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Emanuel's police plan calls for every street cop to be equipped with Taser by summer

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce changes in tactics and training for Chicago police on Wednesday, including a goal for every officer on street duty to be equipped with a Taser by summer.<p>A few details of the announcement were released late Tuesday night, and they seemed aimed at addressing …

The One Challenge Standing Between You And Total Happiness

<i>"I want to be happy. Truly happy."</i><p>If you ask most people what they want out of life, that will be the answer. Many of us are eager to find happiness, increase our happiness or hold on longer to happiness, but we have trouble defining exactly what "happiness" looks like and, therefore, how to get …

Happiness

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

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Nutrition

Calvin and Hobbes’ Top 5 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”</i>One the best things when I …

Calvin and Hobbes

How to Eat Sugar to Lose Weight

As it turns out, how the sweet stuff affects your weight has a lot to do with what sugar-laden foods you eat, when you eat them, and what you pair them with, says dietician Georgie Fear, R.D., author of <i>Lean Habits for Lifelong Weight Loss</i>. So instead of forcing yourself through sugar withdrawals, …

The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …

Vinegar

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

Uber Security Breach Exposes 50,000 Drivers

Last year Uber suffered a security breach. Now it’s saying that the name and driver’s license number of up to 50,000 drivers could be in the hands of a third party.<p>The Los Angeles Times reports that the company’s databases had been accessed by an unknown third party twice in 2014. In one instance, …

Android News

Sacrilegious moment on 'House of Cards' has viewers doing a spit-take

<b>Warning: This post discusses in detail episodes 4 and 5 (Chapters 30 and 31) fromHouse of Cards Season 3. Read with caution. You can find coverage of</b> …

Panasonic TC-65CX850U TV First Look: 4K, HDR And Firefox Make It One To Watch

Following a pretty indifferent 2014, Panasonic’s 2015 television range is thankfully looking much more promising. I’ve had the chance now to get up close and personal with a variety of the brand’s new TVs at both the Las Vegas CES in January and a European product unveiling held in Frankfurt this …

Televisions

Prince William in Japan: controversial visit to Fukushima during visit

Accusations from victims of 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster that Duke, who will eat and drink local produce, being used as a stooge by Japan’s prime minister to promote his pro-nuclear policies<p>The <b>Duke of Cambridge</b> has arrived in <b>Japan</b> for the start of a seven-day tour of the Far East that is likely …

Prince William starts first Japan visit _ with green tea

TOKYO (AP) — Britain's Prince William had afternoon tea on his first visit to Japan on Thursday, but it was green and served by a master in the Japanese ceremonial art in a traditional tea house.<p>William began his four-day stay with the tea ceremony, an almost sacred dance-like ritual, at Hama Rikyu …

Japan