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Rare Florida Orangutan Mom Can't Stop Kissing Her Beautiful New Baby

Dee Dee is delighted with her new year’s gift.<p>According to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, the park’s rare Bornean orangutan Dee Dee gave birth to a baby ape …

Cute Animals

A quick guide to winter rose pruning

The pruning of roses is one of the most satisfying jobs of the year: that complex tangle of growth and thorns lopped clean off, and the remaining plant ordered and set up neatly for next year’s growth. We can briefly enjoy the fantasy of the perfectly cup-shaped shrub that will arise from our …

Gardening

50 Years On, Chimps Studied By Jane Goodall Still Reveal Discoveries

For the first time in decades, scientists have quantitatively tackled some of the primatologist's famous work on chimp temperament.<p><i>Watch</i> Jane<i>, an intimate portrait of Jane Goodall's chimpanzee research, on March 12 at 8 p.m. EST on the National Geographic Channel.</i><p>The wild chimpanzees at Tanzania’s …

The Best Feng Shui Plants to Bring the Good Vibes Home

We already know that some plants have the ability to clean the air (literally). Self-purifying plants can filter the air of harmful chemicals, …

Suspended – Medium

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

The 14 most innovative schools in the world

An innovative school could be modeled after a legendary CEO, like the Steve Jobs School in Amsterdam. Or it can be an institution that's blind to gender, like Egalia, in Stockholm, Sweden.<p>Keep scrolling to see what the future of education can, and probably should, look like.

Hurricane Matthew Strengthens to 'Powerful' Category 5 Storm

A hurricane southeast of Jamaica strengthened to a "powerful" Category 5 storm late Friday, forecasters said, and watches were in place for that nation as well as the southeastern coast of Haiti.<p>Hurricane Matthew is now the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since Felix in 2007.<p>The storm had …

Weather

Parents could get sued by their kids for putting baby photos on Facebook

Parents in France are being warned that their love of posting intimate photos of their young children on Facebook could land them with a fine and jail time.<p>Thanks to the country’s strict privacy laws, reports the Guardian, French authorities have forecast a legal patricide and said if children …

Social Media

4 hurt in shooting at Ohio school; 14-year old boy charged

A 14-year-old boy pulled out a gun in a school cafeteria Monday and opened fire, hitting two students, and then ran from the school, threw the weapon down and was apprehended nearby with the help of a police dog, authorities said.<p>Two other Madison Local Schools students also were injured, possibly …

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

Think Big, Act Bigger Book Review

I get asked to review business books all the time. Most books have at most 3 ideas I can put into my business. And I have a VERY short attention …

Books

The Master

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman.<p>By the start of 1991, “Law & Order” was well into its first season, and its stride. Cop shows have a record of pulling good actors into their gravitational field. I once got a jolt of recognition, and of joy, when, hopping channels and pausing for a dose of …

The Inside Story of the Civil War for the Soul of NBC News

Brian Williams’s fabrication was just the latest, and worst, of the debacles that have plagued NBC News since NBCUniversal was bought by Comcast in 2011. Who is to blame?<p>On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, the beleaguered head of NBC News, 47-year-old Deborah Turness, dropped into a chair in …

Journalism

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

There was no one moment when Jon Stewart knew it was time for him to leave what he describes as “the most perfect job in the world”; no epiphany, no flashpoint. “Life,” he says, in the lightly self-mocking tone he uses when talking about himself, “doesn’t really work that way, with a finger …

Comedy Central

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

Psychology

Vegetarian Pumpkin Curry With Peppers: Perfect For Cooler Weather & Meatless Monday

It's cold. It's raining. It's grey out. When the weather turns into such grossness, I crave warm meals that I can eat while curled up on a couch. …

Natalie Wood’s Fatal Voyage

The 1981 drowning of Natalie Wood, while Splendour, the yacht belonging to her and her husband, Robert Wagner, was anchored off Catalina Island, remains one of Hollywood’s darkest mysteries. The star of Splendor in the Grass and Rebel Without a Cause, whose tempestuous search for love had led her …

New Jersey

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …