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Spice up your home screen with the best widgets for Android

In the early days of Android, widgets were all the rage, but in recent years they’ve become window dressing. Lots of the best Android apps have great …

More Than Just Skin: How Hentai Games Are Seducing New Audiences

As the old adage goes, “sex sells.” Putting a little—or a lot—of skin in to titillate the audience is one surefire way to make a buck.<p>That’s the entire business model behind hentai games, a subset of computer and phone games, often originating in Japan, that feature <i>hentai</i>, an adults-only subgenre …

Comic Books

The 8 Best Meditation Apps to Help You Attain Personal Nirvana

I’ve never met you before, but I’m sure I can tell you just a little bit about yourself based on the fact that you clicked a link about meditation …

Meditation

Michelle Obama savages Trump administration for gutting her legacy

Michelle Obama has made her strongest political intervention since leaving the White House, stating bluntly at a health conference: “Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap.”<p>One of the former first lady’s signature legacies was an effort to reduce childhood obesity. Earlier this …

Donald Trump

Kitana and Mileena Mortal Kombat Cosplay is Amazingly Sexy & NSFW

Stunning Kitana and Mileena Mortal Kombat Cosplay<p>Every single weekend like clockwork, we try to share with you some amazing cosplay from around the …

Meet the “malady within the American spirit”: Donald Trump is Martin Luther King, Jr’s greatest warning

A radical message from a half-century ago could tell us a lot about the president<p>You could hear the deep sadness in the preacher’s voice as he named “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today -- my own government." With those words, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., launched a …

The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

They betrayed you for chump change<p>Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and …

Solving the Riddle of Old Tom Gin

This historic spirit is getting popular again, but what exactly should it taste like?<p>A minor, but persistent, historical mystery in the annals of …

Swedish nuclear physicist just got the world’s first approved birth control app - as effective as the pill but using only mathematics

Elina BerglundMargareta Bloom Sandebäck<p>For over a year Elina Berglund nuclear physicist has been fighting authorities and malicious headlines. Now her app will be the first in the world to be approved as a contraceptive.<p>“It feels incredibly exciting that there is now an approved alternative to …

Did NASA Just Accidentally Produce A Warp Bubble? EmDrive Could Lead To Warp Drive

NASA scientists working on a project called EmDrive have accidentally stumbled upon something that will send science fiction junkies into a frenzy. …

The 7 smartest, classiest porn sites

<b>Scene still from "Hysterical Literature"</b><p>Smut doesn’t have to be so boring and conventional. Sites like Hysterical Literature prove it can even be artistic<p>Jill Hamilton<p>April 13, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>According to Rule 34, if it exists, there's a porn for it. …

Turn-On

The right’s fear of education: What I learned as a (former) conservative military man

Why are Republicans constantly bashing college these days? I was one of them — and the answer may surprise you<p>My first college experience was failing half my classes at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1992. The highlight was getting a “D” in English 101. Like many small town kids, I was …

Destiny: Easily Get Loot from the Loot Cave - IGN Strategize - IGN Video

Want to easily get blue and purple engrams? Well with this cave trick you can pick them up and improve your chances of getting gear you actually want.

The U.S. Government Is Not A Democracy, Claims Princeton

The U.S. government is not a democracy, according to researchers at Princeton. While the United States of America were founded on a constitution …

'Destiny' Day One Gameplay

The floodgates have been opened and Destiny is now playable for…media members across the land. While the general public still has to wait 24 hours until launch, the press finally has the chance to boot up their review copies and start playing the game finally not in an “alpha” or “beta” …

8 terrifying sleep disorders — from “sexsomnia” to “exploding head syndrome” | Salon.com

<b>(Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley via Shutterstock)</b><p>8 terrifying sleep disorders — from “sexsomnia” to “exploding head syndrome”<p>These freaky conditions give new meaning to the phrase “night terrors”<p>Jodie Gummow<p>September 8, 2014 12:59pm (UTC)<p>Most of us have experienced some form of sleep disturbance at one …

8 Common problems with the LG G3 and how to fix them

The LG G3 upped the ante in the specifications race by being one of the first mainstream Android devices to sport a Quad HD display. The LG flagship is one of the best high-end smartphones currently available, and has proved to be quite popular, but unfortunately, does have its fair share of …

Gear & Gadgets

Gospel of selfishness pervades American Christianity

The philosophers of greed now use Christianity as their cover story<p>Anyone who has worked in the restaurant business will be happy to tell you that waiters always fight each other to avoid working Sunday lunch shift. Not because they want to sleep in, but because it’s a widespread belief that the …

Albert Camus anticipated the Arab Spring

The French philosopher and author would have turned 100 this week. His writings have never felt more prescient<p>NEW ORLEANS — A century ago yesterday, Albert Camus was born into a poor, overcrowded home in Algiers, Algeria, the capital of France’s colonial department. He would become one of the …

“They were so unlike themselves:” Soldiers pay the price for U.S. wars

<b>(Associated Press/Anja Niedringhaus)</b><p>America’s wars have a horrible hidden cost<p>Ann Jones<p>November 7, 2013 4:40pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The last time I saw American soldiers in Afghanistan, they were silent. Knocked out by gunfire and explosions that left them grievously …

Dem congressman to GOPer at Obamacare hearing: “Are you really serious!?”

Rep. Bill Pascrell absolutely loses it during a House hearing on Obamacare<p>While today's Obamacare hearing may not have shed much light on the workings of the law, it did teach us this much: New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell likes to stand up when he yells at Republicans.<p>And during Tuesday's hearing on …

Cover and Cal: Two beta apps to keep on your radar

One of the really rad features of the Android ecosystem is the opportunity to become a part of developers’ beta communities, most often through …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

How Amazon and Goodreads could lose their best readers

When Amazon bought Goodreads it got a community of passionate readers, not all of whom want to follow the new rules<p>With 20 million members (a number some have noted is close to the population of Australia) and a reputation as a place where readers meet to trade information and share their …

After war, many veterans confront another battle

Hundreds of thousands of soldiers have come home with psychological wounds. A master reporter tells their story<p>“ ‘I can’t pay my rent.’<p>“ ‘I ran out of meds.’<p>“ ‘I haven’t gotten my pay.’ ”<p>Patti Walker is reading the messages waiting for her at the start of a new day. She sighs. She is a big sigher, …

Veterans Defy Shutdown & ‘Break’ Into WWII Memorial — Can You Guess Who Helped Them?

–<p>Several Republican members of Congress removed barricades from the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday and escorted veterans onto the grounds that were legally closed because of the government shutdown.<p>The World War II memorial was closed to the public on Tuesday as a result of the …

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Motorola Moto X Accessories: Chargers, Car Mounts and more

When shopping for Motorola Moto X accessories you don't always need to pay top-dollar for OEM gear. More often than not, you'll find much better …

Idyllic small town to McDonald’s: Get out of here!

<b>(spirit of america via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>An Australian suburb’s virulent fight against a proposed McDonald’s turns rough, but rallies residents together<p>Carlo Dellora<p>September 2, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>A lone protester, sleeping rough on top of a building marked for demolition in the tiny outer-Melbourne …

[Update: Funded] Pressy, A Physical Button That Plugs Into Your Headphone Jack, Reaches Nearly 1/4th Of Kickstarter Goal After Just One Day

Android phones are immensely customizable, but typically, these tweaks take place internally. We swap out launchers and keyboards like car floor mats …