Nicole Earp

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Exploring The Many Similarities Between Domestic Cats and Wild Cats

In this very cute video, Big Cat Rescue explores the great many similarities between domestic cats and wild cats.<p>Despite the obvious difference in …

Daaaaaaaw: Two-Legged Cat Walks Like A T-Rex

This is Mercury the two legged cat. He was found at five weeks old with no front legs. Now he's having the time of his life. The folks that adopted …

California killer's parents frantically searched for son during shooting

As Elliot Rodger was carrying out a deadly rampage Friday night around Santa Barbara, his parents were frantically trying to find him, having just received a chilling manifesto from their son.<p>Rodger, 22, sent a couple dozen people -- including his parents and at least one of his therapists -- the …

Why Do Women Have Such a Hard Time Expressing Anger?

Photo: Getty Images<p>When I was a junior in high school my best friend approached me in the hallway and, in front of her boyfriend, made a comment about me having a crush on a guy. I couldn't believe she didn't have the foresight to realize that this would embarrass me—and infuriate me. After all, I …

Powdered-alcohol creator shares 'the truth about Palcohol'

Last month, to the delight of those, like myself, who love imbibing and all things "instant," a modern-day hero emerged. But rather than vanquishing poorly dressed supervillains, he promised something far more valuable: lightweight, portable powdered liquor in a convenient pouch.<p>This 21st-century …

UPDATED: Crash at Travis AFB Open House Cancels Air Show, Kills Pilot

<b>UPDATED: 2:45 PM PDT, May 5, 2014</b> - Witnesses to the accident report that Eddie survived the initial crash and could be heard calling for rescue over …

Pilot killed in air show crash at California Air Force base

A pilot was killed when his plane crashed during an air show at a California Air Force base Sunday.<p>Eddie Andreini, 77, an air show veteran, was killed in the crash, Col. David Mott of Travis Air Force Base said at a Sunday afternoon press conference.<p>"No one wants to see an event like this," Mott …

Reemergence Of Polio Is A Global Health Risk

After major milestones in polio eradication, the World Health Organization warns that the virus has been regaining ground.<p>As recently as March, the World Health Organization was touting major gains in the battle to eradicate polio: Southeast Asia was deemed polio-free. But meanwhile, in countries …

Beauty: brilliant tools for the job

The joy of my job is that I get to recommend brilliantly effective and useful products that might otherwise be ignored. Occasionally, this occurs to me as I'm using something on which I am so dependent that even I have begun to take it for granted. <b>Muji nail clippers</b> (£3.95) are a perfect example: …

How Brazil Has Leapt Ahead Of The U.S. With An Internet Bill Of Rights

One of the largest Internet markets just signed landmark legislation guaranteeing net neutrality, a limit to the data advertisers can collect on users, and limits on government surveillance on the Internet.<p>Brazil is one of the biggest foreign markets around for Facebook and Google–and it’s one of …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

Find an Apartment in No Time With These Essential Apps

Between a tight apartment supply, rising prices, and stiff competition, locating a place to live isn’t easy. These apps will help you find—and …

Dude, where's my car? Google Now knows

A small update tucked into the Google Search app for Android on Thursday gives the Google Now personal assistant the memory powers suburban America has been waiting for: it remembers where you parked your car.<p>The car locator feature will remember your car's location and set a card to remind you. It …

Paperfold is a foldable, transformable smartphone prototype

If Kyrocera's folding smartphone Echo didn't have enough screens for you, try this on for size. The Human Media Lab at Canada's Queen's University has created a fully functional smartphone that uses not two, but <i>three</i> different snap-together e-ink displays. The result is a gigantic device called …

Snapchat Steps Up Its Game With Sophisticated New Messaging Features

Snapchat rolled out its biggest update yet Thursday, in a move that added text messaging and video chatting to its photo and video sharing app.<p>The …

Our godless brains: Emerging science reveals mind-blowing alternatives to a higher power

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Science has yet to uncover many mysteries of the mind. But there are more reasons than ever why God isn’t necessary<p>W.R. Klemm<p>April 26, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate.”<p>Physics is the mother science. As such, it …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

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Hey, Busy People: This Smart Machine Cooks Meals for You

When you’ve barely got the bandwidth to decode the latest mashed up food craze (Ramen taco? Waffle taco? Donut waffle? Ahhh!), how can you find the time to whip up a culinary masterpiece in your very own kitchen stadium? Really, what does it take for a busy home cook to get a five-star sous chef up …

MERS cases spike to 339 in Saudi Arabia

The number of new cases of the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus spiked by 26 over the weekend, including 10 deaths, the Saudi Arabian Health Ministry said.<p>This brings the total number of known cases of MERS-CoV to 339 in Saudi Arabia, including 102 deaths, according to the …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Google Will Be Better Off Minus Google+

Google+ as we know it appears to be finished. Vic Gundotra, the executive in charge, is leaving the company, and TechCrunch says big changes are afoot. The three-year-old social network is being redefined — demoted? — from a product to a platform, and Google will stop trying to infuse it into all …

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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Lick This

The U.S. Postal Service might be releasing stamps featuring Harvey Milk next week, but Finland’s mail carriers are getting, uh, cheekier. Starting this fall, all college applications and letters to Gran can be stamped with Tom of Finland’s homoerotic, highly suggestive art. Your move, USPS.

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

#theLIST: Pony Up

The classic low-maintenance style has recently received a major upgrade.<p>The classic low-maintenance style has recently received a major upgrade on the fall runways and red carpet.

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8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …