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Rudy Giuliani: 'Barack Obama does not love America'

Democratic leaders have condemned comments from Rudy Giuliani, who accused the president of failing to love America, saying Republicans should distance themselves from the former New York City mayor.<p>Giuliani confessed he does not believe Barack Obama loves America to about 60 prominent …

Rudy Giuliani

Federal panel's urgent call to reduce sugar in diet could set off lobbying fight

Recommendations from an influential federal nutrition panel could set up the latest fight between snack lobbyists and food regulators, as government advisers say a “dramatic paradigm shift” is needed to curb obesity in the US.<p>The federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommended reducing …

Diabetes

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Maria Shriver: What Women Are Doing Wrong

As ELLE's April guest blogger, Katherine Schwarzenegger will be dispensing wisdom culled from the people who inspire her all month long. (For the record, the 24-year-old interviewed the likes of Anderson Cooper, Eva Longoria, and Serena Williams for her new book, <i>I Just Graduated…Now What?</i>, so she …

Serena Williams

Danish zoo that killed Marius the giraffe puts down four lions

A Danish zoo that prompted international outrage by putting down a healthy giraffe and dissecting it in public has killed two lions and their two cubs to make way for a new male.<p>"Because of the pride of lions' natural structure and behaviour, the zoo has had to euthanise the two old lions and two …

Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

You can learn from failures as well as successes. The story of the Joseph Kony video provides both.<p>Two years ago, a 30-minute video about Kony became one of the biggest viral sensations in Internet history, turning a little-known central African warlord — briefly — into a household name among …

These Extraordinary Photos Of U.S. Skylines Show Cities As You've Never Seen Them Before

If you've traveled to major cities in the U.S. or around the world, you probably have a favorite skyline. Some feature massive skyscrapers that jut into the clouds, forming an outline of the city's core on the horizon. Others are marked by bright lights that radiantly broadcast the essence of the …

The Smiliest Countries On Earth According To Instagram Photos

In honor of the International Day of Happiness, Jetpac did a little investigation into the happiest places on Earth.<p>By looking at data compiled from more than 150 million Instagram photos, Jetpac they came up with a list of 124 countries ranked by the number and size of smiles.<p>While smiles aren't …

Insider’s Guide to RV Road Tripping

Recreational vehicles sit somewhere between hotels and tents.<p>The upside: RV life is autonomous—your quarters travel with you—and allows for spontaneous stops. But then again, RVs need loads of gas and can be tricky to park. In any case, they represent a truly unique mode of transport that’s …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

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14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

12 Things They Don’t Teach You In School About Being A Designer

So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane.<p>My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design (I think we’re pretty damn good now), but we were really green at business. In some ways, our …

Japan’s Lawmakers Launch Campaign Against ‘Comfort Women’ Memorials

Japanese conservatives are taking the offensive in the battle over World War II sex slaves — and it seems likely to do them more harm than good.<p>Some …

Plus-Size Dress Form A Reality Thanks To Cornell Students

The battle for body diversity in the fashion industry has been an uphill climb. For every health-conscious Equity Contract, there's an Abercrombie & Fitch CEO encouraging inaccurate body image stereotypes. Now two students are making positive waves in the industry, as Cornell University sophomores …

In Cases Of Military Sexual Assault, Victims Are Victimized Twice

"Look at you, all sexy covered in paint," he said.<p>Moore worried about her isolated spot that morning. She was a Patriot missile operator, on light duty and recovering from kidney stones, while the rest of her unit in Hanau, Germany, worked in the field.<p>The sergeant edged closer. He tried to make …