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A brilliant sci-fi thriller imagines how the massive floods of climate change could transform Earth

Robinson's past books mostly been set in space — on interstellar starships or amid the long terraforming project of the planet Mars — but they've centered on questions of how we treat planet Earth. Is this fragile environment portable? Can we fix it if we break it? What is there left to do if we …

Sea Level

Yosemite Falls

iOS widgets: 6 of the best to replace Apple’s own

iOS widgets are a great way to check in on your day. Apple gave us its own take on widgets with the core apps built into iOS 10, but you can do better.<p>If you’ve never taken a look at some of the great third-party iOS widgets available, you’re missing out. Here are six of our favorite iOS widgets to …

Apps

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

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A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics

Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from academics, comedians, activists, and more<p>No matter who wins the U.S. presidential election on November 8, America’s got some grappling to do. This race has been full of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, …

U.S. Politics

Check out this genius Nintendo Switch controller concept

A Pokémon Snap shutter-release button!<p>Nintendo this morning unveiled its ambitious Switch device, a portable handheld-console hybrid that will act as the company’s successor to the Wii U. One of its trademark features is a wild modular controller scheme called Joy-Con. Essentially, the left and …

10 handy Safari tips that every iOS user should know [Video]

Mobile Safari is the primary way that the majority of people access the Internet on their iPhones and iPads, but are you getting the most out of Apple’s default browser? While it’s quite likely that most of you will be familiar with many of these tips, there’s a good chance that you’ll learn at …

Michelle Obama’s Reaction To Melania Trump Plagiarizing Her Speech Is Priceless

Zing.<p>FLOTUS, please don’t go.<p>When Michelle Obama appeared on The Late Show Tuesday night, host Stephen Colbert asked the first lady what we’ve all wanted to ask her since July.<p>“Melania Trump was so criticized for using what turned out to be a portion of your speech, but do you have any sympathy …

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

NORFOLK, Va. — Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through.<p>Five hundred miles down the Atlantic Coast, the only road to Tybee Island, Ga., is disappearing …

Explore the Bardos in Mandagon, a Video Game Inspired by Tibetan Buddhism

What does true sacrifice mean to you?<p>That’s the question Tom Kitchen continually asked himself as he was designing Mandagon, a new free video game …

Let The Night Sky Become Your Disco - Nature Has The Power To Tackle Addiction

I have never experienced the extreme highs and lows of addiction first hand, but whilst recording my new podcast I spoke to author Amy Liptrot, who's …

New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

Cognitive Psychology Helps Explain Our Post-Factual Presidential Campaign

It was a but a blip in the raucous carnival that the Presidential campaign has been, a flash-in-the-pan moment instantly overshadowed by more headline grabbing events. But the quickly forgotten fuss last week about what kind of lapel pin Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine was …

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other obvious option would be to buy what you need from the game's shop, but no one wants to …

The Psychology of Trolling

Top 10 Mindfulness Lessons from Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness lessons are simply gold. It helps us in so many ways. I learned a lot of things from his teachings. His words are …

Mindfulness

10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Life

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

Searching for Signs of Hannibal’s Route in DNA from Horse Manure

More than two thousand years ago, thirty-seven elephants from heat-shimmering latitudes ascended Europe’s highest mountain range, tramped though snow and across ice, and breathed the thin air of high altitudes. Those that survived the perilous journey met with a bitter winter and war, as the …

Anthropology

This Neuroscientist Shares 7 Critical Daily Habits to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Many physical and emotional problems can be solved with a healthy brain. Here are the best ways to take care of yours.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, healthy, and smart. Many believe that a healthy body will get you there. Dr. Daniel G. Amen says a healthy body is not enough. He advocates maintaining a …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

One of World's Longest-Running Experiments Is Buried in a Secret Location in Michigan

The coolest experiment you've never heard of.<p>In 1879, a botanist called William Beal buried 20 glass bottles in a secret spot on the grounds of …

Warrior women of the ancient world: 5 myths busted

<b>(CNN) —</b> History often remembers them as fearsome, war-loving lesbians, who killed baby boys and cut off their own breasts to better fire a bow and arrow.<p>But just who were the Amazons, these legendary horsewomen-archers depicted across ancient Greece, Egypt, and China?<p>The truth is no less gripping …

Compound Delivers Antidepressant Effect Within Hours

<b>Compound already tested in humans for other purposes and found nontoxic.</b><p>The compound CGP3466B, already proven nontoxic for people, may effectively …

Burning Issues: A Massive Solar Project Responds to Its Critics

It’s been nearly two years since the world's largest concentrating solar power plant, located near I-15 deep in California’s Mohave Desert, …

Natural Gas

Fracking shakes the American west: ‘a millennium’s worth of earthquakes’

Seismologists’ warnings about hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal divide residents, politicians and companies in Colorado and Oklahoma, while temblors increase around the region<p>Oklahomans don’t blink when they hear warnings about tornadoes, drought or ice-storms. Earthquakes, however, …

Fracking

10 Outstanding Short Stories to Read in 2016

<i>Below is a guest post from Mumbai-based writer-filmmaker—and longtime #longreads contributor—Pravesh Bhardwaj (@AuteurPravesh).</i><p>For a couple of years …

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …