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Queer Eye Can't Save America, and That's OK - them.

“Oh my God, every time we get this far out of Atlanta I just remember, like, the nervousness that I felt on election night 2016,” says <i>Queer Eye’s</i> …

Waffle House employees keep calling the cops on black customers

Calls for a national boycott are intensifying after a couple was put in handcuffs following a dispute over a charge.<p>The Waffle House restaurant chain has become the target of a boycott campaign in recent weeks, following several incidents in which employees called the police on black customers.<p>Now, …

Employment

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Replication

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Protein

This Is Your Brain on Binaural Beats

How these otherworldly sounds may help you hear your way to a happier, healthier you.<p>For as long as she can remember, Jessica Trimberger has lived …

Is marriage really on the decline because of men's cheap access to sex?

An article purporting to explain a ‘decline’ in marriage has had a degree of viral popularity but does its argument stack up?<p>Last week, I read an article published in the Wall Street Journal claiming that marriage was on the decline because of men’s cheap access to sex.<p>The argument of the article, …

Wall Street

The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.<p>The rules, enacted by the administration of President Barack Obama in 2015, prohibited internet …

Net Neutrality

Google’s Mark Risher changes our passwords

On this week’s episode of Converge, Google’s Mark Risher tells us why the conventional wisdom about choosing your password is wrong — and about the …

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Who Knew Blockchain Could Make Government This Easy? This Italian CIO, That’s Who.

The Italian province of South Tyrol is best known for its alpine mountains and ski resorts. With the highest concentration of Michelin-starred …

Blockchain

Google’s Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today’s ‘technology renaissance’

Google co-founder says the company is giving ‘serious thought’ to problems like job destruction<p>Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the current boom in artificial intelligence has created a “technology renaissance” that contains many potential threats. Writing in the company’s annual …

7 Surprisingly Common Personality Disorders That Are Hardest To Spot

Out of the ten personality disorders recognized in the DSM-5, some may seem more obvious and easy to diagnose, while other signs of personality …

This Game-Changing Pill Protects Against HIV. It Isn't Reaching The Men Who Need It Most.

A failure of outreach and a legacy of racism in medicine are preventing queer black men from using PrEP, experts say.<p>Lamar Shambley began dating his ex-boyfriend about a year after the FDA approved PrEP, a once-daily oral pill used to reduce a person’s risk of contracting HIV through sex. He now …

LG’s spirited defense of the headphone jack is futile

Best audio in a phone ever — and it just doesn’t matter<p>I wrote this in my LG V30 review, but it bears repeating and expanding upon: LG has crafted the best-sounding headphone audio in any smartphone yet. The V30’s quad-DAC audio system is a legitimate technological advancement that delivers real …

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down

Where did the summer go? As we age, time seems to whiz by. The 'why' is interesting... but what you can do about it is what really matters.<p>Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. …

With the death of Windows Mobile, it’s time for Microsoft to go all in on Android

This weekend, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore took to Twitter to announce the death of Windows Phone. Microsoft will no longer be adding any new features into Windows Mobile and will end all support and security patches by 2019. This ends the long, sad tale of Windows Mobile.<p>If you had a PDA in the early …

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success

Never, ever hit the snooze button.<p><i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've …

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

A startup added one small step to their job application process — and no one has quit in 3 years

Job interviews are tricky things.<p>They're a crucial part of the hiring process. But when it comes to vetting the best candidates, interviews alone often aren't enough.<p>Interviewees can game recruiters. And interviewers can allow their own biases to block out qualified candidates.<p>Fortunately, job …

New STD cases hit record high in US, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.<p>"Clearly we need to reverse this disturbing trend," …

Posters

Exactly What to Do to Get Out of Your Own Head

"When you get in your head, you're dead." ~ Tony Robbins<p>We all have those moments (or weeks or days!) when we get in our head too much. Our constant …

Achieving Success Can Be Boiled Down To These 5 Basic Things

We treat success as some sort of mysterious holy grail that only a few are able to achieve. The reality is success is there for everyone-you just need to keep these 5 things in mind below.<p>A lot of people ask me how to achieve success. Not because I'm so successful but because I talk to a lot of …

Equifax data breach: how can I get firms to delete all they know about me?

Data protection is likely to be on everyone’s mind following the massive cyberattack on Equifax, the credit scoring firm, last week.<p>The private details of 143 million Americans, including names, addresses, dates of birth and in some cases credit card numbers, were unlawfully accessed.<p>The firm has …

In 1987, the best TV was all in one place and free. Now, you need Netflix and Hulu and HBO and…

Thirty years ago, all the best TV was free.<p><b>Drama, 1987</b><i><br>LA Law</i> <i><br>Cagney & Lacey</i> <i><br>Moonlighting</i> <i><br>Murder, She Wrote</i> <i><br>St. Elsewhere</i><p><b>Comedy, 1987</b><i><br>The Golden Girls</i> <i><br>Cheers</i> <i><br>The Cosby Show</i> <i><br>Family Ties</i> <i><br>Night Court</i><p>By “best,” we mean the TV shows prestigious enough to earn best series nominations at the Emmy Awards. All the …

Pay-TV

Eight home remedies for unclogging your ears

The ears are important organs. They interpret sound waves for hearing and also help maintain balance in the body.<p>The ears have a canal that allows …

Hearing Aids

Want to get rich? 5 foolproof ways to build wealth

Here’s a question with an easy answer: Want to get rich?<p>Even if you’re not the type to chase wealth, you’d probably say yes to financial comfort. That feeling of not having to think about money — or the more typical reality, stress over it — is what we’re all really after.<p>Whether you ever get to …

Here’s what it’s like to be in a relationship with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

<b>One of the main criteria of diagnosing Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is difficulty maintaining relationships.</b><p>If you’re not familiar with BPD, …

Relationships

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Ignore These 3 Lucrative Credit Card Perks

Some cardholders aren't taking full advantage of the perks their credit cards are offering.<p>Whether it's earning rewards on everyday purchases, big …

The guide psychologists gave carmakers to convince us it’s safe to buy self-driving cars

Driverless cars sound great in theory. They have the potential to save lives, because humans are erratic, distracted, and often bad drivers. Once the technology is perfected, machines will be far better at driving safely.<p>But in practice, the notion of putting your life into the hands of an …