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54 Extraordinary Kodachrome Slides That Reveal Everyday Life of the U.S in the 1940s

Charles Weever Cushman (1896-1972) is an amateur photographer and Indiana University alumnus, bequeathed approximately 14,500 Kodachrome color slides …

Photographer: Beware ImageRights International

Notable American photographer Kalliope Amorphous has published a warning to other photographers who are considering protecting their copyright using …

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

Alcohol

5 Paradoxical Ways to Capture the Elusive Art of Creativity

On the surface, the notion of “creativity” sounds elusive. Coming up with a unique insight to produce an idea, song, poem or solution to a problem …

Creativity

Want To Teach Your Kids Self-Control? Ask A Cameroonian Farmer

In the 1960s, a Stanford psychologist ran an experiment to study children's self-control.<p>It's called the marshmallow test. And it's super simple.<p>Kids ages 3 to 5 choose a treat — an Oreo cookie, a pretzel stick or a marshmallow. Then researchers give the child brief instructions: You can eat the …

Are You A Parenting "Know It All"?

All funny writers want to be Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, or Shirley Jackson if they're writing about family life. Bombeck, Kerr and Jackson cut their …

Parenting

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.<p>On Wednesday …

Donald Trump

Ethics Group Says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's Retweet Violated A Federal Law

A watchdog group says a top Trump appointee violated a federal law by retweeting one of President Trump's tweets.<p>In a letter sent Tuesday to the Office of Special Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) requested an investigation into whether the U.S. ambassador to the …

Gadgets News | The Next Web

All stories in Gadgets<p>This TV-shaped speaker is the cutest gadget to grace your nightstand<p>Shenzhen, China-based hardware brand Lofree is slowly making a name for itself in the world of tech accessories. Its latest ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>The Moto Z3 Play brings dual cameras, more battery, and small …

Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

President Trump, who is fond of dining at his Trump International Hotel near the White House, will have some company Wednesday — a roomful of people who paid as much as $35,000 or $100,000 each to be there.<p>The money will go to two joint fundraising operations — Trump Victory, which will take in …

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

Replication

E-ssential!

We breathe, therefore we need vitamin E. As a major antioxidant, the vitamin polices the astonishingly rogue substance that uncoupled oxygen can be …

Wellness

Real Estate Firm With Ties To Trump May Build The New FBI Headquarters

In ordinary times, New York-based Vornado Realty Trust would be a natural candidate to take on a major construction project such as the long-awaited rebuilding of FBI headquarters.<p>As with so much about the Trump era, however, the ordinary rules don't apply.<p>A commercial real estate firm, Vornado is …

This Mind-Bending Video Was Created Using Paint, Oil, and Liquid Soap

Artistic filmmaker Thomas Blanchard is back with another mesmerizing experimental video, combining forces with Oilhack to create this otherworldly 2 …

Photographer’s Ephemeris 3D Brings Sun Tracking to a New Dimension

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a popular app that allows you to plan a landscape shoot by showing you the position of the Sun and Moon. Essentially, …

American Teens Are Living a Very Sedentary Life

It's gotten bad<p>American teenagers are as inactive as 60-year-olds, a new study reveals.<p>The study, which was published in <i>Preventive Medicine</i>, analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey from 2003-2004 and 2005-2006. They had 12,500 people from ages 6-84 wear activity …

'Grave concerns' over the Trump administration's view toward civil rights prompts new investigation

The United States Commission on Civil Rights unanimously approved an investigation, citing concerns about the impacts that budget cuts and staffing shortages could have on agencies designed to uphold civil-rights protections<p>The investigation was prompted after funding and personnel cuts were …

Photographer captures illegal mammoth tusk hunting in a striking photo series

Sometimes, photos tell incredible stories you find hard to believe. A Radio Free Europe photographer Amos Chapple tells a story that’s exactly like …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance

When I started my career at <i>The Washington Post</i> in the late 1990s, the newsroom wore a dusty, outdated look as if it were paying homage to its legendary past. The <i>Post</i> of today occupies an updated building on D.C.'s renowned K Street, in modern, glass-walled offices with a Silicon Valley …

Journalism

10+ Of The Oldest Color Photos Showing What The World Looked Like 100 Years Ago

When you think of old photographs, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning photographs from the turn …

The Fujifilm GFX 50S’s High ISO Quality is Insane

The Fujifilm GFX 50S‘s ISO invariance makes it so easy to shoot the Milky Way that it’s not even funny. I was able to take an “impossible” shot, …

Donald Trump's new FBI director pick has Russian ties of his own

Christopher Wray looks good on paper, but his law firm represents Russian-controlled oil companies.<p>On paper, Christopher Wray appears to be an excellent choice to serve as the next FBI director. He has "impeccable" academic credentials (Yale law school) and has had a decades-long distinguished …

Donald Trump

British Police Make First Arrest via Facial Recognition Camera Van

In a story that's either a case of camera and computer technology taking a step forward or another nail in the coffin of privacy, the South Wales …

The 30 most-followed accounts on Instagram

Instagram gives us a fleeting glimpse into the lifestyles of the rich and the famous: the tropical destinations they’re visiting, the new outfits …

Kids Are Quoting Trump To Bully Their Classmates And Teachers Don’t Know What To Do About It

BuzzFeed News reviewed more than 50 reports of school bullying since the election and found that kids nationwide are using Trump’s words to taunt their classmates. If the president can say those things, why can’t they?<p><b>Donald Trump’s campaign</b> and election have added an alarming twist to school …

Why You Should Always Put Weight Training Before Cardio

One of the biggest fitness questions is whether cardio should be done before or after you lift weights. Most advise to do it in whatever order feels …

Avocado Pizza Is Here to Give Cauliflower Pizza a Run for Its Money

Avocado has been creeping into our diet in interesting ways for quite some time now. Once reserved for outrageous guacamoles, the antioxidant-rich superfood eventually made its way into toast territory and has been integrated into <i>all</i> kinds of tasty snacks since then: ice cream, chocolate, lattes, …

How to create when you're just not 'feeling it'.

After reading 'The War of Art' by Steven Pressfield, I'm sharing some thoughts on my own resistance and how I push through to create regardless. - …