Corrine Thomas

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How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Medieval

The Superfish certificate has been cracked, exposing Lenovo users to attack

Lenovo's Superfish bug just went from bad to worse, as researchers have turned up an easy way to take advantage of the security flaws opened up by the pre-installed software. Superfish is present on Lenovo laptops sold between September 2014 and January 2015, although Lenovo says no Thinkpads were …

U.S. Has 'No Meetings With The Taliban Scheduled' in Qatar: NSC Official

The Obama administration distanced itself from claims by two senior militants that members of the Afghan Taliban were due to hold direct talks with U.S. officials in Qatar on Thursday.<p>National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said that "United States currently has no meetings with the …

Afghanistan

Australian David Hicks 'relieved' after terror conviction quashed

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1146000/1146699_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527234500_caafb3fdaaad0555ca0667b5df14e55b<p><b>Former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks has expressed relief after a US court quashed his terrorism conviction.</b><p>The Australian pleaded guilty at the …

Osama Bin Laden

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This week was all about citrus and soup (hey, does anyone need a new blog name?). If that doesn't scream winter to you, we don't know what does. Both …

Pound Cake

German Volume Training for Maximum Hypertrophy

Are you ready to pack on some serious muscle? I mean serious maximum muscle hypertrophy? Then prepare yourself for some pain that will guarantee you …

Cocoon Home Security Device

To keep your house safe, you could go the traditional route and have an elaborate security system installed. Or could just grab a Cocoon Home …

My Happy Life In 160 Square Feet

Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.<p>Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.

5 Artful Marbleized Rugs

Make a statement on your floors.<p>Beautiful and stylish designs that will make a statement on your floors.

Perfect Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Serve this succulent dish — enhanced by a creamy sauce with just a bit of tang — for seated dinners or festive buffets.<p><i>Yield: 10 to 12 servings</i><p><b>For the Roast Tenderloin</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin, trimmed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 stick (8 …

Seafood

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Cleaning Your House

Time to own up and start doing it the right way.<p>We're all guilty of turning a blind eye to the dirty spots in our home every now and then. But don't fool yourself into thinking you can get away with these common missteps all the time.<p><b>1. "My kitchen sink gets clean as I wash dishes by hand."</b>Not …

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

5 Easy Things That Members of Congress Could Be Doing for Our Military and Veterans, But Aren't

Too many times these days, our veterans are getting caught up in the childish games in Congress. That's unacceptable.<p>I'm running for Congress in North Carolina's Second District. We're fortunate to be home to over 50,000 active duty soldiers, their families, and thousands of veterans. These folks …

Veterans

Republicans Unanimously Block Equal Pay Bill

After allowing the Paycheck Fairness Act to move forward last week, Senate Republicans turned around on Monday evening and unanimously voted to block …

Beyond the Minimum Wage, a Middle-class Share of Capital?

<i>Photo credit: Fibonacci Blue</i><p>The battle to increase the minimum wage is everywhere, from global fast food worker protests and new local minimum wage laws to executive orders and passionate speeches from President Obama. Democrats say that they will make their commitment to reducing economic …

Income Inequality

Basic income: the world’s simplest plan to end poverty, explained

Basic income is having a moment.<p>The governments of Finland, Ontario, and Utrecht are all launching tests of the policy proposal, under which everyone in a given country would get a set amount of money every year, no strings attached. The charity GiveDirectly is set to give basic incomes to 6,000 …

Palin family in Alaska brawl: 'Alcohol was believed to be a factor'

Police confirm ‘verbal and physical altercation’ took place outside house party in Anchorage, where former governor Sarah Palin was reported to have shouted: ‘Do you know who I am?’<p>For once, there were no cameras rolling.<p>Since her ill-fated 2008 run for vice-president, Sarah Palin and her family …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

A Haunted House Filled With DIY Tricks From Disney's Haunted Mansion

Haunted houses have gone over the top in the quest for guts, gristle and gore. But the Alvarado Caverns and Mystery Theater in Los Angeles offers a …

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11 Zero-Cost Room-Changing Ideas

Renovating your home can be a time-consuming and expensive process (I should know; I’ve been slowly working on my 1880s house outside Boston for …

Home Decorating

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Put your swaggiest foot forward.<p>12 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Real Life Diet<p>Here's how to eat like a kin—er, prince.<p>By Jay Willis23 hours …

On Point

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things