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'Back to the Future' Writer Finally Addresses the Last Line of 'Part III'

Bob Gale explains how his comic book 'Tales from the Time Train' connects to the final movie: "Doc's already been to the future? We've got to show …

Comics

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Obama’s Final Numbers

SummaryThe numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is …

Skepticism

5 common problems with your dishwasher and how to fix them

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Cleaning

In Hunger, Roxane Gay Says What No One Else Will About Being Fat in America

Roxane Gay has a knack for turning uncomfortable truths into necessary reading. The author, whose much-celebrated works, <i>Bad Feminist</i> (2014) and <i>Difficult Women</i> (2017) made her a hero for millennial feminists, has never shied away from getting personal, but her latest project, a memoir called <i>Hunger</i>, …

Feminism

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

The State Of Advanced Website Builders

Advanced website builders — the tools provided by <i>Squarespace</i>, <i>Wix</i>, <i>Weebly</i>, <i>The Grid</i> and more — produce websites that look and feel like they were …

Coding is not “fun,” it’s technically and ethically complex

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world’s digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org’s promise that “Anybody can learn!” to Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s comment that writing code is “fun and interactive,” the art and science of making software is …

Tim Cook

Why Do North Koreans Hate Us? One Reason — They Remember the Korean War.

“Why do they hate us?”<p>It’s a question that has bewildered Americans again and again in the wake of 9/11, in reference to the Arab and Muslim worlds. …

Dad's Comics Nail The Hilarity Of Raising Kids Today

Chris Grady hopes his new book of comics resonates with other parents.<p>Over the past five years, cartoonist and dad Chris Grady has gained a following with his hilarious web comic, Lunarbaboon. From sleepless nights to noisy toys to full-on tantrums, the comic covers the Toronto-based father’s …

Should America Have Entered World War I?

One hundred years ago today, Congress voted to enter what was then the largest and bloodiest war in history. Four days earlier, President Woodrow Wilson had sought to unite a sharply divided populace with a stirring claim that the nation “is privileged to spend her blood and her might for the …

A Century Ago Woodrow Wilson Took America Into WWI: Blame Him For Communism, Fascism And Nazism

A century ago Congress declared war on Imperial Germany. It was a bizarre decision: the secure New World voluntarily joined the Old World slaughterhouse, consigning more than 117,000 Americans to death for no intelligible reason.<p>The chief outcome of the war was to sweep away several reasonably …

World History

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

21 Movies I'm Embarrassed to Admit I Love

We all have them. Our guilty pleasure movies. Movies we like that we don’t like to tell other people. Films that bring us unbridled joy while making …

Miley Cyrus

Quit Working 40 Hours a Week (and Do This Instead) | Inc.com

What's the ideal number of hours a person should work each week?<p>Back in the machine age, when a great many workers spent their days on assembly lines, unions fought for a 40-hour week--and researchers backed them up. After that many hours, their studies told them, productivity fell off a cliff.<p>But …

Our Computers Are Learning How to Code Themselves

On the Hunt for Code<p>Those of you who followed the first season of HBO’s “Westworld” know that one of the things that made an artificially intelligent …

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Blackbox

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Apps

This Dad Is Busting the Daughter-as-Possession Myth With an Empowering Line of T-shirts

Instead of expecting fathers to protect their daughters with physical strength, this dad thinks we should expect them to build trusting relationships.<p>It was a few years ago when Mike Reynolds first started noticing posts of guys in shirts that read Dads Against Daughters Dating on social media. But …

Why The Most F-ed Up Show On TV (Is Thomas The Tank Engine)

<i>Thomas The Tank Engine</i> chronicles the story of strange, sentient trains and their valiant efforts to create a blissful locomotive utopia. Or at …

Sony Pictures

Donald Trump Is Going To Be Elected

Donald Trump is going to be elected president.<p>The American people voted for him a long time ago.<p>They voted for him when The History Channel went from showing documentaries about the Second World War to "Pawn Stars" and "Swamp People."<p>They voted for him when The Discovery Channel went from showing …

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

The new secret to losing weight? Water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suddenly starving? Try drinking some water.<p>That recommendation isn't new -- but it suddenly got some serious evidence to back it up. A study of nearly 10,000 adults ages 18 to 64 shows that staying hydrated by drinking water and eating more water-loaded fruits and vegetables could help with …

Nutrition

Why I’m done with Apple

Siri: try harder.<p>Dear Tim,<p>I’m a big fan. I’ve got the lot – iPhone, iPad, Macbooks and even the wretched Watch.<p>We’ve been together for over 15 years, …

The long con of military decline: How the right uses the armed forces to lie about America

<b>George W. Bush delivers a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, May 1, 2003. (Reuters/Larry Downing)</b><p>Listen to GOP and we’re either the greatest fighting force ever, or on verge of decimation. So which one is it?<p>Dan Ostlund<p>May 30, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>If you set yourself the task of …

America's Only Humor Site

Let's talk about olive oil, chocolate ice cream, and more utter frauds.<p>By Alex Schmidt<br>• /<br>• May 28, 2018<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest details that turn out …

Ice Cream

Google's New Project Could Change the Future of Smartphones

Google wants make modifying your smartphone as easy as rearranging Lego blocks.<p>That’s the premise of Project Ara, a plan to make phones with parts …

See Superhero Logos Rebooted As Minimalist Animated Line Art GIFs

Some superheroes are close to invincible, but none are immune to the necessity of branding.<p>Just like everyone else, these fictional saviors recognize the top-of-mind awareness that comes with aligning one’s outfit, vehicle, and logo in a similar style. (According to <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, in …

Graphic designers' daily frustrations revealed

Click to see the full-sized frustrations<p>Being a graphic designer is wonderful, right? You get to do what you love for a living, from creating fresh …