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George Clooney Hilariously Pranks Matt Damon Into Thinking He's Gaining Weight

George Clooney is a gifted actor and director. But he’s also a gifted prankster, as Matt Damon learned yet again while filming <i>The Monuments Men</i> last …

How Can I Fall Asleep Faster?

<i>The latest sleep research has revealed a good night's rest is more important than we ever thought. Sleep doesn't just reinforce memories and make you</i> …

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Baked Apple Donuts

Baked Apple Donuts from One Hungry Mama• 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 3/4 teaspoon freshly …

5 Closet Organizing Tips For A Fresh Start in 2014

Get organized for 2014 with a streamlined, hyper-organized, and great-looking closet. eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden shares her best tips.<p><b>1. Think Outside the Closet</b><br>Shoes can be art, so don't be afraid to display them on the outside of your closet. Use your favorite shoes as display pieces on …

How to Start a Container Garden in any Amount of Space

Whether you want fresh flowers, veggies or simply some greenery, spruce up your terrace, balcony, deck or other space. Nearly everyone can enjoy the benefits of organic gardening. Build your own container garden that fits whatever size space you have.<p>Whether you want fresh flowers, veggies or …

World's greatest hacker calls Healthcare.gov security 'shameful'

Security expert -- and once the world's most-wanted cyber criminal -- Kevin Mitnick submitted a scathing criticism to a House panel Thursday of ObamaCare's Healthcare.gov website, calling the protections built into the site "shameful" and "minimal."<p>In a letter submitted as testimony to the House …

Google announces 'smart' contact lenses that monitor glucose levels

Google has announced that it is testing a prototype for a contact lens that would help people with diabetes manage their disease.<p>In a press release distributed Thursday, the company said that the lens it is designing would measure glucose in tears continuously using a wireless chip and miniaturized …

'The Partridge Family' actor Dave Madden dies at 82

The actor who played the child-hating agent on the hit 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" has died in Florida. Dave Madden was 82.<p>His niece Mary Frances Miller says he died Thursday at a hospice center near his home in the Jacksonville area.<p>Madden was best known for his role as Reuben Kinkaid, who …

11 Hollywood 'good girls' who were actually quite naughty

What did these silver screen sirens have in common, other than their classic good looks and talent? A naughty streak, of course.<p>1. Elizabeth Taylor<p>She was just a blue-eyed beauty with a sugar-sweet smile when she scored her first big role in “National Velvet” at the age of 12, but by 16 Liz was …

Kate Gosselin's kids clam up on the 'Today' show

Two of Jon and Kate’s eight took the fifth!<p>The eldest daughters of the reality show “Jon & Kate + Eight” clammed up on the “Today” show Thursday, leading to several minutes of incredibly awkward, cringe-worthy television.<p>Mom Kate Gosselin brought them to 30 Rock, in hopes they’d tell the world that …

Exploring the weird second lives of Pizza Huts

McDonald’s may have cornered the market on golden arches, but Pizza Hut will go down in fast food architectural history for its unmistakable slanted roofs.<p>After opening the first Pizza Hut in Wichita, Kansas in 1958, brothers Dan and Frank Carney decided to commission architect Richard D. Burke to …

Disney star Bella Thorne's Candie's ads inappropriate?

Disney starlet Bella Thorne scored a major modeling gig as the new face of Candie’s, but are her new sultry photos—in a fringe bikini—inappropriate for a 16 year old?<p>“Candie's isn't selling clothes, it's selling sex and teaching young girls to act seductively,” Katie Yoder, of the Culture and Media …

Concealed carry weapons on display at 2014 SHOT Show

Standard concealed carry of weapons isn’t always practical -- and this year’s SHOT show brought a range of alternatives to keep a low profile.<p>From Jan. 14 through 17, more than 60,000 industry professionals convened in Las Vegas for the 36th Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show). …

1 suspect arrested, another sought after shooting at Philadelphia school

Police in Philadelphia were searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting that injured a boy and a girl hanging out with a group of fellow students in a high school gym Friday.<p>The shooting happened at the Delaware Valley Charter High School in north Philadelphia around 3 p.m., authorities …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

2014's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

With so many book-inspired films headed our way in 2014, we lit lovers can’t help but resolve to go to the movies. Sure, the next chapters in “The …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Dept. of Friendly Reminders: What Happened on Downton Abbey Last Year

With no <i>Downton Abbey</i> in the U.S. for the past 10 months, viewers can be forgiven for forgetting some of the details of estate life. Is anyone in …

“Time Capsule” Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game.<p>In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

Upcoming<p>71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More<p>We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of …

Top 10 family travel destinations for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>Planning a family vacation can become a series of questions followed by several attempts to get everyone from grandparents to parents …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

New York Cops, Firefighters in Massive 9/11 Fraud, Indictment Says

More than 100 retired New York City cops, firefighters and correction officers were charged today with falsely claiming to be suffering from …

It’s Tub Time! 15 Soothing DIY Bath Salts

It’s easy to get caught up in the bustle of the holidays, so we’re here to remind you that in the midst of hunting down the perfect head-scratching white elephant gift or baking batch after batch of chai-spiced cookies, you definitely need to pen in some “me” time. And we can’t think of a more …

Essential Oils

13 DIY Lotion Bars and Body Butters for Silky-Soft Skin

The DIY battle against dry skin is in full swing here at Brit HQ. Our first line of defense was exfoliating with homemade face and lip scrubs to cast out old cells, and now our next move, naturally, is to lather up! These 13 luxe DIY lotions, lotion bars, and body butters will get you on the fast …

Dry Skin

This Magical Cube Lets You Capture Every Color You See

Are you a fellow color lover? Do you swoon over a new shade of teal on a daily basis? Then you’re in the right place, because we are straight up color-obsessed around these parts. That’s why we’re super curious about this latest Kickstarter find: SwatchMate!<p>SwatchMate is a color capturing cube that …

Weekend Project Alert! 35 Homemade Gifts You Can Make for Under $15

Alright fellow makers, it’s the last weekend you have to make all those last-minute holiday gifts for your friends and family. But you still have no idea what to make. We’re pleased to tell you, that’s why we exist!<p>We’ve combed through our archive of projects and come up with 35 awesome options …

Crafting