Lori Vaughn

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Recognizing the Source of Irrational Thoughts, Fears, Beliefs and Behaviors

It’s safe to say that not every part of the human brain is rational. Research suggests that the rational mindset we experience is a recent …

Self-help

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini was 14 years old when he attended the first gathering of what would become the Hammerskin Nation, a violent, white-power skinheadgroup. Looking back, he describes his introduction to the group as receiving a "lifeline of acceptance."<p>"I felt a sort of energy flow through me that …

India’s only openly gay prince to build LGBTQ centre at his palace

The only openly gay prince in India is throwing open his palace doors to lesbians, gays, transgender and others shunned for their sexuality.<p>How? By …

Walmart jacks up hourly wage to $11 and hands out $1,000 bonuses

Walmart, the world’s largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for US workers to $11 an hour, handing out one-time cash bonuses to …

Skype starts testing new ‘private conversations’ with end-to-end encryption

Secured using the same encryption standard behind the Signal app<p>Microsoft is testing a new feature for Skype: end-to-end encrypted chat conversations, secured using the industry standard Signal Protocol by Open Whisper Systems.<p>The company announced the experimental feature named “Private …

Funny Pictures – January 4, 2018

Friend puts fine dining menus in his son’s lunch box. <br>viaMistakes were made. If only I had a laser pointer to shine on all the candy bars. <br>viaJust …

Ed Sheeran

Seven Pieces of Priceless Art People Ruined in 2017

This is why we can't have nice things.<p>My third worst fear—after kidney stones and nuclear war—is getting yelled at by a museum security guard. Maybe I'm a weenie, but I dread the unique embarrassment that comes from trespassing against our culture's hallowed protectors.<p>Thankfully, I'm not any of …

Andy Warhol

These IKEA Hacks Will Dominate 2018

2018 is upon us, and do you know what that means? It's a brand new year to iterate, embellish, alter, paint, and reconfigure IKEA stuff —we'll use …

Furniture

What You Need to Know About The Intel Flaw Everyone's Freaking Out About

Practically every PC, laptop, tablet, and smartphone is affected.<p>Silicon Valley is abuzz about 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' – new ways for hackers to …

Computer Science

China to move millions of people from homes in anti-poverty drive

Mass relocation from remote rural villages is part of Xi Jinping’s goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2020<p>Xiao Ercha lives in a tumbledown shanty beside a pigsty, thousands of kilometres and a world away from the awe-inspiring skyscrapers of Beijing and Shanghai.<p>Tatty mosquito nets hang from …

Explorer's Seven Summits Grand Slam Defies All Odds

The Workshop’s True North is an inspiring documentary about Sean Swarner, who in 2002 became the first cancer survivor to reach the top of Mount …

Cool new gadgets to showcase in Las Vegas at CES

Ready for a $20,000 smart mattress that detects your snoring and then raises your head automatically — just enough to quiet your breathing?<p>Or how …

Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt lock will soon work with Google Assistant

The number of smart home devices compatible with Google Assistant is growing at a fast rate, and this week at CES 2018, Schlage is bringing one of its most popular products to that party…<p>The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt is one of the more popular ways to wirelessly lock up your home, but its …

Smart Homes

Woman gets equipped with bionic hand that can actually feel

Prosthetics have improved my leaps and bounds over the past century and we’ve reached a point where someone with an artificial limb is often just as …

Samsung just unveiled a monstrous 146-inch TV called The Wall

The Wall uses MicroLED technology for a picture that rivals OLED<p>Samsung has come to CES 2018 with an enormous 4K TV it’s calling The Wall — and it’s also claiming The Wall to be “the world’s first modular TV.” The Wall measures 146 inches and uses MicroLED technology to produce its picture.<p>MicroLED …

Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered in Israel

Archaeologists find hundreds of knapped flint hand-axes used by early humans over half a million years ago at Jaljulia, north-east of Tel Aviv<p>Israeli archaeologists have uncovered the site of an extraordinarily well preserved prehistoric “paradise” used by stone age hunter-gatherers over half a …

Baby girl’s DNA sheds new light on origins of Native Americans

A study of Sunrise Girl-Child’s DNA (Xach'itee'aanenh T'eede Gaay, in the local Indigenous language) indicates there was a single wave of migration …

10 Recently Discovered Ancient Skeletons That Tell Curious Tales

Human skeletons can be strange, even in the most normal of positions. Ancient bones have a particular knack for dropping jaws and not just their own. …

The PDA returns to CES, because everything old is new again

Gather round children, and let me tell you a story. It’s a tale from a bygone area called the “nineteen nineties,” when flannel ruled the earth, our appetites were quenched by smart drinks and soulful sounds of Blind Melon were as reliable as any weather report. Back before “PDA” was merely …

16 Upgrades To Make In Your Bedroom That Are Proven To Help With Anxiety

Anxietey doesn't come with an off switch. There's no magical product or mental trick that will singlehandedly make it disappear for good, especially …

Jeff Goldblum

Cassette tapes are back, kind of

Add the surprise return of the cassette tape to the long list of why the last couple of years have been some of the strangest in recent memory. After a number of strong years for the vinyl record, the media’s successor had a good 12 months, as sales in the US rose a solid 35-percent, according to …

Suicide at Chinese iPhone factory reignites concern over working conditions

A US-based China workers’ rights organisation has claimed that a factory at a firm that produces Apple’s iPhones in China, died after jumping from a building on Saturday.<p>China Labor Watch (CLW) said that Li Ming, 31, jumped to his death from a building in the city of Zhengzhou, in the east-central …

10 Rare And Revealing Things Salvaged From Ancient Ships

When ancient ships are discovered, largely all that remains are remnants of wood. Eons beneath the waves will dismantle organic matter, and within …

The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017

At <i>ArchDaily</i>, we're lucky enough to know a fantastic network of architecture professionals, allowing us to share the world's best architecture with …

27+ Fine Examples Of Creative Photography That Will Inspire You

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photo you are most proud of in the Monthly Pro Vol 37 Photo contest with chances to win Pro …

7 Small bedroom designs by professional experts

The bedroom is typically a place to sleep and relax so honestly, you don't actually need that much space. The important thing is to make it the most …

I was a victim of sex trafficking

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Pregnancy

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …