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Top 10 TED Talks on Storytelling and Filmmaking

From JJ Abrams to James Cameron, some of the world’s most celebrated storytellers and filmmakers have given their “TED Talk.” Topics range from viral …

Al Qaeda calls for car bombs in US cities, other 'crusader' countries

Al Qaeda is calling on terrorist affiliates to detonate car bombs in major U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, in the latest edition of its Inspire magazine.<p>The issue comes nearly a year after the Boston Marathon bombing, and as the city readies new security measures …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Kids With ADHD Can Train Their Brains, Study Finds

Kids with ADHD may be able to learn better focus through a computer game that trains the brain to pay attention, a new study suggests.<p>The game was part of a neurofeedback system that used bicycle helmets wired to measure brain waves and gave immediate feedback when kids were paying attention, …

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‘Masters of Sex’ Star: ‘I Relate to a Character Who Struggles’

Don’t let the title of Showtime’s latest hour-long drama fool you. Despite its suggestive name, <i>Masters of Sex</i> (which premieres Sunday at 10 p.m. ET) …

Will copyright be extended 20 more years? An old debate returns

Congress is conducting a review of America’s copyright laws, a process that could shape culture and creativity for a generation or more. While the …

Moto X and the era of the 'good enough' smartphone

It's a remarkable thing to go back and watch Steve Jobs' announcement of the iPhone from 2007. Though it was only six years ago, returning to it you quickly get a sense of just how revolutionary the device was. Even now-basic things like scrolling on a touch screen or having Google Maps on a phone …

How Steve Jobs Turned Technology — And Apple — Into Religion

<i>"Much ink has been spilled drafting the Steve Jobs encomium. But Jobs and Apple are interesting for far more than technological prowess – they</i> …

Syria death toll tops 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the country's uprising more than two years ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog said.<p>The Observatory said the toll now stands at 100,191 people, with at least 36,661 civilians killed, including more than …

Tom Petty on His Rarities Tour, Writing With Bob Dylan

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers just wrapped up a series of 11 shows at the Beacon Theater in New York and the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Egon the Blunt Getter

This time, I couldn’t take it. Egon had thrown off the balance, refusing to comprehend the burden that he placed on us, and completely disregarding what we had given him—a purpose. In front of all of us, he spat on that purpose in defense of whatever...<p><i>Rembrandt's "</i><i>The Syndics of the Amsterdam</i> …

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FORTUNE — The decision by Sun-Times Newspaper Group to eliminate its entire photography staff, with its 500 or so collective years of professional experience, has everyone wondering what could possibly justify such a move. Is it union-busting? A way to squeeze profits out of a rapidly sinking …

How Bob Dylan Co-Wrote Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel,’ 40 Years Ago

If you’re a hardcore Bob Dylan fan, the new Darius Rucker hit “Wagon Wheel” might sound a little familiar. It’s actually a fleshed-out version of an …

Brian Eno Describes Power of Light in Short Film

Brian Eno recalls one of his earliest experiences with art in a new short film released by the Red Bull Music Academy. <i>Light and Time: The Visual Art</i> …

Tips for Celebrating International Masturbation Month

Let's not be so private about what we do in our private time. We need to be reminded that masturbation is both a privilege, and a right. I've put together some ideas for how you can celebrate self-love for the rest of this month.<p>The whole month of May is International Masturbation Month. It's a …

Why I Love My Meds

As someone who goes into a month-long manic tailspin every few years, as well as more frequent batshit-crazy days-long episodes of depression every few months, I know I need my pills. I take medications every morning and night—they’re my breakfast and...<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Kleuske</i><p>This past Monday …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Meet Sohel Rana, the Most Hated Man in Bangladesh

As is typical of a certain kind of Bangladeshi garment magnate, the man who owned the factory that collapsed last week and killed over 400 people is crass, vulgar, nouveau riche, and involved in equal measure organized crime and high politics.<p><i>AP Photo</i><p>May Day in Bangladesh: "The serenity of Jurain …

Why I Quit Drinking

I quit drinking in 2002, mere months before my college graduation. As you can imagine, quitting drinking before the window when it’s socially acceptable to be drunk all the time had closed was due to some pretty specific incidents and behaviors that I...<p><i>Photo by edenpictures, via Flickr.</i><p>I quit …

The Cops' Military Toys Aren't Just for Catching Terrorists

While the circumstances of the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarneav in Boston last week were unique, the military muscle displayed by law enforcement is hardly reserved for responding to rare acts of terrorism. Increasingly, SWAT teams in tanks are the new...<p><i>A SWAT tank parked in the Boston Common on</i> …

How to Fake an Orgasm (A Guide for Girls)

Here's how to fake an orgasm when the penis in your vagina deserves it most, but you have that instinctive feeling that it's just not going to happen tonight (or this morning, or this afternoon, or whenever you happen to be fucking).<p>I rarely fake orgasms because I don't believe someone who is …

I Used My Stock Market Millions to Throw Raves and Sell Drugs

Shaun "English Shaun" Attwood was an incredibly unlikely ecstasy kingpin. Growing up in Widnes, just outside of Liverpool, Shaun invested in the US stock market when he was young, made his millions, moved to Phoenix, Arizona, started throwing raves...<p><i>Shaun "English Shaun" Attwood during his</i> …

Here's How Google Glass Actually Works

We all know Google Glass doesn't need sorcery for you to comfortably see a digital image projected over reality. But just how does it work? This …

Weather extremes could cause plague of mosquitoes

Don't be lulled into thinking that last year's drought will keep this year's mosquitoes at bay.<p>Last year's drought that continues this year in some parts of the country was the most extensive in at least 25 years, destroying crops in the Midwest, causing water shortages in the South, and sending …