Jennifer Jones

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Rise of the Robolawyers

How legal representation could come to resemble TurboTax<p>Near the end of Shakespeare’s <i>Henry VI, Part 2</i>, Dick the Butcher offers a simple plan to create chaos and help his band of outsiders ascend to the throne: “Let’s kill all the lawyers.” Though far from the Bard’s most beautiful turn of phrase, …

Artificial Intelligence

The Sleep Cure: The Fountain of Youth May Be Closer Than You Ever Thought

Mark Zielinski knew he was onto something when his mice stopped sleeping. Normally, the animals woke and slept on a 12-hour cycle. When the lights …

University of California

A scientist has discovered why happiness might very well be genetic

A human's level of happiness is linked to their genetic makeup, according to a researcher who carried out groundbreaking work in the area—but it's …

Fashioning Cast-Iron Pans for Today’s Cooks

American cooks have frequent affairs with spiralizers, dry fryers and other shiny new toys. But they also have a deep, lasting relationship with one of the oldest cooking tools in the kitchen: the cast-iron skillet.<p>“There aren’t many things in modern life that are passed down through generations …

This Zen Story Reveals How to Rewire Your Brain and Overcome Your Fears

Overcoming our fears is one of the most difficult challenges we face in life.<p>We tend to cling to our fear because we’ve learned that it’s part of who …

The Glamorous Life And Tragic Fall of America’s First Supermodel

She’s the face of every famous statue from America’s Gilded Age and the first actress to appear nude in a Hollywood film—but Audrey Munson’s charmed …

Mark Twain

This 12-Year-Old Girl Absolutely Killed “Defying Gravity” On “Britain’s Got Talent”

If you aren't standing up and clapping by the end, you have no soul.

D-DAY: Here's How The Allies Began To Win The Second World War 70 Years Ago

That moment for the Second World War's European theater was June 6, 1944, the day Allied forces crossed the English Channel and began to reclaim the European mainland.<p>Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.<p>Here are images that bring to life one of the most consequential military …

History

10 Calorie-Burning Foods To Boost Your Metabolism

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, adding these foods to your diet will shift your metabolism into overdrive.<p><b>1) Hemp Seeds</b> <br>It's no wonder they're becoming more widely available. "Hemp seeds contain alpha-linolenic acids, a type of omega-3 fatty acid, which studies show help boost metabolism," says …

Nutrition

Verizon customers’ smartphone reviews | Verizon Wireless

“Gorgeous.” “Fabulous.” “Fantastic.” Those are just a few words Verizon customers are using to describe their favorite phones.<p>Here’s more of what they had to say:<p>“Gorgeous camera and for all of you selfie takers, you get to enjoy an 8-megapixel camera! The speed of the hexacore processor and all …

Avocado Toasts and Friends

Some curmudgeons decry the avocado toast phenomenon. They stand on soap boxes and shout, "When will the avocado toast bubble burst? When will all those who have invested their hard-earned dollars in Haas avocados and sourdough loaves realize it was all for naught?"<p>Silence, skeptics. Avocado toast …

Breakfast

Inside the Strangest Job on the Campaign Trail

Kelli Farr re­mem­bers run­ning through a corn­field after get­ting yelled at by a crowd of Sarah Pal­in fans.<p>It was 2008, and Farr was work­ing as a …

4 reasons why Rick Perry's exercise of power got him in trouble

She was the one caught driving drunk, but in an odd twist of political fate, he's now the one who has just been indicted on felony charges.<p>On the face of it, you might think that Rosemary Lehmberg, district attorney for Travis County in Texas, would be out of her job after being caught driving …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Meet the hardware, software and science projects bound for the International Space Station this month

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>After problems forced a delay from a scheduled launch this weekend, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off later …

How To DIY This Insanely Healthy Nut Butter

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

NCAA tournament bracket tip sheet: Your one-stop shop for March Madness

With 68 teams learning their postseason destinies and Selection Sunday out of the way, now we turn our focus to the most important matter: filling out a winning bracket.<p><i>USA TODAY Sports</i> & <i>For The Win</i> provide a one-stop shop for the NCAA tournament with all the analysis and insight you’ll need to win …

A Klutz-Proof Contouring Trick

Contouring is tricky business: Make the shading and highlighting of your facial features too noticeable and you look like you wandered off the stage of a Vegas show; make it too subtle and, really, what's the point? But do it correctly, and it can create cheekbones, make your face appear thinner, …

The Living Room

• Reserve one side of sofa cushions to be shown to guests. Before company arrives, flip over the cushions to reveal good-as-new fabric. When guests are …

Living Rooms

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Our Favorite Culinary Gifts Under $50

Thanksgiving's come and gone, which means 'tis officially the holiday season, and various gift-centered celebrations are just around the corner. If you, like me, are obligated to purchase presents for a wide variety of friends, family, and acquaintances, then you're probably also, like me, on the …

The Best Chef's Knives

If there's one kitchen equipment question I get more than any other, it's this one: <b>What is the best chef's knife?</b><p>The honest answer? There is no such thing as a "best chef's knife." It'd be like asking a violinist to name the "best violin" or an architect to identify the "best material." There are …

Does My House Really Smell Like That? Five Ways to Mask the Must

If you're like me or the millions of travelers this holiday season, you likely walked into your home after several days away and became acutely aware …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …