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Self-Driving Chairs Are Coming

Nissan's ProPILOT chair will make waiting in line autonomous<p>There's no shortage of car companies working on autonomous automobiles. Lyft is planning a subscription service, Tesla has shipped their vehicles with the feature, and Uber currently offers self-driving cabs for folks living in Pittsburgh. …

Nissan

An unlikely company is crushing America's biggest clothing stores

An unlikely company has suddenly catapulted to the top of the fashion world: Amazon.<p>Amazon is now the biggest seller of clothes online in the US, with its apparel sales totaling $16.3 billion last year, Bloomberg reports.<p>That's more than the combined online sales of Macy's, Nordstrom, Kohl's, Gap, …

Amazon

A Rare Black Moon Is Gracing Our Skies This Friday

Your weekend is about to get astronomically better.<p>This September ends with the eerily named black moon rising.<p>On Friday night, watch for this relatively rare lunar event ― something that hasn’t happened since March 2014, according to AccuWeather.<p>So you’re probably wondering what a black moon is. …

Science

NASA says it may have spotted water plumes on Jupiter's moon

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could a second celestial object in our solar system host living organisms?<p>NASA says its astronomers may have spotted water vapor plumes erupting on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa.<p>Europa, which is about the size of earth's moon, is thought to be one of the most promising places to look …

NASA

Ancient Roman coins found in ruined Japanese castle

<b>(CNN) —</b> When archeologist Hiroyuki Miyagi heard that a bunch of ancient Roman and Ottoman coins had been unearthed from the ruins of an old castle in Okinawa, he initially thought it was a hoax.<p>"I couldn't believe they'd found coins from the Roman empire in Kasturen castle," Miyagi, who works at …

Japan

WHO: Excessive air pollution affects 92 percent of people

GENEVA (AP) — More than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and other problems, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.<p>The U.N. health agency said in a new report that 92 percent of people live in areas …

Pollution

How fungi kill millions globally

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do you think of when you hear the word fungi? Mushrooms? Athlete's foot? General mold?<p>Whatever comes to mind, the fact is that when most of us think of fungal infections, we think of something mild and unpleasant at best.<p>But these tiny organisms can be fatal and kill an estimated 1.5 …

Fungi

Iraq opens new antiquities museum in Basra

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq opened a new antiquities museum in the southern city of Basra on Tuesday with pottery, coins and other artifacts dating back more than 2,000 years.<p>Only one hall was opened due to a shortage of funds, Qahtan al-Obaid, the museum director, told The Associated Press by telephone. …

War

First 'three person baby' born using new method

<b>The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, New Scientist reveals.</b><p>The five-month-old boy has the usual DNA from his mum and dad, plus a tiny bit of genetic code from a donor.<p>US doctors took the unprecedented step to ensure the baby boy would be free of a …

U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel

The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva.<p>This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations' Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, a body that reports to the …

Racism

Greenland's receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

A top-secret cold war US military project and the toxic waste it conceals, which had been thought buried forever beneath the Greenland ice cap, are likely to be uncovered by rising temperatures within decades, scientists have warned.<p>Camp Century was excavated by the US army engineering corps in …

Greenland

Charmian Carr, Liesl von Trapp in ‘The Sound of Music’ Film, Dies at 73

Charmian Carr, who portrayed the eldest von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in the movie version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music,” died on Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 73.<p>The cause was complications of a rare form of dementia, her spokesman, Harlan Boll, said.<p>Ms. Carr is perhaps best …

Entertainment

Arnold Palmer, the Magnetic Face of Golf in the ’60s, Dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, thrilling tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, attracted a following known as Arnie’s Army and made him one of the most popular athletes in the world, died on Sunday evening in Pittsburgh. He …

Arnold Palmer

Norwegians now can change genders legally with a mouse click

HAUGESUND, Norway (AP) — Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says "M."<p>"That means male," Anna says, running her finger across the document. "In …

Norway

When is Google's birthday - and why are people confused?

Google is now officially an adult. The internet giant is celebrating its 18th birthday on Tuesday with an animated Doodle shown to web browsers around the world.<p>The company, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, traditionally marks its birthday on the Google homepage on September …

Google

Coming soon: Nursing rooms at bus interchanges, MRT stations

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People around the world are obsessed with this household decluttering method

If you haven't heard of Marie Kondo by now, you've been living under a rock — or at least a very large pile of things you should throw away.<p>Kondo is a Japanese lifestyle celebrity known for helping people decrease clutter and straighten up their homes for good. Her book — "The Life-Changing Magic …

Lifestyle

Discover Your Home's Decor Personality: 11 Organic Modern Room Inspirations

Organic modern is for you if you're drawn to minimal, modern interiors, but still crave a little bit of warmth. Black, gray and white reign supreme …

A Home Decor Collection That Will Inspire Major Wanderlust

Do you crave adventure? Maybe you daydream constantly about your next big trip, or read Rick Steve's travel guides in your spare time (guilty!). If …

How to Set Up Your Home Office on a Shoestring Budget

Scrappy entrepreneurs can still set up a beautiful office space.<p><i>By Peter Daisyme, special adviser to Due.</i><p>It's taken me a while to create the perfect home office setup. When I started out as an entrepreneur, I set up a desk on one side of the room and added a desktop computer, an internet connection …

Home Offices

8 surprising factors that can affect your home's value

Surprise! You might know more about real estate than you think. For example, you know that square footage, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, lot …

25 of the most iconic images of Earth taken from space

Just a pale blue dot.<p>When people and robots launch into space on far-off missions, it's a quiet tradition to briefly turn back toward Earth and take …

27 Insanely Clever Things To Finally Organize Your Messy Garage

In case you want to actually park your car in there.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>1. This sturdy overhead storage system designed to fit snugly above a raised garage door will get goods up off …

Personal Organizing

Yahoo faces questions after hack of half a billion accounts

Yahoo’s admission that the personal data of half a billion users has been stolen by “state-sponsored” hackers leaves pressing questions unanswered, according to security researchers.<p>Details, including names, email addresses, phone numbers and security questions were taken from the company’s network …

Yahoo

Brad Pitt spoke with law enforcement over family incident

(CNN)Brad Pitt spoke with Los Angeles authorities recently about an incident involving one of his children with Angelina Jolie, who filed for divorce this week.<p>A source with knowledge of the situation said Thursday: "[Brad] is taking this very seriously and he's cooperated. He has always worked …

Brad Pitt

Tip Of The Week: Photographing The Colors Of Fall

Autumn has arrived. The days grow shorter, a morning chill permeates the air, many large mammals begin their rut, deciduous trees create landscapes …

The best and worst sugars to eat before your workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many experts tout sugar as public health enemy number one. Considering eating too much of it can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, the title does make sense. Also because most people overconsume it.<p>The American Heart Association recommends that women eat no more than six …

Nutrition

7 Easy Organizing Tricks You’ll Actually Want To Try

Ideas for all around your home.<p>1. Revamp your drawer freezer by categorizing everything in deep, narrow bins.<p>You’ll have to find the right ones for your particular dimensions so you don’t lose space, but it makes it so much easier to find what you’re looking for! Read more about it and see the …

Autumn Leaves

What's The Greatest Logo Of All Time?

From IBM to I ❤ NY, designers at Pentagram, Moving Brands, Under Consideration, and more pick their favorites.<p>A logo is meant to be a brand's most enduring symbol, a graphic totem that distills a company's essence down into a single graphical mark that is beautiful, flexible, and memorable. …

Logos

Funny Pictures – September 23, 2016

My dad is claustrophobic and needs to have an MRI scan. He’s practicing.<p>The purple trail is hard work.<p>Forbes vs Nasa.<p>Parents of the year.<p>Chinese …