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100 Best Albums of the 2000s

100<p>Leonard Cohen, ‘Ten New Songs’<p>Leonard Cohen released <i>Ten New Songs</i> in 2001 after a nine-year period that included depression and seclusion living …

A high-profile guest checked into my hotel - I knew I'd made it when ... - CNNMoney

I moved back to Austin from Manhattan in 1995 and stumbled on the San Jose, an old motel right off downtown. The property was for sale and inexpensive because it was in a run-down area. I bought it for $500,000, and it took two years to find the financing and start the renovations.<p>We opened on the …

Advice From a Third Grader: How to Make Kindness Ripple Throughout the World

On Sept. 21, UN World Peace Day was celebrated across the globe. Marked as a fixed day on the UN calendar through the efforts of Jeremy Gilley at Peaceoneday.org, Peace Day calls for 24 hours of ceasefire in war-torn areas, making it possible for hundreds of relief agencies to rush into areas where …

Youth Unemployment Is The Next Global Crisis

NEW YORK -- The next global financial crisis has already started, in the form of nearly 75 million unemployed young people around the world.<p>If this mass of jobless youth doesn't find work, the consequences will be dramatic, a group of politicians and economists at the Concordia Summit here Friday …

This Country Has the Most Expensive Beer in the World

Today is National Beer Day! If you're out with friends and run out of things to talk about, here are some beer facts to share.<p><b>1.</b> After he won the …

Alcohol

500 Greatest Albums of All Time

100<p>The Zombies, ‘Odessey and Oracle’<p><i>Columbia, 1969</i><p><i>Odessey and Oracle</i> wasn't released in the U.S. until 1969 – two years after it was recorded and the …

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

Architecture

New $100 Bill Has 3-D Feature

Tina Fey's Funniest 'Saturday Night Live' Moments (VIDEO)

From Sarah Palin to a brownie-husband-eating wife, a look back at some of Tina Fey's most memorable 'SNL' performances.<p>She’s <i>baaaack</i>.<p>Tina Fey is …

How Converse went from bankruptcy to a $1.4 billion business

As its parent company commands, Converse is just doing it.<p>The 105-year-old brand has grown at breakneck pace since Nike rescued the company in 2003, two years after it filed for bankruptcy. Since its cultural heyday in the ’80s, the hip sneaker has experienced a rebirth.<p>On Thursday, Converse posted …

Shoes

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

6 Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Tourist Abroad

There are a lot of negative connotations attached to the word "tourist." While it's inevitable that when traveling abroad, you'll look and feel like an outsider at times, it's easy to avoid tourist hate.<p>Here are seven simple ways to not look like a tourist. We promise, it will make your travels …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness

This Huge Joint Prank Will Make You Light Up (With A Smile)

The next time someone on the street asks you for a light, you might want to make sure you're not setting fire to a comically large joint.<p>You'll be surprised by how many people are willing to lend a helping hand when prankster Jimmy Craig goes out on the streets with his joints of varying sizes. But …

Colombian's Penis Amputated After Viagra Overdose

A Colombian man was forced to have his penis amputated after intentionally overdosing on Viagra in order to impress his younger girlfriend.<p>The 66-year-old farmer who lives in <b>Gigante, Colombia</b> popped several of the pills to impress his new lover with his sexual prowess, the <i>Huffington Post</i> is …

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One Stop Flu Shot: Scientists Are Closer to a Universal Influenza Vaccine

Choice is good, but when it comes to protecting yourself against the flu, one vaccine that is able to fight off most virus strains year after year is …

FDA To Regulate Health Apps

The FDA will start to regulate some smartphone apps that monitor health, officials announced Monday.<p>The AP reports that there are currently over …

Paul on ACA compromise: 'Maybe'

Sen. Rand Paul acknowledged Monday the uphill battle for Republicans looking to fully defund Obamcare and said “there could be a compromise in the middle.”<p>“The president wants 100 percent of Obamacare, we want zero. Maybe we make it less bad through a compromise. So if the Republicans in the House …

Married cancer patients are 20 percent more likely to beat the disease

Marriage just might save your life: A new study finds that married cancer patients are 20 percent more likely to survive their disease than people who are not married.<p>Married cancer patients were also more likely to be diagnosed before the disease had widely spread, and, perhaps most importantly, …

Obamacare: It's Better Than You Think

In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.<p>Most people signing up on the exchanges …