Cornelius R. Stevenson

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How Scientists Stored a Movie Inside DNA

If you thought flash drives were small, wait until you see this: Researchers have encoded the data to make a short video into the DNA molecules of …

How I Took Control Of My Life And Now It's Your Turn

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Aliza Vaccher.</i><p>The last year and a half has been hard for me. And, it's not easy to admit that. <b>It's difficult to say that you've struggled</b>, and that you have to fight your demons every single day.<p>What are your demons? I know you have them, because we all do. I …

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The Beer Mile Is the Drinking Competition That Could Ruin Your Life

It's a bright, blue morning and I'm in the bleachers, trying to look casual while I lace up my running shoes and cover the 12-pack with a spare shirt.<p>Polite children, tween lacrosse players and geriatric Sunday walkers dot the field. I stretch, taking it all in, and wonder if I will vomit on any of …

Alcohol

Hey Parents, Google Is Not a Pediatrician. DIY Diagnosis Is Dangerous

You don’t have cancer. You don’t have radiation sickness. You have a cold and you need to step away from the Internet.<p>Internet search engines are …

FBI investigates claim suspects in 1946 Georgia mass lynching may be alive

US authorities are investigating whether some of those responsible for one of the American south’s most notorious mass lynchings are still alive, in an attempt to finally bring prosecutions over the brutal unsolved killings.<p>FBI agents have questioned a man in Georgia about the Moore’s Ford Bridge …

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

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Can the FCC clear the way for cities to build broadband? Legal fight heats up over agency’s powers

Gripes about internet speed are common across the country, but in certain towns the complaints have a special twist: the fact that local utilities …

5 Foods That Will Save You Money If You Make Them at Home

(Image credit: Michaela Cisney)<p>Sometimes I look at my pantry and think, <i>I would probably save so much money if I made half of this myself.</i> But then I …

Flavors

Single-Tasking Is the New Multitasking

Trying to do too many internet things at once makes it hard to get anything done at all. Tabless Thursday is a vacation from distraction.<p>Join the movement.<p>We want to hear what you think. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.

Time Management

The Link Between Birth-Control Pills and Breast Cancer

A new study finds that pills with a high level of estrogen increase breast-cancer risk significantly. But that still might not mean you should change your prescription.<p>The birth-control pill is regularly hailed as one of the greatest medical advancements for women. Breast cancer, meanwhile, is …

15 Little-Known Facts About 'Cheers'

It's summertime, and if you're like us you've been spending your nights binge-watching every show on Netflix ... and hopefully "Cheers" has made that list.<p>So, in the words of Cliff Clavin, here are 15 little-known facts about "Cheers."<p><b>1. Now considered one of NBC's biggest hits, "Cheers" got off to</b> …

5 Truths About Myself I Didn't Want To Believe

<i>The author of the tender debut novel</i> Ruby <i>explains a handful of things we don't always believe at first sight but should -- including the very hardest one to accept (which is the last listed here).</i><p>By Cynthia Bond<p><b>1. The Truth: My parking tickets will still be there when I open the glove compartment.</b><p>I …

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Wash Your Jeans

In a recent public talk about Levi Strauss & Co.'s commitment to sustainability, I shocked the crowd by admitting that the Levi's jeans I was wearing that day "hadn't seen the inside of a washing machine" -- and the jeans were more than a year old. The headline became "Levi's CEO says 'Never Wash …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

Beyoncé Voters Tumblr Makes Us Proud To Be In The Single Lady Demo

When Fox News host Jesse Watters dubbed single women "the Beyoncé vote," much of the Internet reacted with a warranted collective groan. After all, dismissing a growing part of the population as people who "depend on government because they're not depending on their husbands," seems like a serious …

How Dare You Bring My Kids Into This!

<i>"Never lie to someone who trusts you. Never trust someone who lies to you."</i><p>I ran into an acquaintance the other day. Last time I saw her, nearly 10 months ago, she was bursting at the seams with joy. After surviving an ugly divorce, and slugging through the ups and down of the dating pool, she had …

Relationships

The Size of a Healthy Baby

A new study shows that newborns who have affluent, well-nourished moms all start out life at a similar height, regardless of their ethnic background or the country they live in.<p>One foot, 7.5 inches. That’s the average height of a newborn baby born to a healthy, well-nourished mother, worldwide, …

The California High-Speed Rail Debate—Kicking Things Off

The Erie Canal. The transcontinental railroad. The Interstate Highway system. Big, expensive, controversial—and indispensable. Is the next one in this series a new rail network in our most famously freeway-centric state?<p>A little more than a year ago, when I did an article on the successful …

Why Do Chinese Students Know More About Money Than Americans?

A new report shows that U.S. students' fiscal smarts are falling behind—and raises questions about how to improve financial education in schools.<p>In a new report comparing financial literacy skills among 15-year-olds in 18 countries, U.S. students scored in the middle of the pack on basic questions …