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What You Need To Know About This Year's Flu Season

Aja C. Holmes planned to go to work last week, but her flu symptoms — a cough, fever and severe body aches that worsened overnight — had other ideas.<p>"It felt like somebody took a bat and beat my body up and down," said Holmes, 39, who works as a residential life director at California State …

Public Health

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

False memories and false confessions: the psychology of imagined crimes

In February 2016, Julia Shaw received a call from a lawyer regarding a criminal case. It involved two sisters who, in 2015, had given the police …

Hackers Are the Real Obstacle for Self-Driving Vehicles - MIT Technology Review

Before autonomous trucks and taxis hit the road, manufacturers will need to solve problems far more complex than collision avoidance and navigation …

Phone Calls Are the Antidote to the Golden Age of Bailing

According to <i>The New York Times</i>, we now officially live in the “golden age of bailing.” We’ve all been there; you’re six episodes deep into <i>Glow</i> and …

Ignore The Bullshit: iPhones Are Not Destroying Teenagers

The same people who proclaimed a narcissism epidemic among millennials now say teens are being ruined by smartphones. They're wrong.

Before Mayweather-McGregor, there was Ali-Inoki

The mixed martial arts fight that lives in infamy<p>After a year in the making, Saturday’s breathlessly anticipated bout between former five-division …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

Chuck Berry: A Life in Pictures

Hall of Fame

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

3 ways to get rid of anger, according to neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke, the Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year; and this year, they'll be the best …

Astronomy

40+ America's Test Kitchen Recipes You Should Make in This Lifetime

America's Test Kitchen and its other publications like <b>Cooks Illustrated</b> and <b>Cook's Country</b> are my most trusted sources for recipes. ATK prides itself on testing and retesting its recipes and cooking methods until it has achieved perfection. Though most of ATK's recipes are only available through …

Cooking

These Truckers Work Alongside the Coders Trying to Eliminate Their Jobs

Just before Stefan Seltz-Axmacher offers a job to an engineer at Starsky Robotics Inc., a driverless trucking startup in San Francisco, he gives them …

Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’

EFFINGHAM, Ill. — The vast Petro truck stop here is a neon-lit, blacktop oasis at the crossroads of America. It beckons big-rig drivers with showers, laundry machines, a barber shop, even a knife store. “Professional drivers only,” reads the sign above the tables of the Iron Skillet restaurant, …

How People Decide Whether to Have Children

A guide for those on the fence<p>Isabel Caliva and her husband, Frank, had already “kicked the can down the road.” The can, in their case, was the kid conversation; the road was Caliva’s fertile years. Frank had always said he wanted lots of kids. Caliva, who was in her early 30s, thought maybe one or …

Parenting

Twilight of the Rock Gods

For music fans, the recent flood of celebrity deaths has been overwhelming: David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael and Chuck Berry seem like a disproportionate number of superstars to lose in a short time span.<p>But with many of rock’s founding fathers and mothers reaching …

Berry’s style permeated rock music so completely that you could hear his influence in everyone who picked up a guitar for decades afterwards<p>When Chuck Berry wrote School Day (Ring Ring Goes the Bell), his detailed evocation of a day in the life of an American teenager in the Eisenhower era, he …

Asbury Park

Hip-Hop’s Unlikeliest Icons: Promethazine Codeine Syrup Manufacturers

Inside the recording studio at Screwed Up Records & Tapes, William Gibbs lights up a Black & Mild and pauses to consider how long he’s been sipping. …

How Atlanta Became the New Cultural Capital of America

From Migos and Gucci Mane to Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ and the Falcons, the ATL has risen, and is now dominating popular culture in a major way.<p>“I’d …

Willie Nelson and His Famous Guitar: The Tale of Trigger: Watch the Short Film Narrated by Woody Harrelson

There are those albums that can change someone's perception of an entire genre of music. Willie Nelson’s <i>Red Headed Stranger</i> was such an album for me. …

Every Marvel Game Currently in Development

Your guide to the upcoming (and currently available) Marvel game goodness.<p>"The world will always need heroes. We just need to re-assemble them."<p>So …

Comics

Marvel announces new Avengers game from the developers behind Tomb Raider and Deus Ex

The start of a multi-game collaboration between Marvel and Square Enix<p>After teasing an announcement yesterday, both Marvel and Square Enix have announced a new project: a joint venture for a new game based on the Avengers. The game is being developed by Square Enix studios Crystal Dynamics (<i>Rise of</i> …

'Singles' Soundtrack Reissue to Contain Grunge-Era Rarities

A new, two-disc deluxe edition of the soundtrack to <i>Singles</i> – Cameron Crowe's look at Generation X living in early Nineties Seattle – will feature …

Chris Cornell

Ubisoft Reveals Details of Upcoming For Honor Beta

A new, dedicated website offers another way to grab a code, too.<p>Ubisoft has revealed details of the closed beta test for For Honor, running from …

George Beall, Prosecutor Who Brought Down Agnew, Dies at 79

George Beall, a son and brother of United States senators from Maryland whose prosecution of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, a former governor of the state, for bribery led to Mr. Agnew’s resignation in 1973, died on Sunday in Naples, Fla. He was 79.<p>The cause was cancer, said his wife, Carolyn …

Every Game Release Date in 2017

This year is packed with some of the biggest new games to play, including heavy hitters like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Persona 5, and much more. To help you keep track of everything coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all …

George Lucas Can’t Give His $1.5 Billion Museum Away

“I’ve been ready to retire for a few years,” George Lucas said. “The idea of going out and doing another <i>Star Wars</i> is something I’m not that crazy …

25 Recipes to Eat in Togetherness

Now, as ever, we believe there's value in sitting down at a table together.<p>What our community has demonstrated time and again is that they (you!) value food not merely for sustenance or taste but as means of learning and understanding, of finding shared connections where differences might otherwise …