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I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

A famous physicist thinks science will never be able to crack this fundamental mystery of the human mind

Some mind-ponderers, notably philosopher Colin McGinn, argue that consciousness is unsolvable. Philosopher Owen Flanagan calls these pessimists "mysterians," after the 60's-era rock group "Question Mark and the Mysterians."<p>Recently, physicist Edward Witten came out as a mysterian. Witten is …

Dark Matter

5 things other countries do that could change American minds about socialism

If Bernie Sanders were to win the Democratic presidential nomination, his chances of actually making it to the White House are somewhere between zero …

Your ‘mind’s eye’ can make its own decisions

The part of the brain responsible for seeing can essentially make decisions just like the brain’s traditional “higher level” areas.<p>Neuroscientists …

Watch John Oliver Demand an End to Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

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There's an amazing new movie from Andy Samberg on HBO that you cannot miss

When former "Saturday Night Live" star and current "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Andy Samberg digs in on stupidity, he really digs in. Take, for example, his latest project: a fake HBO Sports documentary titled, "Seven Days in Hell." This is the movie's promo image, which speaks volumes unto …

The Kim and Amy Schumer show — just rub it in

Amy Schumer's sister, Kim, looked down at her belly and frowned. She was sitting next to Amy in the car on the way to a fancy event this past spring, unhappy with how she looked. So Amy reached over, placed her hand on Kim's stomach and rubbed, as if she were one of those Buddha statues. Silently, …

Microsoft Wants More 'Minecraft' In Education For All The Right Reasons

Ever since Microsoft bought Mojang for $2.5 Billion, fans of the game have wondered what the world’s most popular video game would become in the hands of the world’s largest software company.<p>Microsoft, however, seems much more excited about what the world’s most popular video game could look like …