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Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

Jon Stewart will step down as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news.<p>Stewart, 52, made the announcement to his studio audience as he recorded Tuesday night's show in New York. Under his watch, "The Daily Show" navigated …

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

Literature

Chief executive talks up his smartwatch’s activity reminders as well as Apple Pay technology’s privacy policy in conference appearance<p>Apple chief executive Tim Cook has pitched health as one of the key selling points for his company’s upcoming Apple Watch smartwatch, including its hourly reminders …

Tim Cook

Obama talks about decision not to pay ransom

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States made a risky, but ultimately unsuccessful, attempt to rescue American hostage Kayla Mueller from ISIS custody before her death, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday.<p>"I deployed an entire operation — at significant risk — to rescue not only her, but the other …

Barack Obama

Islamic State (Isis),Jordan,Middle East and North Africa,Syria,Iraq,United Arab Emirates,Saudi Arabia,Bahrain,Egypt,Obama administration,Iran,Islam,US foreign policy,Africa,Religion,World news<p>Jordan seeks revenge for pilot’s horrific death, with UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in agreement – but only …

Middle East

SpaceX again scraps second attempt to test pioneering Falcon 9 reusable rocket

SpaceX has called off its planned launch of a deep-space observatory that would have been its latest attempt to land a reusable rocket booster on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean.<p>With just 12 minutes remaining in the countdown at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Tuesday night, wind gusts of 115mph caused …

Space Exploration

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds, tells stories of Chibok girls

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — When Islamic extremists snatched more than 270 girls from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria in the dead of night, protests …

Greece threatens tilt to Russia and China unless Europe yields

“We have other ways of finding money. It could be the United States, it could be Russia, it could be China" said the Greek defence minister<p>Greece's radical new government has threatened to seek money from Russia and China to avert a financial crisis rather than yield to austerity demands from …

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PillPack is using design to change the pharmacy industry - The Fox Is Black

It’s an interesting time to be a designer. Design started to creep into our daily lives with the introduction of affordable homes and furniture, like …

San Diego's Mayoral Race Tells Us Nothing About 2014

More than 1M signed up for health coverage in January

WASHINGTON — More than 1.1 million people signed up for health insurance coverage through state and federal exchanges in January, including a rising number of young, healthy enrollees, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday.<p>That's 3.3 million now covered by private …

The True Cost of Extreme Weather…Or is it Climate Change?

Politicians and businesses have long complained about the price of fighting climate change. Now they're getting a taste of just how expensive …

Venezuela anti-government rally turns deadly

At least four people have been killed, including a police officer, after thousands of Venezuelans opposing President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas following two weeks of anti-government protests across the country.<p>Gunfire erupted in the centre of the capital when armed members of a …

China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover 'could be saved'

<b>China's first lunar rover could potentially be saved, despite experiencing mechanical problems, state media report.</b><p>The moon rover had "awoken" from its scheduled dormancy and "stands a chance of being saved", a spokesperson quoted by news agency Xinhua said.<p>The Jade Rabbit suffered a serious …

With This Year's Flu, Young Adults Are Not So Invincible

We usually think of the flu as an illness that afflicts the elderly. But this season the virus seems to be hitting younger people hard.<p>This winter at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., the median age of people hospitalized with influenza was 28.5 years. Many of the worst cases of flu …

Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report

Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second largest economy tries to reduce often hazardous levels of smog caused by decades of rapid growth.<p>Pollution is a rising concern for China's …

Second Danish zoo may kill a giraffe called Marius

<b>A second Danish zoo has said it may have to put down one of its giraffes, despite a storm of protest after a similar move by Copenhagen Zoo.</b><p>The Danish Jyllands Park Zoo said that it, like the zoo in Copenhagen, would be doing so to comply with breeding programme rules.<p>Coincidentally, its giraffe …

Researchers Are Totes Studying How Ppl Shorten Words On Twitter

Credit: Mean Girls, NPR<p>Shortening words, swapping them out, giving them different meanings — that's not new. Remember in <i>Mean Girls</i> when the queen bee character, Regina George, berated one of her underlings for trying to make the word "fetch" catch on?<p>Women lead the adoption of clipped words. In …

Egyptian editor backtracks after saying 'Americans will be killed in streets'

A prominent Egyptian editor who threatened that Americans could be slaughtered in the streets has been forced to backtrack on his remarks after they were reported by western media.<p>In an extreme example of the growing xenophobic rhetoric by media outlets who back the country's army chief, General …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Franklin McCain, civil rights leader who helped spark sit-ins, dies at 73

Franklin McCain, the African-American civil rights leader who helped launch sit-in protests against whites-only policies at lunch counters in the South, died at the age of 73, his alma mater and family said Friday.<p>McCain and three classmates at North Carolina A&T State University were dubbed the …

Knoll Thy Enemy: Combatting Chaos with Carefully Arrayed Items

To some, an art form. To others, common sense. To the messy outsider, pointless de-jumbling. As a savvy designer or design enthusiast, you're most …

Transfer talk: Arsène Wenger says he has not approached Real Madrid

Morata Real Madrid<p>Arsène Wenger has played down suggestions he is about to make a loan move for the Real Madrid starlet Alvaro Morata - and admits he could do without the disruption of the January transfer window altogether. Arsenal have been linked with the Spanish forward following injuries to …

Agent defends Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman's agent says the former NBA star did not take any payment from the North Korean government during his trip this week to the …

China: Looming iPhone Price War To Boost Apple

Chinese media are buzzing with anticipation as dominant mobile carrier <b>China Mobile</b> (HKEx: 941; NYSE: CHL) prepares to finally offer the latest iPhones for its network next week, after becoming the last of the country’s 3 telcos to sign a deal with <b>Apple</b> (Nasdaq: AAPL). The move will almost certainly …

The case for gay marriage is made in the freedom of religion

Freedom of religion is a hard-won principle. In Europe, the wars of religion raged for over a century before the Peace of Westphalia solidified freedom of religion <i>for rulers</i> in 1648. Freedom of religion for ordinary citizens was much slower in coming: the Bill of Rights to the US Constitution was a …