Laura Good

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Secret Snooping: <em> What's Okay (or Even Expected) and What's Really Off Limits

Everyone is curious about how their friends and neighbors live but some guests just take it a little too far. So where's the line? When is it okay to …

Bristol Palin Rips Miley Cyrus for Her Comments About Christians

Bristol Palin has labeled Miley Cyrus a hypocrite for preaching tolerance while at the same time criticizing Christian lawmakers in her new <i>Paper</i> …

Our VIP at the Cyanogen event in Belfast shared a brief bio for people who ma...

Our VIP at the Cyanogen event in Belfast shared a brief bio for people who may not be aware..<p>Quote +Ricardo Cerqueira​<p>I've been using CM since late …

The dual-display YotaPhone 2 is now cheaper, better, and available in white

The YotaPhone 2 was one of the most pleasant surprises of last year, combining an OLED display on the front and an E Ink panel on the back to offer a uniquely versatile Android device. The surprising thing about it was how well it worked, and how far it managed to steer away from being a simple …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

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Vessel starts invite-only beta of its early-access video service

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar wants you to test his new video subscription service Vessel — if you don’t do it all at the same time, that is: Vessel …

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Ethan Nichtern Interviews Dan Harris, Author of 10% Happier and ABC News Anchor, For The IDP Podcast

This year, I will be having more conversations with incredible people for the Interdependence Project podcast at the intersection of mindfulness …

The Long Marriage of Mindfulness and Money

Last month, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Deepak Chopra described the usefulness of meditation for people on Wall Street. Speaking about a friend who manages a hedge fund, he said, “His entire staff meditates. I know many others now on Wall Street that we teach, actually. It makes them much more …

Meditation is 'as effective as antidepressant drugs for depression treatment

Meditation is 'as effective as drugs for treating depression': Mindfulness could be offered as an alternative to antidepressants, study</b> …

What we know, don't know about Freddie Gray's arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> New information released Thursday adds complexity, and even more questions, to the already confusing picture of what happened to Freddie Gray after his arrest.<p>The transport van that carried Gray made a previously unknown stop along its route from where he was arrested to the police station. …

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Madonna on Fifty Shades of Grey: 'It's Not Very Sexy'

Don’t expect to see Madonna waiting in line to get tickets for <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> this weekend. Why? She wasn’t too impressed with book – and she …

Multivitamins: The Case For Taking One A Day

In an ideal world, we'd all be eating copious amounts of nutrient-dense foods such as fruits and vegetables — and getting all the essential vitamins and nutrients our bodies need for optimal health.<p>But, as a nation, we're far from that healthful eating ideal.<p>According to the Centers for Disease …

Ideal Body Types Through History Could Teach Us Something

The "ideal" woman's body type has taken on a number of forms over the past 3,000 years. In ancient Egypt, it was slender shoulders and a narrow waist; during the Italian Renaissance, it was a round stomach and fair skin; in the 1980s, it was an athletic build with curves.<p>Buzzfeed compiled these …

This App Wants To Help You Get Rid Of People Who Stress You Out

Pplkpr is an art project and real app meant to give us a peek into our quantified future.<p>Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald are artists who create tech-based projects exploring the possibilities of the near future. In the past, projects of theirs have hired Amazon’s Mechanical Turks to rate their …

United Airlines sues site that found loophole for cheap tickets

You know how it's often cheaper to fly from Chicago to Paris by booking a flight to Dubai, and then just getting off at the stopover, which happens to be Paris? Well, <i>you do now</i> thanks to a lawsuit from United Airlines and booking site Orbitz -- they're suing a site called Skiplagged, which arranges …

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Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

Photograph: Unimedia/Barcroft Media<p>Passengers aboard Akademik Shokalskiy were successfully transferred by Chinese helicopter to the ice surface near Australian rescue ship Aurora Australis in …

FBI Officially Blames North Korea for the Sony Hack

The malware tools and IP addresses used in the hack point directly to North Korea.<p><b>The FBI has determined that North Korea's government is responsible</b> for the Sony hack that has resulted in weeks of turmoil throughout Hollywood. This week Sony Pictures withdrew its plans for a theatrical release of …

gift guide: so, you’re totally broke right now

presents under $10.99 are the way to go!<p>They say giving is better than receiving. And while we totally agree, how generous can you <i>actually</i> be with all your loved ones when there's rent to pay and groceries to buy?<p>Fear not: A small budget can still snag you dope beauty, novelty, and music items. …

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Last-Minute Holiday Gifts They'll Never Suspect Were Last-Minute

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring---except for the frantic procrastinator trying to figure out …

The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

A Gameboy with a sardine can inside. A printer stuffed with a piñata. ‘Return fraud’ is costing retailers billions—and the ingenious swindles are …

Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

MOSCOW (AP) — Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday …

Methane 'belches' detected on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has detected methane on Mars - a gas that could hint at past or present life on the planet.</b><p>The robot sees very low-level amounts constantly in the background, but it also has monitored a number of short-lived spikes that are 10 times higher.<p>Methane on the Red Planet is …

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2014’s Best Housewares For Money-Conscious Design Snobs

Here, eight beautiful housewares, from Brutalist architecture-inspired textiles to easily assembled tables and shelves, for under $200.<p>Furniture and housewares that are easy on the eyes aren’t always easy on the wallet. But there are exceptions. Here, eight products we came across in 2014 that are …

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4 Fantastic Moments of Animals Acting in Unexpected Ways

Animals can really surprise us sometimes! Whether it's acting like humans, showing compassion, or fantastically dodging fake gunfire, these creatures are doing the unexpected. It's endearing, hilarious, and even educational. And, luckily for us, these moments were caught on video so we can enjoy …