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All About Interior Design Tips

Good or bad, most of us are at least amateur interior designers. Anyone who’s bought a couch, placed books on a coffee table or uttered the phrase “feng shui” has been dabbling in home decoration. If you want to make a home your own, having some semblance of interior design in mind is extremely …

Podcaster in chief: How Marc Maron landed the Obama interview

"Do you mind if I light a cigar?" Marc Maron asked. "I feel like I want one. I've been a little nervous."<p>Well, yeah. Because this was the day the president of the United States had arrived via motorcade at Maron's Highland Park home, walked into his 165-square-foot garage and sat for an interview …

The massively popular Instagrammer who follows his girlfriend around the world just got married, and the pictures are stunning

<b>In 2012, the world fell in love with the Instagram account of a woman leading her photographer boyfriend around the world.</b><p><b>Moscow-based Murad Osmann and his girlfriend, Natalia Zakharova, filled their Instagram accounts with gorgeous travel photos of rice fields in Bali, the streets of Barcelona,</b> …

10 of the world's best dinosaur museums | CNN Travel

Travel

The supreme court is right: Confederate flag license plates aren't free speech

Justices find that First Amendment protections do not extend to having racist imagery on offer by the state of Texas<p>Most states, including some very conservative ones, prefer not to give their endorsement to white supremacist symbols – though there are notable exceptions, like South Carolina, that …

Rights & Freedoms

Love Locks Removed From Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris: Pictures

Art

Ten black composers whose works deserve to be heard more often

The newly formed Chineke orchestra aims to include a work by a composer of ethnicity in each of its concert programmes. John Lewis looks at some of the neglected writers whose music might finally get an airing<p>In the past 200 years, dozens of prominent black composers from America and other parts of …

Piano

US scientists: Global warming pause 'no longer valid'

<b>US researchers say new evidence casts doubt on the idea that global warming has "slowed" in recent years.</b><p>A US government laboratory says the much talked about "pause" is an illusion caused by inaccurate data.<p>Updated observations show temperatures did not plateau, say National Oceanographic and …

Climate Change

25 Moments That Changed America

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Women's Health

Chinese police 'find suicide note' in case of 'left behind' children deaths

Announcement comes after China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, promises urgent inquiry into pesticide poisoning of four siblings in Guizhou province<p>Police investigating the deaths of four Chinese children who drank pesticide after being abandoned by their migrant worker parents say they have found a …

China

Sasha and Malia Obama's Style Evolution

Charting the former first daughters' best looks, from the White House and beyond.<p>Since moving into the White House eight years ago, Sasha and Malia Obama's style has transformed along the way—and it continues to even after their father's presidency. Now as grown young women, the Obama sisters come …

New York City

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

Audiophile

The strange expertise of burglars

How do you break into a house without breaking a sweat? David Robson delves into the “flow state” of professional robbers – and finds how to beat them.<p>At first, it feels almost too easy. Against the gentle rustling of leaves, I walk through the back gate, across the lawn, and open the door, all of …

Credit Cards

Scientists Warn 'Sixth Extinction' May Be Underway

A new paper warns that a major extinction event, one that would be the sixth in our planet’s history, may be underway. The authors of the paper, …

Extinction

How email became the most reviled communication experience ever

<i>By John Pavlus</i><p>It wasn't until I heard that a colleague had nuked his personal email account—on purpose, for good—that it hit me: <i>Email is the most reviled personal technology ever.</i> Mat Honan, the San Francisco bureau chief at <i>BuzzFeed</i>, was so fed up with email that he did the 21st-century equivalent …

How This Woman Became The Top Reviewer On Amazon And Started Getting Tons Of Free Stuff

Just ask Joanna Daneman, a Delaware woman who has achieved Amazon's Hall of Fame recognition 12 different years, making her the #1 Hall Of Fame reviewer of all time.<p>She's part of the company's elite, invitation-only Vine program, which means that she gets boatloads of new products sent to her for …

Hall of Fame

Associated Press News

Sony Sells More Than One Million PlayStation 4s on First Day, But Some Are Defective

More than one million units of Sony’s latest gaming console, the PlayStation 4, were sold within 24 hours of its Friday debut in the U.S. and …

Girl Talk’s Album Sampled Over 350 Copyrighted Songs–Which Then Saw Sales Bumps

When you listen to a Girl Talk album, you are also listening to literally hundreds of other albums. After all, Gregg Gillis’s modestly monikered project involves isolating and layering samples of popular songs on top of one another in bold new combinations. It’s a musical chemistry experiment that …