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How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

Bluesound Node 2 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Bluesound Node 2?<p>The Node 2 is a second-generation high-res audio music streamer, built upon BluOS, the wireless network platform …

Audiophile

I tested a Sonos speaker competitor and was blown away by the audio quality

We're a Sonos family. After literally years of research, I took the plunge in 2017. My first speaker was a Play:5, and a few months ago, I added a Play:1. Another Play:1 and possibly a Play:3 are on the horizon.<p>But that doesn't mean my immersion in high-end, wifi-based home audio systems has ended. …

Audiophile

Documentary ‘Do You Trust This Computer?’ free to stream courtesy of Elon Musk

A new documentary from the director of <i>Who Killed the Electric Car?</i> is now available to stream for free this weekend, courtesy of entrepreneur Elon …

Elon Musk

Harbeth Monitor 30.2 40th Anniversary Edition loudspeaker

<i>Everything sounds like what it's made of.</i><p>I'm known for saying that, and to me, it's obvious: box speakers with dome tweeters sound like box speakers …

Audiophile

Hiking Gaiters 101

Gaiters are an essential clothing and footwear item for hikers and backpackers that provide moisture protection, extra insulation, and protection for …

Backpacking

The 10-3-2-1-0 technique could be the secret to falling asleep quickly and easily every night

Here's how it works...<p>We all know how important sleep is for repairing and healing our bodies, boosting our wellbeing and immune system, and making …

Some Of The Best Songs To Play While Driving

As somebody who writes about music for the internet, I have the privilege (or the curse of isolation, depending on how socially inclined you are) of working from home, meaning that I don’t have the same daily commute as a lot of people. Still, I have to leave the house and drive somewhere for one …

Real Estate

44 Best Tinder Pickup Lines That Will Make Her Crazy For You

Are you one of those guys who’s gone through life thinking pickup lines are just cheesy, one liners that scare girls off? Well my friend you’re wrong.<p>…

20 travel accounts you really need to follow on Instagram

The best eye candy for your wanderlust.<p>These travel aficionados know how to make good eye candy, are passionate about their travels and know how to …

Minimalist cabin in the Chilean mountains lets climbers escape the daily grind

Chilean architect Lorena Troncoso-Valencia designed a serene wooden refuge deep in the Chilean mountains. The architect – who specializes in …

ScribdChat | Episode 6: Jeff VanderMeer on Adapting ‘Annihilation’ to Film | Episode 6

Episode Summary<p>Do you already have tickets to see “Annihilation”? Have you already reread the novel in anticipation of the movie adaptation? If not, …

Real-life ‘Mr. Robot’ says Anonymous is harmless now

A notorious computer hacker whose exploits helped inspire the TV show “Mr. Robot” has gone from trying to bring down the man — to working for him.<p>As …

Watch ‘Annihilation’ and ‘Mute,’ Then Watch These Movies

By Christopher Campbell We recommend 12 movies to check out after you watch the new sci-fi films by Alex Garland and Duncan Jones.This week, I’ve got …

Science Fiction

‘Annihilation’: How the Movie Differs From the Book It’s Based On (and Why It’s Better)

Alex Garland's adaptation runs the risk of alienating diehard fans of Jeff VanderMeer's novel, but it's the rare film that improves on its source …

5 Huge 'Annihilation' Changes from the Jeff VanderMeer Book

It might be a great sci-fi movie, but it's not a very faithful adaptation.<p>The biggest and most popular new sci-fi movie of the moment is easily</i> …

Jeff VanderMeer

The io9 History of Annihilation, From Book to Film to Controversy

When Alex Garland’s <i>Annihilation</i> opens Friday, it will be the end of a long journey for the film. It began way back in 2013 when Paramount bought the …

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Here are five fixes for what might be ailing your MacBook.<p>Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails …

Operating Systems

Why Are We Afraid of Sharks? There's a Scientific Explanation.

Sharks aren't the mindless killers that we've cut them out to be.<p>There's something lurking in the water, and it's a fear of swimmers everywhere. It's a type of fish, this one several feet long, with rows of sharp, serrated teeth that it uses to clamp down on prey. There's a shark in the …

103 thoughts I had while watching Jupiter Ascending

<i>Jupiter Ascending</i> came out back in 2015 to awful reviews but fervent, fervent fan love. The brainchild of Lana and Lilly Wachowski, it’s a space …

Movies

This Is What Happens To Your Brain During Anesthesia

Until recently, we didn't really know.<p>In the United States, almost 60,000 people receive general anesthesia during surgery every day. Through an injection, or inhalation of anesthetic gas, they safely lose consciousness while their bodies are probed and cut open. Then, their loss of consciousness …

Neuroscience

What Your Myers-Briggs Type Says About Your Dating Style

To start this all off, if you haven't taken the Myers-Briggs types <b></b>test, you should take it right here, right now. I'll wait.<p>OK, now that we're all on …

Relationships

How To Set Up A Turntable Properly

Our new in house deck technician takes us through a six step guide...

Audiophile

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Workouts

Motorola mocks Samsung's ad mocking Apple

Remember that ad that Samsung posted earlier this month, mocking the iPhone (and Apple devotees)?<p>Motorola has posted its own parody of it, except it …

Motorola

Run Windows, another macOS or any other x86 OS on your Mac with Parallels: $40/$64

This week only, Parallels is offering <b>20% off</b> its flagship Parallels Access 13 software, making it <b>$63.99</b>. <b></b>That’s $16 off and the lowest price we’ve seen this year. (Amazon almost matches at <b>$64.99</b>) We reviewed the update on 9to5mac quite favorably.<p>Upgrade a previous version of Parallels to v13 for …

Suspended – Medium

6 Expert Tips For Falling Asleep Earlier If You're Usually A Relentless Night Owl

There are two types of people in this world: early risers and night-walkers, and the two are very rarely one and the same. If you’re accustomed to …

North America

REVIEW: The Haynes Vinyl Manual

Admittedly we're a little biased, but this really is a great book<p>It's always a bit awkward, as a journalist, when you're asked to write about …