Aaron Mancilla

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The Top 8 “Conspiracy Theories” That Are Turning Out To Be True

I'm in!<p>Conspiracy Theory: It’s a term used by many to brush off something that clashes with what they believe in, or have believed in, for a long …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar: Tips and Templates

Close your eyes and picture this: it’s May 3, end of day, all the designers have gone home and suddenly it hits you: tomorrow is Star Wars Day—May …

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

30 great New Year jokes and quotes

Former Korean Air executive's 'nut rage' lands her in custody

A former Korean Air Lines executive who forced a plane to return to the gate because she was unhappy with how she was served macadamia nuts was …

How I Photographed the US Men’s National Soccer Team for Sports Illustrated

Looking back at this year, I was fortunate enough to photograph a lot of cool things and meet a lot of great people. It’s only right that I write …

Tesla shows just how far your Model S will go on a charge

So you're fortunate enough to be shopping for a Tesla Model S, but you're anxious about just how far the electric sedan's variants will go on a full battery. How do you know you won't be stranded on the roadside because you bought the wrong edition? The automaker clearly wants to put that range …

14 quotes that drove the news in 2014

When all is said and done, a lot was said in 2014.<p>When all is said and done, a lot was said in 2014.<p>From memorable campaign lines to revealing emails to jaw-dropping gaffes, pols and pundits drove the news with quotes that kept America talking and PR flacks working overtime. As the year comes to a …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

The World’s Largest Clairvoyance Experiment Has Begun

I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.<p>Icelanders call it <i>Berdreymin—</i>the ability to see the future in dreams. On my travels collecting dreams from around the world, clairvoyance has been one …

Robin Williams

Sanctions Intensify Russia's Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

A year ago, Russia's economy was riding high. Today, the country is widely thought to be entering a recession, if it's not already there.<p>The plunge in oil prices has been the main culprit, but Russia's economy has had trouble regaining its footing because of sanctions imposed by the West after the …

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

Internet Explorer must die

If you think Microsoft should just kill off Internet Explorer already, you might just get your wish.<p>The browser has become synonymous with bugs, security problems and outdated technology. Even as Internet Explorer has improved dramatically in recent years, it continues to lose serious ground to …