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8 Reasons Watching Porn Doesn't Make Him a Cheater

He's not defined by what he watches.<p>All women want to feel desired, and as the philosopher Slavoj Žižek puts it, "Through fantasy, we learn how to desire." While I can't credit porn for all my dirty little fantasies, it is one of the best (and most accessible) sex toys at your disposal. Many people …

Amazon is now using a whole lot more of the robots from the company it bought for $775 million

It's the company Amazon bought for $775 million in 2012. Kiva makes robots that automate the whole picking and packing process at large warehouses.<p>Amazon began using Kiva robots only last year, and by the end of 2014, said it had 15,000 bots working across 10 of its warehouses.<p>Now it looks like …

Robotics

What's Your Type? Functional Workplace Application of MBTI.

MBTI or Meyers-Briggs Personality Theory started in the early 1900's and evolved through the years into a self-analyzing tool that in some circles is cult-like. Originally started as a means to understand one's affinities and abilities in the their career, it still has yet to reach its potential in …

Psychology

Complete C++ Programming Step-By-Step Tutorial

Complete C++ Programming : Step-By-Step Tutorial <br>Duration: 1h 1m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 1 ch | 1.1 GB <br>Genre: …

Microsoft will give you a $300 discount for your old MacBook

Microsoft is currently offering a trade-in deal worth up to $300, InformationWeek reports.<p>The so-called Easy TradeUp deal allows customers to trade …

Customers

How to Change Default DNS to Google DNS for Fast Internet

Speed up your internet from changing your computer DNS(Domain Name System). When you connect with the internet, you ISP automatically provides you …

Whether internet porn viewers ‘should expect viewing histories to be made public.’

Now is the moment that bittorrent attorneys joke to themselves, “now is probably a good time to brush up on divorce law.” In short, there have been …

Privacy

Here's What Happens When You Complain To Cops About Cops

When I set foot inside a McDonald's in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Aug. 13, 2014, I had never been arrested and I'd never had a real complaint about police behavior. So when a St. Louis County officer forcefully arrested me, slammed my head against a door as he escorted me out of the …

Justice

The latest 'gay gene' study gives no comfort to homophobes

The likes of Vladimir Putin might welcome a study which finds sexual orientation may not be fixed from birth. But they are ignoring the science<p>Vladimir Putin, Robert Mugabe, Pope Francis and other anti-gay world leaders may well rejoice at new scientific research that points to homosexuality as …

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Entrepreneurship

The military is 2 years away from unleashing its real-life Iron Man suit

The Department of Defense is two years away from unveiling an Iron Man-like suit. Known as the Tactical Light Operator Suit (Talos), it can repel bullets, help lift heavy objects, and provide lifesaving oxygen. The suit also comes with 3D audio; heating and cooling systems; and embedded …

Iron Man

Homosexuality ‘may be triggered by environment after birth'

Homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood after scientists found that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay.<p>The finding is highly controversial because it suggests that some men are not born gay, but are turned …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

The Pentagon is figuring out how to make bodies heal themselves

Humans are quite feeble. We break easily, and just about every part of us deteriorates as we age. But the Pentagon’s research division, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), hopes to fix that. Today (Oct. 5), the agency said it had selected seven research facilities—including MIT, …

Johns Hopkins University

For The Love of Sex (and Relationships)

I'm emotional. I'm sexual. I'm evolved.<p>I'm educated, well-spoken, traveled, career-oriented and sometimes my shirt comes off.<p>It's become so daunting in today's society to be someone who expresses himself in multiple ways. It seems that we are either meant to strictly be a wholesome boy next door, …

Relationships

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Lumia event: what to expect

Microsoft is kicking its holiday season off with a press event in New York City next week. Normally you’d expect the company to announce a couple of devices, but this event is going to be unusually huge for Microsoft. The dream of Windows 10 running across multiple devices is finally coming alive, …

Surface Pro

10 Ways Right-Wing Christians Are Destroying Christianity

I've written about how millennials are leaving organized religion and its associated anti-LGBT animus in droves. As a result, the only religions holding on to membership (barely) are ones with super-high birth rates and very conservative views. In the process, conservative faiths are becoming …

Religion

Apple continues to market privacy in its battle with Google

As users pour more and more personal information into its products, Apple continues to bolster its credentials as a company that cares about privacy. The iPhone maker has updated its privacy site, adding details about how data is collected for new iOS 9 features like the News app. The site also …

Privacy

Pope Francis isn't the liberal rock-star that many Americans think he is

For many Catholics, the euphoria <b>extends</b> to <b>family and sexual issues</b> on which Francis has signaled new tolerance. A majority of American Catholics, according to a Pew survey, predicts that within the next 35 years, the church will <b>approve contraception and married priests</b>. Thirty-six percent expect …

Christianity

Brave new world: Obama says gay rights trump religious liberty

NEW YORK (Christian Examiner) – Should gay rights come into conflict with religious belief, religious liberty will lose, President Barack Obama told …

LGBTQI

Mental Floss

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Pop Culture

New Nexus phones, Chromecast 2, and Pixel C tablet: All the new gadgets Google just announced

At the tech megacorporation's fall festival of product announcements, Google focused on new devices and services based around its Android 6 (Marshmallow) operating system.<p>Unless you've been living under a rock -- or just don't care -- you've already seen the leaks for most of what Google announced …

Android News

15 crazy pieces of tech available only to the military (pictures)

Google Glass

The Number of Drones Expected to Sell During the Holidays Is Scaring the Government

As many as one million drones could be sold during this year’s holiday season, FAA official Rich Swayze has told ATW Online.<p>Unmanned aerial vehicles …

Drones

Android Marshmallow lets you use your voice to control apps

We've been testing Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" for months, but Google has saved some of its more interesting features for today's big Nexus launch event. Most intriguing is the operating system's bigger focus on voice interactions: Google Now voice commands work a lot faster than before, and you can …

Android Marshmallow

Your Human Rights Don't Infringe On My Religious Freedom

There is a stink in the air and it's the putrid smell of Christian elitism framed as "religious freedom." The Christian right in America has been successfully bullying non-religious and religious minorities for centuries. From the colonization of this country to the civil rights and the ERA …

Religion

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Google Glass

By 2050, human-on-robot sex will be more common than human-on-human sex, says report

A shocking new report from a futurologist reveals predictions about the future of sex and robots<p>Can you imagine having sex with a humanoid robot? Apparently, this will be the norm in a few short decades. Futurologist Dr Ian Pearson has released a report in which he predicts the future of sex.<p>He …

The FBI has no trouble spying on encrypted communications

Every time the Bureau wants to spy on someone whose communications are encrypted, they just hack them.<p>The FBI has made a huge deal out of wanting …

U.S. Dept. of Defense