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Outdoors

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American …

Solar Eclipse

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.<p><i>Updated on August 3, 2017</i><p>The bitches,as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.”<p>First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of …

Feminism

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Here are the worst (and best) shoes for your feet, according to foot doctors

<b>Chunky Heel higher than 2 inches:</b> Dr. Brenner: 6 Dr. Cunha: 7.5<p>Chunky Heel lower than 2 inches: Dr. Brenner: 4 Dr. Cunha: 4<p>Wedges Dr. Brenner: 3 Dr. …

This tiny little $9 adapter adds 150Mbps wireless N to any computer

If you have an older desktop or laptop computer, there’s a good chance you’re not fully taking advantage of your home wireless network. Are slow …

Wi-Fi

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan aim to 'cure, prevent and manage' all disease

Couple plans to invest $3bn over next decade to help scientists develop and utilise tools such as artificial intelligence and blood monitors to treat illnesses<p>Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have laid out plans to invest $3bn over the next 10 years with the not insignificant goal of …

Amazon Building Huge New Wind Farm in Texas

Amazon has announced that it will develop its largest wind farm yet: a 100 turbine, 253 Megawatt facility in Texas. It is slated to open in late 2017.<p>…

IBM, China UnionPay complete block chain pilot project on bank loyalty points

NEW YORK (Reuters) - IBM (IBM.N) said on Friday it completed a pilot project with Chinese credit card company China UnionPay that will facilitate the sharing of loyalty bonus points among banks using block chain technology.<p>Bonus points earned through purchases on bank cards have long been an …

IT

The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

On His Father's 129th Birthday Marcus Garvey's Son Seeks Presidential Pardon

Julius Garvey spent Wednesday, his father's 129th birthday, by taking a note from his social activist handbook.<p>The 82-year-old, semi-retired doctor spent the day highlighting his quest to get the first African American president to posthumously pardon his father, Marcus Garvey, a civil rights …

Black History

Target Announces Expansion Of Bathroom Options Amid Transgender Debate

Target, the big-box retailer that allows transgender customers and employees to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, is adding another option. The company announced that it will spend $20 million to build more single-stall bathrooms that can be locked for privacy.<p>Target was the …

LGBTQ

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza urges overthrow of Saudi rulers

In undated message he calls on young Saudis to fight US influence and join al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen<p>A son of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida’s slain founder, has urged Saudis to overthrow the kingdom’s rulers to free themselves from US influence, the terrorism-monitoring company Site …

Cloit (Concept)

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 7/14/2016 12:15:00 PM Americas , Best Rated , Colombia , Concepts , Food<p>Creative Agency: Feisar …

Studio Ghibli finally answers our questions about 'Spirited Away'

Famed Japanese production house Studio Ghibli released "Spirited Away" in 2001, and has captured the hearts of both the young and old around the …

These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

TV Series

How to smear your enemies and silence your critics, Chinese Communist Party style

When Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee decided that he was going to hold a press conference to reveal what had happened to him after he disappeared for months into China, he had to know the stakes were high.<p>To the Chinese Communist Party regime that thrives on the control of information, the very …

China

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

We each create our own opportunities.<p>What differentiates those who are successful from those who are not? There are lots of ways to approach that question, but one of the most powerful is also one of the most simple.<p>It's a matter of habits. In business and in life, if you truly want to succeed, …

Self-improvement

The 50 Smoothest Pick-Up Lines in Movie History

Because "I lost my phone number. Can I have yours?" isn't nearly good enough.<p>Here's an extreme understatement for you: It is difficult to approach someone in a bar, on the street, or in a crowded venue and try to charm them with the perfect come-on. Which is precisely why we have the scripted …

John F. Nash

China's one-time 'democracy' village protests for fourth straight day

WUKAN, China (Reuters) - The Chinese fishing village of Wukan staged a fourth straight day of protests on Wednesday against what residents say was the unlawful arrest of the village chief, a rare show of grassroots defiance against authorities in Communist China.<p>Wukan, in the southern province of …

China

Activists rescue 1,000 dogs from controversial dog meat festival

Activists claim to have rescued more than 1,000 dogs due to be slaughtered for food in the controversial Yulin Dog Meat Festival in southern China.<p>In a video uploaded to the Facebook page of the Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation, a California-based animal welfare organisation, activist Mark Ching …

Report alleges China killing thousands to harvest organs

Chinese hospitals are conducting far more organ-transplant operations than the country has officially acknowledged, according to a lengthy new report that raises troubling questions about the source of human body parts used to heal China's elite and the foreigners who pay high prices to receive new …

China Imposes Harsh New Controls on Foreign-Inspired TV Shows

Cleavage, even if it’s historically accurate, is already taboo. So are time travel and one-night stands. Now China’s entertainment censors are …

Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the New Superbug

A much-feared superbug gene has been found for the first time in the United States, and it has health officials very worried.<p>The gene, called mcr-1, was found in a woman from Pennsylvania who had a bad infection last month. In her case, it was an E. coli bacteria. But scientists say this particular …

Public Health

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

iOS

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.<p>Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the …

Why the departure of Apple designer Daniel Coster matters

The departure of veteran Apple industrial designer Daniel Coster is significant because, like the Mafia, no one ever leaves Jony Ive’s design studio.<p>Coster, a core member of Apple’s design team for more than 20 years, is perhaps only the third member of Ive’s tight-knit industrial design group to …

Product Design

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …