Zavion Harris

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What It's Like To Be A Legal Sex Worker In The U.S.

When Alice Little, a legal sex worker, gave Refinery29 a peek at her life in the form of a Money Diary last year, the post received more than 300 …

Prostitution

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

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Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

USDOT

We've Lost Sight Of The Most Important Rule In Debating Science

It was almost 100 years ago that the most famous debate in science history took place. The topic up for consideration was the nature of the spiral objects in the sky: were they proto-stars in the process of forming, or were they island Universes, similar to and far outside of our own galaxy? …

Astronomy

Dungeon Masters are hard to find, that’s why there’s Gloomhaven

This critically acclaimed role-playing board game might be just what your group needs<p>Earlier this year I was invited to join a Dungeons & Dragons group. They were looking for a regular fifth player, and I was looking for an opportunity to be a character rather than a Dungeon Master. It was a …

Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order – how to watch the entire MCU

Ten years ago there was no such thing as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Just a not-very good Hulk movie. It wasn't until 2008 that Robert Downey Jr …

14 things I wish I knew before starting Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda can feel overwhelmingly complicated at times, even for long-time RPG fans. It's a very big, very detailed game, and getting to …

Documentary Shows Real Sword Combat Was Nothing Like Video Games or Movies - Technabob

I like sword fights as much as the next guy. I mean, maybe I like them more. I’m not into renaissance fairs or LARPing, but I did take fencing way …

Oliver Stone attempts to make the Edward Snowden story into a thriller and fails

At one time Stone taking on the likes of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden would have had the major studios going into a frenzied bidding war. But the times of studios making movies like Stone classics "Platoon," "JFK," and even "Natural Born Killers" is long gone.<p>If it doesn't have a superhero or …

Surveillance

Suicide Squad: deleted Joker scenes, horny cast members, physical torture and more

Yes, we’re still talking about <i>Suicide Squad</i>. Warner Bros’ latest DC Comics movie has set the internet abuzz over the last week or so… unfortunately …

IRS Increases 'Marriage Penalty,' Unmarried Cohabitants To Get Twice The Mortgage Interest Deduction

There are a thousand good reasons to never get married: in-laws, divorce attorneys, and the inevitable ravages of age on one’s attractiveness come immediately to mind.<p>But there are also significant tax hits that come with getting hitched, or as they’ve collectively been coined, the “marriage …

Personal Finance

The Best Anime to Stream and Where to Find Them

We're in an age where we can get what we want <i>now</i>. We want the window between thinking about a television show and actually watching that show to be …

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

<i>Content warning: This post contains graphic language, slurs and triggering content</i><p>"Women are the niggers of gender," the email said. "If you killed yourself, I wouldn’t even fuck the corpse."<p>I blinked at my phone, fighting simultaneous urges to hurl my phone across the room in anger and cry. Later …

The Sims 4 will launch without pools and toddlers, and Sims fans are very upset

<i>The Sims 4</i> won't allow players to build pools or see their Sims through the toddler stage of development, developer EA Maxis confirmed yesterday, drawing the ire of numerous fans of the series.<p>One of <i>The Sims 4</i>'s main features is its revamped Build Mode, which is designed to make it easier than ever …

The Art of Localization

The Japanese term “Kyoiku mama” has no true counterpart in the English language. The closest English can get to translating “Kyoiku mama,” which …

Meet The Free App That Wants To Keep You Safe From Kidnapping

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, your first instinct may not be to reach for your smartphone for help. But a Brooklyn developer has built a new emergency app, ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped,’ that could help make you feel a bit safer, just in time for the World Cup.<p>The title’s a bit blunt–if …

LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow Kickstarter hits $1M goal in less than a day

It would be pretty easy for actor LeVar Burton to coast through the remainder of life taking only acting gigs he likes and getting showered with adoration from Geordi La Forge fans on the Star Trek convention circuit.<p>Instead, Burton is taking the noble path by trying to launch a new Reading Rainbow …