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President Trump's daily routine: Twitter, cable TV and plotting to change America

Donald Trump has swapped Trump Tower for the White House but his habits of little sleep, prolific tweeting and watching ‘the shows’ remain unchanged<p>At a time of day when Barack Obama was still slumbering, Donald Trump is already up and impulsively tweeting to his 22 million followers.<p>Since moving …

Donald Trump

Remarkably Ugly Christmas Sweaters You Can Make for Cheap

Like the ongoing pumpkin spice latte craze, the ugly sweater trend isn't going anywhere. Chances are, you <i>will</i> get invited to an ironic Christmas …

Sweaters

The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything

There are four simple steps to <b>the Feynman Technique</b>, which I'll explain below:<p>Choose a Concept<br>• Teach it to a Toddler<br>• Identify Gaps and Go Back to The …

How the Grammys Told LL Cool J They're Going in a Different Direction

“He’s not just a host to us — he’s family,” Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow tells TheWrap of “NCIS: LA” star<p>Fifty-nine years into this whole …

Iran rocked by abuse allegations against top Qur'an reciter

Complainants use banned media outlets to accuse Saeed Toosi of sexually abusing them when they were aged 12 to 13<p>Iran has been shaken by scandalous allegations against a top Qur’an reciter, who is accused of sexually abusing underage trainees, in the first case of its kind to cast a spotlight on …

South Asia

AT&T makes the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active available

Today AT&T announced that they are making available the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active. This more rugged version of the Galaxy S7 is perfect for those with active lifestyles, and soon you’ll be able to pick one up from your local brick-and-mortar AT&T vendor or order it from their online store.<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy S7

It’s time for the arts world to look hard at its own racism

We are condoning our forefathers’ bigotry if we fail to modify or rename portraits with offensive titles<p>The cultural world is undergoing a slow and long overdue reckoning with racism. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has rightly changed the archaic, Orientalist, exoticising, offensive or unthinkingly …

Stereotypes

Sony announces hi-res listening stations at Best Buy (hands-on)

​Sony has launched a number of "hi-res" kiosks at Best Buy stores to enable customers to experience high-resolution music. CNET attended the launch for a hands-on.<p>Sony has announced hi-res music kiosks will be available at 79 Magnolia locations inside Best Buy stores across the country in an …

Audiophile

Breakthrough Junior Challenge - Sal and Priscilla

Round Square Teaware

Product Description<p>This <b>Round Square Teaware</b> is made of ceramic and steel. Featuring a <b>unique shape that's both round and square</b>, this teapot and cup …

Matcha

When to Use a Food Processor, Blender, Immersion Blender, or Stand Mixer (and When Not To!)

When is it best to use a food processor? A blender? An immersion blender? We've got you covered.<p>Of all the appliances we stock our kitchen with, the blender, immersion blender, and the food processor are among the most useful. At first blush, they seem to perform similar tasks—and could even be …

Consumer Tech

Bhartha (Spicy Indian Eggplant) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Bhartha (sometimes “bharta”) is a vegetarian Indian dish best served over a bowl of jasmine rice. My favorite iterations (including the one available up the road) include peas, which add a really good pop of color and texture. Make a huge batch -- you’ll be going back for thirds. …

Eggplant

Articles about eco friendly frame french countryside on Dwell.com - Dwell

A serene French country house expresses a reverence for wood.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived …

Mexico City

A once-hot startup that raised $4 million and rejected a $40 million Twitter acquisition just shut down

The once-hot selfie app let users take a picture with the front camera and back camera. The app then merged both photos into a single image.<p>The company took off after taking the stage at Tech Crunch Disrupt SF in 2013 and revealing that it had more than 200,000 downloads in a month — including …

Tennessee shooter’s uncle detained in Jordan since day after attack, lawyer says

An uncle of the man who killed four Marines and a sailor in Tennessee has been in custody in Jordan since a day after the attacks on two military sites, a lawyer said Tuesday.<p>Abed al-Kader Ahmad al-Khateeb told The Associated Press that he was barred from seeing his client and that family members …

Muslim Brotherhood

Nike's secret to becoming one of the world's most glamorous shoe brands

The first Nike shoes were made in a waffle iron. The running field near the Oregon home of the runner and trainer Bill Bowerman was making a transition from cinder to an artificial surface, and he wanted a sole without spikes that would give him, and his trainees, needed traction as they ran on …

Shoes

Yoda, Space Hefner and ‘amorous sweats’: Read the original ‘Empire Strikes Back’ review | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker furthers his Jedi training with Yoda in “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” (AP Photo / Lucasfilm ltd )<p><i>May the fourth — “Star Wars” Day — has arrived.</i><p><i>With that in mind, we thought it was an ideal date to continue our look back at the Los Angeles Times’</i> …

Star Wars

Scotch Tape Dispenser by Joongho Choi

Scotch tape dispenser is a concept tape dispenser for 3M. Joongho Choi redesigned this conventional object for consumers who require fast and …

Industrial Design

Advanced House Painting Tips For A Pro-like Paint

Bringing a whole new look to a room is easier than ever these days, thanks to the many retail outlets offering a cornucopia of supplies for DIY fans. …

Book that made David Cameron cry makes Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Bill Bryson calls for more NHS whistleblowers as brain surgeon Henry Marsh's memoir is nominated for literary prize<p><b>Henry Marsh’s memoir Do No Harm</b>, which chronicles the author’s life as a brain surgeon for the NHS, has been shortlisted for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize. <b>author Bill Bryson</b> …

Building a hackable robotic arm

<i>This post is coming to you live from the Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire being held today at the London College of Communication.</i><p>The MeArm is a small hackable robot arm by Ben Gray and Jack Howard. The arm was designed from the ground up to be low cost and easy to put together—with only a small …

Evolve: From Left 4 Dead to Evolve - The Lessons Learned - IGN First - IGN Video

We sat down with Phil Robb, co-founder and creative director at Turtle Rock Studios to talk about Left 4 Dead and the transition to Evolve.

The Fourier transform lets you have your cake and understand it

If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most unsung contender. It pops up wherever scientists need to study complex things that fluctuate in the real world – …

Learning to Code For Free at Khan Academy

Break the Ice: 8 Tips for Creating a Chattier, Cozier, Comfier Living Room

(Image credit: Sherrie and Oliver )<p>How do you create a room that encourages conversation when you entertain guests? By spending time crafting a …

Living Rooms