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What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn’t here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London’s Highgate …

Alice In Wonderland

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

6 new Gmail features worth trying -- and how to get them now

On the surface, you could easily mistake the new Gmail for the same web-based email you've been using for years.<p>But looks can be deceiving. This week's major revamp packs in powerful, helpful and overdue new features. It's the right balance of new and familiar.<p>If you haven't gotten a notification …

Apps

Key moments from the Supreme Court travel ban hearing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court held arguments on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's proclamation restricting travel from several majority-Muslim countries. During a lively session that lasted just over an hour, the justices asked an array of questions, some that broadly sought to explore …

Immigration

Assault victim can sue UCLA for failing to protect her: California court

(Reuters) - A former student who was stabbed by a classmate can sue the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) for failing to protect her from the assailant who had been treated for mental illness and barred from campus housing because of a prior physical altercation, California's top court …

3 Ways Listening to Music Actually Makes You More Productive

Yes, listening to music can actually make you more productive. Here's how.<p>It's no secret that music can be powerful. Music is an inherent part of just about every culture on the planet, and in addition to being a central force for entertainment and everyday discussion, music might even have hidden …

Mindfulness

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new …

Chicago Is A City Divided By Barbecue

The South Side's smoked rib tips and hot links represent an indispensable regional barbeque style, but half the city doesn't know it exists.</b> …

BBQ

Tom Petty’s Cause of Death: Accidental Overdose

After months of speculation, a medical examiner has ruled that Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, according to a statement from the Los …

Los Angeles

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media Measurement

The importance social media marketing plays in long-term business growth is one of the most heavily debated topics among marketers and business …

Do You Have a Digital Estate Plan for Your Online Assets?

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — In this digital age, people amass an electronic wealth of sorts in social media sites, photo-sharing sites, and online …

The magic that makes Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlists so damn good

This morning, just like every Monday morning, 75 million Spotify users received a great new mixtape: 30 songs that feel like a gift from a music-loving friend, who might once have made a cassette tape with your name scrawled across the front.<p>But these playlists, from Spotify’s Discover Weekly …

Playlist