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Pictures of the Week 12.15.16

Why It’s So Hard for a Woman to Become President of the United States

A survey of female leaders around the world indicates how steep Hillary Clinton’s climb was.<p>There is no one reason—no finite number of reasons—why Hillary Clinton lost the U.S. presidential election. No amount of poring over polls will tell us the precise degree to which bias against women …

Hillary Clinton

Veterans Day 2016: What you need to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Now that this long, stressful election season has finally come to an end, it's time for a holiday. Luckily, there happens to be one just three days after America chooses its next president -- in case you forgot, Veterans Day is Friday.<p>Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11 to …

Military

The Unhinged Home That Raised Orlando Killer Omar Mateen

Long before his rampage in the Pulse nightclub, there was deep trouble in the home of Omar Mateen.<p>A mother accused of domestic abuse and described as …

Utah may declare pornography a 'public health crisis'

State Sen. Todd Weiler (R) recently introduced a legislative resolution that would recognize a range of "societal harms" from the pornography "epidemic."<p>"I'm hoping this will start educating people that pornography is actually addictive, that it's harmful to families and relationships," says …

Samsung sends out invites to 'Unpacked' event to debut Galaxy S7

It looks like we'll know soon enough how many of those Galaxy S7 rumors were true as invitations to Samsung's "Unpacked" event have been sent, …

Our Favorite BA Recipes of 2015

The BA recipes we loved most this year.<p>Picking a favorite year-end recipe when you publish a food magazine is like playing favorites with your kids: You're not supposed to do it. But some of the recipes make themselves indispensable, earning the high honors of landing in our everyday meal …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

University of British Columbia

The Mechanical Exoskeleton Shaping the Future of Health Care

A groundbreaking mechanical suit is helping people with disabilities to stand, walk, and carry objects.<p>The marriage of man and machine has long been …

30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken, Lentil, and Bacon Stew With Carrots

My wife has taught me many things, but few as mind-blowing and useful as this five-ingredient, one-pot, 30-minute Colombian chicken stew with potatoes and tomatoes. It works like this: Add chicken, potatoes, fresh tomatoes, sliced onion, and bay leaves to a pressure cooker. Seal the lid and heat …

How to Make Brown Butter Cake With a Nutty, Toasty Brown Butter Frosting

I'm sure everyone here has tried making chocolate chip cookies with brown butter, and if you haven't, you've thought about it, right? It's an old trick these days. By using brown butter instead of the usual yellow stuff you can easily transform an ordinary chocolate chip cookie—delicious to begin …

Microsoft debuts Windows Holographic, its augmented reality platform and headset

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft is getting deeper into augmented reality.<p>Today Alex Kipman, technical fellow for the operating system group at Microsoft, gave consumers a first look at a new product called Windows Holographic. It also announced a device, Microsoft HoloLens with multiple sensors, spatial …

Augmented Reality

Windows 10 Will Be a Free Upgrade for 7, 8 and 8.1 Users

At Microsoft’s Windows 10 event today, the company shared that all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users will be able to upgrade to Windows 10, for free.<p>Microsoft said that the free upgrade will be valid for the first year immediately after the release; if you upgrade during that time, you’ll get Windows 10 …