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Did You Hear ...? Bill O'Reilly gets fired, Coachella kicks off and more from the week in entertainment

A cable-news star crashed to Earth, a music festival flourished, a tent-pole franchise delivered the goods, new music went back into a vault unheard, and two princes and a pop star got real about mental illness. Here's all that news and more from this week in entertainment.<p>Bill O’Reilly enters the …

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Soup that'll make you feel like you stepped into your childhood home.<p>3½ cups shredded cheddar<p>1 cup Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>½ clove garlic<p>3 cups milk<p>1 cup chicken stock<p>1 cup finely chopped broccoli<p>1 baguette<p>Over medium heat, combine cheese with cornstarch and cayenne …

Don't Aim for Work-Life Balance, Do This Instead

Balance isn't always realistic, but work-life harmony, which ebbs and flows with the rhythm of your life is. It's a constant effort, but you need to focus on including things in your life that are a true reflection of who you really are.<p>If you're in the American workforce today as an employee, …

The Food Lab: We Should All Eat More Crepes, Starting Now

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Pancakes are simple. They're diner food. They're what you make on a Sunday morning with the kids. <i>Crepes</i> are fancy. They're French-bistro food. They're what you make once a week after your Parisian vacation because …

Breakfast

Make Your Own Distressed Prints With Polaroid Photos

If you have old instant camera photos lying around, here’s a fun way to repurpose them. In the above video, photographer Matt Day shows you how to do …

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Your Success Than Talent

<i>The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ!</i><p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. …

health

Health

Want to Maximize Your Brain Power? Follow This 8-Step Method

Eight steps to slow down, think hard, and get the most from your mind.<p>How much are you getting out of your brain?<p>We live in a world of distraction, but science says we do our best work when we're focusing on one thing at a time. And although the idea that we only use 10% of our brains has been …

David Letterman Returns to TV for First Time Since Leaving 'The Late Show'

David Letterman is charged up about solar energy in a new promotional video for the second season of <i>Years of Living Dangerously</i>, the Emmy-winning …

Oracle Is Buying the Software Company That Wants to Manage Your Energy Use

Oracle is at it again. It’s buying Opower, a company that sells data analytics software to big energy companies in a deal worth about $532 million, …

2016 China Auto Show in Pictures

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

12 Medical "Facts" That You Actually Need To Stop Believing

No, shaving doesn't make hair grow back faster.

Apple's earnings were awful, but Wall Street has its eyes on the iPhone 7

On Wednesday morning, analysts on Wall Street say ... they loved it!<p>The main theme from notes to investors on Wednesday is that the bad news about the iPhone — declining units sold this quarter and maybe throughout the rest of the fiscal year — is now priced in and quantified. So they are looking …

Markets

Super Tuesday: 5 takeaways

<b>Knightstown, Indiana (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump just moved much closer to a general election match-up.<p>Trump swept the Republican primaries in five East Coast states on Tuesday, while Clinton won in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut and Delaware, dropping only Rhode Island to Bernie …

Government

TV and radio listings: March 23

NBA<p>7 p.m. Atlanta at <b>Washington</b> » CSN, WNEW (99.1 FM)<p>8 p.m. New York at Chicago » ESPN<p>10:30 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State » ESPN<p><b>NHL</b><p>8 p.m. Boston at New York Rangers » NBC Sports Network<p><b>MLB SPRING TRAINING</b><p>1 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota » MLB Network<p>5 p.m. <b>Washington</b> vs. New York Yankees » …

Everything You Need for a Music Festival (Except the Drugs)

Your favorite music, all in one place, in 12-hour servings make the music festival an unbelievable experience. To the unprepared, however, it can …

Music Festivals

3 Ways the Best Leaders Manage Their Emotions

Leadership isn't easy. I've learned the hard way that successful leadership starts and ends with humility, self-awareness, and empathy.<p>Much has been written about what it takes to become a successful leader. There is no shortage of books, courses, and columns like this that purport to share the …

Coachella to debut virtual reality experience at this year's festival

At this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April, festivalgoers will have access far beyond the the polo field or swanky VIP areas, thanks to a virtual reality experience.<p>Festival organizers have announced a partnership with Vantage.tv that will offer fans "unprecedented access" to …

Virtual Reality

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Democrats Clinton and Sanders pounce on Flint water crisis — and each other

By Anne Gearan<p>, Reporter<p>Abby Phillip<p>, Reporter<p>FLINT, Mich. — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed fiercely Sunday over jobs, trade and Wall Street while agreeing that much more must be done to address a two-year-old water-contamination crisis that has paralyzed this majority-black city.<p>The …

Government

Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds To The Evidence

It's often a split-second decision.<p>You're in the produce aisle, and those organic apples on display look nice. You like the <i>idea</i> of organic — but they're a few bucks extra. Ditto for the organic milk and meat. Do you splurge? Or do you ask yourself: What am I really getting from organic?<p>Scientists …

Research

The science of how to make your garlic the most garlicky

You know that scene in the classic gangster film <i>Goodfellas</i>, where the guys are making dinner in prison and it looks way better than any dinner you’ve eaten in recent memory? During his year behind bars, explains wise-guy narrator Henry Hill, character Paulie develops a “wonderful system for doing …

Garlic

World Anthropology Day

On February 16th, the American Anthropological Association celebrates World Anthropology Day, which has been set to recognize the field of …

Anthropology

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Gravitational Waves

11 Answers You Should Have Ready Before Any Job Interview

Prepare your answers long before you walk in the door.<p>For any job interview, the overarching point you want to get across is why the prospective …

How We Entered a New Era of Astronomy

It all began with a chirp.<p>Last week, a new era of astronomy began as Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory executive director David Reitze stood before a packed room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, uttering the words we've been waiting a century to hear: "We've detected …

HBO is coming after Netflix using its own battle plan

Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos has even said Neflix's "goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us."<p>Now we're starting to see that HBO wants to become more like Netflix — particularly with regards to international expansion and supersizing production.<p>During Time Warner's Q4 earnings …

Time Warner

Watch This Hypnotic Yearlong Timelapse of the Sun in Ultraviolet

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) rings in its sixth year in space with a gorgeous, high res timelapse.<p>This week, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) celebrated its sixth year in space. No longer a wide-eyed noob when it comes to staring down the Sun, the satellite has yielded fascinating …

Astronomy

14 Ways To Be A Healthyish Eater Right Now

Tried and true but manageable tips to help you become healthyish.<p>Responses have beed edited for clarity and length. Social image by Lauren Zaser from here.