Lynda Edwards

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Simple Amazon Kindle tricks that'll optimize your e-reading

More battery life, better syncing, and more.<p>The Amazon Kindle is the most popular and most recognizable ereader in the world. If you've joined the Kindle club, these tips and tricks will help you make the most of your device.

A 130,000-Year-Old Mastodon Threatens to Upend Human History

In 1993, construction workers building a new freeway in San Diego made a fantastic discovery. A backhoe operator scraped up a fossil, and scientists …

Anthropology

Trump to propose large increase in deductions Americans can claim on their taxes

President Trump on Wednesday plans to call for a significant increase in the standard deduction people can claim on their tax returns, potentially putting thousands of dollars each year into the pockets of tens of millions of Americans, according to two people briefed on the plan.<p>The change is one …

Finance

1,000 Light Paintings Form One Beautiful Stop-Motion Animation

Darren Pearson's 'Lightspeed' is a luminous journey through the California wilderness.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>If you've ever created a light painting, you should know how much effort it takes to capture them beautifully <i>and</i> in focus. Now, imagine that …

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Watch All The Ads Worth Watching From Super Bowl 2015

Bud’s puppy returns, Newcastle actually does it, BMW goes back in time, and much more.<p>The week before the Super Bowl has predictably seen a flurry of commercial activity, hype and hyperbole with more and more brands rolling out their big game ads to kickstart some momentum before Sunday. …

Michelle Obama defends American Sniper film

First Lady weighs in on the debate, praising the Clint Eastwood film for telling the "complex, emotional" story<p>America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, has defended the Oscar-nominated film American Sniper against claims of glamorising violence and Islamophobia.<p>The Clint Eastwood-directed movie, a …