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7 Things People With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Wish Others Would Stop Saying

<i>Joy Green of The Mighty on what people get wrong about generalized anxiety disorder.</i><p>Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive, …

Depression

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What It’s Like to Be Black and Atheist

African-Americans are statistically the most religious group in the U.S. Leaving that community can be extremely hard, and carry a heavy price.<p>On …

My Minimalist Animal Illustrations

A collection of animal illustrations where I use the background colour to integrate the shape and colour of the animal.

Father Writes a Great Letter About Censorship When Son Brings Home Permission Slip to Read Ray Bradbury’s Censored Book, Fahrenheit 451

How does censorship come about in advanced, ostensibly democratic societies? In some cases, through institutions colluding in ways that go unnoticed …

Ray Bradbury

These students’ animated short film about a sad robot who washes dishes will leave you breathless

Chapman film school over-achiever Tom Teller is the director behind <i>Hum</i>, a stunning and award-winning short film. Here, a sad robot relegated to a …

Animation

Graphic Designer Spends Entire Year Creating a New Minimalist Movie Poster Every Day

When graphic designer Peter Majarich rang in 2016, he opted for a particularly unique New Year’s resolution: to design a new movie poster each day.<p>Majarich views the project—aptly titled <i>A Movie Poster A Day</i>—as both an artistic endeavor and a personal challenge. The cinematic series emerged as a way …

Graphic Design

Study Finds CTE in College Football Players from Over 100 Teams

The Concussion Legacy Foundation released a study Wednesday that revealed former college football players from over 100 programs had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).<p>In total, 138 former football players out of 152 studied at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, or 91 percent, were diagnosed with the …

College Football

The world's first wind-hydro turbines will generate energy even when there's no breeze

One of the biggest challenges wind farms face is how to generate power when there’s no wind. Max Bögl Wind AG and GE Renewable Energy are attempting …

Bagpipe Monday: Who Replaces Brian Kelly?

After Notre Dame’s loss to N.C. State, many of us called for the head of Brian Kelly and others demanded we give the names of those that we think …

Notre Dame

Spotify in 'Advanced Talks' to Purchase SoundCloud

Streaming music service and Apple Music rival Spotify is in "advanced talks" to acquire audio distribution platform SoundCloud, reports <i>Financial Times</i>. Little information is available on the terms of the potential deal at this time.<p>SoundCloud, which allows users to upload, promote, and share audio …

Elon Musk has ambitious plans for Mars. Are they as crazy as they sound?

The SpaceX founder has become the face of entrepreneurial space exploration – and ambition. What does the established space science community think of him?<p>Entrepreneur Elon Musk has set himself an ambitious timeline for the colonization of Mars. The South Africa-born magnate estimates that his …

Space Travel

FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.<p>The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that every U.S. college student needs to fill out in order to be eligible for any need-based financial aid. That includes …

College & University

Will $120m video game Star Citizen ever be ready to launch?

Star Citizen is an epic game development project, crowdfunded to the tune of $124m (million!) and directed by industry legend Chris Roberts. But …

Gaming

The Real Reason 5 Decades of Women’s Progress Has Stalled

The 21st century has not been great for women.<p>Despite living in an era of empowerment conferences, you-go-girl advertisements, and self-avowed …

If you don’t understand Black Lives Matter after Terence Crutcher’s death, you never will

His car broke down. An officer said he looked “bad.” Now he’s dead.<p>Countless studies, statistics, investigations, and anecdotes tell us that a person’s race can determine the kinds of interactions he or she will have with the police — and how likely it is that he or she will survive the …

Law Enforcement

A world without work is coming – it could be utopia or it could be hell

Robots will eventually do all our jobs, but we need to start planning to avert social collapse<p>Most of us have wondered what we might do if we didn’t need to work – if we woke up one morning to discover we had won the lottery, say. We entertain ourselves with visions of multiple homes, trips around …

Income Inequality

Adele: 'I Owe 90% of My Career' to Amy Winehouse

Singer praises deceased soul vocalist with stirring tribute and Bob Dylan cover<p>Adele took a moment during her concert in Boston Wednesday to honor …

La La Land Review: A Musical for People Who Hate Musicals

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone star in Damien Chazelle's enchanting followup to 'Whiplash' as lovers who are star-crossed in a distinctly modern way.<p>The movie musical is dead. It's been dead for over half a century, when Hollywood studios stopped making them with regularity and moviegoers grew out of …

A Friend Told Me He Thinks About Me While Masturbating

Dave Holmes is here to help.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Potential for pain, embarrassment, and heartbreak lurks around every corner. It's hard to do it on your own, and sometimes you need a fresh perspective. Got a question about relationships, …

Relationships

Poverty Can Alter Your DNA So You’re At Greater Risk For Depression

Being poor isn’t just about not having money–it also has damaging physical effects.<p>Being poor is about more than just finances. A growing body of research has shown for awhile that the cycle of poverty is also psychological–and physiological. Having no money makes people stressed, which changes …

Chances are that you know somebody who constantly bangs on about that "awesome screenplay" they're working on - that elusive project they pour all …

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love?

Relationship<p>We call it love. It feels like love. But the most exhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the …

It's Official: Apple Is Just Milking Its Cash Cows

Apple's recent announcement continues the company's descent into becoming just another tech vendor.<p>Ever since Steve Jobs died in 2011, I've been hoping that the momentum he created would continue to propel Apple forward.<p>Alas, I've now come to the conclusion that Apple has lost the innovative elan …

Apple Watch

Human-Robot Relationships Will Never Make the Leap From Sex to Love

If sex robots could love, would they even be robots at all?<p>Could a robot designed as a sexual companion ever feel something like love for me? And could I, as a human with emotional intelligence, ever feel love for it? These questions challenge our definition of love, but they also challenge our …

Robotics

Will Smith Grapples with Love, Time, and Helen Mirren in Collateral Beauty

See the lyrical drama’s very first trailer, which also features Kate Winslet and Keira Knightley.<p><i>Collateral Beauty</i> may seem, at first, like the sort of movie you’ve seen before. Its trailer, debuting exclusively on VanityFair.com, begins with an evocative voiceover about Big Themes: love, time, …

Movies

A College Student Created A Powerful Photo Series Inspired By Brock Turner's Release

"It happens to anyone." WARNING: The post contains graphic images.

Metroid Fans See 'Federation Force' as an Identity Crisis

But this 3DS spinoff will not be the end of the series.<p><i>Metroid Prime: Federation Force</i>, the multiplayer 3DS FPS spin-off Nintendo unveiled last …

Metroid

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An African fable on how humans learned to walk could be the most translated short story ever

A fable on how humans learnt to walk upright is the most translated short story in African history, according to the group that published it. The piece was written by award-winning veteran Kenyan author, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and published by the Pan-African collective Jalada Africa. Titled “The …

Books