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15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

Science Fiction

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Talk to a Friend Who Is Suffering

In the early weeks after Dave died, I was shocked when I’d see friends who did not ask how I was doing. I felt invisible, as if I were standing in …

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George Michael, a queer guide for the straight guys

In George Michael’s expressions of healthy sexuality, a better model for heterosexual men can be found<p>French marketing guru and cultural theorist extraordinaire, Clotaire Rapaille, explains in his book, "The Culture Code," that every culture has a coded way of understanding a particular topic. The …

2017's Top 10 Digital Branding and Marketing Trends [Infographic]

Planning your digital marketing efforts for the coming year? Digital marketing and branding agency Borenstein Group offers some advice about the top …

Star Wars 'Rogue One': How Palpatine made the Galaxy great again

<b>HONOLULU</b>, December 16, 2016 – Have you seen the exciting new Star Wars interquel, <i>Rogue One</i>? As a political scientist, I’ve always appreciated the …

Camille Paglia’s history of music: The politics and poetry of Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye and hip-hop

We hear too much music in isolation. Let’s return the poetry and politics to words we can’t get out of our heads<p>Thirty years ago, during my second year of teaching humanities at the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts (1985-86), I created an elective two-semester course called “Lyric” that …

The 7 Best Things to Eat and Drink After Your Workout

You can do better than a Snickers bar.<p>Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine—it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p>Whey<p><b>In</b> …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout, According to a Registered Dietitian

You've got your leggings, your sports bra, your sneakers, and a hair tie. You're ready to work out, right? Actually, you're missing one crucial …

How to Make Friends as an Adult

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11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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These Are the Best Ways to Quit Smoking According to Science

About 42 million adults in the U.S. smoke, and nearly 70% say they want to quit, according to the latest surveys. But smoking cessation methods …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

4 of the Best Workouts for Men in Their 40s

Your 40s represent a time in which you may not be aiming for a rock-hard, muscular beach body and instead, focusing on simple maintenance. You’re …

Acclaimed LGBT Web Series 'Eastsiders' Returning For A Second Season

And we couldn't be more excited.<p>Eastsiders Season 2 from Wolfe Video on Vimeo.<p>A web series that made waves around the Internet -- and on LOGO TV -- is returning for a second season.<p>"Eastsiders," set in Los Angeles, stars creator Kit Williamson ("Mad Men"<i>)</i> and Van Hansis <i></i>("As the World Turns") as two …

Jon Stewart’s real threat to Fox News: You don’t get to define patriotism!

Post-9/11, critiquing the right meant you hated the country. Stewart was the perfect foil for that false patriotism<p>As we enter the final days of Jon Stewart’s tenure as host of “The Daily Show” there has been a flurry of information about Stewart’s impact. Beyond top 10 lists, we have also learned …

A Very Good Reason To Be Friends Before Dating, Courtesy of Science

<i>Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.</i><p><b>The Background</b><p>Sometimes dating is awesome (see here). Other times, it can feel like you're lagging behind in the Superficial Olympics -- as you try to …

The Artist Behind The Gay Pride Flag Mistaken For ISIS Speaks Out

CNN became the butt of numerous jokes after devoting a segment to a purported ISIS flag that appeared at London Pride festivities last week which turned out to be a cleverly-designed banner featuring images of dildos and other sex toys in place of Arabic script.<p>It's been suggested that "dildos of …

Is Technology Dehumanizing Society?

In my recent trend piece, From Second Silicon Valley Gold Rush to Angel Investment Bubble, These Are the Tech Trends to Watch, I concluded with the following thought:<p><b>The Dehumanization of Society:</b> Technology has created tremendous opportunities for the world to shrink through communication, …

Why That Day Mattered

By now, you have heard that the US Supreme Court has ruled that marriage is a fundamental right and that gay and lesbian people are as deserving of that right as their straight neighbors and friends. As such, no state may restrict a gay or lesbian person's right to get married. Well, despite the …

12 cool things you can do with Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

How to convince anyone to change their mind on a divisive issue in just 22 minutes — with science*

<i>*Update 5/29: The study has been officially retracted from Science.</i><p>Sometimes it seems we live in a society that's so divided — on social issues especially — that we could never end up on the same page.<p>Take same-sex marriage. Proponents say that same-sex couples should have the same relationship …

The best exercise for each muscle, according to science

You’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the <i>perfect</i> workout that’ll save you time and give you the most bang for your buck; so we consulted the …

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages.<p><b>1. Some continents have more languages than others</b><p>Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the …

How to Save Stories To Read Later On Your Phone

Sometimes, it feels like our phones buzz with notifications from our favorite news apps at the most inconvenient moments — it’s hard to open a …