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Dead-Cinch Thrillers: 4 Books To Get Your Heart Pounding

I've just spent much of the past two weeks on my couch, reading suspense fiction. The result of all that heavy lifting is this list of recommendations — four thrillers, very different in style and MO, but all deadly accurate in their aim to entertain.<p>Innocence; Or, Murder On Steep Street<p>Second …

Books

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? A New Study Has Answers

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Charlie Sheen launches racist Twitter tirade against Barack Obama

Charlie Sheen is at it again: the actor posted a late-night racist tweet about Barack Obama on Thursday, referring to the president as “Barry Satera Kenya” – just the latest rant in the actor’s downward spiral.<p>Sheen, who suffered an infamous meltdown in 2011 that led to his firing from Two and a …

Obama Administration

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley22 hours …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Most Ridiculously Glamorous Fashion Moments on Empire

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

Apple Planning to Launch Streaming TV Service Featuring ABC, CBS, Fox and More

Apple is in talks with programmers including CBS, 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney to launch a subscription-based streaming TV service this fall, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The report, citing sources familiar with the matter, claims that the service would have about 25 channels, cost …

Smart TV

Euro Creeps Higher Against Dollar

Rise comes ahead of Fed’s March policy announcement later this week<p>The euro crept higher against the dollar Tuesday and European stocks slipped, ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March policy announcement Wednesday, which is expected to shed light on the timing of a rise in U.S. interest …

Stock Markets

Many barriers to work/life balance

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week, Google CFO Patrick Pichette made headlines when his resignation memo announcing his retirement surfaced in the media. But the uproar wasn't that Pichette was quitting so much as why.<p>"After nearly seven years as CFO," he began, "I will be retiring from Google to spend more time …

Northern Lights

Kanye West Launches New Zine 'Season'

Kanye West has dabbled in a wide variety of endeavors in the first three months of 2015, with his<p>Kanye West has dabbled in a wide variety of endeavors in the first three months of 2015, with his fashion line, shoe design, music, art curating and more. Now, West can add “magazine editor” to his …

Streetwear

The 15 Best Street Style Beauty Moments from Paris

Parisienne beauty is a study in balance—if hair is expertly coifed, makeup will likely be minimal, while slept-in, rumpled waves are best paired with a showy red lip or swipe of kohl liner. The enigmatic and seemingly effortless brand of glamour specific to the City of Lights was well documented …

There is now a VAIO phone

Will VAIO make smartphones for longer than Sony?<p>VAIO Corporation was formed when Sony sold its laptop business, but now the new company is entering a product category in which Sony still remains: smartphones. The VAIO phone was announced today through Japanese MVNO B-mobile, which is pricing it to …

Fashion and Style Who?

Whenever I decide to get dressed, I am always thinking to myself "how will I express myself today?" When I go outside and people see me, they are always so fascinated by what I have on. They always say "you must have so many clothes in your closet." The funny thing is I feel that my closet is so …

Clothing

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Selma's Senator Not Really Sure What's Going On With That Voting Rights Stuff

WASHINGTON -- It was just last weekend that people flooded into Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches there -- marches that led to the Voting Rights Act.<p>Dozens of lawmakers made the trek, including Democrats who have been desperately seeking Republicans …

Right To Vote

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Michelle Rodriguez apologises for telling minorities to 'stop stealing white superheroes'

The Latino actor Michelle Rodriguez, known for her tough characters in Avatar, Machete and the Fast & Furious franchise, has apologised for her “a tendency to speak without a filter” after she addressed minority actors and film-makers by saying: “Stop stealing all the white people’s superheroes. …

Movies

This time, Hillary will run as a woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> After spending much of her 2008 campaign seemingly running away from the fact that she is a woman, Hillary Clinton is showing signs that 2016 is going to be a different story.<p>It seems that Hillary has found her outer woman, which is to say, she's found the person that she wants to present …

Government

Samsung has a pair of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge videos for your viewing pleasure

Samsung’s new pair of flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, have taken on a vastly different nature than those which came before. In seeking to stem the losses that begun to accumulate last year by working with premium materials and combining them with top-notch specs, Samsung may have …

Acquainted

Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S 'Best Overall' Again In 2015

Well, Tesla Motors seems to have done it again.<p>For the second year in a row, <i>Consumer Reports</i> has named the Tesla Model S its "Best Overall" vehicle …

Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That'll Feed You For Days

We all know that some very decadent recipes can be made in the slow cooker. Between the hot chocolate and nachos, it's easy to forget about dinner altogether and go for the comfort foods that slow cookers do best. But guys, the slow cooker is good at putting together a wholesome meal too -- it does …

The Heartbreaking Story Behind The Lost Kitchen, an Incredible New Restaurant in Freedom, Maine

Two years ago, chef Erin French lost almost everything. Then, in Freedom, Maine, she started anew. Here, recipes from her brilliant restaurant The …

Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

The World's 20 Best Skylines, Ranked

<i>By Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Beauty, as we all learned from watching <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, is a very subjective thing. And while there aren't any cities in the world that people think are beautiful even though they really look like disfigured space aliens, our ideas about what makes a pretty …

Rare birth: Baby born completely encased in amniotic sac

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a rare feat right out of the womb.<p>Days before he's scheduled to leave the hospital, he's already gone viral on social media because he was born 'en caul.'<p>Silas was completely encased in his amniotic sac, said Los Angeles' …

Parenting

The next 10 years in car tech will make the last 30 look like just a warm-up

“It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”<p>Sure, it’s a wry remark about the accuracy of superfluous prognostication but that …

Speeding up the battle against slowing minds

Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means watching their shared memories slip away.<p>“Close couples are joint custodians of each other’s …

Dementia

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …