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Use FoxType to Be More Polite

Inigo, you could have been a bit more polite to Count Rugen. As a gentleman, he would have appreciated that--especially as you were approaching him …

10 Words in Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Decoded

A researcher claims he's decoded 10 possible words in the famously unreadable Voynich manuscript, which has eluded interpretation for a century.<p>The …

Court Thinks Hacking Is Worse Than Rape

Matthew Keys won’t do 25 years for defacing the LA Times website, but computer crime laws are outdated as hell.<p>On Wednesday, Matthew Keys, a …

Why You Can’t Finish Writing Your Book

by Joe BuntingIn a poll we conducted, seventy-two percent of people told us they struggle finishing the writing projects they start.Why is it so hard …

What It's Like Dealing with Social Anxiety Disorder in Prison

My social anxiety was both the root cause of my offending and an extra punishment on top of my jail sentence.<p>When most people finish university, they either get a job or go travelling. Unfortunately, I'm not most people. Since the age of 18, I've suffered from social anxiety disorder, a mental …

Parents Give Son Hilarious Letter Of Resignation For His 20th Birthday: 'Enjoy Your Life As An Adult'

Most people get a cake and a couple of presents from their parents on their birthday.<p>But when Japanese student Yuma Hasegawa turned 20 recently, his …

Gun Control in America: The Second Amendment’s Fake History | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>False history continues to kill Americans, as we saw once again last week at Umpqua Community College in Oregon where a disturbed young man whose</i> …

15 Must-Read Lessons Albert Einstein Can Teach Screenwriters

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Five Hells Angels members freed midtrial, judge scolds prosecution | The Star

MONTREAL—A trial for five Hells Angels on murder and conspiracy charges ended abruptly Friday after the judge ordered a halt to the proceedings …

Yale University Offering Course Teaching the Ethics of Looting

An activist who helped start the looting in both Ferguson and Baltimore is now teaching a course at Yale University defending the use of looting as a …

Yale

Eminem Pens Essay Praising The 'True Genius' Of Tupac Shakur

"A lot of people say, 'You feel Pac,' and it's absolutely true."<p>Eminem has long stated his allegiance to Tupac Shakur, having co-produced the soundtrack to the 2003 documentary "Tupac: Resurrection" and the 2004 posthumous album "Loyal to the Game." Now, the rapper has written a tribute essay in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

An Interview with Ida of 'Ida's Diary', a New Film About Borderline Personality Disorder

Ida Storm filmed herself for years in an attempt to structure her thoughts, and these clips have been crafted into a documentary, <i>Ida's Diary</i>. We had a chat with her recently to see how she's been since she put the camera down.<p>Great highs and deep lows are often difficult to communicate with …

Photographer Aims to Crush Stigmas Surrounding Special Needs Dogs Using Stunning Images

Finding a home for a shelter animal is hard work, but if said pet has a disability it can be near impossible to find a willing adopter to take them …

Watch Taylor Swift Scare the Bejesus Out of Selena Gomez

TERRIFYING.<p>This week, Ellen DeGeneres had Selena Gomez on her show, where the two talked boys, her lupus diagnosis, body shaming, and how to join Taylor Swift's squad. But, because this is <i>Ellen,</i> talk show host plus expert prankster, Selena didn't have just a normal interview. Ellen scared her …

Recent Studies Show That Psychedelic Drugs Are Not Bad For Mental Health -- But Alcohol Is

It is a matter of provable fact that psychedelics are the safest compounds within the modern drug culture. The strongest hallucinogen known to man …

Mental Health

15 Fantastic Books By Women To Read This Fall

Marital tumult, female friendships and unconventional memoirs make up this fall's biggest new books.<p>Jonathan Franzen’s <i>Purity</i> might be the most talked-about new release in the book world this fall, which is well and good -- his novel about naive, youthful attempts to lead morally pure lives is fun, …

Exploring The Moon-Centric Mythology Of The Feminine Occult

Ladies, howl to the she-moon.<p>The moon is one of the only celestial bodies with features graspable by an Earthling's naked eye. She is a shapeshifter, slinking away from a full orb to a mere sliver and back again. Yet, despite the eternal flux, her identity remains constant. She balances darkness …

Spirituality

Write Better: How An Editor (Or Coach) Can Help You

<i>The editor’s job is simple. Sort wheat from chaff. Point out chaff. Encourage more wheat.</i><br>-AnonymousHow do you feel when you send your writing project …

Writing

Nick Gordon Accused Of Murdering Bobbi Kristina With “Deadly Injection” In Court Document

Did Nick Gordon Murder Bobbi Kristina?<p>There’s been another revelation in the case of Bobbi Kristina’s death that directly accuses her boyfriend of …

15 Harmless Pranks To Troll Your Office

Let's face it, the office gets boring. Every day it's the same thing. You stare at your computer, waiting for something to happen to help the day go …

A Powerful Lesson Iyanla Vanzant Learned From Her Suicide Attempt

"I have the power to rebuild, restructure, redefine, recreate my life."<p>Iyanla Vanzant has become known for counseling fractured families, people in pain and couples headed for disaster, but before she took on a role of life coach and spiritual advisor, Iyanla was in need of great help …

Etiquette Monster: This Nosy Lady at the Sauna Won't Stop Asking Me About My Very Large Scar

<i>This is Etiquette Monster, Jezebel’s advice column where senior writer Madeleine Davies gets worked up and starts screaming about manners. Have a</i> …

Kate Middleton Is the Picture of the Perfect Royal at a Charity Event for Mental Health

The Duchess of Cambridge and her hubby, Prince William, are committed to fighting the stigma of mental health. On Saturday morning (Oct. 10), the …

Models Recreate Gustav Klimt’s Golden Paintings

Life truly imitates art in this set of photos of models recreating some of Austrian symbolist Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings. The images were …

We Saw the First Episode of Marvel's Jessica Jones and Now We Want More

Netflix and Marvel’s <i>Jessica Jones</i> showed its first episode at a packed New York Comic Con house, and it delivered so much. Here are our spoiler-free …

15 Tasty Halloween Treats to Make With Kids

Halloween is the perfect time to plan a baking date with your kiddos and create some spooky sweets. All of the recipes below are super kid-friendly (and easy) so the process isn’t stressful or complicated for them. From creepy spider cookies to gingerbread skeletons, there is something for everyone …

'I want them the f*ck out of my neighborhood': Armed anti-Muslim protesters descend on AZ mosque

Demonstrators squared off outside a Phoenix mosque amid a heavy police presence on Saturday, during the highest-profile of a series of anti-Islam …

Mother jailed after son drowned as she checked Facebook and took call

A mother whose two-year-old son drowned while uploading photographs to Facebook and taking a call from her boyfriend has been jailed for five …