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Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

These Healing Foods for Headaches Will Undo That Pounding Migraine

When I heard that there were foods you could eat that could help soothe a headache, I immediately had to look into it. As someone who is …

Pumpkin Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk flour, …

Recipes

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Adobe's Project 'Deep Fill' is an incredible, AI-powered Content Aware Fill

The coolest technology to come out of Adobe MAX is, sadly, not the technology we already have access to. Like Adobe's Project Cloak we showed you …

Artificial Intelligence

US ISPs could soon monitor your ‘secret’ porn viewing habits

When I heard last week that Congress had voted to repeal restrictions that would’ve prohibited internet service providers (ISPs) from monitoring and selling users’ browsing histories, locations, app usage, identifying information, and more to whomever was buying, I wasn’t too bothered by the news. …

Are Healthcare Systems About to be Amazoned? Telemedicine and Lessons from Internet Services

Introduction<p>Two decades ago, few people would have accepted the idea that the upstart online bookseller Amazon.com would ultimately undermine the profitability and survival of brick and mortar retail chains.<p>Now, telemedicine platforms are poised to create the same type of dramatic disruption in the …

A Messaging App for Ethereum Just Raised $44 Million With Barely An Alpha

The company is hoping that its user-friendly app design will help bring cryptocurrency to the masses.<p>Starting a little before 12pm EST today, Status, a messaging app and mobile browser enabling smartphones to connect to decentralized applications on the ethereum network, raised upwards of $44 …

Whimsical stalactites bathed in colored lights make this Chinese landmark a must-see

Nabil Soliman and his wife, Janet, traveled to China for two weeks in March. The Bel Air residents visited Xian, Beijing, Shanghai and the Reed Flute Cave (named for the reeds that grow outside the entrance) in Guilin.<p>The couple, semi-retired physicians, were in "awe" of what Soliman called the …

The One Thing You Should Never Do to Your Luggage Before You Fly

You may think it's a good idea, but you're really making a big mistake.<p>Vacations are all about having fun, relaxing and getting the opportunity to escape from everyday reality. But, as all of us Type-A people will relate to, we can only truly relax once we know that everything is safe and secure — …

Luggage

Sandy Hook group dumps Megyn Kelly as event host over Alex Jones interview

An anti-gun violence organization founded by parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dumped Megyn Kelly as host of an event in Washington this week because of her plans to broadcast an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.<p>Kelly said Tuesday that she understands and …

Megyn Kelly

Trump’s son seems to confirm Comey’s account of the president’s comments on the Flynn investigation

Soon after former FBI director James B. Comey testified that President Trump told him that he “hoped” the FBI would drop its investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the president's personal lawyer flatly denied that accusation and said Trump “never, in form or substance, …

Donald Trump

Videos show S.C. serial killer Todd Kohlhepp’s confession, rape victim’s rescue

ANDERSON, S.C. — The recorded confessions of a South Carolina serial killer and the rescue of one of his victims were among the hundreds of records made public late Friday by the 7th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office.<p>Disturbing video footage shows officers' discovery of Kala Brown inside a dark …

Man goes on racist rant at Starbucks, calls black man a slave

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chicago man was charged this week with misdemeanor battery after an apparent racially charged altercation was caught on video.<p>Video of part of the incident shows a white man spitting at a black man, telling him his children are "disposable vermin" and calling a second black man a …

Justice

15 Unique Wedding Cake Flavors that Go Far Beyond Vanilla

Make dessert unforgettable with a wedding cake unlike any other! We've got 15 of the best wedding cake flavors that are truly one-of-a-kind, with tips from top dessert chefs and confectioners. Disclaimer: Your mouth <i>will</i> start watering.<p>15 Unique Wedding Cake Flavors<p>1. Pink Champagne<p>Celebrate your …

Dessert

Magic Cookie Bars II Recipe

"An extremely rich, yet delicious cookie bar! Walnuts aren't the only nut you can use; try any of your other favorites like pecans, peanuts, or …

Coconut Buttercream Frosting – Simple Recipe

Coconut is a common ingredient in various desserts. This coconut buttercream frosting can be a perfect addition to many spring-summer refreshing …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

Cooking

Italy is Giving Away 103 of its Castles for Free

We all know Italy is so hot right now – and not just weather-wise, but as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. It's so filled …

Italy

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Russian money-laundering details remain in the dark as US settles fraud case

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A major US investigation into Russian money laundering has come to an abrupt end.<p>The case aimed to expose how Russian mobsters allegedly stole $230 million and hid some of the cash in New York City real estate. Also sure to come up was the suspicious death of the Russian lawyer who …

Corruption

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Recipes

Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in parliament

Alia Joy Waters is just weeks old. But she has already made political history in Australia by becoming the first baby to be breast fed in the Australian parliament.<p>Senator Larissa Waters returned to parliament today for the first time since giving birth to her second daughter earlier this year, …

Breast Feeding

The shoes with 5 interchangeable heels now have 7 and they're crowdfunding to go global

The shoes with five interchangeable heels are back - and now have seven styles to choose from.<p>Mime et Moi shoes can change from high heels to flats in seconds using a clip off and on system. You can choose from a variety of different heel heights and styles.<p>The German company are currently …

A public university sends more grads to Silicon Valley's tech giants than any Ivy League school

Silicon Valley hires more alumni from University of California, Berkeley, than any other school, according to a new analysis from online recruiting company HiringSolved.<p>Berkeley beat out Stanford University (No. 2), Carnegie Mellon (No. 3), and the University of Texas at Austin (No. 5) in becoming …

Things We Saw Today: These Awesome Cardboard Houses Will Bring Out Your Cat’s Inner Nerd

What’s better than an adorable kitty with long whiskers? An adorable kitty with long whiskers resting in a nerdy cardboard house of course! Etsy …

Army combat photographer snapped one last picture — seconds before an explosion killed her

Nearly four years ago, Spec. Hilda Clayton, a combat photographer in the U.S. Army, was documenting a live-fire exercise in Afghanistan when without warning a mortar tube accidentally exploded in front of her.<p>Clayton, 22, was killed in the blast, along with an Afghan military photographer she was …

Kansas City Archdiocese Cutting Ties With Girl Scouts Over 'Troubling Trends'

The Archdiocese of Kansas City says it is severing its years-long relationship with Girl Scouts in nearly two dozen Kansas counties because the organization promotes materials "reflective of many of the troubling trends in our secular culture."<p>"The decision to end our relationship with Girl …

10 things the Samsung Galaxy S8 can do that the iPhone can't

While the iPhone still has a slight edge over the Galaxy S8, there are plenty of things that set it apart from its biggest rival.<p>Here are the most important Galaxy S8 features you won't get from the iPhone.