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Why is virtual reality taking so long to take off?

LOS ANGELES — At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, all seemed right for virtual reality. Players were waiting in snaking lines — some for up to seven hours <b>—</b> for a chance to step into fantasy worlds. Crowds watched as players wearing VR headsets over their eyes reached out to pick up objects or …

Virtual Reality

Sleep Paralysis is Your Nightmare Come True

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sleeping and then you suddenly wake up. Your eyes are open but you can’t seem to move your body and your …

Ten Teeny Tiny Kittens Gleefully Romp Around In a Fabulous Pile of Torn Paper

An adorable litter of ten teeny tiny kittens had a blast as they gleefully romped around in a fabulous pile of torn paper that their human …

Why Can’t We Be More Honest When We Talk About Weight Loss?

I was 13 years old when my dad brought home our first digital scale. It was Christmas, and at first it provoked the same excitement I felt whenever …

Feminism

Hungry? Here Are Some Healthy Recipes That Don't Taste "Healthy"

We want to eat better and live healthier, but we rarely want to compromise on flavor — right? Fortunately, we've picked some of our favorite (and your favorite!) recipes from POPSUGAR Fitness that provide great nutritional benefits without sacrificing taste. These delicious breakfasts, lunches, …

Healthy Eating

10 Titles To Watch Before They Expire From Netflix In May

The end of the month can a stressful time, what with rent coming due and dealing with the fact that you’re one month older than you were the month …

Rep. Steve King says he won’t be punished for saying, “We can’t restore our civilization with someone else’s babies”

King said he won’t lose his committee posts for his racist comments<p>Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa is pretty confident that he won't be punished for making white nationalist remarks.<p>After King tweeted on Sunday, "We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies" and told CNN on …

TLDR: Flipboard’s still looking for product/market fit

by Fast Company (these highlights provided for you by Annotote)<p><b>Flipboard version 4.0: Iterating again as digital media continues to change</b><i><br>by Fast</i> …

A Dead Simple Tool To Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information the company might have on you.<p>If you could measure all the information you consume online, what would you learn about yourself?<p>That’s the question behind the new Chrome extension Data Selfie. Created by developers Hang Do Thi Duc …

10 Easy Ways To Slash Calories

Cutting a few calories here and there won’t show up on the scale immediately, but making consistent changes will. Here are10 effortless ways to …

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Before, During, and After Work

When you consider the health consequences of the sedentary nine-to-five lifestyle, your metabolism likely comes to mind. But fortunately, as health …

Wellness

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

Dessert

What the ancient Greeks can teach us about herbs

At a point in the 9th century, someone noticed a problem with all those ancient handwritten texts: The scribes had left their Caps Lock on.<p>Every character had been rendered in uppercase, or, in the terminology of philologists, majuscule. Suddenly, people who could read found this EXTREMELY ANNOYING …

Ancient History

Keep warm with this easy broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe

Keep it simple for dinner tonight with this broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe. The dish uses only a handful of ingredients — garlic, broccoli, butter, onion, potato and broth — along with a little oil and seasoning, but you'd never guess it from the soup's rich flavor. Best of all? Each …

Soup

Women are less happy than men in marriage, but society pretends it isn't true

To Post Secret, a project that collects personal secrets written artistically onto postcards, someone recently sent in the following bombshell: "Ever since we started getting married and buying houses," she writes, "my girlfriends and I don't laugh much anymore."<p>Her personal secret is, in fact, a …

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Bread

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Crockpot Tomato Sauce Recipe<p>Updated August 18, 2017<p>Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, …

The Adorable Story Of How Pokémon Go Helped Rescue A Kitten

On a particularly hot day last summer, Imgur poster Joelalmeidaptg was walking down the street playing <i>Pokémon Go</i> when they heard a kitten crying for …

11 Brutal Truths About Emotions That You Really Need to Hear | Inc.com

Since it was first introduced decades ago, the concept of emotional intelligence has been heralded by many as the secret, intangible key to success. But as this concept has increased in popularity, it's also become widely misunderstood.<p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is a person's ability to identify …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

Homemade

Earth - The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization estimates that about 830 women die every day because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth – and that statistic is actually a 44% reduction on the 1990 level.<p>"The figures are just …

Pregnancy

Surreal terrors of sleep paralysis captured - CNN Style

Sleep Paralysis

Watch Gordon Ramsay Whip Up Perfect Scotch Eggs

Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay is a native of Johnstone, Scotland, so he should be well-versed in the making of Scotch eggs. In this video, Ramsay offers a lesson in preparing what he calls the "perfect picnic breakfast" — with a twist.<p>The twist comes in the meat that surrounds the eggs. Instead of …

6 Science-Backed Reasons Coffee Drinkers Are Healthier Than Other People

Healthy living advocates claim that coffee is a bad habit and try to convince everyone how bad it is for us. Their efforts are in vain for die-hard …

Coffee

Why Sleep Paralysis Is So Scary and What You Can Do About It

I don’t mind bad dreams. When you wake up, the dream fades away. What utterly terrifies me, though, is when my brain wakes up but my body cannot …

Sleep

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

Is your microSD card not enough? Here are some quick ways to reclaim storage space.<p>It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android …

Apps

9 easy ways to practice self-care this week

Between long hours at work, weekend chores, dinner plans with friends, and time for your family, your calendar is overflowing. But can you remember the last time you took an hour, maybe even two, for yourself? If you had to think longer than a few seconds, you may want to consider taking a step …