5 things you probably didn't know about the Sochi Olympics
Even with heavy media coverage, there are still a few interesting (and weird) things you might not know about the upcoming Olympic games in Russia.
VIDEO: Journalists in Sochi share hilarious and horrifying hotel experiences
Journalists covering the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia are tweeting photos about their horrible hotel conditions. Yellow water, unfinished construction, broken doors and stray dogs characterize the scene in Sochi.
Olympics on TV
NBC plans to air more than 500 hours of Winter Olympics coverage across six networks, plus hundreds more hours online. Here are our daily picks for what to watch from Sochi.
Meet 2014's Olympic carpetbaggers
At the Winter Olympics in Sochi this February, a German prince will represent Mexico. A South Korea native will represent Russia. And a Singapore-born, London-raised violinist will ski for Thailand.
Why marrying your equal can boost inequality
Rich and poor Americans are slowly but surely staking out separate lives. Increasingly, they have been moving to different communities, and more frequently they are also marrying people of similar income and educational backgrounds. This is a phenomenon social scientists call assortative mating.
Lexus RX crossover gets upgraded style, crispness with sport package
The sporty version of the Lexus RX is still built as wonderfully as any other RX, but its firm suspension and more aggressive styling combine to give it a different personality from the standard model.
If a dough exists someone has already deep-fried it
NEW YORK - Chillag is a charming writer, and the Doughscuit certainly sounds delicious. But I fear it is the harbinger of a terrible new food trend: Deep-frying various doughs, making up a dumb name for them, and proclaiming them revolutionary.
Every now and then, your house needs fixing up
I have a memory, all fuzzy around the edges, of being in a salon.
Luna Salon goes back to its roots
After learning and working at salons in the Charlotte area for several years, Tatiana Garmon and Leslie Lancaster are bringing their skills back home.
3 apps to help you get a better night's sleep
With help from a few smartphone apps, you can look forward to a good night's rest and an even better morning.
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