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5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

24 Ideas For Throwing The Perfect Anti-Valentine's Day Party

If you think Feb. 14 is the absolute worst, you're not alone.

Did You Know It Doesn’t Actually Snow in Subtropical Sochi?

Russia will host the 2014 Winter Olympics in the balmy seaside city of Sochi. And with more than $50 billion spent on them, they will be the most …

Winter Olympics 2014: Team USA's Opening Ceremony outfits are ... well, ugly.

Have you seen the U.S. Olympic team’s outfit for the opening ceremony?<p>They’re patriotic.<p>And ugly.<p>Very ugly.<p>Our first impressions after they were …

'16 and Pregnant' helped reduce U.S. teen births, study says

It attracts lots of criticism about its stars and subject matter, but the popular MTV reality show “16 and Pregnant” has had a “sizable impact” on the declining teen birth rate, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research on Monday.<p>“This is sex education for the 21st …

Venezuelan minister targets corrupt police

<b>Venezuela's interior minister has given out his personal mobile phone number on live television, and urged police officers to call him directly to report cases of corruption within the force.</b><p>Miguel Rodriguez said rooting out corruption was the only way for the police to regain public trust.<p>Police …

Associated Press News

'He was a hero’: father drowns saving sons

A British father “died a hero” after saving his two young sons from drowning when they got into difficulties at an Australian beach<p>A distraught wife has told how her husband died saving their two young sons from drowning at an Australian beauty spot, on what should have been the last week of a …

Wales

'I Haven't Been Able To Cook Anything' — A Huge Chemical Spill Has Paralyzed West Virginia's Capital

Life is increasingly difficult for many of the 300,000 West Virginia residents who have gone three days without clean tap water, the Associated Press reports.<p>"I haven't been able to cook anything at home and was hoping they were open," Bill Rogers, 52, said outside a closed market near the capital …

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India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Applebee's installing 100,000 tablets to take orders and kill boredom

Do you love going out for jalapeño poppers but hate the human interaction it always requires? Applebee's apparently knows the feeling: the middling restaurant chain is adding tablets to its tables and bar areas to let you order your food and pay the check without having to track down your server. …

10 Ways To Make Your Poems Stand Out In A Crowd - Writer's Relief, Inc.

If you want to publish your poetry in literary magazines or as a collection of poems, you’ll need to know what makes one poem exceptional and another …

24 Insanely Clever Gifts For Book Lovers

There's basically no chance that you're not keeping these for yourself.

Books

The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

Shell has just floated the hull of the world's largest vessel out of its dry dock in South Korea. It's so massive that if you stood it up, it would be 1,601 feet tall, reaching higher into the sky than the Empire State Building.<p>The vessel, called the Prelude, will actually be used more as a …

Five Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn't start saving until they were 45.<p>Here are five books that I think everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that …

11 Things You're Better Off Buying Used

For some things, there's just no point paying full price when you can find the same quality in a second-hand or used product that's a fraction of the cost.<p>Here are a number of items you'd be better off buying used.<p>Like cars, new models of bicycles come out every season, which means you're likely to …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

Infographic of the Origins of Common User Interface Symbols

Ever wonder why the symbol for Bluetooth is made of triangles or why the USB symbol is a trident? Designer Sofya Yampolsky in partnership with Warm …

Infographics

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey

As if crocodiles and alligators weren't terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and gobble unsuspecting birds.<p>The discovery in two crocodilian species — mugger crocodiles and American …

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Thoughts on Closing the Achievement Gap

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education released student performance data in its National Assessment for Educational Progress report. The data is compiled every two years and it assesses fourth and eighth graders and their reading and math achievements. This particular report also …

Why Everyone Should Read More Science Fiction

Science fiction is a genre long-dismissed by many as "for nerds," conjuring up the image of a glasses-wearing, pasty-faced, video-game-playing introvert. (Not that there's anything wrong with that. Between us, we've got those categories nailed.) Some think of pulpy movies from the 1960s, featuring …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

23 Food Things Only Chinese-American Kids Would Understand

The Chinese culture in the United States has a very unique food scene, and if you're a kid who has grown up in a Chinese household, you know that things were kind of different for you growing up. Most families incorporate American traditions with longstanding Chinese ones to create a very …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

Samsung shows the timeline of mobile phone screens in latest infographic

The screen is one of the most important parts of a phone, and that’s especially true for the larger smartphones we’ve become accustomed to. Samsung …

Mobile

Jake Carter's Natural Pokémon

Jake Carter created images of various Pokémon (Pikachu, Charmander, Ivysaur, Psyduck, Diglett, and Exeggutor) made from leaves, rocks, and sticks in …