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People are using Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in very different ways

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime may be competitors, but they serve their audiences in very different ways.<p>People use Netflix most often to watch original series, Amazon to watch movies, and Hulu to watch TV shows from other networks, a report from Hub Entertainment Research shows. The firm surveyed …

Brené Brown: America’s Crisis Of Disconnection Runs Deeper Than Politics

Our national self-sorting into liberal and conservative enclaves is tracking with rising rates of loneliness. Why, and at what cost?<p>For 20 years, I’ve taught at the University of Houston, the most racially and ethnically diverse research university in the United States. I recently asked my class of …

Taiwan's Taoists protest against curbs on incense and firecrackers

<b>More than 10,000 people have marched in the Taiwanese capital against government attempts to limit the burning of incense and paper money during religious ceremonies.</b><p>The government has been pushing to end the practices, along with the lighting of firecrackers, to fight pollution.<p>The risks include …

Prisoners of Self: Incessant Autobiography in the Smartphone Age

The man doting over a smartphone screen, scrolling through media with his fingertips, is like a gorilla meticulously picking out little bugs from his …

One Poem by She Who Has No Master(s)

She Who Has No Master(s) is a collective of women writers of the Vietnamese diaspora. They create collaborative multi-voiced work. This poem includes:<p>…

A Conversation with Eugene Peterson

Eugene <i>Peterson is a pastor and author of more than thirty books, including</i> A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, The Contemplative Pastor, <i>and</i> Eat …

Elon Musk: Robot software will make Tesla worth as much as Apple

Elon Musk thinks his robot software can make Tesla Inc. worth as much as Apple Inc. He has the chance to prove it very soon.<p>In three different …

Tens of thousands protest in Hong Kong as China tensions simmer over booksellers | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched in protest on the 19th anniversary of the financial hub’s return to Chinese rule on Friday as tensions simmer against Chinese authorities over the abductions of Hong Kong booksellers.<p>Some waved banners criticizing Beijing for …

10 best office apps for Android

Office apps have been a valuable center of productivity for many years. We use them for a variety of purposes, including drafting documents, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and keep track of what’s going on. No productivity suite is complete without them and virtually everybody uses them, …

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Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds 'long-term partnership'

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Software maker Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Chinese device maker Xiaomi [XTC.UL], a rare departure for the U.S. company and part of what the two companies say is the start of a long-term partnership.<p>A Microsoft logo is seen on an office …

Critical Drugs For Hospital ERs Remain In Short Supply

At some hospitals, posters on the wall in the emergency department list the drugs that are in short supply or unavailable, along with recommended alternatives.<p>The low-tech visual aid can save time with critically ill patients, allowing doctors to focus on caring for them rather than doing research …

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Leisure, the Basis of Culture: An Obscure German Philosopher’s Timely 1948 Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Human Dignity in a Culture of Workaholism

“Leisure lives on affirmation. It is not the same as the absence of activity … or even as an inner quiet. It is rather like the stillness in the conversation of lovers, which is fed by their oneness.”<p><i>“We get such a kick out of looking forward to pleasures and rushing ahead to meet them that we</i> …

Too much TV could raise the risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests

It turns out that too much TV might damage your brain and also raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — and that the effects could show up much sooner than previously believed, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the Northern California Institute for Research and Education in San …

Islamic extremists are recruiting new members with poetry

Militant Islamist groups have a number of strategies for recruiting vulnerable young men to their cause. They produce videos, tap into social media, and write fiery pamphlets with overblown rhetoric.<p>But they’re also increasingly turning to poetry: with its rich vocabulary, the Arabic language lends …

China-Turkey relationship strained over Uighurs

<b>Burnt Chinese flags, attacks on Chinese restaurants, alleged attacks on tourists who were mistaken for being Chinese and protests across the country.</b><p>For the last 10 days anti-Chinese sentiment has been on the rise in Turkey.<p>Turkish Muslims and Uighurs from the far western region of China share …

In Hong Kong, Thousands March Toward a Political Impasse

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Drugs, paranoia and a creepy Charles Manson connection: Why we’re still fascinated with the dark drama of the Beach Boys

<b>The Beach Boys (AP)</b><p>“Love & Mercy” tells part of the tale — the Beach Boys story is a weird and twisted one overall<p>Scott Timberg<p>June 5, 2015 6:36pm (UTC)<p>The new film “Love & Mercy” looks at the brilliant and troubled Brian Wilson around the time of the Beach Boys’s artistic breakthrough, “Pet …

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PATRIOT Act on life support after Rand Paul stymies renewal efforts

Liberals, libertarians block short-term reauthorizations, leaving a tiny window of opportunity next week for a deal.<p>The Senate plunged into chaos Saturday as Republicans found themselves tangled over the PATRIOT Act, Rand Paul repeatedly stymied his leaders, and senators left town with critical …

11 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Shake Shack

The quickly expanding company filed for a $100 million initial public offering on Monday.<p>Shake Shack is known for long lines at its 34 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Massachusetts. The brand has also been expanding domestically (with new locations in …

Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems review – an octogenarian rejuvenated

It is hard to elicit goodwill for someone who took £5m from a pensioner, but perhaps anyone who loves Leonard Cohen’s music owes his former manager Kelley Lynch a grudging debt of thanks. It’s strange to imagine now, but when Cohen’s 11th studio album, Dear Heather, was released a decade ago, it …

Getty Images releases free iOS app for browsing and sharing millions of images

Putting a new business model into action<p>Six months after shifting its business model to embeddable photos, Getty Images has released an iOS app designed to help you browse and share its massive collection. The app, called Stream, lets you search Getty's archives to find images that you can legally …

20,000 Days on Earth review – a day in the life of the ‘real’ Nick Cave

Polymath musician, writer and scourge/darling of the music press, Nick Cave has played a number of intriguing screen roles over the years. In John Hillcoat’s <i>Ghosts… of the Civil Dead</i> he was a psychotic inmate in a high-security prison descending into hellish self-destructive chaos. In Tom DiCillo’s</i> …

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This may be the killer app for the smart home, plus thoughts on wearables

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>This week Kevin and I began the podcast with his thoughts on the Apple event he attended last week. We both think the upcoming …

Apple Launches Site to Help You Remove the U2 Album From Your iTunes

Last week, U2 surprised-released their newest album, <i>Songs of Innocence</i>, by giving it away for free to all 500 million iTunes users. There was some blowback, however, as not everyone was particularly happy to find a U2 album in their cloud. (Particularly those users with the "automatic downloads" …

Is working at night bad for you?

How much does working in the small hours harm the mind and body? Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence.<p>In some jobs, working the night shift is unavoidable. There are hospitals to run, planes to fly and shops to keep open as we move towards a 24-hour society. With careful planning and a bit of …

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