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This Viral Twitter Thread Nails Why Mental Illness Make People So Tired

"For me, 'I’m tired' is not a complaint or pessimistic. It’s merely a fact of life."<p><i>If you are thinking about suicide or just need to talk to someone, you can speak to someone by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and or by texting HOME to 741741, the Crisis</i> …

Mental Health

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

Nuclear Energy

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

A Racist in the Oval Office

Donald Trump grew up in a wealthy white enclave in Queens, and he first came to public attention in 1973, when the Justice Department sued his father’s real-estate company for refusing to rent apartments to people “because of race and color.” (Trump strongly denied the charges, which eventually led …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Viral

19 Books To Read Before The Movie Comes Out In 2018

Another year of awesome movie adaptations!

I Found Out I Had Asperger’s at 33

<i>Those with Asperger syndrome are said to sit on the “high-functioning” end of the autism spectrum. While all subtypes of autism are now technically</i> …

Autism

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

28 Times In 2017 Gal Gadot Made You Go 😍 😍 😍

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Daredevil 'rooftopper' unwittingly films his own death and plummets 62 storeys while performing skyscraper stunt

A 'rooftopper' unwittingly filmed his own death as he was performing a daredevil skyscraper stunt.<p>Wu Yongning was known for scaling tall buildings …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Billy Bush: Yes, Donald Trump, You Said That

He said it. “Grab ’em by the pussy.”<p>Of course he said it. And we laughed along, without a single doubt that this was hypothetical hot air from America’s highest-rated bloviator. Along with Donald Trump and me, there were seven other guys present on the bus at the time, and every single one of us …

Donald Trump

81 Fun Facts That'll Make Everyone You Know Say "I Never Knew That!"

The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life!<p>1. German chocolate cake is named after a guy named Sam German, <i>not</i> the country.<p>2. Almost as many people were killed by guillotine in Nazi Germany as in the French Revolution.<p>3. The creature that kills the most people …

Former British MI6 spy reveals how to remember information without writing it down

Remembering things can be hard.<p>Former British Secret Service MI6 and Australian Secret Intelligence Service agent Warren Reed learned a simple technique during his spy training to help remember any information without writing it down.<p>One of the very first things spies learn is how to train their …

Creative Writing

Impossible Things I’ve Seen Computers Do in Network Crime Dramas

Zoom in on and enhance a grainy, stamp-size photograph of another, even grainier photograph to find the image of a criminal’s face in a rearview-mirror reflection.<p>Use Wi-Fi to reprogram a bomb so that it plays Imagine Dragons’s “Radioactive” instead of detonating inside Buckingham Palace.<p>Determine …

Having These Personality Traits Might Mean You're Evil

We talked to Dr. Michael H. Stone, author of 'The Anatomy of Evil,' about the qualities that unite the worst people in history.<p>Dr. Michael H. Stone first came to prominence in 2005, when the <i>New York Times</i> outlined the 22-level hierarchy he designed to classify what he called the "Gradations of …

Crime

Everything You Should Know Before Seeing Justice League

After what feels like decades of anticipation, Zack Snyder’s <i>Justice League</i> is coming out next week. To get a refresher before seeing the film, there …

How a Master Grifter Taught the FBI to Crack Open the Art of the Deal

‘I have the capability of putting together deals and making people believe something that is not there.’<p>David Howard’s <i>Chasing Phil</i> tells the story of …

Inside Pyongyang, the Loneliest City in the World

Eddo Hartmann spent four years photographing North Korea. Now, as tensions rise with the United States, he finds a city on edge.

North Korea

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs That Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, NPR Music asks 10 public radio DJs and music directors to send in the songs they can't get enough of. The songs they select often paint a picture of their local music scene, and this month, several of them chose to highlight rising stars.<p>opbmusic's Jerad Walker chose a song by …

Grateful Dead

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The physics of time travel isn’t just the stuff of science fiction

We’re all time travelers nowadays. We project ourselves mentally into the misty past and the risky future. We revisit and revise our memories. We invent possible futures and explore them with anticipation and desire. We’re temporal experts and manipulators; we have flashbacks and flashforwards and …

Physics

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Watch S.N.L. Address Wonder Woman’s “Super Gay” Legacy

Kate McKinnon and her co-stars cleverly tackle what’s missing from the summer blockbuster.<p>During a surprisingly charming “Weekend Update” segment about grappling with his recently-diagnosed borderline personality disorder, <i>S.N.L.</i> cast member <b>Pete Davidson</b> joked that he should be allowed to be in more …

How to stop your devices from listening to (and saving) everything you say

Yes, voice technology is amazing. You can ask your phone a question. You can talk to your speaker system and book an Uber. With the right setup, your voice can lock the doors, dim the lights and change the thermostat. All across America, people are embracing their oral fixation.<p>But while virtual …

Smart Homes

Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues

College involved "many anxiety attacks and many trips home" for Daniel Share-Strom, an autistic 27-year-old motivational speaker in Bradford, Ontario. It wasn't just the challenge of organizing his assignments and fighting the disability office for the extra time he needed for tests. It was also …

Autism

Sex change regret: Gender reversal surgery is on the rise, so why aren't we talking about it?

Around five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a visit at his Belgrade clinic: a transgender person who had undergone surgery at different clinic to remove male genitalia - and since changed their mind.<p>That was the first time Prof …

Physiology

Hugh Hefner damaged countless women’s lives. Let’s not pretend otherwise

Civil rights supporter or not, the Playboy icon was a sexual predator, hardly better than Bill Cosby<p>Hugh Hefner has died, and already a slew of rosy obituaries are surfacing from those who knew him, those who idealized his Playboy Mansion life, and those who want to pay tribute to his impact on the …

Apple iOS 11 Starts Causing Problems

Apple iOS 11 is packed full of features (including many secret ones), but following reports of several bugs my Upgrade Guide advised iPhone users in particular should hold off updating. This now looks a wise move because iOS 11 is causing problems…<p>A new report from mobile security firm Wandera …

iOS