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Genetically Modifying Human Embryos: What You Need To Know

The licence to genetically modify human embryos is not a green light to create "designer babies".<p>There is another hurdle – ethical approval of the study itself. But the granting of a licence is a key step.<p>A better understanding of what makes embryos succeed or fail could mean new hope for would-be …

The 12 Best Cities For Singles

Here at FORBES we looked at several surveys and reports about which cities in the U.S. are the best for singles. The answer? Atlanta! But that city in the south wasn’t the only notable discovery. Check out the slideshow above to see the other dating hot spots.<p>Aside from toiling away at a career, …

Cities

Who Loves Their Owners More: Cats or Dogs?

A new study revealed a significant difference between felines and their canine counterparts.<p>Cats and dogs have plenty in common: Both species are adorable, fuzzy, and (sometimes) cuddly, and the internet can't seem to get enough of them.<p>But according to a recent study conducted by neuroscientist …

We just read 160 resumes. Here are 10 things you should not do.

Budding journalists, how many places have you applied to this week? Last night? Today? It's a slog. We sympathize with you because we've been there …

Journalism

Drink Water At The Correct Time To Stay Healthy

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.<p>We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to …

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

Prankster Wife Engraved Husband's Wedding Ring With This Cheeky Message

Dan and Amanda Tallman know the key to a happy marriage: sharing a sense of humor.<p>When the Lake Orion, Michigan couple married five years ago, Amanda surprised her husband with this tongue-in-cheek wedding band inscription:<p>A friend of the couple posted a picture of the engraving to Reddit on …

Weddings

What Ivy League students are reading that you aren’t

If you want an Ivy League education, you could fork over $200 grand or so and go to Cornell or Harvard for four years. Alternatively, you could save a ton of cash by simply reading the same books Ivy League students are assigned.<p>That became easier recently with the release of the Open Syllabus …

College & University

What people around the world mean when they say they’re happy

Even though she is still healthy and lively, Mrs. Xie has already prepared the clothes she will be buried in.<p>An 86-year-old Chinese woman who lives in Dongshan, a city on China's southeastern coast, Xie has an active life, cooking for friends at the local Buddhist temple and joining in the chants …

Happiness

Hilarious Wiener Dog Stampede In Heinz Super Bowl Ad

100 wiener dogs dressed as hot-dogs. They said it couldn’t be done, that no field on this Earth could bear so much delicious cuteness. But ground was …

Pets

The Surprising Way Ships' Wakes Could Help Ease Global Warming

The shipping industry gets blamed for its share of environmental ills, from air and water pollution to collisions that kill whales and other marine animals.<p>But in a new paper published last week in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, scientists argue that the wakes of big ocean-going …

Climate Change

17 Incredibly-Simple Ways to Be Happy Right Now

We all just want to be happy, don't we? So why is that we tend to live our lives steeped in worry, anxiety, and fear rather than just being happy? Is happiness just a temporary state of mind, or is something real and long-lasting?<p>No doubt you've heard the expression before that if you want to be …

Happiness

The Best Wedding Venues in America: The South

<i>Sometimes in the great search for the perfect wedding venue, you don't even know where to begin. The answer? Browsing the top-notch spots to get married. Ever. In our new February/March 2016 issue (on newsstands now!) we call out the best venues— indoor and outdoor, big and small, luxury and</i> …

Weddings

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Body Weight Squat with Knee Press Out<p>Place a resistance band around your legs just above your knees. Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart so that there's tension on the band. Reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor, and bend your knees. Push your hips back and lower into a …

Freelancing

A beautiful phenomenon is happening in the sky — and it represents something ominous for the environment

Over the past few days, observers from across the UK and Ireland have also been lucky enough to witness this phenomenon, known as "nacreous" (or polar stratospheric) clouds.<p>In fact, nacreous clouds are so unusual in Britain that AuroraWatch UK, a service that monitors the likelihood of auroal …

Astronomy

Underwater Atlantic Museum opens off Spain's Lanzarote island | CNN Travel

Travel

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

Beaches

A Small Asteroid Will Pass An Astronomical Hair's Breadth From Earth in March

Projections call for a pass as little as 11,000 miles from Earth ... less than 5 percent of the way to the moon.<p>Let's say this first: there's a small asteroid that will skim past the Earth in March. It's going to get close, possibly as little as 11,000 miles. But there's not much to worry about.<p>The …

Astronomy

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …