Brent Davis

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15 Facts To Know About Anxiety, The Most Common Mental Disorder

Ask artist Gemma Correll, and she'll tell you living with anxiety is like living in a real-life horror movie. Actually, don't ask her — simply click …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

Today’s Tech Oligarchs Are Worse Than the Robber Barons

A decade ago these guys—and they are mostly guys—were folk heroes, and for many people, they remain so. They represented everything traditional …

Income Inequality

Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt's next comic book movie is taking so long

It has been nearly a year and a half since any significant news regarding the "Sandman" film has surfaced, but during an interview with MTV last weekend, we got a quick update: He's working very hard to make "a big spectacular action movie ... but without any punching."<p>This is very good news.<p>Here's …

Comic Books

Facebook and Microsoft just announced a monumental deal in virtual reality

Not only will the first Oculus Rift come with an Xbox One controller and Xbox adapter so you can play your Xbox One games through your VR headset, but Xbox chief Phil Spencer also announced Oculus will support Windows 10 right out of the box.<p>This partnership is hugely important to both companies, …

Calls of the Wild—Why Do Animals (Including Your Dog) Howl?

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Some canines, monkeys, and yes, even mice communicate and defend their territories by howling, experts say.<p>When someone asked me recently "Why do wolves howl?" my first thought was, "Wouldn't you, if you could?"<p>As far as calls of the wild go, howling is among the …

Five new albums to try this week: Alabama Shakes, Jlin and more

Music,Culture,Pop and rock,Alabama Shakes,Indie,Rap,Hip-hop,Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All,Electronic music,Dance music<p>From Tyler, the Creator’s latest experimental rap outing to Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired alt-rock, stream five albums out this week. What will you be listening to?<p><b>Why you should</b> …

Wolfgang