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Murder, torture, drugs: Cartel kingpin's wife says that's not the 'El Chapo' she knows

She sweeps into the restaurant dressed elegantly in black slacks and a sleeveless, pale pink blouse, a white ribbon tied demurely at the neck. Her bag is Prada. If there are bodyguards, they have waited discreetly outside.<p>As wife of Joaquin “El Chapo”<p>Guzman, the notorious leader of the Sinaloa …

David Bowie Dies at 69 After Battle With Cancer

Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday<p>David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle with cancer. He was 69 years old.<p>The singer’s death was reported in a statement posted to his …

David Bowie

Inside NYC's first 'micro apartment' building, where 60,000 people have applied to live and a 302 square foot market rate unit costs $2,750 a month

If you thought New York apartments were tiny before, you haven't seen anything yet. New York City's first "micro apartments" development — known as Carmel Place — is set to open in February, according to the New York Times.<p>Developer Monadnock Development first put forth the project — then known as …

New York City

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Eiffel Tower

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

7 Cooking Myths That Are Basically Bogus

You're super hungry...but feeling super lazy. You've got some leftover veggies in the fridge, but microwaving them steals all their nutritional value, right? Might as well polish off that bag of Goldfish instead, right? Wrong. We debunk that and six other cooking myths below.<p><b>Myth: Salting pasta</b> …

Food

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

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Hiroshima atomic bomb: a simple toll of a bell signals the moment 80,000 died

Japan’s leaders join thousands on the 70th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack and warn the weapons must be abolished<p>The silence was broken only by the toll of a single temple bell and the chirping of cicadas in their mid-summer prime.<p>In sight of the scarred A-bomb dome and the river …

Japan

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Trap of “Abortion Reversal” Ruth Graham A newly touted procedure might let women halt the effects of the abortion pill. It’s sparking …

Scott Pruitt

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

With Season 5 of "Game of Thrones" starting Sunday, we've created a GIF-filled refresher course on who did what to whom, where and sometimes why. Plus, photo clues and a video recap.<p>Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've …

TV Series

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Grateful In A Rude World

Since your children were very young, you’ve been engaging in the daily exercise of teaching them manners. You remind them to cover their mouths when they cough; you teach them the difference between their “inside voice” and “outside voice”; you educate them on how to address their elders; you …

Kids

5 Reasons Why Being Transparent With Your Target Audience Pays Off

In today's society, there are few questions that cannot be answered with a simple Google search. While companies and business entities could once keep private information away from public view, now even the deepest secrets of most organizations are available at nearly everyone's fingertips.<p>And now, …

5 Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes That Totally Nail What It Means To Have A Meaningful Life

How do you define a meaningful life?<p>We're constantly in the pursuit of purpose, but reaching that goal means a different path for everyone. However, there is one consistency as we navigate our way to a meaningful existence: We must love and rely on ourselves in order to get us there -- despite the …

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Fake It 'Til You Make It

Please don't.<p>Instead, let me offer you six ways to gain the relationship edge in business and life that don't require you to be a poser.<p>Let's start with Tip #1, the most important one of all.<p><b>1. Be real, be transparent, be authentic, and be yourself.</b><p>I mean your REAL self. Too often people spend …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

The Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery

The widespread shock and condemnation of Renee Zellweger's "new face" would have you believe that no man or woman would ever fall victim to her fate. Meanwhile, over 11 million surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures were performed last year in the US alone. And, according to the American …

A Book For Little Kids With No Pictures? Yes, And They Love It!

A book for 5-to-8-year-old children.<p>A book for 5-to-8-year-old children with no pictures.<p>A book for 5-to-8-year-old children with no pictures by a writer who's never written anything for children.<p>And it's rapidly climbing to the top of the children's bestseller list.<p>If you know of B.J. Novak, it's …

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Coffee

2nd-Graders Eat At 2-Star Michelin Restaurant, Would Probably Prefer Mac And Cheese

The New York Times recently decided to treat six second-graders to a multi-course tasting menu at famed two-star Michelin restaurant Daniel.<p>“The basic goal today for the children,” said the New York City restaurant's head chef, Daniel Boulud, is “to really discover a lot of flavor, a lot of layers, …

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

Cooking

Martha Stewart Openly Mocks Gwyneth Paltrow With 'Conscious Coupling' Story In Her Magazine

Oh Martha, you sly little fox.<p>After a year of unleashing increasingly deeper and deeper digs at aspiring lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow, Martha Stewart has now made the coyest of slights in her own magazine. The November issue of Martha Stewart Living, which hits newsstands today, makes a …

10 Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Adolescent

Caught your attention didn't I? Yes, it's possible, even if your teenager frequently behaves as if your existence on this earth is intolerably irritating. And you never know when your next word or action will be a terrible mistake. Trust me, I know from whence I speak. But believe it or not, …

Parenting

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How to Make Any Steak Tender

In the West we are blessed with great steaks. Many are intrinsically tender, especially the so-called "noble cuts," like filet mignon, strip steak, and rib steak). But even our fibrous steaks, like flank and skirt, chew easily compared to the meat served on much of Planet Barbecue, where livestock …

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Stop Being a Good Mom

I've recently come to see that I am a "good mom" ...but not for the reasons you may think.<p>I could just as easily be labeled a distracted mom, an indifferent mom, a working mom, an overbearing mom and yes, sometimes, a scary mom.<p>And I'm usually, well, almost always, the "bad guy."<p>While I try hard to …

Baby Development Myths Every Parent Should Know

Grandparents, friends, and society flood parents with well-meaning advice, but how can Mom and Dad be sure they are receiving accurate information? With help from Dr. Andrew Adesman and his book "Baby Facts", we separate baby myths from reality.<p><b>Myth:</b> Baby needs sophisticated toys for maximum brain …