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The twisted genius of Trump: His dark fantasy of a coronation speech was dangerously effective

Pundits panned Trump’s speech, but his appeals to emotion showed an innate understanding of the conservative mind<p>Donald Trump delivered a devastatingly powerful coronation speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week. The event itself was a mass psychotic episode, a four …

The strange afterlife of Einstein's brain

<b>Einstein's death 60 years ago was just the start of a strange journey for the most prized part of his anatomy, his brain. Stored in jars and on slides, it is still inspiring awe and scholarly research.</b><p>At 01:15 in the morning of 18 April 1955, Albert Einstein - theoretical physicist, peace …

Custom-made jewelry designs for fancy nerds

Nerd kings and queens need impressive bling to go with their impressive fandom.<p>Pittsburgh jewelry designer Paul Michael Bierker creates gorgeous, …

Jewelry

15 Motivational Posters for Your Dorm That Aren’t Lame

Why does college decor so often veer in the direction of cheesy and motivational? You know, those posters depicting kitties “hanging in there” or the shot of the single red rubber duck going against the crowd? Not to worry. Transforming your dorm room into the interior design equivalent of an …

Motivation

What Is Love? The Answer May Surprise You

It feels so good to say and to hear the words "I love you," but what do they really mean? In order to talk about what makes a relationship successful, it is crucial to have a working definition of love. This is something you can remind yourself, and each other, of during the inevitable ebb and flow …

The iPad mini 4 is thin, powerful and multitasks just like the iPad Air 2

Does anyone care about Apple's new iPad mini 4? I don't even think Apple does.<p>The iPad mini 4 got barely a blip of onstage time during the company's …

iPad Mini

Angelina Jolie's 5th Vogue Cover Is Her Most Natural Yet

Simply stunning.<p>Angelina Jolie is Vogue's November 2015 cover star!<p>The actress, philanthropist, activist, mom of six (etc., etc., etc.) looks absolutely stunning in her first Vogue cover in five years, wearing a black-and-white striped sweater, pushed back hair, glowing makeup, and little else in …

Facial workout guide: Look younger with these 10 exercises

While maintaining overall fitness is the need of the hour, and exercising different parts of the body is essential, people often ignore the facial …

Muscle

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Penis

But Were Too P#$$Y to Ask<p>1. You Will Never Know the Truth About Your Penis Until You Ask Your Ex-Girlfriends<p>Ask yourself a question: How well do you really know your own penis? Pretty well, I bet you’d say. But ask it a different way: What would a penis reviewer say about it? In a world of 3.5 …

Google's Nexus phones are just ads

I've spent the past couple of days desperately trying to puzzle out the purpose behind Google's newly announced Nexus 5X and 6P smartphones. Unlike predecessors such as the Nexus One and Nexus 5, these phones don't have a clear reason for being, and are not in themselves terribly unique. That's led …

Taylor Swift Leaves Backup Dancer in Shock: ‘I Get Off the Plane…and This Is the 1st Thing I See’

Taylor Swift stunned her backup dancer Wednesday by donating $50,000 to an online fundraiser aimed at helping his 13-month-old nephew battle cancer.<p>“Baby Ayden, I’m lucky enough to perform with your uncle Toshi on tour. All of us are praying for you and your mama and sending so much love your way,” …

Taylor Swift

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Here's what Google's next big Android phones will be called

The Nexus 5X is widely reported to be an updated version of the Nexus 5 smartphone Google introduced back in 2013. LG is said to be the manufacturer behind the 5X, while the Nexus 6P will reportedly be a larger phone similar to the Nexus 6 device Google released nearly one year ago. This phone is …

Steve Jobs’ Secret Pixar Speakeasy

An air shaft tunnel opened into a secret room at Pixar HQ, outfitted with Christmas lights, shag carpets, lava lamps, and a stocked bar.<p>In 2000, …

57 Vintage Photos Of Couples That Will Make You Believe In Love

Love is real, guys!

11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo

Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.<p>1 of 12<p>(Image: geralt via Pixabay)<p>If you've …

6 reasons to get excited for Android 6.0 Marshmallow

What Brazil's $10 billion Olympic venues look like one year before the games

Sixteen months later, 365 days before the Opening Ceremony, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes announced that all projects were on schedule.<p>"We are literally making a miracle happen here," he said.<p>Given what we saw at the Sochi Olympics (where hotels weren't finished by the start of the games) and the 2014 …

Apple Launches A8-Based iPod Touch With 8MP Camera, Adds New Nano and Shuffle Colors

Apple today introduced the sixth-generation iPod touch with a 4-inch display, 64-bit A8 chip and M8 motion coprocessor, 8-megapixel rear-facing iSight camera and new colors: blue, pink, silver, space gray, gold and red. 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models are available through the Apple Online Store …

Taylor Swift donates $50,000 to fan with leukaemia

The singer told 11-year-old Naomi: 'Let's focus on getting you feeling better'<p>Taylor Swift <b>continues to prove herself the most charitable mega-watt popstar</b> of the moment after making her biggest donation to a fan yet.<p>The 25-year-old singer gave $50,000 (£32,417) to an 11-year-old fan currently …

Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran Win 4th of July With Hilarious Pic

This is how a Brit should show up to a friend's huge 4th of July party.<p>attended (crashed?) 's big July 4th celebration in the best possible way -- by …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

From Meat to Muscle

How steak makes you grow—from the first bite to bulging biceps<p><b>1. Breaking Down the Meat</b>The process starts in your mouth with the mechanical digestion of food: Your teeth cut, tear, and mash the steak into smaller particles, mixing it with saliva to form a semisolid lump.<p><b>2. Digesting the Protein</b>Once …

Nutrition

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple Pay is launching in the UK on July 14.</b> There will be a £20 limit on transactions — but this should rise in the fall.<p><b>2. A petition to have Ellen Pao removed as the CEO of Reddit has gained more than 100,000 signatures in 3 days.</b> Last week, popular Reddit employee Victoria Taylor was let go …

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Dating

Dating

What to Do If You Find a Naked Selfie on Her Phone

Sex, dating, love, and lust—Ali Fedotowsky will now take your questions<p><b>My wife hates that I’m an early riser on weekends. But do we really have to cuddle all morning long?</b>—Justin, Boston, MA<p>No, you don’t need to keep your limbs tangled up till noon. Just indulge her a bit.<p>You know the upside: …

Uh Oh

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus images, dummies, measurements and case leaked

A rumored Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has been all the hype since yesterday, when a trademark filing for the device. Leaks and rumors have started trickling in since then. Now we have a bevy of images and details that provide ample evidence for the device’s existence. Let’s take a look!<p>Samsung …