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Whither the Slut? Mandy Stadtmiller and Karley Sciortino Reveal All

“Unwifeable,” a new memoir by Mandy Stadtmiller, begins and ends with the same scene. A single woman in New York—who describes herself as having been, for the duration of her adulthood, “a living don’t”; who, having given up alcohol and cocaine, has claimed indiscriminate sex as her “favorite …

Feminism

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Food & Dining

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May

May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, …

Books

Bible Loved by Christian Fundamentalists Written Using Method They Hate

The King James Bible’s creation was guided by the Holy Spirit and miraculously agreed upon, fundamentalist Christians say. Newly discovered texts say …

Theology

Misidentified Ancient Burial Ritual Sites Turn Out to Be Much More Gruesome

These sites are not where early hominins learned about death.<p>To be human is to grapple with death. Anthropologists are particularly interested in …

Anthropology

Death’s Best Friend

So much about death is unknowable: Cancer or car accident? What happens next? But when Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was thirty-seven years old, she decided …

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless Samurai Who Reunified Japan

Once called “the fool of Owari,” Oda Nobunaga would eventually be known as the first “great unifier” of Japan.The post Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless …

Japan

A high school football team took a knee and then all hell broke loose

“Nobody knew it would be like this.”<p>very morning, when former NFL player and current high-school football coach Joey Thomas walks into the recreation …

High School

In Resignation Letter, Accomplished U.S. Diplomat Slams Tillerson and Trump

A scathing resignation letter from a talented U.S. diplomat to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shows the extent of frustration and anger felt by …

7 Tips For Going Down On A Girl That'll Make Sure You Blow Her Mind

Is there a bigger bedroom bummer than when someone doesn't know how to go down on you properly? Nope, there sure isn't. That's because cunnilingus — …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Journalist Investigating Trump And Russia Says 'Full Picture Is One Of Collusion'

"The constellation of Russian connections circling around Planet Trump is quite extraordinary," says <i>Guardian</i> reporter Luke Harding. His new book is <i>Collusion.</i><p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. The new book "Collusion" is about what the author, my guest Luke Harding, says …

Donald Trump

She Said A Powerful Congressman Harassed Her. Here’s Why You Didn’t Hear Her Story.

“When you make private settlements, it doesn’t warn the next woman or the next person going into that situation.”<p><b>Michigan Rep. John Conyers</b>, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged …

Corruption

Our Elites Still Don’t Get It

John Bowlby is the father of attachment theory, which explains how humans are formed by relationships early in life, and are given the tools to go out and lead their lives. The most famous Bowlby sentence is this one: “All of us, from cradle to grave, are happiest when life is organized as a series …

Political Science

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Christianity

Show This Insanely Viral Video To Anyone Who Doesn’t Understand What ‘Privilege’ Means

This teacher’s tactic makes effects of privilege clear<p>In 2017, the concept of privilege is a hot button issue. Yet despite how frequently the term is …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

11 Coming-Of-Age Books With The Power To Change Your Life

We are what we read. Time to revisit some of these classics.<p>There are some books that just stay with us, no matter how many decades ago we read them. In some cases, they gave voice to our lives and articulated our coming-of-age. Now, a few are showing up in our teenagers' high school literature …

Literature

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Windows fans: get ready for an action-packed week

After nine months of waiting, Windows 10 is almost here.<p><b>Read next:</b> Our Windows 10 review.<p>Tuesday night at midnight ET, Microsoft will release the first full release of Windows 10, the biggest sea change in PC software in nearly three years. It's kind of a big deal! We've been getting previews of …

Scalia is getting roasted on social media with hilarious memes after his dissent on the gay marriage ruling

That seems to be the refrain on Twitter, where users are gleefully roasting Scalia after he voted on the losing side of both the Obamacare and gay marriage rulings in Supreme Court this week.<p>Scalia authored the dissent for both issues. On the gay marriage vote, he called Justice Anthony Kennedy's …

Social Media

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision Called 'The New 9/11', Compared To Slavery By Religious Conservatives

NEW YORK -- While much of America rejoiced Friday’s Supreme Court ruling that allows gay and lesbian couples to marry across all 50 states, the …

Apple Watch: the definitive review

The Apple Watch is an extraordinarily small and personal device. It is designed to participate in nearly every moment of your day, but almost never directly interact with anyone else. It knows when you’re wearing it. You can talk to it. You can poke it — and it can poke back.<p>Every so often, the …

The Best New Movies on Netflix and in Theaters This Month

What you should watch at the multiplex or from your couch in April 2015.<p>Snow on the East Coast has barely subsided, and yet we're already approaching the fourth-month-long Summer Movie Season, beginning with the latest <i>Fast and Furious</i> installment on April 3. While blockbusters won't fully flood …

Life After Cancer: How the iPhone Helped Me Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle – MacStories

I've been struggling to get back in shape after chemo.<p>Since being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma (Stage IV) in late 2011, my life changed. Beyond the psychological and emotional consequences of how cancer affected me, my family, and my relationships, it is undeniable and abundantly clear that …

Fitness

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.