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Yes, Apple Is Slowing Down Your Old iPhone. Here's Why—and How to Fix It

Apple on Wednesday responded to reports that older iPhones with low-capacity batteries are often slow. In identical statements to <i>AppleInsider</i> and <i>The</i> …

If someone is friends with their exes, it could be a warning sign they're a psychopath — here's why

People tend to have strong opinions about whether you can stay friends with an ex or not. You may be optimistic about the situation, and are happy to become friends soon after a break up, or you may think that when you cut the cord it means goodbye forever.<p>It's not an exact science either way, but …

Psychology

5 Advanced Arm Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques

Having large, defined arms is the number one goal for a lot of trainees, but this can sadly also be a never-ending quest for most individuals.<p>The …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Calligraphy

Map-Inspired Jewelry Offers a Beautifully Subtle Way to Honor Your Favorite Cities

Jewelry has the power to evoke a special memory or feeling just by looking at it. Exquisite architectural rings, for instance, allow us to emotionally escape to faraway, awe-inspiring sites. In the same vein, artisan Talia Sari Wiener has created necklaces and rings shaped like maps for her …

Jewelry

The Debate Over Time's Place in the Universe

Physicists can’t agree on whether the flow of future to past is real or a mental construct.<p>Einstein once described his friend Michele Besso as “the best sounding board in Europe” for scientific ideas. They attended university together in Zurich; later they were colleagues at the patent office in …

Physics

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Why We Fall in Love: The Paradoxical Psychology of Romance and Why Frustration Is Necessary for Satisfaction

“All love stories are frustration stories… To fall in love is to be reminded of a frustration that you didn’t know you had.”<p>Adrienne Rich, in contemplating how love refines our truths, wrote: “An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word ‘love’ — …

Relationships

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Mac App Store

The book that inspired Aziz Ansari's 'Master of None' shows how having too many options is screwing us up

The book is a clear influence on Aziz Ansari's new Netflix series, "Master of None," where we see numerous scenes of Ansari's character, Dev, the quintessential millennial, virtually paralyzed by choice, from choosing the best tacos to finding the ideal mate.<p>Ansari has a deep understanding of the …

Aziz Ansari

3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …

11 Clever Moments of Movie Foreshadowing You Might Have Missed

While unexpected twists and surprising reveals can keep moviegoers engaged, sometimes a filmmaker can’t help him or herself from adding in a subtle …

Michael J. Fox

Why We Can't Clone Dinosaurs But Might Clone Mammoths

One of this summer’s biggest hits was the movie <i>Jurassic World</i>, which earned a record $209 million on its opening weekend back in June. It’s so popular that it’s still showing in theaters now, more than two months later.<p>Like its predecessors, the fourth movie in the <i>Jurassic Park</i> series features a …

Paleontology

Newly Developed Algorithm Turns Your Photos Into the Style of Any Famous Artist

New Instagram filter, anyone?<p>Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but what if it’s done by an emotionless algorithm? That’s the case behind an algorithm recently developed by German researchers, which is able to take any piece of art, famous or not, and replicate its style on a given photo to …

Edvard Munch