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Is addiction really a disease?

What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. In fact it’s “a chronic relapsing brain disease” according to the American National Institute on Drug Abuse. This definition, born of the marriage between medicine and neuroscience, is based on the …

Drug Addiction

Should robots have to pay taxes?

If robots are going to steal human jobs and otherwise disrupt society, they should at the very least pay taxes.<p>That's the takeaway from a draft report on robotics produced by the European Parliament, which warns that artificial intelligence and increased automation present legal and ethical …

Alien Conspiracy Theorists Hope Clinton Will Open X-Files

In alien conspiracy theorist circles, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is being hailed as the “E.T. candidate.”<p>She gave such enthusiasts hope earlier this year when she promised to crack open government files on extraterrestrials, Area 51 and U.F.Os. Her appearance on …

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

Six Ways To Travel The World This Summer Without Spending A Dime

People offer a lot of reasons for not traveling more often, with lack of funds usually topping every list. At Uproxx, our basic argument is that traveling is more worthwhile than most of the other crap we spend our money on. Still, even though we firmly believe that travel is cheaper than most …

Here's What Body Dysmorphia Actually Is

It's not just another way of saying low self-esteem.

22 Thoughts Anyone Who Struggles With Eczema Will Relate To

"I'm like a tiger and those are my stripes." All confessions courtesy of Whisper.

Your Official YA Summer Reading List

Because who isn't young at heart?

The Future of Getting High

Scientists are working on nonaddictive opiates, pills that sober you up, and pot designed to produce certain moods.<p>In 2014, I walked into a dispensary in Boulder and emerged with something truly surreal: a receipt. For weed. Two years earlier, Colorado had voted to legalize recreational …

Cannabis

25 Cringeworthy Sex Moves That Girls Wish Guys Would Stop Doing

The advent of super available online pornography had a hand in making a lot of strange sex moves seem totally okay for guys to pull. Sure. However, …

We Asked 15 Women What Men Do That Immediately Turns Them Off

<b>1.</b> “Arrogance. There’s a fine line between confidence and cockiness. And some dudes seriously need to find it.”<p>— Alexa, 22<p><b>2.</b> “I’m instantly turned …

47 Hilarious Memes That Will Speak To Your Inner Basic Bitch

1.<p>2.<p>3.<p>4.<p>5.<p>A post shared by trevso_electric (@trevso_electric) on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:29pm PDT<p>6.<p>A post shared by trevso_electric (@trevso_electric) on …

The Power Of You: 8 Little Ways To Let Your Fun Side Shine Through

Life is too short to be anyone but yourself, and trying to be someone else is exhausting. In the age of ‘playing it cool,’ we often forget one of the …

100 Things All Women Need To Know About Men (According to 100 Men)

By Lorenzo Jensen III,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Ona5mO<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. Men aren’t mind readers.<p>“Men aren’t mind readers…if you want …

Ancient Roman Treasure Discovered in Shipwreck Dates Back to Emperor Constantine

A 1,600-year-old shipwreck hidden in Caesarea reveals a time of wealth and prosperity for the Roman Empire.<p>In 313 CE, Emperor Constantine would alter the face of the Roman Empire forever. His most famed decree, the Edict of Milan, sought to put an end to the persecution of Christians under his …

19 Pictures That Show Cats Are Not Of This World

They're too good for this world.

How World War II Changed Walt Disney

Filmmaker Walt Disney filming on Brazilian beach. 1941<br>Hart Preston—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 6<p>When the Great Depression ended in …

NASA spacecraft record magnetic explosions above Earth

Space might look like a sprawling, inky abyss, but invisible to the human eye is a wealth of magnetic activity. Earth has a magnetic field called the magnetosphere, which is frequently buffeted by solar winds exuded by the Sun. These winds carry their own magnetic field and produce what scientists …

Magnetism

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

40 Dinner Ideas That Don't Need a Recipe

If you’re anything like me, your Pinterest board is likely filled with delicious-looking recipes that you’ll never make. Because let’s be real: When …

Two Global Firms Join to Revolutionize Cities as We Know Them

Picture this: Urban condos that offer ride-sharing services instead of parking spots. A decommissioned city-center airport reimagined into a …

Newly-weds! The cause of your dissatisfying sex life is your smartphone

If you are spending more time clicking away on that smartphone of yours at the cost of your partner, it’s time for a reality check.<p>Doctors from …

5 Vital Keys to Success in Love and Dating

Love acts in mysterious ways, but research can help you learn some of its secrets and make yourself a more attractive love prospect. Love is a …

NASA's Gorgeous Timelapse of the Mercury Transit Will Make You Feel So Small

If a whole planet is just a tiny black dot, what does that make us?<p>Yesterday, Mercury's orbit passed in front of the sun for the first time since 2012 and the last time until 2019. Obviously, staring at the sun to watch this happen is not a great idea unless you are taking great pains to do it …

Time-lapse Photography

The Best Beauty Products You Need to Know About This Spring

Swap out your heavy creams and dark hues for the best beauty products the season has to offer.<p>With spring finally upon us—and the deadline for …

Kepler Has Nearly Doubled the Number of Confirmed Exoplanets in Our Galaxy

Wait, you thought the Kepler Space Telescope was dead? Think again. Today, NASA’s Kepler team announced the discovery of a whopping 1,284 new …

Universe

If Your Anxiety Could Text, It'd Say Some Totally Pointless Stuff

Really wish we could delete its phone number.<p>Science tells us that people with anxiety see the world in a fundamentally different way.<p>Anxiety can cause you to jump to wrong conclusions really quickly, making it hard to stop second-guessing yourself or worrying what others think of you in social …

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

The word 'unravel' means a kind of taking apart. In a psychological sense, the feeling is horrifying, discombobulating, analogous to a ship lost at sea in a storm, with a broken-down engine, a shattered rudder, a mal-functioning compass with no sign of rescue in sight.<p>In literature, Don Quixote by …

Badass Skydivers Show You Don't Need Magic To Play Quidditch

These daredevil Muggles are living out every Harry Potter fan's dream.<p>Quidditch just got real. Very real indeed.<p>Many Muggles have fantasized about playing Harry Potter's favorite game.<p>Participants have so far only played Muggle quidditch, which has its own World Cup and featured in “The Internship” …