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Eco-friendly garden flower arrangement

Summer is peak season for gorgeous fresh flowers. Just be sure to create your displays in an eco-friendly way. More>>

Decoding Toyota's electric-car disdain: A role for fuel cells

While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month–priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly–Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles.
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Piper Perabo marries Covert EP Stephen Kay

Piper Perabo married her longtime boyfriend Stephen Kay over the weekend, Us Weekly reports. More>>

Jersey Shore's The Situation to take anger management classes following fight

Mike Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation" from Jersey Shore, has found himself in quite the situation. More>>

Healthy habits may slow cellular signs of aging

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report. More>>

Wipe out debt for good

4 keys to free yourself of credit card debt. More>>

Demi Lovato chops off her hair

Demi Lovato debuted her biggest hair switch-up yet on Friday. Rather than just dyeing her locks a different color, Lovato opted to chop them all off! More>>

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in the United States. More>>

Wives' higher education may not affect divorce rate

Couples aren't more likely to get divorced if the wife has more education than the husband, new research finds. More>>

5 secrets to finding the perfect hire


The presumptions we have about what makes a great candidate are oftentimes not based on things that lead to results. Here's how to stop doing that.
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Tesla's important not only for electric cars but for Silicon Valley

The Tesla Model S is undoubtedly an excellent car. It's quick, efficient, looks good to most eyes and can compete with most fossil-fueled equivalents on even footing.
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Most adults are members of 'clean plate club'

Unlike children, the vast majority of adults finish all of the food they put on their plate at mealtime, according to a new study. More>>

Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey surprise fans at Comic-Con

Comic-Con got off to a great start Thursday when the Paramount panel abruptly ushered off Megan Fox mid-Q&A, replacing her with a surprise appearance. More>>

Fridge raid

Raiding the fridge for leftovers is a late night tradition. More>>

Are public swimming pools really that dirty?

Just how clean is your neighborhood pool? More>>

NASA releases never-before-seen supernova photos from Chandra Observatory

To celebrate the 15th birthday of its Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA has published four previously unreleased images of supernova remnants.

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Kelsey Grammer, Kayte Walsh welcome a baby boy

New Twitter user Kelsey Grammer has something else to tweet about other than correcting others' grammar.
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The 'Hobby Lobby ruling' and what it means for U.S. health care Video included

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principles. More>>

Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More>>

Kim Kardashian shares North West's first steps

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter North West reached a big milestone this week: The 1-year-old took her first steps! More>>

Jimmy Kimmel proves that we'll buy iWatch just because it's made by Apple

Jimmel Kimmel is known for messing with Americans’ minds, especially when it comes to upcoming Apple products.  More>>

How to use social media job groups to find rock star employees

Placing job ads in a local newspaper or industry magazine obviously doesn't cut it anymore. Much of your employee search must be done online now, with some help from LinkedIn Groups and Facebook Pages. More>>

Dogs can get jealous, too

Jealousy may not be the sole domain of humans, with new research showing dogs can get downright possessive when it comes to the love of their master. More>>

Coroner: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

A coroner ruled that Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, BBC reports. More>>

Fight Club is getting a comic book sequel

Chuck Palahniuk is revisiting Fight Club for a 10-issue comic book sequel series that will debut in May 2015, USA Today reports. More>>

Juicy Fruit: Mexico's prickly pear cactus fruits

In late summer in Mexico, prickly pear cactus fruits, or tunas, are everywhere—a refreshing snack eaten out of hand and a popular ingredient in candies, drinks, jams, and more.
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Minnesota family ordered off Southwest flight after dad posts critical tweet

Ever tweeted about poor service from a company? Course you have. Ever had any troublesome comeback from it? Probably not. More>>

More than 10 million people gained coverage under Affordable Care Act

A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act. More>>

Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study. More>>

10 small things you can do every day to get smarter

Intelligence is a work in progress. Maximize yours with these quick and simple daily habits. More>>

