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At least 12 tornadoes strike Indiana, Ohio

<p>In a central Indiana city where trees were sheared off at their stumps by one of several tornadoes in the region, residents began the hard work …

Ohio

Man Arrested For Sparking Blaze That Consumed Californian Town

Damin Anthony Pashilk is suspected in numerous fires in Lake County over the past year<p>(LOWER LAKE, Calif.) — A California man was arrested Monday on arson charges for allegedly sparking a wildfire that exploded over the weekend, destroying more than 175 homes, business and other structures in a …

Los Angeles

Psychologists spent a month tracking the moods of 28,000 people, and what they did when they were the happiest surprised them

Indulging in a piece of chocolate cake. Meeting up with your best friends for drinks. Going for a hike in the wilderness.<p>We like doing things that feel good because, well, they feel good. It's something psychologists call the "hedonic principle." Basically, the principle goes, we try to do …

Psychology

10 Ways to Handle Conflict and Confrontation for the Best Possible Outcome - Living the Sweet Wife

Let me begin by giving a snippet of background behind my confrontation transformation:<p>How can I put this? I used to be such a scardy cat. It’s …

Scientists have found a way to repel great white sharks

A wearable electric shark deterrent can effectively repel great white sharks, according to our independent tests of the device.<p>The manufacturers of the A$749 Shark Shield Freedom 7TM say it works by emitting an electric field around the wearer. This causes uncomfortable muscle spasms in sharks that …

Great white shark

The 50 US experiences you must have in your lifetime

No country seems more familiar than the USA. In films and television, starring roles are played by famous sights, from the Statue of Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge. America’s popular music started with New Orleans jazz, then conquered the world. But there is much more. Natural attractions, such …

Adventure Travel

Stars Shine at US Olympic Track Trials: Pictures

Track and Field

Ten signs you're burning out (and how to stop it)

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

Psychology

Bill Cosby’s Sex Abuse Cases Ensnare Hugh Hefner

The Playboy founder was deposed in a lawsuit alleging that Cosby assaulted a minor at the Playboy Mansion.<p>Hugh Hefner was deposed in a sexual battery civil suit against Bill Cosby this week, drawing the Playboy founder into the comedian’s ongoing legal troubles. The case at hand centers on an …

Bill Cosby

'NASA images show giant hole at North Pole leading to hollow Earth' conspiracy theorists claim

It has been claimed the Earth’s middle has its own Sun and is roamed by “monstrous animals resembling the mammoth”<p>These images reveal NASA is hiding …

Earth

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

Internet

50th Anniversary of The Cultural Revolution in China: Pictures

Beijing

Google looking to hire self-driving car 'drivers' - May. 13, 2016

See Google's self-driving car<p>If you've always wanted a job title that's an oxymoron, Google has the position for you: Self-driving car "driver."<p>Google needs drivers to sit behind the steering wheel for six to eight hours a day to road test its self-driving cars in Phoenix.<p>The drivers will need to …

Google

NASA spacecraft record magnetic explosions above Earth

Space might look like a sprawling, inky abyss, but invisible to the human eye is a wealth of magnetic activity. Earth has a magnetic field called the magnetosphere, which is frequently buffeted by solar winds exuded by the Sun. These winds carry their own magnetic field and produce what scientists …

Science

Narcissists and Psychopaths Love to Stay Friends with Their Exes | Broadly

For anyone who has ever wondered what kind of psychopath stays friends with their ex, a new study has sought to uncover why people with "dark personality traits" (such as narcissism, duplicity, even psychopathy) maintain relationships after their expiration. For many people, staying friends with an …

Love

23 photos that prove America is the most epic place on Earth

Adventure Travel

A 15-Minute Trick to Keep Your Appetite at Bay

It's probably no big surprise to learn that the more tired your brain — after a long day at work, say — the more you eat. But a new study shows that …

Brain fitness

Bernie Sanders Wins West Virginia's Democratic Primary

It's a small victory for Bernie's delegate count.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary in West Virginia, edging out rival Hillary Clinton for a majority of the state's 29 delegates.<p>It's a minor win for Sanders: West Virginia awards delegates proportionately, and …

Key Republicans swing behind Trump; he takes 2 primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Republicans voiced optimism Tuesday about Donald Trump's presidential prospects in November, the clearest signal yet to the GOP rank and file to unite behind him and turn their energy against Democrat Hillary Clinton. But it was uncertain whether the doubters could be …

Democratic Primaries

Don't travel Myanmar until you understand these 7 things

Photo: Joel Sow<p>The southeast Asian country, formally known as Burma, is now officially open to tourists and ready to welcome the world. However, as …

Travel

Something weird happens to your brain when you start improvising

This is what creativity looks like.<p>The best musicians are somehow able to come up with a song or piece of music on the fly that no one has ever heard …

Science

18 Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo

Solo travel may sound like a solitary experience, but the logistics of navigating foreign situations on your own naturally leads to meeting new people.<p>From accommodations and transportation to meals and entertainment, the opportunities to bond with other travelers or locals is built in, as long as …

Travel

Nyquist Wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The main story line heading into Saturday's Kentucky Derby was that there wasn't a horse like Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in the field.<p>The undefeated Nyquist instead is making his own run at history and is now a Derby winner.<p>"He's a special, special horse," Nyquist's …

Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby 2016: Early Preakness Predictions After Churchill Downs Results

Nyquist made good on the oddsmakers' expectations with an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby Saturday, and he enters the Preakness Stakes with the expectation that he will pull to within one victory of taking the Triple Crown.<p>While it isn't yet clear which horses will oppose Nyquist at …

Kentucky Derby

For four Marines, reunion photo after 50 years means getting it right

Ad Loading...<p>x<p>Embed<p>Four U.S. Marine veterans gathered on the beach to take a photo around a surfboard. Each of the men wanted the photo to look as close as possible to the one taken 50 years ago in California. VPC<p>PALM COAST, Fla. — They wanted the picture to be just right, to look as close as …

Prince, superstar and pioneer of American music, dies aged 57

The unique and endlessly creative artist Prince has died at his Paisley Park home, outside Minneapolis, aged 57, leaving behind him a gaping hole in musical genres as diverse as R&B, rock, funk and pop.<p>The death was announced by his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure after police had been called to the …

Entertainment

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Wealth

Early retirees need to overhaul a 'way too aggressive' portfolio

When they took early retirement last year, John and Janice left their home in Edmonton and moved to B.C.’s Sunshine Coast. Now they’re wondering if they left the working world too soon.<p>“We decided to anticipate our retirement, and we are panicking now that we did it too soon, too fast,” John writes …

Retirement