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How to invest $1,000

So your tax refund arrived (or is on its way). How will you spend it?<p>Consider investing. The typical tax refund is $2,800. After you pay some bills, buy your next vacation flights or eat that steak dinner (medium rare, please), you could have about $1,000 left to spend freely.<p>Investing is the …

A New Startup Incubator For Chicago's Music Ecosystem

A new startup incubator aimed at helping to create an all-in-one creative ecosystem for the music industry: That’s the mission of a space called 2112 in Chicago, slated to launch in June. It’s also set up as an L3C.<p>The 20,000-square foot incubator will be housed in a super-sized 160,000-square foot …

Startups

30 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

17 Hilarious Times Clueless People Thought They Met A Celebrity

Us regular folk have an arguably unhealthy obsession with celebrities, and we can get starstruck when we think a celebrity is in our vicinity - so …

"Ninja Slayer" Anime Cast Announced

Preparing for a special "RED stage" appearance March 21st at the AnimeJapan 2015 trade show, the cast has been announced for spring's <i>Ninja Slayer</i> …

BIRDMAN Featurette Explores the Single-Take Illusion

3 EASY Ramen Recipes That Are Next-Level Yummy

Ramen is more than just the crown jewel of Japanese cuisine — it's practically an art form. Eating the signature dish is a sensory experience in …

Five British guitar bands bringing rock back to life

After years of EDM and R&B dominating British charts, could the success of Royal Blood signal a comeback for guitar music? Here are five bands hoping to rock on<p>When Kiss frontman Gene Simmons declared in an interview last year that rock'n'roll was 'dead', the mainstream radio playlists seemed to …

Trippy Handbags That Really Do Look Like Cartoon Drawings

Your eyes aren't deceiving you, these handbags really do look like they've leaped out of the pages of a comic book - but they're actually real.<p>With …

Oscars Voter Says ‘There Was No Art To Selma,’ And Other Idiotic Things

The Hollywood Reporter recently ran what it describes as a conversation with “a longtime member of the Academy” who wished to remain anonymous. If the goal was to perfectly encapsulate everything I despise about the Academy, mission accomplished, and then some.<p>First, let me say that I’m tired of …

The Type of Men Women Find Most Attractive

Follow these research-backed ways to be the most alluring guy in the room<p>Science is an amazing thing. It’s given us robot doctors, bionic eyes, and other Medical Breakthroughs That Sound Like Science Fiction.<p>They’re even making Lab-Grown Penises now. (You know, in case you misplaced your first one.)<p>…

'Gundam: The Origin' Impresses With Extended First Look

With the theatrical release for the first installment of Gundam: The Origin a few weeks away in Japan, we’ve been graced with an extended look at the opening section of the first episode. After the success of Gundam Unicorn, it is clear Bandai and Sunrise are investing quite heavily in The Origin. …

These are the Top 10 Completed mangas which need an anime adaptation according to anime anime

After two decades, classic horror manga, Parasyte, has become one of the hottest anime titles in Japan right now, and it was adapted almost 20 years …

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Love is like cocaine: The remarkable, terrifying neuroscience of romance

<b>(Myriam Leforestier, Africa Studio via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Yes, you really are addicted to love<p>Berit Brogaard<p>February 14, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion.”<p>On popular websites, we read headlines such as “Scientists are finding that love really …

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

Top 10

Curses! The birth of the bleep and modern American censorship

The Enlightenment sages who wrote the First Amendment into the US Constitution in 1791 created the most secure legal foundation for a real democracy in history thus far. By refusing to grant government the power to shut anyone up, no matter how obnoxious, the authors of the Bill of Rights ensured …

One of Sundance’s hottest films was shot on an iPhone 5s

<i>Tangerine</i> has been a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The indie flick is drawing crowds thanks to a plot that features transgender prostitutes, Hollywood, meth addicts, pimps, and beat cops. But the craziest thing about director Sean Baker’s film is that instead of using a …

Will Ferrell threatens Mark Wahlberg, knocks down a cheerleader

Will Ferrell made a drunken fool of himself at a New Orleans Pelicans basketball game, and it was all caught on camera.*<p>Ferrell, who had been chosen to shoot a half-court shot at halftime, verbally abused fellow actor Mark Wahlberg, sitting courtside, who he said was threatening his family.<p>“I love …

Fingerboard Theory for Guitar: A Music Theory Text for Guitarists

Want to understand how music and your guitar work together? <i>Fingerboard Theory for Guitar</i> taught me that music is as much math and science as it is a …

Electric Guitar

Why Reddit Is Leaping Into The Podcast Game

“We wanted to do it responsibly, working with the users who make Reddit special,” cofounder Alexis Ohanian tells us.<p>As the ongoing Podcast Renaissance invigorates audio storytelling–you may have heard about a little program called <i>Serial</i>–social news site Reddit is grabbing a piece of the action to …

Guy Live Blogs His Wife's Affair On Reddit And It's Better Than A Soap Opera

A married man had Reddit captivated this weekend as he live-blogged his discovery that his wife was cheating on him. (We should have seen this one coming after that guy live-tweeted a breakup.)<p>The whole thread is more than 10,000 words, encompassing the man finding out, hiring a private …

TIFU by reading my wife's text messages. She's cheating on me : tifu

Community Details<p>13.3m<p>Subscribers<p>7.9k<p>Online<p>WELCOME TO /r/TIFU! Today I Fucked Up is a community for the dumbass in all of us. We all have those …

The Best iPhone 6 Case

I'm usually against putting a case on my phone, especially if I'm using an iPhone. I think Apple makes the best-looking devices, so it's a shame to cover them in a bunch of plastic or silicone.<p>But the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are different. They're both crazy thin and a little slippery. I'm constantly …

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Add 1" to Your Arms in a Day

It generated tremendous controversy and curiosity in gyms around the globe, and had even experienced lifters questioning whether it was possible to …