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5 Communication Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making in Your Relationship

You don’t have to be a relationship expert to know that communication is an important component of a romantic relationship (or any relationship, for …

7 psychological phrases to know if you're dating a narcissist

Without the right words, everything can seem confusing, especially if you haven't read about personality disorders before.<p>Psychologists and the online community of survivors of narcissistic relationships use several terms to help make sense of what happened to them, such as why they fell for a …

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Relationships

NYC prewar apartments: A design nerd’s guide

Beginners—we’ve got your back<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>Often, buyers consult floorplans for practical purposes, like determining the best layout of …

Obama offers optimism -- and warnings -- in farewell address

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> Popular but politically humbled, President Barack Obama said goodbye to the nation Tuesday night, declaring during his farewell address that he hasn't abandoned his vision of progressive change but warning that it now comes with a new set of caveats.<p>His voice at moments catching …

Michelle Obama

Learn The Main Differences Between a Cheap Suit vs Expensive Suit

Some pieces of clothing never go out of style. Think of the jeans, for instance. Or the suit. Have you noticed just how long blazer, pants and vests …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

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Immerse Yourself In Artist Shantell Martin’s Creative Process Through 360-Degree Video

By inviting people in, the artist hopes to inspire people to tap into the creatively liberated six-year-old that still lives inside them.<p>Early on in <i>Shantell Martin: A Life in Lines</i>, a 360-degree video produced by Skillshare, the artist is standing in front of a blank canvas at the 3 Howard Street …

Has The Identity Of The Artist Banksy Been Revealed?

The mysterious artist known only as Banksy has marked the streets of England with his politically charged graffiti for years. But no one knows the …

Streetwear

Enormous Athletes Loom Over Rio In Awe-Inspiring Art Installations

Those traveling to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics will want to make sure to look up.<p>And not just because of the city’s iconic “Christ the Redeemer” statue — but because French artist JR has just completed two amazing installations of enormous athletic figures that appear to float over buildings. …

Brazil
Justice

Astronomers capture supermassive black hole as it eats passing star

<b>(CNN) —</b> A star, caught in the grips of a supermassive black hole.<p>The immense gravity slowly strips the stellar material from its parent, forming a disc of gas around the black hole as it converts gravitational energy into electromagnetic radiation, producing a bright source of light visible on …

Universe

Starman David Bowie is given his own lightning bolt constellation

Belgian astronomers have paid tribute to David Bowie with a constellation of seven stars near to Mars<p>A constellation has been named after David Bowie, in tribute to the Starman singer who died last week at the age of 69.<p>Belgian astronomers named the seven stars, which form the shape of a lightning …

The world’s richest 62 people now have more wealth than the poorest 3.6 billion combined

So much wealth has accumulated among the world’s richest that the 62 wealthiest people on the planet now own more than the poorest 3.6 billion people, or half the planet, according to research published by Oxfam, an anti-poverty charity.<p>That ratio has become a good deal more skewed recently. In …

Economics

Breather CEO: These Ideas Build the Best Businesses

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Serious backlash brews against Samsung's insane smart refrigerator

Samsung became the laughingstock of CES overnight after the company released photos of its newest refrigerator.<p>There are four doors on the "smart" fridge.<p>And on the front of the top right door, Samsung has placed a huge touchscreen display that looks like a giant smartphone.<p>Images of the appliance …

Smart Homes

The 31 Best Beauty Instagrams of 2015: Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and More

2015 is coming to a close, leaving a stream of memorable, inspiring, and transformative beauty Instagrams in its wake. Each week on Vogue.com, we share our favorite recent beauty moments as seen on the app, from behind-the-scenes runway snaps to beach-day selfies (or #belfies, as the case may …

7 Things All Super-Productive People Do

<i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Not getting anything done today? You're going to want to read this.<p>There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would …

Time Management

'I Don't Love My Husband Anymore'

Reader Not Feeling It writes:<p>My husband and I have been married 7 years, together 12, one 5 year old daughter. He's a hard worker and does really well, I gave up my job to stay at home (which I think was a bad idea in my case). I know empirically that he is a good, kind, decent man and he loves me. …

Counseling

The world's 'most powerful' smartphone isn't, but it's still good

One smartphone maker is learning the hard way why you shouldn't promise more than you can deliver. Yu (partly owned by India's Micromax) has unveiled the Yutopia, which it bills as the "most powerful phone on the planet." There's only one problem: it isn't. You'll find plenty to like in the …

Lee Circle no more: New Orleans to remove 4 Confederate statues | NOLA.com

Lee Circle will lose the statue of its namesake after the New Orleans City Council voted 6-1 Thursday (Dec. 17) to remove four monuments related to …

Rights & Freedoms

Scientists coax computers to think like people | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For artificial intelligence and smart machines to really take off, computers are going to have to be able to think more like people, according to experts in the field. Researchers are now making important progress toward that goal.<p>Scientists said on Thursday they had created …

Machine Learning

Eight Insanely Cool Gift Ideas for the Tech-Obsessed

Holiday crunch time is here (how did that happen?), and you've got to get the rest of your shopping list squared away. Finding the perfect gifts for the tech-obsessed ladies in your life can be challenging: What <i>do</i> you buy for the girl who already has an Apple Watch and Roku? We have some brilliant …

Shopping

Fitness Guru Anna Victoria Shares Her Perfect Day of Eating

The Instagram star and creator of Fit Body Guides takes us through a day in the life in her kitchen.<p>In 2012, California native Anna Victoria was living in China when she decided to take on the health and sleep problems she'd been having from a lifetime of eating junk food and get well from the …

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Kobe Bryant says post-playing career will be different from Magic Johnson's

Magic Johnsonhas dabbled in just about everything since retiring as a player.<p>He's owned coffeehouse chains, restaurants, gyms, movie theatres, condominium complexes and, of course, small pieces of the<p>Lakers(formerly) and Dodgers (currently).<p>Kobe Bryantisn't entirely sure what shape his post-playing …

These are the most affordable cities to live in as a young person this year

Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin. À bientôt, Paris. Young and mobile people of the world, say g’day to Sydney.<p>Sydney is this year’s most affordable city to live in, according to a new report from YouthfulCities. The Toronto-based startup’s 2015 report ranks 55 of the world’s largest cities on how affordable …

Urbanism

Zoë Kravitz Turns 27! See Her Beauty Transformation Through the Years

Happy 27th birthday today to the always fashionable Zoë Kravitz! The birthday girl has had quite the year. Not only was she named <i>InStyle's</i> 2015 …

Zoë Kravitz

The Ultimate Cheesy, Eggy Breakfast Requires Only Two Ingredients

You might've thought there wasn't <i>another</i> way to cook eggs—or a strategy lazier than ordering an egg and cheese. You might've also thought you couldn't possibly be hungry after your Thanksgiving feast.<p>But here we are, with empty bellies and fridges and no desire to eat another leftover.<p>Do you have …