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Men Are Committing Sexual Assault By "Stealthing"

<b>Update:</b> On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Ro Khanna and Carolyn Maloney sent a letter to a congressional committee, pushing for a hearing to discuss …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading-- a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

Three Must-Read 21st Century Sci-Fi Novels

Science fiction may be in crisis. But there are still 21st-century sci-fi novels proving the genre is a vital realm of prophecy and fresh ideas.<p>A few …

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Top Five Board Games for Negotiators and Bargainers

Negotiation games put players into direct confrontation in a way that no dudes-on-a-map game can simulate. And the players that succeed in the genre …

Board Games

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far – Page 10

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p><b>Ninefox Gambit, Yoon Ha Lee (June 14, Solaris)</b><p>Yoon Ha Lee’s first novel (he’s a …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Best books to read this June

Planning which book to take on holiday this month? From communists, to murderous hippies and agony aunts turned detectives, Sarra Manning picks the …

10 Good Movies to Watch on Amazon Prime in June 2016

Now that it’s June and the weather (in some places) is getting warmer, being outside is becoming more attractive and people are getting that summer …

The women that kill, abuse and torture

We have struggled to comprehend the origins of female violence, painting female serial killers as reluctant sidekicks or psychotic femmes fatales. That needs to change.<p>It’s the visit that we all hope we’ll never experience. The police arrive at your home to tell you that a family member has been …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

10 most important things in advertising

Viant CEO Tim Vanderhook Michael Seto/Business Insider<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. The CEO of Myspace told us why he just sold the company to Time Inc.</b> On Thursday Time Inc. announced it was acquiring the social network's parent company Viant.<p>…

16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

The 9 Best Anime of 2015

2015 had a few gripping dramas and tons of amazing action.<p>There were many contenders, but the best anime of 2015 pulled at our heartstrings, amazed …