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Pope refuses to equate Islam with violence

Pope Francis refused to equate Islam with violence on Sunday, saying Catholics could be just as deadly and warning Europe was pushing its young towards terrorism.<p>"I don't think it is right to equate Islam with violence," he told journalists during his return from a trip to Poland.<p>Pope Francis …

These Are the End Times: 12 Memorable Closing Lines

Last week we reveled in some of literature’s most audacious opening lines; but this week we’ve become that impatient reader who flips straight to the last page. Sewing a story up neatly is almost as difficult as beginning one in the first place, but many authors have still managed to blow us away …

Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

• E/V Nautilus team find likely sea slug 5,000ft below sea off Santa Barbara<br>• Analysis reveals foot and proboscis, making it ‘a gastropod of some kind’<p>More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow under …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics

Adele Reveals Her Favorite Breakup Songs: 'I Do Embrace the Fact That I'm Heartbroken'

“I mope around for a little while,” says Adele of her post-breakup routine. “I do embrace the fact that I’m heartbroken. I don’t move on quickly. I …

Music

The Evolution of Maternity Style

See how pregnancy fashion has changed over the years.<p>From billowing dresses and maternity corsets intended to conceal a woman's baby bump to the bodycon trend seen on expectant mothers today, see how pregnancy fashion has changed over the years.

The Best Vacations for Every Type of Couple (Including Work Wives)

If the summer heat wave has you daydreaming of your next escape, we're here to help. Plane tickets are more fun to purchase than air conditioners …

13-year-old slams Donald Trump

13-year-old comedian Lori Mae Hernandez roasted Donald Trump during her stand-up routine on NBC's talent show, "America's Got Talent."

Donald Trump

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

A Brief History of the Hawaiian Plate Lunch

The raw Hawaiian fish dish poke is spreading to the mainland like wild fire these days, but the Aloha State's most famous native dish is arguably the Hawaiian plate lunch. If you’re not familiar with this specialty of the 50th state, you should be. If nothing else, consider it a patriotic duty: …

Walmart and Target are refusing to surrender to Amazon

The online retailer leader has invested heavily in infrastructure including a nationwide network of warehouses, robots which help ship orders, and even predictive technology that helps the company know what a customer plans to buy before he or she orders it.<p>Amazon even has a pioneering deal with …

Walmart

12 New Restaurants Coming Soon to Chicago

<i>BRIDGEPORT</i>—Construction is winding down on <b>Kimski</b>, the new Korean-Polish mashup restaurant from and next door to Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar. The interesting-looking space is nearly finished and owner Ed Marszewksi is hoping to open within a month or two.<p><i>RIVER NORTH—</i> Breakfast favorite</b> …

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Revive Your Old Laptop Without Spending a Dime

A whole new life awaits your old laptop with Neverware’s CloudReady Chrome-based software<p>By<p>Joanna Stern<p>Joanna Stern<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoannaStern<p>JoannaStern<p>joanna.stern@wsj.com<p><i>Lenovo ThinkPad T400, beloved laptop, was laid to rest after its slowing hard drive and spinning hourglass</i> …

Laptops

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12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Living Rooms

Augmented Reality on iOS Tablets with Occipital's Structure Sensor

On 1 November 2013, Occipital received $1,290,440, by way of Kickstarter, to fund the production of their Structure Sensor. Functional models began shipment in June 2014 and ever since, the brand, its software and accompanying iOS app have been in further development—advancing a first-of-a-kind …

If You Love Pie Crust, You Must Try Deep-Dish Pie

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: If you consider the crust to be the best part of a pie, stop what you're doing</i> …

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Physics

The June Oven has better specs than the new MacBook and was designed by former Apple and Path engineers

What do you get when a group of engineers with Apple, Digg, and Path on their resumes hunker down in a kitchen for months on end? Evidently, a smart oven that has double the processing power of the latest MacBook and a near Retina display. The June Oven literally aims to cook your food for you with …

The ultimate lifeline: this $60 power bank can jump start your car and charge your iPhone

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>This Anker 10000mAh Power Bank is only 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.2-inches (fits in a glovebox) and not only can it jump start your car, but it …

Powerbank

Dell wireless mono laser printer, scanner and copier $65 shipped (Reg. $80)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Staples has the Dell Computer (B1163w) Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer, Scanner and Copier for only <b>$64.99</b> shipped. That’s $55 …

Scanners

iClever Bluetooth 4.0 Hands-Free Car Kit + Dual USB Car Charger $25 Prime shipped (Reg. $30)

Hisgadget via Amazon is offering the iClever Himbox HB01 Bluetooth 4.0 Hands-Free Car Kit with Dual USB Car Charger for $29.99, but code <b>3ELYG3IQ</b> will drop your total to $24.99. It ships free for Prime members or on orders of $35 or more. That’s $5+ under the regular price and the best we can find …

Handsfree

The Remarkable Ambition and Chaos of Ferran Adrià's ElBulli Lab

Chef Ferran Adria quite literally wants to change the world.<p>Here are some of the things <b>Ferran Adrià's ElBulli Lab</b> brings to mind, in no particular order: Willy Wonka, Willy Loman, <i>Middlemarch</i>, <i>The Big Lebowski</i>, Ray Bradbury, <i>Marat/Sade</i>, <i>Going Clear</i>, <i>Gulliver's Travels</i>, community theater, and a …

Beyond the Cover: Japanese Kitchen Knives

<i>We’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but what about its photography, layout, typefaces, paper—and how they all interact with each other? Each week, we’ll be sharing a book spread that’s worth taking a close look at for one reason or another. And we’ll ask you: What do you think about</i> …

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …

How I nearly became hooked on a $335 laptop bag

When I was first approached about checking out the WaterField Designs $335 Rough Rider messenger bag, it occurred to me that I've never written about something as decidedly non-technical before. Let's face it: When I plop down my case and begin unloading my work stuff, my focus has always been on …

Sewing

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …