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'The Originals': Where we left off, what's next in season 2

<i>The Originals</i> started as a show about three siblings, a thousand years of family history, and Klaus’ desire to regain control of New Orleans. But in …

Photos From Inside Walt Disney's Home and What Inspired Sleeping Beauty

On an early September day, a small group of journalists gathered at Walt Disney's primary, still-standing residence high up in the Hollywood Hills for an intimate look inside the life of one of America's most creative geniuses. The rare house tour was both incredibly fascinating and …

'The Originals' post-mortem: Phoebe Tonkin, producer talk twists

And there you have it. In the first hour of <i>The Originals</i>‘ second season, not only did fans watch as Francesca and the Guerrera wolves met their …

The Originals season premiere recap: 'Rebirth'

The Originals<p>After a thousand years on this magical earth, the Originals have learned a lot. They know how to create an appearance; they know how to …

The Blacklist recap: 'Dr. James Covington'

The Blacklist<p>Raymond Reddington learned an important lesson when he was 15-years-old: “Value loyalty above all else.” Because one doesn’t get to the …

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16 Drink Recipes That Don't Need Booze to Taste Great

"100 Books To Read In a Lifetime," according to Amazon

Amazon posted its list of "100 Books To Read In A Lifetime." Of course, no such list could ever please everyone, but there are quite a few surprising …

Reprogram Your Brain

We live in a food-abundant environment. From break rooms to advertising, we are bombarded with food, images of food, and talk about food. For some of us, these exposures set off a chain reaction of thoughts and feelings, conflict and struggle, and sometimes overeating.<p>And it all starts with a …

Mindfulness

Tech5: Here's Europe's Fastest Growing Tech Companies

A month ago we teamed up with global payments technology provider Adyen to launch a new competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing tech startups: The European Tech5. After receiving a ton of submissions and screening more than a hundred companies across seven countries in Europe, the list of …

With Its New Samsung App, Health Startup Lark Moves Away From Hardware

Among the freebies included in Samsung’s just-released Galaxy S5 was a new app from Lark, a health startup that’s been pretty quiet for the past year or so.<p>In fact, co-founder and CEO Julia Hu told me that Lark has been “pretty much in stealth mode” as it worked on the new app. The vision, she …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Information Systems

Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.<p>If your lover left you and you still pined painfully, would you have them cloned?<p>This cheery view of the near future slaps my face as I consider …

Mammoths

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory

Do You Know How Powerful Your Thoughts Are?

In the theater of one's mind is a multi-dimensional consciousness in which our thoughts point our attention in a particular direction. Neuroscientists have discovered that repetitive thoughts form neural pathways as neurons that fire together get wired together. Thus, the more a particular thought …

Consciousness

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

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Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bizarre Advice

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>A couple years ago, I launched a simple experiment. I identified a large group of people, from a variety of different professional fields, who all self-reported to love what they do for a living. I then gave them a straightforward prompt: …

TED Talks

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Top 25 Black Friday tech deals 2013

So what are the real deals this Black Friday? Check out these top picks from CNET.<p>Every year the Black Friday online circulars hit the Web and lots of sites round up every tech deal under the sun. That's great, but it's always hard to tell the real deals from all the crap that's being advertised to …

Black Friday

The fall (and rise?) of Yahoo: How the web giant crumbled and built some great tech in the process

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Yahoo<p>At one point not so long ago, Yahoo (s yhoo) was one of the top technology companies in the world. “The …

Chromecast purchases include $6 Google Play credit for limited time

It can't quite match three months of Netflix, but Google is rewarding Chromecast buyers with a new bonus for the holidays: $6 in Google Play credit. Starting now and running through December 7th, you'll get the Play credit when purchasing Chromecast from retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, and …

Men With Attractive Wives Report Higher Levels Of Marital Satisfaction, New Study Finds

Happy wife, happy life? Not anymore -- a new study suggests it’s an attractive wife that leads to a satisfying marriage.<p>In the study, which was recently published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, psychologist Andrea Meltzer tracked over 450 newlywed couples during the course of …