Christopher Kovach

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Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along

The Trump voter is often portrayed in media and pop culture as a working-class white person, down on their luck and desperate for change. These …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Your Amazon Echo Can Actually Help You Parent With These 9 Hacks Because Technology Rules

Right now, my Amazon Echo is sitting in my living room, waiting to be utilized as a glorified speaker and kitchen timer when I get home later and ask it to play my cooking playlist, then set an oven timer. I know that there are other people like me out there who aren't using their dear friend Alexa …

Kids

Download this: Microsoft's new app makes photo transfers much easier

If you use a PC, then you know that transferring files between your phone and your computer can be a huge pain. Well, Microsoft finally has a …

Apps

'Backpack Kid' Upstaged Katy Perry On 'SNL' And Mesmerized The Internet

Last night, a star was born.<p>It takes a lot to upstage Katy Perry, but Backpack Kid managed to do it.<p>Perry, who channeled Beetlejuice in a black and white striped coat, performed “Swish Swish” ― which is thought to be a Taylor Swift diss track ― on the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” this …

Bark app helps protect kids from cyberbullying and suicide, while safeguarding their privacy

Can a mobile application that uses artificial intelligence become a useful tool in the fight against online bullying?<p>Bark, a mobile safety app …

SitePoint is the ultimate learn-how-to-code strategy

You may be aware of sites like <b>Udemy</b> that offer online courses to make you better at doing the things you’re interested in. However, if you’re interested in programming, then SitePoint is probably a <b>better option</b> for you.<p>If you were to take the learn-how-to-code route through Udemy’s model, you’ll …

Fight the power: documentaries to unleash the activist in you

Children in poverty, rape in the military, mass murderers at large … Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker picks 10 powerful documentaries to galvanise you into action<p>More inspiring culture for 2017<p>The documentaries praised on these pages are all ones that fired me up, galvanised me into action, …

Al Gore

Hillary Clinton's mannequin challenge is here with an important message

Don't stand still, vote today.<p>This is the slogan of Hillary Clinton's take on the mannequin challenge, filmed entirely on her campaign plane and …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of October 2016

Forget the falling leaves. Stay cozy inside with your TV.<p>The movie theater will be full of must-see films in October—but, you know, going to the movies takes a lot of effort. And money. And motivation. Why not stay home instead, where streaming an awesome drama, comedy, or thriller is as easy as …

What is Einstein's theory of relativity?

Albert Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity rule the field of classical physics.<p>Their effects can be seen in our everyday lives and …

‘The Silence of the Lambs’ Making-Of Documentary: How the ‘Replacement Players’ Made an Enduring Classic

From the IndieWire Vault: Imagine a "Silence" with Gene Hackman and Michelle Pfeiffer.<p>“The Silence of the Lambs” belongs to an exclusive club: …

30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of August 2016

Avoid the sweltering summer heat by staying in to watch these movies.<p>August is hot. As in, really hot. Which means that every American's best friend during this sweltering season is an air-conditioner. And a couch. And a TV remote that also controls a movie-streaming app. Luckily, there'll be …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Entertainment

U.S. Open 2016: How to watch live online, TV coverage from Oakmont

Find out when and how to watch the 2016 U.S. Open television and streaming live online from Thursday through Sunday as it emanates from Oakmont in …

The biggest question about the beginning of the Universe

“Where did it come from” is pretty high up there!<p><i>“Space is certainly something more complicated than the average person would probably realize. Space</i> …

Dark Matter

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.<p>Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and …

Is All the Universe From Nothing?

In March, a team of researchers based in Antarctica announced they’d detected gravitational waves, faint echoes from the first moments of the Big …

What Is The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation?

<i>The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation is the afterglow of the Big Bang; one of the strongest lines of evidence we have that this event happened.</i> …