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Cancer and Minimalism

Stacie Chevrier is a recovering type-A, corporate climber who made a big life change after being diagnosed with cancer in September 2014. She now …

Minimalism

NowThis Future

NASA showed us what it's like floating around the ISS

Are you a pessimist, realist or optimist?

Optimism

Multiple Cher fans are racing in the Indy 500

IndyCar drivers' musical tastes are as diverse as yours.<p>We all have soundtracks—songs that we turn to in the car, at the gym, wherever and whenever we need a little extra juice to get us through the day. We asked Marshall Pruett to grab some of IndyCar's biggest names and find out what their go-to …

Track Time: 2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S! - World's Fastest Car Show Ep 4.6

How to Change a Tire: 7 Tips to Get Rolling Again – Feature

It’s inevitable: If you drive a vehicle often, sooner or later you’re going to get a flat tire. While advances in tire technology have reduced the likelihood of experiencing random catastrophic tire failure, road hazards like nails, glass, and cavernous potholes are still omnipresent and capable of …

15 Things That Look Insane Under A Microscope

PREV NEXT<p>15. Caterpillar<p>14. Edge Of A Dime<p>13. A Rusty Nail<p>12. Pollen<p>11. Human Eye<p>10. Wristwatch Parts<p>9. Kevlar<p>8. Snow<p>7. Caffeine<p>6. Hypodermic …

Review: Otterbox Defender protective case for iPad Air

I don’t generally like to hide away my iDevices inside cases, but there are some environments where this is at least strongly advisable – and the basket of a hot-air balloon is definitely one of those. In anything but still air, a landing tends to involve the basket being dragged across the ground …

The gadgets that changed your life

When we asked you to tell us which gadgets changed your life, our goal was to arrive at a simple list of important devices. Instead, we learned how some of the products we talk about on Engadget every day make such a profound impact on your life.<p>Remember when Facebook bought Oculus VR a few weeks …

This Chat App Is Way Better Than Email For Work

Email can feel overwhelming. Messages that don't feel that important can build up until unread messages can number in the dozens, or worse — and then, the task seems too daunting for reading through to be worth it.<p>Chat rooms are great for communicating with a team in real-time, but most aren't …

"60 Minutes" gets rare look inside nuclear arsenal - CBS News

"60 Minutes" gets rare look inside nuclear ar...

Nuclear Energy

Best Butts Of Hollywood

PREV NEXT<p>Hollywood's Best Butts<p>Jessica Biel<p>Candice Swanepoel<p>Amber Rose<p>Kim Kardashian<p>Jessica Alba<p>Khloe Kardashian<p>Jennifer Aniston<p>Sofia Vergara<p>Gisele …

5 Everyday Things That Drive Us Nuts (For No Reason)

We all have pet peeves. We all have rage triggers. For some people, it's loud chewing. For others, it's people who point when they talk. For …

Jersey Shore

Reese Witherspoon: Tennessee Loves to ‘Crawl the Line’ – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com

With a name like Tennessee, it’s no wonder <b>Reese Witherspoon</b>‘s son is a fan of country music.<p>Witherspoon, 38, posted an Instagram on Friday of her blond baby boy crawling next to an acoustic guitar.<p>And since the actress won her Oscar for portraying June Carter Cash in <i>Walk the Line</i>, she found a witty …

13 athletes share killer workouts

Beware. There really are things that go bump on the track. To celebrate Halloween, we've asked 13 athletes to share their scariest workouts.<p>Kelly …

Steve Jobs's 13 Most Inspiring Quotes

Words of wisdom from the former Apple executive.<p>"Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while."<p>"Remembering that you are going …

3 Questions That Will Make You More Creative – Jordan Wiseman

You know the drill. You have been slaving over a project for days, weeks, maybe months. The glorious moment arrives — <i>it’s finally finished!</i> Chances …

Creativity

Hollywood Posers: 20 Supermodels Who Tried Acting

20<p>On April 25th, two-time <i>SI Swimsuit Issue</i> cover girl Kate Upton makes her play for silver-screen stardom in the romantic comedy <i>The Other Woman</i>. But …

House Intelligence Committee

The Best Of The 2014 New York Auto Show

15 Movies You Should See This Summer

Come May, three highly anticipated movies will make their way into theaters.<p>Past the web-slinging, transforming, and roaring monsters and superheroes are a few films you may not have heard of with talent ranging from Scarlett Johansson to the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman.<p>We've gone through more …

Movies

'Pothole Killer' faster than a four-man road crew

Residents of Florida, the American Southwest and everywhere else where snowfall is greeted with the sort of panic normally reserved for extraterrestrial invasions or the discontinuation of Twinkies, look away. This doesn't concern you.<p>If you live in a land that's been gripped by the Polar Vortex, …

These are the upcoming new cars you WANT to drive

On the way and full of promise.<p><i>From diesel trucks to V8 tire-vaporizers and a slew of Porsche 911 rivals, there are plenty of great new cars for enthusiasts to look forward to in the coming year. All of these arrive shortly—and some will be absolutely stellar. Here's a selection of some of the best</i> …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …