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First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Drinkee (Original Mix)

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Green ghost town: Nature overtakes an abandoned Chinese village

Creeping vines and other flora have enveloped a small, formerly inhabited fishing village on Shengshan Island roughly 40 miles east of Shanghai, …

BitTorrent Launches Shoot, A Mobile App To Share Large Files Without The Cloud

The peer-to-peer tech company is expanding its offerings to compete with Dropbox and Google Drive.<p>A month after launching super-private messaging app Bleep, peer-to-peer tech company BitTorrent is further expanding its suite of mobile apps built on its cloud-free file-sharing protocol.<p>Shoot is the …

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9 facts about flirting that single — and married — people should know

The Possibilities Kit

in Outdoors on<p>1 Shares<p>1<p>The Possibilities Kit. Best Made Company® is dedicated to equipping folks with quality tools. These tools are in a kit to …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

64 things you can do with a simple mason jar that will transform your daily life

When it comes to Pinterest crafts, the mason jar reigns supreme.<p>That's probably because there's just so much you can do with it, from making beautiful wedding centerpieces to prepping to-go salads in a jar.<p>Plus, most of the crafts we discovered are simple to do too, since they only require a few …

An accurate and affordable on-ear headphone? It does exist

Here's an under the radar pick for an outstanding headphone, where the price/sound quality ratio definitely qualify as excellent. The Noontec Zoro II HD on-ear headphone's winning sonic neutrality allows it to play well with all music genres.<p>Then there's the bass, the Zoro II HD's low-end is nice …

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Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Sleek, chic and streamlined: that's the James Dyson Award-winning Miito, a new kind of kettle that looks nothing like a kettle at all. The rod-and-plate ensemble uses induction technology to save power and water by heating up precisely the amount of water you need and no more.<p>The kettle was …

Dishwashing

NVIDIA's GRID cloud gaming service gets 1080p 60 FPS streaming

NVIDIA just flipped on a major upgrade for its GRID cloud gaming service: Full 1080p support at a blistering 60 frames per second. That's the same resolution and frame rate as many games running on the Xbox One and PS4, and it's pretty much the gold standard for PC gamers. And most importantly for …

Banned from driving, Saudi women turn to Uber and other ride-share apps

When Hala Radwan returned to Saudi Arabia after obtaining a business degree in France, she was eager to put her new skills to use.<p>She found a job in the marketing department of a big international company. There was just one problem: How would she get to and from work in the only country that does …

Scientists May Have Just Found A Solution For Deadly Superbugs

A computer program designed by two scientists could one day be a weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Using complex algorithms, biologist Miriam Barlow of the University of California, Merced and mathematician Kristina Crona of American University in Washington, D.C. were …

$14,000 turntable won’t wear out your vinyl. What a deal.

If you’ve got an extra $14,000 to $18,500 sitting around, you might consider grabbing yourself one of these bad boys from Japanese manufacturer ELP.<p>The ELP Laser Turntable promises the best in fidelity when playing your precious vinyl records because it uses a laser, not a needle, to decode the …

These Startups Are Trying to Save the Music Business by Disrupting it

At a recent event hosted by Inc., a group of entrepreneurs pitched investors on new business models aimed at turning the music industry around.<p>With the backing of music industry executives whose clients include bands like Kings of Leon, it's not hard to imagine the eight music startup founders …

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U.S. ranks 33rd best place for mothers and children

Norway is the most hospitable country in the world for mothers, followed by Finland and Iceland, according to the annual State of the World's Mothers report, released Monday night.<p>The United States ranks 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries for the well-being of its mothers and children, below Spain …

Google tests converting websites so they load 4x faster over slow connections

Android users in Indonesia navigating on slow connections will soon be served streamlined versions of websites that load four times faster and consume 80 percent less data than normal versions.<p>Here’s how it works: when detecting a 2G or other slow connection, Google will automatically serve a …

9 Things A Cannabusiness Startup Needs To Consider That Other Startups Don't

Starting a new business is complicated enough – company founders have to find a place to set up shop, hire great employees, manage cash flow, market their goods or services and sometimes hire experts to help. A marijuana business faces extra challenges at each of these steps, so entrepreneurs in …

Three Short, Savage Books You Have to Read

'McGlue,' 'The Dig,' and 'Love Hotel' are three feverish novels where the only things that seem for certain are fear and death.<p>It's pretty clear by now that everything is fucked. So much so that even sitting at home and reading seems insane. As such, it's become more and …

Google's 'balloon-powered internet for all' is almost ready

In case you wanted another behind-the-scenes look at how Google's internet-by-balloon service is doing, now is your chance. The Project Loon team posted a new video showing everything from how it manages its balloon fleet, the balloon creation process, their partnership with local LTE network …

The 9 states where marijuana will be legalized last

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>The end of prohibition is nigh, but expect several states in the Midwest to hold out until the bitter end<p>Phillip Smith<p>April 16, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Marijuana prohibition in the US is dying, but it isn't going to vanish in one fell swoop. Even …

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Earth ate a Mercury-like body early in its history, study finds

A Mercury-like body smashed into a young Earth and gave our planet's core the radioactive elements necessary to generate a magnetic field, a pair of Oxford geochemists say.<p>Without that magnetic field, there would be no shield to protect us from the onslaught of radiation constantly bombarding Earth …

Uber Is Testing A Breathalyzer Station That Hails Drunk Drivers Free Rides

"You drink, we drive."

How It Works: The Polaris Slingshot Three-Wheeled Supercar

It's like a hybrid between a motorcycle and a Ferrari<p>New classes of vehicle don’t come along all that often, which is why the Polaris Slingshot stands out among this year’s launches. The three-wheeled moto roadster draws from the company’s experience with both off-road ATVs and on-road motorcycles …

It's Taken 21 Years to See Kurt Cobain from the Feminine Perspective

Frances, Wendy, Kim, and Courtney have given us the insight we never had.<p>Delving into a dead man’s archive to make a film is an uncomfortable prospect. When director Brett Morgen was given the “keys to the vault” and the go-ahead to make the first ever authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, <i>Kurt</i> …