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News | News

Saudi Arabia defends app that allows men to monitor wives, daughters

Riyadh says outcry is an attempt to politicize Absher service, after US senator joins calls for Apple and Google to remove it from stores

News | News

CNN and NBC agree to air ad for Oscar-nominated documentary about NY Nazi rally

Fox News rejected the ad because it was 'full of disgraceful Nazi imagery regardless of the film’s message'

History | History

The Invention of ‘Palestinians’

Why was it, wondered Walid Shoebat from Bethlehem, that 'on June 4th 1967 I was a Jordanian and overnight I became a Palestinian.'

Recipes | Recipes

Chocolate Braid Recipe

Warm gooey chocolate baked inside of a tasty crescent puff pastry. Easy almond topped chocolate braid recipe for brunch, breakfast, or school party.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The TWA Hotel Turns an Abandoned Airport Terminal Into a Midcentury Dream

Meet JFK's first on-airport hotel—complete with midcentury modern guest rooms, a 10,000-square-foot rooftop deck with pool, and a Jean-Georges restaurant.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Fends Off Stage Invader with Telecaster in 1981

The Rolling Stones, awhile back, uploaded this video, which you can check out above, to their YouTube channel.It features a (very) jumpy 1981 performance of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" at Hampton Coliseum in Virginia. As the video's de

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Uber is suing New York City... again

It's not the government's job to protect taxi companies

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it

Most pricing structures nudge us to spend more. But there's a particularly cunning type of pricing that can get us to swap our preference from a cheaper to a more expensive option.

Recipes | Recipes

Ragù Bolognese

One of the most famous meat sauces from Bologna, ragù is flavorful and kept relatively simple.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms - The New York Times

A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.

Recipes | Recipes

A Kenyan pursuit: perfecting the chicken dish kuku paka

The downpour stopped, so Kirti Patel decided to hold the dinner party on her balcony, with its views of colossal flowering trees and construction that had stalled for the rainy season. Pink vines of bougainvillea were in bloom, and the raw scent of ginger

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Experiences, Not Things, Get Better With Time

Our memories pay dividends that our possessions do not, increasing with value over time, while the things we buy just get old.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Two Levels of Happiness

While we are bombarded with promises of hedonic joy, researchers say it is a passing experience and second rate compared to a deeper form of happiness.

Psychology | Relationships

We were married for 10 years and lonelier than ever – then THIS happened and changed everything | Fox News

Sometimes it can creep into our lives with an unwelcome stealth. I would never have conceived that I could be surrounded by a husband, kids, and friends, and yet still feel its clutches suffocating my heart. But there I was, married 10 years, two kids, bu

Entertainment | Television

A forgettable Saturday Night Live squanders Don Cheadle

Let’s all give it up with some percussive recognition.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The surviving M*A*S*H cast reunites and reminisces on Alan Alda's podcast

Loretta Swit, Gary Burghoff, Mike Farrell and Jamie Farr go down memory lane with Alan Alda.

History | History

Marine recalls fight for Okinawa, last major battle of World War II

Charles Voland, of Independence, was wounded in one invasion and fought in another in Okinawa during World War II.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

The rules of estate sales

Estate sales are the ultimate tease. They show a little leg when the estate sale organizers start posting delectable photographs of the contents on the website weeks in advance.

Recipes | Recipes

Egg Yolk Chocolate Chip Cookies

This chocolate chip cookie hits the sweet spot between crispy and gooey.

Recipes | Recipes

Steak Marsala | Cook's Country

Buttery, sweet, and savory Marsala sauce is perfect when partnered with chicken cutlets. But what about pairing it with steak?

Pets & Animals | Animals

Tesla Launches 'Dog Mode' to Help Furry Friends Stay Safe While Waiting in Car

Besides controlling cabin temperature, a message is also displayed on-screen to inform passersby the doggos are ok.

