Carrie Hunt

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Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

Leaked documents detail how and why NSA targets network admins

With the amount of NSA-related information that's been leaked to the press, one may wonder if the feds will have anything new to share whenever the agency's first transparency report releases. The latest info is that the NSA was targeting foreign network administrators to gain access to the …

PayPal warms up to crowdfunding with revised policies

PayPal and the crowdfunding community have had a rocky relationship — but the eBay-owned payments company has rebuilt that bridge with revamped crowdfunding policies, multiple PayPal executives told VentureBeat today.<p>Like most relationship fixes, the secret sauce proved to be better communication. …

These Cartoonists Are Killing It: Our 20 Favorite Illustrators (Photos)

Art<p>The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" is particularly appropriate when looking at the unmistakable style and inspiration of the best …

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You Saw This Coming of the Day: NY State Launches “Text Stops” to Discourage Texting & Driving

In an effort to dissuade drivers from using the cellphones while driving, a total of 91 “text stops” have been installed across major highways in New York State where motorists can stop the car to send their text messages. The new accommodations come off the heels of a recent crackdown on texting drivers by the law enforcement, which has resulted in over 365% increase in the number of summons and tickets issued since last summer. During a press conference announcing the rest areas, New York …

“The moment we live in is a great time to make art

<i>“The moment we live in is a great time to make art. We have different technologies to play with, and we’re left with the opportunity to focus on our work.”</i> - Jeff Koons<p>Happy Birthday to Jeff Koons, the controversial New York-based artist celebrates his 59th Birthday today.<p>Koons inspires conflicted reactions to his over-sized sculptures of banal and sometimes shocking objects; some consider his work to be historically significant, while others view him as an attention-seeker who panders to the …

The Art World's Casual Racism [UPDATED]

Yesterday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in America), the Russian magazine <i>Buro 24/7</i> published a story about heiress, Artsy investor, and Garage Center …

Hans Hofmann's Purple Modernism

In the realm of high-modern abstract painting, the color purple rarely gets the spotlight. The hue doesn’t have its own Picasso phase, like rose or …

Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations

Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.<p>1. State and local subsidies to corporations: An …

In China, 93% of dementia cases go undetected

By some estimates, China has the largest population of people suffering dementia—9.2 million people, as of 2010. That stands to reason given that China has the largest population on earth.<p>What’s alarming, though, is that only a tiny fraction of those people have been diagnosed. Some 93% of cases of …

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Did China test a new hypersonic glide vehicle?

A story is circulating on social media about China’s new hypersonic glide vehicle. Here are some questions.<p>Social media is buzzing this morning …

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

101 Revolutionary Ways To Be Healthy

• <b>Defy convention</b> Do the healthy thing, even when it’s challenging, inconvenient or considered weird. Take pride in that.• <b><br>Buck trends</b> Just because it’s …

Happy Birthday to Edvard Munch, born this day in 1863. His 4th version of "The Scream," seen here, sold at auction last year at a record-breaking $119 million. A bit out of your range? Check out our collection of Originals for $1,000 & Under: http://goo.gl/YFMnlq

creating and improvising stories for children.

<b>Creating and Improvising Stories for Children</b><p>There are lots of easy ways to improvise and create stories for children. This is something that most of …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

UCLA researchers' new technique improves accuracy, ease of cancer diagnosis

Method could make initial cancer screenings easier for doctors with limited resources, and could help determine cancer cells' drug sensitivity.

Intricately Detailed Murals of Animals Living in Harmony

Southern California-based artist Adonna Khare creates incredibly imaginative illustrations of animals whimsically interacting with each other. From enormous elephants to miniature mice, Khare creates an illustrated zoo full of diverse creatures. She even includes mythical creatures that range in …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

Divers In Russia Dredge Up A Half-Ton Chunk Of Meteorite

Remember that bus-sized meteor that stunned thousands and injured hundreds across Russia when it entered the atmosphere and produced a massive shockwave last February?<p>Well what survived the incredible temperatures came crashing into Lake Chebarkul in central Russia, and today, divers dredged up a …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

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Terminator-style self-assembling robots unveiled by scientists

Robotic cubes that can jump, flip, roll and assemble themselves into different shapes have been revealed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).<p>Known as M-Blocks, the cube-shaped robots have no external moving parts, but each contains a flywheel that can reach speeds of …

House Democrats Unveil Discharge Petition To Force End To Shutdown

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats announced Friday that they will try to force the House to vote on a measure to fully fund the government -- and end the shutdown -- with a procedural motion known as a discharge petition.<p>Democrats unveiled their plan at a Friday afternoon press conference. Their …