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Secret’s Stress Test Campaign Continues With A Transgender Woman In The Ladies Room

<b>WHAT:</b> Secret’s latest ad for its Stress Test campaign tackles an old social challenge with a modern twist.<p><b>WHO:</b> Secret, Wieden+Kennedy Portland<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> If you’ve ever been socially awkward (c’mon, you can admit it here, we’re all friends), then you’ve had a moment in the school or office …

Transgender

4 reasons you should choose iPhone over Android

But there are still some key reasons to choose the iPhone over Android if you're having trouble deciding.<p>Here's why you should pick the iPhone over Android phones:

10 New Mobile Games You Need to Play This Week

This is an <i>exceptional</i> week for mobile games. From ports of fantastic (and important) console and PC titles to hotly anticipated new games that are …

Talented Architect Demonstrates His Clever Method For Drawing Accurate Points of Perspective

Talented Iranian architect Reza Asgaripour demonstrated his clever method for accurately calculating and drawing points of perspective using elastic …

Four tidbits on YouTube star Michelle Phan even fans won't know

Backed by 7.6 million followers on YouTube, the beauty guru's empire is so diverse even people least likely to watch her Barbie makeup transformation know her name. The online star still has a few secrets.<p>For someone best-known for transforming herself with makeup, Michelle Phan may be the most …

Virtual Reality

The Right Bangs for Every Face Shape

Should you go thick and blunt or soft and side-swept? Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.<p><b>Question:</b> Which bangs best flatter each face shape?<p><b>Answer:</b> Say what you will about winter and its not-so-great effects on your skin, there's one thing the season is great for: bangs. No …

As a White, Teenage Girl I Experienced a Kind of Privilege Michael Brown Could Never Imagine

When I was 16 I was picked up for shoplifting, among other things, some makeup from my neighborhood grocery store.<p>It was about 8 p.m. at night when the police were called and I was led out of the store to a squad car. I wasn't arrested, exactly, and there were no handcuffs. Instead the police …

The New Face of Transgender Youth

<i>By Brian Prowse-Gany</i><p>What defines gender? Is it biology, the heart and mind, or some combination of both? As the debate surrounding transgender …

A Simple Explanation Of 'The Internet Of Things'

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the “Internet of things” and what impact is it going to …

Project Persphone: British Scientists Building 'Living Space Ark' To Save Humanity

British scientists are working on a space ark capable of sustaining humanity in the event of a global catastrophe.<p>Even though none of them will ever …

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Biotechnology

Obama Must Resign by Black Friday

Obama will be overthrown if he doesn’t resign by Black Friday, Oklahoma would rather no one have spousal benefits than give them to gay couples, and …

In New York, late nights are fueled by party drug Molly

NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.<p>There was no music or dancing at this after-party, though. Instead, a host distributed …

Real Estate

Magnetic Levitation

Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

The Brain

Fascinating Behind the Scenes Look at Aviation Photography and Cinematography

Wolfe Air is a company with a very specific niche. It specializes in producing aerial footage for big-budget movie productions, airlines, private …

Will the Skylon be the new Concorde? The obstacles for supersonic planes are still high.

Last month, the United Kingdom announced that it was investing $90 million in what was being billed as the most groundbreaking aeronautical …

Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

It seems almost sacrilegious to question the wisdom of Julia Child.<p>First with her opus <i>Mastering the Art of French Cooking</i> and later with her PBS cooking show, the unflappably cheerful Child helped rescue home cookery from the clutches of convenience food. She taught us how to love — and take pride …

The Week In Numbers: The First Lab-Grown Burger, 3-D Printed Body Parts, And More

<b>$600,000</b>: the funding the National Institutes of Health has awarded to bioprinting projects since 2007. See how 3-D printed body parts will revolutionize medicine.<p><b>20,000</b>: the number of cow cells used to make the first lab-grown beef patty<p><b>$15,000</b>: the money this team hopes to raise for a campaign to …