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T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million to Settle Cramming Case

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

The Biggest Résumé Mistakes You Should Avoid

Here are my main complaints:<p><b>Readability: Formatting that doesn’t help me read the content.</b> If my eye doesn’t know where to go, either because you’ve …

Jimmy Page: ‘Led Zeppelin Was an Affair of the Heart’

“I don’t intend to revisit the vaults for awhile,” Jimmy Page says with a smile, sitting in the opulent library of a Victorian hotel in London. The …

How You Can Function on Less Than 6 Hours of Sleep

I don’t have a multi-million dollar company (yet), but I’m one of those CEOs who function on 3-5 hours of sleep.<p>No, there aren’t any drugs involved, …

The evolution of Taylor Swift, as told by her song lyrics about cars

In announcing <i>1989</i>, Taylor Swift declared that she was done with country music, explaining that it was her “very first documented, official pop …

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

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Rosetta comet landing on course despite wake-up glitch

On Wednesday the European Space Agency will attempt a risky landing on a comet, and it seems the Philae lander wanted to catch a few extra winks of sleep before its big day.<p>Overnight, the commands were sent to wake up Philae but the robotic lander began using a backup computer rather than the main …

6 Things the Real Masters of Sex Taught Us About Sex in 1970

Showtime’s acclaimed series <i>Masters of Sex</i> comes back for its second season this weekend, but before it was a hit show, the real Virginia Johnson and …

This Big Tobacco Merger Would Unite 2 Major E-Cig Brands

Two of the three biggest tobacco companies, Reynolds American and Lorillard, sent shockwaves through the financial world Friday when they announced …

Public Health

Intimacy Addiction Looks Similar to Drug Addiction, Study Finds

There’s still debate over whether sex addiction exists, but a new study on porn and the brain provides more evidence that consuming explicit material …

5 Ways to Make Your Kids a Healthier Breakfast

Tips for making kids' breakfasts healthier (and still tasty), according to Bon Appétit food and features editor (and mom) Carla Lalli Music<p>Cereal: The staple of most kids' breakfast (and occasional midnight snack of adults). This week, however, a study came out that analyzed over 1,500 …

The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Raising A Toddler

And you thought the first year was tough...<p><b>For more of artist Grant Snider's work, visit Incidental Comics.</b>

A Clever System To Ensure That Kids Only Use Their Cell Phones In School To Do Work

Just such a “mobile learning framework” is part of Qualcomm’s efforts in education, coming from inside the chipmaker’s Global Market Development …

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The Powerful History of Potty Training

Scientists have long tended to attribute a person's personality to how they were toilet trained—especially during times of political turmoil.<p>Before most children can tell which way is up, Alicia Silverstone’s son was potty trained. As the actress-cum-vegan diet pusher explains in her new, and …

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

36 of the BEST kitchen tips and tricks! (cooking and food hacks)

If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of time planning meals and preparing food, making all of those helpful kitchen tips and tricks that save …

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How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. There’s a benefit to knowing the process of …

Photograph of the Milky Way Taken Out the Window of an Airplane Above the Atlantic

One of the standard cliché Instagram shots that gets ridiculed on occasion is the plane wing photographs, usually accompanied by some clouds or a …

Amazon Music: Still far from Spotify, but a good start

Movie streaming services like Netflix have shifted the way we think of the film and television studio system. And given time, services like Spotify …

iHeartRadio app updated with new design, recommendations

iHeartRadio, the second-most popular music streaming service after Pandora, is getting an update to improve its design and personalized music …

Cocoony is a Peaceful and Quiet Haven Where Kids Can Unwind

Whether a child has had a hours of joyful play or a stressful day at school, the Cocoony offers a space for relaxation. Created by Austrian designer …

'He's a ham': Panda caught on camera playing in the snow

At least someone is enjoying the snow!<p>The Toronto Zoo closed early on Wednesday due to a snowstorm, and while that left several zoo-goers disappointed to be heading home early, 5-year-old giant panda Da Mao thought it called for a party.<p>A security camera in his enclosure caught the playful panda …

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Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

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No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of government documents to journalists last year, was nominated for …

Man Arrested in Goodfellas Heist Case

Authorities will charge one man in the infamous 35-year-old heist featured in the movie <i>Goodfellas</i> in which thieves stole cash and jewelry from a …