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President Barack Obama Slams 'Repeal And Delay' Approach To Affordable Care Act

He called it "reckless" and "irresponsible."<p>President Barack Obama is on a roll when it comes to publishing journal articles. A day after his epic 56-page article on criminal justice reform for Harvard Law Review dropped, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published his short essay …

Health Care

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Conan O'Brien deems Final Fantasy XV 'epic waste of time'

What happens when the very American Conan O'Brien plays the very Japanese Final Fantasy XV? Confusion, mainly.<p>The talk show host was joined by Elijah Wood for the latest edition of Clueless Gamer, in which the duo played through Final Fantasy XV. Or, at least, played through a small part of …

Local gun-carrying restrictions may be wiped out under Trump, advocates say

If Congress passes a federal right-to-carry law, New York tourists could find themselves able to carry concealed weapons around the city<p>With Donald Trump in the White House, tourists from other states may soon be able to bring their guns to shops of Fifth Avenue, the plaza at Rockefeller Center and …

Guy Enlarges Tiny Dachshund Vivian to the Size She Thinks She Is – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Mitch Boyer is making a kid’s book about a giant dog who moves to New York, using his own dog Vivian as the main character. The Photoshopped mages …

Dachshunds

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

A good way for Americans to get cheap mobile data when traveling abroad

<i>(Warning: This piece is the sort of thing the phrase “first-world problem” was invented for. But I think there are some people for whom it’ll be</i> …

Some Amazing Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas For You

Contemporary kitchen design ideas: interior that combines harmony, comfort and functionality. You should not feel discomfort during cooking. …

Interior Design

Hyperloop Project Surges Past 100 MPH

Here's what a hyperloop will look like. Eventually. Image source:Tesla Motors.<p>It's been a busy year for fans of Elon Musk's Hyperloop project. In fact, it's been a pretty busy <i>week</i>.<p>In February, we learned that Elon Musk is revisiting the idea of building a $6 billion, 400-mile, 800-mile-per-hour …

California family given more time, can keep son on ventilator

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tubes and wires crisscross Israel Stinson's little body in the heart-wrenching video. Moments after the 2-year-old is tickled under his arm, Israel appears to move slightly on his bed in a Northern California hospital.<p>"Israel, you have to stop fooling everybody," his mother says in a video …

Unlucky woman's GPS led her straight into a lake

Technology doesn't always love you back.<p>A woman in Tobermory, Ontario drove down a boat ramp and into Lake Huron last Thursday thanks to faulty …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Tesla Model 3 demand startled everyone, even Musk; now what?

To say that the auto industry has been startled by the volume of deposits put down on the Tesla Model 3 would be an understatement.<p>The number of potential buyers worldwide who have sent Tesla Motors $1,000 to reserve a place in line to buy the car is now approaching 400,000, said longtime executive …

Tesla

19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change careers

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their lives.<p>Here are 19 examples that it's never too late to change paths:

Success

'Too big to fail' banks and the US government are playing an incredibly dangerous game

When we say "how they'll die" it's not some morbid curiosity. The eight "too big to fail" banks are required to submit a document called a living will to the FDIC and the Federal Reserve. This would describe how, in the event of a 2008-like financial meltdown, the institutions could unwind without …

Goldman Sachs

If the Civil War Didn’t Kill You, the Food Might

The Plate<p>Most American soldiers didn’t exactly enjoy gourmet food during the Civil War—think hardtack, beans, watery coffee, and the rare rasher of bacon—but during that period in history, they learned a great many life skills. And a chef and a museum chief recently teamed up to give people a taste …

John Oliver provides a step-by-step takedown of Donald Trump's 'serious' Mexican wall proposal

The Republican frontrunner proposed the wall after his controversial statements about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his presidential run. And since it has stuck, "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver decided to take a close look at the proposal on Sunday's episode.<p>"The border wall is …

John Oliver

How Ansel Adams Grew From a Casual Photographer Into a Legendary One

Here’s a fascinating 6-minute video that explores how Ansel Adams went from being a rather mediocre amateur photographer and into the legend we now …

130 Kitchen Designs To Browse Through For Inspiration

There’s a time to be practical and there’s a time to look beautiful. When discussing interior design, it’s not a matter of choice but rather an issue …

Picture of cat wearing "cone of shame" goes viral

Albert’s bad day becomes an Internet sensation<p>A Persian cat called Albert has become an Internet sensation with his reaction to having a protective cone fitted getting 1.8 million views on the photo-sharing website, Imgur.<p>It was a situation which will be all too familiar to cat owners.<p>Albert had …

The Adult's Guide to Crushing Disney World

By: <i>Rebecca Dolan</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Jeff Fillmore</i><p>Though widely regarded as a place for kids, Walt Disney World has plenty up its sleeve for adults. (Drinking around the world, anyone?) The trick is figuring out how both adults and kids can maximize their fun at the same time. So, whether you're taking …

Walt Disney Company

Discover China's Love for Pre-Wedding Photos

A couple is photographed in June 2015 at Inside Only Photo Studio on the outskirts of Shanghai. The studio houses three<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Olivia …

People are paying over $1,000 for photographers to hide in the bushes while they propose

The answer might be the bride-to-be's sister ... or it might be a paid photographer lurking in the proverbial (or literal) bushes, playing paparazzi to capture the moment.<p>In Pacific Standard, Rick Paulas examines the trend of engagement photography, writing the "super-niche industry" has been …

Photography

Zika virus may be linked to rare nerve condition

Scientists are looking into why the rise of the mosquito-borne virus seems to correspond with a spike in cases of potentially-fatal Guillain-Barré<p>Two Latin American countries are investigating whether outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus are behind a rise in a rare and sometimes …

An Ashley Madison user received a terrifying blackmail letter

We've just had the latest glimpse of this via a terrifying ransom demand shared with Graham Cluley, a security researcher who has been reporting on the breach.<p><b>(Scroll down for the original letter.)</b><p>In July, the extramarital affairs dating website was targeted by unknown hackers, and highly …

Freedom of Information

I want you to understand the sense of fear that Chinese people feel every day | Nanfu Wang

I’m not a paranoid person, but my experience making a film about human rights in China gave me a sense of fear that I think westerners don’t comprehend<p>Last December, one of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers, Pu Zhiqiang, was put on trial for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” a …

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …

People in Tokyo are making terrifying snow sculptures during this rare snowfall

It hardly snows in Japan's capital city, but this week, central Tokyo received a rare 6cm of snow.<p>The busy metropolis, so unaccustomed to dealing …

Japan