Todd Starbuck

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It's Time to End the 'Data Is' vs 'Data Are' Debate

Data is Data is Data is<p>Last week I published a story with the headline “Either This Data is Incorrect, or These Physicists Just Changed the World.” Shortly thereafter, my inbox was overrun with emails about the story that weren’t about content of the article, but rather the grammatical error in its …

Linguistics

These ‘hurt me’ sex memes are hilariously painful

Everyone has a kink. It varies from person to person, but for many, consensual BDSM and S&M play a major role in their bedroom activities. Often, …

McDonald's

Engineers Discover a Glaringly Simple Way to Detect Bombs And Hidden Weapons

How did we not know this already?<p>You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic device to the glory …

Wi-Fi

Elizabeth Warren Put a Stake in the Ground. We Should Pay Close Attention.

If corporations want to be treated like people then they should be punished like them, too.<p>It is not often that you see a politician put a stake in the ground, run a big bright flag up it, and declare that this is where I stand, dammit. This is what Senator Professor Warren, a daughter of Oklahoma, …

Middle-class

Microsoft’s phone-to-Windows app is available for Android

If you've been waiting to be able to access your Android phone's files and notifications on your Windows desktop, you can relax. The PC app, called "Your Phone," is now available for everyone, not just Insiders.<p>So far, Your Phone will let you drag and drop photos from your Android-powered mobile …

Android Phones

Top 10 Free Windows File Wranglers

You spend a whole lot of time each day moving, copying, trashing, browsing, and otherwise fiddling with all the files stored on your PC, and you …

Software

Cosplay Gallery: Fan Expo Boston 2018

Comics fans and pop culture aficionados alike braved the rain this weekend to attend <b>Fan Expo Boston</b> at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. …

Anime

21 Graffiti Artists That Are Just As Good As Banksy

Who knew a printing sign could be so amusing? H/T r/MildyVandalised.

Banksy

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Weight Loss

This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

The Best Cosplay From RTX 2018

RTX, Rooster Teeth’s big annual convention, was held in Austin earlier this month, and amidst the panels and live shows was some very good …

Anime

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

A Delectably Mouthwatering Smoked Watermelon That Looks, Smells and Slices Like Smoked Meat

Ducks Eatery in New York City has brilliantly created a truly unique delectably mouthwatering way to serve watermelon. They first strip the fruit of …

Food

17 verbs that cut fat from your writing

Verbs are the powerhouse of your sentences; choose them wisely.<p>Another issue that I see frequently in the work that I edit is weak verbs coupled with …

Creative Writing

Here's Why This Leading Marketing Firm is Betting Big on Blockchain and Cannabis

Learn from the combination and growth of these two emerging markets.<p>Successful entrepreneurs aim to keep their finger on the pulse of emerging markets so that they have the opportunity to capitalize on them. Which is why so many are wondering if emerging industries such as blockchain and cannabis …

Cannabis

On The Late Show, Joe Manganiello and Stephen Colbert go off-quest, talk D&D for nine minutes

Giant, happy tree-man Joe Manganiello might technically have been on last night’s <i>Late Show</i> to talk about his upcoming quest to save the floundering …

Stephen Colbert

Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

32 George Washington Memes That Should Be In The History Books

George Washington seemed like a funny guy. Well, these George Washington memes are straight from the school history books and probably television...

George Washington

The Go-Go’s Gave Us the Beat and So Much More

When the Go-Go’s’ debut album came out in 1981, it provided sweet vindication for girls like me. I was a California-born punk-rock pirate marooned at a Midwestern public high school. No one invited smart-alecks to the prom, especially ones who openly mocked the idea of slow dancing to “Stairway to …

Music

We Tried These Money Apps & Saved Hundred of Dollars

For some people, managing money comes down to grabbing a piece of computer paper, jotting down their outgoing expenses, their incoming funds, and …

Personal Finance

Philippines holds mass breastfeeding event to combat child deaths

Several hundred Philippine mothers have nursed their babies in public at a government-backed event. The campaign aims to get more mothers to start …

Breast Feeding

20+ Comic Con 2018 Cosplays That We Can’t Help but Gasp and Marvel At

San Diego Comic Con is a staple for the comic and TV show communities around the world — it has the most recent trailers of our favorite movies and …

Comic-Con

Swimwear-themed cosplayers take over Michigan beach at Cosplay Beach Party

Here are many of the people at Cosplay Beach Party 2018 in the swimsuit version of their costumes.

Michigan

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

How to Stop Saying “Um,” “Ah,” and “You Know”

Um.<p>Ah.<p>So.<p>You Know.<p>Like.<p>Right?<p>Well.<p>When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These may give us a moment to collect our thoughts before we press on, and in some cases, they may be useful …

Body Language