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Giddyup, Ladies: You Need Riding Boots for Fall (Caution, Horse Puns Ahead)

Recently, I had the good fortune to attend the Hampton Classic horse show, which is a weeklong extravaganza of equestrian events that also draws its fair share of celebrities and socialites, from Sofia Vergara and Christie Brinkley to Mayor Bloomberg and Jon Bon Jovi. Though the spectators tend to …

Nidal Hasan gets death penalty for Fort Hood rampage

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1006000/1006083_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524645826_757521919e1f65da92c7136e0f168c1d<p><b>A military jury has sentenced a former US Army psychiatrist to die by lethal injection for killing 13 soldiers and wounding 32 at a Texas Army …

The 6 Commandments Of Buying Gadgets

<b>1) Spend The Most Money On The Items You Use The Most</b> <br>So simple, yet so often overlooked: It’s smart shopping to splurge on the items you spend a lot of time with, and skimp on the ones you don’t.<p>“Don’t worry about the price,” says Brian Lam, founder of gadget decision-making site The Wirecutter. …

Happy 10th birthday Skype. You changed everything; too bad you didn’t change Microsoft

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>Very quietly today, Skype turned ten years old. Ironically, I didn’t even remember its 10th birthday. I forgot, mostly …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

Syria resolution dies at U.N., and British lawmakers balk

WASHINGTON— TheObamaadministration's move to punish Syria's government for allegedly using chemical weapons in a deadly attack last week appeared to suffer a setback Wednesday when the U.S. failed to getUnited Nationsapproval for use of force and British support was thrown into question.<p>The …

OBAMA: Syria's Not Going To Be Another Iraq

He did assert, however, to a war-weary nation that possible U.S. involvement would not be a repeat of long, drawn-out conflicts of recent past.<p>"We can take limited, tailored approaches, not getting drawn into a long conflict, not a repetition of, you know, Iraq, which I know a lot of people are …

We Have A Long Way To Go Before MLK's Dream Is Realized [CHARTS]

Before a roaring crowd on Wednesday, President Barack Obama delivered a highly anticipated speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.<p>It was every bit as inspirational as it was a call to action - to celebrate the progress America has made in closing the gaps of racial …

‘Wrinkle’, a clever piece by Tim Lahan - The Fox Is Black

I’m a huge fan of Tim Lahan who makes super clever illustrations that I’m always happy to see. Earlier today he released a one-of-a-kind print called</i> …

Elaborately Sliced Paper Reveals Detailed Portraits

Tokyo-based artist Risa Fukui creates detailed portraits simply by cutting slices out of sheets of paper. For this series, entitled <i>Life-Sized</i>, the artist developed ten new large-scale works mounted on translucent panels. Fukui developed each piece with swirling, haphazard lines that overlap in what …

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96-Year-Old Man's Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a heartwarming song dedicated to …

Forget Facebook: Pandora’s CTO wants to embrace the real world

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / MJTH<p>Whenever startups talk about making music social, it’s all about Twitter and Facebook; either to …

Twitter rolls out new look for conversations on Android and iOS

Today, Twitter announced a new interface change for its iOS and Android apps that makes entire conversations between users more visible, rather than showing single tweets at a time. The home screen will now display the most recent three tweets in any conversation, expanding to show the full …

Video: An Animated Explanation Of Why Music Makes You Happy

This animation by AsapScience (no relation to rappers A$AP Mob) uses props like bananas, apes drawn in Sharpie, condoms, steaks, and lotto tickets to demonstrate the basic chemistry of your brain on music. Its approach to educating is kind of like Sesame Street for adults–know going in that the …

The News vs. The Newsroom: Can One Report Bring a Network 'to Its Knees'?

Comparing the HBO series' depictions of the investigative reports on "Operation Genoa" and the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi to what really happened<p>How does <i>The Newsroom</i>'s version of news events from last year fit in with the way those events really unfolded in the media? Not always …

Jindal sees education as next civil rights battle

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday that the civil rights struggle of the future will be improving the U.S. education system.<p>“The next great civil rights fight is really about making sure that every child has a great education," the Republican governor said. "Look at all of the disparity …

Last of 5 suspects in Mumbai gang rape arrested

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Sunday arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in India.<p>The victim, a 22-year-old Indian woman, said …