Jeff Cockrum

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Dumbest things to do with money

rorobito/flickr<p>Time is still on your side in your 30s. If you manage your money well, it can mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>That's easier said than done. And many of us tend to assume that we'll have more money in our 40s and have plenty of time to tune up our finances, which can lead to …

4 Guantanamo Detainees Transferred To Oman, 1 To Estonia

The U.S. has transferred five detainees from Guantanamo Bay — four to Oman and one to Estonia, the Defense Department says. The transfers bring to 122 the number of detainees who remain at the military prison.<p>The detainees sent to Oman are Al Khadr Abdallah Muhammad Al Yafi, Fadel Hussein Saleh …

Guantanamo Bay

How Credible is Al Qaeda’s Claim It Planned the Charlie Hebdo Attack?

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen released a video on Wednesday claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris last …

Terrorism

Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …

Nutrition

The Stars in His Eyes

Don Bachardy, Hollywood’s preeminent portrait artist, captures Marion Cotillard and Tilda Swinton as only he can.

Marion Cotillard

Unemployed Ohio man allegedly planned bomb-and-shoot attack on U.S. Capitol - CNN.com

<b>(CNN) —</b> For months, 20-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell had been on the FBI's radar. Authorities said he left alarming posts on social media, talking about violent jihad.<p>On Wednesday, agents arrested the Cincinnati man before he could put his alleged plot into action.<p>Authorities say Cornell, who …

Crime

French police identify potential fourth terror cell member after Paris attacks

Investigators painstakingly follow the money trail of the Charlie Hebdo attackers as they seek other suspected jihadists<p>Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed four hostages at a Paris kosher supermarket, rented a small suburban house the week before and filled it with an impressive arsenal of …

Terrorism

How much salt, fat and carbs a day are OK? 7 things you didn't know

Salt, fat and carbs: They're the most popular ingredients in our food supply. The human body requires all three for good health, yet there are so many misconceptions about them.<p>Making some small changes in your food choices can often make a big impact on your health. It's easy when you know the …

SpaceX Has Pinpointed The Problem That Caused The Falcon9 Rocket To Crash Land

On Saturday, January 10, we deemed SpaceX's most recent rocket landing test a success because, although the rocket landed too hard, it successfully maneuvered its way to a tiny floating target in a vast ocean from 50 miles above the surface.<p>But that wasn't the hoped-for success of the landing — …

What Does 1,000 Calories Look Like at Different Fast-Food Chains?

By now it's common knowledge that the majority of fast food offerings aren't exactly good for you. Sure, you can eat a salad at McDonald's for an under-300 calorie meal, but most fast-food customers are ordering the high-cal classics -- burgers, chicken nuggets, fries -- and chasing them down with …

Astros, Braves trade is understandable and baffling

Guess which team gets the "baffling" label?<p>It sure is nice when recently written topics come up again almost immediately. Earlier on Wednesday, I wrote about the win-now teams, noting that the Astros were slowly creeping toward the right (and and right) side of the scale. Last week, I wrote about …

Atlanta Braves

Colts linebacker charged with rape

<b>(CNN) —</b> Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with felony rape, a spokeswoman for the Marion County, Indiana, Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.<p>McNary, 26, was in police custody late Wednesday at the Marion County Jail, a booking log on the jail website said.<p>McNary was …

Crime

Mark Zuckerberg: Some Bigger Company Should've Built Facebook First

In a live Q&A session held in Bogotá, Colombia, Zuckerberg was asked how he manages not to "get bored" at work.<p>Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook at the age of 20, answered with a smile, "I just feel really lucky."<p>He said "a lot of luck" is involved when building something as big as Facebook, and …

Mark Zuckerberg

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

Blue Bacon Exists, And It Makes Green Eggs And Ham Seem Totally Normal

Because of Dr. Seuss, green eggs and ham are pretty much considered normal for most Americans. We thought that Dr. Seuss' creative mind had desensitized us to the crazy types of foods that people invent -- like the ramen burger or pizza cone -- but we were wrong. When we first laid eyes on blue …

Don Bachardy: The Stars in His Eyes

In the mornings, Don Bachardy rises with the sun. He reads quietly until half past noon, when he puts his book down and, like he’s done nearly every day for five decades, picks up a paintbrush. “Working makes me feel good; it’s what keeps me going,” Bachardy tells me one day in December. At a …

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

How to easily record video of your classes online (step-by-step)

GAFE Form

We all know that GAFE stands for Google Apps for Education, but do you know how it is supposed to be pronounced? For the January 23rd session of our …

Images show scale of Boko Haram devastation

Human rights group Amnesty International has released satellite images showing what it says is "indisputable and shocking evidence" of the scale of last week's attack on two Nigerian towns by Boko Haram fighters.<p>Before and after images of two neighbouring towns, Baga and Doro Gowon in northern …

Africa

49ers, Raiders underwhelm with head coach picks

For weeks, Bay Area football fans burned up the Internet with wish lists and speculation, exasperation and hope.<p>Both the 49ers and Raiders were looking for a new head coach. And the list of candidates grew long, then short, interesting, then dull, dwindling to a smattering of names before …

Xiaomi puts iPhone 6 Plus in its sights with Mi Note phablet

The Chinese phone maker's new device features a slightly bigger screen and a lighter, thinner body than Apple's biggest phone -- at less than half the price.<p>BEIJING -- Xiaomi, known for creating budget smartphones with stylish, Apple-like designs, took a step toward the premium end with the …

Mobile Technology

Japan urges US publisher to remove comfort women from textbooks

Foreign ministry request to McGraw Hill over wartime sex slaves comes after Japanese publisher said it would delete passages<p>Japan has taken its campaign to rewrite its wartime history into the classroom with demands that a US publisher remove “inaccurate” descriptions of tens of thousands of women …

South Korea

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