Alissa Spitzer

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InRealLife – review

Beeban Kidron's quietly alarming investigation of the bowels of the internet (we open, significantly, in a sewer) moves from the testimony of teens addicted to online porn to a wider examination of information ownership and market-driven manipulation.<p>While the creeping surveillance narrative is …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

How to pick up women (with science)

There are countless articles and guides online that instruct men on the ideal way to chat up and eventually sleep with women, but so far none of them has actually incorporated the science behind attraction and mating. Until now<p>It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as …

Most Overrated and Underrated Jobs

CareerCast.com has released a list of its 12 most overrated and underrated jobs in the country, showing that money isn't everything when it comes to …

About This Miley Cyrus Business ...

So people have been hitting us up on Twitter and asking us to weigh in on the disasterpiece that was Miley Cyrus' performance at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. Perhaps you've heard someone mention it? There was twerking and teddy bears and boatloads of, uh, racial tone deafness.<p>Part of our …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

The 6 Commandments Of Buying Gadgets

<b>1) Spend The Most Money On The Items You Use The Most</b> <br>So simple, yet so often overlooked: It’s smart shopping to splurge on the items you spend a lot of time with, and skimp on the ones you don’t.<p>“Don’t worry about the price,” says Brian Lam, founder of gadget decision-making site The Wirecutter. …

Career Advice for Millennials

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar<p>Tired of the bad rap millennials get? Overcome it with these tips from career expert Dan Schawbel<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. …