Recipes | Recipes

Give me some sugga! Fudge Cookies

My daughter (NYLA 4 ) gives out her kisses very carefully. So my husband came up with give me some sugga to sneak extra kisses from her. She is under the impression that her sugga is extra special! These cookies reminds me of them because of the little ex

Gaming | Gaming

New 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' Details Are Coming

Respawn is riding high right now on their incredible success of Apex Legends so far but they've still got one more amazing title on the horizon that will be perfect for Star Wars fans. Though we've known that their upcoming game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Ord

Science & Technology | Tech News

Windows 10 2020 Update Is Available For Insiders Who Skip Ahead | Digital Trends

An update to Windows 10 that won't be released to the wider user base until 2020 is now available for testing even though the late-2019 update hasn't been released to Windows Insiders yet. It reportedly requires a longer lead time for testing, which may h

Music | Music

Rolling Stones' hellraiser Keith Richards reveals he's cut down on hard liquor and cigarettes in a bid to live a cleaner life...after December turned into 'one long party' for his 75th

Keith Richards has revealed he is reining in his infamous party lifestyle and cutting down on hard liquor and his beloved cigarettes,in a new interview with MOJO Magazine .

Travel | Travel

How to See a Dozen Presidential Homes in One Road Trip for Less Than $220 | Mental Floss

Want to see the country while indulging your love of all things presidential? These three road trip itineraries show you how to get from place to place without breaking the bank.

Business & Finance | Marketing

7 Women in Marketing to Watch Out For | DigitalMarketer

These 7 women are taking the lead in key areas of digital marketing. Here's who you should watch out for, because you need to be listening to and learning from all of them.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How To Use Marketing Automation Tools To Build Your Personal Brand

Automation tools can save you time and resources and help you create a strong voice online.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Three Skills a Marketer Should Have to Master Instagram

Do you use Instagram for business? Here are 3 skills you should have to play and master Instagram and the game of visual marketing.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Breaks an AI Record

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are training Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer, to model climate change using machine learning techniques.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Amazon got wrong about New York City

A promise of 25,000 jobs isn’t exciting anymore — it’s ominous

Politics | Op-Ed

Liberals' Anti-Semitism Problem Isn't Going Away

There are three questions that can best gauge whether people are being critical of Israel's policies or critical of the existence of the Jewish state.

News | News

Sarsour Calls for a Boycott of The Forward

Women’s March, Inc. co-president Linda Sarsour called for a boycott of The Forward on Feb. 13, tweeting that they weren’t progressive enough.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

History | History

How Wild Was Wild Bill Hickok? A Biographer Separates Life From Legend

Tom Clavin’s “Wild Bill” details the life of a legendary gunfighter whose real name wasn’t even Bill.

News | News

Police Believe Jussie Smollett Attack Was Staged (Report)

Chicago police have concluded that the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was staged, according to two local media reports. The Chicago Police Department pushed back on th…

Politics | Politics

Cuomo slams Ocasio-Cortez, others, as Amazon ditches New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted politicians such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others over Amazon's decision to leave New York City. Opponents of the deal with the tech giant had "put their own narrow political interests above their comm

Recipes | Delicious Recipes!

Buttered Rum Hot Chocolate

Butter adds velvety texture and comforting flavor to this warming cocktail. Omit the rum and it's an equally delicious alcohol-free treat for anyone to enjoy.

Recipes | Delicious Recipes!

Chocolate Layer Cake With Creamy Chocolate Icing - melissassouthernstylekitchen.com

Chocolate Layer Cake With Creamy Chocolate Icing - I think everyone should know how to make a great chocolate cake. Start with my double chocolate layer cake recipe or my chocolate buttermilk cake and ice it with this delicious creamy homemade chocolate i

Miscellaneous | Products

11 Things You Didn’t Know Your Instant Pot Could Do

Your Instant Pot is great for making so much more than braised pork shoulder and tender beef stew in remarkably short periods of time. Venture outside the expected with these surprising Instant Pot ideas.

Politics | POLITICS

BREAKING: Trump Declaring National Emergency On Southern Border To Get Wall Funding, McConnell Says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday that President Donald Trump will sign a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown and is declaring a national emergency to secure the funds needed to build the border wall.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Amazon cancels plans for New York City HQ2

E-commerce giant had faced fierce opposition for a planned New York location projected to cost $3 billion in incentives

Politics | POLITICS

Twenty Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Kirsten Gillibrand | National Review

Defending Big Tobacco, keeping rifles under her bed, studying with Jeanine Pirro, and having Edie Falco play her grandmother.

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Destroy Israeli Forces, Free Palestine’ Posters Target Hillel Building at Tufts University

A poster found outside the Hillel building at Tufts University. Photo: Naftali Brawer. About two dozen offensive posters were found …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Violent anti-Semitic attacks soared 60 percent in Germany in 2018

In previous reports, authorities have indicated that most perpetrators have right-wing extremist backgrounds.