Allison Becker

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10 Times Actors Had Real Sex In Mainstream Movies or On-Screen

With world cinema getting bolder and bolder day by day, actors have to push hard to their limits. Some actors get so much indulged in their roles …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

'My Husband Doesn't Trust My Parenting'

Reader Untrusted Mom writes,<p>My husband and I have been married for almost three years now. We have a 17-month-old and another one on the way. A little background: I am the oldest of seven kids and I grew up around and taking care of children my whole life. Everyone has always said that I am a pro …

Airbnb Unveils Their Most Wish-Listed Properties

One of them has a Pirates of the Caribbean theme...<p>This week, Airbnb released their list of the world's most desirable properties selected from their roster of almost two million listings in over 190 countries. Surprisingly, the list proved that less is more as some of the site's most unexpected, …

Swimming Pools

How To Crush Your Child's Dreams Like Your Parents Crushed Yours

At this time of year our office is deluged with calls from anxious parents. They want our advice on their high school seniors’ college plans.<p>College is a huge investment and I can see why nervous parents would want to get an opinion on a child’s path after high school. These are smart and capable …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

BCC Weekend Resource: 9 Ways to Protect Your Children from Sexual Abuse

<b>A Word from Your BCC Team:</b> On weekends we often highlight resources for your life and ministry. Today we highlight a resource from Justin and Lindsey …

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Web design: These sites and apps can help you decorate your home

What color couch should I get to go with my mint-green walls? Will this couch even fit in my 1,000-square-foot apartment? Why are all these couches …

Smartphones are hurting our children - but the real culprit is bad parenting

Unless we get control of the screens which now absorb so much of our kids' time, their health and their schooling will suffer<p>"Smartphones are psychologically addictive, encourage narcissistic tendencies and should come with a health warning." That was the conclusion of a recent University of Derby …

Mobile addict parents guilty of child 'neglect' warns psychologist

Parents who constantly fiddle with mobile phones or iPads in front of their children are guilty of “benign neglect” and risk driving them to a lifelong dependency on screens, a leading psychologist has warned.<p>A generation of young people is growing up with a virtual addiction to computers, …

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Is fatherhood bad for men's health?

New research which has found that men who become fathers by the age of 25 are more likely to die young is the latest in a long line of physical and mental health problems linked to fatherhood<p>Becoming a father before the age of 25 increases the risk of dying in middle age, according to a new study …

Hackers Stole Secrets of U.S. Government Workers’ Sex Lives

Infidelity. Sexual fetishes. Drug abuse. Crushing debt. They’re the most intimate secrets of U.S. government workers. And now they’re in the hands of …

Illustrator's Ingenious Cut-Outs Turn Any Landscape into Clever Clothing Designs

Jordan-based illustrator Shamekh Al-Bluwi has found a brilliant way to combine his passion for fashion and architecture into a series of cleverly crafted illustrations. Like many of his contemporaries, the visual artist sketches his fashion illustrations on paper; however, he completes his drawings …

Better off dad: the biological changes of fatherhood

A man walks down the street with his wife, who is pregnant with the couple’s first child. With no kids, he has existed until now in his own orbit and …

Inside Obama's Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …

Private Sector

Scientology doc Going Clear eviscerates the faithful, famous, and greedy

In the early 1970s, ranking officers within the church of Scientology initiated a plan to neutralize Paulette Cooper, the journalist behind a …

Motivating teenagers: How do you do it?

Ian was sitting at his usual place during what his parents had decreed was his nightly homework time. But he had his chair turned away from his open …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most …

Buy a Small Gift for Kids with Incarcerated Moms

This holiday season, you have an opportunity to help a child with an incarcerated mother.<p>Two groups, Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration …

Women of Color

China Offers Work Placements And Mixed Marriage Incentives As Solutions For Its Xinjiang Problems

On October 29, in Urumqi, 489 special travelers climbed on the slow train to Guangdong that takes 50 hours to cross the whole of China diagonally. All of them where Uighurs. They were making this trip in order to start a new life, which was a part of a national plan to spread Uighurs across the …

'Billionaires' Book Review: Money Can't Buy Happiness

<i>Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust</i> by Darrell M. West (Brookings)<p>When I was fourteen I met a man with a talent for restoring a sense of …

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Matt Damon Confirms 'Bourne' Return For 2016

Back in September, Deadline.com reported that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass would return to the Jason Bourne franchise for a new film, the duo's third Bourne film together and Damon's fourth as the character overall. On Friday, Damon confirmed the news to E! Online.<p>"Yes, next year," Damon told E! …

Movies to see between now and New Year's

Now we're cooking. Finally, the fruits of the international film festival circuit are being delivered all over the place, just in time for awards season, formerly known as "winter."<p>Now is the time we learn if the rapturous reception for Bennett Miller's unblinking true-crime drama "Foxcatcher," for …