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13 spine-tingling horror podcasts to get you in the Halloween spirit

Featuring tales of aliens, ghosts, supernatural strangeness, and more.<p>If you’re a fan of both podcasts and horror, there’s no better time than the Halloween season to sample some of the eeriest audio offerings out there.<p>But what to do if you’ve already burned through more well-known entries like</i> …

The 10 Most Terrifying Serial Killers in Fiction to Read Right Now

Jo Nesbo<p>Jo Nesbo might be just be the current king of Nordic Noir, and this bleak, tightly constructed thriller is one of his best. The seventh novel in the Nesbo’s <i>Harry Hole Serie</i>s sees the tortured detective land a missing persons case that soon sets him on the hunt for methodical serial killer …

Horror

How You Are Killing Your Team’s Motivation Without Even Trying

There are two sources of motivation. The self and the outside. I cut that. Motivation is a seed that stems from within. The outside source is a …

Team Building

4 Sh*tty Work Situations That Get Better When You Speak Up

No doormats here.<p>Those long, arduous workdays when you <i>just. can't.</i> with overly cutthroat colleagues or a boss who piles on the menial tasks? Unfortunately, they're par for the course.<p>But that doesn't mean you need to grin and bear it. Sure, an easy-going attitude and ready smile go a long way in …

JoT #2290: Beware of geeks bearing gifts!

Don't tell me you want to be a Trojan man!?

15 brilliant places you probably didn't know existed in London

There's so much more to London than big clocks, dildo-shaped skyscrapers, bridges and old Victorian tat. Ditch Zone 1 for a day and go explore …

The 20 best house tracks ever

After evolving on the Chicago club scene in the early '80s, house music exploded at the end of the decade to become the world's leading dance genre. …

Your texts need more animated GIFs. Giphy Keys is here to help (hands-on)

There are two type of people in the world -- those who don't like animated GIFs and those who do. If you don't like them, SpongeBob and I have one word for you:<p>If you (like me) love a good GIF, Giphy just released a keyboard app that'll help take your mobile GIF game to the next level.<p>Giphy Keys is …

Apps

Top 10 Best Adult Cartoons: The Ultimate List

In the past 25 years, it has become clear that animation isn’t just for children anymore. As kids, we saw the tame Flintstone family live in the …

Werner Herzog's New Film Tackles Something Even Scarier Than Nature—the Internet

<i>Lo and Behold</i> argues that the middle ground between devoting your life to social networks and aggressively disconnecting is becoming an impossibility.<p>In Les Blank's documentary <i>Burden of Dreams</i>, Werner Herzog—then in the process of filming his epic period piece <i>Fitzcarraldo</i> deep in the …

16 questions we'd love to ask our ex's new girlfriend

Breakups. <i>Ugh</i>. No matter who did the deed, breaking up can be ultra messy and it can lead to a lot of unanswered questions. And when you find out your …

Social Media

Inside the Next ‘Making a Murderer’: Satanic Panic, Homophobia, and the San Antonio Four

The documentary Southwest of Salem, which premiered at Tribeca, is a riveting true-crime film about four lesbian women wrongfully convicted of a gang …

How to Host the Best Outdoor Summer Party in Any Space

12 New Young Adult Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List 5 Foam Dry Shampoos for Grease-Free Summer Hair 3 Whole30-Endorsed Recipes to Make from the New Whole Smiths Cookbook

Cookbooks

Orange and honey coconut cake with coconut cream

<i>This dense and decadent dessert is not only packed with sweet honey, zesty orange and creamy coconut flavours – it's also armed with a secret</i> …

Dessert

Humorously Relatable Illustrations Display the Reality of Living with Anxiety and Depression

British illustrator Gemma Correll combines art and humor to cope with the depression and anxiety disorder she's dealt with throughout her life. Globally, 1 out of every 13 people are affected by anxiety (the most common form of mental illness) and depression impacts an estimated 350 million …

What to watch after 'Making A Murderer': 6 more docs about suspicious criminal cases

<i>Making A Murderer</i>, the true story of convicted murderer Steven Avery, has won critical acclaim and international fame. Ultimately, Steven Avery's …

Crime

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

JoT #2234: Dr. Facebook, your reliable psychiatric tormentor

Zuck's plucking your wings off again!

Here's What Fans of Making a Murderer Should Watch Next

During an interview with TIME about their Netflix true crime series, <i>Making a Murderer</i>, filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos talked about the …

This short documentary about a guy who hitchhiked across the country is amazing

Back in the ’00s, a man from Omaha named Alex Martin decided he didn’t like where his life was headed. He was living in a punk party house, working …

Interview: Exploring the Ocean Depths with NatGeo Traveler Photo Contest Winner Anuar Patjane Floriuk

We recently announced the winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Now, we bring you an exclusive interview with photographer Anuar Patjane Floriuk, who took home the contest's grand prize for his breathtaking underwater shot of scuba divers swimming close to a humpback whale …

Paris attacks prompt artists to pick up their pencils

World<p>Celebrating #Europeanheroes, without whom a continent would cease to function<p>""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs"" Andria Zafirakou Winner, Global Teacher Prize<p>World<p>Migrants in limbo …

European Union

The best pubs in London

Some of London's best pubs have fascinating histories as the favored drinking destinations of figures like Charles Dickens, George Orwell, and John Keats.<p>Others boast incredible locations and an inviting atmosphere.<p>Whether you're a local or just visiting, here are 17 incredible pubs you'll want to …

She's A Lesbian, He's Gay, And Their 33-Year Marriage Will Change Your Perception Of Love

"Life is nothing if not an interesting adventure."<p>Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell in love and got married. But that's where the traditional narrative ends. Dennis, 60, identifies as gay, and Linda, 59, is an intersex woman who …

Fun Friday: Mind Games: HORSE FEATHERS

Fun Friday – win! go to: http://goo.gl/BBZJGg <br>You Could win a free digital Caricature drawn by Me, Chato Stewart, of you or a loved one just for …

Mental Health

20 Les Brown Quotes To Inspire You To Create Your Own Reality

Quite frankly, I'm not a big follower of Les Brown. But I always recognize his voice whenever I'm catching up a on motivational video on YouTube.His …

Should driverless cars kill their own passengers to save a pedestrian?

Imagine you’re in a self-driving car, heading towards a collision with a group of pedestrians. The only other option is to drive off a cliff. What should the car do?<p>Philosophers have been debating a similar moral conundrum for years, but the discussion has a new practical application with the …

Autonomous Cars

Woman Films Herself For 8 Years, Revealing Chilling Truth About Mental Illness

"That's the first time in ages my reflection has looked like Satan," Ida Storm muttered to herself as a tiny camera in her hand, held at chin-level, …