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Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

The Future of Sex Is Orgy Domes

We spoke to Emily Witt about her brilliant new book 'Future Sex', which takes on cultural myths around sexuality and sexual experimentation with a serious, radical eye.<p>When I met Emily Witt six years ago, I felt that touch of vertigo that comes when you realize you're in the presence of a highly …

Checkmate, Apple: Why Google’s Pixel is a genius move for Android

Google is drawing a line under the Nexus brand and opening up a fresh front in the smartphone wars. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the first …

7 Dog Breeds With Sensitive Souls

Advertisement<p>When we call a dog “sensitive,” we don’t mean it in a bad way. We’re just talking about dogs that are a little bit more emotionally …

Pets

What Your Kids Most Need to Hear You Talk About (But You Never Do)

Research shows that parents are ignoring teenagers' reality when it comes to talks about online safety.<p>Every parent wants his or her children to be safe. We teach our children not to play with matches and not to get into cars with strangers offering candy. But, when it comes to teenagers and online …

7 Powerful Signs You're More Successful Than You Think

Now and then you have to take a step back and appreciate what you've accomplished. Here's to you.<p>Success means different things to different people.<p>For many, accumulating wealth or power are definitive signs of success. For you, it may be as simple (or complex) as being happy.<p>And although an …

Self-improvement

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How you speak and write plays a big part in your level of success in life. Use words improperly and others will instantaneously--and often unintentionally and subconsciously--judge your intelligence or education. Check out this list of common, embarrassing errors even smart people make.<p>1. "Me" as …

Language

15 Longterm Couples Share How They Keep Sex Hot In Their Relationships

There are a lot of great things about long-term love, but sometimes it can be tough to keep the sex as hot as you'd like. Before you know it, you …

Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

Consciousness

A small but beautiful house that this couple built on a tiny budget

If you’re looking for an attractive yet elegant architecture idea for your modern home, then homify has the perfect design for you. This classic and …

10+ Asshole Cats Who Stole Dog Beds And Didn’t Give A Damn About The Pawlice

Cats might no longer be revered in the same way they were in the times of Ancient Egypt, but that doesn't stop them from acting like little furry …

Methane-flooded canyons on Titan

The aptly named Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is remarkably Earth-like. Its diameter is only about 40% that of our planet, but Titan’s nitrogen-rich, …

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

PHP

25 Investments That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

Like retail therapy for your bank account.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

Critical Thinking

2016 State of Nature report: wildlife winners and losers - in pictures

The UK is among the most nature-depleted countries in the world, according to a major report from more than 50 conservation groups. More than one in 10 species is threatened with extinction - but some are making a comeback

Wildlife

DIY Raspberry Pi Chiptune Player (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a new project might be interested in a new Raspberry Pi chip tune player which has been created by Vince Weaver …

UFO hunter spots ‘alien writing on abandoned spaceship' on Mars

A space enthusiast uncovered what he believes to be the remains of an abandoned spaceship or machine crashed on the surface of the Red Planet.<p>The …

“Impossible” Time Crystals May Actually Be Real, Say Physicists

Cutting edge physics research gives us another remarkable idea that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. In 2012, Nobel-Prize …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation and uncertainty stop them from acting on an idea. (Fear of the unknown and …

Self-improvement

Facebook's go-to management manual says there's one thing to look for in job candidates above all else

Hiring exceptional employees is one of the most important and difficult responsibilities given to a manager.<p>A bad hire can be financially costly to your company and set back your team's progress.<p>There's an enormous burden on managers tasked with determining what their team needs and then making a …

8 Ways to Have a Sexy as Hell Relationship OUTSIDE of the Bedroom

Sex in a relationship is definitely important. And yes, you can just take 20 minutes out of a day for sex with your partner. But is that really enough to keep sexual attraction and intimate connection thriving in your relationship?<p>I say "No." Love is way more fun (and sexier) when you connect with …

The 'Google Brain' is a real thing but very few people have seen it

Naturally, tech giant Google is smack dab in the middle of this trend.<p>Just like the move to mobile gave rise to companies like Uber and Snapchat, Google's chairman Eric Schmidt believes that machine learning will underpin the next crop of game-changing successful companies.<p>Google has built a team …

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. Let go of this relic and try a new, more productive approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on …

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

Relationships

The 65 Best Home Decorating Ideas Of All Time

How many do you already know?<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Your Smart Robot Is Coming in Five Years, But It Might Get Hacked and Kill You

However, it's the cars you really have to worry about.<p>A new report commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security forecasts that autonomous artificially intelligent robots are just five to 10 years away from hitting the mainstream—but there's a catch.<p>The new breed of smart robots will be …

RIP VHS: World's Last VCR Will Be Made This Month

Be warned, vintage videophiles: Japan’s Funai Electric, a company that claims to be the last manufacturer of videocassette recorders (VCRs), will manufacture its last VHS player this month.<p>Funai, which manufacturers the VCRs in China for Sanyo, says the decision comes after selling only 750,000 …

Televisions