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Here's why Google's Chromebooks are so awesome

And soon, they're getting a huge update that'll let them run Android apps.<p>Here's why Chromebooks are so great, and why you'll probably want to buy one soon.


9 Lame Hobbies White People Love (For Some Reason)

There's a type of person who continually tries out a combination of varied yet lame hobbies in a quest to find something to replace the sense of …

Simple cannabis butter recipe

Cannabis-infused butter, or cannabutter as it is often referred to, is a simple and common way to introduce a food with medicinal compounds into your …

Does handwriting still matter

I went to school when there was no computer. We had to learn cursive writing (which I am told is actually called the Palmer method) and follow all …


How a human Go champion finally beat Google's artificial intelligence machine

It took four tries, but the world's top-ranked Go player finally scored a win over Google DeepMind's AlphaGo on Sunday, putting a dent in the artificial intelligence program's surprising dominance in the ancient East Asian board game.<p>Lee Sedol and AlphaGo have been facing off in a five-game match …

How Sleep Apnea Causes Biochemical Havoc in Your Brain

A new study reveals a bit of the mystery about how the creative brain functions.<p>A new study helps explain why we're susceptible to catching others' …


12 Great Novels Reviewed By Donald Trump

Donald Trump's tweets reveal an obvious truth. He's missed his calling as a writer of the world's most singularly intense CliffsNotes. SAD!

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Everyone Will Be Talking About in March

This is a crazy month for science fiction and fantasy books. There’s a new Robert J. Sawyer mind-bender, and Catherynne M. Valente’s last fairyland …


Top 10 medical marijuana strains of February 2016

We say goodbye to one long, weird February today with a quick look back at the top stories and best marijuana strains of the month.<p>Top Marijuana Stories of February<p>The Supreme Court is set to hear a pivotal marijuana legalization case.<p>San Francisco had a Super Bowl, and we explained the San …


12 Buddhist Books To Read On Your Path To Enlightenment

Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or …


​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …


Egg Sandwiches

From open-face egg and griddled ham breakfast sandwiches to BLT fried egg-and-cheese sandwiches, here are Food & Wine's best egg sandwich recipes.


The 20 photographs of the week

The deteriorating refugee crisis in Europe, wildcat mining in Peru, Milan fashion week – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

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A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

9 new books by women we can't wait to read this February

What better time to read than winter? Cozy fire, snowy nights, delicious book in hand. We do understand though, that even when you really want to …

Here Are All the Netflix Original Movies Streaming in 2016

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The Big Dig After the Big Storm: Pictures

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Restaurant Staff Buys Winning $900 Million Powerball Ticket for the Wrong Day

Powerball is on the tip of everyone's tongue right now, with the current jackpot of the nationwide lottery currently standing at a staggering $1 billion. While the average person is actually 246 times more likely to be struck by lightning than actually win the jackpot, it's still fun to dream — …

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Bill Gates says reading 50 books a year gives him a huge advantage

Why would the world's richest man — worth an estimated $78 billion— spend so much time leafing through pages?<p>Most of what he reads is nonfiction that explains something about how the world works.<p>His favorites from 2015 dug into how buildings are built, how children succeed, and how diseases are …


12 Documentaries You Should Definitely Watch If You Liked "Making A Murderer"

Disclaimer: Dean Strang and Jerry Buting aren't in any of them.

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …


The 21 most anticipated movies of 2016

But this year's poised to be even better with a thrilling lineup of reboots, sequels, and buzzed-about debut series hitting the box office.<p>From Pixar's "Finding Dory," the long-awaited follow-up to "Finding Nemo," to J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut, "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," …

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