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Study links endorsement of traditional gender roles to decreased pleasure during casual sex

Sexual activities not based in committed relationships are becoming more common among young single adults. Interest has consequently arisen in …

Psychology

North Dakota Wants to Arrest Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman for Engaging in Journalism

So much for the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.<p>Despite well-established freedom of the press protections that outline and …

Rights & Freedoms

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Research

How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create Multiboot USB

How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create Multiboot USB<p>How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create …

#DeEscalateDontKill: Black Man Fatally Shot by Fla. Cops in His Own Backyard

In the last year, there has been a hashtag directed toward law enforcement all over the nation: #DeEscalateDontKill.<p>But the police in Broward County, …

Crime

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Born in Ireland, raised in Alabama, Caitlín Kiernan now lives in Rhode Island. Each of these evocative locales has influenced her science fiction and …

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

How To Install Multiple Bootable Operating Systems On One USB

How To Install Multiple Bootable Operating Systems On One USB<p>en_US<p>article<p>Learn how to make a Multiboot USB with Windows OS pre-loaded. To know how …

A hundred years on from Agatha Christie’s first novel, crime fiction is going cosy again

Hercule Poirot and Miss Marples are among golden age sleuths giving new inspiration to a genre tired of alcoholic divorcees and goth hackers<p>Forget domestic noir and put down all those books with “Girl” in the title. Crime fiction is turning back the clock to its golden age with a host of books that …

The class struggle is real: India is making labor history with the world’s largest general strike

<b>(Reuters/David McNew)</b><p>About 150 million workers walked off the job, but the media continue to ignore it<p>Vijay Prashad<p>September 10, 2016 8:30pm (UTC)<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>Trade unions leaders are reticent to say how many people struck work on September 2, 2016. They simply …

India

32 Great Sci-Fi Movies to Watch Right Now

Ghastly Idiocy About The Rise Of China - It's The Chinese Workers Who Have Benefited

That we might disagree about the attractions of communism or socialism, that’s fine. It would indeed be a boring world if we all had the same goals and aspirations. But to actually be entirely ignorant of who has benefited from the death of socialism, that attempt to build communism, is rather a …

DOJ catches Texas violating the court order against its voter suppression law

No one could have seen this one coming.<p>Texas is violating a court order intended to prevent it from suppressing the vote, according to the U.S. …

Prehistoric skull surgery could help prevent half of brain injury deaths, study suggests

The prehistoric practice of removing part of the skull to relieve pressure in the brain could prevent half of deaths from traumatic brain injury, a new study suggests.<p>Craniectomy, or trepanning, is a controversial technique where part of the skull cap is cut away to relieve dangerous swelling which …

This App Lets You Call Any Number on the Planet – For Free

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You were definitely not wrong when you thought that the advent of VOIP, or internet based calling would make life difficult for traditional …

Apps

The beginner's guide to quantum computing

By David Nield<p>If you find quantum computing difficult to get your head around, you're not alone - so do some of the brightest minds in the business. …

The Stroop test: how colourful is your language?

In the first in Mind Games, our new series on classic psychology experiments, we show you how to conduct the Stroop test, which looks at how language is processed<p>Welcome to the first in a new series where we highlight some of the mesmerising and classic experiments in psychology that you can try …

MicroPython on the ESP8266: Kicking the Tires

Scripting languages are for large computers, right? “Real” embedded device work is a hellish, never-ending cycle of code, compile, and re-flash. …

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance<p>Updated on April 25, 2018<p>What is a Multimeter?<p>A digital multimeter or DMM is a …

Arduino

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

Income Volatility: A Big Driver Of Inequality

Being poor isn’t easy. As in, seriously isn’t easy. Trying to balance all the problems that come about is almost impossible, and that’s according to well-educated and accomplished people I’ve spoken with who just went through a multi-hour <i>simulation</i> of poverty. As one lawyer, who was sure she could …

NASA: Melting Ice Sheets Is Changing How the Earth Rotates

Driven by dwindling polar ice, climate change is actually changing the way the Earth spins, new research shows. Melting ice sheets are contributing …

You've been charging your smartphone wrong

But it's partially our fault because we've been charging them wrong this whole time.<p>Many of us have an ingrained notion that charging our smartphones in small bursts will cause long-term damage to their batteries, and that it's better to charge them when they're close to dead.<p>But we couldn't be …

Trailer Premiere: Loving Depicts the Quiet Struggle to Legalize Interracial Marriage

In 1958, Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter did what two people who wanted to build a life together might be expected to do: they got married. But …

LGBTQI

Post-stroke shifts in gut bacteria could cause additional brain injury

When mice have a stroke, their gut reaction can amp up brain damage.<p>A series of new experiments reveals a surprising back-and-forth between the brain …

Neuroscience

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …