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‘Monogamish’ Trailer: Sex Workers, Philosophers, and Dan Savage Break Down the Myth of Monogamy — Watch

A new documentary asks what happens between falling in love and happily ever after.<p>If 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, why do we even try? …

Tips that pay off: How to grow rich in the future by setting yourself up now

Humans crave instant gratification. This craving is one reason we are attracted to short-term financial goals like getting rich fast — as opposed to …

Personal Finance

The Next Recession: We Are Witnessing The Largest Twin Bubbles In History

In the coming years, we will have to deal with the largest twin bubbles in history. It’s global debt (especially government debt) and the even larger bubble of government promises.<p>Together, these twin bubbles make up what investor John Mauldin calls “The Great Reset.” Nobody can tell how this …

Cranberry Walnut Biscuits Recipe

These tasty Southern buttermilk biscuits are jazzed up with fresh cranberries and chopped nuts for the holidays.<p>The cranberry walnut biscuits are the …

Breakfast

Entropy Is Why You Can't Unbreak an Egg. Is It Also Why Time Can't Go Backward?

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Quantum Physics

Eight things you can do now that might reduce your odds of dementia later

It's a safe bet that you'd like to avoid getting Alzheimer's. But you probably haven't done the one thing that could make you five times more likely to reach the age of 85 without getting the disease and 7.5 times more likely to have suffered no memory loss or other major cognitive decline.<p>Don't …

A physicist answers the grandest question of all: Why are we here?

Physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf, a contributor to the "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge," explains how the small differences in theories about space and time might explain why life just happened to happen.<p>Below is a transcript of the video:<p><i>Perhaps the most fundamental philosophical question that you</i> …

These wings are called “irresistible” for a reason

Back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from …

Recipes

Social media giants 'shamefully far' from tackling illegal content

<b>Social media firms are "shamefully far" from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says a parliamentary report.</b><p>Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report.<p>The government should consider making …

Merriam-Webster trolls Apple fans with its new definition of ‘sheeple’

According to the good people over at Merriam-Webster, there’s a new word in the dictionary, and its definition takes aim squarely at Apple consumers. …

You finally got your flying cars, and Stephen Colbert says they suck

“Like a mini trampoline had sex with a wienermobile.”<p>If you are reading this you are likely a person who consumes a lot of news on the internet. So you may well have read about, or heard about, the fact that Kitty Hawk, a Larry Page-backed flying car company, has started showing off its flying …

American Gods’ most explicit sex scene is a lesson in respectful filmmaking

What happens when a sex scene is more than sex?<p>If you’ve read Neil Gaiman’s <i>American Gods</i> and you’re now watching its TV adaptation on Starz, one question you may have is how they’re going to film <i>that</i> particular scene.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains spoilers for the first episode of <i>American …

Stephen Hawking Thinks There's A Way Out of a Black Hole

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Black Holes

How Dry Brushing Can Transform Your Body in Five Minutes or Less

Bare leg (and arm and ab) season is fast approaching. So how best to prepare our bodies, which have been enshrouded under puffy parkas, knit turtlenecks, and thermal leggings, for the light of day? Enter dry brushing—a wellness phenomenon touted for its benefits ranging from lymphatic drainage and …