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The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

What the federal government can get from your voter file

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's election integrity commission won't have access to all of the information it would like because of state laws that map out what is and what is not publicly available -- triggering a national conversation on the privacy of voters' information.<p>At the heart …

Government

When Can You Expect Your Credit Report to Update?

If you’re working to improve your credit or watching for a specific change to your credit report, you probably want to know how often do credit …

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The 5 Factors That Determine if You Can Get a Mortgage Loan

Can you get approved for a loan to buy your dream home? Here are the five factors that determine your likelihood of approval.<p>So you've finally …

Personal Finance

Causes of baldness, gray hair identified

A study of a rare genetic disease may have yielded a cure for hair graying and baldness, after researchers unintentionally discovered the mechanisms …

What Is Considered an Excellent Credit Score?

Where do you stand?<p>Recent research suggests that 60% of Americans don't know their credit scores, according to LendingTree.<p>This is astounding knowing …

Personal Finance

Is Time Travel Possible, According To Science?

Have you ever dreamed of traveling through time? Not at the standard, “boring” rate that we normally do — at one second per second — but either:<p>faster, so that you wound up far into the future while remaining the same age,<br>• slower, so that you could accomplish much more than anyone else over the same …

Physics

Is a 700 credit score the magic number?

Credit scores are incredibly important to maintaining your personal finance. This article discusses the possibility of finding the perfect credit …

Increase Your Cashflow Using 3 Smart Budgeting Tips

Living on a budget is a smart financial idea for several reasons. It helps manage debt, it ensures you live within your means and it helps increase your cash flow. Living paycheck to paycheck is OK if you want to get by day to day, month to month. Increasing your cash flow can help you live a more …

13 mortgage facts that might surprise you

These nuggets of knowledge are not only interesting, but they can save you many thousands of dollars, too, when it comes to getting or paying off a mortgage.<p><i>"[I]f he doth not pay, then the Land which is put in pledge upon condition for the payment of the money, is taken from him for ever, and so</i> …

Personal Finance

Yes, yes, yes! Photographer captures women's 'orgasm faces' in intimate series exploring the moment of climax

'Is that your sex face?' is a question often asked when somebody makes a silly facial expression, but one photographer has got behind his lens to …

Photography

When airlines play on passengers’ intelligence

A few years ago, I was flying from Heathrow, London, to Accra on board British Airways after a short visit to Britain. While on the tarmac awaiting …

Viewers guide to the Democratic convention

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday. Then, Bill Clinton took the Democratic National Convention on a 45-minute tour through the former first lady, senator and secretary of state's biography.<p>"In the spring of 1971," he began, "I met a …

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

White Sauce for Pasta Recipe

"My husband lived in Italy for 3 years, so he's really picky about his Italian cuisine! I needed a great meal that was super-quick one night for his …

Why You Should Stop Tossing Imperfect Avocados

Avocados are all about compromise. One moment they’re green and barely edible—then we blink and they’re overripe.<p>While we try to outwit Mother Nature and her too-darn-short window for a perfect avocado—by putting them into a variety of contraptions like the oven, brown paper bags, or the …

Watch Chef Jacques Pépin Demonstrate 7 Mesmerizing Knife Techniques

Chef Jacques Pépin is a culinary legend. Take his master class in knife skills with this collection of how-to videos.<p><b>Chef Jacques Pépin</b>: This culinary master has done more to shape the way we eat today than we'll ever be able to quantify. His books and recipes are classics, but it's his cooking …

Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight, Says Science

The best way to fight night cheese pounds? Night wine.<p>File this under <i>too good to be true</i>: Two recent studies suggest that drinking wine could help …

5 Reasons 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Is One Of The Greatest Movies In The History Of Ever

<i>O Brother, Where Are Thou?</i> hit theatres 15 years ago, on December 22, 2000. And to this day it remains my favorite film. <i>O Brother</i> transcends age, tastes, and even sociopolitical leanings. (It's Mitt Romney's fave flick, and he's pretty much the polar opposite of most HuffPost bloggers.) Here are …

How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

Tutorials

Alphabet? Google Might Get Some Letters

One can only assume that before Larry Page and Sergey Brin chose Alphabet as the name for their new holding company, they Googled it.<p>If so, they would have discovered that the Internet domain alphabet.com, as well as the trademark Alphabet, already belonged to someone else — the German automaker …

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

<i>Ingredients</i> includes close-up photos of 75 common additives, along with descriptions of their origins and use. Ethylenediaminetetracetic acid sucks …

Nutrition

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

The Endless Fall of Suge Knight

On March 20th, inside the high-security wing of Los Angeles’ Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, the man once called “the most feared man …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that makes them. For Albert, that data is almost as valuable and irreplaceable as photos or texts, and …

Digital Health

This is 512GB Crammed into a Tiny microSD Card for Photographers

Want a lot of storage space for photos in a very tiny package? The California-based company Microdia has unveiled a new microSD card that can hold a …

New Hope for Weight Loss May Grow on a Chinese Vine

Thunder god vine (<i>Tripterygium wilfordii</i>), a deciduous and largely poisonous climbing vine native to China, Taiwan, and Myanmar, may hold the secret to getting skinny, at least in mice.<p>A study published this past week in the journal <i>Cell</i> found that a compound called Celastrol, extracted from thunder …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking