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Debussy - Arabesque No. 1 (Ciccolini)

The Evolution of LDS General Conference

'What Everyone Needs To Know' About Today's Cyberthreats

<b>Listen · 32:42</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Even if cybersecurity isn't a subject you think about a lot, the data breach of credit card information from Target and Neiman Marcus customers has probably increased your level of cyber-anxiety.<p>In <i>Cybersecurity And Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to</i> …

Practice? Tony's talking about practice?

In late May and early June of 2012 I spent a few weeks in Charlotte, North Carolina with a handful of co-workers for some company meetings. We stayed …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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The Secret's Out: Obama Acknowledges Existence Of Area 51

At one time, Area 51 was one of the most famous military installations in the world — a place widely talked about, yet so secret that the U.S. government refused to confirm its existence.<p>That's why President Obama's reference to the southern Nevada base Sunday raised eyebrows. It marked the first …

NBA Commish-in-Waiting Says Divisions Could Be Disbanded

Adam Silver knows how to drum up some drama.<p>While making an appearance on SiriusXM NBA Radio, the NBA's commissioner-in-waiting, who will replace David Stern once he retires on Feb. 1 of next year, did just that, according to <i>USA Today</i>'s Jeff Zillgitt:<p>The Deputy Commissioner's comments bring …

Senate GOP Could Taste Sweet Revenge In Supreme Court Case

If revenge is a dish best served cold, in Washington it can also be served with a heaping side of irony.<p>The Supreme Court agreed Monday to Sen. Mitch McConnell's request to let Senate Republicans participate in the high-profile case Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board.<p>The question in …

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Why the Senate May Do Nothing About Sexual Assaults in the Military

After many months, the mount­ing cam­paign to pres­sure law­makers and the De­fense De­part­ment to rad­ic­ally re­form the mil­it­ary justice …

Breaking Down Gregg Popovich's Extremely Successful San Antonio Spurs System

Gregg Popovich, the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, has established his place on the Mount Rushmore of coaches, alongside Red Auerbach, Phil Jackson and Pat Riley. What makes him and his team so successful, though?<p>Establishing he belongs with the greatest is not hard.<p>According to Basketball …

Teaching being turned into a 'service industry', says Eton head

The headmaster of Eton College warns that a love of teaching is being lost in the drive to professionalise classrooms and ensure pupils hit national examination targets<p>A generation of teachers risks being turned into “functionaries in a service industry” because of a relentless focus on exam …

Three Weeks Before Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, There Was Dorothy Parker’s. Coincidence?

<b>By 1955,</b> the writing careers of Vladimir Nabokov and Dorothy Parker were headed in opposite directions. Parker’s was in a deep slump. <i>The New Yorker</i>—a …

Quilt Along Week 7 How to Bind a Quilt

Dude. I must apologize in advance. You are about to encounter an obnoxious number of photos. Bear with me as I'm about to cover trimming and squaring …

VIDEO: Breaking down the Spurs' new HEB commercials

Spurs continue the greatness of the only environment in which they seem fun or human with latest batch of commercials.<p>I have a long and established …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Are You Smarter Than an American?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Pew Research Center released its "What the Public Knows" study Thursday, illustrating that …

Wise Old Whooping Cranes Keep Captive-Bred Fledglings On Track

Being a wildlife biologist in the 21st century increasingly means rescuing rare animals from extinction. Among the success stories is the whooping crane. Seventy years ago there were only about 16 birds left on the planet. Now there are about 600.<p>But breeding more birds isn't enough. Scientists …

The Abused, Misused Apostrophe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Wednesday was a dark day for the apostrophe, used in the English language to indicate the possessive …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

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10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …