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5 Surprising and Easy Painting Ideas to Add Color to Your Home

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Home Improvement

Who Heard What Trump Said to Putin? Only One Other American

WASHINGTON — Marina Gross, the only other American in the room during President Trump’s meeting on Monday with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, was the interpreter for Laura Bush at the Russian resort of Sochi in 2008 and interpreted for former Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson in Moscow in …

U.S. State Department

This antibiotic-resisting, infertility-causing STI is on the rise—and could be the next superbug

Cinnamon essential oil may be one of the most promising ways to take on the world’s most dangerous superbugs, but even that powerful option isn’t a …

Public Health

Chinese firm claims its laser rifle burns clothes and skin up to 800m away

A Chinese firm wants to arm the country’s police forces with a whole new kind of weapon for the battlefield: an assault rifle that fires lasers and can burn your clothes and skin from up to 800m away. Oh, and those lasers are silent, invisible, and can pass through glass windows too.<p>The rifle (not …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

A podcast host pretending to be Sen. Menendez tried prank-calling the president — and it worked

The host of "The Stuttering John" podcast, John Melendez, got President Trump on the phone yesterday by pretending he was New Jersey Sen. Bob …

Donald Trump

'We will not back down': Canada announces $12.6-billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products

Canada announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. on Friday in a tit for tat response to the Trump administration's duties on Canadian steel and aluminum.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government released the final list of items that will be targeted beginning July 1. …

Business (Canada)

The Most Beautiful Towns in the United States That Feel International

Destinations like the South of France, Marrakech, and Patagonia sit at the top of many travel bucket lists. And while all of those places definitely …

Washington State

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

People Are Straight-up Obsessed With These 32 Ridiculously Clever Products On Amazon Prime

One minute a product is just a glimmer in the eye of some clever inventor or designer — then suddenly you look around, you talk with your friends, …

Kirstjen Nielsen, Chief of Homeland Security, Almost Resigned After Trump Tirade

WASHINGTON — Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary, told colleagues she was close to resigning after President Trump berated her on Wednesday in front of the entire cabinet for what he said was her failure to adequately secure the nation’s borders, according to several current and …

Donald Trump

Kelly says undocumented immigrants 'don't have the skills' to assimilate into US society

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House chief of staff John Kelly said he believes the vast majority of undocumented immigrants crossing the southern border into the US do not assimilate well because they are poorly educated.<p>"Let me step back and tell you that the vast majority of the people that move …

Immigration

Novartis CEO: ‘We made a mistake’ with Cohen payments

The CEO of Novartis apologized to employees for the company’s payments to President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen.<p>“We made a mistake in entering into this engagement and, as a consequence, are being criticized by a world that expects more from us,” wrote Vasant Narasimhan, the …

It’s Time for Trump Voters to Face the Bitter Truth

Republicans elected a president who promised to take on D.C.—instead, Trump has presided over an extraordinary auction of access and influence.<p>Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” while running for office. Voters gave him the opportunity to follow through when they propelled him to the White …

Donald Trump

The Startups (Possibly) Threatened By Google’s Newfound Voice

Google has always been smart. And now, Google is articulate. Google Assistant, powered by Google Duplex, is so well spoken that it can book …

Researchers just proved why it's so scary that digital assistants are always listening

As if we needed more reasons to be freaked out by increasingly powerful digital assistants, there's a new nightmare scenario: The music you listen to …

I Honestly Thought White People Were Better Than This

I had forgotten about the first time.<p>I usually hear their dogs barking as I pass their house while walking my dog, a 165-pound Great Dane. On most …

10 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Levels Naturally

Dopamine is an important chemical messenger in the brain that has many functions.<p>It’s involved in reward, motivation, memory, attention and even …

There’s a genetic explanation for why warmer nests turn turtles female

Scientists have found a temperature-responsive gene that controls young turtles’ sex fate.

Why don't we just throw all our garbage into volcanoes?

Because it's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll<p>Great question. Glad you asked. While volcanoes might seem like the ideal natural incinerator for our massive amounts of garbage, there are a few obstacles between us and a magical geological trash chute to the center of the …

Volcanoes

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

This was the most viewed Facebook ad bought by Russian trolls

The most successful Facebook ad bought by Russian trolls managed to fool more than 1,334,000 people.<p>The post was a promotion for the Facebook group "Back the Badge," which claimed to be a "community of people who support our brave Police Officers." It was actually run by the Internet Research …

Marion Cotillard Breaks the Red Carpet Rules Like a Badass at the Cannes Film Festival

Two years ago, the Cannes Film Festival made headlines for turning away women who donned flats on the red carpet. Fast forward to earlier today, and French actress Marion Cotillard defied convention —and ruled her photocall for the film <i>355</i> like a badass. The punctuating piece of her look? Nicholas …

Malicious apps reinfest Play Store after name change

• At least seven malicious apps are said to have reappeared in the Play Store after being previously removed.<br>• The apps apparently had different names and publishers, but the same code.<br>• The apps in question used trusted icons to request permissions, before pushing ads to the device.<p>At least seven …

Find and Remove the Most Troublesome Apps on Any Device

Bad apps are draining your battery life, sucking up your local storage, and causing your devices to crash more often than they should—and the worst …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Wood Bedside Tables

According to feng shui guidelines for the bedroom, there are three basic principles. 1.) Place the bed so that it is easily accessible from both …

Container gardening: The rules to know, and the rules to break

May is the month to assemble pots and containers for the rest of the growing season. They aren’t just for summer; spared an early frost, tender container plants can still look great at the end of October, so it pays to devote some time and resources to getting them right.<p>Lushly planted containers …

Gardening

Portraits of Tattooed People, With and Without Clothes

Photographer Alan Powdrill has long been intrigued by tattoos and the idea that people would make permanent statements on their skin. For his project</i> …

Good time girl: memories of super groupie Pamela Des Barres

A groupie is someone who loves the music so much she wants to be around the people who make it<p>Making love with Mick on his pillows in his living room, listening to Dylan, there was nothing better on earth<p>Barely 30 seconds in and Pamela Des Barres has not so much name-dropped as chucked her diary on …

Living Rooms

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