Andrew Lightfoot

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Why I Decided To Date Twenty-Somethings Again (Or How Porn Turned Millennial Boys Into Men)

After 14 years of monogamy and 10 years of marriage, I found myself a single mother in her late 30s dating in Los Angeles.<p>While well-meaning friends, dating sites and prospective lovers were all quick to ask me what I was looking for, I didn’t really have an answer other than I knew I didn’t want …

Relationships

Best of Late Night TV: Seth MacFarlane's Wheel of Impressions, Ashley Tisdale's Twitter Feud With Andy Richter

<i>If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.</i><p>Seth MacFarlane is already known for his impressive vocal talents, …

Comedy

Addiction Is a Disease of Free Will

When I was five or six years old, my grandfather -- my mother's father -- died of what I was always told were complications of heart disease. It was not until much later, after I had completed my medical training in psychiatry, and had already been working for a long time using neuroimaging to …

Chronic Disease

Michigan bondage master gets life in prison in wife's death

DETROIT (AP) — Calling him a "master of manipulation," a judge sentenced a former Rotary Club president to life in prison Thursday for arranging his wife's killing so he could devote more time to cavorting with other women who shared his love for sexual bondage and domination.<p>"You lived in two …

Crime

Are You A Giver, Taker, Or Matcher?

I'll tell you why. It's because I was prejudiced. I didn't want to interview Adam Grant, author of "Give and Take" for a simple reason: he was the …

Self-improvement

This beer tells you how much to drink to boost your creativity

When you've been stuck on a problem or that creative spark just won't come, the chances are you've turned to a cup of coffee to get things moving. A quick java infusion can certainly help, but studies also suggest that alcohol can also have a positive impact on your creative cognition.<p>University of …

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Cooking

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If A Fish Grows Up On Land, Will It Learn To Walk?

Flipping your fins actually does get you pretty far.<p>The old idiom about “being a fish out of water” just lost some of its luster. Researchers from McGill University in Canada successfully trained a group of fish to live on land and strut around.<p>The idea was to simulate what might have happened 400 …

McGill University

The Lost Hobbits of the Eastern Arctic

Every indigenous group European explorers found when they first reached the Americas, from the Aztecs to the Inca to the Maya to the obscure Taino …

Anthropology

Magnetic brain stimulation treatment shown to boost memory

Non-invasive transcranial technique leads to 24-hour-long improvement in memory function and could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's and other conditions<p>Memory can be boosted by using a magnetic field to stimulate part of the brain, a study has shown. The effect lasts at least 24 hours after …

Lindsay Lohan 'sued for publicity', claim Grand Theft Auto makers

Rockstar Games rebuts suit alleging infringement of image rights and privacy by dismissing similarities between actor and character, and alleges Lohan is simply seeking publicity.<p>Lindsay Lohan has been accused of seeking publicity by the makers of Grand Theft Auto after the actor sued, claiming the …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

“Sex Tape”: Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel’s R-rated Apple infomercial

A crazy cameo by Rob Lowe can’t quite rescue this cheerful, clueless and thoroughly non-sexy sex farce<p>Now that we’re past the Fourth of July, and nearly all the summer blockbusters have been rolled out (whether or not the Scarlett Johansson action movie “Lucy” or Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” …

CyanogenMod adds highly desired sideways cursor keys, puts them in the system navigation bar

Android is a highly customizable operating system, and one of the first things that many users try out is an alternative keyboard. Some popular options like Swype, Swiftkey X and, the now popular on Android Wear, Minuum have millions of installs, but all of the keyboards have one major …

Android News

Reasons Why Guys Love it When You Orgasm

Still don't believe that me? Here are eight reasons we love it when you orgasm:<p><b>We like to feel accomplished</b><br>You ever see a guy right after he receives a promotion at work? Or after his fantasy football team wins the league? He stands a little taller, puffs his chest out a little more. We crave that …

Hidden 'Ocean' Discovered Deep Underground Near Earth's Core

We may have another "ocean" to add to the world map -- only this one is hidden hundreds of miles beneath our planet's surface.<p>A new study suggests that a hidden "ocean" is nestled in the Earth's mantle some 400 miles beneath North America. The hidden reservoir, apparently locked in a blue …

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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

13-year-old boy passes the Turing test

For the first time in recorded history, a 13-year-old boy successfully passed the Turing test and convinced a panel of middle-aged men that he was an actual human. This has far-reaching implications for future relationships between teenagers and everyone else<p>Scientists are still struggling to come …

Gordon Ramsay Announces Expansion Plans & $10M Loss

2014 is turning out to be a year of drastic highs and lows for shouty chef <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>: His restaurant group has taken a multimillion dollar loss in the last year but he will soon expand his restaurant empire to Asia and open more restaurants in the UK. According to UK trade publication Caterer …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

Sneakspiration: 50 Ways To Wear Your Sneakers

From sporty athletic sneakers and old-school slip-on styles, to classic Converse and cool high-top kicks, sneakers are a bigger deal than ever. No …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Driverless Cars

The 12 Most Sought-After Stunt Doubles In Hollywood

However, a lot of the action couldn't have been done if not for the great work of Hollywood's best stunt men and women.<p>So we've compiled a list of the most sought-after stunt doubles from some of today's most popular movies.<p>From stand-ins for Hugh Jackman to Scarlett Johansson, these are the people …

Movies

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Amazon will give $10 in Coins in exchange for downloading 5 free apps

In an effort to promote a few apps while also rewarding its users for downloading them, Amazon is giving away 1000 Amazon coins to download five free apps. For those that don’t know, this equates to about $10 worth of credit which you can use to pick up the premium apps and/or games of your …

Apps

Apply icon packs to your stock launcher sans root with Beautiful Icon Styler

Yep, you read that right. There is now an app that will let you apply themes to your phone that’s a stock launcher, and you don’t even need to void …

Fitbit rules 50 percent of the world's wearable market

The recent recall of the Fitbit Force over skin irritations appears to have no bearing on the wearable's sales momentum.<p>Fitbit appears to be a tour de force in the wearable world.<p>New numbers released by analyst Canalys on Wednesday show Fitbit devices accounted for nearly 50 percent of the world's …

Wearable Tech