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A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Online Education

Stanley Kubrick Talks About Growing Up As A Misfit In This Cool Video

You can learn a lot about a person by examining their childhood roots, because all the good and bad things that happened to us when we were kids have …

How to set up a theatre company | How To

<i>Creating your own work is a proven way of breaking into this competitive industry. Young theatremakers and a leading arts consultant tell Susan Elkin</i> …

Small Business

The Universe Is as Spooky as Einstein Thought

In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.<p>There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With an experiment described this week in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>—a feat that involved harnessing …

What Every Generation Gets Wrong About Sex

It was January 1964, and America was on the brink of cultural upheaval. In less than a month, the Beatles would land at JFK for the first time, …

Miley Cyrus

The #1 Ingredient an Energy Healer Says You Should Stop Eating to Be Healthy

Do you overthink everything? Have you fallen into a pattern of negative internal dialogue? If you've been neglecting your feelings, then it might be …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption

Life, but not as we know it: Scientists engineer first semisynthetic organism with three-base-pair DNA

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) claim to have created the first stable semisynthetic organism with extra bases added to its …

Genetics

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

Shakespeare: Bard - Or Clandestine Spiritual Master?

<b>While we all love Shakespeare, how much must he have loved us to risk a cruel death by hiding a forbidden spiritual teaching in his plays?</b><p><b>2016 CE</b><p>As the 4th Centenary of Shakespeare's death draws to a close I'm wondering whether humanity has really changed over the past 400 years? Is there now more …

Prostate cancer treatment could double the chance of dementia

A common prostate cancer treatment that lowers testosterone could double the chances of men developing dementia, research suggests.<p>Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) shuts down the body's main supply of the male hormone and is a less drastic alternative to physical castration.<p>It is a standard …

We Were Very Wrong About the Number of Galaxies in the Universe

Using the Hubble Space telescope and other observatories, astronomers have completed the most accurate census of galaxies in the observable universe …

Universe

The First Trailer For Jordan Peele’s GET OUT Is No Joke

At long last, we've got the first trailer for Jordan Peele's racially-charged horror film, <i>Get Out</i>. I am going to get right out of this thing's way …

Horror

What Ben Schnetzer Learned From Being Humiliated and Hazed While Filming Goat

The star talks the horrors of hyper-masculinity.<p>When <i>Goat</i> premiered at Sundance earlier this year, audiences quickly praised its brutal look at fraternity hazing and the way young men express their masculinity in those situations. The film, in theaters September 23, stars Ben Schnetzer as a college …

Nate Parker Pens Response to New Details of College Rape Case: ‘I Am Filled With Profound Sorrow’

<b>UPDATED:</b> “Birth of a Nation” director Nate Parker has penned a lengthy response to new details regarding an incident in which a woman accused him of …

Empathy

Is Instagram the death or saviour of photography?

It’s not that Instagram has changed photography in the way the invention of photography changed painting in the 19th century. It’s more radical than that.<p>The photo-sharing network has actually become photography. Launched in 2010 as a free mobile app, Instagram now has over 500 million users a …

​TSA Pre✓® Enrollment Provided By IdentoGO

TSA Pre✓® keeps you moving forward with confidence and peace of mind.<p>How many times have you stood in line at the airport watching others breeze …

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Bill Clinton and Meryl Streep had a delightful Democratic convention meeting

"Bill!" Meryl Streep undoubtedly shouted before floating over to former President Bill Clinton Tuesday night at the Democratic National …

Bill Clinton

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

Cheese changed the course of Western civilization

This is the story you’ll often hear about how humans discovered cheese: one hot day 9,000 years ago, a nomad was on his travels, and brought along some milk in an animal stomach—a sort of proto-thermos—to have something to drink at the end of the day. When he arrived, he discovered that the rennet …

Anthropology

Hamlet trailer for National Theatre: On Demand. In Schools

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

What It’s Like to Remember Almost Everything That Has Ever Happened to You

What It’s Like to Remember Almost Everything That Has Ever Happened to You<p>“I don’t even know what it means when someone says, ‘I’ve let that go—it’s …

Scientist Reveals Secrets Behind 500-Year-Old Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpiece

Using a new light technique, a French scientist has revealed that one of Leonardo Da Vinci’s most famous paintings did not originally look as it does …

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Powerful quantum computers move a step closer to reality

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have pushed quantum computers a step closer to reality, which one former NSA technical director says calls for a rethink in how the whole security of the internet is managed.<p>The Australian researchers claim to have developed two new types of quantum …