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Zayn Just Teased 30 Seconds Of Totally Hypnotizing New Music

Nearly a year after the release of his debut solo album, <i>Mind of Mine</i>, Zayn has released a 30-second clip of new music that we'd like to curl up …

Music

Kim Kardashian Just Rocked the Most Popular Trend That You Already Own

All black everything aside, going all-out monochromatic can be intimidating — winter white included. It’s a sartorial move that feels at home on the runway, but doesn’t always translate to IRL. But during the NYFW FW17 shows, celebs, street style stars and designers proved that head-to-toe color …

Watch Paul Simon's Ageless And Animated Performance Of 'Wristband'

Paul Simon is ageless and animated in his first-ever performance at Austin City Limits. His hour-long, career-spanning set includes this playfully infectious version of the song "Wristband," from Simon's most recent album, <i>Stranger To Stranger</i>. It's vintage storytelling from Simon as he describes a …

Young Girl Saved From Rubble of Aleppo Building

Aleppo

'Toy Smuggler' Rami Adham Brings Smiles to Syria's Children

HELSINKI — Miral Khalagi was just four years old when soldiers broke into her family's home.<p>The girl's father was tortured and killed while she watched, according to her grandfather. Then they took away her mother, who has not been seen since.<p>Now aged 6, Miral lives in a refugee camp in the Syrian …

Where You Should Eat in the U.S.

When you don't know where to eat—but don't want to waste a meal on some tourist trap—consult our list of 207 of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living. Here, we break it down by region, calling out some of the favorites across America. …

Los Angeles

Bill Streever's 6 favorite books about science

<i>The Voyage of the Beagle</i> <b>by Charles Darwin</b> (Modern Library, $13).<p>Written well before <i>The Origin of Species</i>, Darwin's narrative account ofhis landmark …

Major Cyber Attack On U.S. Power Grid Is Likely

Ted Koppel’s book – ‘Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath‘ – published in October, 2015 – spells out what may be our nation’s greatest risk – a catastrophic shutdown of one or more U.S. power grids.<p>In his New York Times bestselling investigation, Koppel reveals …

What I've Learned About Weight Loss From Decades In The Fitness Industry

A few decades in the fitness industry has given me a lot of time to focus on health and physiques, my own in particular.<p>I've tried a wide variety of …

Weight Loss

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

Islam

21 Habits of Happy People You Can Adopt in 2015

It's the perfect time of year to reflect on and learn from everything that happened in your life in 2014 and to set new inspiring intentions and goals for the year ahead.<p>Here are 21 habits of happy people you can adopt in 2015.<p><b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said, "<i>Holding on to anger is like</i> …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

NASA: 11 trillion gallons needed to end CA drought - CNN.com

This picture taken from a helicopter shows a drought-affected area near Los Altos Hills, California, on Wednesday, July 23. One of California's worst droughts in decades could cost the state's farmers $1.7 billion, a recent study warned. The drought could leave 14,500 workers without jobs in …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

18 Camping Tips Everyone Should Know

<b>Anyone that goes camping knows that it's always good to be well prepared so it makes things a lot easier and more enjoyable. So the next time you go</b> …

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

Why Putin Shot Down MH-17

While investigations continue, at this point most people accept that the missile that shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 was supplied by Russia, came from an area that its separatists controlled and involved training—if not outright participation—from the Russian military.<p>It has also become …

MSU professor writes on legacy of ancient Greece

Ancient Athens can be credited for much of the foundation in today’s society: drama, both tragedy and comedy, and democracy with laws made by the …

An Everyman’s Guide to Survival Gear

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Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.<p>That's what a project that screened more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers on vaccine safety concludes this week. The review appears in the latest edition of the medical journal Pediatrics.<p>The …

Fortune-told

<b>Delphi: A History of the Centre of the Ancient World.</b> By Michael Scott. <i>Princeton University Press; 422 pages; $29.95 and £19.95.</i> Buy from Amazon.com, …

4 Ways to Stick to Your Fitness Routine This Summer

Don't let beach days mess with your workouts—here's how you can have both.<p>As much as you may love the salty aroma of the ocean and warm, sun-kissed skin in the summer, the season has one little blip: You may be tempted to exercise less. In fact, fewer people sign up for workout classes in July and …

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Economics and Big Data - A Match Made In Heaven?

Economics and Big Data – A Match Made In Heaven?<p>By Bill Schmarzo March 11, 2014<p>I’ve said many times that I think there is an important role that …

Big Data

Watch The Live Stream Of Edward Snowden’s SXSW Talk Here

Edward Snowden is set to give his SXSW talk at 12:00 EDT. Thanks to the Texas Tribune, the interview will also be live streamed and the video is embedded below.<p>Christopher Soghoian, the principal technologist of the American Civil Liberties Union, will interview Snowden on the impact of the NSA’s …

3 Emerging Themes From SXSW 2014: They're Not What You Think

Big brands and tiny tech swap knowledge and DNA, while companies continue to try to crack the code of big data.<p>SXSW Interactive is nothing if not a microcosm of what's happening on a mass scale in the rest of the country.<p>In terms of fundamental business practices, key shifts in major markets, and …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …