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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

A Different Kind of Car Camping: 11 Tips for Sleeping in Your Car

Not everyone can live the #vanlife, but almost anyone can sleep in a car. Whether you’re on an epic road trip or want the earliest start possible …

Welcome to #BlackVanLife

I’m slouched in the back of Paris and Lovell Lee’s live-in Nissan cargo van, which is parked behind a colorful Cuban coffee shop in L.A.’s Silver Lake neighborhood. The full-time college students are visiting from San Francisco for the weekend, and they’re stoked for the opportunity to show off …

Watch Out Humans, Manta Rays May Be Self-Aware

Very few animals are capable of recognizing themselves in the mirror. New research suggests that manta rays are capable of this unique cognitive …

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. …

Pets

Bengal Cat Coat: Colors and Patterns

Bengal cats are a dream come true. Not only are they beautiful, they are a domestic cat with a look that imitates the big cats found in the wild. All …

What to Do When That Shiny New Job Isn’t the Right Fit

‘This type of experience happens more often nowadays because business is changing so fast,’ says one consultant<p>A new job—even with a posh title and lavish pay—can sometimes fall short of expectations.<p>It’s a persistent problem for job-hopping executives, aggravated by today’s hot job market. …

Employment

How to live your best #vanlife

Brent Rose has lived in a van for over two years. Here’s what made it possible.<p>Once upon a time I went through a breakup and it sucked very much, thank you. We’d been living together for five years, and when it came time to figure out where I wanted to live next, I realized that I didn’t want to …

Expand Your Horizons : App Store Story

100,000 Video Game Players Helped Scientists Prove Einstein Wrong

On November 30, 2016,around100,000 people all over the world logged online and played a video game. Together, they surely would have frustrated …

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World

(Towfiqu Photography)When the Pew Research Center asks American internet users for their bottom-line judgment about the role of digital technology in …

Be Empathetic Not Sympathetic

<b>As facilitators, we help people get perspective and to see and move through apparent inner and outer limitations.</b> During this process, people will …

Are Viruses Alive?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was originally published in the December 2004 issue of</i> Scientific American.<p>In an episode of the classic 1950s television …

Biology

Your first look at the new Apple Newton documentary

Apple’s Newton MessagePad is one of the most intriguing Apple products in history: a product people considered a flop, but which was actually years ahead of its time.<p>If you’re a fan of the device, then this weekend you’ve got the chance to attend an exclusive screening of forthcoming documentary,</i> …

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong

It was supposed to be the laptop that saved the world.<p>In late 2005, tech visionary and MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte pulled the cloth cover off a small green computer with a bright yellow crank. The device was the first working prototype for Negroponte’s new nonprofit One Laptop Per …

Bill Clinton

This Photographer's Shots of Ballerinas Dancing in the Snow Will Totally Give You Chills

What do you get when you take professional dancers out of the studio and capture them in unconventional settings? Pure magic. The stunning work of New York City-based photographer Omar Z. Robles focuses exactly on this juxtaposition by highlighting the gracefulness of ballerinas against urban …

Dancing

The Joys and Hazards of Living With a Bengal Cat

The Joys and Hazards of Living With a Bengal Cat<p>Updated on July 31, 2017<p>Beginning Note<p>Although there are lots of sites that just fawn over the Bengal …

Pets

How close are we to video-recording our dreams?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although most of us dream four to six times a night, we forget 90% of our dreams 10 minutes after they end.<p>Dreams are designed to be forgotten, explained Antonio Zadra, a psychology professor at the Université de Montréal. It's "very important to not confuse dream experiences with …

Stephen King

Clouded leopard

Physical Description<p>Due to its forest habitat, clouded leopards have large, dexterous paws with specialized footpads for gripping branches. …

Wildlife

Bengal Kittens: History, Temperament, Care, and Tips

The Bengal Kitten<p>Bengal Kittens represent a domestic breed, although their appearance can make anyone baffled as they portray a striking resemblance …

Pets

10 Tips to Successfully Ask Someone Out on a Date

• 12<p>We had a reader approach us with an intimate question that we just had to answer. How do you ask someone out and get them to say yes? …

Relationships

Why do Some Men Sound “Gay”?

• 93<br>• 1<p>I’m sure this is a sore topic for many. After all, it sounds a little mean to ask, doesn’t it? “Why do gay guys talk like that?” Well, many of us …

LGBTQI

We need to talk about how Grindr is affecting gay men’s mental health - Vox

I’m a gay psychiatrist. Here’s why I went on Grindr to survey men.<p>When I open the Grindr app on my smartphone, I see there’s a 26-year-old man with tanned abs just 200 feet away. He’s called “looking4now,” and his profile explains that he wants sex at his place as soon as possible.<p>Scrolling down, I …

Mental Health

A Primer on Hawaiian Poké

Poké outposts are popping up all over the country with their health-conscious bowls and salads; this simple, traditional, Hawaiian dish is fresh, …

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Here's how Trello sets its remote workers up for success

Recently, major companies like IBM, Aetna and Bank of America have called their remote employees back in the office to improve collaboration and …

When to Introduce Your Child to a Smartphone or Tablet

By Laura Lewis Brown<p>From the time they can grasp an object in their hands, children reach for electronic gadgets of all kinds, particularly our cell …

This Breathing Exercise Can Calm You Down in a Few Minutes

“It’s totally private. Nobody knows you’re doing it.”<p>Although venture capitalist and author Scott Amyx has given speeches before thousands of people at companies and organizations around the world, he's often filled with anxiety before he goes onstage. To calm himself but also keep his mind clear, …

Deciding to Innovate

In a code there is no time for debate. Only one person makes the decision. I don't know if I could have convinced everyone that we should step …

Management

Deciding to Innovate

One night many years ago, I was a second-year medical resident on duty in the emergency room. It was about 3 a.m. and things had finally slowed down …