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Trump beats Obama at the lying game

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even the harshest critics of Donald Trump have to concede that the President excels at one thing -- lying. And he does so far more than his predecessor ever dared to. As the Washington Post recently quantified, Trump has served up over 3,000 lies or misleading statements since taking …

Donald Trump

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New York attorney general on Thursday sued President Donald Trump's charitable foundation along with its directors -- the President, his sons Eric and Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka -- alleging they violated state and federal charities law.<p>Attorney General Barbara Underwood alleges a …

Donald Trump

The geometry that could reveal the true nature of space-time

FOR years after the physicist Richard Feynman died, his 1970s yellow-and-tan Dodge minivan lay rusting in a garage near Pasadena, California. When it …

Physics

Can a Nap Boost Brain Health?

Are you feeling a little guilty about your daily, mid-afternoon snooze? Don’t. Research shows that catching a few ZZZs after lunch can be good for …

Sleep

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad

How fathers contribute to their kids' lives<p>Are dads dispensable? A lot of scholars and writers weighing in on fatherhood these days have come to the conclusion that they are. As Jennifer Aniston, for example, once put the point in the high-profile context of a press conference: "Women are realizing …

Read This Before You Hang Up New Artwork

These seven tips will teach you how to create a home gallery like a pro.<p>Whether you’re hanging artwork in a new home or adding recently acquired pieces to an existing collection, doing it <i>just right</i> requires a careful eye and a bit of finesse. Follow our pointers below to create a polished display …

Mockups

Hilarious dad video for any parent who needs a break

If you're a parent in need of a break, which is pretty much anyone with kids, you need to see this video.<p>The premise of this hilarious medication …

Jokes

Mousr

GET READY TO SPOIL YOUR CAT.<p><b>Bring the excitement</b> of a cartoon cat and mouse chase right into your living room! Mousr's suite of sensors and built-in …

Living Rooms

Our Brains Instantly Make Two Copies of Each Memory — NOVA Next | PBS

For decades, we’ve thought that memories were formed in two distinct stages—short-term first, then long-term later.<p>We might be wrong.<p>New research …

The Brain

Why the old way of parenting no longer works

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every couple of years a book or article arrives diagnosing parents with catastrophic spinelessness. The power pyramid has been inverted, they warn, and the children are in, and therefore out of, control.<p>"Command. Don't ask. Don't negotiate," instructs Leonard Sax in his 2016 book "The …

Parenting

The Story Museum

An Oxford museum where visitors can have tea with the Mad Hatter and climb through the wardrobe to a fantasy land.<p>Alice’s Wonderland, Narnia and …

Coats

Japan’s never-ending struggle to keep poverty at bay

The first coverage of poverty in Japan’s weekly business magazines may be traced back the spring of 2009, when Weekly Diamond, in its March 21 ...

Poverty

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) …

Nature

Vegan and Gluten Free Twix Bars

Combine the chocolate and coconut oil in a heat safe bowl and melt either over a double boiler or in the microwave, heating at 30 second intervals …

Dessert

On the Trail with Turkey’s Wolf-Fighting Dogs

Eighteen-month-old Haylaz is eager to swallow a revolting-looking mound of sheep entrails. The 130-pound dog strains at his chain leash as Ali Yuksek struggles to control him. “Haylaz is a strong dog, but he’s also the most difficult and the most annoying,” Yuksek says. Haylaz is a Kangal dog, one …

Pets

A Dad, A Daughter, A Disappearing Act: Love And Mourning On Father's Day

My father has always been disappearing from my life.<p>The first time he did so was right after my teenage mother told him she was pregnant with me.<p>Over the next few years, he would suddenly reappear and disappear. It was never in person, but through telephone calls and letters across the ocean from …

West Indies

The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments

Though writing down daily events may seem mundane, participants in a recent study were happy to have records of them in the future.<p>At Christmastime, my brother, my father, and our chocolate Labrador pile into the car to drive across the state of Washington to see my grandparents. We’ve been doing …

Meet the Press

50+ Secret Things to Do in Italy

We got our network of contributors to dish on the places they only share with their closest friends.<p>For our Italy issue, we asked the most knowledgeable people we could think of about their favorite places all over the country: where they found the best cacio e pepe, spent quiet afternoons in …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says.<p>The research suggests that genes aren't what's driving the decline in IQ scores, according to the study, published Monday.<p>Norwegian researchers analyzed the IQ scores of …

Research

Woman Who Doesn’t Use Facebook Completely Out Of Touch With Friends’ Prejudices

SACRAMENTO, CA—Admitting that her lack of a Facebook account often leaves her feeling disconnected, local woman Laura Starling confirmed Wednesday …

Social Media

The World's Scariest Airports to Fly Into Photos

Of all modes of transportation, airplanes are statistically the safest way to travel. According to a study conducted from 2000 to 2009 by Ian Savage, economics professor at Northwestern University, airplanes caused the least number of passenger deaths per one billion miles traveled (0.07), while …

Marcus Aurelius on What His Father Taught Him About Humility, Honor, Kindness, and Integrity

<b>Marcus Aurelius</b> is considered the last of Ancient Rome’s Five Good Emperors, but he is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to philosophy as one of the most influential Stoics. His proto-blog <b>Meditations</b> (<i>public library</i>; <i>free download</i>) is as much a portal into his inner life as a record of …

Albert Einstein's Travel Diaries Reveal Racist Comments

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Dave Roos<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>Albert Einstein's Travel Diaries Reveal Racist …

Albert Einstein

5 Unforgettable World Cup Moments

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Jonathon Rogers<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>5 Unforgettable World Cup …

A+E Networks

The Man Who Inspired Father’s Day Was a Single Dad and a Civil War Vet

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Dave Roos<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>The Man Who Inspired Father’s Day Was a Single Dad and a Civil War Vet<p>URL<p>…

War

Eat the Same Breakfast Every Day

Steve Jobs was famous for his black turtleneck sweaters. Mark Zuckerberg wears the same gray t-shirt every day. And President Obama only wears blue suits. It’s not because they’re lazy. It’s just that they focus better on the stuff that matters most when they cut out extraneous decisions, like what …

Criminal Charges Filed Against Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes, Sunny Balwani

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former chief operating officer Sunny Balwani have been charged with defrauding investors, doctors and …

Elizabeth Holmes

Giant Black Hole Swallows a Star and Belches Out a Superfast Particle Jet

A decade-long international effort to track a star’s death by black hole could lift the veil on galaxy formation in the early universe

Universe