John Saris

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Apple faces class action lawsuit over Wi-Fi assist data usage

Company faces lawsuit alleging $5m damages for feature which uses mobile data when Wi-Fi is underperforming<p>Apple is facing a $5m lawsuit over a feature in the new version of iOS which uses mobile data when Wi-Fi connectivity is weak.<p>The feature, named “Wi-Fi assist”, senses when there are problems …

Class Action

AP sources: Marines seek to keep combat jobs closed to women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commandant of the Marine Corps has recommended that women be excluded from competing for certain front-line combat jobs, U.S. …

Military

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

The real parenting lessons of the 'Child Predator Social Experiment'

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is probably nothing that freaks out a parent more than the fear of their child being lured away by a stranger, which is why we, as parents, constantly talk about stranger-danger with our little ones.<p>But are we keeping the conversation going with our tweens and teens when the virtual …

Social Media

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

Can Ecstasy Replace Xanax?

A new study urges trials of MDMA to treat anxiety in autistic adults, and it's already being tested for PTSD. Is America ready to embrace Molly?<p>In …

Ecstasy (Drug)

4 Rituals to Keep You Happy All the Time

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat.<p>The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the difference …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

June 2015

Diversity

How to Sort Texts from Contacts & Unknown Senders in iMessages on iPhone

I try to be good about keeping my Messages app clear of unwanted texts by deleting them. There are times, though, that I receive messages from people who are not in my Contacts and I may want to save the text, but not necessarily add the person to my Contacts list. That’s why I’m glad Apple added a …

6 Reasons Not to Get an Electric Knife Sharpener

I don’t know about you, but every year around November, I seem to get completely swamped with thinly veiled spam suggesting I <i>need</i> to try this “brand …

Knives

5 stunning tips that will make you an iTunes master

The native iTunes application offers many features and controls for handling your songs and movies, but sometimes it can seem too overwhelming to understand. In today’s video, we give you five quick tips that will help you master iTunes. You’ll learn how to customize your store settings, access a …

Dear Well-Meaning (But Ignorant) Parents: This Is What Your Teens Are Really Doing on the Internet

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I <i>must</i> say something. Folks, stranger …

Meet Hand Job Academy, the Most Badass Female Rap Group

Their name gets sniggers, but the women of Hand Job Academy have a lot to say, in the most explicit terms possible.<p>Hand Job Academy isn’t the name of …

Ring, Ring! Dial Up to Get Flipboard Delivered to Your Ear

With Flipboard already on mobile, the Web and (soon) the Watch, what’s next? Today, we’re excited to reveal the final frontier: the FlipPhone. Now you can call 1-248-206-FLIP to get your personal magazine read to you over the phone.<p>Finally, there’s a safe way to use Flipboard while you’re driving …

GIF Animations

Marines' combat test period ends without female grad

The two-and-a-half year period in which the Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course became gender-integrated for research will end without a single female graduate.<p>The final two participants in the Marines' experiment with training women for ground combat started and failed the IOC on April 2. One …

Military

Yay, Ramps! A Primer on Springtime Alliums

Ramps are great, but don't discount scallions, leeks, and chives—here's how to use all of spring's best alliums.<p>Tender springtime greens and lettuces seem to get all the attention once the weather warms up, but we're just as fond of our farmers' market's more pungent offerings. From ramps to …

Cooking

How Siri can maximize your iPhone music experience

Siri, the iPhone's built-in virtual assistant, can help you out in a number of ways, from dialing numbers to giving you a weather report to reading …

Yoder Smokers Frontiersman Competition Smoker

If you're like most good hosts, you've probably struggled with the question of how to feed an army of starving barbarians. Read: backpackers returning from a multi-day trip. Behold, the Yoder Smokers Frontiersman Competition Smoker.<p>Roll up with this giant three-ton grilling machine hooked to your …

Cigars

How to Transfer Your Photos Onto Wax Candles

Here’s an idea for a fun weekend project and/or personalized gift: make some custom candles that feature your photographs. It’s actually incredibly …

Inklet Lets You Use the New Macbook Touchpad as a Pen Tablet for Editing

Apple’s new Macbook features a redesigned pressure-sensitive trackpad called the Force Touch. In addition to being more powerful for inputs from your …

Tactical Seat Covers | By Smittybilt

These cool tactical seat cover storage systems by Smittybilt are great for carrying and organizing small items in your expedition vehicle. The …

Follow the money: Zionist backlash and Islamophobia

Back when former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin styled himself "Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular", many folks rightly saw it as kooky talk.<p>But as becomes more apparent with each passing day, the …

Israel