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The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …

Surveillance

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Habits Guide: How to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

Change your life the easy way with this scientifically–backed resource. The full guide is packed with 45 pages of information about the science of …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Immune System

Half of Afghan children suffer irreversible harm from malnutrition

Afghanistan is raising a stunted generation whose hobbled development could spell disaster for the country's feeble economy and undermine the impact of billions of dollars in aid poured into health, education and other areas.<p>More than half of Afghan girls and boys suffer damage to their minds and …

National 'Do Nothing Day' Reminds Us To Take It All In, Especially When Traveling

Today (Thursday) is National Do Nothing Day. A quasi-holiday, sure, but we'll take any excuse to think of things to <i>not</i> do in places we want to be besides the office.<p>If you happen to be on the road today, here are a few things you can not do while still doing something.<p>If you're on a cruise...<p>...sit …

21 Problems Only Women With Big Boobs Understand

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

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Associated Press News

The 15 Jobs That Are Most Damaging To Your Health

To rank the most unhealthy jobs in America, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a U.S. Department of Labor database full of detailed information on occupations.<p>In order to analyze jobs by their impact on workers' health, we took O*NET measures of six health risks in each …

American Airlines

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

Remember all those Obamacare horror stories? Not looking so bad now

Statisticians dismiss the practice of using personal stories to argue about an objective reality as "anecdata", but it might be more accurate to call the "Obamacare horror stories" that have taken over social media "urban legends". There are urban legends about a lot of things – from spiders in …

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was pieced together from a clutch of cells found in bone fragments – the oldest human remains ever to yield their genetic code.<p>The …

4 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Danielle Contray, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Having kids doesn't mean you can never travel again, of course. Yet once you've gone from packing a suitcase and two carry-ons to dealing with travel cribs, car seats, strollers, and diaper bags (not to mention …

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Associated Press News

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

The Man Repeller's 15 Things Every Woman Should Have

Leandra Medine breaks it down.<p>We've always appreciated AnOther Magazine's perfectly edited list of 15 things every man should have, as told by gentleman, designer, auteur, dad, and not-quite-everyman Tom Ford—and thought women deserve an equally insightful breakdown. So we turned to a woman who …

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

The most commonly awarded grade at Harvard is an A

“The median grade in Harvard College is indeed an A-,” the school’s dean of education said today, according to the student newspaper. Even more stunning: “The most frequently awarded grade in Harvard College is actually a straight A.”<p>That ought to dispel any notion that Harvard is tough on its …

College & University

Hubble senses water on five planets, bodes well for finding new Earths

There's water in them thar planets – five massive "hot Jupiters" spied by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But if you just thought "Life?!" think again. Despite the presence of water molecules in their atmospheres, none of these five planets is suitable to life as we know it. They are all gas giants, …

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