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Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce television shows and films for the streaming service.<p>The deal will give Mr. Obama an international television platform …

Michelle Obama

‘Picked Apart by Vultures’: The Last Days of Stan Lee

Months after losing his wife, the 95-year-old comic book legend is surrounded by charlatans and mountebanks.<p>You might expect Stan Lee, at age 95, to …

Trump says US will institute tariffs on steel and aluminum imports next week

The United States will impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum as early as next week, President Donald Trump said Thursday, following disagreement …

Donald Trump

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds around a low pressure area in the upper atmosphere over the Arctic, has split in two. Since the polar …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Did the Air Force bomb the SpaceX rocket that fell into the sea?

One very good thing that happened this week was SpaceX’s successful Falcon Heavy test launch, and subsequent jaw-dropping dual rocket landing. But …

Space Exploration

Who needs winter sun? On another planet in the coldest corner of Europe

You have to take your hat off to the Lappish in winter. Not literally, of course, that would be suicidal. But lend them some respect. Every morning between early October and April – despite enduring temperatures that can turn their eyelashes crisp; despite being suffocated under every kind of snow …

Iceland camper van road trip tips

Iceland has become a popular family vacation destination for many reasons: it is every bit as breathtakingly beautiful as it looks in photographs, …

RVs

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science | Inc.com

Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as those feelings we get when we're touched …

Psychology

10+ Unique Photos of The Eclipse You Really Need to See

Wowowowow.<p>If you're currently residing somewhere in the continental United States, chances are you were able to glimpse at least a partial solar …

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

I Photographed Sea Lions In The Galápagos, And There’s A Reason People Call Them The Puppies Of The Sea (Part 2)

I traveled to the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador for one week and was surprised at the variety of animals there. However, sea lions were the animal …

The Best of Cassini—13 Years in Orbit Around Saturn

On September 15, 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will take its final measurements and images as it plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere at 77,000 miles per hour, burning up high above the cloud tops. Launched in 1997, Cassini traveled 2.2 billion miles in seven years to reach Saturn and enter orbit. …

These Might Just be the Best Lake Vacations Ever

Lake vacations combine the best elements of summer – not just swimming, fishing, and boating, but also lazy days on the beach, chasing fireflies, and …

Lake Superior

Could this be the world’s simplest jet lag cure?

There are lots of drastic measures you can take to perk up after hopping time zones—like hooking yourself up to an IV drip or filling your carry-on …

17 Comfortable Flats You Can Wear With Anything And Walk For Miles

We've got the perfect pair for you.<p>Bleeding heels, blisters and squished toes are all unfortunate symptoms of breaking in new flats or walking in uncomfortable pairs for far too long.<p>But thanks to our never-ending quest to find cute flats that are also incredibly comfortable, we’ve rounded up 17 …

Clothing

Interval training exercise could be a fountain of youth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a fountain of youth? You may need to search no further than your sneakers.<p>Exercise, particularly high-intensity interval training, encourages your cells to make more proteins to feed their energy-producing machinery -- and this arrests the aging process, according to a new study …

Exercise

Introducing 13 Useful Free Apps For you To Install Today

Need some apps that help you, well, live better? Try these 14 apps that help you be a healthier, happier and a more productive person...

Apps

Science may soon revive the woolly mammoth, but are we ready?

Woolly mammoths have been extinct for thousands of years, but they could roam the Arctic tundra in as few as seven, thanks to the breakneck pace of …

Genetics

Scientists Are Close to Cloning a Woolly Mammoth

A Harvard team says they hope to create a mammoth embryo within the next two years.<p>A group of Harvard researchers have announced that they are close to resurrecting the woolly mammoth. The researchers believe they are less than two years away from creating a functioning embryo, although creating a …

The dazzling firefall of Yosemite has returned

The rare and stunningly beautiful phenomenon only occurs during a two-week window in February.<p>While winter in Yosemite National Park offers a …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Scotland

19+ spots that prove Idaho is the most underrated state in the US

It seems like Idaho is the state you drive through to get somewhere else, and for the most part, that’s how we locals like it. But, just in case …

Is sugar the world’s most popular drug?

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

Diabetes

Large Indoor Trees That Make a Bold Statement

Any plant has the power to add a little mystery and magic to your space, but only a really really big plant can create the impression that your …

'Viva Fidel!': Tens of thousands pay last respects to Cuba's Castro | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Cubans, some wrapped in red, white and blue national flags, paid final respects in Havana on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the United States throughout the Cold War.<p>Castro died on Friday at the age …

Cuba

Melania Trump: Ending social media bullying would be focus as first lady

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melania Trump says she'd work to improve a social media culture that has gotten "too mean and too tough" -- riddled with insults based on "looks and intelligence" -- if she becomes first lady.<p>But she didn't make any mention of the Twitter activities of her husband, Donald Trump, who has …

Donald Trump

Swing-state polls show Trump path to White House narrowing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A trio of state polls released this week show Hillary Clinton's northern "blue wall" holding, as she carries commanding leads across a series of key states.<p>The polls -- taken after the release of a 2005 recording of Donald Trump talking in a sexually aggressive manner about women -- show …

Government