Beth Cole

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Tamron's Tuesday Trend: High-tech beauty tools to save your skin

Technology has permeated almost every part of our lives, so why should beauty be any different? While soap, water and our own two hands usually do the trick, Bahar Takhtehchian of Shape Magazine explains to TODAY why these new tools are definitely worth an investment.<p><b>To clean skin:</b><p>Foreo Luna Mini, …

Ukraine, rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while …

Russia

Alan and Judy Gross To Be Among First Lady's Guests at State of the Union

Alan Gross, the government subcontractor who recently returned to the United States after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba, will be a guest of first lady Michelle Obama at Tuesday's State of the Union speech, the White House said Monday.<p>Gross will be joined by his wife, Judy, in the first …

Cuba

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

Hot Looks: Everyday Cleansers

A few cleansers to try for matte to glowing skin.<p><b>Lancôme Eau Fraîche Douceur Micellar Cleansing Water Face, Eyes, Lips____:</b> This cleansing water helps refresh the skin while instantly removing makeup and dirt buildup. Gentle and toning, it helps the skin look clear and revitalized. Plus, nothing …

Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …

Chinese attacks cost U.S. Defense Department over $100M

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock/karen roach<p>Chinese army hackers apparently caused more than $100 million worth of damage to U.S. …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

The Heartland’s best hits: top Kansas sights along I-70

This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …

Mohamed Morsi rails against Sisi ‘coup’ at Egypt espionage trial

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi gave evidence in his espionage trial for the first time on Sunday, launching into a tirade against his successor, whom he accused of removing him in a coup.<p>Morsi, Egypt’s first freely elected president, was toppled by former army chief and now president, …

Middle East

How to structure, design and understand collaboration

The theory<p>Design process<p>One of the many models for structuring the design process is Design Council's Double Diamond model. The model attempts to …

Why Happiness and Purpose Can't Be Found In A Bucket List

<b>“There is no need to reach high for the stars. They are already within you. Just reach deep into yourself!” ~Unknown</b><p>Bucket lists. One hundred things …

7 Unconventional Answers to Life's most Pressing Problems

<b>Do you ever watch personal development videos on You Tube?</b><p>I do. I used to watch them all the time and one day, about a year and a half ago, two …

Michael Jordan

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

Israeli helicopter strike in Syria kills five Hezbollah members

Attack hits convoy of Jihad Moughniyah, son of group’s late military leader, near Israeli-occupied Golan Heights<p>An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed five members of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement, including the son of the group’s late military leader Imad Moughniyah, sources close to …

Middle East

Sophia Loren, peeking out from behind a newspaper, 1964. See 19 photos of Loren shot by her good friend, LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt: http://ti.me/1C9AdXF (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Facebook Wants To Automatically Transcribe Your Voice Messages

Why type when Facebook can do it for you?<p>A new feature for the Facebook Messenger app will automatically transcribe voice messages sent via the service, according to a Friday announcement from David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products.<p>Currently, Facebook Messenger allows people …

Charlie Hebdo Editor Slams News Organizations For Not Publishing Cartoons

Gerard Biard, editor-in-chief of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, on Sunday denounced the Western publications that have declined to reprint his paper’s controversial cartoons in the aftermath of the Jan. 7 mass shooting at Charlie Hebdo's Paris office.<p>“This cartoon is not just a …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

McGill University

NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by <i>Der Spiegel</i> reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a future of digital battles (it asked for $1 billion …

Icy roads cause hundreds of accidents from Philly to New York and Connecticut

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mayor of Danbury, Connecticut, appears to be the first to give the Northeast's ice storm a hashtag: #Icezilla.<p>Mark Boughton tweeted updates to his constituents about the icy weather; some of them were enduring interruptions on the metro this weekend as freezing rain coated Connecticut …

Weather

The Coming Rise of AI Means Humanity Will Need to Grow Up

<i>Supriya Jain heads the Global Thought Leadership Marketing Initiative at Wipro Ltd and is also the Founder of Miitra, a social organization for the elderly.</i><p>Perhaps the most exciting and talked about technology today is Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, mentions of AI can be traced back to …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Obama's going to India after his State of the Union speech

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The strategy behind President Barack Obama's India trip. Race and the State of the Union speech. Mitt Romney's next steps. Sen. Lindsey Graham's big money goal. How Hillary Clinton's new team compares with her 2008 staff.<p>These are all the hot topics around the "Inside Politics" …

Lindsey Graham

POTUS gives public broadband huge lift. Game on

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Brandon Pollock-Pool/Getty Images<p>If you are totally fed up with your internet service provider, frustrated with high …

Customer Service

Turkey will ban Twitter unless it blocks a newspaper's account

The Turkish government's love/hate relationship with Twitter is once again turning sour. A court in the country's Adana province is threatening to ban Twitter unless it blocks the account of a newspaper (<i>BirGun</i>) posting leaked documents that expose the truth behind a raid on an Intelligence agency …

Palantir, Already Valued At $15 Billion, Is Looking For More

This would be on top of the round it raised at the end of 2014 that reportedly valued the company at $15 billion.<p>Palantir, a notoriously tight-lipped company, didn't talk about that round. But a form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicated that the company raised $50 million in …

Venture Capital

The end of Google Glass, or a new beginning? Twitter has its say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Google has announced it will stop producing Google Glass in its present form.<p>In a statement posted to its Google + account, the company said it would still be working on smart glasses, but that January 19 would be the last day to get the current Glass Explorer Edition.<p>The statement …

Google Glass

Mali Government Declares Country Ebola-Free

Mali's health minister declared the West African nation free of Ebola on Sunday following a 42-day period without a new case of the deadly virus. Mali recorded six deaths from Ebola, which, according to World Health Organization data, has killed more than 8,400 people in neighboring Guinea, Sierra …

This $3,300 refrigerator has a Keurig coffee maker built in

High-end refrigerators have featured ice-makers and cold water taps for years. But GE thinks what's missing from your fridge is hot coffee.<p>The $3,300 GE Café series refrigerator features a Keurig (GMCR) K-Cup brewer that uses the fridge's filtered water to make a single cup of joe.<p>To make a cup of …

Coffee