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Celebrate Art Bell's legacy by listening to these 8 paranormal podcasts

Though he never made a major scientific discovery or set foot on the moon, few people expanded the universe the way radio host Art Bell did.<p>Bell, who died at age 72 on Friday (the 13th, no less), helped make the paranormal accessible — and acceptable — for millions with his nationally syndicated …

Paranormal

100 Sex Jokes That Are 100% Funny And 100% Dirty

"I shaved for nothing."

Grindr

In Moscow, a Sense of Relief After a Limited Syria Attack

MOSCOW — Moscow met the limited American-led airstrikes against Syria before dawn on Saturday with plenty of bluster and heated rhetoric, starting with an uncharacteristically quick response from President Vladimir V. Putin condemning the attack and accusing the United States of aggravating the …

Middle East

How to actually get work done on an iPad

Apple is touting its updated iPad as an education-focused device, once again pushing the idea that the iPad can replace a laptop (or Chromebook, in the case of classrooms). That's unlikely, but with the right tools, it <i>can</i> be a workable substitute in a pinch.<p>It takes more than a few classroom apps …

Apps

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Meditate Every Day, According To Science

Everyone knows meditation is good for you, but most people probably have no idea how, or why, exactly, it's so beneficial. Is it because it calms you …

Meditation

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

Inside a Two-Day Sex Party at a Nudist Resort

There's a lot to learn about yourself when you take your clothes off.<p>When I tell people I'm going to a naked resort in Jamaica, they respond as though I've just revealed my salary or the details of my last menstruation. It's a long blink or a visible shift backward in their seat. Several ask, after …

Middle Age

Master your big-screened Apple iPad with these handy tips and tricks

Behind the iPad’s slim exterior, Apple has hidden away a trove of tools and capabilities you can use to make your iPad experience faster or more …

Apps

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

5 Works of the Occult for Every Would-Be Wizard

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science, and a Guide to the Secret Power of the Universe<p>There are plenty of groups devoted to researching parapsychological …

Spirituality

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Education Technology

Tracing the History of the "Asian Woman Fetish"

<i>Illustrations by Juliana Wang</i><p>“I can’t compete with an Asian chick,” says the comedian Amy Schumer. When a busty, blue-eyed blond—a type that launched …

Feminism

‘Why I told my mother not to read my book’ – memoirs of a former wild girl

Claire Dederer has written what is surely one of the most excruciatingly frank memoirs ever – raw, revealing and explicit<p>In the days before I’m due to speak to the writer Claire Dederer, the Freudian in me (admittedly quite a diminutive figure) begins to wonder if she isn’t subconsciously trying to …

Books

David Byrne: ‘I’m able to talk in a social group now – not retreat into a corner’

At 65, the phenomenally creative David Byrne is still rock’s renaissance man. As he launches his first solo album in 14 years, he reveals why he’s started collecting reasons to be cheerful<p>The first time David Byrne came to the Roundhouse in Camden was in 1977, when his band, Talking Heads, …

University of Pennsylvania

How Protein Conquered America

<b>My bodega is only a little bigger than my studio apartment</b>, and sells no fewer than 10 kinds of Muscle Milk. In the drink cases, crowded with bottled water, Snapple, and Arizona iced tea, Muscle Milk occupies prime, eye-level real estate, protein counts splashed across the front of the bottles in …

6 Uses for Google Classroom Ask a Question

6 Ways to Ask A Question in Google Classroom One reason I love Google Classroom is how easy it is. If you’ve ever sent an email you have the …

'I Tried A No-Added-Sugar Challenge For A Month—And I Lost 7 Pounds'

"And no, I didn't give up pizza."<p>I have always laughed at people who suggest, in all seriousness, that fruit should be considered dessert. A slice of chocolate cake is dessert. Talenti banana chocolate swirl ice cream is dessert. But apples and peanut butter? Or frozen grapes? Insert eye roll …

Nutrition

68 amazing facts about Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr has likely played his last NHL game. But the future Hall of Famer entertained hockey fans across 24 seasons, playing an incredible 1,733 …

Ice Hockey

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

6 tips for cleaning your computer's hard drive

February 12 is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Follow these tips to keep your system hard drive clutter-free and help maximize free …

16 Google Sheets Templates for Almost Every Classroom

Flippity is a great service that provides easy-to-follow Google Sheets templates. Recently, Flippity added a new template that you can use to build …

Education Technology

Mac user? These 10 tricks will help you get more out of your machine

Mac users often know the ins and outs of their gear – after all, we’re generally talking about a passionate bunch who love their machine – but like most technology, it’s estimated we only use a small fraction of what a Mac can do.<p>If you’re like most, you stick to what you need, and don’t venture …

MacBook Air

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

'I don’t know how they live with themselves' – artist Nan Goldin​ takes on the billionaire family behind OxyContin

The photographer became an addict after getting hooked on a prescription opioid. Now clean, she is waging war on the art philanthropists who have profited from the crisis<p>Nan Goldin lights a cigarette and takes a puff. “My dealer came here 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I was one of his best …

Medicine

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

How to Drink Mindfully

A few years ago, I noticed a trend among the people I socialize with. Instead of suggesting we meet for coffee, it was, “Let’s get drinks!” Maybe …

Alcohol

How to digitize your handwritten notes

Make your scribbles searchable.<p>Computers and phones may be more ubiquitous than ever, but many people still prefer the traditional feeling of writing with ink on paper. After all, this method served us well for hundreds of years of human history. The problem is that you can't organize and search …

Apps

Hypothyroid In Men: What Are Underactive Thyroid Symptoms? ​| Men’s Health

A Growing Gut, a Sinking Sex Drive, and 7 Other Signs Your Thyroid Hormones Are Too Low<p>Here's how to tell if your hormones are out of whack<p>Getty<p>When I was 22 years old, I was eating healthy and working out five days a week—and I still put on 50 pounds in a six-month period.<p>Weight gain is one of the …

Life under Kim Jong Un

Recent North Korean escapees relate how the secretive country has changed under the “Great Successor.”

North Korea

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

Communist Party