Tina Geneste

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The truth about Internet slang: It goes way back

The English language wouldn’t be what it is today if not for a long history of abbreviations and alternate spelling<p>In 2007, BBC reporter and presenter John Humphrys wrote an essay pointedly titled: “I h8 txt msgs: How texting is wrecking our language.” In it, Humphyrs lamented that,<p>the relentless …

The Soylent Subculture: 10 People Tell Us What It's Like Living on Powdered Food

Soylent is a powered food substitute that, for some, changes everything from your daily routine to your health.<p>In a 2013 blog post titled "How I Stopped Eating Food," founder Rob Rhinehart calls out conventional food — meat, produce, everything in a grocery store — as the "fossil fuel of human …

The lavish homes of American archbishops

Clearly, "lifestyles of the rich and religious" doesn't cut it for Pope Francis.<p>The pontiff has said it "breaks my heart" to see priests and nuns driving the latest-model cars.<p>He's blasted "airport bishops" who spend more time jet-setting than tending to their flocks.<p>And he's warned against church …

Are You Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

You may not be, but they're still on their way.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p>Self-driving cars sound wonderful: A computer program can ferry you to work while you kick back and read a book. But are they safe? Many Americans have mixed feelings and don't entirely trust software to take …

The New York Times Published A Scathing Column Ripping Apart Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.Org

In a column published in The New York times, Morozov comes up with a bunch of unflattering adjectives for Zuckerberg's Internet.org, calling it "venture humanitarianism" and "Facebook's gateway drug."'<p>Ouch.<p>The problem, Morozov and other critics say, is that Zuck is positioning this as a …

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Tuberculosis patient who refused care is arrested

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or …

TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen

Handheld projectors are nothing new, but TouchPico from TouchJet offers a new twist that could be useful: the ability to turn any flat surface into …

Japanese schoolgirl arrested on suspicion of decapitating classmate

A 15-year-old girl is accused of strangling her victim, Aiwa Matsuo, to death and dismembering her body<p>A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her classmate and dismembering her body, Japanese police say.<p>The 15-year-old suspect is accused of attacking her victim with a metal …

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Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

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