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This Study Explains Why People Procrastinate

Have you ever had a huge project to get done by midnight but you found yourself rushing to get it started at 11:15? You don't need to be a college …

Procrastination

The Healthiest Way to Cook a Sweet Potato Isn't Baking It

Ready to cook up a few sweet potatoes? Chances are, you're baking them.<p>But if you're looking to boost the healthfulness of this already nutritious …

Sweet Potatoes

These Companies Really, Really, Really Want to Freeze Your Eggs

Jennifer Lannon lay, her feet propped in stirrups, on an examining table at Extend Fertility, an egg-freezing clinic in Midtown Manhattan. A screen at her right displayed the results of her ultrasound, the image closely monitored by Ms. Lannon and her doctor, Joshua Klein.<p>How many eggs could she …

Reproductive Medicine

Summer 2018 Is the Summer of Sleaze

Here's how looking like a teenage weed dealer became a whole thing.<p>Justin Bieber is an internationally renowned pop star. He’s rich, he famous, and he’s recently engaged to model Hailey Baldwin. He is, by many measures, a successful adult human male. He also dresses like a teenager who’s about to …

Wiz Khalifa

New lawsuit shows your phone is unsafe at American borders

CBP = Customs and Border Profiling<p>A recent case filed in federal court, where an American woman had her iPhone sized and cracked by Customs and Border Protection in a New Jersey airport, puts a whole new spin on the things we now need to worry about when leaving the country. It appears that now …

Staten Island

The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money

A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the bank.<p>When Moiz Ali launched his startup Native, the maker of a natural deodorant brand, he couldn’t help but be self-conscious when mingling with …

Entrepreneurship

Millennials put pets first when buying a home

Millennials are having a love affair with pets — so much so that they're often putting their furry friends' needs at the top of their list when …

Pets

The Difference Between A $5 White Tee And A $125 White Tee

The answer isn't that simple, but we spoke to experts to get to the bottom of this wardrobe staple.<p>If you’ve ever looked at a $5 H&M white T-shirt, you’ll notice it doesn’t look all that different from a plain white designer tee that sells for upwards of $300. <b></b>What’s the deal with the price …

T-shirts

Microsoft Bug Testers Unionized. Then They Were Dismissed

Silicon Valley’s contract labor has become a hot political topic, as a slew of potential Democratic presidential candidates sponsor legislation that …

Technology

America's hottest export? Sperm

Ella Rasmussen’s doctors started to prod her about children when she turned 30. She was single, suffered from endometriosis, and contemplated a hysterectomy. After several years, the nudges took hold. Because she wasn’t a good candidate to freeze only her eggs, she was advised to undergo IVF and …

Lifestyle (UK)

Stock Your Freezer with Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

I don't think it's too extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

Breakfast

Black Panther is a joyous game changer for Marvel

The movie soars on the spirit of its heroes and its villain.<p>Black Panther has been an Avenger for the past 50 years, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1966. What Kirby and Lee created, and what subsequent writers and artists have since refined, is one of the smartest and most powerful members …

‘Black Lightning’ Is the Black Superhero Television’s Been Waiting For

Black Lightning debuted in the pages of DC Comics in April 1977 as their first starring black superhero. He was created as a response to the popular …

Black Lightning

The 21st-century Hollywood: how Silicon Valley became the world’s trend capital

Forget Los Angeles. If you want to get rich and famous fast, in anything from food to fashion, San Francisco is the place to be. But will handing that kind of power to a new global elite come at a price?<p>The strangest thing about Bulletproof Coffee isn’t stirring a pellet of grass-fed butter and a …

Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far

SAN FRANCISCO — Their complaints flow on Reddit forums, on video game message boards, on private Facebook pages and across Twitter. They argue for everything from male separatism to an end to gender diversity efforts.<p>Silicon Valley has for years accommodated a fringe element of men who say women …

Silicon Valley

Google engineer's anti-diversity manifesto sparks outrage

Google employees are reacting with outrage to a manifesto written by a senior engineer that criticizes the company's efforts to improve workforce diversity and its "left leaning" bias.<p>The 10-page treatise, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," argues that women are underrepresented in tech …

The Inside Story Of SoundCloud's Collapse

If you want an example of when SoundCloud’s mission to be a free-for-all music sharing venue collided with its desire to go mainstream, the time it accidentally banned Justin Bieber is a pretty good place to start. In late April 2014, a user named "Sir Bizzle" posted a song titled “We Were Born for …

SoundCloud

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Water

The Vogue Editor Who Bit the Hand That Fed Her. Hard.

It was a damning portrayal of fashion publishing straight out of <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>: in a tell-all interview with <i>Vestoj</i>, an academic journal about …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Uber’s board unanimously voted for Holder report recommendations, as the company negotiates an exit with its business head

Uber’s directors met today for seven hours to discuss the findings of an external investigation into the company’s toxic culture.<p>According to a representative of Uber’s board of directors, it has “unanimously voted to adopt all the recommendations of the Holder Report.”<p>The question is: Exactly what …

Sexual Harassment

Meet Binky, the anti-social media simulator

Something happened to social media recently. I don’t know exactly when things changed, but almost overnight, randomly scrolling through feeds became a lot less enjoyable. Flame-wars, bad news, fake news, worse news and anxiety-fueling comment sections meant that social media is no longer the …

Social Media

From ‘Twin Peaks’ to ‘American Gods’: Welcome to the Golden Age of Weird TV

An FBI agent communicates with an eyeless woman on some cosmic, supernatural plain while a brain on a stalk issues cryptic orders. A living Goddess …

This 13-year-old programmer is on a mission to educate 100,000 aspiring coders

When most of us were making our way through first grade, Tanmay Bakshi was a programming prodigy.<p>His love affair with computer programming started out as fun and games at the tender age of five. “Computers just fascinated me with how they could do anything. They were like magic,” Bakshi told Quartz …

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Spicy Sweet Potato Straws Are Ridiculously Good

Hard truth: Most breakfast potatoes are kinda disappointing. It's better than having no potatoes at all, but far too often, they're just filler. …

11 Low-Carb Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

No cardboard-like granola bars in sight.<p>When you're doing the low-carb thing and a case of the munchies strikes, it can be challenging to come up with snacks that are as easy to make as they are to throw in your purse.<p>On top of that, these noshes should also do your body a solid in the nutrition …

Nutrition

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

7 Mediterranean Diet Formulas for a Week's Worth of Easy Dinners

We’ve all had dreams of living on the Mediterranean. Blue waters, white sand, and mountains looking fake in the background. But TBH, what we’re …

Food

Here's How To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

It's actually easier than you think.

Healthy Eating