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What Do Women Really Want?

New from the "Love Lab" comes the book that I have been struggling to write for the past decade. This masterwork finally tells the story of what women want in a man, and how important men are in the fate of their relationships with women. Let me say upfront that this book is written for men in …

Why This 'Mobile-First' CEO Holds Device-Free Meetings

How great is this? Marc Benioff, the Salesforce chief executive who’s long plugged a mobile-first worldview of software development, strips his …

Arianna Huffington on Why You Need More Sleep, and How to Get It (Hint: Sex)

Arianna Huffington has a multimillion-dollar media website that reacts to world events by the millisecond, she’s a mother of two, and yet she says …

13 apps that helped me break my worst habits at work and at home

If your answer is a resounding YES, then let me tell you - I empathize!<p>Between work commitments, money managing, keeping your health in order and an ever-demanding social calendar, it can be difficult to achieve some sense of balance.<p>Or prioritize the things you actually want to do with your time… …

The deadly selfie game - the thrill to end all thrills

Amanda du Preez, <i>University of Pretoria</i><p>According to the popular press it was more likely in 2015 for a person to die while taking a selfie than to be killed by a shark - this is globally. This means that, officially, the deadly "monster" shark from the "Jaws" movie franchise has become less …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

January 2016

Diversity

Augmented-reality movie director: If tech is made to be addictive, 'We're f*cked' (Q&A)

"We are going to be, potentially, walking into a very dark situation."<p>When Benjamin Dickinson directed "Creative Control," an independent film that premiered at South by Southwest last year and was bought by Amazon last fall, he had never used any virtual reality or augmented reality technology. …

Is binge-watching bad for your mental health?

With the release of the fourth season of House of Cards, all 13 episodes are available for Netflix subscribers. Some fans might space each episode out over the course of the ensuing weeks. But many will binge-watch – completing the series in a thrilling, draining marathon of being glued to their …

Mental Health

The internet's barrage of images is changing how we think

Facebook / YouTube Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say they're online "almost constantly." Now much of that time, it seems, is spent incessantly compiling and navigating vast collections and streams of images.<p>In a 2014 survey, the photo sharing app Instagram supplanted Twitter as the social media …