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Twitter outlines its plan to tackle trolls, hate symbols and violence

After coming under fire last week for suspending actor Rose McGowan’s account in the midst of her pointing out the worrying phenomenon of sexual harassment in Hollywood, Twitter’s attempt at firefighting was weak, to say the least.<p>CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweetstorm last Friday didn’t hold much water, …

9 plants that are perfect for the bedroom

Plants provide freshness in every room of the house but they are particularly effective and refreshing, when placed in the bedroom. They bring a …

These 12 sheet sets have earned Amazon customers’ snuggly seal of approval

At the end of a long day, there’s nothing better than getting into a fresh bed with soft sheets (dream bonus: fresh-out-of-the-dryer warm). Just …

28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

The season promises a veritable cornucopia of enthralling novels and short story collections.<p>As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read …

Books

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Keep on Your Radar This Fall

Look, guys. This fall’s offering of books is huge. <i>Huge</i>. We’re not even going to suggest reading <i>all</i> of these, unless you yourself are some kind of …

Every single Stephen King novella, ranked

There aren't many best-selling authors out there who still write novellas.<p>In publishing terms, the form is a tricky one: often too short to stand …

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as two-step verification or 2FA, the process gives web services a secondary access to the account owner (you!) …

Information Systems

To save the endangered black rhinoceros, we need a new strategy

The Western black rhinoceros is extinct. There have been no reports or sightings of the species, <i>Diceros bicornis longpipes</i>, since 2006, reports the …

George Saunders' novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo' is remarkable

George Saunders’ first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” is remarkable; let’s get that out of the way first. Unfolding over one night in a graveyard not far from the White House, it tells a story that is, by turns, simple and complicated, tracing both a father’s grief and its effect on the Republic he …

Books

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

13 scary new books to make Halloween spookier

Want something spooky to read this Halloween? Never fear.<p>For readers from tiny tots to serious scholars, we've collected 13 recent books that explore the creepy, the frightening, and the world of the dead. Here's our list:<p><b>1. "Perchance to Dream" by Charles Beaumont</b> (Penguin Classics, $16 paper). …

Books

Guillermo del Toro's Guide to Gothic Romance - Rookie

Illustration by Allegra Lockstadt.<p>Do you ever wonder what goes on in the wondrous mind of director, producer, and screenwriter Guillermo del Toro? …

Cyberpunk Sunday! Listen to a Radio Dramatization of William Gibson’s NEUROMANCER

Open Culture found this radio adaptation of William Gibson’s 1984 cyberpunk novel <b>Neuromancer</b>.<p>You can listen to it below…but in case you need any more …

Our 28 Best Irish-Inspired Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

You don't have to be Irish to appreciate corned beef, cabbage, and a good, hearty stout. This collection of our favorite Irish recipes makes us wish it was St. Patrick's Day all year long.<p>While we don't need a <i>reason</i> to pile our plates with buttery potatoes, sautéed cabbage, and soda bread, St. …

Cooking

Chicken Curry

5 stars based on 176 votes<p>In this family-friendly Indian dish, thinly sliced chicken breasts are sautéed with curry powder and simmered in an …

Cashew Chicken

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup roasted, unsalted cashews<br>• 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins, cut into …

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

Borderline Personality Disorder: 'I couldn't deal with the rollercoaster in my head'

The majority of those diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder are women but still so few people understand what it is. Sarah Graham reports<p>Mental health has never been so high on the agenda. Both Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband have made it a key part of their election campaigns, and we're …

Mental Health

How to Reduce Pot Belly Considerably with some Food Items & Exercises

In the current scenario, due to hectic & busy schedule, improper diet, inadequate sleep, and irregular exercise people are becoming unhealthy, and …

Nutrition

Clean Your Bathroom in No Time With These DIY Wipes

Keep your bathroom sparkling clean with easy DIY wipes that also look lovely on the counter. The perfect mix of ingredients to use on countertops, shine sink hardware, and even clean mirrors, the cleaner takes care of bacteria while leaving a lovely lemon scent. Upcycle a large plastic container, …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Past the Centre Pompidou: the unsung museums of Paris

If there's one thing that rivals a Parisian's obsession with food, it's art. This passion for art, and culture in general, is reflected in the vast number of museums in Paris. According to the municipality there are well over 100 of them, one of the highest concentrations in the world.<p>Everyone …

7 Money Saving Tricks: Dairy Edition

6 Simple and Satisfying Puréed Soups

Get out your blender! Puréed soups are simple, silky and satisfying -- and a great way to enjoy your vegetables.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you basically throw everything in a …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

How Harper Lee's Long-Lost Sequel Was Found

An interview with the publisher of Go Set A Watchman, the recently-discovered follow-up of To Kill A Mockingbird<p>When Harper Lee's lawyer and close friend, Tonja Carter, went combing through the secure archive near the author's Alabama home last fall, she only intended to check on the condition of …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Economy Class Gets An Upgrade... Wait, Make That a Downgrade

The lowly economy-class section is getting an upgrade in 2015. Or a downgrade, depending on your point of view.<p>At least two airlines are unveiling new coach class sections this spring. Alaska Airlines, with its Alaska Beyond service, will add custom leather seats, roomier overhead bins and new …

10 Things You Didn't Know You Were Cleaning Wrong

Cleaning your house is an emotional roller coaster -- you want to clean it, you procrastinate, you finally clean it and then your house is dirty again. But if you're not cleaning your house correctly, certain items stay dirty and that can be bad for your health.<p>We want you to stay healthy. So we've …