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Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

The Best Second-Screen Apps for Watching TV

If you’re watching live television without the aid of a smartphone or tablet, you’re missing out. There’s an entire world of apps out there designed …

Apps

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

How to Teach Google What a Story Is

Deep inside Google, a small team has been trying to solve a problem that's easy for any schmuck around the watercooler but frighteningly difficult for the world's most data-rich company: telling a story.<p>Google wanted to solve a problem we can all understand. People take so, so many photographs and …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future

If beer is the new wine, robots are the new beer snobs. Well, sort of.<p>Researchers in Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue that really knows the difference between a pilsner and a bock.<p>For now, it looks less like a slick, futuristic robot and more like a big of clump sensors. It's still a …

Why Is the American Dream Dead in the South?

Upward mobility has stayed the same the past 50 years despite skyrocketing inequality. But it's lower in the South (and Ohio) than anywhere else in the U.S.—or the rest of the developed world.<p>Flickr: Sasha Y. Kimel<p>The top 1 percent aren't killing the American Dream. Something else is—if you live in …

More Americans buying wedding insurance

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that.<p>With the cost of the average American wedding reaching about $26,000, insurers have been selling a growing number of policies to protect against losses from extreme weather, illness and, in one firm's case, even a …

Health Care

Plan your next ‘move’ with this map of US migration patterns

Everyone I know wants to live in New York City. As a NYC native however, I’m sick of hearing people complain about why their lives suck as a result …

World’s 85 richest people have wealth equal to that of half the population: report

The world's 85 wealthiest people are really, really rolling in the dough.<p>Just how rich are they? According to a new report by Oxfam, their total fortunes are equal to as much as half of that of the world's population.<p>The report, which analyzes a number of studies to highlight the world's growing …

Income Inequality

The 18 Best 90s Pop Songs You Forgot Existed

Nine times out of ten, 90s throwback playlists tend to turn into more “Backstreet Boys/Britney Spears/Spice Girls Appreciation Hour” than anything …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

4 Ways That IBM’s Watson Could Transform How Humans Think And Make Decisions

Watson may have won Jeopardy, but the supercomputer’s real-world uses–in medicine, education, and beyond–are only now coming into play.<p>Terrell Jones, the founder of Travelocity and the founding chairman of Kayak.com, let the world in on a secret yesterday: “The guy that started the online travel …