Caitlin Lomen

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DIY Industrial Nightstand Lamp

This extremely rustic nightstand lamp would make a great DIY project. We spotted it in this cool rustic apartment designed by Chi Torch Interior …

The mystery of the female orgasm

From the existence of the G-spot to the origin of multiple orgasms, female sexuality once mystified scientists. But as Linda Geddes discovers, radical experiments are finally revealing some answers.<p>On my washing machine, there is a lock. To activate it, you must hold down the start button for a …

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Lance Armstrong team that dominated the Tour de France

For a decade, Lance Armstrong was not only one of the world's most dominant athletes but also one of its most recognizable figures. Armstrong did what no one had ever done: He won the Tour de France seven times, and he did so consecutively from 1999 to 2005.<p>But that was all before the US …

Cycling

6 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

These women have successfully navigated the tricky waters of owning and running a company in a tricky male-dominated landscape.<p>Women entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing segment of business owners in the U.S. But, compared to male-owned businesses, women-owned businesses generally fail at a higher …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

Black men are target practice: America’s grotesque history of racist games

Our country’s more perverse forms of leisure and recreation are instructive about the way white supremacy works<p>In this age of police thuggery, it seems that almost every few days brings another video recorded incident of white-on-black police violence and excessive force. Last week a white police …

The 11 best iPhone apps and games, according to Apple

Apps selected to win an Apple Design Award range from Fantastical, a great replacement to Apple's own Calendar app, to "Crossy Road," a popular and beautiful iPhone game. There were also several apps made for students and kids, including an app for children that uses creative ways to teach kids the …

Apps

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Criminal Justice

What’s up with the 2015 Tour de France Contenders?

It’s been an unpredictable spring. Here’s where the favorites stand heading into July.<p>Heading into the Tour de France, nearly all of the top contenders have emerged from the spring races mostly unscathed. But a lot of questions remain about the event’s favorites, including last year’s winner …