Matthew C. Harris

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The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make About Being Happy at Work

Jeff Hayzlett is the former CMO at Kodak and now a bestselling author, TV show host and owner of more than 50 businesses.<p>In this new book, <i>Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless</i> Hayzlett writes about how to fix some of the biggest mistakes we make in our pursuit of happiness at</b> …

Train suspect had been flagged as potential risk

PARIS — The shooter boarded the packed high-speed train with enough firepower to slaughter dozens in a matter of minutes, and he was foiled not through high-tech security but because two vacationing American service members happened to be there to overpower him.<p>Now sharp questions are being asked …

Terrorism

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

12 games that teach kids to code — and are even fun, too

Coding is a big deal right now. Worldwide, 36 million kids have taken part in “Hour of code” activities, helping them become active, rather than passive users of technology and starting learning that might one day help secure a job in our increasingly tech-driven world.<p>Even if your kids don’t go on …

Hillary Clinton Plans On 'Hugging It Out' With Obama After Critical Interview

News of the call was revealed in a statement from Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill, who said Clinton plans on "hugging it out" with Obama when they both attend a fund-raiser in Massachusetts on Wednesday evening.<p>"While they've had honest differences on some issues, including aspects of the wicked …

Hillary Clinton

Westboro Baptist Church Protesting SF Tech Workers This Afternoon

The Westboro Baptist Church, the group known for its hate-filled picketing outside the funerals of soldiers and those who died of AIDS, has found a new target – the tech industry. The group plans to picket pretty much every major tech company in Silicon Valley from Facebook to Reddit this afternoon.<p>…

IRAQ: U.S. STRIKES HAVE AN IMPACT

An F/A-18C Hornet coming from Iraq lands on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on Sunday. AP Photo/Hasan Jamali

Obama sees no quick fix in Iraq

U.S. warplanes and drones stepped up attacks against Islamist militants in northern Iraq on Saturday, as President Obama warned that the effort to help Iraqi forces deny a safe haven to “barbaric terrorists” and help rescue thousands of trapped religious refugees wouldn’t be a short-term …

Toddler causes security breach at White House, delays Obama address on Iraq

President Barack Obama was about to address the nation on Iraq Thursday night when the briefing was delayed because of a security breach on the North Lawn of the White House.<p>But this wasn't your normal breach, this was one of a pint-sized variety.<p>A toddler forced the President, the press corps and …

Microsoft tip ends in arrest of alleged child porn hustler

Google isn't the only company scanning the Web for potential child predators -- Microsoft is also doing some online tracking.<p>A tip from Microsoft led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man who was allegedly sharing and receiving child pornography images, according to the BBC. The man, who was in his …

Texas Cheerleader Kendall Jones Sparks Online Outrage with African Hunting Photos

A Texas cheerleader has infuriated many in the online community after posting photos that show her smiling while standing over wildlife she shot in …

Bergdahl deal scrutinized at congressional hearing

<b>(CNN)</b> - Emotions ran high Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill to examine the circumstances surrounding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban in 2009 and the deal that led to his release in late May.<p>Bergdahl was captured after he walked off his base in Afghanistan's Paktika province, …

Emma Stone And Andrew Garfield Are Still The Best At Dealing With Paparazzi

It’s really nice to see a couple of young Hollywood stars not only so seemingly in love with each other, but also so in touch with the things that really matter. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield were out and about in New York City today, and obviously the paparazzi were in full force following them …

Michael Schumacher out of coma and leaves hospital after ski accident

Latest as German F1 legend Michael Schumacher leaves Grenoble hospital intensive care nearly six months after skiing crash<p><b>Michael Schumacher</b> is no longer in a coma and has left intensive care in Grenoble hospital nearly six months after his life-threatening skiing accident, his manager has …

Best free sites for learning how to write code

Not so long ago, typing was for secretaries, journalists, and would-be authors. Now we're all tapping away at keyboards and screens from morning until night.<p>The number of people who spend their workday coding continues to soar. In the not-too-distant future, writing code may be as commonplace as …

A Guy In Florida Protested Code Violations By Painting His Entire House As An American Flag

"It's just total government abuse. This is still America," said Brent Greer, who lives in Bradenton, Florida.<p>Greer is upset that city code enforcement officers inspected his home in February after an anonymous complaint that a 15-foot(4.5-metre)-tall Christmas tree on his front porch had fallen …

Learn To Code, Learn To Think

Is learning to code software a valuable skill? Is it one that prepares people to join the workforce of the future?<p>On the one hand, the popularity of computer science as a college major and the proliferation of coding bootcamps suggest the answer is decidedly "yes." <i>Code.org</i>, a non-profit that …

GOP legislation would cut off Holder's salary

A Republican lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut off pay to Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal officials who have been held in contempt of Congress.<p>Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, introduced the "Contempt Act" on Tuesday, less than a week after alluding to the measure …

5-Year-Old Boy Discovers Microsoft Xbox One Security Flaw

Microsoft has a new security researcher and he's a five-year-old boy from San Diego, Calif.<p>Kristoffer Von Hassel discovered a security flaw with …

In most-anticipated SXSW talk in years, Snowden fires up Austin

AUSTIN, Texas -- And on Monday, Edward Snowden showed up.<p>It was perhaps the most-anticipated South by Southwest Interactive talk since Mark Zuckerberg gave a keynote speech in 2008: Snowden appearing live, by teleconference, from Russia.<p>And though today's talk lacked the fireworks that erupted …

Danica: Negative spawns positive

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danica Patrick has brushed off Hall of Famer Richard Petty's criticism.<p>Speaking at Daytona 500 media day Thursday, Patrick …

Motorsport

Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

21 Iraqi militants die after explosion at bomb-making class

Iraqi officials say militants accidentally set off their own car bomb at a training camp north of Baghdad, leaving 21 dead.<p>A police officer said the militants were attending a lesson on Monday on making car bombs and explosive belts at the camp near the town of Samarra when a glitch set off one of …

CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes, Other Pharmacies Not So Much

CVS announced plans Wednesday to stop selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products in its stores later this year, making it the first national …

US willing to hold talks with Edward Snowden, but only if he pleads guilty first

The US Justice Department says it will hold talks with Edward Snowden's lawyers, but only under one condition: the NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower must return home and plead guilty to the charges against him. Snowden is currently living under asylum in Russia to avoid charges of espionage after …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …