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What You Need to Know About the Mortgage That Skirts the 20% Down Payment

You don't <i>really</i> have to put 20% down on a house (and with home prices so high these days, who can afford that?), but if you don't, you have to pay for private mortgage insurance, which can be a costly add-on to your monthly bill. So one way or another, you'll pay.<p>But there's a kind of loan you can …

Breathtaking Bird Photos: The Winners of the Audubon Photo Contest

The Audubon Society has officially announced the winners of their 7th annual Photography Awards, and even though it might help, you absolutely don’t …

15 Late-Era Simpsons Jokes That Are Genuinely Great

For many Simpsons fans, the show simply stopped existing past season 11. Now in its 27th season, that means there are more "bad" seasons of The …

This company raised a million dollars to print 360º photographs onto spheres

Virtual reality might be the buzz of the town, but a new company called Scandy wants the world to know that the world of 360º content isn’t destined …

Top 20 Underwater Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

17 One-Pot Recipes You Can Make in Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Move over, sheet pan dinner recipes — the cast-iron skillet is the O.G. of the cookware world, and it’s here to stay. Perhaps yours was gifted to you by your grandma, or you picked it up at the local flea market. Either way, it’s more than likely your cast-iron skillet has been well-loved for a …

Please Enjoy These Super-Funny Harry Potter Tumblr Posts

The Potter fandom keeps on pumping out hilarious Tumblr posts!

37 Amazing Chalkboard Signs Outside Restaurants That Are Hilarious AF

Chalkboard signs.<p>The only little creative space (yes I’m being sarcastic) that restaurant owners use to lure hungry customers into their humble …

Day Care

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, recently released the shortlists for the 2016 edition. This year's entries cover a broad scope of themes and geography, with over 270 photographers from nearly 60 countries represented. The photographs depict …

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24 Hilarious Schmidt Quotes That Will Never Get Old

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Yelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016

What's for lunch? It appears everything is on the menu.<p>Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through …

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video Shows How Lightning Looks From Space

Just wow!<p>Lightning strikes seen from space are as breathtaking as you'd imagine.<p>British astronaut Tim Peake on Tuesday tweeted mesmerizing time-lapse footage of an electrical storm as seen from the International Space Station.<p>It was taken as the craft soared from the direction of North Africa, over …

Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph

New vaccines for HPV, meningitis recommended for kids and adults

<b>(CNN) —</b> New vaccines for meningococcal type B and HPV and are among the updates to the immunization schedule published for children and adults.<p>The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, known as ACIP, makes the updates every year. ACIP is a part of the Centers for Disease Control and …

Public Health

9 Surprisingly Easy Dishes Top Chefs Always Cook at Home

Whether or not you’re a cooking enthusiast, we all have a go-to meal we can prepare with our eyes closed. Maybe it’s your grandma’s pasta recipe or a simple green salad with homemade dressing. Whatever it is, it’s hassle-free and always hits the spot. Professional chefs share this mind-set, too; …

Animal pictures of the week: 8 January 2016 - Telegraph

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How Entrepreneur Greg Hague Hopes To Change The Way America Sells Homes

Entrepreneur Greg Hague, of Scottsdale, Arizona is a repeat entrepreneur, attorney, law professor, author, and business partner with New York Times best seller Swim With The Sharks author Harvey Mackay. What he’s best known for, however, is his 35-year passion for shaking things up in the …

Insta of the Week: Hot Tea Freezing in -40° Air

Flash frozen water is beautiful, but kind of frightening when you think about it.<p>Canada is one of those places that seems like it should have 87 different words for "cold." Pictures and videos from Canada usually make me want to jump directly into a furnace. Case in point, Michael H. Davies' latest …

Fireworks ‘just went off in my hand,’ Jason Pierre-Paul says

All these months later, what is left of Jason Pierre-Paul’s right hand remains a sobering sight.<p>The New York Giants’ defensive end took the heavy bandage from his hand and showed it to Michael Strahan in a Fox Sports interview Sunday morning, explaining just how he happened to injure himself with …

Hilarious Photo Series Explains How to Make a Baby

If you were ever wondering how a baby is formed, Quebec-based photographer Patrice Laroche has created a easy-to-follow, almost instructional, series of photos. Of course, it's only a joke! Laroche and the soon-to-be-mother of his child, Sandra Denis, found a humorous and creative way to share …

100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

Homelessness

The Real History Of Hanukkah Is More Complicated Than You Thought

What do you really know about the "festival of lights"?<p>Americans who know anything about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah may have heard that it celebrates the victory of good over evil -- the triumph of light over darkness.<p>But the real history of Hanukkah’s origins is more complicated. It is as much …

The world's most beautiful drone photography?

Instagram users are having to do more and more to make themselves stand out from the crowd.<p>Of course that's not such a challenge when you spend your days travelling the world and flying drones over some of planet earth's most remarkable landscapes.<p>User @dirka, or Californian Dirk Dallas, …

Top 15 Books of 2015

2015 marks my tenth year choosing the best books of the year, and it was the most difficult of them all. Non-fiction Christian book publishing …

Theology

Carmelo Anthony appeared to take a thousand steps before pulling up to shoot

Carmelo Anthony took so many steps against the Miami Heat that he might as well be a caterpillar. Although he doesn't fully have possession of the ball until a few seconds later, this still looks pretty bad.<p>Nevertheless, please show Carmelo's traveling to your coworkers. Instead of having the …

Miami Heat

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …