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16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Microsoft Office

16 Home Improvement Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

The US House of Representatives just voted to fence out Syrian refugees

The US House of Representatives, in a 289-137 vote, passed a measure that would make it even harder for refugees from Syria and Iraq to enter the United States.<p>The bill, pushed through today (Nov. 19) by Republican leadership, would only allow refugees from those countries to come in after personal …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Floyd Mayweather Denies Part in 50 Cent's Ronda Rousey Taunt After 1st UFC Loss

Floyd Mayweather Jr. took a potshot at Ronda Rousey on Sunday in the wake of her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, according to his close friend 50 Cent, although the legendary boxer later issued a denial.<p>The post had Rousey edited onto a famous image of fictional character Apollo Creed …

Boxing

One Woman’s Pancake Rampage Is A Fitting Lesson In Deplorable Restaurant Etiquette

A too-good-to-be-true pancake deal turned out to be exactly that, at least where a Chicagoan was concerned. Natasha West visited a local Denny’s (on November 6) under the impression that purchasing one $4 all-you-can-eat pancake fest could legitimately feed a whole table. West proceeded to divvy up …

Crime

Inside the Obama-Putin power huddle

<b>Antalya, Turkey (CNN) —</b> It is a curious thing, at a summit as big as the G-20, to see world leaders just mingling together in their downtime between sessions.<p>Europe wants G20 to help with refugee crisis<p>Suddenly the video on the big screen in the press room, piped in from a remote camera provided by …

Russia

'NCIS' actress Pauley Perrette: 'I almost died tonight'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "NCIS" actress Pauley Perrette was attacked in front of her Hollywood home Thursday night and left "shaken and traumatized," she tweeted.<p>"On my street, I was jumped by a VERY psychotic homeless man," she wrote.<p>The man grabbed Perrette, pinned her arm, punched her in the nose and forehead …

Human Rights

We Are All Parisians, Again

WASHINGTON -- Once again, we are all Parisians.<p>Once again, the ideals of freedom and peace are under attack on the very streets that helped give birth to the idea that you can’t have one without the other in modern life.<p>Once again, President Barack Obama went to a podium in Washington to declare …

Barack Obama

How the US and UK tracked down and killed Jihadi John

The killing of Mohammed Emwazi, also known as Jihadi John, was the culmination of 15 months of intensive intelligence work by MI6, GCHQ and the CIA<p>For Jihadi John, death could not have been more different than that of his victims. While his hostages suffered unimaginable horror as he beheaded them, …

Why the Mighty BRIC Nations Have Finally Broken

The BRICS–those once hot emerging markets including Brazil, Russia, India, and China–have been beleaguered for some time. Brazil and Russia are in …

Stock Markets

Former Navy SEAL commander explains the philosophy that made his unit the most decorated of the Iraq War

In the early stages of the Iraq War, US Navy SEAL officer Jocko Willink needed to find a way to get his men to comply with new standards of collecting and cataloging evidence in the battlefield.<p>The typical behavior of ransacking a building, smashing furniture, and tearing down curtains to uncover …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

10 All-Natural, DIY Cleaners to Scrub Every Inch of Your Home

The next time you have a sink to scrub or a window to wipe, just raid your cupboards. Everyday products like club soda (the bubbles help break down …

DIY

Vintage Map DIY Project Ideas

(Image credit: BHG)<p>One of my favorite things to do when I was little was pull out my parents' National Geographic atlas and pore over it while lying …

Living Rooms

Take that: Putin says Russia will build weapons capable of piercing US missile shield

Russia will counter NATO's U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.<p>Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to "neutralize" Russia's strategic …

Incredible NASA footage shows UFO beaming light on Earth just before transmission is cut

Check out this incredible NASA footage which seems to show a UFO beaming light on Earth just before transmission is cut by NASA.<p>NASA is at it again. …

Megyn Kelly

Halle Berry's Ex-Husband David Justice Rants About Their Marriage on Twitter: 'I Had to Say Something'

Halle Berry’s ex-husband David Justice is speaking out on her divorce from Olivier Martinez.<p>Justice, a former professional baseball player, took to …

Robin Williams’ widow opens up about his suicide: “It was not depression that killed Robin”

Susan Williams spoke to Good Morning America about her husband’s struggles with Lewy Body Dementia<p>In her first interview since her husband’s suicide last August, Robin Williams' widow Susan Williams opened up to "Good Morning America," saying it was not depression that killed her husband, but the …

Mental Health

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

China’s Dangerous War Talk About the South China Sea

The air and sea shadow boxing could lead to a bloody brawl with the U.S., warns the head of China’s navy. And the warning itself is the scary …

11 Things Those Who Love A Person With Mental Illness Should Know

Relationships are challenging for anyone, but for someone battling a mental health condition, that illness can often hinder more than help. A mental health disorder acts like a magnifying glass to problems. It convinces the sufferer that they don't deserve someone's affection. It can cause them to …

Mental Health

5 Major Hollywood Mysteries

Hollywood is not all glitz, glamour, and cinema. A lot of things happen behind closed doors—so much so that what is considered the "truth" is not …

The Joker May Have A Very Different Role In Suicide Squad Than We Thought

2 years ago<p>How much Joker do we think we are going to get in <i>Suicide Squad</i>? David Ayer’s ensemble supervillain piece ramped up its marketing recently, …

Comic Books

The Senate, ignorant on cybersecurity, just passed a bill about it anyway

This is the state of such legislation in this country, where lawmakers wanted to do something but, by passing Cisa, just decided to cede more power to the NSA<p>Under the vague guise of “cybersecurity”, the Senate voted on Tuesday to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa), a spying bill …

Surveillance

Wes Anderson would like to make a horror movie

Hitting on an idea so obvious that even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> has touched on it—and providing a nice bit of synergy with our own ongoing Horrors …

Horror

Here's what archaeologists found in a warrior's grave that's been untouched for 3,500 years

The discovery, in the words of one of the archaeologists who uncovered it, was "the find of a lifetime."<p>The tomb of a Bronze Age warrior left untouched for more than 3,500 years and packed to the brim with precious jewelry, weapons and riches has been unearthed in southwestern Greece, according to …

John Kasich criticizes Trump, Carson

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R). REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>A visibly frustrated Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) blasted his party's two presidential front-runners at a rally preceding Wednesday's debate.<p>"Do you know how crazy this election is? Let me tell you something. I've about had it with these people," Kasich …

Republicans

China says it warned and tracked U.S. warship in South China Sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese ships and aircraft warned and tracked a U.S. Navy warship Tuesday as it came close to reefs claimed by China in contested waters in the South China Sea.<p>Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview that the U.S. …

China