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6 Long Ass Biographies That Will Leave You As Satisfied As Your Favorite Fiction Novels

When you ask a friend what they're reading, do you ever watch embarrassment creep across their face? If that's a familiar scenario, you probably know …

Books

These are the Sundance 2017 films made by Indigenous women, and you HAVE to see them

Fun fact: Indigenous women are making GOOD movies. Five female filmmakers from Indigenous communities premiered their films at the 2017 Sundance Film …

Indigenous Peoples

One Year with the Pentax 645Z

Almost one year ago, my Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) started flaring up. I started getting interested in medium format photography, and the Pentax …

Cameras

After considering reversal, Trump says he will keep federal LGBTQ protections intact

That said, the administration could still add provisions that hinder the rule to bar discrimination.<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Calling Peter Thiel.<p>Well, maybe not, as it turns out, since the influence of the Silicon Valley investor — a “proud” gay man — on the Trump administration seems almost nil …

US wrestlers planning to travel to Iran despite travel ban

USA Wrestling said Monday that the U.S. still plans to compete next month in Iran, one of seven Muslim-majority countries whose citizens were …

This Statue of Liberty Drawing Became a Symbol of the "No Ban, No Wall" Movement | Monday Insta Illustrator

Jamie Hu's illustration has been shared by thousands to protest Trump's Muslim ban.<p>Thousands flocked to John F. Kennedy International Airport and other airports throughout the country this weekend after President Trump signed an executive order banning passport holders from seven Muslim nations and …

6 of the Best Music Documentaries on Netflix

Bob Marley | Express Newspapers/Getty Images<p>Netflix has been adding tons of documentaries to its collection in recent months and with so many options …

Bob Marley

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

Cockroach Milk as Nutritious Food in the Future

Image Source: www.iflscience.com<p>Cockroaches aren’t exactly the most well-loved of insects, instead, they’re considered household pests. But now, …

Dreamlike Panoramas Taken on Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the Largest Salt Flat in the World

Bolivia is home to the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world. At just over 4,000 square miles across, the fantastically surreal terrain …

Obamacare’s sinking safety net

As millions get covered, a POLITICO investigation finds that dozens of the insurers that the health care law depends on are losing money and even abandoning the system. Can it be fixed?<p>If you’re looking to find a smashing Obamacare success story—a place where the nation’s biggest and most …

Here's what Apple's future Lightning headphones will be able to do that normal headphones can't

The big question is: Why?<p>It's because headphones with a digital connection — like Lightning or USB-C — can do so much more than traditional analog headphones, according to Carl Alberty, VP of marketing at Cirrus Logic.<p>He would know — Cirrus announced this week a developer's kit that will allow any …

Father’s Day: The Photographs that Moved Them Most

TIME asked 14 photographers who’ve dedicated themselves to making extensive work about their families to reflect on thei<p>... VIEW MORE<p>1 of 1<p>TIME asked …

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically underneath fluttering, heavy lids. I feel a heavy presence on top of my chest, squeezing the air from my lungs and throat. Then a shadowy, cloaked figure starts looming just within the corners of vision.<p>I'm not dreaming. And no …

GAME OF THRONES Tweets Get the Data Visualization Treatment

If you’re anything like me, you spend your Sunday nights glued to the television, watching the latest episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>… probably with your …

How to master the power nap

To see someone kick back their feet and close their eyes for a brief spell seemed to hint at a deeper flaw.<p>Why would people need to power down for twenty minutes in the middle of the day if they were making good choices at night?<p>They must be sick. Or hungover. Or, worst of all, lazy.<p>But things have …

Syrian Teen's 9-Minute Doc Hits Cannes, Sundance, L.A. Film Fest

Khaldiya Jibawi dreams of being a documentary filmmaker.<p>And she's off to a great start.<p>The 18-year-old Syrian refugee made her first film in a refugee camp in Jordan, and it's been shown at Sundance, SXSW and the Cannes Film Festival, to name a few. This weekend, her documentary shows at the Los …

Some Ocean Fish Now Prefer Plastics Over Planktons As Food, Thanks To Pollution

The damaging effects of pollution in the ocean is being felt heavily by its inhabitants. It does not only kill a large number of fish, but it also …

Pollution

Ten Must See Photography Documentaries and Their Trailers

If I ever find myself wallowing in a creative rut, I have a few surefire ways out of that hole. My most effective method, although probably not the …

Most erotic thrillers are considered to be bottom of the barrel affairs. Given that so many of them rely on old cliches, cardboard characters and …

On Tour with Prince: A Photo Story and Remembrance

<b>June 21, 2011.</b> “You want to shoot Prince’s European Tour? Need to know ASAP.”<p><b>January 28, 1985.</b> I had snuck my 12″ Sampro B/W television that my …

Family

Humans of New York

“I’m forty-eight now. I’ve been dating a woman for over two years. And I’m getting to the point where I probably need to cut her loose or commit. …

Humans of New York

“We’ve been friends for a long time. Both of us were married for forty years and both of our spouses passed away. A couple years after my husband …

A woman from Ohio sued a sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed race baby

Jennifer Cramblett of rural Uniontown in northeastern Ohio filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago claiming fraud, misconduct and negligence on the part of Midwest Sperm Bank because of the sperm it used to inseminate her in December 2011, according to the complaint.<p>Cramblett gave birth …

Artists Pay Tribute to Prince’s Life and Legacy

From celebrity cats to hand drawn album covers, these artists have created work in memory of Prince.<p>Following the news that pop icon Prince has passed away, the tributes have started flooding in. Google US paid their respects via a Purple Rain-themed logo; and next week's New Yorker will honor the …

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. …

The 20 Coolest Pieces of Wearable Tech We've Ever Seen

The winners of WH's 2016 Fitness Awards, unveiled.

Fitness Technology

Here Are 13 of the World’s Most Influential Women You Don’t Know Yet

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Turns Out These Bathroom Hand Dryers Detonate a Blast of Germs

It's really quite gross.<p>Travelers knowingly—and often eagerly—put themselves in risky situations all the time. They traverse the most treacherous …

A Man and His 4-Year-Old Son Rollerbladed 300 Miles in 14 Days

If you thought a weekend getaway with your dad was enough of a bonding experience, try to put yourself in the shoes rollerblades of the father-son …