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The reason thousands of Swedish people are inserting microchips into themselves

Thousands of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless credit cards, key cards, and even rail cards, into their bodies. Once the chip is underneath your skin, there is no longer any need to worry about misplacing a card or carrying a heavy wallet. But for many …

Singularity

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States.<p><b>Edward Baptist</b> argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” that the forced migration and …

Black History

The Man Busting Narendra Modi’s Tall Tales

In 2017, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed in an official document that it had set up floodlights for hundreds of miles along …

India

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists in India. This is what she learned.

NEW DELHI — In India, many consider them “monsters.”<p>Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India. Over the past three years, she has interviewed 100 of them for her doctoral thesis at the criminology department of …

India

This book is the marriage bible for ‘alt-right’ women, and it was written in 1963

‘Trad wives’ unite…if your husband allows you to<p>The same year Betty Friedan’s <i>Feminine Mystique</i> rocked American households by defining the …

A philosopher who studies life changes says our biggest decisions can never be rational

At some point, everyone reaches a crossroads in life: Do you decide to take that job and move to a new country, or stay put? Should you become a parent, or continue your life unencumbered by the needs of children?<p>Instinctively, we try to make these decisions by projecting ourselves into the future, …

Philosophy

How Porn Is Changing a Generation of Girls

Watching natural-looking people engaging in sex that is consensual, pleasurable and realistic may not be harmful--heck, it might be a good idea--but …

Northern California

Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mom asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business

When the brothers were in elementary school, their parents were in a near-death car accident from which their mother managed to escape with just a few broken bones — but their father lost the use of his right hand.<p>The stress and frustration from his physical therapy caused him to develop a harsh …

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p>Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p><b>Duration</b> 20-30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It won't kill your pump …

Read This Book. It'll Rattle You.

A scholar-analyst makes a historical case for the threat of a U.S.-China war.<p>Before settling in for pleasurable summer books, read Graham Allison's "Destined for War: Can America and China escape Thucydides's Trap?"<p>A warning label: It's going to scare the hell out of you.<p>It starts with the Athenian …

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

Workouts

The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps

Having strong biceps is an advantage for athletes in a myriad of sports, including hockey, badminton, baseball, football, and more.<p>As an orthopedic …

Muscle

31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

It's a whole new season of fresh reads!

The 25 most powerful militaries in the world

An all-out fight may be the only real way to compare military strength, but fortunately, the world hasn't had many opportunities lately.<p>Despite an increasingly tense situation in the South China Sea, continued fighting in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, warfare between …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

These Are TIME's Most Anticipated Books of 2017

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Books

Silicon Valley's new craze is flying to Peru to take a psychedelic you can't legally get in America

Psychedelics and tech entrepreneurship have long gone hand in hand. Steve Jobs experimented with LSD. Bill Gates dropped acid on occasion.<p>Ayahuasca, a psychedelic drug that induces mind-boggling hallucinations, is Silicon Valley's latest infatuation. Tim Ferriss, a well-known angel investor, …

Why Socrates Hated Democracy

The modern world is wonderful in many ways (dentistry is good, cars are…<p>In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>…

If You’re Ready for Jokes, the Best Memes from the Obamas’ and Trumps’ White House Meeting

President and Michelle Obama welcomed president-elect Donald and future First Lady Melania Trump to the White House yesterday, spawning a few seriously surreal photo ops, and, of course, a million memes. While there’s nothing funny (to at least half the country) about Trump’s election, and the rush …

A graphic history of sex: ‘There is no gene that drives sexuality. All sexuality is learned’

Changes in sexuality over time have made the modern family what it is. What next? Homa Khaleeli asks the authors of a groundbreaking graphic guide, The Story of Sex<p>Philip Larkin famously announced that sexual intercourse began in 1963 (“Between the end of the ‘Chatterley’ ban / And the Beatles’ …

Anthropology

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

This Device Lets You wake Up Inside Your Dreams

Lucid Dreamer is an ingenious device programmed to detect REM sleep, the time when people dream more vividly, and emit low electrical impulses to …

The first pop song ever written by artificial intelligence is pretty good, actually

We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI can write some pretty good pop songs, too.<p>Researchers at Sony have been working on AI-generated music for years, and has previously used AI to create …

Artificial Intelligence

Atul Gawande: for the first time in human history, ineptitude is a bigger problem than ignorance

The New Yorker writer and surgeon joins The Ezra Klein Show to explain why our idea of failure is so wrong.<p>You can get a little dizzy just thinking about how much Atul Gawande gets done every year.<p>Gawande’s main job is as a cancer surgeon — he performs around 200 surgeries a year. He’s also …

Health Care

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Attention-Seeking Guy From New Jersey Paddleboards to Meeting in a Suit<p>Lifting Slow and Steady May Help You Make More Gains<p>The 20-minute Functional …

Workouts

Ten Rules For Raising Testosterone for a Stronger, Leaner Body | Poliquin Article

Testosterone is the most significant of hormones, being vital for physical fitness and wellness. For both men and women, low testosterone can lead to …

How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I think of morality as a feather that shifts in the wind and occasionally brushes your face delightfully as it falls to earth.<p>I'm still perturbed, however, whether technology has a fine grasp of it. Or …

Autonomous Cars

Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died in the 1940s by Anne Sebba – review

From female soldiers insulted by men to the prostitutes who heroically sheltered airmen – a reminder that half the story of the second world war remains untold<p>One of the greatest scenes from the hit French television series <i>Un Village Français</i>, a chronicle of the second world war viewed from a …

17 Things Everyone Should Know About Metabolism

"Calories in, calories out" doesn't even begin to cover it.