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Facebook.car joins Apple.car, but neither means a car is coming

Nearly everyone seems to want an Apple Car, and those hopes were raised higher earlier this week when it was revealed that the Apple.car domain had …

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The MoMA Cookbook: Vintage Recipes and Reflections on Food by Salvador Dalí, Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, and Other Great Artists

From Dalí’s red salad to Warhol’s cream of tomato soup.<p><i>“Art is a form of nourishment,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. This, perhaps, is why the relationship between art and nourishment has such a long history of transcending the metaphorical, from the cuisine of Futurism to Liberace’s cookbook to …

This Viral Video Shows Just How Much Women Are Objectified in Ads

We all know that sex sells—and not just lingerie and high heels but handbags, pickup trucks, and even burgers. And by sex, we mean women's bodies, displayed in overtly explicit ways that make us cringe. But a new video from the ad agency Badger & Winters is asking if there isn't a better …

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What Your Phone Case Says About You

These days, our smartphones are practically glued to our palms for most of our waking hours. We need them at the ready to google things, order dinner on the way home from work, see what our friends are up to on Snapchat, swipe left or right...you get the point.<p>As such, we tend to dress our phones …

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Blizzard Crushes Eastern U.S.: Pictures

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In final State of Union, Obama aims to define his presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of time to push a new legislative agenda, President Barack Obama will look past Congress and to the American people in his …

New privacy-focused search engine promises to never sell or store your data

With an increasing number of people concerned by infringements of online privacy and how personal data is stored and used, a new UK-based search engine has launched with the promise that your privacy will never be compromised.<p>Oscobo, founded by Fred Cornell (ex-Yahoo) and Rob Perin (ex-BlackBerry), …

Scientists want to do research on your tissues without asking you first

And the Feds want to stop them<p>Right now, tissues belonging to millions of Americans are being used in scientific research without patients' consent. That's because a rule designed long before genetic analysis was able to reidentify samples makes it legal to do so. If that makes you uncomfortable, …

Now your dog can play video games, too

A light pad turns on, a dog presses it with its paw and a dish pops out with a treat on it. It's the first "game console" designed specifically for …

Exploring the Demise of Skhothane, the Controversial Subculture Destroyed by the Media

Spawned in the townships of Johannesburg, skhothane revolved around garish displays of wealth—but when the media began to film kids burning their cash and clothes, the subculture imploded in on itself.<p>The <i>skhothane</i> scene of South Africa blew up seemingly overnight and fell apart almost as quickly. …

The George Awakens

For fanboys everywhere “The Force Awakens” was supposed to have one happy side effect: it would exile George Lucas from the galaxy he created. In 2012, Lucas sold his company and his homegrown mythology—I think we call it I.P. now—to Disney. To no one’s chagrin, Disney discarded his proposed …

You Need To Understand Mormonism If You Want To Understand The Oregon Standoff

Mormonism has a long, complicated history of conflict with the federal government, and that history is deeply informing the actions of the militia members and ranchers who took over a government building Saturday.<p>God told Ammon Bundy to fight back against the government.<p>One day before Bundy became …

Meet the Obama White House's 'Smurfettes'

Most people think of the Obama White House as a boy’s club. But towards the end of his first term, and into his second, the women of the White House …

President Obama Delivers Tearful, Fiery Speech on Why America Needs Gun Control, Now

After seven years of congressional foot dragging — despite the mounting death toll from mass shootings from Newtown, Connecticut, to San Bernardino, …

A Guide to Watching the N.F.L. Playoffs

Here’s a tip for understanding the N.F.L. postseason — keep your eye off the ball.<p>Ninety percent of football action occurs away from the ball. Yet the television tetragon has trained viewers to focus on the pigskin, always looking at the quarterback. He’s one of 22. Most of the action is happening …

E-cigarettes win first approval as a 'medicine' opening way for prescription by the NHS

Medicines regulator approves brand of 'vaping' cigarette but GPs warn it could put pressure on surgeries<p>E-cigarettes have been granted a licence by Britain’s medicines regulator for the first time, opening the door for them to be prescribed on the NHS.<p>The Medicines and Healthcare Products …

Security concerns, temperatures don't take fun out of parade

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The flower-drenched Rose Parade rolled with few hitches Friday under cloudless blue skies to the delight of hundreds of …

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

366 days: your 2016 in photographs

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>The 365 days (366 this year) project aims to show what 2016 looks like from your perspective.<p>Whether you’re caught up in a news event or have a personal experience to share, we’d like to see your daily lives in photos and stories. Wherever you are in the world show …

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The next education secretary: Polarizing, powered by personal story

The nation’s next education secretary is a man driven by what might have been had he not found refuge in public schools.<p>John B. King Jr.’s mother died of a heart attack when he was 8, and then his father descended into Alzheimer’s disease, leaving King an orphan at age 12. He moved around a lot, …

Why It's Time To Take A New Look At Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Echoing the classic Rodney Dangerfield line, psychoanalytic psychotherapy gets no respect. Considered the gold standard of treatment for much of the 20th-century, it was exiled to the desert when it did not live up to its own over-inflated claims. This method of treatment is now ignored by those …

Psychology

Bored Panda

Puffy, fluffy, snow-white cloud-dogs, Samoyeds are a great breed for a family dog! With an alert, playful temperament, they rarely become aggressive …

Kevin Durant's Monster Nike Deal Is A Huge Win For Jay Z

It only represents nine clients in three sports, and it has "generated more anonymous sniping and scrutinizing" than your typical agency from rivals, according to a recent New York Post report.<p>Last Saturday Roc Nation pulled off what was perhaps its most significant deal to date, landing its most …

OTL: Lionel Messi, Here & Gone - Soccer - ESPN

OSARIO, Argentina — In the imagination of guidebook writers, who see places as they should be but rarely as they are, there is a passionate love …

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Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a <i>lot</i> of work, but unfortunately, that's a lesson many of us don't fully grasp until it's too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced motivational speaker Gerald Rogers took to Facebook and admitted that there were a lot of things he could have done differently to save his marriage.<p>The …