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Sleeping naked could be the secret to health

Sleeping naked shouldn’t just be reserved for heatwaves — scientists claim it has a range of health-boosting benefits.<p>From boosting male virility to …

The Secret to Happiness Is Just Love

“ ‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you.’ ”<p>In 1922 Margery Williams tackled a particularly complex …

The Secret To Building Unrivalled Character

Universal appeal is bred, not bought<p>Winston Churchill said, “A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and …

You are not Spider-Man

The terrible message behind a wonderful hero<p>Spider-Man is about disappointment.<p>That’s the main idea behind many of the stories based on the character. The people around him want real things. They have needs and desires. Mary Jane Watson needs Peter Parker to see her play. This is her life’s work, …

Marvel Universe

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

These headphones are always listening and can replay sounds from your past

A new concept headphone technology could create a “sound version of Google Maps” with people able to replay conversations, music and ambient noise …

9 Times Thor Lost His Hammer

A god and his hammer are soon parted.<p>Marvel dropped the first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok today, and boy is it a doozy. Among many other awesome …

Marvel Universe

The Real Reason Baby Groot Is the Key to Guardians of the Galaxy’s Success

No, it’s not just the cute factor.<p>This weekend, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> performed almost exactly as well as Disney expected it would, pulling in an estimated $145 million domestically. That’s a big jump over the $94.3 million opening-weekend take of the first installment—and while you can …

11 Best-Selling Wireless Routers for Cable-Free Internet

Today's smartphones, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, streaming devices, smartwatches, and 4K TVs all require a Wi-Fi connection, making the wireless router one of the most important home appliances you never talk about. We help you find the right one for your needs and budget.<p>Today's …

Wi-Fi

Marvel's Secret Empire kicks off by doubling down on Captain America’s Nazi past

A fundamental change to the history of World War II in Marvel Comics<p>Today, Marvel Comics published <i>Secret Empire</i> #0 by Nick Spencer, Rod Reis and Daniel Acuna — kicking off the publisher’s big summer event as the secret society known as Hydra begins its takeover of the United States under the …

Comics

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

How Lorde's 'Green Light' Was Shaped By Her Synesthesia

Over a building disco beat on her single “Green Light,” Lorde sings, “I hear sounds in my mind / Brand new sounds in my mind.” In reality, how the …

The Brain

Windows 10 can set up a PC using your voice

Windows installations have come a long way over a few decades. It used to be that you had to hand-hold the system, but it's increasingly automatic -- you can even nuke an existing install with relative ease. And now, you don't even need to touch the keyboard for certain manually-guided steps. As <i>The</i> …

Software

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

One Statement That Can Make or Break Your Motivation To Be Successful | Inc.com

In 1995 I left a comfortable job as the head of Research and Development for a technology company in Israel, to start my first startup. I had big dreams, and it took a lot of risk, which I was willing to take. Just about the same time, my uncle got sick, and was recovering at home. I took my wife …

MVP: Who Is The Greatest Teen Titans Member? [Poll]

The Teen Titans is one of the most iconic teams in superhero comics, and over the past fifty-plus years the team has seen dozens of members come …

As Strong As Morphine: This Natural Painkiller Grows in Your Backyard

From injury to disease, pain is a very common ailment or symptom that can take down the toughest of the tough. It’s so prevalent that we are seeing a …

After Great Pain, Where Is God?

These days I find I’m more alert to the grief and sorrow around me than I once was. In part it’s a product of my age, of youth giving way. I’m guessing my situation is not that different from many of yours.<p>Last month I checked in on a childhood friend whose 13-year-old son committed suicide last …

Injustice 2 Adds Its Newest Addition to the Roster: Firestorm

The New Gameplay Trailer Shows Us What Firestorm Can Do!<p>Injustice 2 is due out on May 16th and the roster just got updated! The newest add was …

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Happy Friday, Apple fans! You’ve made it to the end of yet another long week and as a reward, we’ve hand-selected a fresh batch of paid iPhone and …

Will Sony's 'Venom' movie exist within the Marvel Cinematic Universe? It should.

Sony has announced that the popular Spider-Man villain, Venom, will be getting his own movie to be released on Oct. 5, 2018. This was originally the …

The 15 Most WTF Things Iron Fist Has Done

After an expedition with his billionaire parents went horribly, horribly wrong, Daniel Rand, the child who would become <b>Iron Fist</b>, found himself …

The Mad Hatter Sets His Sights (And His Hats) On New York City In 'Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures' #5 [Preview]

I don't want to be an armchair editor here or anything, but you'd think that if you're doing a story where Batman crosses the dimensional barrier …

'Young Justice' Episode Guide: Season 2, Episode 2: 'Earthlings'

This week, the team meets up with Adam Strange for a trip to Rann, and to be honest, calling it My Greatest Adventure might be overselling it a …

Marvel's Original Venom is BACK

Advertising [x]<p>by Andy L. Kubai<p>– on<p>in Comics<p><b>[Contains SPOILERS for Venom #5.]</b><p><b>—</b><p>Marvel’s now-classic Spider-Man adversary <b>Venom</b> has been on a strange …

'Gotham City Sirens' Is The Right Choice Between 'Justice League' And 'Aquaman'

As you probably know by now, Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. has moved James Wan’s <i>Aquaman</i> from October of 2018 to Dec. 21, 2018. That’s actually incredibly ironic if you consider the idea that the date change was likely caused by James Cameron admitting that <i>Avatar 2</i> wouldn’t be ready in time for said …

How to Choose the Perfect Smart Entertainment System

Gear & Gadgets

This gadget fixes two of iPhone 7’s biggest shortcomings

<i>This post is presented by Gadget Creative Lab, maker of the RES.</i><p>When the iPhone 7 came out, many bemoaned the loss of the headphone jack. The traditional way to use headphones disappeared, leaving iPhone 7 owners with just three options: Bluetooth, Lightning headphones or weird dongles. Luckily, …

DEADPOOL 2 Teaser Trailer (2018)

Deadpool

Calling Bullshit.

<b>The world is awash in bullshit.</b> Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over …