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After Fifteen Years, Alicia Keys Has Found an Entirely New Voice

Alicia Keys has sung many songs about New York City, but she’s never released an ode to the Big Apple quite like “Gramercy Park.” The track, which …

Samsung's 88-inch quantum-dot SUHD TV is the largest on the market

BERLIN — At its IFA 2016 press conference, Samsung unveiled the 88-inch KS9800, the world's largest quantum-dot TV on the market.<p>"The origin of the …

11 Ways Your Kids Are More Likely to Succeed if They Travel | Inc.com

If you travel frequently for business your perspective on life likely differs from people who don't. First, you've experienced new cities with different cuisines, climates, peoples and personalities from your home base. It follows, then, that your kids can benefit from seeing more of the world, as …

Cities

9 Show-Stopping Wall Decoration Ideas For A Beautiful Home

Think on a grand scale to lend your walls the personality they need to dazzle.<p>A beautiful wall treatment is sure to enchant, whether you opt for fabric, paper or a hand-painted mural.

Interior Design

Baby born on airplane gets 1 million air miles | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Here's one kid who'll probably learn to fly before she can crawl.<p>After being born four hours into a flight from Dubai to Manila, baby girl Haven has been gifted 1 million air mile points.<p>Haven's mom went into labor more than five weeks early while flying on an aircraft operated by …

Airplanes

The M&A bubble is bursting

But that M&A bubble is now collapsing. And many hedge funds that were into merger arbitrage got caught on the wrong side of the bet.<p>Merger arbitrage is a bet that an announced acquisition gets completed. With the announcement, the share price of the target company shoots up to somewhere near the …

New Photos of Princess Charlotte, Taken by Kate Middleton, Are Here

While the royal family is no doubt prepping to celebrate Princess Charlotte's first birthday May 2, the rest of the world is enjoying four new photos of the adorable little royal, which were released by Kensington Palace on Twitter and Instagram today. The pics were snapped by Kate Middleton (who, …

Family

Google made a huge change to the way Google Maps look

Google has reduced the number of cities it shows in Google Maps by up to 83%, according to Justin O'Beirne, while vastly increasing the number of roads it shows on the maps. O'Beirne is a former Apple employee who works on that company's maps app. He is also an author who writes about digital maps …

Prep school abuse case makes its way into US Senate race

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigations into sexual misconduct by faculty at a renowned New Hampshire prep school have found their way into the state's …

Senate Race

North Korea Jams GPS Signals to Fishing Boats: South

North Korea is jamming GPS navigation systems near its border with South Korea, affecting hundreds of fishing boats but not causing any danger, officials in Seoul said Friday.<p>About 280 South Korean vessels experienced problems with their GPS navigation systems and many were forced to return to …

North Korea

Here's What Happened to Apple's Third Co-Founder

It was 40 years ago, on April 1, 1976, that three men signed a contract that would go down in history.<p>“WHEREAS,” it read, “Mr. Stephen G. Wozniak …

Millennials, here’s the validation you’ve been waiting for: a study finds we’re the lowest paid generation in years

EVERYONE USED TO SAY IT WAS because we’re lazy. But a new article in the Guardian affirms what millennials have argued for so long: young people …

Star Wars The Force Awakens: J.J. Abrams explains Leia-Rey hug in film

[Warning: This post contains spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.]</i><p>It’s no surprise that <i>Star Wars</i> fans might be critical when it comes to their …

Yahoo CFO doesn't understand why people seem so interested in his company

But Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman, who's been in the position for the last four years, doesn't seem too excited about it. Rather, he's flabbergasted by the staggering amount of attention his company's been attracting from the press.<p>"I've never seen anything like the amount of attention we get given our …

Think 5G wireless is speeding to your phone? Hold your horses

5G will deliver real benefits and expand what mobile networks can do, but you'll have to be very, very patient. And today's hype could even mar 5G's arrival.<p>Next-generation wireless networks could well make your phone dramatically more powerful and transform everything from driving to …

Internet of Things

Scottish MP detained in Turkey talks of 'terrifying experience'

Natalie McGarry said her experience showed the need for intervention in the conflict between Kurdish separatists and Turkish forces<p>A Scottish MP has spoken of her “terrifying experience” of being detained by security forces in Turkey for using her mobile phone.<p>Natalie McGarry says she was shoved …

Armed Forces

How 'leveling up' can make you happier and more successful

So how can you build good habits, improve yourself and have a great life — while still having a blast?<p>I decided to call an expert on the subject. Steve Kamb is the bestselling author of Level Up Your Life: How to Unlock Adventure and Happiness by Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story.<p>Steve meshes …

Happiness

How to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

TIME’s latest cover story chronicles the rise of today’s smart cars and imagines a future without pesky steering wheels. Makes at all price points …

Jennifer Lawrence and Patricia Arquette just told us why the gender pay gap is everyone's problem

<b>Over the past couple of years, Jennifer Lawrence and Patricia Arquette have been on the leading front of actresses speaking out about film industry</b> …

9 Motivational Habits To Get More Work Done In A Day

We often keep complaining about the lack of time for completing a project and always keep asking for an extension. Since it’s practically impossible …

15 Chrome Extensions that will boost your productivity

Chrome extensions brought a lot of innovation into the browser market, every Chrome user knows and loves at least a few. Very often, you know what …

Productivity

How to Divide a Bedroom Area From the Living Room in a Studio Apartment

Some may argue that a messy room is a sign of an intelligent mind, but the practical reality is that disorganized drawers damage your clothes and …

14 foods you don't need to keep in the fridge

If you're talking about perisheable foods like meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce, the FDA recommends they should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours at room temperature, and not more than an hour above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>But when it comes to produce …

Practically incompetent: How Britain gave up on DIY

There are three pieces of parental advice that stick in my mind, all delivered in one helpful burst by a father whose ability to show up my deficiencies, more than 30 years after this encounter, I’m constantly reminded of.<p>I was 16 and starting to outgrow the archaic domestic rules that constrict …

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

Software

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If you’re a human being with a job and you don’t feel unpleasantly busy yourself, you almost certainly know several people who do, and who rarely stop mentioning it. The feeling of busyness seems ambient, in the air, even infectious – wafting from your …

Time Management

20 things you should never say to your coworkers

But according to Rosalinda Oropeza Randall, an etiquette and civility expert and the author of "Don't Burp in the Boardroom," your chummy coworker relationship can become problematic when you don't keep it professional.<p>From things that make you sound unprofessional to awkward or impolite — and even …

Medical Conditions