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AA Batteries Review - Consumer Reports

Is anyone giving or receiving a holiday gift labeled “batteries not included”? We thought so. Listen up: We tested 15 AA batteries—the type typically …

Associated Press News

Google Plus Creates Uproar Over Forced YouTube Integration

Google Plus is back in the headlines again, but not for any spike in users or must-have new features. Rather, Google’s social network has now become further entwined in yet another of Google’s properties, YouTube.<p>YouTubers, both video creators and commenters, are upset about the new requirement of …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

After the Higgs hype, Cern still has as much purpose and passion as ever

As the tram trundles through the suburbs of Geneva, a huge lit-up globe by the side of the road lets me know I have arrived at Cern (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research). This is the mecca of particle physics. Most of it looks like a fairly undistinguished campus. "The money has not been …

The Persistence of Glamour

Forget the Kardashians: Glamour is more persistent, pervasive, and powerful than we realize.<p>When Kim Kardashian posts Instagram photos of her nearly …

Dallas Buyers Club - Trailer 1

Matthew McConaughey stars in "Dallas Buyer's Club" as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he …

Pick of the week: A Texas cowboy faces AIDS

Pick of the week: Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto are vibrant in the amazing true story of “Dallas Buyers Club”<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>October 31, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>There’s a peculiar energy, a life force, to Jean-Marc Vallée’s “Dallas Buyers Club” that elevates the film well above its familiar fable …

5 Simple Steps To Never Feel Overwhelmed Again | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re pursuing change, feeling overwhelmed is practically a guarantee. It’s damned near impossible to avoid running into a mental road block …

Motivation

10 Young People On How They Landed Their Awesome Jobs

Ever wanted to tap someone on the shoulder and beg her to tell you how she landed a job she loves? Now you don’t have to. We asked 10 young people …

50 People On ‘The Secret My Company Doesn’t Want The Public To Know’

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/18lHWDc<p>The following entries have been<br>collected from users on Reddit about their respective …

Yahoo Says That Killing Working From Home Is Turning Out Perfectly

After receiving tons of heat for taking away workers’ remote privileges, Yahoo now says that things are working just as planned: engagement and productivity are up.<p>When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer banned her 12,000 employees from working from home in February, her all-hands-on-deck ultimatum ignited a …

Amazon.com: Holiday Toy List 2017: Toys & Games

Holiday Toy List<p>Amazon's Holiday Toy List showcases the latest and most-wished-for new and bestselling toys for the holiday gifting season. The …

Electronic Devices Cleared for Take-Off & Landing

Good news flyers, the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration Administrator (FAA) has announced that airlines can allow passengers to use electronic devices “during all phases of flight”, and is introducing guidelines to implement the new policy.<p>In real terms, the …

Protesters Call For Justice In Brutal Gang Rape In Kenya

The gang rape of a 16-year-old Kenyan schoolgirl — and the lack of punishment given to the alleged rapists — has sparked outrage in the country and beyond.<p>The attack was so violent it left the girl in a wheelchair with a severe back injury. She identified some of her attackers, who police …

Obama Almost Ran With Hillary

Israeli Warplanes Strike Inside Syria for Fifth Time This Year

Israeli warplanes conducted an airstrike early today on a Syrian military facility near the northern Syrian port city of Latakia along the …

John Kerry admits US spying has 'reached too far'

US secretary of state promises some US spying practices will end as global outrage at surveillance builds<p>John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has admitted that some of America's spying activities have "reached too far".<p>He said many of the surveillance practices were carried out "on automatic …

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

Letters From Camelot's Historian

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. remembers what Jackie Kennedy thought of Hillary Clinton, upbraids John Boehner for misquoting Lincoln, and denies JFK's philandering.<p>Over the course of a long career as an historian, public intellectual, speechwriter, and presidential adviser, Arthur Schlesinger had a …

DIY Kid’s Halloween Costumes of Fashion Icons

Lifestyle and design blog Oh Happy Day has posted a collection of do-it-yourself kid’s Halloween costumes of famous fashion icons including Anna …

Costumes

Feeding the Hypebeast, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>Some people wait in line for phones; others might camp the night for holiday deals or video game releases. For …

Psst, Pass It On

Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>With its celebrity news and human interest stories, People is a juggernaut in the magazine world. A gigantic …

It's InStyle...to Be on Flipboard

It’s InStyle…to Be on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>InStyle knows its readers aren’t just browsing the magazine’s pages of inspiring …