Edison Carrick

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Depression in Men: The Symptoms | The Art of Manliness

So far we’ve discussed the history of depression, and explored its possible causes. Before we conclude this series next week with a guidebook on …

Jony Ive Once Asked Steve Jobs Why He Was Such A Harsh Critic. Here's What Jobs Said...

Steve Jobs was famous for having a "reality distortion field."<p>Essentially, Jobs could say something that was outlandish, or borderline untrue, and people would still believe it because of his incredible salesmanship, for lack of a better word. He just had a way of convincing people.<p>Here's the …

Jony Ive

What To Do When You Have No Idea What To Do With Your Life (9 action steps to start)

Once upon a time, I had no idea what to do with my life.<p>Actually, there were many times while I was in college and after when I was lost. Even when I …

Islamic State Life Laid Bare As Brave Woman Wears Hidden Camera Under Her Niqab

Heavily armed men dressed all in black; a little girl holding hands with her mother, who has an AK-47 casually slung over her shoulder and young …

Disconnect Mobile Blocks Malicious Ads and Malware on Your Smartphone

Android/iOS: Disconnect, one of our favorite privacy-protecting browser tools, has a mobile app that keeps you safe on your smartphone as well. …

Amazon Prime Instant Video Finally Comes to Android in Amazon Update

Android: The day has <i>finally</i> arrived: Amazon Prime Instant Video customers can now watch their shows on Android phones and tablets. All within the …

Lessons In Manliness from Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.”</i><p>Today we’re gonna break the first rule with aplomb. Hey, everyone else does too. …

The 10 Best Things From September 2014

Some things are just... better.<p>Each month at Popular Science, we sift through a mountain of new products—everything from gadgets and tools to books and movies—so that you don't have to.<p>View the gallery below to see 10 of our favorite things hitting the shelves (or are already on them) this …

How To Find and Vet A Financial Advisor for Millennials

Millennials are just starting to consider hiring financial advisors en mass, and many different types of financial advisory firms are starting to …

15 30-Minute Vegetarian Meals

Anyone can be a vegetarian for one night, especially when there are so many perfect vegetables in season. But whether you’re vegetarian for life or just trying it out, these quick recipes demystify the vegetarian diet (lettuce? again?), add color and variety to your meals and give you more time to …

Facebook Messenger Is Getting Slammed By Tons Of Negative Reviews Right Now

In just a few days since the big split, Facebook Messenger has soared to the No. 1 spot in the iOS App Store — but it also has an overwhelming number of one-star ratings. Nearly 94% of those who rated the app gave it just one star. The Google Play store works a bit differently, as Mashable's …

Apps

What College Can’t Do

There’s a special joy in giving someone advice that’s sure not to be followed—“Wake up at the same time every morning”; “Don’t check your e-mail while on vacation”—and William Deresiewicz must have felt it when writing his recent cover story for <i>The New Republic</i>, “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy …

College & University

Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS

Every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. It’s perhaps the best known law of physics, and Guido Fetta thinks he’s found a way around …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time High After Strong Earnings Report

<b>Updated July 23 at 5:53 p.m.</b><p>Facebook stock climbed to an all-time high as it once again sailed past Wall Street’s expectations in its second …

Tech Leaders Tell Interns What They Wish They Knew At Age 20

Hundreds of Bay Area interns lined up on Tuesday to hear some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley share what they wished they knew when they were 20 at a recruiting event called Internapalooza.<p>Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Eventbrite co-founder Kevin Hartz, …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what people will be taking about on Thursday.<p><b>1. The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights into and out of Israel's Ben Gurion Airport.</b> The agency suspended flights to and from Tel Aviv on Tuesday over concerns related to a rocket strike near the airport.<p><b>2.</b><b>A</b> …

Celtic Park

OH GOOD: China Just Quarantined An Entire City For Bubonic Plague

Bubonic plague, better known to you and I as the Black Death, has a terrifying reputation. When one of your symptoms is gangrene, that will generally terrify people. And now China is sealing off an entire city to prevent an outbreak.<p>The good news, according to the Guardian, is that no further cases …

How to Build an Adult Slip-n-Slide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Stratton Lawrence</i>.<p>Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, …

Google buys music service Songza to take on Apple and Beats

Smart playlist curation is suddenly worth a lot of money<p>Google announced today that it's acquiring the streaming-music service Songza for an undisclosed sum. Over the coming months it will be integrating the company's smart playlist creation into Google Play Music and perhaps YouTube. Songza will …

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with silver …

George Soros

The Fabulous Life Of Bill Gates, The Richest Man In The World

Gates has been a public fixture ever since he and Paul Allen started a computer revolution in the 1980s. He has all of the toys you would expect from the world's richest man, from a private jet to a 66,000-square-foot home he nicknamed Xanadu 2.0.<p>Yet as his wealth has grown, Gates has done more and …

How to Create a Lifelong Brotherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Jonathan Mead</i>.<p>The responses from my closest male friends surprised me when I asked them this question: “What’s …

Facebook Just Fired A Huge Shot At Cisco

On Wednesday, Facebook introduced Wedge, making good on its promise from last year to push into the $23 billion Ethernet switch market, currently dominated by Cisco.<p>Wedge is part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), one of the most important tech projects Facebook has ever created. OCP began in 2012 …

Cisco Systems

No, A 'Supercomputer' Did NOT Pass The Turing Test For The First Time And Everyone Should Know Better

So, this weekend's news in the tech world was flooded with a "story" about how a "chatbot" passed the Turing Test for "the first time," with lots of …

Turing Test: Computer Program Convinces Judges It's Human

Judges in England were fooled into thinking the computer program they were conversing with was a human on Saturday — making it the first to pass the 65-year-old Turing Test.<p>"Eugene Goostman" is not a 13-year-old boy, but 33 percent of the people who partook in five minute keyboard conversations …

Alan Turing

New lock screen bypass discovered in iOS 7, allows access in 5 seconds under certain circumstances (Update: Resolved)

<b>Update 6/30:</b> It appears iOS 7.1.2 has resolved the issue: <i>A state management issue existed in the handling of the telephony state while in Airplane Mode. This issue was addressed through improved state management while in Airplane Mode.</i><p>A new lock screen bypass has been discovered in iOS 7 that …

77-year-old trader: How I made a lot of money

Paul Glandorf rattles off stock ticker symbols the way most people talk about popular TV shows and music.<p>At age 77, he is anything but a stereotypical Wall Street trader. He lives in Ohio and prefers casual "retiree clothing." (He put on a tie for this photo.) But his returns would make many top …