12 things to do with your old shoes

Outworn, outgrown or out of style, old shoes are a fact of life.  More>>

Robert Downey Jr. named Forbes' highest-paid actor again

For the second year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. topped Forbes' annual list of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
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New Nigerian email attacks can take control of your computer

Internet security firm Palo Alto Networks has identified a new campaign of cyber-treachery originating from the borders of Nigeria, the notorious source of a billion countless malicious emails. More>>

Many obese U.S. kids think they're thinner than they are

Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. More>>

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't leave money to his children in will

New court documents have revealed why Philip Seymour Hoffman decided against leaving money to his children in his will. More>>

2 courts, 2 different decisions on key Obamacare provision

In a wild day for Obamacare, two federal appeals courts arrived at completely different conclusions Tuesday on the use of financial subsidies provided to millions of Americans who bought health insurance through the... More>>

Why ex-employees make great hires

These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires. More>>

SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans for the first time ever

Sales of SUVs and crossovers have never quite managed to outpace those of the reliable sedan. Until now.
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Kim and I are like "two LeBrons": The most ridiculous quotes from Kanye West's GQ interview

Kanye West, the most vociferous armchair philosopher of modern time, has given yet another head-scratching interview to a print publication — this time, GQ. More>>

Parents of children with autism need help, too

Most therapies for autism focus on the child, but new research suggests the child's stressed-out parents could benefit from treatments designed specifically for them. More>>

MERS virus found in air in camel barn

Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says. More>>

Coffee: The cost of a cup

Coffee: Plenty of us swear by our daily caffeine fix. Coffee has to be one of the cheapest addictive substances in the world, and as an added bonus it doesn't give you cancer. 
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Transform your home without buying a thing

Are you depressed by the blah look of your personal space when you come home at the end of the day? Maybe you have a stack of old clothes, unfiled paperwork and cassette tapes un-listened to since... More>>

Maverick and Rockford Files star James Garner dies at 86

Legendary actor James Garner died Saturday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, The Associated Press reports. He was 86. More>>

Adam Levine marries Behati Prinsloo

Adam Levine is officially off the market. More>>

Running back to BlackBerry is still a mistake

If you want to live dangerously, go ahead and climb an unfeasibly tall cliff without a safety line while wearing completely unsuitable footwear. Just don’t, whatever you do, swap your iPhone for a BlackBerry.  More>>

Tweetbot catches Russia making edits to Flight MH17 Wikipedia entry

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Waistlines of U.S. kids seem to be holding steady

The waistlines of America's children and teens may have stopped expanding, a new study indicates. More>>

Exercise may help counter health risks of sedentary lifestyle

Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study. More>>

Five valuable credit report lessons

What you can learn from checking your credit profile.

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Natalie Zea marries Scrubs' Travis Schuldt

Natalie Zea tied the knot with Scrubs actor Travis Schuldt on Wednesday, Us Weekly reports. More>>

Linux gets automotive grade release for open source cars

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Information and entertainment systems are very important parts of the modern car. They're how we interact with everything except the actual driving controls.
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Food safety tips for the summer

Backyard barbeques, picnics and outdoor parties are common throughout the summer, but warm weather makes food safety a lot more challenging. More>>

Could this selfie toaster be the next best thing since sliced bread?

Don’t you sometimes wish you could eat your own face for breakfast? (Metaphorically speaking, of course – we do not condone self-cannibalism.) Well, now you can. More>>

Outdoor exercises to enjoy the summer

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and appreciate nature. More>>

Keep your house cool this summer

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Many sexually active U.S. teens not tested for HIV

Only one in five sexually active U.S. teens has been tested for HIV, a new government report shows. More>>

Elaine Stritch dies at 89

Elaine Stritch, the legendary stage and screen legend, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich., the New York Times reports. She was 89. More>>

VMA Nominations: Beyonce leads the way

Beyonce continues to run the world — at least as far as the MTV Video Music Awards are concerned. More>>

