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10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

These 5 mind-melting thought experiments helped Albert Einstein come up with his most revolutionary scientific ideas

One of Einstein's most defining qualities was his remarkable ability to conceptualize complex scientific ideas by imagining real-life scenarios. He called these scenarios Gedankenexperiments, which is German for thought experiments.<p>Here are a few thought experiments that demonstrate some of …

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.<p>This has been a year full of music and, more specifically, full of great music. Even more specifically, 2016 has been a year …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Selena Gomez Has Looks to 'Kill' in New Music Video

Pop star Selena Gomez is a high-fashion femme fatale in her music video for “Kill Em With Kindness.”<p>The moody, black-and-white video opens with shots …

20 best songs of 2016 (so far)

The first six months of 2016 have brought new releases from heavy-hitters like Kanye West, Beyoncé, Drake, and Rihanna, dazzling debuts from …

Music

The world's 2nd-smartest man says these 'brain drugs' make him smarter

Rick Rosner, the world's second-smartest man, starts his day by swallowing around 50 pills.<p>Omega 3 fish oil capsules (to control the bad fat), a baby aspirin (for longevity), Metformin (for the metabolism).<p>Pop, pop, pop.<p>Then breakfast.<p>The regimen, he says, "makes my brain work better." If you …

There’s No Such Thing as Free Will

But we’re better off believing in it anyway.<p>For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume that we can …

Consciousness

Groundbreaking study exhumes untold Nazi brutalization of women’s bodies

Dr. Beverley Chalmers’ latest book is not the kind people want to read. Yet, it’s one they should.<p>Titled, “Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women’s Voices Under …

Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein

Climate change is spawning injustice, racism, intolerance and wars, according to author and political activist Naomi Klein.<p>“It is not about things getting hotter and wetter but things getting meaner and uglier, unless we change the corrosive values that are pitting people against each other,” she …

Climate

Story of cities #22: how Hitler's plans for Germania would have torn Berlin apart

Hitler’s megalomaniacal project to raze much of Berlin and transform it into his global Nazi capital killed thousands. Today, its few remnants are chilling, mundane, even graceful – and inseparable from a barbaric chapter in history<p>Read more articles in the series here<p>Resembling a huge, ripe, …

Germany

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Jonah Hill on 'SNL': 3 Sketches You Have to See

I've been a fan of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> since the mid-1980's, and covered it on a weekly basis for six seasons. So when I say this was one of the worst …

Richard Pryor and the 'Star Wars' Bar

In late 1977, the short-lived <i>Richard Pryor Show</i> featured a bizarre nugget that now lives deep in the <i>Star Wars</i> archive: a skit called <i>Star Wars Bar</i>. In …

Mark Twain

How Did Kanye West End Up $53 Million in Debt? A Line-by-Line Estimate

Kanye West claimed on Twitter he has amassed $53 million dollars in personal debt. Many wondered how this is possible. Maybe it was all the rare feathers?<p>You’re not the only one who signed up for a Mint account and then never looked at it again. Just before releasing his new album <i>The Life of Pablo</i>, …

20 Beatles Songs For Almost Every Occasion In Your Life

You ever take a bite of food that's just too good to be true? Well, there's a song from the Beatles for that, in High Fidelity Sound, streaming on Tidal.

You can call Shia LeBeouf and he'll pick up — all in the name of art

After the viral success of his #ALLMYMOVIES stunt a few weeks ago, the actor has concocted another performance art exploit: he's taking calls from total strangers.<p>Called #TOUCHMYSOUL, this stunt is a collaboration with the artists Nastja Sade ROnkko and Luke Turner, and it's going on from 11 a.m. …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

7 wildly successful CEOs who have no reservations about smoking pot

Business leaders have long advocated for marijuana legalization, but these moguls put a joint where their mouth is<p>Even though marijuana is now legal in four states and the nation's capital, and medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, being a pot smoker is still enough to get a worker fired in lots …

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NFL Urban Legends: Donovan McNabb's Super Puke

Link to Media<p><i>Editor's note: This is the fourth installment in Bleacher Report's series on NFL urban legends. Part 1 looked at Bo Jackson's hard-to-believe 40-yard-dash time, Part 2 at Ray Guy's purported helium-aided punts, Part 3 at the NFL's first 1,000-yard season.</i><p>No city has a more complex …

NFL

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

Researchers Believe That Humans Originated From Another Planet

The American ecologist Dr. Ellis Silver has proposed an incredibly intriguing new thesis that suggests that human beings might not be indigenous to …

This Might Be The Most Explicit Interview A$AP Rocky Has Ever Given

The 1,000-square-foot Wedgewood Suite at London’s opulent Langham Hotel, all antique bookcases and porcelain horses, looks like the sort of place …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Is marijuana really an effective drug? Surprisingly, scientists have no solid answer

One would think that with medical marijuana now legal in 23 states, the science to support its efficacy would be fairly definitive. Surprisingly, that's not the case.<p>Despite the fierce political tussles and competing medical claims the truth is this: Very little solid scientific evidence exists to …

10 NBA Veterans We'd Love to See Make One Last Comeback Attempt

For NBA ballers and the fans who adore them, letting go is never easy.<p>While Father Time can strip away a player's physical tools, he's powerless against the passion for the sport that burns inside.<p>He obviously hasn't depleted 35-year-old Keith Bogans' fuel at all. The 11-year veteran, who last …

Basketball

Boston police captain’s son charged in Islamic State terror bomb plot

Son of Boston police captain arrested in an FBI sting accused of plotting Islamic State-inspired terrorist act<p>The son of a Boston police captain has been arrested in an FBI sting and accused of plotting to commit terrorist acts in support of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.<p>The plot included …

Terrorism

The Forgotten World War II Story of Europe's Last Battle

W. Eugene Smith—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—Time & Life Pictures/Getty …