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Here’s how President Obama’s home will transform into President Trump’s in just 5 hours

Donald Trump

Martin Luther King | "I Have A Dream" Speech

Martin Luther King, Jr.

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps
Saudi Arabia

Atomic agency leader warns of disaster if Trump tears up Iran deal

Hans Blix of the International Atomic Energy Agency says UK is unlikely to be able to sway Trump on nuclear deal<p>Hans Blix, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has claimed it would be disastrous for the world if the US tore up the Iran nuclear agreement, but warned that the …

South Asia

Patton Oswalt Writes Letter About Being a Single Dad After Wife's Death

“It feels like a walk-on character is being asked to carry an epic film after the star has been wiped from the screen,” he writes for GQ<p>Patton Oswalt …

Comedians

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

Rwanda: Catholic bishops apologize for role in genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Catholic Church in Rwanda apologized on Sunday for the church's role in the 1994 genocide, saying it regretted the actions of those who participated in the massacres.<p>"We apologize for all the wrongs the church committed. We apologize on behalf of all Christians for all …

Christianity

MIT is trying to crack wireless VR, too

Smartphone-based virtual reality headsets are great and all, but for the best games and experiences you need a dedicated facehugger tethered to a powerful PC like it's a diver's lifeline. Wireless hardware is one of the inevitable next steps for VR, and a company called TPCAST is already developing …

How Michelle Obama Always Puts Health and Wellness First

Without a doubt, Michelle Obama will go down as one of the most impactful First Ladies in American history. Among her many accomplishments, the December <i>Vogue</i> cover star stands out for her commitment to health and fitness—not only for herself and her two daughters, but for the entire nation, as her …

Oculus VR is adding more than 100 jobs as it plots its augmented reality expansion

But the company is currently on one the likes of which we haven’t seen before.<p>The Oculus Rift maker has over 100 positions listed on its careers page across a range of fields right now. Thirty-one of these listings are for roles at Oculus Research, the Redmond-based division of the company …

15 Foods That Help You Poop

Feeling constipated? These foods will help get things moving.

Nutrition

Walking Fends Off Loss Of Mobility, And It's Not Too Late To Start

People who have reached their later years may think it's primarily a time to relax, not to increase their physical activity. Not so. Previous research has suggested that exercise can improve memory and reverse muscle loss in older adults, among other benefits. And a study out Monday finds that a …

Exercise

Recipe: Muffin-Pan Breakfast Sliders — Recipes from The Kitchn - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Muffin-Pan Breakfast Sliders<p>Serves 2 to 4<p>Cooking spray<br>1 tube refrigerated biscuit dough<p>4 ounces uncooked breakfast sausage, casings removed<p>4 large …

How to make balsamic, caesar, ranch, Italian and green goddess salad dressing at home

A naked salad is not a salad worth eating.<p>We all know the dressing is the best part of any salad, and, spoiler, it's even better when you make it …

Food

Wife in real-life ‘Fault in Our Stars’ couple dies 5 days after husband passed away

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. – Katie Prager, the wife in the real “Fault in Our Stars” couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung …

This rescued elephant comes running when her name is called — and she brings all her friends along. https://t.co/iMny5USIQI

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

Scientists are working to make cows obsolete

We depend on cows for food, clothing, and sometimes even insulin. Cattle, though, are expensive and inefficient—each cow drinks a bathtub of water and emits three times that volume of methane daily. There are also the ethics of animal slaughter. But we might no longer need the cow.<p>Scientists are …

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