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A Map Showing the Varied Origins of Predominant Accents Used In Specific Parts of the United States

In a lexical episode of Science Insider, narrator David Anderson maps out the rather varied origins of some of the most predominant accents that are …

United States

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

Neurology

PassProtect tells you if your password has been pwned

The right time to tell me my password has been exposed is before I use it; this extension can help.<p>By this point, it's more likely than not that at …

IT security

Asian Woman Records Sacramento, Calif., Police Officer Harassing Black Boyfriend

A man who was previously arrested by a cop is now alleging that the same cop has continued to harass him. But this time, it was caught on camera by …

Paris Jackson Talks Family Drama After Janet's BBMAs Performance

<b>Janet Jackson</b> gave an iconic performance at the <b>2018 Billboard Music Awards</b> in Las Vegas Sunday, whipping through a medley of hits and sharing an …

Donald Glover’s White Partner Doesn’t Make Him Any Less Black

The ‘Atlanta’ creator, musical artist (under the moniker Childish Gambino), and ‘Star Wars’ star is getting heat for having a white girlfriend. It’s …

Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Combatting Trump and Climate Change | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air (Ep. 37) from Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Listen to Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air episodes free, on demand. Larry Wilmore weighs in on Kanye West's politics and NFL players taking a knee …

Ruth Wilson, the schoolgirl who caught a cab to oblivion

She couldn’t drive, didn’t have a passport. You have to ask yourself, where could she have disappeared to for 22 years? Roxy Birch, friend<p>Two years ago I was contacted out of the blue by a retired police officer who asked if I remembered the case of Ruth Wilson, a 16-year-old girl who had gone …

Crime

'It feels like having a limb cut off': the pain of friendship breakups

Having close friendships is linked to better health, yet one in eight adults have no close friends at all<p>Face-to-face screaming rows don’t tend to happen. It’s very easy to break up via text message<p>Women tend not to call out their friends on the things that bother them, but when it’s a partner we …

Relationships

My Bipolar Disorder Makes Me Want to Spend Money I Don’t Have

Lots of people make ill-advised purchases. That’s probably why there are so many barely used treadmills languishing in family basements. But for me …

This woman perfectly deals with scammer posing as an IRS agent

People who pose as fake IRS representatives and try to scam unsuspecting people deserve your ire. It takes a particular kind of jerk to combine the …

Can you spot the baffling letter in this headline that 72 per cent of people miss?

What is in ‘everything’ yet is rarely spotted? The answer, somewhat surprisingly, is the letter ‘g’.<p>Despite seeing it millions of times, a new study has found that 72 per cent of people cannot identify the lowercase ‘looptail g’ - the form of the consonant where the lower arc is completed to form …

Research

This restaurant refuses to serve a vegan burger without dairy

What good is a vegan burger if it isn’t served vegan?<p>That is the question asked by Twitter user Grace when she visited Luna Grill in San Diego, …

All Milk Makeup Products Are Now Vegan

Milk Makeup, the beauty brains behind products including a holographic highlighter stick and full coverage foundation, has announced a change to its …

Google Docs: You're probably only using 10% of what this free word processor can do

There’s probably a lot you already know about Google Docs, the simple-to-use and free word processor that debuted 12 years ago this month.<p>Files are stored in the cloud, so you can access your work from anywhere in the world, on virtually any Internet-connected device, and your docs are protected …

Google

How Chromebooks became the go-to laptops for security experts

When the team behind Google's Chrome OS software and Chromebooks set out to reinvent the laptop, it quickly zeroed in on security as an area where it could bring a fresh perspective.<p>"On Chrome OS, we were like, 'We control all the pieces. We can do better,'" Will Drewry, a principal software …

Google

How to get all of your data back from Google

When a company is interested in getting as much of your personal information as it can the most important thing you need to look into is how you can …

3-Year-Old Encased in Concrete Could Have Been Saved Multiple Times, Official Says

(WICHITA, Kan.) — Multiple chances were missed to save a 3-year-old Wichita boy before he was found encased in concrete, a former Kansas welfare …

Progressives storm Democratic primaries

Veteran blue-state incumbents are hitting unexpected turbulence this year.<p>Progressive insurgents are launching challenges to Democratic members of Congress in some of the country’s bluest districts, sparked by deep frustration with the party establishment and anti-Trump anger.<p>Most of the …

Middle-class

Five Chromebook hacks that give your laptop surprising new talents

Chromebooks may be impressively versatile, but a good Chromebook hack helps it break out of its browser-based confines and try new talents on for size. Top of the list, of course, is the ability to install a full Linux desktop operating system via the Crouton project. But there’s a lot you can …

Our Complacency About the Flu Is Killing Us

Everyone’s talking—and rightly so—about this year’s flu season, which is on its way to becoming the worst in 15 years. The news is full of stories …

I jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. One sentence could have stopped me.

In 2000, I attempted suicide by jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge. Prior to that, I was filled with extraordinary fear, and desperate shame. Around the world, we lose a man to suicide every minute of every day. This could have been me.<p>Back then I kept it all in. Instead of opening up and …

Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to …

Exclusive First Look: Netflix's sci-fi series 'Altered Carbon'

Sci-fi television reaches a new level on Feb. 2 when <i>Altered Carbon</i> arrives on Netflix.<p>The series, an adaptation of Richard K. Morgan's 2002 novel, is set more than 300 years in the future. Technology looks nothing like today's: Human consciousness is digitized in something akin to a memory stick, …

Altered Carbon

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news …

Democratic lawmaker: We might have to file articles of impeachment against Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal said last week that President Donald Trump has already committed "significant constitutional impeachable violations" and added that Democrats might have to file articles of impeachment if the Republican majority does not act.<p>Jayapal made the comments on the …

Miami firefighters dismissed after noose, 'phallic renderings' found on black colleague's photos

Six Miami firefighters — including the son of a former fire chief — have been cut loose from the department after authorities found a noose over a black colleague’s photos which had also been defaced with sexually explicit images.<p>An internal investigation was triggered by an incident on Sept. 9, …

Vegan Cornmeal Pizza Crust Recipe

A simple vegan recipe for a homemade pizza dough using cornmeal, yeast and water. If you've got plenty of cornmeal on hand, making a pizza crust is a …