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10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

NBC dumps Donald Trump: Broadcaster cuts ties

NBC Universal has finally had enough of Donald Trump.<p>The company is ending its business relationship with its controversial longtime content …

We can respect same-sex marriage and religious freedom

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Hello. My name is Ana, and I support marriage equality." For many years, I felt like being a pro-same sex marriage Republican would land me in a 12-step program.<p>Unlike Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and so many other Americans, I didn't evolve on the issue. I don't remember a time in my …

LGBTQI

Sex, sea air and stupidity: 5 things we learned about Jane Austen

Here are the key things we learned about the novelist from Professor John Mullan's insightful talk at the Hay Festival<p>It's 200 years since Jane Austen's Emma was first published. As he marked the bicentennial in a talk at the <b>Hay Festival</b>, John Mullan - professor at University College London and …

Microsoft To Bring Cortana To iOS And Android With Companion App

Microsoft is not limiting the features of Windows 10 to people who play entirely in its own sandbox; the company announced today, via a video hosted by MS operating system lead Joe Belfiore, that both Android and iOS devices will be getting access to a companion app that gives them access to …

Charter buys Time Warner Cable in $55B deal

Charter Communications (CHTR) said Tuesday that it is buying Time Warner Cable (TWC) for $55.3 billion, forging ahead with its theory that broadening its presence nationally would provide the leverage it needs to fend off the challenges in the turbulent pay-TV industry.<p>Including Time Warner Cable's …

Time Warner

Why good people do bad things

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of us want to do the right thing. We don't want to steal office supplies or lie on an expense report. But we all face temptations, and sometimes we give in to them. A new study suggests that being aware of these temptations, and thinking about their long-term consequences, could help …

Psychology

London Thieves Take Up To $300 Million In Gems In Easter Heist

In a complex crime that relied on a descent down an elevator shaft and on heavy cutting equipment, thieves made away with up to $300 million in gems and other valuables stolen from a secure facility where jewelry stores often stow their holdings. It could go down as the richest heist in Britain's …

Kent

How We Shot This Photo Of A Floating Woman With A Simple Lighting Trick

Do you remember your first eye-opening experience with lighting in photography? I think it happend to me while watching one of David Hobby’s …

Meditation sweeps corporate America, but it's for their health. Not yours

As a fairly regular meditator, I naturally responded with only a slight smile and a deep sense of imperturbable inner peace to the latest crop of articles asserting that mindfulness has conquered the highest levels of American corporate life.<p>This most recent coverage has been triggered by Mindful …

Meditation

Closing Silk Road 2.0 Isn't Going to Stop Anyone from Selling Drugs Online

Long-term, this bust makes no difference. A new .onion website will be online in a few days, selling drugs to anyone who wants them. In fact, there are dozens already.<p>​ Any coders out there fancy a new job? Working from home, you'll choose your own hours and, to a certain extent, set your own …

Science Reveals a Potentially Groundbreaking Medical Use for Marijuana

<b>The news:</b> While a number of marijuana's potential health benefits have been repeatedly documented for years, scientists and doctors are still …

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Sunny Side of Surviving

Despite its optimistic heroine, Netflix's new show, created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has a profound take on victimhood and surviving trauma.<p>“White dudes hold the record for creepy crimes, but females are strong as hell!” sings an Auto-Tuned, Antoine Dodson-/Charles Ramsey-type character in a …

'It Follows': The Story Behind the Year's Creepiest Film

It started with a nightmare. "I'm around 10 or 11 years old, and I'm at school, playing with my friends at recess," David Robert Mitchell says, …

Horror