Jon Hawkins

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6 Scenes Added To Movies To Spite Real People

We like to think that every single shot of our favorite movies was carefully crafted to serve the story -- out of love for the cinema, a sense of …

5 High IQ Idiots Who Destroyed Irreplaceable Things

Everybody makes mistakes (some of us do it professionally!), but there are "oops, I hot-glued Gary's iPhone to the urinal" mistakes, and then there …

Hundreds Of Hateful Incidents Reported After Trump's Victory

Michigan middle school students chanting "build a wall" at Latino classmates. A woman speaking a foreign language on a San Francisco Bay Area train being called an "ugly, mean, evil, little pig." A Los Angeles student reportedly being teased that she was going to be deported.<p>Since the presidential …

Anti-Semitic propaganda was mailed to me at my home. This is not normal.

On Monday, November 14, six days after Donald Trump's election as the next president of the United States, and on the day that Trump had selected Steve Bannon to be his strategic adviser, I came home to a letter addressed to me personally, at my home.<p>The envelope contained four pages' worth of …

Conway: Keeping Bannon from public a strategic decision

Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday that the president-elect’s team has made a strategic decision not to make incoming White House chief strategist Steve Bannon available for interviews.<p>While Trump has worked hard to present a unifying message in the days since his …

Comment on The Lovecraftian stories of Stephen King by AFP

This is an interesting take. I was a big King fan as an adolescent through high school but as I revisit some of his stories they are dating rapidly. …

Horror

Don’t Just Grieve for Immigrants—Fight for Immigrants

For immigrants, for Muslims, and for people of color in general, the results of this election feel like imminent death. Trump’s victory indicates …

How to declutter your home when you have no time

Decluttering expert Vicky Silverthorn shares her tips on getting the job done.<p>Is it fair to say the majority of us spend our days rushing around, …

This Is How To Deal With Psychopaths And Toxic People: 5 Proven Secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i>Wrong. The experts are …

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety and Beat Stress

What if you could stop worrying (or feel more confident, or less stressed) with just a few simple words? That’s the premise behind <i>Habit Changers: 81</i> …

This App Puts an M.D. in Your Pocket, So You (Almost) Never Need to Go to the Doctor

Sherpaa<p>Most times we go to the doctor, the diagnosis ends up being something minor. Our sore throat isn’t actually strep; it’s just part of having …

AI-powered security cameras recognize small details faster

San Mateo-based Movidius may still be in the process of getting bought up by Intel, but the company's latest deal will put its low-power AI and computer vision platform into more than just DJI drones and Google VR headsets. The company announced today that the Movidius Myriad 2 Video Processing …

Sweden bans cameras on drones

<b>The use of camera drones has been made illegal in Sweden unless they are granted a special surveillance permit.</b><p>Under new rules set down by the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden, camera drones qualify as surveillance cameras and require a licence.<p>Permits can be expensive and paying to apply for …

Judiciary

Netflix's CEO Says Entertainment Pills Could Make Movies and TV Obsolete

You’ve no doubt heard of “Netflix and chill,” but Netflix imagines a future that’s a little more like “Netflix and…pill”?<p>According to <i>Tech Radar</i>, …

Gryphon can manage an entire household’s internet activities

Filter content by age, set bedtime and homework times, and even pause the internet<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>For parents and caretakers worried about the unfiltered internet activities of their minors—and …

Wi-Fi

The Venom From This Snake Will Make Your Life a Living Hell

The menacingly beautiful blue coral snake preys on other fast moving, venomous snakes. To immobilize its prey, this reptile employs a particularly …

Coffee Can Break Your DNA!

Recent studies have found that habitual coffee drinking actually affects our DNA. But how exactly? Well, it's complicated.<p>Coffee is among the most …

Coffee

Birds are more like ‘feathered apes’ than ‘bird brains’

For centuries scientists dismissed birds as dumb based on physical differences in their brains. How wrong we were.<p>When Jane Goodall observed chimpanzees making tools in 1960, humans lost their self-aggrandizing status as the world’s only tool makers. Now scientists are beginning to realise there …

University of London

You're spending too much money cleaning. Let me show you why.

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Cleaning

DIY Household Cleaning Solutions

If you are like us, you like to keep a clean and healthy home. But all the chemicals in commercially produced cleaning products are a little …

Songwriter Leonard Cohen Has Died: Here Are The Best "Hallelujah" Covers

Less than a month after releasing <i>You Want It Darker</i>, Leonard Cohen has died at 82. Cohen was famous as a poet, songwriter, and singer, but his legacy …

5 Home Improvements That Pay for Themselves

Stop procrastinating and replace your smoke detector batteries already.<p>Home maintenance can be time consuming and expensive and, as a result, may be …

Before & After: A Speedy & Inexpensive Guest Room Makeover

<i>From Jenna</i>: The poor neglected guest room had been empty/unused the majority of the 2.5 years since buying the house, as guests normally used the …

Mattresses

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

9 Totally Surprising And Incredible Uses For White Vinegar

Don't regulate this household all-star to the kitchen; white vinegar is useful all over your home.<p>Clean rusty tools and metals<p>Remove even the most stubborn rust from tools with a solution of 50 percent water and 50 percent white vinegar. “Vinegar is a great metal cleaner,” says Melissa Maker, …

Cleaning

5 Essential Upgrades You Should Make Before Moving Into A New House

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness