition – January winners

For January we asked simply for your best travel photos. Landscapes dominated with several shots capturing the drama of mountain scenery. Scroll to see the winner, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Each monthly winner will see their shot displayed in the end-of-year exhibition at the Guardian’s …

Travel Photography

Astonishing, rare images of the Vietnam War from the winning side

Another Vietnam<p>Unseen images of the war from the winning side<p>1972<p><b>UPDATE, Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.:</b> <i>Based on serial numbers visible on the tail fins,</i> …

Obama Announces $4 Billion for Computer Science Education

President Obama wants all students to have access to a computer science curriculum.<p>The White House announced Obama’s new Computer Science for All …

School Districts

President Obama Wants Every Kid To Learn Coding--For All The Wrong Reasons

President Obama just unveiled his “Computer Science for All Initiative.” Following up on the State of the Union Address, in which he announced his intention to offer “every student the hands-on computer science and math classes that make them job-ready on day one,” the initiative includes $4billion …

Computer Science

Microsoft faces test in Iowa; Obama calls for expanding computer science ed; FISA hearing looms

<b>TODAY’S THE DAY IN IOWA:</b> Microsoft’s technology will be put to the test in Iowa Monday when it’s used to tally the results of the Iowa caucuses. “Both the Republican and Democratic parties in Iowa have expressed strong confidence in Microsoft, dismissing late suspicion of corporate influence from …

Computer Science

Arkansas Gov: All High Schools Should Teach Computer Science

This weekend, President Barack Obama announced a $4 billion initiative to support computer science education. I appreciate our president recognizing …

Education

Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color

Opinion | Technology in School<p>Breaking the Code: Unleashing the Talents of Our Girls and Students of Color<p>By Thomas C. Murray     Feb 2, 2016<p>Image …

Education

Ex-NIH computer scientist gets 6-year sentence in hammer attack

A longtime computer scientist at the National Institutes of Health was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for repeatedly slamming a hammer into his roommate’s skull after learning that his dog — while under the care of the roommate — had been killed by a car.<p>“The fact that you would — to …

Crime

These Are the Degrees That Will Get You Hired in 2016

After you’ve tackled the tough decision of where to attend college comes the next major life choice: what should you study? While there is some debate about which majors are somewhat outdated and which will set you up for success, there’s now a definitive answer thanks to this study by the National …

Procter & Gamble

What's Next In Computer Science

<i>These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Pedro Domingos, Professor at the University of Washington and author of The Master Algorithm, on Quora.</b><p>Q: What do you think of the machine …

Artificial Intelligence

Taylor Swift's Father Makes Funny 'Out of the Woods' Video: My 'Dad's Got Jokes,' Says Singer

Fathers love to connect with their daughters through Taylor Swift‘s music – remember that epic dance off? – and the singer’s dad is no different.<p>On …