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Women Are Writing the Best Crime Novels

They don’t seem to believe in heroes as much as their male counterparts, which in some ways makes their storytelling a better fit for the times.<p>Once upon a time, in the smoky, violent neverland of crime fiction, there were seductive creatures we called femmes fatales, hard women who lured sad men …

Books

NBC host grills Trump: Why take credit for 'predicting something that everyone knows will happen?'

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted shortly after the Orlando attack that he was thankful for supporters who congratulated him for "being right" about the dangers of terrorism.<p>On NBC's "Today" show, Guthrie pressed Trump to respond to critics who asserted that he was making the …

Donald Trump

How to Make a Bee Bath

You’ll make a splash with local pollinators by placing this watering hole in your garden.<p>As a gardener, someone who eats food, and an …

18 Skewers to Bring to Every Summer BBQ

As of tomorrow, it’s FINALLY officially summer! We all know grilled skewer recipes are essential for all those upcoming warm-weather get-togethers, but you don’t always have to get the grill involved when serving kabobs for dinner. Even strawberry shortcake can get a skewer makeover for summer. …

Cooking

My First Journey With Psilocybin Mushrooms

/ Jun 18, 2016<p>In May 2013, my whole world shifted. At the time, I was living in Amsterdam and I began to feel the call to the Peruvian Amazon to work …

Hot Honey Shrimp Is Spicy, Sweet and Speedy

If you love sweetness checked by a little heat, then a jar of honey spiked with chiles is a very good thing.<p>It’s a little like hot pepper jelly, that old Southern staple, except the honey gives a more floral, caramelized character, whereas the jelly is just hot and sweet.<p>But the overall effect is …

Seafood

41 Tasty Breakfast & Brunch Recipes To Save For Later

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How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

Some in Oklahoma statehouse urge Obama impeachment over bathroom rule

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Republican state lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced a resolution urging the state’s congressional delegation to start an effort to impeach President Barack Obama over a White House recommendation that schools accommodate transgender students.<p>The Obama administration …

Barack Obama

Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter

Kickstarter has become less about Oculus Rift and more about Cards Against Humanity. The “games” category on the crowd-funding platform has attracted $495 million since Kickstarter’s inception in 2009, making it the richest segment of the site. The runners up are technology and design.<p>The games …

Cards Against Humanity

Romanian cave sealed for 5.5 million years is full of strange creatures

As humans were evolving in the plains of Africa, a different kind of evolution was taking place in Romania. The insectoid residents of Movile Cave …

Biology

Noomi Rapace to Star in Boy, an Interesting Scifi Thriller With a Terrible, Terrible Title

Noomi Rapace is going to star in a new science fiction thriller called <i>Boy</i>. Despite having a profoundly dull name—which will also be <i>completely</i> …

12 bookstores every reader should visit in their lifetime

The organizers of Independent Bookstore Day celebrate book havens and book lovers everywhere each spring, and what better way to mark the occasion than to seek out an indie book shop on your next trip?<p>"The idea of Bookstore Day, first and foremost, is to celebrate indie bookstores and the symbiotic …

Books

Andrew Michael Hurley on how his debut novel The Loney took the publishing world by storm

<i>Andrew Michael Hurley tells Tim Martin how his debut novel became the publishing hit of the year</i><p>In the shrewdly competitive world of publishing and publicity, the story behind a novel is often as important as the story between its covers. Like superheroes, modern writers stalk through the media …

'Belladonna of Sadness,' 1970s Anime Erotica Masterpiece, Gets A U.S. Theatrical Release, Blu-Ray, and Art Book

The experimental art film was produced by Osamu Tezuka as part of his Animerama adult trilogy, and directed by frequent collaborator Eiichi Yamamoto. …

Animation

These Students Bought Their Teacher Two Kittens After Discovering Her Cat Died

"She still cries every time that we watch the video again."

Drake Reaches Peak Meme, Perches Tiny Drake on His Shoulder

"We out here"—Tiny Drake<p>One of the best things to come out of Drake's <i>Views from the 6</i> (other than, like, music n' stuff) is yet another Drake meme—this time featuring him perching on things.<p>Just...so good.<p>The rapper/former <i>Degrassi</i> star made an appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i>, where Jimmy Fallon …

Drake

The biggest storm in the solar system has been raging for 150 years — here are the pictures

Jupiter's Great Red Spot looks like a celestial Cyclops who needs some eye drops.<p>The spot is actually a swirling storm that's twice the width of …

Astronomy
Venezuela

We’ve learnt some disgusting facts about how the body works

Delve into the recesses of scientific exploration with our round-up of sticky, smelly insights about your excretions and emissions.<p>We recently explored the mysterious and fascinating properties of earwax – from how it can trace ancient human migration patterns, to its use as an early lip balm. It …

Science

Animal pictures of the week: 13 May 2016

The Unhealthy Truth Behind 'Wellness' and 'Clean Eating'

My eating disorder had once looked very different, and then I found wellness—but I was not well.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>A few years ago, I found wellness. My body felt like a burden, and the food I ate didn't seem to energize me or push me on: It dulled my edges, and it left me …

Wellness

Computer science class fails to notice their TA was actually an AI chatbot

With all this talk about chatbots from Facebook and Microsoft, teaching artificial intelligence to be smarter has become a central topic of the tech world. But what about what AI can teach <i>us?</i><p>Ashok Goel, a computer science professor at Georgia Tech, put that question to the test when he added “Jill …

Artificial Intelligence

Kids Win Again In Lawsuit Blaming Gov't For Not Fighting Global Warming

Against all odds, another group of children who are suing the government to protect the environment against the harm of global warming in their future, have won in court.<p>Again.<p>In a surprise ruling on Friday from the bench in the ongoing climate case brought by these youths against the State of …

Climate

Archaeologists discover 4,800-year-old fossil of mother cradling a baby

In a discovery perfectly timed for Mother’s Day, archaeologists in Taiwan have unearthed the 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother cradling an infant in her arms.<p>The mother and child were found among 48 sets of remains in the Taichung area, Reuters reports. The remains are the earliest evidence …

Pregnancy

20 Hilarious Comics That Show You Just Can't Win While Parenting

"Parenting is hard, but having a good sense of humor helps."<p>When cartoonist Chelsea Carr was pregnant with her now 17-month-old son, one of her friends had a negative reaction to the baby news.<p>"He responded by telling me my art would suffer, and I would damage my chances of doing anything …

How iconic fantasy film posters were made

There's a special kind of nostalgia that surrounds the fantasy and sci-fi films of the 1980s. Thanks to the impetus that Star Wars gave the film …

Craig Davison's Wonderful Childhood Fantasy Paintings

A long, long time ago in a galaxy made out of parts from the garage<p>The knock on today's children is that they no longer play outdoors. Instead …