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This sex-positive dating app connects people through their fantasies

As with, well, everything really, the internet has changed the dating game. Just think how ubiquitous the phrase “swipe right” has become.<p>Yet while apps like Tinder work for many people, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to sexuality. It’s in these realms outside …

Relationships

I'm a financial planner — here's why I won't buy a home

Some people seem surprised when I tell them I rent by choice.<p>I'm a business owner and financial planner, I'm married, and by all counts I'm well established in my life. I should own a house, right?<p>But that's where a lot of people get into trouble: They feel like they "should" do one thing or …

Personal Finance

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google

A black woman was at the pool on vacation. A white man asked whether she showered before swimming.

Carle Wheeler was doing what one does on a vacation in the sun, hanging with her 5-year-old daughter in the pool of the hotel in Pasadena, Calif., where they were staying, when a man approached them.<p>The man, who is white, asked Wheeler and her daughter, who are black, if they had showered before …

Women of Color

This computer can do more calculations per second than the world's population could do in a year

<b>(CNN) —</b> Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to make 200,000 trillion calculations in a single second!<p>Meet Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer.<p>After five years of ceding dominance to China, the United States is (unofficially) back on top, thanks to this …

High Performance Computing

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises more questions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed said the release of body-camera footage answered some of their questions about what happened but raised even more.<p>The video made public Friday shows Marcus-David Peters emerge naked …

Law Enforcement

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

A taste of freedom: black America in the 19th century – in pictures

An archive made public by Cornell University goes beyond the cliches of cotton-pickers to show African Americans embracing life after slavery

African-American News

See Who's Using Your Wi-Fi & Boot Them Off with Your Android

Let's say you gave your Wi-Fi password to your neighbor a while back, under the assumption that they'd only use it while they were at your house …

Yale will not scrub a controversial white supremacist’s name from its buildings

Several months of unrest at Yale University over the legacy of Calhoun College—an undergraduate residential college that bears the name of John C. Calhoun, a 19th-century politician and prominent slavery supporter—came to a stuttering conclusion today. Yale’s administration, despite students’ …

Civil Rights

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

Build, baby, build: when radical architects did disco

Vegetable gardens, flying carpets and Scrooge McDuck: in the late 60s, young Italian architects ripped up the traditional nightclub and designed a new type of boogie wonderland. Groove back to a forgotten moment in design history<p>In 1969, an Italian architect called Titti Maschietto got an …

The Amazing Way Model Maria Borges Made History at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

She quietly helped the brand take a huge step.<p>Model Maria Borges walked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show for the third time Tuesday wearing crimson and yellow wings made to look like fireworks, yet the best part about her walk wasn't her brilliant feathers or her super-bright smile, but the fact …

W Debate: Is Serena Williams the best female athlete ever?

Two issues immediately come to mind when we debate whether or not tennis star Serena Williams is the greatest female athlete ever.<p>First, by …

Serena Williams

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Stephen Colbert on Learning to Accept the Deaths of His Father and Brothers: 'I Love the Thing That I Most Wish Had Not Happened'

Stephen Colbert has revealed that the joy he uses in his comedy comes from the darkest place in his life – the tragic deaths of his father and two …

History in the making: 2 women will graduate from Army Ranger course

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two women made history by becoming the first female soldiers to complete their courses at the Army's exhausting Ranger School, according to a statement from the women's families. The women will graduate Friday.<p>Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver are the first female soldiers to …

Military

NewsCorp CEO attacks Google with an alphabet of insults

News Corp CEO Robert Thomson – the Grand Moff Tarkin to Rupert Murdoch’s Darth Vader – has once again attacked Google, accusing it of “piracy, zealotry and kleptocracy.” He also went in hard on LinkedIn (“a pretender”) and showed his fists to Facebook.<p>Speaking at the Lowry Institute Media Awards in …

35% of Intel's 2015 hires have been women

If you’re a woman considering a job at Intel, your chances are suddenly looking a lot better.<p>Intel released its first mid-year Diversity in …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>There are about 550 species of shark in the oceans. Around twelve percent of them glow.<p>These luminous fish belong to two groups: the kitefin sharks and the lanternsharks. They are little creatures, no bigger than 50 centimeters long, and they feed on …

Nature

New Japanese Glasses Block Facial Recognition

Like glasses people might actually wear — for $249<p>Computers are really, really good at recognizing faces. Refined through work on millions of uploaded and tagged faces at sites like Facebook and elsewhere, algorithms that identify faces can place people in locations based just on a photograph. …

One statistic tells you why HTC collapsed and why Android is in so much trouble

In layman's terms, that means that if you could theoretically acquire all the shares of HTC, it would cost you less than the cash HTC holds — meaning HTC would effectively be paying you to acquire the entire company. In investors' terms, it means people think the company is essentially …

The Resurrection of America's Slums

After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast.<p>Half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, the number of Americans living in slums is rising at an extraordinary pace.<p>The number of people living in high-poverty …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

Why Millennials Can't Afford to Be Colorblind

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