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Unique design features add beauty, longevity to new Vikings stadium

<b>MINNEAPOLIS --</b> At the top of the Vikings' shiny, new $1.1 billion football palace, there is a ring of glass separating the seating bowl from the roof that the team and the stadium designers call the "clear story."<p>At night, when U.S. Bank Stadium is lit up, the clear story gives the visual …

Prince’s “Tough” Interview and the Power of Mystique

“Y’all just <i>tiptoe</i> around the man!” <b>Chris Rock</b> was saying to me, playfully but pointedly. “<i>I’m</i> the only one who had the balls to ask Prince the <i>tough</i> questions!”<p>This was 18 years ago, so let me back up.<p>Mystique is not a thing that can be worked at; it either comes naturally or it doesn’t. And like …

Everything you missed from Kanye West's 'TLOP' premiere

After endless Internet hype, Kanye West finally debuted his new album, <i>The Life of Pablo</i>, and the latest iteration of his Yeezy fashion line at a …

How to live with a 16GB iPhone

If you wished on a monkey paw for "all the world’s knowledge," you’d get the iPhone 16GB, an ironic device that provides its owner exceptional access to information and tools, but places onerous limits on the device’s most basic function: saving stuff. Of course, the 16GB iPhone is the most …

Use This Secret Code to Help You Improve Your iPhone Signal

Who knew.<p>A secret iPhone hack has emerged that makes seeking out solid signal easier by showing you how good your connection is in a number rather than an antiquated bar chart system. It's surprisingly simple; you just need to enter a secret code to pull up your iPhone's Field Mode tool.<p>The code …

These Are the 25 Worst Passwords of 2015

It’s probably time to change your password. SplashData, which makes password management applications, has released its annual list of the 25 worst …

This guy has a wild theory about why Apple will ditch the iPhone headphone jack

Steve Kovach/Tech Insider<p>The recent chatter in the iPhone rumor mill has been that the next version of Apple's smartphone won't have a traditional …

Mobile Technology

Kendrick Lamar Is Making History With His "Untitled" Series, Not Records

Toward the end of his electric performance on <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i>, Kendrick Lamar let it be known:<p>"You ain’t gotta tell me that I’m …

These will be the 10 hottest New York City neighborhoods in 2016

Queens appears to be the hot spot for New York City residents this year.<p>That's according to online real estate and rental marketplace StreetEasy, which recently came out with their 2016 list of "New York City's Hottest Neighborhoods."<p>"Five of the top ten hottest neighborhoods are in Queens, with …

New York City

How to get rich renting instead of buying a home

In an earlier post, I assessed home ownership from an investment perspective and found that homes are terrible investments that barely keep pace with inflation.<p>This poor investment, however, does force the average American to save the money they'd otherwise spend.<p>The result? The median net worth of …

Personal Finance

Jeb Bush: 'Donald Trump is in fact a creature of Barack Obama'

"I would argue that Donald Trump is in fact a creature of Barack Obama," Bush said in an NPR radio interview published Thursday. "But for Barack Obama, Donald Trump's effect would not be nearly as strong as it is. "<p>Bush, a Trump rival in the GOP primary, contended that the billionaire businessman …

Donald Trump

The Perfect Shoes for Every Pair of Pants You Own

There are certainly rules in menswear, but they’re almost all breakable when the context is right and your confidence is on point. That said, sometimes you just need some quick answers. Like how to know which damn shoes to wear with your pants. Here’s how to get this unexpectedly tricky …

iOS 9.2 Update: 5 Things to Know After 11 Days

The iOS 9.2 update is still the most current version of iOS 9 available to the public but that could change at any moment.<p>Its been nearly two weeks …

Psst! Here's How to Live Large on Any Budget

Even if you really tried, it would be hard to find something wrong with Katie Raffetto's home. The interior designer's place is simply stunning, and it's not because she copies magazine spreads or spends big bucks on fancy furniture. Nope, the mom of a 1-year-old (with another baby on the way) …

Here's the Real Lifespan of 10 Common Home Items

And you thought cookware lasts forever.<p>It's pretty obvious when it's time to replace your milk or an everyday essential like your toothbrush, but the expiration dates of some common home items aren't always that clear.<p>While they aren't as clear cut as the ones you'll find on your groceries, your …

Cleaning

Prince: Creep cover resurfaces

Back in 2008, Prince covered Radiohead’s “Creep” at Coachella, but reportedly kept clips from surfacing online. Every time one appeared, it was taken …

The Most Expensive Album Ever: Enter the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’

Inside the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin,’ a secretive double-album stored in a Marrakech vault that sold at auction (to Quentin …

Whole Foods vs. Safeway: Where Do You Really Get the Most for Your Money?

Find out how prices of 30 popular items compare at these two grocery stores.<p>Find out how prices of 30 popular items compare at these two grocery stores.

A tale of two Carsons

<b>Detroit (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson, the soft-spoken, Yale-educated brain surgeon who has surged in the GOP presidential race, has written and spoken powerfully of divine intervention at several pivotal moments in his life.<p>At the core of his narrative of spiritual redemption are his acts of violence as an …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

United Nations

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

By Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The …

National Academy of Sciences

All Your Questions About Seventh-Day Adventism And Ben Carson Answered

Ben Carson has surged into a lead in Iowa and is climbing nationally thanks to his appeal to evangelicals. But could his own beliefs as a Seventh-day Adventist make him anathema to many of those same voters?<p>Donald Trump seemed to question the Republican neurosurgeon's faith over the weekend.<p>"I'm …

Adele Is Back With a New Song and Video

This morning, Adele released the first single from her highly anticipated upcoming album, <i>25</i>. After sharing a teaser of “Hello” last week during an <i>X Factor</i> commercial break, the British songstress finally debuted the song in its entirety—along with a video shot by Canadian film director Xavier Dolan.<p>…

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government

How The Seasons Of "American Horror Story" Connect

Surprise, bitch. Everything's connected.