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Meg Whitman likens Trump to Hitler, Mussolini

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Billionaire and major Republican donor Meg Whitman on Friday compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, two sources in the room told CNN.<p>The Hewlett-Packard CEO's remarks at Mitt Romney's Utah retreat of top Republican supporters and fund-raisers came as she and …

Donald Trump

Treadmills and bikes, indoors versus outdoors

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of year when the allure of a warm gym with comforting TV screens and a post-workout sauna might still seem appealing. But as spring blossoms and the outdoors calls, the question looms: Is it better to exercise indoors or out?<p>There are pros and cons for both. Indoor workouts …

How to Wear 1 Dress to 3 Different Weddings

Okay, so maybe you’re not planning a wedding <i>per se</i>, but deciphering dress codes and pulling together what seems like an endless lineup of nuptial-appropriate ensembles that nail it can be just as time-consuming. Especially when you’re trying to figure out the answer to the “what to wear to a spring …

Timothy Morton - "Hegel, Ecology, Aesthetics"

Artist talk: Olafur Eliasson & Timothy Morton, Moderna Museet/ArkDes

I Won't Let My 4-Year-Old Daughter Grow Up Stepping Aside for Sexism, Like I Did

1. Last summer, I watched with pride as my 4-year-old daughter raised her foot, said a “kee-yaw!” from the bottom of her gut, and kicked the board in …

16 Tasty Toast Toppings for an Easy Breakfast Upgrade

Some people may think toast is boring, but we know it’s all about how you top it. Toast is one of the most versatile foods, since you can munch on it for breakfast, lunch, dinner <i>and</i> dessert. Next time you need some carb-y, comfort food goodness, take a look at these 16 new ways to top your toast …

How Henri Cartier-Bresson Invented Modern Street Photography

An exhibition of the legendary photographer's snapshots affirms his pioneering role in the birth of the medium<p><b>Who?</b> Henri Cartier-Bresson, a …

Will it be win-win on Britain's big China gamble?

<b>"State visit" doesn't do justice to what we've seen this week.</b><p>The Chinese media exulted that their president got a 'redder than red carpet welcome' in the UK and certainly Xi Jinping rarely stepped off the carpet, or went anywhere without a royal at his side.<p>And if it wasn't the Queen, the Duke and …

What Milk Should I Drink?

At the end of my street, there is a Little Free Library. The contents are always telling: the neighbors’ obsessions, overcome or disavowed. The other day, I brought home a book called “Almonds Every Which Way.” In it, the author celebrates the ever-increasing popularity of almonds, an ingredient, …

An Artist Photoshopped Disney Movie Posters Into A Badass Feminist Statement

Most animated Disney movies have a tendency to reinforce stereotypical gender roles -- but what if these stories were turned into lessons on consent, …

Freedom and the Veil

Facts, the professors like to tell us, cannot make norms—but, in truth, scientific consensus really does foreclose some debates. On a few issues—gun violence is one—no rational debate is actually possible. If we want gun violence and gun massacres to end, we have to legislate to reduce the number …

Your Next Lunch Needs This Thai Salad in a Jar

Given a choice between sandwiches or this Thai beef noodle salad, we’re pretty confident that you’re going to pick the salad (cue shocked face). This salad has it all: layers of fresh crunchy veggies, leftover beef (or any other meat/fish/tofu), slurpy vermicelli noodles and the only spicy Thai …

The Environmental Legacy of the Volkswagen Scandal

It took a few days, but the inevitable happened Wednesday: Martin Winterkorn, the embattled C.E.O. of Volkswagen, stepped down in the wake of revelations that his company had equipped eleven million diesel-engine cars with software explicitly designed to cheat on emissions tests. The cars were set …

A bicyclist made an incredible 14,000-mile journey across Asia — and his photos are stunning

Working as an urban planner in chaotic London, Gandy took up cycling as a temporary escape from city life.<p>"Zipping through the streets, dodging cars and pedestrians became ... almost a form of meditation," he told Business Insider.<p>After some hard saving, Gandy came up with a plan. In 2013, he left …

GOLDMAN SACHS: This is how to fix China

That's the word from four Goldman Sachs executives who weighed in on China's lagging economic growth in a video published by the banking giant.<p>The four execs, including CEO Lloyd Blankfein, said that China needs to transform into a capitalist and consumer-driven economy — but it's going to be a …

New research suggests global warming is accelerating | John Abraham

Karl et al. (2015) finds no ‘hiatus’ in global surface warming despite natural cooling effects<p>As humans emit more greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the Earth continues to warm. When I use the term “warm”, I mean there is an increase in thermal energy (heat) contained in the …

Climate Change

How to sleep well on a long flight

Instead of just hoping, here are some strategies you can use — which we found in a helpful Quora thread— to help you get a little shut eye on your next long flight.<p>In other words, try to fly through the night (according to the time zone you're normally in). You're more likely to fall asleep if it's …

25 photos from the bloody protests in China that happened 26 years ago today

China has done its best to scrub the event from collective memory.<p>The country has already detained dozens of dissidents and activists ahead of the anniversary, even putting some "on vacation" with police, Radio Free Asia reported. Meanwhile thousands rallied in Hong Kong last week to remember the …

World-famous explorer David Attenborough describes his most amazing adventure

At 89 years old, the narrator and host of such well-known programs as the BBC's "Life" and "Planet Earth" series shows no signs of slowing down. He made an appearance here last week at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History to preview his latest show, "Rise of Animals: …

You Now Have a Shorter Attention Span Than a Goldfish

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 …

Fish

Plato's Cave: An Explanation of Reality and Awakening

<b>Video –</b> Here is an animated version of Plato’s Cave, the most popular, most insightful attempt to explain reality as we know it. The ‘cave’ …

China Ties Officials' Promotions to Saving the Environment

For decades, Chinese officials’ job prospects have depended on one factor above all others: economic growth. The incentive structure seemed to make …

China

Life in Space? The Odds Just Went Up

If ever there was a time to disobey HAL, the coolly sociopathic computer that stole the show in both <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> and the <i>2010</i> sequel, it’s …

10 arrested in panda-poaching case in southern China; meat, gun recovered

Ten people accused of poaching a wild panda have been arrested in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan, state-run media said Wednesday.<p>Authorities from Yunnan's forestry police confiscated one panda skin, more than 20 pounds of panda meat, two leg bones and two skull fragments from an adult …

Your 3 Most Googled Summer Beauty Questions—Answered

Welcome to the United States of GoogELLE.<p><i>We partnered with Google to find out each state's most-asked beauty questions and then turned to the nation's top skin, makeup, and hair experts for the answers.</i><p><i>Here, everything you wanted to know about summer beauty, hair, and skincare.</i> <i>And stay tuned for</i> …

Skin Care

Longer Eyelashes May Be Sexier, But Not Always Better

Experiments reveal the recipe for perfect lashes: a "golden ratio" that best protects eyes.<p>Sure, eyelashes are good for batting. But the delicate hairs have a serious purpose: protecting the eyes and keeping them moist.<p>What's more, a recent study—perhaps the most rigorous study of eyelash …

Makeup

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …