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Zuckerberg’s silence reminds us that, in his eyes, we’re all just 'dumb f*cks'

Facebook's getting rocked by yet another electioneering crisis, but we still haven't heard anything from its commander-in-chief.<p>Mark Zuckerberg has …

Mark Zuckerberg

A load of gold worth up to $54 million went missing during the Civil War. There may be a break in the case

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Civil War legend about a buried stash of gold. A treasure map. A mysterious dig.<p>It's the stuff that fuels fortune hunters' dreams.<p>And some of it may even be true. Or not.<p>For decades, Civil War buffs and assorted fortune seekers have combed the hills and forests of northwestern …


Why the 5 Least-Visited National Parks Are Worthy of an Adventure

A century ago, America invented the idea of the National Parks System to preserve rad wilderness. The parks were places largely un-screwed-with by …

National Parks


1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …


The Completely Addictive Method of Cooking Broccoli and Cauliflower

It won't be a challenge to eat your veggies if you try this easy technique for roasting cauliflower and broccoli. For months, a few women in our …


14 Pets That Are Taking Laziness To A Whole New Level

Lindsey Robertson<p><i>By Lindsey Robertson</i>Sometimes you're ready for a nap, and sometimes you're so tired you just can't be bothered to get into bed …


IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Quantum Computing

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

What it’s like using the Owl car security camera

When you get a new car, and you’re feeling like a star, the first thing you’re probably going to do is ghost ride it. This is where the Owl camera can come in.<p>I’ve been testing Owl, an always-on, two-way camera that records everything that’s happening inside and outside of your car all day, every …

Bruno Mars

Everything you need to know about the Cambridge Analytica controversy

Facebook is once again in hot water over the role its policies may have played in the election.<p>On Saturday, two explosive reports from <i>The Guardian</i> …

Social Media

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …


This reunion between cat and owner might be the most heartwarming thing you'll read all day

There's nothing more heartbreaking than a missing pet—but there's also nothing more heartwarming than a reunion. Get the tissues ready, this one is a …


12 Incredible And Affordable Places To Travel Outside The US

See if your dream destination is on the list. H/T Quora<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Asia Travel

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …


These photos of prison cells around the world show how differently countries treat their criminals

Prison cells vary widely from country to country.<p>Prisoners in Norway, for example, don't have bars in their rooms, and have access to musical instruments, DVDs, and video games. Meanwhile, in Malawi, a typical cell is squalid and packed with dozens of prisoners.<p>The wide range of conditions reflects …

New York City

Stefon makes his triumphant return to 'Saturday Night Live'—and of course, he breaks

There's nothing more beautiful to re-watch on a Sunday morning than a <i>Saturday Night Live</i> skit with the actors breaking character.<p>Bill Hader returned …


Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just two weeks before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who passed away on Wednesday aged 76, was co-author to a mathematical paper which seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which …


iOS might have a backdoor that can be used to hack into any iPhone, even the iPhone X

Apple has been advertising its focus on user data security and privacy for years now. Encryption ensures data security as long as you protect your …


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR's Runtime Has Been Officially Confirmed And It's Gonna Be A Long Movie

There's been a lot of conflicting reports about <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>'s runtime but it now appears to have been officially confirmed and you can find …

Marvel Universe

Here's Your First Look at the New Mustang Shelby GT500

The 700-plus horsepower top-tier Shelby is set to be revealed sometime in 2019.<p>Back in January, Ford revealed it would bring back the Shelby GT500, this time as a 700-plus horsepower monster. Well, here's your first look at the car itself.<p>Ford revealed a front-facing picture of the GT500 today at …

Sports Cars

Married Couple Discover Themselves in Photo Shot 11 Years Before They Met

A married couple in China recently discovered that they had unknowingly been captured in the same photo as teenagers, 11 years before they met and …


The Cheapest Time To Visit Hawaii: Cheap Flights & Cheap Hotels!

Related: Hawaii<p>Hawaii is our most requested destination at out Virtuoso Luxury Travel concierge, not least because there are some fantastic beach …

Hawaiian Airlines

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …


Facebook and its executives are getting destroyed after botching the handling of a massive data 'breach'

Facebook and its executives faced a torrent of backlash on Saturday following news reports that the data firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked on the Trump campaign in 2016, improperly harvested private information from 50 million Facebook users.<p>The company quickly faced calls for increased …

Mark Zuckerberg

Republican who called Florida shooting survivor a 'skinhead lesbian' quits Maine race

One month after a deadly shooting that pushed their school to the center of the gun debate, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School take part in the nationwide school walkout against gun violence. (March 14) AP


10 Ingredients That Will Make Any Vegetarian Chili Taste Amazing

During my stint as a vegetarian, bean-laden, meat-free chili was one of the dishes I turned to most. While I loved it because it was hearty and …


The 20 photographs of the week

From arctic surfing to a special election in the US, protests against gun violence to the shooting of a popular politician in Rio, Russian fashion to the diplomatic row caused by the Skripal incident; we take a look at the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Central African Republic

Nude Image Of Trump Appears To Add Insult To Injury With ‘Tiny Hands’ On Cover Of The New Yorker [Opinion]

Donald Trump is painted in a totally nude image on the cover of the newest edition of <i>The New Yorker</i>, in a rather humiliating depiction called …

Donald Trump

How I became a food loving Vegan: Tips for Vegancurious peeps

On 22nd February 2016 after watching a couple of documentaries about a vegan diet I decide I would try changing from a vegetarian to a strictly plant …


Your Toys 'R' Us closing questions answered

A favorite shopping destination is closing its doors, and Toys "R" Us shoppers are wondering exactly how it will affect them.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p><b>1. When will</b> <b>Toys "R" Us</b> <b>closing sales begin?</b><p>The company has said that a firm timeline has yet to be determined.<p>There's a bankruptcy hearing on …