Study says that teenage texts = teenage sex

Teenagers who text a lot are more likely to sext and a new study says that they are also more likely to be sexually active. More>>

Texas Actress sentenced to 18 Years in prison for mailing ricin to President Obama

Shannon Richardson, a Texas actress who's had minor roles on The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama. More>>

Sexy Facebook photos not a hit with many young women

Teen girls and young women who post sexy photos of themselves on social media sites are viewed negatively by their peers, a new study finds. More>>

3 ways terrible writing can kill your business

Can you diagnose a company's problems by the way it abuses the English language? More>>

Michael Vartan, wife divorcing after three years

Alias alum Michael Vartan and his wife Lauren Skaar are getting divorced, People reports. More>>

Curb appeal: Simple fixes to boost your homes value

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Curb appeal is that essential it factor which makes your home stand out from its neighbors in a good way. If you are looking to sell your home but lack a huge amount of time or cash to invest in... More>>

Three summer braids: Paso a paso

Stay cool and sexy all summer with la trenza, this season’s hottest hair trend. Braids are easily dressed up or down and can be worn on almost any occasion. Plus, they’re great for second or third day hair. More>>

Seth MacFarlane sued for allegedly stealing idea for Ted

A California production company is claiming that Seth MacFarlane stole the idea of a foul-mouthed Teddy bear for his movie Ted. More>>

Microsoft axes Nokia X Android project, cuts 18,000 jobs

Ding dong, the Nokia X is dead. This announcement comes right after the company announced plans to cut 18,000 jobs. More>>

Bad weather? Make a stovetop smoker

The rich flavors of smoked meat are closer than you think: all you need is a pot, foil, and a steamer insert to make a stovetop smoker. More>>

Saturday Night Live fires two more featured players

The mass exodus continues at Saturday Night Live. More>>

Delayed retirements may forestall predicted nursing shortage

The nation's supply of registered nurses has been growing faster than expected, largely because baby boomers in nursing are working longer than ever before, according to a new study. More>>

The high stakes game of keeping top talent

Before you forget about LeBron, there's one more lesson to learn. More>>

Scientists create 'biological pacemaker' in pig hearts

Researchers say they've found a way to transform ordinary pig heart muscle cells into a "biological pacemaker," a feat that might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans. More>>

Nick and Vanessa Lachey expecting second child

The Lachey family will soon have another member! More>>

Facebook, Nielsen will soon track your TV habits on tablets, smartphones

Attempting to get a better grasp on how many television shows consumers are watching on mobile devices, the Nielsen company is partnering up with Facebook in order to track television viewing habits of U.S. consumers.
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Watch planet Earth rise above the moon in this high-def video from space

The photograph titled “Earthrise,” taken in 1968 by NASA astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, is probably one of the best-known and most iconic pieces of space photography. More>>

Science finds way to block booze's effect -- in worms

Scientists who created worms that can't get drunk say their research could lead to new ways to treat people with drinking problems. More>>

Genes may raise risk of cerebral palsy

New research suggests that genes may play a role in cerebral palsy, the most common cause of physical disability in children. More>>

OMG, I think I've been scammed!

Americans lose an estimated $40 - $50 billion a year to investment scams, according to the Financial Fraud Research Center. And, contrary to popular perception, it’s not just the most vulnerable or gullible among us who fall prey. More>>

Why you need to stop reading resumes

It's 2014. Don't waste your time with this outdated process. More>>

Organic foods may be healthier

Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants, less pesticide residue and lower levels of the toxic metal cadmium than food raised in traditional ways, a new review finds. More>>

Reggie Bush marries Lilit Avagyan

Reggie Bush married his fiancée, Lilit Avagyan, on Saturday in San Diego, California, People reports. More>>

Archie's Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay friend

Archie Andrews, the freckled redhead who has been a staple of comic books since 1941, is dying. But it's how he's going to bite it that will really resonate. More>>

Breaking up is hard to do, especially with Comcast

Break-ups can be tough – especially when one side just doesn’t know how to let go.
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Jenny McCarthy gets weekly SiriusXM radio show

Jenny McCarthy has booked her first post-View job. More>>

Alzheimer's rate falling in the U.S.

