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23 awesome foreign words we need to start using in English

1. Kummerspeck<p>German for “grief bacon.” It refers to the weight you put on while overeating for emotional reasons.<p>2. Luftmensch<p>A Yiddish word for a …

Language

Anne Hathaway Pulls a McConaughey, Heads to Television

Continuing on a trend, Anne Hathaway is the latest movie star to leap to television.<p>As the old saying goes, if it’s good enough for <b>Matthew McConaughey,</b> it’s good enough for <b>Anne Hathaway.</b> O.K., so that’s not a saying, but the fact is, like McConaughey before her, Anne Hathaway is headed to …

Entertainment

How to Solve Jet Lag in 3 Minutes Flat

It just requires freezing your butt off.<p>I travel a lot for work — and by a lot I mean I get more of my sleep and work done on planes than in my own …

Jet Lag

Walker's healthcare plan is perfect, if you want almost no insurance at all

When I first heard that a new repeal-and-replace-<p>Obamacareplan was coming fromScott Walker, theRepublicangovernor of Wisconsin currently posing as a candidate for president, I set a challenge for myself.<p>I wrote down every provision I expected to find in the plan, sealed the list in an envelope and …

Google Couldn’t Survive with One Strategy

When Google announced the creation of Alphabet, its new umbrella organization that separates Google’s “bread-and-butter” businesses like Google Search and YouTube from riskier or non-core ventures like GoogleX and Google Capital, shareholders rejoiced. As Todd Zenger writes in his recent HBR piece, …

Innovation

How to use one of Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s most anticipated features

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has a lot of highly anticipated new features and one of them is something iPhone users have had for years: Granular app …

Giants LB wants quarterbacks penalized for dangerous throws

Giants linebacker Jon Beason wants quarterbacks held accountable for their throws.<p>A large part of a big, painful, concussion-inducing hit across the …

Women's soccer stars are fed up with second-rate accommodation

Stars: They’re just like us. Especially when it comes to being grossed out by bed bugs.<p>Last night, Alex Morgan and Christine Sinclair sent a few …

Bedbugs

Review: 'Attack on Titan' movie vs. anime

I did not even plan to watch this film when I saw ads that it was going to be shown. However, I was surprised when a lot of young people were …

Anime

10 movies you have to see in theaters this fall

Other than one surprisingly spectacular failure, it’s been a pretty great summer for movies. <i>Age of Ultron</i> put an explosive bow on the second phase of …

Rumor: PROMETHEUS 2 is Delaying Neill Blomkamp's New ALIEN Movie

For the First Time in 98 Years, Converse Has Changed Its Classic All Star Sneaker

Is this the beginning of the end?<p>The classic Chuck Taylor All Star turned 98 this year and parent company Nike has decided to celebrate the shoe's longevity with a good ol' redesign. No doubt Converse devotees will be up in arms about any changes to their favorite footwear, but let's be honest, as …

Shoes