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How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

2018 Might Be The Year You Can Afford Your Dream Trip

2017 has been a banner year for cheap flights around the world. In fact, overall prices for long-haul flights fell by seven percent. That’s great if you want to fly to Europe for the first time or finally see Bangkok’s famed street markets.<p>Over the last year or two airlines like WOWair, Norwegian, …

Million Dollar Stew

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Season the pork with salt and pepper. In a large enameled cast-iron casserole, heat the oil until shimmering. Add half the pork …

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

Plane hack: This little-known seat rule could get you upgraded to First Class

Most of us will never know the excitement of getting on a plane and turning left rather than right.<p>But a travel expert has revealed a little-known …

This Awesome Timeline Lets You Listen To Every #1 Rap Song Since 1989

<i>Billboard</i> has been charting “Hot Rap Songs” since 1989, the same year the Grammys first recognized rap as a legitimate art form and not just a passing trend (even if “Parents Just Don’t Understand” somehow beat “Push It”). Since then, Drake holds the record for most number one (15) and top 10 (55) …

‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ Is 2015’s Most Eye-Popping Open-World Game

Monolith Soft's epic-scale JRPG looks and feels entirely unlike any other game out there, and is well worth taking a chance on.<p>Nintendo's Wii U hasn't had the easiest of rides in 2015. Great games have emerged—<i>Super Mario Maker</i> and <i>Splatoon</i> from Nintendo itself, plus indie productions like the …

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

The US State Department just issued a worldwide travel alert for 'increased terrorist threats'

The threats are linked to the terrorist groups ISIS — also known as the Islamic State — al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and others.<p>The travel alert expires on February 24, 2016.<p>Here's the full text of the alert:<p>The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist …

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant …

Massive Windows 10 Update Has 10 Great Secret Features

With all the ongoing (and justifiable) controversies surrounding Windows 10, it is easy to forget that it is a very promising operating system. It also took a big step forward yesterday with the release of ‘Threshold 2’, Microsoft’s biggest Windows 10 update so far (all 4GB of it). Inside are a …

The White House wants to poach 500 elite tech recruits from companies like Google and Facebook by the end of 2016 — here's how they plan to do it

"If you're an impact junkie, this is your Mt. Everest," former US chief technology officer and White House tech adviser Todd Park said at the Fast Company Innovation Festival last week.<p>After rebooting the troubled Healthcare.gov site by bringing in a small task force from the private tech sector, …

Samsung will pay your installment plan until 2016 if you buy a Galaxy phone

Competition is fierce in the mobile industry and Samsung is really urging to sell some devices! So much that they are willing to pay part of the phone if you switch to any of their latest handsets! Interested? Of course you are.<p>Here’s how it works. Eligible users are those who buy a Samsung Galaxy …

Galaxy Note

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

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Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Microsoft releases Stop Restart app to fix random reboot on Windows Phone 8.1 devices

Microsoft has released an app aimed at fixing random reboot issues on Lumia devices.<p>The company has been sending out emails to Windows Phone owners …

Tents That Zip Together To Form A Camping Fort

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

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10 Weird But Worthy Scholarships for Students

<i>Grace Brentano is student at Westminster School and a UChic.com Brand Ambassador and Blogger.</i><p>Let's face it -- college is expensive. Books, classes and those extracurricular activities that are so important to your future all cost money. Today, scholarships are necessary for students so they can get …

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Gen African-American Engineers - National Society of Black Engineers

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced their renewed strategic partnership in a …

National Academy of Sciences

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Trying To Hire A Diverse Team Of Engineers? It’s Not Just A Pipeline Issue

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Omotayo Olukoya is an electrical engineering and computer science student at UC Berkeley.</i><p>Recently, there have been a flurry of articles discussing the lack of diversity in tech. Many reference “pipeline” issues as justification for the low numbers. According to the National Center for …

UC Berkeley

10 Genius Ways to Decorate With Wrapping Paper

Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects.<p>Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …