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The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Do Big Movies Have Big Messages? On Godzilla , Marvel, & More

In a discussion of Gareth Edward's <i>Godzilla</i>, the Slate Spoiler Special podcast explores how the movie marketed itself to be as "dark and profound as the original." They go to note that the first half of the movie teased at potentially very interesting concepts and philosophies. However, in the last …

Eric Holder Talks About Racism the Way Obama Wishes He Could

Comedy Central’s <i>Key & Peele</i>, a sketch comedy show from Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele, has a great recurring bit that debuted during the 2012 …

Top 10 Junk Food Substitutes

April 2, 2016<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>No matter how hard you try, unhealthy foods are almost impossible to avoid. It doesn't help that a recent study by researchers at Ontario's University of Waterloo appears to have revealed a link between giving into cravings for junk food and lapses in brain function.<p>The …

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How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

The Man Who Literally Built 'Star Wars'

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metal<p><b>PLUS: The Art of Star Wars: See Exclusive Storyboards from the Original Trilogy</b><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

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How the GOP’s Establishment Candidate in North Carolina Won by Running Right

RALEIGH, N.C.—The governor had tried to be polite about it. For months upon months, Pat McCrory avoided admitting what was obvious—that he wanted …

How the Tea Party Can Save Itself and Become a Powerful Force for Good

The Tea Party is the most maligned major political movement of our time. But it has been maligned for all the wrong reasons. I am happy to report, …

When the Death Penalty Turns Into Torture

Tuesday night, the state of Oklahoma accidentally killed a man in the middle of trying to execute him. Clayton Lockett, 38, died of a heart attack …

NFL Mock Draft: Game of Thrones Edition

With the NFL Draft less than a week away, it feels like every other day we get an analyst's updated Mock Draft.<p>A prospect had a private workout that went well? BOOM! Mock Draft 4.0, up and ready.<p>A prospect had an irregular bowel movement after eating Thai food? BOOM! Mock Draft 5.0.<p>I've gotten so …

A Different Perspective on Donald Sterling

The Donald Sterling controversy has caused a major uproar in the NBA and across the United States. Some people may take offense to this particular view, and some people may agree, but the bottom line is that everybody is entitled to their own opinion on the Donald Sterling nightmare.<p>First and …

Sterling Situation Proves Public Perception Ultimately Defines Brands

Professional sports owners are largely untouchable. They can raise ticket prices and black out games and move the team from city to city. They don't even have to worry about losing their team because of low ticket sales, because cable television and stadium subsidies cover most of their costs.<p>But …

Get the Scoop on Protein Powders

Which protein powder is best for your needs and dietary preferences? We break down the pro's and con's of six protein powders<p>Whether you’re a …

10 Health and Fitness Myths You Still Believe

Top experts set the record straight on myths that just won’t die<p>How Much Water to Drink<p>1 of 10<p><b>You’ve heard:</b> You should drink a gallon of water every …

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Training by Repetitions, Time, and Distance: What's Best?

As a SHAPE reader, you’ve likely noticed how some workouts give a specific number of reps to do for each exercise while other routines say to do an …

Australian and US scientists reverse ageing in mice, humans could be next

Australian and US researchers have developed a compound which reverses muscle ageing in mice, saying it could be one of the keys to reversing ageing …

Why I’m Voting to Boycott Israel

<i>Editor’s Note: In response to Michelle Goldberg’s post about the American Studies Association’s proposed boycott of Israel, we have convened a</i> …

The First Rule of RootsCamp: Don’t Mention Obamacare

It took a little while to realize that Sen. Elizabeth Warren was standing right in front of us. RootsCamp, the annual “unconference” that sequesters …

Another Partisan Divide: Mitt Romney's Looks

It's clear that Republicans and Democrats had different political opinions about Mitt Romney. But did Romney literally look different to the two sides? A forthcoming study suggests that might be the case.<p>According to new research from Ohio State University psychologists, individual political biases …

Take that, Paul Ryan! Elizabeth Warren beats back Social Security plot

<b>Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)</b><p>The years-long campaign to slash Social Security benefits has finally met its match<p>Michael Lind<p>December 15, 2013 11:59am (UTC)<p>The Overton Window has shifted! At least in the case of Social Security.<p>The Overton Window — named for the late …

Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp

<b>Newt Gingrich, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton (AP/Ron Edmonds/Reuters/Joshua Roberts/AP/Stephan Savoia/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>For decades, both parties supplanted a push for higher wages with well-intended public aid. The result: Calamity<p>Joan Walsh<p>December 15, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>2013 is the year many …

Would Rand Paul be another George Bush?

<b>George W. Bush, Rand Paul (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Reed Saxon/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>“Days of Fire” author Peter Baker talks to Salon about the Iraq war, and how the GOP has changed<p>Scott Porch<p>December 15, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>On Jan. 30, 2001, ten days after his inauguration, President George W. Bush …

Ted Williams: Secrets of baseball’s greatest hitter — and an unsung hero on race

<b>Ted Williams (AP/Ted Sande)</b><p>We all know Ted Williams is the last player to hit .400. A new biography shows how progressive he was on race<p>Allen Barra<p>December 15, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>If Joe DiMaggio was baseball’s Cary Grant, then Ted Williams was surely its John Wayne. Some friends thought that in later …

Jennifer Lawrence's Photoshop Job On Flare Cover Makes The Internet Rounds (PHOTO, GIFS)

Leave it to the fashion world to find flaws in Jennifer Lawrence's appearance.<p>A GIF circulating the blogosphere has caused a June 2011 Flare magazine cover of the actress to resurface, bringing the gratuitous Photoshop job to the world's attention. In the resulting cover, it appears as if J.Law has …