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15 foods you should be buying at Costco right now

No doubt, my Costco membership is one of the best investments I've ever made. From the free samples to the awesome bulk prices, I'm definitely guilty of frequenting the store a little more often than necessary. That's because they are constantly getting new products, specifically food items, that …


Popping Popcorn at 30,000 FPS in Ultra Slow Motion [ Part 2 ]


The richest 1% of New York City residents are living in multimillion-dollar Frankenmansions

When an apartment or penthouse isn't big enough for wealthy New Yorkers, they get creative.<p>In recent years, several have combined multiple townhouses or building floors to create supersized homes — or Frankenmansions, as New York magazine's S. Jhoanna Robledo calls them.<p>To construct these …

Real Estate

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …


10 ways to trick yourself out of being lazy

Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on overcoming laziness and pulled out the easiest ways to set yourself on a path toward greater …


A Tax Expert Takes Tim Cook’s EU Letter Apart Point By Point

Cook blasted an EU ruling that Apple used Irish subsidiaries to avoid billions in taxes, but his defense is only one side of the story.<p>Apple’s business structure and tax practices in Europe were around long before Tim Cook became CEO. He didn’t invent those things, but he’s vigorously defending …

12 Luxury All White Kitchens with a Tasteful Attention to Detail

How amazing are these 12 luxury all white kitchens designed by top architects and interior designers? Featuring Shope Reno Wharton, Tamara Magel and …

Your food's nutrition labels are about to change in a big way

The labels on your food are about to get a major upgrade.<p>The White House and Food and Drug Administration on Friday released their revamp of the standard nutrition label.<p>Nutrition labels have been a constant fixture on packaged food and drinks since 1990, but they've remained pretty much the same …


The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1. A French judge ruled on Thursday that half of the refugee camp in Calais known as the Jungle could be destroyed, except for places of worship, schools, and a few communal buildings.</b>The ruling is set to be challenged at the European Court of …

Deepwater Horizon

23 Creative Ways To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles

DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. We’ve written posts about ways to …

Christmas Trees

Best ways to store photos in the cloud

Those high-quality snaps and videos you take on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad can pretty quickly eat up all of the available storage space on your …


Harlem Globetrotter Sets World Record for Longest Basketball Shot

Harlem Globetrotters rookie Thunder Law drilled a shot from 109 feet 9 inches to set a new Guinness World Records record for longest basketball shot. The previous record of 104 feet 7 inches was set in 2011 by Elan Buller, a physical education teacher at Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood.

World Records

Michael Jordan reveals the most memorable dunk of his career

Michael Jordan dunked over hundreds of players during his NBA career, so picking his favorite dunk can’t be easy. In a video for the newly released videogame NBA 2K14, Jordan said that the one dunk he thinks about “very, very often” is his throwdown over Patrick Ewing in the 1991 NBA Playoffs. …