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Pope Francis Spends a Day in New York City: Pictures

Sustainable Development

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

Here's An Exclusive First Look At The New Dr. Seuss Book

One Book Two Book Red Book New Book. Take a sneak peek at What Pet Should I Get?, which will hit shelves July 28.

Books

Why The Pig Is The Most Loved And Most Loathed Animal On The Plate

In 1849 an American farmer watched a sow give birth and was moved to record a diary entry: "Pigs! Pigs! Pork! Pork! Pork!"<p>The writer's enthusiasm — dug up by historical geographer Sam Bowers Hilliard for Hog Meat and Hoecake, his examination of Southern foodways — is understandable. Swine reproduce …

Pigs

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

David Letterman's final Top Ten List was a star-studded affair

David Letterman’s final Top Ten List featured more star wattage than an awards show. For the final <i>Late Show</i>, Letterman enlisted 10 celebrity friends …

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

Speed demon: One man's mission to make his Tesla go faster

The speed demon<p>One man's quest to make his Tesla go faster.<p>The speed demon<p>One man's quest to make his Tesla go faster.<p>JUPITER, Florida — The car is, …

62 Thoughts Every Woman Has When She Gets Her Period

This Homemade Cheetos Recipe Makes It Easy To Be Cheesy

Sound the alarms: There is a home-baked alternative to Cheetos. Do you know what that means? Guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Or <i>mostly</i> guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Sure, you have to make them yourself. And yes, that means you have to get your butt into the kitchen. But, <i>it's possible</i>. …

A Virus In Your Mouth Helps Fight The Flu

Hidden inside all of us are likely thousands of viruses — maybe more. They just hang out, harmlessly. We don't even know they're there.<p>But every once in a while, one of these viral inhabitants might help us out.<p>Young people infected with a type of herpes virus have a better immune response to the …

Public Health

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

"The X-Files" Is Coming Back To TV With Gillian Anderson And David Duchovny

Fox is reprising the science-fiction drama — with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson! — for a six-episode event series.<p>More than a decade after going off the air, Fox has ordered another chapter of the Emmy-winning show <i>The X-Files</i>. The new six-episode event series, which was announced on Tuesday, …

The X-Files

'Yoga Pants are Ruining Women' and Other Style Advice From Fran Lebowitz

Sartorial tirades from one of the most tailored and opinionated dressers in all of New York City.<p>"You are calling me from a cell phone," Fran Lebowitz , the cultural critic, writer, and sometimes actress announces, mere seconds after I say hello. She says it's the worst connection in the history of …

‘The Breakfast Club’ Turns 30: Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy Dish on the John Hughes Classic

Nicolas Cage almost starred as Bender? Judd Nelson got fired? Stars Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy discuss The Breakfast Club in honor of its 30th …

Ally Sheedy

Sansa’s Badass Plot Confirmed and 6 Other Things You Might Have Missed in the Game of Thrones Trailer

What follows is an (over)analysis of the new <i>Game of Thrones</i> trailer based on production information and book knowledge. In other words, there are a few speculative spoilers here, so you might want to proceed with caution if you haven’t read the books.<p>First of all, here’s a refresher on the …

TV Series

4 Secret Tips for the Best Birthday Cake You'll Ever Bake

Want to bake a better birthday cake? Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Bon Appétit's Alison Roman show you the ways to towering, sweet, frosted success.<p>When it comes to feel-good food, there's nothing like a towering, colorful, frosted, and sprinkled birthday cake. It's impossible to dig into a slice …

Dessert

15 Traditional Cleaning Tricks You Never Knew

<i>This story was originally published on February 19, 2015</i><p>One of the biggest Lunar New Year traditions in China — besides the red envelopes and parades …

Here's What We Talked About Most On Facebook In 2014

Last year it was Pope Francis, the Royal Baby and Miley Cyrus. But this year, our conversations -- Facebook conversations, that is -- were all about Ebola, the World Cup and the Ice Bucket Challenge.<p>Facebook released its Year In Review on Tuesday, listing the things its 1.35 billion monthly active …

9 Essential Berlin Wall Stories

From the Aug. 31, 1962, issue of TIME<p>For a structure that stood only about 12 ft. high, the Berlin Wall left quite a mark on modern history. …

Amy Poehler's 10 funniest clips

To celebrate the release of Amy Poehler's first book, Yes, Please, here are a selection of the Parks and Recreation star's funniest sketches, speeches and quotes<p>This week, the US <b>comedy</b> star <b>Amy Poehler</b> publishes her first <b>book</b>, Yes, Please. Part autobiography, part self-help book, Yes, Please …

Comedy

'Interstellar' review

From the opening scenes of sprawling cornfields accompanied by a revelrie-like brass note, it’s clear that <i>Interstellar</i> is working in the tradition of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. It has the grand scope of Kubrick’s classic, promising to take us from humanity’s past to its distant future, and proceeds with …

13 DIY Ways to Repurpose Branches into Decor

Remember when we told you how to decorate with leaves? Well, next up we have ways for you to involve branches and twigs into your decor. That’s right. As we get into the drier months, use the free supplies you have laying in your front yard to upgrade your home. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a use …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

When Art Rocked: San Francisco Music Posters, 1966-1971

The Zebra Man poster is one of the most psychedelic in rock, but its source is taken from a photograph by Ralph Morse, whose December 6, 1954 cover …

The Stradivarius Affair

It isn’t every day that a street criminal—a high-school dropout with two felony convictions—is accused of stealing a centuries-old violin worth as much as $6 million. But nothing about the heist of the Lipinski Stradivarius, which galvanized the music world last winter, was normal, or even …