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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Writers and Their Libraries: What Books Did David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, and Evelyn Waugh Own? (PHOTOS)

The Harry Ransom Center shares some of the titles in the libraries of David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, Nancy Cunard, and other writers. Plus, …

Les rues de San Francisco #1

Walmart's iPhone price defies Apple's control

Walmart plans to sell the newest iterations of iPhones at a discount, a pricing strategy that Apple has managed to squash for years.<p>The cheaper iPhone 5c will be sold at the world's largest retailer for $79 along with a standard two-year service contract, 20 percent less than anywhere else in the …

Missed Connections Comix: Don't Shoot Tattoo!

Cannery Row offers hints of its history

Modern-day visitors can still discover traces of Cannery Row's storied past<p>The phrase Cannery Row can carry different connotations for different people.<p>Lovers of California literature and history think of the seedy yet welcoming and diverse portside community that John Steinbeck documented in the …

Bay Bridge's new span well crafted, but not iconic

Whether they march or soar, straddle or slide, the best bridges take command of the landscape as though they were destined to be there all along.<p>By that standard, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge falls short.<p>There's a lot to like about the 2.2-mile procession from Oakland to Yerba Buena …

'Latino Americans' review: Long-overdue story

<b>Latino Americans:</b> Documentary. 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Oct. 1 on PBS.<p>As impressive as the numbers are, they only begin to tell the story of Latino history in the United States. The same can be said of the sweeping and long-overdue documentary, "Latino Americans," airing on PBS over the next three …

Check out the fifth annual Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival - The Bay Bridged - San Francisco Bay Area Indie Music

Five years ago, the <b>Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival</b> started as a spinoff of San Francisco's Mission Creek festivities. In 2013, the …

You Shouldn’t Have Done That of the Day: Instagram Photos Lead To Largest NYC Gun Bust Ever

With all these stories about people digging their own graves on social networking sites, should we even be surprised that it was a self-incriminating Instagram photo that led to this week’s major illegal firearm bust in New York City? According to the news, the NYPD began their investigation after seeing photos of old guns and wads of cash posted by Brooklyn’s aspiring rapper Neno Best via his Instagram account, eventually uncovering a multi-state trafficking ring and seizing a total of 243 …

Kids Find a...

<b>Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: Kids Find a Lost iPhone & Instagram Themselves to Inform the Owner</b><p>After losing a friend’s cell phone while out …

Lil Wayne and Justin Bieber Walk Floyd Mayweather to the Ring - Rap-Up

With Lil Wayne and Justin Bieber on his side, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. fought his way to a victory on Saturday. The odd couple escorted the boxing champ …

Ciara, Diddy, Nas, Rick Ross, & 2 Chainz Celebrate Fight Night in Las Vegas - Rap-Up

After the fight, it’s the after party. Following Floyd Mayweather, Jr.’s victory over Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, the stars turned up in Las Vegas …

A$AP Mob took the stage at Rock the Bells San Francisco on Saturday. Check out photos of Curren$y, Jhene Aiko, Tyler the Creator, KRS-One and more at the hip-hop festival: http://bit.ly/1egbkAC

Bar turns Johnny Manziel into piñata

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has become something of a punching bag for critics, but one Alabama bar has taken it a step further.<p>With the …

Johnny Manziel

Les Miles: Ran program 'right'

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Les Miles said those making allegations in Sports Illustrated of academic fraud at Oklahoma State, or improper payments …

College Football

Texas A&M-Alabama ticket not cheap

Prices paid for the Texas A&M-Alabama game this weekend have entered elite space.<p>Ticket-reselling marketplace StubHub has sold more than 5,100 …

College Football

USC players downplay meeting

A players-only meeting that USC wide receiver Marqise Lee said took place after the team's loss to Washington State last Saturday was downplayed by …

College Football

10 best bets for Week 3

College Football

Texas vanity plate sells for $115K

One passionate Texas A&M fan can now be the first to display "12THMAN" on the front and back of his or her car -- even if the plates potentially cost …

License Plates

Photo shows Manziel signing

A photo of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel signing for South Florida autograph broker Drew Tieman in early January has been obtained by ESPN.<p>It …

College Football

Teddy Bridgewater, Senorise Perry pace Louisville past rival Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A touchdown pass helped Teddy Bridgewater overcome one of his slowest starts in recent memory.<p>Everything else soon fell into place …

College Sports

No. 1 Alabama beats Johnny Manziel, No. 6 Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Unable to stop Johnny Manziel, Alabama answered Texas A&M the only way it could: The top-ranked Crimson Tide just kept on …

College Football

No. 21 Notre Dame scores 21 in 4th quarter, rallies past Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Notre Dame receiver DaVaris Daniels staggered Purdue with two late touchdowns. Three plays after his second score, teammate …

College Sports

Wisconsin stumbles on bizarre play

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave's stumble led to one of college football's strangest finishes.<p>Trailing Arizona State 32-30, Stave …

College Sports

Surgery later for Jadeveon Clowney

South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney will get the chance to improve on a modest start despite a lingering foot injury that has been determined to need …

Football (U.S.)

Ex-FAMU safety shot dead by police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A North Carolina police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed man who had apparently been in an automobile wreck …

North Carolina