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7 Underwater Surprises Exposed in Dried Out California Lakes

California's most severe drought in at least a century has taken a huge toll on the state's lakes, many of which are now dangerously far below their …

23 Of The Best New Photo and Video Apps Launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Photographer Creates Magical Portraits of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter in ‘Seen Not Heard’

For <i>Seen Not Heard</i>, North Carolina-based photographer Heather Evans Smith explores her relationship with her 4-year-old daughter, turning her lens on …

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The coldest village on Earth 'boasts' temperatures as low as -67C

Idris Elba May Be the Most Humble James Bond Wannabe Ever

The Mandela actor had the perfect response to those Bond rumors.<p><b>Idris Elba</b> does not seem shaken or stirred by the rumors that he may play the next James Bond. Instead <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> and <i>Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom</i> actor is poking fun at himself on Twitter.<p>Earlier this year, Elba, who …

White Americans who don’t finish high school have better job prospects than black Americans who go to college

The Great Recession might be over (in the US, at least) but it has left behind widened racial inequality in unemployment and wealth.<p>The unemployment rate for white Americans over 25 who had not finished high school was 9.7% in 2013. The unemployment rate for black Americans who went to college but …

Men's Style: 10 Quick and Painless New Year's Style Resolutions

New Year's resolutions are so cliché, I almost can't stand writing about them. But the truth is, when a new year rolls around, it's nice to take stock and see what you could start doing differently. The usual suspects here are diet and exercise, and often such resolutions are overzealous and set us …

Facebook apologizes after 'Year in Review' stirs up bad memories for some users

While scrolling through your Facebook News Feed this holiday season, you probably encountered the typical statuses from friends: photographs of …

One Reason The Apple Watch Will Succeed When All Other Smart Watches Have Failed

When he died, I inherited his watches, which are pretty nice. One is a Rolex, one is from Tag Heuer. These aren't $20,000 watches — the guy was a school teacher — but they're still pretty expensive.<p>At the time, I didn't wear a watch. But, since it was an heirloom, I decided to start wearing the …

Some doubt North Korea was behind Sony hack

Sure, North Korea's government despises the movie "The Interview."<p>But when its propagandists say it did not hack Sony Pictures before the original release date of the flick that satirizes dictator Kim Jong-un, they might just be telling the truth.<p>Some U.S. cyber experts say the evidence the FBI has …

ISIL 'killed foreign fighters in its ranks'

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has killed 120 of its own members, most of them foreign fighters trying to return home, during the past six months, a Syrian monitoring group has said.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday that the group also killed 1,175 civilians, …