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A Budget-Planning Method for College Students

If jugs are the answer, what was the question?<p>47<p>SHARES<p>Whether you’re rich because you work at the college library or because you take money from your …

DiCaprio and Director Open Up About The Revenant’s Brutal Shoot

If you've seen <i>The Revenant</i>, you know that this dramatic film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu is a gritty and …

Leonardo Dicaprio

'The Revenant' is going to be one of the worst movies to ever win best picture at the Oscars

<i>Rolling Stone</i>'s Peter Travers notoriously proclaimed that <i>The Revenant</i> was not for "movie p------," a phrase that perfectly and unfortunately encapsulates the movie's tone. I am always confused by people who confuse great films with ordeals to be suffered through, a category that seems to include a …

Mad Max

The Ancient Origins Of Your Obsession With Coloring Books

Coloring books have roots reaching back 1,000 years, and share meditative benefits first discovered by Buddhists.<p>One thousand years ago, on the stone floors of a monastery in Tibet, a monk hunches on his knees, placing rubies the size of dust motes to draw a delicate line of glowing red sand. It’s …

Meditation

This is how science lost God: Atheism, evolution and the long road to Richard Dawkins’ latest Twitter controversy

The roots of today’s battles over atheism, science, religion and climate change actually date back centuries<p>In the seventeenth century, most natural philosophers believed that every type of living organism on the face of the Earth had always existed, from the very beginning of the Earth’s creation. …

Logging

Donald Trump taunts Iowans in Iowa speech: 'You have not picked a lot of winners'

The Republican front-runner noted that Iowa has not had a great track record of picking presidential nominees in recent history.<p>"You haven't been good. In fact, some people say, 'Oh, it doesn't matter if you win Iowa.' Now don't let them talk to you that way. Don't let them talk to you that way," …

Republicans
Silk Road

Salon’s Richard Dawkins peace summit: “I am against all religion … I think I’d call myself a lover of truth. I’m intolerant of bullsh*t”

Exclusive: We talk with sparring partner Richard Dawkins about New Atheism, Twitter & why he sees Ahmed as a fraud<p>A while back, I was having some beers with the founder of a small atheist publishing house. I’d recently savaged one of his writers in print, and I started laying out a pretty standard …

Religion

Here is VAIO's first smartphone

No longer a part of Sony, VAIO likes the look of that smartphone market, and has decided to go up against its former parent company's Xperia series with its own creation -- one that looks very familiar to our smartphone-seasoned eyes. It's called the VAIO Phone, and it's launching in Japan in …

Inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

Ukraine's rebels are supposed to be putting down their arms. What can we learn about their next move from the psychology of the man who rules Russia?<p>In June 2005, Vladimir Putin saw a diamond-studded Super Bowl ring on the finger of Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots. Kraft was in …

Massive cyber-spying program 'the Equation Group' discovered

An incredibly sophisticated cyber espionage operation, likely originating in the U.S., has been discovered by the security researchers at Russia's</i> …

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

Circular

The Path of Heart: Live a Passionate Life Full of Love and Joy

<b>“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.</b><p>In my late thirties, I attended a workshop that was led by a group of …