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National Day of Unplugging Urges People to Turn Off And Tune In

If you haven't printed out this article to read on a bean bag chair with a hot cup of tea and your digital devices turned off, you may not be fully taking advantage of the National Day of Unplugging.<p>Celebrated the first Friday in March every year since 2010, the day is a way to disconnect from …

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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was …

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

Will We Ever Give Up on Finding MH370?

More than a year later, we still have no trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. What happens if one year becomes two, or three, or five?<p>For the briefest of moments last week, it looked like the search for MH370 might be over. Sonar images from ocean depths of nearly 13,000 feet revealed "multiple …

I Was a Psychologist at an Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

"I wouldn't say I was brave. Or maybe it <em>is</em> bravery, but the most important thing in my mind is to look objectively at the risks and decide whether or not you think you could help."<p><i>Aid workers preparing to enter Ebola treatment unit. Image via CDC Global</i><p><i>Dr. Theresa Jones, 26, a clinical</i> …

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You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story

In an excerpt from his new book, The Innovators, Walter Isaacson recounts the improbable story of the online encyclopedia that has proven its …

Ebola Is Coming. A Travel Ban Won't Stop Outbreaks

Ebola has officially gone global.<p>The World Health Organization recently confirmed that a Spanish nurse was the first case of transmission outside Africa. Now it seems the first patient diagnosed in the United States transmitted the disease before he died.<p>More outbreaks are on their way.<p>While …

#theLIST: The Top 10 Runway Looks From Spring 2015

See the designs that won the season, from New York, London, Milan and Paris.<p>See the designs that won the season, from New York, London, Milan and Paris.

Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

Here's The Science Behind Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall

Yes, people have been drinking pumpkin spice lattes for a month now. But fall doesn't begin officially until tonight, when autumnal equinox arrives. That means shorter days, cozy sweaters, and of course brilliant foliage.<p>But have you ever wondered why leaves change color in the fall, and why they …

Five errors that immediately get your resume rejected at Google

• You can easily get busted. The internet, reference checks, and people who worked at your company in the past can all reveal your fraud.<br>• Lies follow you forever. Fib on your resume and 15 years later get a big promotion and are discovered? Fired. And try explaining that in your next interview.<br>• Our …

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A Brief Guide to Overcoming Instant Gratification

It’s no secret that we live in the Age of Instant gratification.<p>That’s not news. But Paul Roberts has written an excellent essay at The American …

Why This Media Startup Is Betting On Print Newspapers

California Sunday, based in San Francisco, is giving the West Coast some new weekend reading.<p>Most of America’s magazines are based in New York City, which houses media giants like Conde Nast and Time Inc. But it always struck Douglas McGray, a journalist who has contributed to the <i>New York Times</i> …

Is this the end of Britishness? | Ian Jack

Photograph: Dougie Wallace<p>A hen party in Blackpool.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/9/16/1410855925096/2bc66963-629d-47d5-9ad0-c8c6e6a31998-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Dougie Wallace<p>A hen party in …

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google’s Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

The Resilient City: New York After 9/11

What began as an apparent accident ended in unbelievable horror. Throughout the next year, the city changed but its resilience never did.<p>Three …

Remembering Joan Rivers: Groundbreaking Feminist Icon

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Dan Grossi—AP<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture …

How to Prepare for Your Digital Afterlife

Working out what to do with someone's online presence has become part of the modern grieving process, but on the whole, we're in denial about our digital legacies. Here's how to clean up the puddle of life you're going to leave online when you expire.<p><i>Photo via Flickr.</i><p>Preparing for death was a much …

22 Reasons We'll Miss Joan Rivers

The world just a got a lot less funny and a lot less honest.<p>The outspoken comedian died today at age 81.

How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A Lie

Insights from the time-diaries collected from Americans over the past 11 years show we’re shifting in our priorities.<p>If you can’t catch a breath during the frantic daily grind, don’t blame it on not having any free time.<p>Americans actually have more leisure time, are less rushed, less stressed, and …

You'll Want to Copy All These NYFW Street-Style Looks

They don't call it the concrete catwalk for nothing.<p>Hit the pavement any day during New York Fashion Week, and you'll understand why they call it the concrete catwalk. Want in on all the off-runway action? You're in luck—we've dispatched Tyler Joe of <i>Not Your Average Joe</i> to the swarming-with-style …

One in four Americans with college degrees shouldn’t have bothered

Roughly 25% of those with bachelor’s degrees in the US derive no economic benefit from their diplomas.<p>That’s the takeaway from analysts at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The same analysts have argued in the past that the benefits of a college degree, on average, still outweigh the costs. …

Watch: This Is What It Looks Like To Get Tasered

(Literally) the most shocking Internet video ever made, with GIFs!<p><b>Ever see the bad guys taken down</b> on <i>Cops</i> and wondered just what it would feel like to get zapped by a Taser? Photographer Patrick Hall did, and he decided to make an art project out of it. Getting together a group of (willing) models, …