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10 YouTube Stars Who Should Be On Your Radar

YouTube stars are becoming more and more powerful.<p>A new survey released this week by Variety asked teens to rank popular figures "in terms of approachability, authenticity and other criteria considered aspects of their overall influence." The results overwhelmingly showed that today's teens are …

With Her Brother's Wedding To Motivate Her, Kelsey Maccombs Lost 78 Pounds

<b>Name:</b> Kelsey Maccombs<p><b>Age:</b> 24<p><b>Height:</b> 5'5.5"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 230 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I was never thin growing up. Even in middle school I remember being the chubby girl. I loved food -- I still do! I ate too much of it, too often, I guess.<p>I grew up in a single-parent home. My father was one of five …

Rescue Dog Undergoes Dramatic Transformation And Loses 2 Pounds Of Matted Fur (PHOTOS)

Ellen the dog has a whole new 'do.<p>The rescue dog underwent a striking transformation after she was retrieved from an animal shelter by Chicago-based Trio Animal Foundation.<p>When founder Sue Naiden and the team at the all-volunteer rescue organization -- which often foots the medical bills for …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

Be Sure To Read These Comics After Each Episode Of Game Of Thrones

If you're looking to add a dose of humor to your weekly Game of Thrones reflections, check out <i>Comics of Ice and Fire</i>, which provides a goofy comic …

Comics

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Dr. Wikipedia: The 'Double-Edged Sword' Of Crowdsourced Medicine

Wikipedia has become a go-to source for definitions, celebrity facts, and now, medical information. A study by the IMS Health Institute published in January names Wikipedia as the "single leading source" of health care information for both patients and health care professionals.<p>Unfortunately, some …

More Access To Health Care Means Millions Can Quit Or Cut Hours

What might have been a routine update on the state of the federal budget Tuesday instead became the newest front in the ongoing political war over President Obama's signature health care law.<p>At issue: a revised estimate about how many people would voluntarily leave the workforce because they can …

Community Picks -- One-Pot Meals

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best One-Pot Meal contest!<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the …

Cooking

Income inequality is biggest global risk, World Economic Forum says

Worsening income inequality is the risk most likely to cause serious damage around the globe in the coming decade, the World Economic Forum said in a report ahead of its annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland, next week.<p>The widening gap between rich and poor "raises concerns about the Great …

NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of January 16, 2014 : NPR

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to make 3D-printed chocolate candy

The chocolate in the candy aisle could soon begin to look a lot weirder. 3D Systems announced today that it will partner with the Hershey Company to develop "innovative opportunities" in 3D-printed food. The multi-year agreement will have 3D Systems working with Hershey to come up with new ways of …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

Cinnamon Buns From Scratch

It all started with a Facebook post from a friend sharing the Pioneer Woman's Cinnamon Buns recipe. (Yes, Laurie, it's all your fault!) I've wanted to make cinnamon buns for ages, but now I was downright obsessed. I studied the Pioneer Woman's recipe and it looked yummy, but it made seven pans of …

Paris Hilton Claims To Be One Of The Top Five DJs In The World. And She Might Be Right.

TMZ is covering Paris Hilton again and I decided to see what my old friend was up to in life. Seems that someone asked how her career as an electronic musician was panning out and Hilton replied by saying she was one of the top five DJs in the entire world. If Paris Hilton is a top notch DJ then …

Total Quality Schooling

John Simmons tells a story about a nine year-old boy named Jesse who had some bar charts he wanted John to see. He was a student in one of Chicago's troubled West Side schools. We're talking here about a third grade boy who's proud of a bar graph -- something utterly remarkable -- but to put it all …

Education

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Printable Christmas gift tags

The astoundingly productive Helen Dardik has posted another freebie for us: printable holiday gift tags. Featuring her delightful illustrations, …

Why is Australia’s Incest Cult so Shocking?

This week the story of the "Colts" made headlines around the world. But why does it take a story of four generations of incest for us to talk about sexual abuse at home?<p><i>Image via</i><p>In early June of 2012 NSW Police and Community Services drove out to a remote bush block some three and half hours …

Here Are The ‘Stomach-Churning’ Sex Crime Allegations Against R. Kelly That People Have Forgotten

Kelly was acquitted in 2008 in the trial accusing him of filming sex with a 13-year-old.<p>Still, the mountain of allegations against Kelly is significant enough that DeRogatis has criticized media outlets like Pitchfork for letting him headline a music festival this summer and Jezebel for positively …

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Lavender Bedtime Linen Spray

When I was in high-school there was a candle store in the mall that sold all kinds of highly scented stuff. My friends and I used to buy the lotions, …

Essential Oils

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.

Dessert

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Tourists At The Border: Should Mental Illness Halt U.S. Entry?

The headline was enough to infuriate any privacy-loving North American.<p>"Disabled Woman Denied Entry To U.S. After Agent Cites Supposedly Private Medical Details," read the topper of a recent story in the <i>Toronto Star</i>.<p>A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent, the <i>Star</i> reported, had barred Canadian …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

Student Debt: It's More Complicated (And Better) Than You Think

The end of December is traditionally a time when high school seniors and their parents sit down for a serious conversation about college. As they debate the merits of various colleges, there is one question that inevitably comes up: Can we afford it?<p>Over the past few years, media attention to …

College & University