Evan Myers

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'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

Books

There are nine different types of boobs in the world, apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their …

Clothing

How Does a Guitar Pickup Really Work?

Scott Lawing, the inventor of the Zexcoil hum-canceling pickup, goes in-depth about how pickups really work.<p>1K<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>Hi, I’m Scott Lawing, the …

Oscars 2018: 8 nominated movies you can watch on Netflix now 🎬

The votes are in and we won't know the winners until Sunday. While you wait, here are the nominees you can watch on Netflix.<p>Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what …

Entertainment

These photos reveal why women are abandoning Victoria's Secret for American Eagle's Aerie underwear brand

Aerie is booming.<p>The lifestyle brand owned by American Eagle reported record same-store sales growth for the fourth quarter of 2017 on Thursday, marking its 15th consecutive quarter of positive growth.<p>"Aerie is resonating with young women and evolving into a true lifestyle brand," Jennifer Foyle, …

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the …

Ashley Graham dances topless in new Sports Illustrated Swim video

Ashley Grahman dances on the beach topless in her third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit appearance.<p>The model, who graced the coveted cover in 2016, is once again featured in the magazine's 2018 spread, modeling bikinis and showing off her curves on the Island of Nevis.<p>In the video, Graham poses in …

Fashion Modeling

A visual introduction to the Fourier Transform

The Fourier Transform is an incredibly useful mathematical function that can be used to show the different parts of a continuous signal. As you can …

Mathematics

The 10 Most Popular 'Fresh Air' Interviews Of 2017

In 2017, <i>Fresh Air</i> marked 30 years as anationally syndicated, daily radio program by doing what it does best: more in-depth interviews.<p>This year's guests included journalists, late night hosts, notable authors, political movers and shakers and an FBI profiler — not to mention the multitalented …

The White House

A Brutal 500-Page Math Proof Even Experts Can't Understand Is About to Be Published

WTF?<p>His name is Shinichi Mochizuki, and depending on how fluent you are in the fringes of number theory, he's either a peerless mathematical …

This Ansel Adams Documentary Is a Comprehensive and Fascinating Look at the Master Photographer

I think few people will deny that Ansel Adams was one of the most influential and important photographers ever, his work enduring as a portfolio of …

'I Don't Believe In Science,' Says Flat-Earther Set To Launch Himself In Own Rocket

On Saturday, a limousine driver plans to launch himself on a mile-long flight over the Mojave Desert in a rocket of his own making.<p>His name is "Mad" Mike Hughes, his steam-powered rocket is built of salvaged metals, his launch pad is repurposed from a used mobile home — and he is confident this …

Flat Earth

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and …

Wireframing

'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

Parenting

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

An introduction to frontend testing

Testing frontend code is still a confusing practice to many developers. But with frontend development becoming more complex and with developers …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

How China is rewriting the book on human origins

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.<p>On the outskirts of Beijing, a small …

Massive neutrino experiment undermines our sense of reality

Data from a massive neutrino experiment show that the elusive subatomic particles must literally be of two mutually exclusive types at once—poking a …

P vs. NP -- The most notorious problem in theoretical computer science remains open

In the 1995 Halloween episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>, Homer Simpson finds a portal to the mysterious Third Dimension behind a bookcase, and desperate to …

5 physical laws of the universe that don’t apply to toddlers

Shares 0<p>Every parent of a toddler knows they live by their own set of rules. For instance, the volume of their voice remains constant no matter their …

Swimwear

Scientists say people who worry a lot have an important advantage

You may have a leg up on everyone else.<p>Specifically, you may be in a better position to deal with both good and bad news when it finally arrives.<p>That's according to new research led by Kate Sweeny, Ph.D. at the University of California, Riverside, and cited in The New York Times. Sweeny and her …

11 Pecan Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Pie

While pecan pies are all the rage during the holidays, their main ingredient is delicious all year round. With a crunchy texture and a buttery flavor, pecans can be tossed in with almost any dish, sweet or savory, to give it a more complex flavor. Whether you’re looking to up your appetizer game or …

Engineers Determine How to Win at Poohsticks

(Image: E.H. Shepard)<p>In the original Winnie the Pooh stories, Pooh and Christopher Robin like to play a game that they call "Poohsticks." This …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Let’s Build a Global Power Grid

<b>Reports abound of homeowners</b> and businesses unplugging from the power grid and opting instead to generate and store their own electricity. Such grid …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Bow Ties

Did The Big Bang Really Start The Universe? New Theory Offers An Alternative

We've all heard of the Big Bang. It's the explosive event that occurred at the beginning of our universe, according to a long-running theory. Even …

'God particle' discovered in low cost experiment using superconductors

Following its discovery first in 2012 at Cern's Hadron Collider, an international research team of physicists from Israel, India, Germany and the US …