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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

78 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.

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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 …

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 …

Magnetic brain stimulation treatment shown to boost memory

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 the stimulation is given, improving the ability of volunteers to remember words linked to photos of faces.<p>Scientists believe the discovery could lead to new …

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

Lindsay Lohan has been accused of seeking publicity by the makers of Grand Theft Auto after the actor sued, claiming the video game breaches her image rights. Take-Two Interactive Software and subsidiary Rockstar Games described the suit as frivolous and demanded that a New York judge dismiss …

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

<b>Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel in "Sex Tape"</b><p>A crazy cameo by Rob Lowe can’t quite rescue this cheerful, clueless and thoroughly non-sexy sex farce<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 16, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Now that we’re past the Fourth of July, and nearly all the summer blockbusters have been rolled out (whether or …

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 …

8 Reasons Guys Love it When You Orgasm

Your big O is pretty much the highlight of his night<p>You're familiar with the fortune cookie game, right? The one where you say "in bed" after you read your fortune? Well I once cracked open a cookie to find this: "You need to dedicate more time to others." … <i>in bed</i>.<p>Needless to say, I was offended. …

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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 …

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, …

13-year-old boy passes the Turing test

Scientists are still struggling to come to terms with the recent announcement that a 13-year-old boy has passed the Turing test, convincing a panel of judges that he is an actual human being. Such a feat is without precedent in the scientific literature.<p>Although the Turing test was originally …

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 …

Level-Up Your Sneaker Style With These On-Trend Ideas & Inspiration

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> …

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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 …

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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 giving away $10 in Amazon Coins, in return you must download five free apps (update!)

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 …

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

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 2.7 million wearable band shipments in the first quarter of 2014.<p>Apparently, the recent kerfuffle and recall over …