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Can money buy you happiness?

People have been arguing for centuries about whether or not money can buy happiness. New research provides a fuller understanding of the relationship …

Rare direct image of a super-Jupiter exoplanet

The big, wide universe has a lot of stars. The exact figure is unknown, although estimates put the number somewhere in the region of 70 sextillion. Some of those stars, just like our own sun, have their own planetary satellites. Yet, according to the NASA Exoplanet Archive, astronomers have only …

Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

Diets

Police: Indiana slaying part of elaborate scheme to get baby

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Samantha Fleming was asleep in the Indiana apartment she shared with her boyfriend and newborn daughter when the doorbell …

Crime

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

Rodent recall: false but happy memories implanted in sleeping mice

Researchers at CRNS in Paris create artificial positive feelings in mouse’s memory for first time during sleep, highlighting possible new treatment for depression<p>Scientists have succeeded in creating false but happy memories in mice, in the first demonstration of memory manipulation during sleep.<p>In …

Demonstration

The Magical Fairy Tale-Inspired Portraits of Ukrainian Photographer Anita Anti

Anita Anti is a photographer based in Ukraine who uses elaborate costumes, props, and makeup to create magical portraits that are often inspired by …

New ISIS video appears to show child executioner killing alleged Russian spies

A horrifying new video released online on Tuesday appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies.<p>The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and …

Dressing 9 to 5—What the Most Stylish Women Wear to Work: Baker Amirah Kassem

<i>Amirah Kassem is a Brooklyn-based baker and founder of Flour Shop (she calls herself a flour-ist) who crafts inspiring fondant-free confections known for their sparkle and whimsy. But her creative spirit doesn't just come through in the kitchen: She changes out of baking attire into heels and</i> …

The States People Are Fleeing

More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for New York and Illinois. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based moving company that has put together an annual survey of where Americans are moving for the last …

Heightened security checks coming to U.S. airports after AQAP calls for lone wolf plane bombers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security checks at American airports because of concerns over new bomb-making instructions released by al Qaeda in Yemen (AQAP), the terrorist group which U.S. intelligence agencies believe may have been behind the Charlie Hebdo attack in …

Father of woman who helped kill 2 Vegas officers, shopper: 'I can see their faces right now'

The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.<p>Todd Woodruff of Lafayette, …

The Art of Photographing Children

Children are the most wonderful subjects to photograph. They can make you sweat blood, stand on your head, max out every emotion of frustration, …

Demystifying White Balance

White Balance (WB) is one of the most challenging camera settings for beginners to learn. White Balance can also be difficult to fix later when you …

Digital Photography

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

The Sun Sets On Twilight Stars

Just a few short years ago, the world was bound in the seductive spell of Edward Cullen. In 2008, the initial tale in the <i>Twilight</i> series was released …

Artist Reimagines Disney Princesses as Different Ethnicities

Have you ever wondered what your favorite Disney princess would like like if she was another race or ethnicity? 23-year-old artist TT of the Tumblr blog Let There Be Doodles answers that question with the incredible series <i>Racebent Disney</i>. Using a combination of illustration and photo manipulation, …

Oscar Pistorius Trial Delayed for a Month After Judge Orders Mental Health Tests

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The murder trial of former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be on hold for a month as Pistorius …