Karen Pauley

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Read a love letter Bush Sr. sent to Barbara Bush during World War II

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1943, George H.W. Bush was more than 40 years away from becoming the 41st President of the United States. He was 19 and serving in the Navy during World War II. He was also deeply in love with his fiancee, Ms. Barbara Pierce, who would go on to be a beloved First Lady.<p>A handwritten …

College Station

Here's exactly what you need to protect yourself from increasingly competent identity thieves

Your information is out there, and free credit freezes won’t solve the problem. If you haven’t already taken steps to protect yourself, you should now.<p>Equifax. Target. Yahoo. Ashley Madison ... The list goes on. It seems no company is immune to a leak or a hack these days, and the warnings from …

Identity Theft

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Sustainability

5 Healthy Meatloaf Makeovers Even Mom Would Love

Slash calories and fat from classic meatloaf with these clever tricks and ingredient swaps.<p>Mom’s meatloaf. It’s a nostalgic, feel-good comfort food that we either love—or love to hate. Though tasty, the hearty combo of ground meat, onions, breadcrumbs, and a slathering of ketchup is typically …

Nutrition

Here’s Exactly What Halle Berry Eats Every Day on the Keto Diet

OK, we're gonna be honest: We work out and eat pretty well, but our thighs and butt look <i>nothing</i> like Halle Berry's. What's her secret? In a recent …

Nutrition

Beyond 'Blurred Lines': How Forensic Musicology Is Altering Pop's Future

Artists and experts discuss the science behind the recently upheld landmark copyright verdict, and why the business of pop may never be the same<p>When …

Fred'S

5 Superfood Snack Recipes You Can Make at Home

Get energized and stave off the munchies deliciously with easy-to-make whole-food snacks.

Healthy Eating
Privacy

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

Farming

'Game of Thrones' actor warns that the finale won't 'please everyone'

The cryptic messages about the <i>Game of Thrones</i> finale continue.<p>Years ago, George R. R. Martin promised that the ending would be "bittersweet." …

How to Prepare for 5 Unexpected Costs of Retirement

Retirees planning their budgets may think they covered all their bases by accounting for housing, dining and transportation costs. After all, those …

5 insanely good Amazon Prime benefits you probably don’t know about

The perks of your membership go well beyond free shipping, movies and music<p>These benefits are prime.<p>Roughly 90 million people are Amazon Prime …

10 Reasons You May Love Being Retired

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p><b>By Jim Black via Iris.xyz</b><p>If you are like many people, you are probably looking forward to the time when you can retire. It marks the end of an era and serves as a reward for all the hard work you have done over the years. Retirement is a time …

The hunt for Versace’s killer heats up on American Crime Story

<i>Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, January 24. All times are Eastern.</i><p>Top pick<p><b>American Crime Story: The Assassination</b> …

20 Shows to Binge Over Thanksgiving Weekend

3%<p><b>How to Watch: Netflix</b><p>Tonally, this Brazilian dystopian drama is a cross between favorites like “The Hunger Games” and “The 100” with a brutal twist …

20 Fancy-Looking Home Buys We Can't Believe Are From Etsy

Take a look around the Home & Living section on Etsy, and you'll likely notice that many of its offerings carry a certain "look": Mason jar crafts, …

Cute

A Tiny House with a Unique (& Clever!) Bedroom Solution

There's a problem frequently encountered by designers of very small houses, which is that beds are very nice to have while sleeping, but, even when …

House Design

Traveling family raises the roof on this brilliant off-grid bus conversion (Video)

For many of us, the idea of a whole family travelling together seems like something reserved for a precious few weeks during the year, when there's …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

Communication Skills

10 Fascinating, Science-Backed Mind Tricks For Weight Loss

Hunger and food cravings sabotaging your healthy diet? Conquer your mind and reclaim your body using these clever mind tricks for weight loss!

The Lazy Guide To Weight Loss

About 5 years ago, I realized I had gradually gained 15 lbs., thanks to stress, overeating, and total unawareness of the calories I’d been consuming. …

7 Life-Changing Organizing Lessons We Learned from Marie Kondo

We found joy in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up — and you can too.<p><i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> is everywhere lately, or so it seems — Japanese author Marie Kondo's unique, joy-based organizational method has spread across the States like wildfire, drawing millions of new followers to …

10 Surprising Ways to Use Magnets Around the House

Everyday items become even more useful with a little magnetic magic.<p>These small, powerful discs or strips (look for them in varying strengths at a craft store) excel at creating vertical storage and a safe space for tiny items. Just remember to keep them away from kids who might swallow them as you …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Art

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

Rolling Stone Runs with Boston Bombing Suspect Cover, Sparks Outrage

<i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine unveiled the cover of their August 1st issue yesterday, and immediately felt the Internet’s wrath. That’s because the cover — …

The 40 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs of All Time

The definitive guide to Zeppelin’s finest recorded moments<p>40<p>21. 'Dancing Days' (1973)<p>After recording this at Mick Jagger's country home Stargroves in …

Guitar