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U.S. apologizes to Qatar for video of laughing American soldiers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. ambassador to Qatar apologized to the government Thursday after a video featuring two U.S. soldiers laughing caused some to believe they were insulting the country.<p>The video, posted to YouTube, shows the soldiers as they talk into a camera, standing in front of a pair of U.S. and …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston has had a very good month, even by Jennifer Aniston standards. The 47-year-old actress has cemented her status as a kind of living-well guru, and last week, <i>People</i> named her the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for a second time. Before her heady dramatic turn in <i>The Yellow Birds</i> later …

Australia's most wanted jihadist 'killed in US air strike' in Iraq

Australia's most wanted terrorist - a Melbourne-born former rapper who became the country's main recruiter of Isil fighters - has been killed in a United States air strike in Iraq.<p>The death of the 24-year-old Neil Prakash was welcomed by Australian officials, who said he encouraged numerous …

Globetrotting Couple Shoots Stunning Portraits in Remote Landscapes

Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale are a couple made in photography heaven. The first is a beautiful model, the second a talented portrait, …

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

Why Bauhaus will never go out of style

An exhibition in Bonn explores what makes the legendary Bauhaus school of design so timeless. These architects and artists came up with a …

How did street style become the ultimate fashion trend?

Dressing like you’ve just run out of JD Sports is now chic – just ask Alexander Wang, Vetements’ Demna Gvasalia and Kanye West<p>• Ask Hadley: Is it ever OK to dump someone by text?<p><b>I have heard that “street style” is now the ultimate fashion trend. But what does that actually mean?</b><p><i>Tamsin, by …

Street Style

Real life Roo has found its very own Winnie the Pooh

Great news — two of your favorite childhood characters have been spotted outside of the Hundred Acre Wood.<p>Reddit user angela_of_death gave us some …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Drew Scott

Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measure

If you're an iPhone owner who <i>hasn't</i> had a run-in with the dreaded Error 53, consider yourself lucky. The error — which usually forces iPhones with replacement screens or home buttons into a boot loop after attempting a software update — was widely considered a bug until Apple cleared things up in …

Model Katie May dead at 34, according to multiple reports

Model Katie May died Thursday morning after suffering a stroke Monday, according to multiple media reports.<p>The 34-year-old single mom was hospitalized Monday when a blockage in her carotid artery caused a stoke, TMZ reports. She remained in critical condition until she was taken off of life support …

Canadian Chef Designs the "Ultimate Cutting Board"

Michael Motamedi's "Swiss Army Knife" approach<p>When it comes to newfangled cutting board designs, I'm a fan of the Mocubo, which we covered here. But …

Morgan Stanley Cuts Its Way To Profitability As Compensation Tumbles 27%

Morgan Stanley posted a $908 million profit in a tough fourth quarter, as the nation’s second largest standalone investment bank dramatically cut pay to offset muted fixed income trading and investment banking results.<p>The bank reported quarterly revenues of $7.7 billion, flat from year-ago levels, …

Markets

This is the Largest Stunt Explosion Caught on Camera

Want to set a new Guinness world record with a stunt explosion in your next photo or video shoot? You’re going to have to beat the explosion in the …

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and After-Party

What Do You Do When ISIS Steals Your Photo?

The Internet is teeming with copyright infringement these days, and there are various ways for photographers to get stolen photos taken down and paid …

The Best and Worst of the New Emoji

It’s a popular pastime for the phone obsessed to decry the glaring absence of emoji that should exist but do not yet. How can there still be no taco, cheese, or unicorn emoji? To all who have rallied against this wrong: Rejoice! Or rather, tears-of-joy emoji! Apple’s iOS 9.1 software update, …

How I Shot a Plane Flying Through the Supermoon

So an image of mine (@lightbrekkie) appears to be doing the rounds lately on Instagram and you may have seen it.<p>One of those normal days started with …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Stephen Colbert

This week, <b>Stephen Colbert</b> will be addressing a brand-new nation. After nearly a decade of playing a “well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot,” Colbert will now be taking over the CBS nighttime mainstay <i>The Late Show,</i> succeeding <b>David Letterman.</b> With the end of his eponymous Comedy …

Sphero BB-8 teardown reveals its robot tech inside the rolling 'Star Wars' droid

The Sphero BB-8 toy may not be powered by the Force, but Bill Detwiler cracks this rolling robot open to show you the tech inside.<p>" Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opens in theaters this December, but you don't have to wait until then to get up close and personal with one of the movie's new …

Robotics

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

Shadow on Mars appears to be a woman

Nasa's Curiosity Rover captures an image of what resembles the form of a woman on Mars<p>Nasa's Curiosity Rover took a picture while exploring a crater on Mars and captured what appears to be a woman.<p>The image looks to show a long haired woman on top of a cliff looking out over the land.<p>A website …

UFOs