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The history of heredity makes for a fascinating, and chilling, read

<b> She Has Her Mother’s Laugh</b><i><br>Carl Zimmer</i><i><br>Dutton, $30</i>The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into …

Black Mirror

Is Brown Rice Good for You?

Brown rice is a food often associated with healthy eating.<p>Considered a whole grain, brown rice is less processed than white rice, which has had its …

How Likely Is Someone To Sexually Harass Others? This Scale Determines

The stories of sexual assault and harassment that emerged last year seemed to touch every industry — Hollywood, hotels, restaurants, politics and news organizations, including this one. Many of those stories focused on what happened, but most didn't or couldn't get to the question of why: Why do …

5 LinkedIn Profile Disasters People Can Easily Avoid But They Don’t.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Some years ago, people used to create personal websites and online resumes to showcase their skills, …

17 Unbelievably Cool Things You Can Do With — And In — The Snow

Eat it, paint it, sculpt it...

Parents urgently warned over child Snapchat sex video going viral

Mums and dads have been told to exercise caution after a video was circulated on Snapchat.<p>The vile video shows what is understood to be two …

Very Tasty Foods Besides Meat As The Best Sources of Protein For Vegetarians

If you’re worried about getting enough protein on a vegetarian or vegan diet, you may be in for a surprise. The truth is, most Americans get too much …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Women of Color

8 Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We tend to think of slow cooker meals as savory, rich comfort foods and ultimately unhealthy! But, contrary to popular belief, slow cooker meals can …

Walking as Creative Fuel: A Splendid 1913 Celebration of How Solitary Walks Enliven “The Country of the Mind”

“Nature’s particular gift to the walker… is to set the mind jogging, to make it garrulous, exalted, a little mad maybe — certainly creative and suprasensitive.”<p><i>“Every walk is a sort of crusade,”</i> Thoreau wrote in his manifesto for the spirit of sauntering. And who hasn’t walked — in the silence of a …

Literature

Please don’t forget that veganism hasn’t always been a white, middle class thing

In the past 10 years, the number of vegans in the UK has increased by an overwhelming 360%, with some 542,000 people aged over 15 following a solely …

South India

7 Parenting Things You Don't Realize You're Doing Because You Had A Toxic Mother

When women become mothers, they don't stop being someone's child. The past lives within everyone, and the effects of an abusive, toxic, or otherwise …

How To Get Good Seats on Southwest Airlines - Points Miles & Martinis

How to get good seats on Southwest Airlines can depend on a number of factors including elite status, Early Bird check-in, and whether you’re on a …

Los Angeles

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

Netflix Original

Dogs can't speak human. Here's the tech that could change that.

Technology<p>A pet translator could be available in less than a decade.<p>What if your pet dog or cat could talk instead of barking or meowing? You’d know just how much Rover loves you — and maybe how sorry Fluffy is about that mess on the carpet.<p>We all know that’s not about to happen. But recent …

Artificial Intelligence

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

A disturbing new study led by scientists at the University of Bonn suggests that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet in much …

Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018

Cloud security architecture skills to customer-service savvy are among the key IT security skills needed next year as CIOs ramp up hiring.<p>1 of 9<p><i>Image</i> …

Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling video game console ever in the U.S.

Nintendo has managed to sell so many of its Nintendo Switch console that it’s become not only its own fastest-selling console, but also the fastest selling in the U.S. ever, beating the record set by the Wii back during its launch. The Switch has sold over 4.8 million units in its first 10 months …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Will Smith shares lessons in love from 20 years of marriage

Being married 20 years is no easy feat and according to Will Smith, his longtime marriage to wife Jada Pinkett Smith has taught him a lot about …

From cellphones to cars, these batteries could cut the cord forever

Autos<p>Modern life depends on batteries. But today’s battery technology isn’t nearly as advanced as we need, often running down at precisely the wrong moment.<p>Scientists have been searching for better batteries since Thomas Edison went looking for a way to power his friend Henry Ford’s Model T. But a …

Top Fitness Trends For 2018: Back To Basics

Enough already with the activity trackers and fitness apps. They're so 2017. If you're tired of tech and of exercising solo and are ready to simplify your routine — maybe even join a group exercise class — you'll be in good company this new year.<p>The latest annual survey of fitness professionals …

The FDA just approved the first-ever shock wave device to promote healing

With the number of bogus remedies and treatments floating around, claiming to provide relief for various ailments, the FDA really has its work cut …

Blood Vessels

Telegram 4.7 adds multiple accounts and quick replies on Android

Telegram is one of the world's most popular messaging services around, and with the latest 4.7 update that's rolling out to Android now, it's picking …

Android News