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School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida lawmakers

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the classmates and parents of victims in the Florida school shooting as well as members of the community. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students …

Mental Health
Republicans
Audiophile

Get a set of Syllable D900 Mini wire-free earbuds for $29.99

If you've always wondered about cordless earphones but didn't want to spend a lot to test-drive them, here's your deal. Plus: Get StarCraft for free!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our</i> …

Consumer Tech

What happens to political satire when the real world goes mad? ‘Veep’ is about to find out.

<b>On Nov. 8,</b> as the nation picked its 45th president, Julia Louis-Dreyfus spent the night observing a fake election.<p>The scene, filmed for an upcoming episode of the political comedy “Veep,” unfolded in what was supposed to be a polling station in a post-Soviet republic. Actors dressed as villagers — …

Comedy

Here are all the best Super Bowl commercials in one place

The Super Bowl: the one time of year people not only tolerate but actively seek out commercials.<p>Hell, if you're a cord-cutter or DVR owner with an ad …

Advertising

Fret Zeppelin, A Guitar Learning System With LED Lights That Show Exactly Where Your Fingers Go

Fret Zeppelin is a unique guitar learning system that uses full spectrum LED lights embedded in an unobtrusive fret add-on directing the player’s …

42 Ways to Have the Best Fall Ever

Welcome to fall. Here’s how to do it right, in cities across the globe.<p>Summer is over, and with the change comes a new spate of seasonal activities. …

Lenovo's Yoga Book could make physical keyboards an endangered species

The new hybrid skips the traditional keyboard in favor of a touchscreen digital one, offering a signal of how gadgets may evolve.<p><i>Give up my physical keyboard for a touchscreen phone? I don't think so.</i><p><i>--Any BlackBerry user, circa 2008.</i><p>It wasn't long ago that power users would scoff at the thought of …

Productivity Apps

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

The Brain

Convention Floor Erupts After Never Trump Action Fails

Bedlam erupted at the Republican convention Monday afternoon as party officials used a procedural maneuver to put an end to the haphazard Never Trump …

Government

The Coolest Things to Do for $20 or Less in Every State

From Wedl’s Hamburger Stand in Wisconsin to Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.<p>A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can …

National Parks

How This Startup Founder Triumphed Over His Year of Hell

Any experienced entrepreneur can tell you that two keys to a successful startup are a solid business idea — especially one that solves a big problem …

Nova Scotia
European Union

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball.<p>The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years. But Google's newest patented technology would go even further -- and deeper.<p>(<i>Note: the</i> …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

SXSW brings Obama, techies and Blue Sky to Austin

South by Southwest Interactive is off to a rumbling start, literally.<p>A rising chatter competes with the steady beat of sneaker-clad feet over carpet as thousands of techies and businesspeople trudge through a winding line to get badges and access to the 23rd annual Interactive conference.<p>Early …

7 takeaways from the Republican debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans began their debate Thursday night with insults and ended with three candidates pledging to back Donald Trump should he win the nomination.<p>Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took more shots at Trump in Fox News' debate -- and through it all, the billionaire …

Republicans

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Here's The Perfect Breakfast For Anyone Who Loves Nutella

For kids from one to ninety-two.<p>Makes 6 roll-ups<p>Estimated active time: 15 minutes<p>Estimated total time: 15 minutes<p>6 slices white sandwich bread<p>6 tablespoons Nutella<p>6 strawberries, hulled and diced<p>2 large eggs<p>¼ cup whole milk<p>2 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>3 tablespoons …

5 takeaways from CNN's GOP town hall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marco Rubio showed why he spooks Democrats, while Ted Cruz tried to put a scare into Donald Trump during CNN's town hall Wednesday night.<p>The first three candidates to participate in the two-night event moderated by Anderson Cooper showcased their different styles of conservatism.<p>Ben Carson …

Republicans

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

Beaches

5 takeaways from the Iowa caucuses

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Ted Cruz made Iowa a boom-or-bust state -- and with the pressure on, he performed, overcoming Donald Trump's criticism of his Canadian birth and his overall demeanor and pulling out a victory.<p>Monday night's Iowa caucuses also produced a clear leader among establishment-type …

Government

33 Of The Best TV Shows To Binge-Watch

As told by the people at home.

Chemistry: Four elements added to periodic table

<b>Four chemical elements have been formally added to the periodic table, completing the scheme's seventh row.</b><p>They are the first to be included in the table since 2011, when elements 114 and 116 were added.<p>The first true iteration of the table was produced in 1869 by the Russian chemist Dmitri …

Chemistry

A Workout for Every Mood

In a crabby mood? Over-the-top stressed? There's a workout for that.<p>Excuses, excuses. There are as many reasons to skip a workout as there are ways to get your sweat on. And while sometimes they are of the logistical sort (It's too snowy to get to the gym!), and some are the physical kind (I'm …