The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows. More>>

Towing with your crossover SUV: The basics

Most of today's car-like crossover utility vehicles can handle a fair amount of towing -- whether it's jet skis, a small boat, or a small moving trailer. More>>

Box Office: Planet of the Apes dominates

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dominated the box office this weekend, earning $73 million and cruising to No. 1 in its first week in theaters. More>>

Stress may leave you heading to the cookie jar

Stress can slow a woman's metabolism and lead to weight gain, new research suggests. More>>

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. T-Mobile: Whose family plan will save you the most?

To say that navigating U.S. carriers’ family plans is a trial is the understatement of the century.
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Ipads can trigger nickel allergies in kids

When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad. More>>

Spoon measurements behind many child drug-dosing errors

Using a teaspoon or tablespoon to administer kids' medications can often lead to medication dosing errors, a new study reports. More>>

Brains of sex addicts may be wired like those of drug addicts, study finds

In people with sex addiction, pornography affects the brain in ways that are similar to that seen in drug addicts as they consume drugs, a new study finds. More>>

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash

Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over the six-vehicle collision that left himc ritically injured and killed his friend and fellow comedian, James McNair, according to The Hollywood Reporter. More>>

Affordable family fun

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7 inexpensive summertime activities.

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Cast iron cookware questions and answers

There's a lot to like about cast iron, but it does come with a call for some special handling. Here are the facts you're looking for. More>>

Summer pool party ideas your friends will love

School is out, the weather is hot and people are starting to become lazy and lackadaisical. Now is the perfect time to host a pool party.
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How Emmy's controversial category choices paid off, and this year's other trivia

According to the Emmy Awards ballot, True Detective isn't a miniseries, but Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven are.
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RIP Car washes: Nissan debuts 'self-cleaning' car

If you enjoy spending Saturdays in the driveway, hosing down your favorite ride, we have some bad news.
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Five essential tips for designing your kitchen

Here are some less traditional ways to think about kitchen design, whether your project is outfitting a rental kitchen in a tiny walk-up, or the kind of larger-scale remodel you dream about. More>>

10 cool ways to beat the heat this summer

As the temperature rises outside, it can be a challenge to keep your cool.
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Govt. computer glitch sends military draft letters to people over 100 years old

According to The Washington Post, a government computer glitch is the reason why some Pennsylvania residents are receiving letters requesting that any males born between 1893 and 1897 register for the U.S. military draft.
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Justin Bieber gets probation, anger management in egging case

After pleading no contest Wednesday to charges of vandalism for throwing eggs at his neighbor's house, Justin Bieber was fined and put on two years' probation. More>>

A little alcohol may not be good for your heart after all

A new study challenges the widely held belief that light drinking of alcohol may be good for your heart. More>>

Mississippi girl thought cured of HIV shows signs of infection

A Mississippi girl born with HIV who was thought to be cured by immediate and aggressive drug treatment has relapsed, with new tests showing detectable levels of the AIDS-causing virus in her bloodstream. More>>

7 simple steps to banish stress from your life forever

We all face stress, and it's what we do when we're stressed that defines the outcome.
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Maine's latest seafood star

Cold northern waters are providing some of the best oysters you're likely to taste. More>>

Bizarre sexting case in Virginia may have you reconsider sending naked photos

“Sexting,” the exchange of explicit messages, has become a popular phenomenon among teens, but unfortunately for one young man in Virginia, it could lead him behind bars. More>>

Are you tweeting your marriage away?

Forget about the Twitter wars that break out regularly between outspoken celebrities or loudmouth pundits -- too much Twitter can be bad for your own relationship, a new study suggests. More>>

Researchers say they've found new clues to autism

A genetic mutation that increases the risk for a certain form of autism and causes specific physical traits and symptoms has been identified by researchers. More>>

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