Le'Ann Putnam

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10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

The private advice behind Trump's politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ahead of the first Republican presidential debate last week, Donald Trump's top advisers coached the candidate to go after Wall Street, lean hard into fighting illegal immigration and keep the option of a third-party run on the table -- rather than simply attack the other GOP candidates on …

Government

21 Father's Day Books for Every Dad on Your List

Gift suggestions for every type of dad in your life, from dreamers to jokers to Hyperloop builder wannabes.<p>Gift suggestions for every type of dad in your life, from dreamers to jokers to Hyperloop builder wannabes.

Evolution Will Premiere Zedd's New Song 'Beautiful Now' Featuring Jon Bellion | iHeartRadio

<i>Photo: Getty Images</i><p><b>Zedd</b> is getting ready to drop is sophomore album <i>True Colors</i> on May 18th. So far, we've heard his collab with <b>Selena Gomez</b> "I Want …

Hear Giorgio Moroder and Charli XCX's new song Diamonds

Everyone should strive for second acts like Giorgio Moroder. The disco king was revitalized after his inclusion on Daft Punk’s <i>Random Access Memories</i>, …

Listen: Avicii's take on Nina Simone's 'Feeling Good' with new music video

Avicii has returned from his imposed journey to the Sweden wilderness with a new song paired with a music video <i>and</i> a new corporate collaboration. The …

Apple scrubbed non-iTunes tracks from iPods

Tim Cook and U2 just got roasted for forcing music onto customers’ iPhones, but from 2007 to 2009, Steve Jobs’ Apple was allegedly playing a different tune, and deleted music off of iPods that was purchased on rival music services.<p>That wouldn’t have been so bad if it were just your embarrassing …

Wall Street

If You Still Use Google+ You Can Now Pin Updates To Your Profile Page

Twitter began letting users pin tweets to the top of their profile page this year and now, in inevitable social media merry-go fashion, it’s the turn of Google+, as Google staffer Dennis Troper revealed — via Engadget.<p>Google’s social network is often referred to as a ghost town, but it does still …

Ex-SEAL says he fired final bin Laden shot

Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill said in an interview with The Washington Post that he was the one who fired the final shot to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011.<p>The 38-year-old Montanan also said that other SEAL team members were involved in the raid, including Matt Bissonnette, who detailed the group's …

The New Face of Heroin

The explosion of drugs like OxyContin has given way to a heroin epidemic ravaging the least likely corners of America - like bucolic Vermont, which …

Drug Addiction

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures

Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory selfie shot

The Best Beasts of 2013 (Photos)

Sorry, Grumpy Cat. From Vladimir Putin cuddling with his dogs to the no-nonsense bulls in the streets of Pamplona, a look at the animals that helped …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins at the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles, where Archbishop Jose Gomez greets inmates during a Christmas visit in which he held a Mass, toured the halls containing the most dangerous offenders and handed out religious materials. Staying in the Southland, …

Apologies, Promises From UPS And FedEx About Delivery Delays

<b>Update at 8:20 p.m. ET. Amazon, UPS, Offer Refunds:</b><p><i>The Washington Post</i> reports:<p>"Amazon and UPS said Thursday they would offer refunds to customers who did not receive their Christmas orders on time, after a surge in last-minute online shopping caught the shipping giant off guard.""Customers who …

Syria's War Creates A Demand For Artificial Legs

<b>Listen · 3:55</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In a clinic in southern Turkey, Mohammed Ibrahim helps 23-year-old Syrian Mustapha Abu Bakr take his first steps since he lost his legs, holding on to a set of bars for balance.<p>"He can't express his feelings," Ibrahim says. "It's a new thing …

Europeans are now too cheap for Champagne

The past few years haven’t been kind to France’s most famous sparkling wine. For the second consecutive year, the world drank less Champagne than it did in the previous year. Current estimates have sales volumes falling by 3% to 4% this year, after dropping over 4% in 2012.<p>Champagne’s fall from …

French Government