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Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof

Adding solar panels to your roof can be frustrating, since it's often difficult to know if your home receives enough light to justify the investment. Google Maps, however, has satellite, navigation and sunlight data for every property in the world, so it's ideally placed to tell you how many rays …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Depression

Best Money Tips: Strategies to Simplify Your Finances

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on strategies to simplify your finances, DIY skincare products …

Personal Finance

Inside ‘the Bloodhound’: Why Mexico’s fact-checking experiment should scare politicians everywhere

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Rarities from My Grandfather's House of Books

By Sasha Abramsky September 3, 2015<p><i>In his ninety-three years, Chimen Abramsky amassed a vast collection of socialist literature and Jewish history. Here, his grandson Sasha explores some of the rarities.</i><p>From the cover of <i>The House of Twenty Thousand Books</i>.<p>Much later in his life, Chimen turned his …

Austria, Germany Agree To Take Migrants Stopped In Hungary

<b>Updated at 7:41 p.m. ET</b><p>The refugees, some of whom had walked for hours in the direction of Austria after leaving a Budapest rail station, were provided buses by the government of Hungary late Friday after authorities in Austria and Germany agreed to accept them, the Associated Press reports.<p>Some of …

Antonio Guterres

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Ashley Madison founder emails leaked in new data dump

Emails sent by the founder of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com appear to have been exposed in a second, larger release of data by hackers<p>Another cache of material has been put onto the Internet purporting to come from the Ashley Madison infidelity dating site.<p>The latest dump of data, amounting …

The 15 best apps for keeping your life in order

These apps aren't like that. They will help you remember everything from your keys, to your bills, to where you first met someone. They can even improve your memory.<p>Taken together, these 15 apps tackle forgetfulness through all different parts of your life.

Apps

This startup is building a Keurig for fresh herbs

A new startup, Click and Grow, now wants to bring the coffee cartridge craze to vegetables.<p>Living up to its name, the Y-Combinator backed startup wants to make it as easy as a few clicks to grow enough food to feed your family, according its CEO and founder Mattias Leap.<p>The startup has had success …

YCombinator

Proof that you can be a rebel for ever – in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>After seeing a man in his 60s wearing a leather harness dancing at a gay club, photographer Muir Vidler realised he wanted to celebrate the people that never let their age define who they are. From the ‘world’s most-tattooed senior woman’ to a …

GOP official: I used Ashley Madison for 'opposition research'

The executive director of the Louisiana GOP spent $176 on Ashley Madison, a website for people seeking affairs, but he says he wasn’t using it to cheat.<p>Jason Doré acknowledged that his name is on the list released by hackers this week, according to The Times-Picayune. But he said he used the …

You’ll Want to Save This Crazy Grilled Cheese Recipe for Brunch

Sunday is the day we dream about. Yeah, Friday and Saturday are cool, but Sunday is the type of friend we can chill with without speaking a word, in our pajamas, grubbing hard on snacks while binge-watching Netflix (everyone does it, it’s okay).<p>Speaking of grubbing hard, we have something you can …

This mathematical principle reveals the best way to get anything you want in life

That's according to Hannah Fry, a mathematician at the UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis in London and author of the new book "The Mathematics of Love."<p>She describes the "stable marriage problem," or the challenge of matching two entities so that neither would be better off in another match, …

Mathematics

Minnesota Dentist Named as Killer of Beloved Lion

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This Website Will Steal Your Photos and Then Hack Your Computer

The website <b>WallPart</b> (intentionally not linked to) claims to be "the world's largest online shop of posters...with over 10 billion images." What they …

Wall Art

Musk, Hawking warn of 'inevitable' killer robot arms race

A global robotic arms race "is virtually inevitable" unless a ban is imposed on autonomous weapons, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and 1,000 academics, …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

New York City

Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first

Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self<p>When you go to see a Pixar film you know you’re going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don’t expect, however, is to see a remarkably …

7 Streaming TV Packages That Will Let You Cut the Cord For Good

Cutting the cord could save you $75 per month. Here's how to do it without missing your favorite shows.<p>With services like Showtime, HBO, Hulu, and …

Sling TV

The Rise and Fall of a Super Freak

LONGFORM REPRINTS<p>Reprinted from <i>Scary Monsters and Super Freaks</i>, by Mike Sager. An excerpt of this piece originally appeared in <i>Rolling Stone</i>.<p>It must …

You're Frying Your Eggs in Olive Oil, Right?

There's an art to the perfect olive oil-fried egg. Here's how to do it.<p>You know what’s better than a fried egg? A <i>crispy</i> fried egg. I mean, that’s pretty much inarguable, right? Which is why this past year I started frying mine in olive oil. I noticed a lot of hip restaurants in these …

Japan's new 'girl band', average age 84

Pensioners become pop idols with their band KBG84 playing to sell out crowds and now with a record deal<p>They joke about knocking on heaven’s door, but a Japanese ‘girl band’ with an average age of 84 have struck a blow for grannies everywhere by becoming pop idols.<p>Hailing from the remote, …

Japan

Floating Record™ Vertical Turntable

The <i>Floating Record</i> is a high-performance turntable that plays your records vertically through built-in, dynamic, full-range stereo speakers (or via …

John Gray: Steven Pinker is wrong about violence and war

A new orthodoxy, led by Pinker, holds that war and violence in the developed world are declining. The stats are misleading, argues Gray – and the idea of moral progress is wishful thinking and plain wrong<p>For an influential group of advanced thinkers, violence is a type of backwardness. In the most …

Bitcoin Is Unsustainable

The energy cost of a single Bitcoin transaction could power 1.5 American homes for a day.<p>The year is 2018. After a rough Greek exit from the eurozone, economic malaise has spread to Italy, Portugal, Spain, and France. Nervous citizens across Europe look for a way to get their money out as currency …