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Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …

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The Best Mobile Apps Of 2014

Have all these apps downloaded? If not, you should!<p>There are a lot more to mobile apps than just Angry Birds. The best apps of 2014 are rethinking the way we consume news, socialize, create and consume art, call for help, comprehend scientific principles, and of course, approach our daily work. …

The Best Lighting Design Of 2014

Here, 11 light designs that shone bright in 2014, from sleep-tracking lamps to smart lightbulbs to Gummi Bear candles.<p>Let there be lights: squeezable, color-changing lights, lights that track your sleep, lights that come disguised as Gummi Bears or giant pencils. These are just a few of the …

15 Easy Home Upgrade Ideas

Update without a big overhaul.<p>You can give your house a makeover without doing a big renovation - or having a big budget. These are some of our best home makeover tips: quick, simple, and stylish.

9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your beloved java.<p>Without …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

Jada Pinkett Smith Shares 'Sexy' Photo That Will Smith Took While She Was Asleep

What would you do if you discovered your significant other was snapping pictures of you while you slept? Would you think it's cute? Think it's creepy? Well, if you ask Jada Pinkett Smith, it's "sexy."<p>The 43-year-old actress shared an intimate bedroom shot of herself that apparently husband Will …

25 Items That Are Cheaper At Whole Foods

The grocery has a reputation for being more expensive than traditional supermarkets, which could be contributing to its current sales decline.<p>But it turns out the specialty grocer has a few hidden deals.<p>Earlier this year, the product review site Cheapism.com compiled a list of 25 items that are …

Charles Barkley: 'Brainwashed' blacks hold up success - CNN.com

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition to cancel the TLC reality show "19 Kinds and Counting" for what the petition says is an anti-LGBT stance. According to the petition, Michelle Duggar's voice can be heard on a recorded call from this past summer urging the citizens of Fayetteville, …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

'John Wick' Review: 10 Reasons You Need to Go See the Movie Yesterday

Last month, we attended Fantastic Fest, a film festival held in Austin, Texas, that is, to use a scientific term, <i>totally</i><i>bonkers</i>. It's a place where new and incredibly weird genre movies play and are instantly eaten up (or harshly rejected) by geeky audiences. It's the kind of film festival that …

Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

The 10 Best Cities In The World

<i>CNTraveler.com</i><p>Nearly 77,000 of our readers rated their favorite cities in the world. Is your favorite on the list? Read about all the best hotels, resorts, islands, spas, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers' Choice Awards 2014.<p><b>See the full ranking on CNTraveler.com</b><p>15 Places You Won't …

Dallas Residents Wake Up To This Automated Phone Call Telling Them Their Neighbour Has Ebola

A Texas community is reeling today after hundreds of people received pre-recorded phone calls telling them that a health worker living in their …

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

Your Shot Pictures: Around the World in 15 Plates of Food

Vermicelli threads drape in India, fish fry smoke fills a kitchen in Tanzania, and a small Batman tackles a slice of cake in the United States.

5 Ways Tesla Vastly Improved The Model S

CEO Elon Musk had teased a "D" prior to the event, but the "D" here stands for the "dual-motor" that powers this new car, which is extremely powerful and ultra efficient. But the dual-motor is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here, we break down all the new features of the new Model S so you can get an …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

You Can Now Go To College For Free In Germany, No Matter Where You're From

Well, you might be thinking, isn't that just <i>wunderbar</i> for the damn Germans, with their excellent supermarket commercials and their spectacular beach nudity and their pragmatically dressed Chancellor. Now with their free college they're just showing off. Well, here's the kicker: Germany didn't just …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. Federal health officials express deep concern after a healthcare worker becomes the second person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US.</b> The female employee at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital is the first case of Ebola transmission in the US and the second outside Africa.<p><b>2. Liberian health</b> …

The future of Microsoft depends on Windows being free

Remember the days when you would head out to the store to pick up the latest version of Windows, on DVD, for something like $130? Or if you were unlucky enough to not qualify for upgrade pricing, maybe even $239? Those days might seem in the distant past, but in reality Microsoft is still charging …

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …